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Green Book 3 By Nathan Hook
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This book is a collection of short freeform roleplay scenarios playable by a few players in a single room. They are all about playing powerful emotional scenes with hardcore material. All the... More > scenarios are designed to be playable and replayable, with different options for characters. A optional variant for each one is also included. This is a standalone book, with full guidelines and dramatic techniques inside. Included: --Sweet Nectar, a scenario of addiction, --Bitter Tears, a scenario of grief, --Turning Wheel, a scenario of the passage of time and a cat< Less
The Green Book 2 By Nathan Hook, Taisia Kann
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This book is a collection of short freeform roleplay scenarios playable by a few players in a single room. They are all about playing powerful emotional scenes with hardcore material. All the... More > scenarios are designed to be playable and replayable, with different options for characters. This is a standalone book, with full guidelines and dramatic techniques inside. Included: --Days of our Lives, a scenario of memories --Crossed Roads, a scenario of decisions --Burning Arrow, a scenario of Love.< Less
Identities at Play By Nathan Hook
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This research ethnographically studies the psychology of live action role-players who play fictional character identities in embodied play spaces. Forty two email interviews were carried out and... More > analyzed using thematic and template analysis. This study explores key themes of the relationship between player-character identity, experiences of immersion and emotions ‘bleeding’ in and out of play. The findings challenge the previous discrete models of player-character relationships with a new self-archetype spectrum model and suggest links between play style, frequency and depth of immersion, taboo play and bleed. Applications for these findings include experimental design, therapeutic role-play and artistic expression.< Less
Identities at play By Nathan Hook
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This research ethnographically studies the psychology of live action role-players who play fictional character identities in embodied play spaces. Forty two email interviews were carried out and... More > analyzed using thematic and template analysis. This study explores key themes of the relationship between player-character identity, experiences of immersion and emotions ‘bleeding’ in and out of play. The findings challenge the previous discrete models of player-character relationships with a new self-archetype spectrum model and suggest links between play style, frequency and depth of immersion, taboo play and bleed. Applications for these findings include experimental design, therapeutic role-play and artistic expression.< Less
Heart's Blood By Nathan Hook
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This book contains a role-play scenario inspired by Bram Stoker's classic novel Dracula. Players play out the main characters from the story, exploring the themes of lust & temptation,... More > immigration & colonialism, sexuality and the role of women in Victorian culture, and in particular the theme of agency. The scenario explores agency - in the sense of free will - against a narrative that begins fixed and linear and becomes open and free as the characters struggle against the will of Dracula. The scenario uses a wide range of meta-techniques and approaches that are explained inside. The book is complete within itself. The scenario is for 2-8 players, ideally 4-6 players and 1 Organiser. Typical play time is 4 hours.< Less
The Green Book By Nathan Hook
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This book is a collection of short freeform roleplay scenarios playable by a few players in a single room. They are all about playing powerful emotional scenes with hardcore material. All... More > the scenarios are designed to be playable and replayable, with different options for characters. A optional variant for each one is also included. This is a standalone book, with full guidelines and dramatic techniques inside. Included: --Passion Fruit, a scenario of temptation --Black Dog, a scenario of despair --Balanced Scales, a scenario of conflicting truths.< Less