So, after the three months of focused training and character building it is time for the actual game itself. We kick of the game with the challenge the players set for themselves at the beginning of the season. This year there are various goals like running 10k (one player even set her goal to a half marathon), swimming 2km or passing a military obstacle course.
After the challenges have been completed the actual larp begins. There will be some physical challenges during the game as well, but the main point of the game is to celebrate these accomplishments. It's a kind of a transformational right. The players will step into the role of their new, ideal and more healthy self.
After this year's game we have had close to 150 players participating in these three games. And we have seen some amazing transformations. The players have overcome their angst against exercising and found a new, healthier way of living. Sure, there have been some setbacks and a few players have reverted back to their old habits after the game. But majority of them have continued to focus on their wellbeing well after the game. It has been really rewarding hearing these success stories and I'm really looking forward hearing more of them after this years game as well.