The Alliance LARP has just approved the use of latex/foam weapons in their gaming and combat systems. Check the various
Approval Lists on
the home page to see which product lines have been approved.
As usual, always check with your Chapter to be sure of its rules before spending your money!
A Squared Armory
This site specializes in swords and armor for reenactors and collectors.
A skills-based gaming system located in the Northeast. I particularly enjoyed
the "Evil Test", and some of the comics are funny as all get-out!
Austin Ninjutsu Budo Kan & Tanemaki Dojo
The Austin Ninjutsu Budo Kan & Tanemaki Dojo exists to provide training in Budo
Taijutsu (the way of the warrior, the art of moving the body) and
Ninjutsu (the art of endurance and invisibility) for those with a
serious interest in these unique forms of martial arts.
Here's the results of their full-blown, 3-month long, full-contact
evaluation of the Knighthawk Armoury Katanas:
Knighthawk Armoury Review
Avalon is a VERY busy LARP with over 300 active players that runs games out
of Virginia, North Carolina, and soon will be running games out of South
Carolina and Pennsylvania. Their website is extensive, well organized, and
full of useful and relevant information, and includes many fun pictures!
Blood Of Heroes
This is a new LARP located in Kentucky. They are so new that their website is not yet
active, but you can contact them via the Yahoo newsgroup
Brittanis is a new fantasy/medieval LARP in the fictional world of Aerys. The LARP is located in the midwest,
with games to be hedl at various locations. Their website is gorgeous, and has their complete set of rules
Brimsteam is a Steampunk LARP (Live Action Role Playing Game) based in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
The action is set in the fictional world of Lephia.
The game follows the adventures and exploits of the O.E.S. Novaturient, the greatest Airship to ever
sail the nine skies, as it explores a savage and wild unknown continent across the vast and deadly Kraken Sky.
Central Coast Western Martial Arts Association (CCWMAA)
This is a serious martial arts group that does full contact weapons combat. They
tested the Knighthawk Armoury swords and had NO problems with the blades.
Since the handles are not designed to hold up to that level of stress, the owner says
"I can only approve of the Knighthawk weapons for light to mid-contact sparring, but
for these purposes they are nothing short of excellent". The full approval letter
can be read here:
CCWMAA Approval Letter.
Crazy Dwarves (Les Nains Fous)
This is one of the many Canadian LARPs that use our weapons! Check out their way cool website!
Note that this site is in French so you English speakers might want to copy the link into the Google
Search box, hit enter, then click the "Translate this page" option.
Dark Age Wars
This is a FREE-TO-PLAY online medieval game, where you can build your empire in any way you see fit.
Simply register, take the easy tutorial to learn the ropes, then start building YOUR EMPIRE!!!!
Dundee University Role Play Society
This just goes to show you that everyone is involved in role-playing in one
form or another! I like the fact that this is organized at the University level!
This is a new LARP located in Los Angeles, California. Their website is hosted
by MySpace, and they've got a nice slide show included. Check it out!.
EMPIRE: Rise of the Gladiators
EMPIRE: Rise of the Gladiators is based on the Roman Empire, from 27 BC to 476 AD.
It is a world unlike today where gladiators fight for the entertainment of the mob
and the arena is more popular than today’s biggest sports.
This is a brand new LARP located in southwest Florida. FYI: their website is
partially done - meaning that it but still under construction. They've got a
very good page on LARPing in general - click on the LARP link.
This is a new LARP based on the Fourth Age of Tolkein's Middle Earth. It is
a combination of role-playing and combat, with great emphasis placed on
dramatic roleplaying and the time-honored themes of the Professor's works.
Fyre Sword Games
This was formerly Brengle LARP Productions, which has evolved into a portal for several different
gaming systems, all created by Nate Brengle and associates. The various gaming systems look
like fun, and range from table-top to full outdoor LARP games!
This group is one of the premier Class-based live-action role playing
groups in existence. Complete with a simulated magic and missile system,
the eight character classes provide for an entertaining and challenging
mix of role-playing and combat. Very kid-friendly, and a HECK of a lot
Kingdom of Stanislaus
The Kingdom of Stanislaus Medieval Reenactment and Roleplaying Society has approved the
Eagle Flex and the Calimacil line of latex weapons for our heavy padded weapons combat.
The realism and strength of these weapons really makes them a great choice for this Kingdom!
This group allows latex weaponry but is pretty strict about its use.
Be sure to read their
Pros & Cons section. Note that this is not a problem if you have control
during combat; if you tend to go beserk, though....
Knights Of The Northern Realm
This group focuses on the study of medieval fechtbuchs, historial
armour and authentic medieval feasts. They also perform for shows
This is a brand new LARP structured around the conversion
of standard D20 table-top gaming systems into a live
action game! Apparently their entire set of conversion
rules fits onto a single page! Waaaaay cool!
LAST: Live Action Sport Theater
Combining all the best aspects of camping, sword fight re-enactment and role play,
L.A.S.T. offers a new and innovative spin on a well-loved past-time.
Legendary Adventures Role Play
Legendary Adventures Role Play is a live action roleplaying game located in Utah.
They have been using Knighthawk weapons for several years. Check out their very nice
Legacies is a fantasy themed Live Action Role Playing game (LARP) based in Western
Washington. Weekend long games occur once a month.. Combat is full contact using boffer
or approved latex-foam weapons and is completely safe. They have approved all of the
latex/foam product lines carried by Knighthawk Armoury fully EXCEPT that only the new
Calimcail weapons are approved.
