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Mansfield with Monsters

A LARP for 13 players

by

Donna Giltrap and Debbie Cowens

Author Contact: catnipmousegames@gmail.com

 

Welcome to Mansfield with Monsters. Mansfield with Monsters is a LARP for 13 players set in an alternate version of post World War I Wellington. The LARP should run for 2-3 hours and requires a space that can represent the living room of a well-to-do couple. Mansfield with Monsters was written to celebrate the release of the book of the same name by Matthew and Debbie Cowens (http://www.steampress.co.nz/monsters.html ). You don't have to have read the book to enjoy the LARP, but you might want to check it out anyway.

Mansfield with Monsters uses pre-generated characters. The GM should familiarise themselves with the character sheets as they contain details of underlying plots and explanations of special powers. The gender ratio is 8 female and 5 male. Three of the female characters (Elsie Kelvey, Rosemary Fell, and Phillipa Fell) could be rewritten as male fairly easily.

 

Documents

The following documents are included:

  • Blurb - a short teaser for the game that may be used for advertising
  • Cast list - a spoiler-free list of the characters with brief description. May be shown to potential players to help them select a role
  • Background and Rules - a quick run-down of the setting and rules. Should be distributed to players before the game
  • GMs Guide - GMs instructions for running the game. GMs eyes only

Welcome!

"Mansfield with Monsters" was designed on Larpwriter, a website to simplify the creation of murder parties and larps (know more).

You can copy "Mansfield with Monsters" to adapt it, add yours players, manage their registrations... directly on this website.

You can also download it in PDF.