AWiF Official Program

Sign up for larps here.

Google maps of the locations here.

Underneath, you can see the program and schedule for AWiF 2016.

Scheduled Program

Harjun Nuorisotalo aka the Headquarters

Have Coffee and Hang Out. One AWiF organiser is present if you have questions or need something.

Friday 4th of March

  • 14:00 - 17:00 - Hang Out & Board Games @Headquarters
  • 16:00 - 18:00 - Tour: Contemporary art museum Kiasma
  • 18:00 Party: Finnish Deep (Sub)mersion Workshop (Sauna Party) @ Ida Aalbergin sauna

Saturday 5th of March

  • 11:00 - 13:00 - Tour: City Walk - Tour
  • 14:00 - 18:00 - Larp Morning After @Headquaters
  • 19:00 - 20:30 - Live Band Polygon Black @ Headquarters
  • 21:30 - Monopoly Pub Crawl: Helsinki Edition (start @ Headquarters)

Sunday 6th of March

  • 11:00 - 13:00 - Tour: Amos Andersson museum, Helsinki noir Exhibition
  • 11:00 - 13:00 - Tour: Military museum
  • 14:00 - 18:00 - Larp: Siege Mentality II @ Headquaters
  • 14:00 - 18:00 - Larp: Fading Dreams @ Kokoushuone Cajsa
  • 19:00 After Ski Sauna Party @ Rooftop sauna Sivistys

Monday 7th of March

  • 11:00 - 14:00 - Tour: City walk & Suomenlinna
  • 16:00 - 19:00 Other: Sugoi Gaming Hall
  • 17.30 - 00.30 Larp: The End of the Line
  • 22:00 Party: Metal Bar Night @ Bar Base

Tuesday 8th of March

  • Edularp Conference Helsinki 2016 @ Aalto University Campus in Arabia
  • 11:00 - 13:00 Tour: Sled hill / Picnic and Museum of Technology
  • 11:00 - 15:00 - Larp: Fallout 2077 @Bomb Shelter
  • 17:00 - 18:30 Party: Age of the Tempest @Aalto Media Factory
  • 19:00 - 21:00 - Nordic Larp Talks @Aalto Media Factory

Wednesday 9th of March

  • 10:00 - 12:00 - Tour: Museum of Civil Defence
  • 14:00 Check in to the Solmukohta Cruise @ Olympia Terminal (see Harbours)
  • 18:00 - 20:00 Party: Book Release Party @ M/S Silja Symphony

Guided Tours

All tours start from Headquarters at the time of the program start.

Kiasma -- Museum of contemporary art

  • Time: Friday, March 4th 16:00 - 18:00
  • Location: Kiasma, start from Headquarters
  • Hosts: Eeva Järvi

Kiasma tour, political Art, then beer. Free entry. No Guided tour. After this we go together to (Sub)mersion Workshop.

City Walk - Tour

  • Time: Saturday, March 5th 11:00 to 13:00
  • Location: Around Town, start from Headquarters
  • Hosts: Joonas Katko and Aarne Saarinen

Local attractions / sightseeing.

Tour to Amos Andersson museum, Helsinki noir Exhibition

  • Date: Sunday March 6th, 11:00 - 13:00
  • Location: Amos Andersson museum, Yrjönkatu 27, Helsinki, start from Headquarters
  • Organiser: Eevi Korhonen

Costs: 8 euro, everyone buys own ticket, students 2 euro

Tour to Military Museum

  • Date: Sunday March 6th, 11:00 - 13:00
  • Location: Military museum, Liisankatu 1, Helsinki, start from Headquarters
  • Organiser: Joonas Katko

Costs: 5 euro, everyone buys own ticket, student 3 euro

City walk & Suomenlinna - Tour

  • Time: Monday, March 6th 11:00 - 14:00
  • Location: Start at Headquarters
  • Hosts: Ville-Eemeli Miettinen

Sightseeing / Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, an UNESCO site.