Legends is a live action roleplaying game located in central Massachusetts.
They have approved both the Ex-Caliber and the Forgotten Dreams line of
products for use in their games.
Legends of Xercia
This LARP is based in Michigan. Their website is very nice; just click "Cancel"
to continue to your web-page destination whenever a Cool Page popup appears.
Live Effects is a live action roleplaying game located in California that deals
with what heppens when the worlds of magic and technology are mixed.
They've got a good schedule and the rules are online. Check it out!
This is a UK-based online store that provides a wide variety of
LARP-related products - including some pretty nifty armour,
costumes, and theatrical makeup.
NERO is one of the premiere skills-based LARPs
and is a great deal of fun! In addition, they have a GREAT website
with lots of good information! Check it out!
NERO Cincinnati is the latest chapter of NERO, one of the premiere skills-based LARPs,
to join our family of latex-using LARPs!
with permanent site in Texas: NERO Epic
A wonderful group of people who meet regularly and have a great time!
NERO is one of the premiere skills-based LARPs
and is a great deal of fun! Highly recommended! NERO has
40 chapters in the U.S. and Canada.
Here is the
complete list of NERO Chapters.
The World Of Nocturne
Nocturne is a LARP that runs out of Camp Allamuchy in Stanhope, New Jersey.
They approve latex weapons, quite sensibly, on a case-by-case basis. The photos
really make this look like a fun group!
Maui`s only L.A.R.P. (Live Action Role-playing) Group!
(Must be gorgeous gaming in Maui!)
Peasants and Nobles
This is a new LARP with a real difference: the members have neither
levels nor classes in the traditional gaming sense. Sounds like fun
and a great opportunity for some superb roleplaying.
Recreational Gaming Community
Based in Arlington, TX and devoted to all types of gaming and conventions.
The Righteous Blades of Elmshire
about this new LARP. It has a very nice mention
of Knighthawk Armoury in it (even if "Knighthawk" is spelled wrong the website listed is correct!
You can contact the founder, Eric Huntsinger via email.
SCA: Kingdom of Meridies
The Kingdom of Meridies in the SCA has approved the Knighthawk Armoury line
of weapons for use in their mounted combat activity! These products are also
currently being evaluated for use by SCA Minors!
Shadow Realms: Canada
This is a fantasy LARP run out of Barrie, Ontario, Canada, just north Toronto.
It is a beautiful site, on over 50 acres of forest with a wide variety of landscapes.
Shade's LARP List
List of various LARPs, LARP Resources, photos and news. It was created to be
a resource for LARPers around the world to find organizations, groups, and
events in their area.
Shadowed Realms Gaming
This is a new LARP in the Michigan area. This is a new website that has all of the
required data; it will be filled out over time. Nice pictures, too!
This is a new LARP in the Newe Jersey area. Theri website looks amazingly good and
incredibly complete: rules, event schedules, pictures, forums - everything a group
needs to get started having fun!
This is a new LARP in the New England area that went live in the fall of 2008.
Their website looks great, is very well organized, the rules are online, and
this looks like a fun LARP!
Sovereign Scrolls is a new LARP based in south-east Texas, so cold weather will not be an issue!
Their website is replete with great info, and I particularly like the various available Races. They even have their
rules posted very nicely. Check it out!
Steampunk Larp is a resource page for all things Steampunk. Over time, this page will blossom and become
one of THE premier resources for custumes, props, LARPs, and just about anyuthing else you can image that
has a Stempunk theme!
Sword Arts is an organization dedicated to learning about, and mastering the use of, swords safely and with fun!
This is a new LARP in Raleigh, North Carolina that went live in July 2004.
Their website looks great and the rules looks like they are easy and fun!
The Dragon's Keep
TDK is a unique role-playing game and improv show that mixes improvisational theatre
with a Dungeons & Dragons style LARP (Live Action Role Playing). Think Saturday Night
Live meets Lord of the Rings with Audience Participation.
The Ren Source
The Ren Source is a web site that is dedicated to fans of renaissance faires and living history enthusiasts.
A link to Knighthawk Armoury can be found on their
Click the radio button for the letter "K", then click the GO button to the right.
Tabletop Empires aim is to provide a simple easy to use web site with a big range of products
to provide you with all your gaming and hobby needs. They stock many major brands including Games Workshop,
Privateer Press, Reaper, The Army Painter, Fantasy Flight Games Wizards of the Coast and many more.
We also stock many harder to get brands in Australia such as Ziterdes Terrain and the fabulous
Da Vinci Maestro range of paintbrushes.
This group is a well organized and VERY active LARP in the Dayton, Ohio area!
Check out their website!
Visions Of The Realm
Visions of the Realm is a new LARP starting up in Georgia.
Wandering Star Productions
Wandering Star Productions is a non-profit organization that produces DVDs using the
fantasy themes that most of us LARPers have come to know and love! They are using swords from Knighthawk Armoury.
Wildlands West is a LARP based in Louisville, Kentucky that engages in total-
immersion roleplaying. Their game is based on the
NERO rules system, but in
a customized format.
Wyvern Rising is a northeastern Pennsylvanis LARP that has been around since 2002! Their
website is rich with information, including a very complete set of world lore, and good
combat instructions. It's worth checking out!