Medusa is a larp convention in New Zealand. It ran for the first time in November, 2014, at Hardy Hall in Hamilton, NZ. The lineup was all theatre-style but the venue supports outdoor live-combat games as well and these are expected to run in future years.
Medusa is supported by NZLARPS.
- Medusa 2014 (November 28 - 30, 2014). Flagship: Breakout Day
- Medusa 2015 (November 20 - 22, 2015). Flagship: Sanctuary
- Medusa 2016 (September 16 - 18, 2016). Flagship: The Storm
Larps run at Medusa 2016
|Southern Seas||NZ||Naomi Guyer|
|All the President's Zombies||USA||Lee Patrick|
|Sufficiently Advanced Technologies||USA?||Jared Hansen|
|Dance of the Desert||NZ||Chloe Bruce|
|The Storm||NZ||Quentin Bourne|
|Today's special: Tyranny||NZ||Daniel Carleton|
|Shell Beach||NZ||Jenni Sands|
Larps run at Medusa 2015
|The Marquis of Galatone||NZ||Gareth Hawken|
|The Silver Kiss of the Magical Twilight of the Full Moon: The LARP!||NZ||Jenni Sands|
|The Other Gods||NZ||Brad Thompson|
|The Soap and the Opera||NZ||Daniel Carleton, Saskia van Well, Serena Mclean|
|Blood and Iron||NZ||Kirk Jacinto|
|Diamonds and Coal||USA||Alastair Kirkby and Jordan Henare|
Medusa 2015 also hosted one-off sessions for the Fallout: Dead Zealand and Sabbat: Edge of Extinction campaigns.
Larps run at Medusa 2014
|Bad Dreams: Murder Ballads||NZ||Ivan (Vanya) Essin|
|Supervillains of 1929: Auction in the Sky||NZ||Brad Thompson and Glenn Patel|
|Welcome to Sunny Valley||NZ||Cheryl Frederick|
|LARP at a Funeral||NZ||Ellen Boucher|
|Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow||NZ||Prema Cottingham|
|Today's special is...Hostages||NZ||Daniel Carleton|
|Breakout Day||NZ||Anna Klein|
|The Seven Deadly Virtues||NZ||Daena Schofield, Sarah Daymond and Jonathan Trevarthen|
Medusa 2014 also hosted a market and a panel on the differences between New Zealand and Swedish larp hosted by a pair of visiting Swedish larpers.