Houston, TX.
Run 1 - September 19-22, 2024.
Run 2 - November 7-10, 2024.


The key to all you Desire.


When and where

Provided we get enough signups, we will have two runs of the larp. The dates will be Thursday September 19 to Sunday September 22, 2024 and November 7-10, 2024. If we do not get the necessary signups, we will condence it down to one run only, based on the dates that have received the most signups.
The larp will take place at a ranch in New Ulm, TX. About an hours drive from Houston. We will look at arranging joint transport from the airport if there is enough interest. Lodging will happen onsite in 2 man rooms with either queen or single beds. During signup it will be possible to give us input on your sleeping preferences.

The larp will be an intimate event with only 26 players and around 4 staff.

A detailed schedule will be released closer to the event, but the venue will open Thursday afternoon and the day will be dedicated to check-in, getting to know each other, and soft workshops. The event will start in earnest on Friday with indepth briefing and workshops. The game will begin early Friday afternoon with play the rest of the day. This larp will run continiously from game start to game end , with a "quiet period" from midnight to 8 am where minimal activities will happen. Your private rooms will always be off-game and it's possible to rest there.
Saturday morning game will resume with brekafast, and we will likely play until 11 pm Saturday night. Once the game is complete Saturday evening, we will gather in the bar for an after party.

Due to the nature of the game there will NOT be any photography during the larp. We'll take a group picture before we start, and potentially some shots during workshops and the afterparty, but what happens during the larp with not be documented.


The cost for the whole event will be 740 USD plus taxes (about 54 USD) per person, and will cover the full participation, 3 nights lodging Thursday through Sunday, food (3 meals per day), characters, and everything else mentioned below and on the website. Sponsored tickets will be 540 USD plus taxes per person. We will offer as many Sponsored tickets as we have patrons to cover.
For those assigned a spot, the initial non-refundable downpayment will be due shortly after you are offered a spot. Your ticket is not guaranteed until the deposit is received

We will offer payment plans, with payments split over 4 payments - a deposit and three following ones.

In the price you get:

  • Participation in a nordic style, low mechanics larp focused on drama and strong interpersonal connections.

  • 4 day event. Social time Thursday, briefing, extensive workshops and game Friday, game all day Saturday, Sunday pack-up and return.

  • All meals for breakfast, lunch, dinner with snack, coffee and tea service.

  • 3 nights lodging included as well as linnens and towels. Sleeping will be in 2 man rooms (see more details below)

  • A 3-6 page character sheet, and various background information.

  • Safety and calibration system based on the slow escalation and tap-out mechanics.

Refund policy. The 185 USD downpayment is non-refundable. Cancelations 150 days before the event will be fully refunded. Within 150-90 days of the event, the refunded is 50% if we can find someone to buy your tickets. Cancelations less than 90 days before the event will not be refunded.


The venue is a 40 acre, 5 house site in the Texas countryside, located in New Ulm, Texas about an hours drive from Houston's IAH airport. We will look at arranging some joint transport for the participants if there's a desire for it.

The site will be where Gabriel's Fellowship will hold their retret and set the frame for all the game. Participants will be lodged in 2 man rooms, either with two single beds or one queen. On the signup form you'll be able to give us more details about your sleeping needs and preferences. We aim to pair up people who already know each other for all sleeping arrangements, but you may be roomed with someone you do not know of the same gender as you. All linnens and towels will be included, and you will not need to bring additional items.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be included in the event, and we will be able to handle allergies and dietary restrictions. We've not finalized mealplans yet, but food will be good and simple fitting the theme of the retreat. Snacks, coffee, water, and similar will be available throughout the event.

Small amounts of alcohol will likely be part of some of the dinners, but only in measured amounts. We will not tolerate intoxicated players. Recreational drugs are not legal in Texas, and will not be allowed at the event in any form. We will have a bar and BYOB for the afterparty.



At Journeys & Tales we aim to accomodate the various accessibilities needs our participants may have. And we also acknowledge that we cannot have a solution for everything. We generally believe and find that disabled people know their own situations, and the requirements they need the best, so we encourage you to start a conversation with us regarding your specifics needs and accomodations, and we will do our best to see if we can handle them at this event.

Due to the nature and size of the venue, as well as the activities in the larp it is not very suitable for wheelchair users. But we should be able to accomodate other mobility issues.
We can handle most dietary needs and restrictions, and you'll be able to detail these further on the signup form.


Journeys & Tales is a larp production company created to facilitate Nordic Style larps run in the US. We strive to create events with with a keen emphasis on adventure, excitement, and commitment, all of which are outlined in our Vision Statement.

J&T primarily consist of the husband and wife team of Meredith and Christian, but regularly bring in various staff, helpers, and creative consultants in both the idea generation, design, and execution phase of our events.
Read more about us on the about section of our website.