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After all I have read and seen, it seems that the standards for LARP weapons are depending on the country/area where the LARP takes place. The technical standards in Germany (at least, probably more countries in Europe), if selfmade, is pretty much: a bar of fiberglass as center, to stabilize the weapon, then some layers of mats made of foam material. the ...


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A quick look at wikipedia shows a couple of different types of boffer weapons. Standards are apparently set on a per group basis, determined by degree of contact. A Google search for boffer standards returns a bunch of how-to's from various game groups and the SCA.


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You can get invisible ink / decoder pens which work in a similar way to the lemon juice tactics in that the writing is initially invisible but later becomes visible under normal light by a process of developing the ink. One end of the pen writes the invisible ink, the other develops the ink via a chemical reaction making the text visible. This is different ...


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Ink: I've always used a Simple mix of Sugar and Water (About 3 teaspoons to a glass of lukewarm water, mixed well). It keeps for a while too, if you want to keep a small bottle around for future escapades. Other kitchen-ready options include: Lemon/Lime Juice - can be bought in small bottles for use with fish etc Fruit Juice Bi-carb soda Writing: A ...


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I don't off hand know a place to find them but I have a UV pen. The ink lasts for a long time on paper and you can't see it until you use a UV light of some kind. I think you can try making your own but it shouldn't be too hard to find. The one I have came with a UV light attached just write on the paper and when it's time use the UV light to show the ...


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Get an ink eraser pen. Write the note with it in big widely spaced letters as the paper will suck up the liquid and you don't see anything while writing. Cut up an ink capsule and pour some drops on a flat surface. Dip a paper towel into some of the ink and smear over the hidden message before the ink dried up in the towel. Even dried up the chemical from ...


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If you have traditional writing utensils, you can use milk or lemon juice as ink. Both work pretty well with simple nib. I prefer lemon juice, because there is less chance for it to rot. Get some juice Filter it to obtain clear liquid Use nib pen to write what you want When the time comes, tell your player to heat his character sheet over a candle. Gently! ...



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