Ballad of Jess-Belle

Time: April 21, 2018 at 02:00 PM
Length: about 4 hours
Location: Golding

Event Staff

Blurb

Fair was Elly Glover, dark was Jess-Belle. Both they loved the same man, and both they loved him well. The Ballad of Jess Belle is the story of the supernatural, love, loss, and letting go set in the distant past of the Appalachian Mountains. It is based on various stories, ballads, and folktales adapted for the game.

Description

Fair was Elly Glover. Dark was Jess-Belle. Both they loved the same man, and both they loved him well. The Ballad of Jess Belle is the story of the supernatural, of love, loss, and letting go set in the distant past of the Appalachian Mountains. It is based on various stories, ballads, and folktales adapted for the game. Billy Ben Dooley and the beautiful Ellwyn Glover are getting married. Tonight, is their engagement party at her father’s barn. There was supposed to be a full moon overhead, but heavy clouds have formed a dark foreboding cover to the sky. Everyone knows the story of Billy Ben. He left the dark haired Jesse-Belle for Elly and Jess-Belle has never forgiven him. There is a hushed feeling of dread that Jess-Belle will show up at this happy occasion and cause a scene. The Ballad of Jess-Belle is a small larp with romance and some supernatural elements. It is based on Appalachian Folklore, traditional folk ballads, and some stories from the Twilight Zone. There is a small chance of character death. There are elements of Christianity and witchcraft in the game. This game is appropriate for adults 18+. Players 16+ may be approved, but parents should contact GMs before allowing their minor dependents to sign up. Basic premise Players attend the engagement party of Billy Ben Turner and Elly Glover where secrets and supernatural elements effect the plotlines and players deal with the effects and aftermath.

Attendees

14 attendees total: 7 male,7 female
0 open slots: 0/7 M, 0/7 F

Name
EB "Acoustic_Shadow" Savage
Liliya "Lily" Benderskaya
Tory "The Whut?" Root
Jonathan "Jon" Mendoza
Jeff "The Vortex of Chaos" Diewald
Julie Diewald
Michael "Michael " Oldziej
nancy "Nancy" mccarthy
Alison Joy "Batman" Schafer
Alexis Moisand
Anandi "Anandi" Gandolfi
Adrien "PrinceBishi" Kemper
Nadya
Nathaniel Lathrop
Jen Eastman-Lawrence