The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Shadowrun: Anarchy - Alternate Ruleset
Project Rainbow
Heroes & Other Worlds
Blades in the Dark
CRGE: Conjectural Roleplaying GM Emulator
My Little Pony: Tails of Equestria, The Storytelling Game
Asylum
Blowback
Mouse Guard (2nd Edition)
Tales from the Yawning Portal
Blue Rose (2nd Edition)
Kaiju Incorporated: The Roleplaying Game
Tales from the Loop
Crypts of Indormancy
Numenera
Players Handbook (AD&D 1e)
Power Behind the Throne
Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game
S3: Expedition to the Barrier Peaks
A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying
The Enemy Within
Gatecrasher
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook
Degenesis
4th Edition Core Rulebook Collection
Lace & Steel
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Core Set
Fading Suns (Revised Second Edition)
Gamma World Roleplaying Game
Flynn's Guide to Alien Creation
Microscope
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Beginner Box
Player's Handbook (HackMaster 5th Edition)
Dungeons: A Solo Adventure Game
Wrath of the Autarch
Metamorphosis Alpha Deluxe Collector's Edition
Cepheus Engine System Reference Document
Adventures in Middle-earth Player's Guide
Adventures in Middle-earth Loremaster's Guide
Rockalypse
SOLO: Solo RPG Campaigns for the Cepheus Engine
Barbarian Conquerors of Kanahu
Rise of the Dungeon Master: Gary Gygax and the Creation of D&D
Paranoia: Red Clearance Edition
Toxicity
Schemes of the Autarch
Monsterhearts 2
The Synod of Worms, 1076
Book of Exalted Darkness: Killing the Golden Twins
Player's Handbook (D&D 4e)
Information
Primary Name
Playground Magazine (Issue 5 – 2012)
Alternate Names
Publication Date
2012-09-00
Issue Index
5
Periodical
Authors
Artists
Producers
Publishers
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 167323
Description Edit | History

From Editor's Introduction:

Issue #5 of Playground magazine explores what happens when we mix story and game. We are not interested in discussing whether roleplaying events can be stories or can be games. Most of they time they are a bit of both, and none of the above, which is what makes them so cool.

Highlights
Guide to stories & games: What's the story and what's the game?
A peek into the box: Pictorial from Blackbox CPH
On alibi and ecstasy: A tool to creating better LARPs
The perfect alibi: Why LARPers shouldn't date
Lance Weiler and new media: Look into cutting-edge games
Jim Babb: Stuff happens
Why not reruns? - A happy little family game.
10 Ways to manipulate your players
8 Ways to hack the larp
Review: Leaving Mundania: Journalist investigates American LARPers
LARPing in Russia

Articles Relationship: Articles
Pg. 1
Pg. 8
News and Stuff
News
Edit
Pg. 16
A guide to stories & games
Article

What's the story and what's the game?

Edit
Pg. 20
A peek into the box
Article
Review

Pictorial from Blackbox CPH

Edit
Pg. 28
On alibi and ecstasy
Article

A tool to creating better LARPs

Edit
Pg. 34
The perfect alibi
Article

Why LARPers shouldn't date

Edit
Pg. 38
Lance Weiler and new media
Interview

Look into cutting-edge games

Edit
Pg. 42
Jim Babb
Interview

Stuff Happens

Edit
Pg. 44
Why not reruns?
Article
Edit
Pg. 48
10 Ways to manipulate your players
Article
Edit
Pg. 50
8 Ways to hack the larp
Article

Here's how you take over the game as a player

Edit
Pg. 56
Review: Leaving Mundania
Review

Journalist investigates American LARPers

Edit
Pg. 60
LARPing in Russia
Article
Edit
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF version
Publisher: (Web published)
Year: 2012
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
64 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Linked Items Relationship: RPGs
Sort: Mechanic:
Pg. 1
No Items Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Issue Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 54
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 0
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.