Sled hill / Picnic and Museum of Technology - Toury

  • Date: Tuesday March 8th, 11.00
  • Location: Paloheinä or Museum of Technology, Viikintie 1, 00560 Helsinki, start from Headquarters
  • Organiser: Eeva Järvi

Depending of weather, either sledding or visit to Museum of Technology, Helsinki. Cocoa included.

Tour to Museum of Civil Defence

  • Date: Wednesday March 9th, 10:00 - 12:00
  • Location: Museum of Civil Defence, Siltavuorenranta 16 B, Helsinki, Start at Headquarters
  • Organiser: Eeva Järvi

Description: 1.00€ per person, civil defense during the war years as well as the past and present of civil defense.

The tour take 1 hour, after that we can freely move towards the harbour and the cruise ship.


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Dwa.Trois - Larp

  • Time: According to participants’ schedules - coordinate at AWiF HQ
  • Location: on the road
  • GM: Larson Kasper

Dwa.trois is a mini-larp for four players in a car on the road, driven by the game master. Four burglars fleeing from a crime scene to the airport dealing with the fact the stuff didn’t work out as planned.

Morning after

  • Date: Saturday March 5th, 14:00 - 18:00
  • Location: Headquarters
  • GM: Lotta Laukkanen
  • Number of players: 8

The morning after a party is always a surprise - a splitting headache is soon forgotten when one wakes up all alone in a dark room. Or are you alone after all? Who are the other people present, why on earth are you here, and, -most of all- what now? This is a horror larp for eight people with a twist, played entirely in the dark.

Note: Do not signup for this game if you have a) A severe latex allergy (there are latex props in the game and its dark, so you will most likely not find out about them until you touch them.) b) Severe anxiety over issues such as darkness, enclosed spaces or being touched.

Siege Mentality II

  • Date: Sunday March 6th, 14:00 - 18:00
  • Location: Headquarters
  • GM: Eeva Järvi
  • Creator: JiiTuomas Harviainen
  • Number of players: 10

The Zombie apocalypse has come! No-one knows how it started, or where, or why. But the dead have risen, and are hungry for the brains of the living. A small group of survivors have found themselves trapped in a room, with only each other for company, and a horde of walking corpses outside. And now the real battle for survival begins - with each other. A two hour freeform minilarp for up to 10 players.

Fading Dreams

  • Date: Sunday March 6th, 14:00 - 18:00
  • Location: Kokoushuone Cajsa, Mannerheimintie 5, 4th floor
  • Creator: JiiTuomas Harviainen
  • Number of players: 15

Ten good-hearted people waiting in line at the social services office. An ultraminimalist two-hour Dogma larp done in the style of film director Aki Kaurismäki, for up to 15 players. It’s not your fault that things have not gone so well for you in life,

The End of the Line

  • Date: Monday March 7th, from 17.30 – 00:30
  • Location: Lapinlahti, Lapinlahdentie 2, 00180 Helsinki.
  • Map Link:
  • Price: EUR 25 € Sign up will open February 1st.

A larp set in the "One World of Darkness" by White Wolf Publishing.

Join us for an evening of vampiric fun and powerplay. Who will survive until morning?

This is the official Prelude for the planned "Lair of The Hidden", A grand Vampire: The Masquerade LARP to be announced in 2016.

End of the Line is a vampire larp designed from the ground up to utilize the best elements from Nordic Larp, to give you an intense personal experience. You will be cast as either one of the Kindred or a mortal and step into a World of Darkness that just might be the world we already live in.

Read more here and at our Facebook page.

Created by Bjarke Pedersen, Kasper Sjøgren, Juhana Pettersson & Martin Ericsson.

Fallout 2077

  • Date: Tuesday March 8th, 11:00 - 15:00
  • Location: Kuvataideakatemia's Bomb Shelter, Vilhonvuorenkuja 16, Helsinki
  • Map Link:
  • Creator: Ville-Eemeli Miettinen
  • Amount of players: 11 - 23

The alarms are going off like crazy, the skies are red! What on earth is this? Jump into your hovercar and race to the vault as one of the priviledged people who Had A Spot At Salvation. Though this is the millionth time in a month, THIS TIME it just might be _IT_. A small larp for 23 people set in the alternative reality of the Fallout Universe by Black Isle Studios (and after that, Bethesda Software), in the year 2077.

