Mad about the Boy is a larp about survivors of a global disaster in which an inexplicable disease killed all men in mere minutes. The surviving women are facing not only the enormous task of rebuilding society, but also the possible extinction of humanity.
The larp will run outside Stavanger, Norway on February 22nd-25th 2019 for an all-female cast. The game language will be English and the organizers welcome international players.
Providing the participants with the chance to play a larp which seeks to provide reflections on alternative social structures, family constellations and gender roles.
The world of the larp is inspired by the graphic novel Y the Last Man by Brian K. Vaughn and Pia Guerra. The larp does not use any characters or storylines from the graphic novel.
The larp has previously been run in several European countries and in the US after its premiere in Norway in 2010.
The original larpscript is written by Margrete Raaum, Tor Kjetil Edland and Trine Lise Lindahl, and licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Unported license. The organizers of the 2019 game have made only minor changes to reflect an updated setting.
Mad About the Boy is sponsored by the Norwegian larp organization Ravn.