I’m Frisco Cruise, based out of Lancaster Pennsylvania, USA. I’ve been LARPing for 6 years and been in staff positions for 5. I started playing and creating in the high-mechanics boffer LARP community and have recently diversified into improv and minimal rules design. My goal is to help the isolated LARP communities overlap and serve as a design liaison between them.
Harsh Generation is an improv narrative tabletop game set in a post-apocalyptic, sci-fi Philadelphia.
Alliance is a high fantasy boffer LARP with multiple chapters across the US. I staffed two of them.
Headquarters Chapter is located in northern PA, with 30-90 players in attendance, about 20 NPCs and around 5 staff in Northern Pennsylvania.
Gettysburg Chapter is located in eastern PA, with 20-60 players in attendance, about 10 NPCs and around 5 staff in Northern Pennsylvania.
Plot and Field Marshal: Wrote and moderated combat and roleplay encounters. (2014-2015)
Head of Safety & Medical: Managed all minor and major medical and personal emergencies during play. (2013-2016)
Edge of Forever
Doomsday is a sci-f boffer LARP, with 30-100 players in attendance, a rotating pool of staff and NPCs in Eastern Pennsylvania.
Plot and Field Marshal: Wrote and moderated combat and roleplay encounters. (2017-2018)
Safety/First Aid Marshal: Managed minor and major medical and personal emergencies. (2016-2018)
Rules Marshal: Trained new players, answered rules questions and participated in rules changes and formulation. Wrote the Diseases system and created a Players’ Dart Blaster Guide. (2017-2018)
Planebreak is a unique colonial fantasy boffer LARP, with about 20-40 players in attendance, a rotation pool of NPCs and 3 staff in Eastern Pennsylvania.
Lead Designer: Wrote, playtested, and implemented all rules and mechanics. (2016-2018)
Website Deisgn: Designed and managed website and virtual store. (2016-2018)
Far Far Away: Wretched Hive was a theatrical improv charity Star Wars LARP, with about 60 players in attendance with 8 staff members in New Jersey.
NPC Lead: Improvised individualized quests and plot for players. (2017)
Dammerung is a festival Viking era boffer LARP, with about 70 players in attendance with 15 directed cast members in Eastern Pennsylvania.
Cultural Lead: High level play and costuming example; improvised plot generation and in game community management for a group of 70 players. (2018)
Rules Contributor: Provided concepts for festival style play and wrote Shrine mechanics. (2018)
Multerra is a creative writing website that incorporates tabletop style mechanics for character design and growth.
Lead Designer: Write, playtested, and implemented all core rules and mechanics. (2018)
I served in the US Army Pennsylvania National Guard, 128th Forward Support Battalion, Charlie Medical Company, from 2009 to 2017.
Sergeant: Leadership position; squad leader in Ambulance platoon. Frequently in charge of up to 15 individuals, their equipment and vehicles.
Combat Medic: Proficient in emergency medical treatment, preventative health, and evacuation.
References available upon request.