Blog - Darkblade Larp

Alchemist's Arsenal

The bag for the Alchemist on the move. All you need to make your potions on the go. The idea for this came from a conversation with an older roleplayer who played an alchemist but found he was restricted when it came to adventures as his kit was far to bulky to carry. We'd already made the healer's satchel and it was only a small stretch to source a mortar and pestle and swap it for the sc... read more

Misericord Dagger

Whilst stabbing someone through the eyeslits of their visor isn't safe for Larp, there's nothing to stop you having a dagger is based on such a design. A nice double edged 17” dagger with an all steel finish and black suede handle binding. read more

Antler Handled knife

I've wanted to stock this style of knife ever since I bought one for one of my own characters 10 years ago. Most of the time a knife just sits on your belt and looks pretty unless you're really unlucky or really fast. With this in mind why not have a pretty looking knife. The handle is cast latex so there's no problem with weapon checks unlike some of the cast resin stuff that's st... read more

Walter Hero Belt

Hero belts have been a staple of Larp costume for quite a few years now. In the early days they were wide belts that buckled up at the back and often had a large decorated disc at the front. They looked good and gave a measure of support, the down side was you had to wear a normal belt as well to put all your stuff on. Now hero belts have integral belts built into them that can be taken out comple... read more

Leather vambraces

Occasionally we get slightly random requests. This one was for a costume for a bonfire society do. The customer's father had started their bonfire society 50 years ago with the theme of Mongols and the customer wanted to celebrate the anniversary by going back to that theme. All we had was a picture off the internet and a budget. Working to a budget is easy in some ways and tricky in others... read more