The Blood Games is a weekend-long LARP event running from the evening of August 21 through mid-day August 23, 2009, designed to bring together players from all LARP groups near and far in a very large gathering in Charlton, MA. This is the second year of this gathering, and we expect competition will be intense to challenge last year's champion, the Kingdom of CRO. All LARP groups are invited to send their contingents to compete for glory and showcase their Realm in these Games. Player characters will spend the weekend fully in game, immersed in the excitement of the Blood Games and the plot surrounding it. The event will be filled with numerous competitions, both physical and mental, as well as a plethora of auxiliary action and intrigue throughout the weekend.
The primary theme of the Blood Games is a series of challenging competitions, culminating in a mega battle on Sunday. The contests include individual exhibitions of skill and talent, as well as team competitions of various types. Although competitors may compete as individuals, many will no doubt compete for their Faction, House, and ultimately, their Realm. The Realm that distinguishes itself most throughout the Games will carry home the Blood Games Prestige Trophy for this year.
Throughout the weekend, you will also have opportunity for small group action in forays against darker elements threatening the competitions, as well as against Factions, Houses, and Realms other than your own.
The Blood Games are organized by Ye Olde Commons, a facility dedicated to supporting the LARP community and to providing opportunities for LARPs to shine and grow.
You can also check out the Event in Facebook, where you'll find pictures from 2008 and people.