Disney + Star Wars + Larp elements = Star Wars Land

Disney has announced a new theme park: Star Wars Land.

The park is going to be ‚immersive‘. Visitors enter a location with actors in costumes. Visitors can lay hands on the controls of the Millennium Falcon.

As Martin Ericsson writes: „My old friend and boss at The Company P – Christopher Sandberg has been heavily involved in this, imagineers have visited and studied The Monitor Celestra and College of Wizardry, so there is already a strong link to Nordic participatory culture in this venture.“

We will see how it will look like and … feel like.

Disney develops ‚role play simulation engine‘

Disney finally tries to engage their customers with long term effects of their theme park experiences. A patent on a ‚role play simulation engine‘ has been developed. I already have an idea how my dissertation chapter on ‚larp‘ and location fits into this picture.

Read more: http://www.stitchkingdom.com/disney-role-play-patent-61474/

Thanks to Carl David Habbe for the link.