What is L.A.R.P.?

What is L.A.R.P.?

What is a LARP?   L.A.R.P., or “Live Action Role Play” has an obscure but fascinating history. Originating in the US in the late 70’s, what started as a heavily stigmatized offshoot of Dungeons & Dragons has transformed into an artistic medium unto itself. In...

Five Important Dungeons & Dragons Books

Five Important Dungeons & Dragons Books

At the New York Society of Play, we love watching our young students begin their D&D journey. Almost inevitably, there comes a time, when a player gets their first Dungeons & Dragons book. Many of our NYSoP Parents ask: “I want to get a D&D book for my...

Questionable ‘Morels’

Questionable ‘Morels’

At the New York Society of Play, we have a party of players ages 12-14. They were hunting down an ancient gem dragon in the jungles of Katashaka and made camp for a long rest. On this rest, they decided somewhat impulsively to not have anyone take...