Libertines is a larp about power, abuse of privilege and the trappings of high society. At a countryside manor in England, 1795, a wealthy group of nobles have invited some unsuspected guests for a grand feast. Some are hoping to earn a hand in marriage, other are grateful for the opportunity to sit at a Lord’s table while others still plan to earn a minor fortune. However, as the days grow darker, so does the activities and their naive hopes are shattered. Games turn cruel, the conversations twisted and the whims of the gentry and their terrible desires threaten ruin and the loss of everything the guests hold dear.
Libertines is a historically inspired larp created by Atropos, it runs in two runs, 27-30th of January and 30th of January to 2nd of February, 2020. The standard ticket price will be 400 €, with subsidized tickets available.
Ingredients of the larp include:
- Historical norms and society rules
- Abuse of power and authority, both social and physical
- Romance and forbidden affairs
- Upholding facades under pressure
- Dealing with terrible consequences
- Physicality and debauchery
- Festivities and drinking
- Sensuality and sex