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Darkon (2006)

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Skip Lipman, a suburban stay at home dad, embarks on an epic quest to topple a mighty empire in a full-contact Live Action Role Playing Game known as Darkon.

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Credited cast:
Skip Lipman ...
Himself / Bannor
Kenyon Wells ...
Himself / Keldar
Daniel McArthur ...
Himself / Trivius
Rebecca Thurmond ...
Herself / Nemesis
James Iddings ...
Himself / Saruk
Gary Black ...
Himself / Malkin
Domenic Prince ...
Himself / Arfex
Andrew Mattingly ...
Himself / Shapwin
Frank Kanach ...
Himself / Otto
Leah Kanach ...
Herself / Ilya
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Wells ...
Himself - Kenyon's father
Nancy Lee Wells ...
Herself - Kenyon's mother
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Darkon is an award-winning feature-length documentary film that follows the real-life adventures of the Darkon Wargaming Club in Baltimore, Maryland, a group of fantasy live-action role-playing (LARP) gamers. The film was directed by Andrew Neel and Luke Meyer. Written by Wikipedia

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Skip Lipman: I really do want to be a superhero sometimes, in real life! I wish I could get more stuff done and make more of a positive change in the world or at least have some affect through my actions.
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Great documentary, not sad at all.
26 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a documentary about Live Action Role Players, a rather noble and delightful type of gaming, that some people may find a little too far out of their realm to understand. It is interesting and enjoyable for any nerd and is also a unique type of documentary. I recommend this to anyone who has every played d&d, enjoyed magic, or any other type of role-playing endeavors. :) It is fun and light-hearted. It is not sad at all. Afterwards you feel admiration and respect to the people who can stay "in character" for a weekend straight -certainly not an easy task to pull off. I would consider this film a great accomplishment for gamers out there. :)


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