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Questions tagged [physical-safety]

For questions concerning the physical safety of human beings in real life. Such issues often relate to LARPing.

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Is a CO2 fire extinguisher safe to use indoors to represent offensive magic or breath weapons in LARP?

In short: my friend, who is also a LARP organizer, has come up with the idea of representing breath weapons and some kinds of offensive weapons (those that are represented by a "cone template" in many ...
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Are anti-personnel catapults used in LARPs? [closed]

In a previous question I saw that cannons do exist in the world of larping, used against gates and castles but not against people. Are there things like catapults that target people instead of gates ...
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Are Polypropylene training weapons safe for LARP?

Cold Steel (as pictured above) and other companies make polypropylene training weapons. Are these safe to use when LARPing?
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LARP Cannon with actual projectiles

This years story of our fantasy combat LARP features the siege of a city. Eventually this will culminate in a battle, where there is an actual siege of a palisade-type fortification, including siege ...
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What is the most widely used safety standard for larp weapons?

I'm trying to find the most widely used published safety standards for larp weapons. The pretty latex covered ones, not the ones that are tape covered pool noodles. Ideally this will include: ...
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How can I safely represent non-combat fire magic?

I'm looking for something to visually represent non-combat fire magic. It needs to be small enough to carry discretely, short range (to reduce the risk of setting people on fire), cool- flames and ...