Nordic Larp Talks Helsinki 2012

From the esthethic view of being a god in the immigrant camps of Finland to being on top of the digital game era and doing the tango with vampires in the Winter Garden. 
We are larp.

Nordic Larp Talks Helsinki 2012 – was an evening of entertaining, thought-provoking and mind-boggling lectures about projects and ideas from the Nordic tradition of live action roleplaying games. 


Mike Pohjola – How to become a god

Johanna Macdonald – From preforming arts to larp

Claus Raasted – Larpification 

JP Kaljonen – The interplay between player and man in the street

Panel with Mikko Rautalahti & Andie Nordgren – Getting A Haircut And A Real Job

Jesper Bruun – Experimental Larp Design

Lizzie Stark – Playing in Graveyards: Terror collides with larp

The talks where presented by writer, radio & television host as well as winner of the innovator category of this years The Swedish Grand Journalism Prize award, Johanna Koljonen.

It was live streamed on and all talks are now available to watch with the player above. During the next days they will be published as separate clips.

NLT 2012 Helsinki was part of the A Week in Helsinki-program prior to the roleplaying conference Solmukohta


Photo by Tuomas Puikkonen (CC BY 2.0)

Prior to the talks we livestreamed the presentation of this years Solmukohta book, States of Play by the editor Juhana Petterson. You can download the book as pdf at the site

Nordic Larp Talks Helsinki 2012 took place on April 11th at the PRKL club in central Helsinki, Kaisaniemenkatu 4. Hosted by Johanna Koljonen and produced and livestreamed by Petter Karlsson & Björn Falkevik from Falkevik & Danehav. Big thanks to the whole A Week in Helsinki crew for making this happen.

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