The NERO LARP office announced the opening of its newest NERO LARP Chapter in the North Western Illinois area, NERO Highborn!
NERO Highborn is owned by Jason Mote and will be using the NERO LARP Rule Book 9th Edition, available in PDF as a free download.
Jason Mote has been actively involved with NERO since 1996. Beyond his player character, his many roles have included Head of Plot, General Manager, Event Coordinator and participating on the NERO International Rules Committee from 1998-2002.
The NERO Highborn Plot Team consists of Jason Mote, Katie Downey, Casey Bahnick, Kristen Stubblefield, and Ben Budnik. Joel Burrow is also on Staff
The NERO LARP Chapter is based out of LaSalle County and will be primarily focusing on the LaSalle and DeKalb areas in northern Illinois.
NERO Highborn will be developing staff and the in-game LARP campaign over the next few months, with current plans to produce their first NERO LARP event in April 2012.
Promotional efforts will primarily include internet and social media as well as word-of-mouth and grassroots efforts including local game convention attendance.