Adam Cerling is the software developer responsible for creating Grapevine, the seminal LARP database that's still in use twenty-two years after its release.
Having spent his time since drinking deep from the wells of indie game design, he's now developing Storywild, a live-action roleplaying game that unites consent-based improv theater techniques with long-running chronicle play.
Adam lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he is one of two devoted dads to a rambunctious little boy.
Episode | May 28th, 2021 | Season 4 | 57 mins 20 secs
characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, grapevine, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp
In the season four premiere of On A Roll, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend return with guest Adam Cerling. Adam created the infamous larp character database software Grapevine, used around the world for more than two decades as the standard for running World of Darkness larps. Carie, Jason and Ryan learn the story of how Grapevine came to be, and the tale of Adam's new project – an indie larp called Storywild!