Player slots: max 23, min 11.

Character gender breakdown: 12 female characters and 11 male characters (gender of the player is not relevant)


Finnish Deep (Sub)mersion + Island Profile Spotting Workshop +Saunaparty

Doors open 18:00, programme 19-20, 21:00 onwards party.

The one-day course will include subtopics like "Swim towards the light" and "Island Profile Recognition", wherein we learn the importance of shortest path first routing. Both courses feature darktime environments and use, for example, cutout shapes of deserted islands in the Finnish-Swedish archipelago.

Before and after the workshop, we will enjoy the well known Finnish sauna party environment.

Bring your own towel, swimming gear and drinkables.

Polygon Black Concert

  • Facebook event
  • Date: Saturday March 5th, 19:00 - 20:30
  • Location: Harju Youth centre (HQ), Aleksis Kiven Katu 1, Helsinki

Metal covers of computer game soundtracks.

Monopoly Pub Crawl: Helsinki Edition

  • Date: Saturday March 5th, 21:30 onwards
  • Location: start at Harju Youth centre (HQ), Aleksis Kiven Katu 1, Helsinki

”The Fast-Drinking Property Trading Game”.

After Ski Sauna Party @ Rooftop sauna Sivistys

Well, it is not a Ski Resort, but what is a visit to Finland without an After Ski Sauna Party? Steaming hot cocoa with Minttu? The same old stories about that one time when someone fell badly and the first aid personnel arrived with a reindeer? And that one guy who insists of walking around with his snowboard? Come and join the party where wearing your winter overalls inside is a fashion statement no one will question.

The doors open at 19:00, After Ski related program from 20:00 ->

Bring your own towel and drinkables.

Metal Bar Night

  • Time: Monday, March 6th 22:00 [onwards]
  • Location: Bar Base
  • Hosts: AWiF Team

Because Finland!

Age of the Tempest

  • Time: Tuesday, March 8th 17:00 - 18:30
  • Location: Aalto Media Factory
  • Host: Mike Pohjola

Launch party of this table-top roleplaying game targeted for kids and beginners.

Book Release Party @M/S Silja Symphony

  • Date: Wednesday March 9th, 18:00 - 20:00 local time
  • Location: M/S Silja Symphony, Room Prow 6-11, conference deck

It would not be a proper Solmukohta if it did not start with the unveiling of the fabulous Solmubooks. Between A Week in Finland and Solmukohta, we will have a soft start into the cruise experience with the release party for the Solmubooks: Larp Realia and Larp Politics. The will be moderate speechifying in this semi-standing reception.

After the release party, enjoy yourselves with free mingling in the spaces and establishments the cruise ship offers.

Other Program

Hang out & Board games

  • Date: Friday, March 4th, 14:00 - 17:00
  • Location: Headquarters
  • Hosts: Aarne Saarinen and Joonas Katko

Hang Out, play boardgames and enjoy yourself at the Headquarters.

Sugoi Gaming Hall

  • Time: Monday, 6th, 16:00 - 19:00
  • Location: Starts at Headquarters 16:00, Ormuspellontie 12, 00700 Helsinki
  • Host: Eeva Järvi

Arcade gaming hall, old Games and good feeling. 7.50€ per person.

Edularp Conference Helsinki 2016

Edularp Conference Helsinki 2016 is the 3rd annual edularp conference. All the previous conferences have been part of the Nordic Larp conference Solmukohta and brought edularp professionals, larpers, teachers and other people interested in the form all over the world together.

Nordic Larp Talks

Series of short, entertaining, thought-provoking and mind-boggling lectures about larp.

Extra: Freeform lounging and evening gathering afterwards.

Get to know locations for AWiF 2016 here.