: “STAMUS SEMPER AD TENEBRAS” (Ever We Stand Against Darkness)
: White & Gold w/Silver accent
: The White Court
: The Silver Flame
:His Most Generous Eminence Rufus Weaver, formerly of House Blackwood, Vox Deorum Arturian
Continue reading The Brittanis Synod
At Brittanis 3.2: FALL OF ASHES, a Really Big Thing happened. If you were there, you know what it is, and there were a bunch of questions following the event that needed some Staff clarification. Here are those answers...well, some of them.
Continue reading Clarification Corner: The Last Stand of the Golden Phoenix
After a host of questions, we go over the interactions between Deliveries, Traits, Effects, and Trait Categories.
Continue reading Deliveries, Traits, Effects, and Defenses
You’ve figured out what you want to play and you can smell that new character smell wafting on the breeze. Now comes the best part of LARPing: dressing the part. Since we’re playing in a world created by our director, you can look the part of your new alter ego for far less than you think and with little to no hassle. But first, let me explain what we mean when we say “coolthentic”: watch your favorite fantasy epic; be it “Willow”, “Conan”, or any movie from “The Hobbit” universe, that costuming falls under coolthentic. Should you feel drawn to more historically accurate costuming, do it. However, please understand that fitting in with the esthetic of a “Dark Arthurian LARP” is our only requirement and perusing the Brittanis Pintrest pages for costuming inspiration will also take you down the best rabbit hole a fellow dork can find. Once you’ve done that, please don’t despair. While this can be an expensive hobby, everyone started somewhere. Starting with a good base garb set will take you very far in this hobby and makes it easier for you to transition from NPCs to different PCs as you progress.
Continue reading Learning Coolthentic: Stepping Up Your Summer Garb Game
Stories of protagonists vying against each other, competing against one another, and on rare occasion fighting against one another are a staple of Arthurian mythology, the source material Brittanis based upon. From challenges and duels of honor to fighting the Red Knight who blocks the bridge, and finding out the Red Knight was actually a fellow Knight, such actions and deeds are part of the world our game is drawn from.
In game, characters have different goals, aims, ambitions and priorities. Especially as the game grows, it’s inevitable that these different character aspects rub up against one another and conflict. Houses, too, have their own beliefs and goals that can cross purposes.
Continue reading Character vs Character Actions