Slaughter Creek Players Battling

Nayely Davila

Members of the Slaughter Creek Sword Fighting Group begin their battling session with what they call “ditching” which
is essentially, a warm-up. Aside from spatial skill building, many players point out that larping also entails many art

and science qualities. For instance, as one of the members pointed out, if someone is not on the battleground, there are plenty more creating the written scenarios and/or building weaponry.