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A late unofficial entry to #SafetyJam.

A zine full of thoughts on transparency, trauma, safety, and integrity in games. Includes lists, essays, and a useful new LARP mechanic for freeform-type games. 

Content Note:
This zine covers issues that arise in analog game spaces — specifically tabletop roleplaying games (TTPRGs) and live action roleplaying games (LARPs). As such, it may contain references to sexism, racism, ableism, classism, queerphobia, transphobia, fatphobia, violence (both sexual and otherwise) torture, bullying, bigotry, white fragility, abuse, and other issues that arise within various analog gaming communities. Reader discretion is advised.

This zine is nowhere near the end-all-be-all of analog game safety. Please see the further reading section at the end for more resources

This zine is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars
(12 total ratings)
AuthorJacqueline Bryk
Tagsessays, LARP, safety, Short, Tabletop role-playing game, zine


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Playing Kindly is a zine on safety in analogue games. It is a very important topic that needs to be talked about and explored more.