Pittsburgh Roleplaying Organization


Since 1992, the Pittsburgh Roleplaying Organization (PRO) has been engaging LARPers throughout the Southwestern Pennsylvania tri-state area and beyond. At PRO you can encounter fantasy creatures, solve challenging plots and puzzles, and partake in epic battles. Our goal is to provide excellent entertainment for both new and seasoned adventurers. We have a festive in-game atmosphere, intriguing 1, 2, and 3 day events, and a friendly, knowledgeable staff with 50+ combined years of experience in LARPing, plot/event running, logistics management, and roleplaying games. 

PRO is a registered non-profit organization within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is managed by a Board of Directors. Participation at PRO Events is open to anyone 14 years of age or older.

What is LARP?

About the Pittsburgh Roleplaying Organization

A live action role-playing game (LARP) is a form of role-playing game where the participants physically act out their characters' actions. The players pursue goals within a fictional setting represented by the real world while interacting with each other in character. The outcome of player actions may be mediated by game rules or determined by consensus among players. Event directors (sometimes known as "gamemasters" or "storytellers") decide the setting and rules to be used and facilitate play. 

Below is a link to our ground-up guide to exactly what this LARPing thing is all about, written for brand-new players. This is not required reading to play; it's an overview of what's involved in LARPing, to help new players feel confident about understanding the environment. You can use it as a quick reference if you're stuck on a strange word you heard at the game and didn't understand, or to get a better idea of how the game works before you play. We hope it will help with questions that seem too small to ask. (Note: no question is too small to ask!)