How do we describe the mechanics we use?  Would you want to know what kind of mechanics a game uses before we sign up?  What does it mean to be mechanics light or heavy?  

After a panel on useful ways to describe the rule and mechanics used in a LARP to prospective player, a focus group consolidated thoughts and terminology into a small, simple way to help players understand what kind of game rules they can expect. Presented are the results of the focus group.

It is very useful to look at the slides that are referenced in this video.  Here they are:

slides for Describing LARP Mechanics & Rules

This is part 8 of 10 for the NELCO 2014 Panels & Presentations series.