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This is a digital/online LARP (Live Action Role-Playing) game about those middle-of-the-night moments when you hop into a call or a chat with a friend who’s going through a lot. Offer advice, provide distractions, be a listening ear, sneak into side chats to detangle details that confuse you, and generally try to be there for your friend (even when you’re not sure if you’ll be much help). Explore the awkwardness, tenderness, resentment, care, and many other assorted expressed and suppressed emotions of a friend group of characters who are doing their best in the face of mundane and supernatural stressors.

This LARP was originally written as part of the 2022 Golden Cobra Challenge, and can also be found on the Golden Cobra site here. I drew on the Golden Cobra competition ingredients of Reflection and Midnight, as well as my own and friends' experiences of supporting each other via late night conversations about gender, relationships, and mental health.

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars
(5 total ratings)
Tagsgolden-cobra, LARP, lgtbq, online-larp, Transgender


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Haven't played yet, but I really like all the roles/traits/distractions. They're very well thought-out and true to life. Hope I get to play this with friends at some point!

Thanks so much! If you get a chance to play it, I’d love to hear how it goes/anything that stands out to you from the gameplay process. The distractions in particular were largely pulled from things I’ve personally done at the same time as messaging with friends.