- This topic has 6 replies, 5 voices, and was last updated 1 week ago by .
So preface: life is weird.
I recently reconnected with an online buddy of mine I’ve known for many years (who for context is about half my age and lives several time zones away) and we ended up coming out to each other, me about the crossdressing, her about… other stuff I’ll respect her confidence about.
As has been historically our habit we chatted for a good long time, during which time she mentioned her and her SO LARPing (live action roleplaying, for those not in the know… basically Dungeons and Dragons but you actually exercise. I know I’m butchering the definition but again, context). Now this is something I’ve never really gotten into though I’m a consummate geek and have roleplayed in just about any other context you can think of.
Anyway, in an almost throwaway comment she said she almost invited me to one of their events but forgot I was so far away. I was like… actually, maybe we can make this work. I’m about due for another visit to my dad’s which puts me like 2/3 of the way there. And I do value meeting my online friends in person whenever possible.
At this point she drops the bomb on me. Oh by the way, she says, if you want to play a female character nobody will object, just tell them what pronouns to use in and out of character. If you could have seen my face light up! This could be a golden opportunity: out of state, with someone supportive I’ve known for years, among a group of people who literally pretend to be someone else one weekend out of every month.
So yeah, to say I’m excited is an understatement. Though the date’s probably more than a year out I’m already getting ideas for character and costuming (female, duh!) and starting to wrap my brain around the rules.
So yeah… mostly just sharing that, but also wondering if any of you girls have had experience LARPing en femme and any wisdom you can share on the subject.
18 users thanked author for this post.
- You must be logged in to reply to this topic.