Treasure Trap was a live action role-playing game established at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire in April 1982. Various splinter groups broke from the original system, some retaining the Treasure Trap name, and helped to shape the later British LARP scene.
... Treasure Trap, formed in 1982 at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, is recognised as the first LARP game in the UK ... copied most of the format, rules and setting of the original Treasure Trap ...
... and sometimes bearing the same name of Treasure Trap ... Durham University Treasure Trap was founded in February 1983 with the aim of helping members travel to Peckforton Castle ... When the original Treasure Trap folded, members began running day-long adventures in the woods around Durham using the original Treasure Trap system ...
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