Explore the results of the 2014 Larp Census.
Where do you currently live? (Order by response count)
Where do you currently live? (Order by % of population)
How old are you?
What gender do you identify as?
When did you last participate in a larp?
How many years have you been participating in live action role playing?
Do you intend to participate in any larps in the future?
Would you like to answer some more detailed questions about your larp experiences now?
In the last 12 months, in how many larp events have you participated?
In the last 12 months, on average how many hours per week have you spent on larp and larp-related activities?
Which of these best describes the larp-related events you have gone to in the last 12 months?
What were the durations of the larp events you have gone to in the last 12 months?
In the last 12 months how far have you traveled for larp events?
What settings have the larp events had that you attended in the last 12 months?
In the last 12 months have you gone to any larps that were based on existing intellectual properties?
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What rules have been used to determine the outcome of physical combat in the larps you have attended in the last 12 months?
What production values have the larps you have gone to in the last 12 months had?
What venues were used by the larps you have gone to in the last 12 months?
How many people participated in the larp events that you attended in the last 12 months?
How satisfied are you with the quality of the larps you have played in the last 12 months?
In the last 12 months, what were your roles in creating larps?
In the last 12 months, how many larps have you worked on in one of the above roles?
How many people helped create the larps you worked on in the last 12 months?
What were the purposes of the larps you have written in the last 12 months?
I enjoy playing influential characters.
I prefer larps in which all the participants wear their everyday clothing.
I enjoy using my own physical skills when playing a character.
It really annoys me when people drop out of character during larps.
I prefer larps with few or no rules or game mechanics.
I enjoy having lots of people pay attention to my character during larps.
One of the main things I enjoy about larp is the sense of being in a different reality.
I like to experiment with new styles and types of larp.
I prefer larps with rules that allow me to increase my character's abilities, knowledge or wealth over time.
Larping has taught me a lot about myself.
Creating a good story is an extremely important aspect of larp for me.
I prefer larps without any secrets, where players are given all the setting and character information before playing.
I've learned a lot from the ideas of larpers in other countries.
I enjoy larps that involve intrigue, scheming or political play.
I sometimes deliberately have my character fail because it creates a better scene.
I prefer larp settings that are written with a lot of detail.
I enjoy making major changes to my acting performance for different characters.
I enjoy larps that give me a new perspective on the real world.
I enjoy creating costumes or props for larp.
I enjoy participating in dramatic moments in which characters are very emotional.
One of the main reasons I larp is to spend time with friends.
I enjoy playing characters who are leaders.
I enjoy private, personal interactions with just a few other characters.
I enjoy larps that affect my real world emotions, even if the emotions I feel are negative.
I prefer to play characters who behave very differently than I would.
I prefer larps where my character must overcome challenges to achieve what they want.
One of the main reasons I larp is to experience situations I don't normally experience in real life.
ECONOMICS & RELATED ACTIVITIES
Do you make any physical things specifically to use in a larp such as weapons or costumes?
In the last 12 months, approximately how much of your own money did you spend on larp or larp activities in total?
Please select currency
What portion of your income comes from larp-related activity?
What is the primary source of your larp-related income?
What other larp-related activities do you participate in or have participated in?
What other interests do you have outside of larp?
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