Dramatic game mechanics
This larp incorporates the use of some dramatic game mechanics (or “meta-techniques”) that can be employed by the participants. Dramatic game mechanics seek to enable play that isn’t possible with a purely “realistic“ playing style. The aim is thus to strengthen the drama of the larp, by pulling what is inside the character’s head into real game situations. You will get further information about them before the larp and we will explain and practice the game mechanics in the workshop before game start.
HIV is certainly character-building. It’s made me see all the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I’d rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character.”
The title Just a Little Lovin’ has been borrowed from Dusty Springfield’s classic soul song. Dusty’s songs are favorites for a lot of the characters, this is also the theme song for the larp.
We have some main visions for runs of Just a Little Lovin’: