From the Game's Introduction:
Al Shir-Ma is a Live Action Roleplaying Event set in a fantasy world based loosely on the 1001 Arabian Nights. This game is intended for 66 players, to be run over 3-4 hours. Most of the action of the game takes place in Al Shir-Ma (town of the magic water) and the players take the roles of important people in the town, the court, leading merchants, prominent townsfolk, and assorted visitors and travellers. There are strong threads of political intrigue, magic, romance, duplicity and revenge running throughout the game.