Schedule a Birthday Party

Fantasy Warplay also offers Birthday Party and Events Packages with various options and choices as well as scaled down version for all age groups. The parties can be anything from complex riddle quests to pitched battles. We have done everything from unicorn quests lead by farie princesses, to pirate ship battles, to Harry Potter, to ancient Greece. Anything is possible with the active imagination. You can also watch the TV episode of Business with Passion in which Fantasy Warplay was the feature and learn more about the vision and educational benifits of these events.

Add on: Birthday Weapon (I make a weapon for your child to keep), add $25 for basic weapon, $50 for detailed, and $100 for complex or custom orders (see below).
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Available Private Party and Events Packages:

(1): The Junior League Package (experienced players only): $350.Time Frame: 2 hours. Numbers: up to 20 kids. This event is run like a Junior League event, with players playing heroes and monsters in the world of Roekron, the game world I am currently running in FanWar. All attending players must have previous experience to get this discounted rate.

(2): The Battle League Training and Game World Sampler: $400. Time Frame: 2 hours. Numbers: up to 20 kids. This is ideal for players new to the game who want a taste of what LARP is all about, and want personal training, some great battles, and a sample adventure to get them into the leagues. Players of all skill levels welcome!

(3): The Themed Adventure: $500. Time Frame: 2.5 hours. Numbers: up to 20 kids. This event offers the child the opportunity to choose the type of adventure they want to have. Anything from pirates, to ancient Greece, or Harry Potter.  We begin with basic Battle League training and then move into story for the final 1.5 hours.  This adventure comes with a custom map.

(4): The Complex Adventure: $600. Time Frame: 2.5 hours. Numbers: up to 20 kids. This event is completely customizable by you. If your child has an interest in a specific book series or fantasy world, we customize an adventure to fit your child’s interest. These adventures have complicated plots that often use riddles and codes to be solved by the kids and comes with a custom map.  We begin with basic Battle League Training and then move into the story for the rest of the time (thus the need for a longer event).

(5): The Build Your Own Adventure: $variable. Time Frame: any. Numbers: any number of kids. This event involves the creation of a customized package that meets your varied needs. We use a cost breakdown and various factors listed below to develop the perfect party that meets your budget. See below for more info.

THE STAFF:FanWar events are not just run by me. I have staff who host and direct their own events. To learn more about the staff, go to the FanWar Staff page.

Here’s what parents are saying:

“I wanted to drop you a note to let you know how pleased we were with
Paul’s Birthday party last weekend. You did an AMAZING job — the
kids had such fun. Several of them said it was the best birthday
party they had ever been to.
Thanks for all your efforts. It was a huge success!”

“My son, William, had the time of his life at the birthday party you recently orchestrated for Nick.”

“Thanks again for a great day yesterday. All the kids had a blast!”

“I had so much fun being a monster with the kids. That was way too much fun!”

“All the kids in his class are still playing out the adventures they had together at Julians party. They reinact the scenes and the riddles and add onto the story as their parts.”

And from the kids:

“This is the best day I have ever had.” one of Julians girl friends from Waldorf school, age 10.

“This is the most fun I have ever had. This game is awesome.” Jason, age 15.

A basic party consists of me or my staff bringing the gear, either to the birthday persons house if the land is big enough, or to a local park where we will meet and play. Depending on the complexity and timeframe of the event, I may need to meet in advance to discuss specifics and details. The choices and rates are as follows (if none of the options below are what you are looking for, feel free to contact me to work out what you have in mind):

BUILD YOUR OWN PARTY PACKAGE!

The rates that follow are for the Build Your Own Adventure Package listed above. To compute your total, just add up each piece of the party below.
  1. Type of Event (see below). Basic Battles: (games that use the weapons but no plot, just battles- capture the flag, etc.). $50
    • Simple Adventure: (battles with a storyline, monsters and heros). $100
    • Complex Plot: (a fully fleshed out adventure with riddles and twists, customized). $150 (minimum time frame of 2.5 hours for complex plots).
  2. Hourly Rate = $5 per child per hour.
  3. Staffing Charges: $100 (for more info, go to the Staff Page)
    • Siblings and Parents can be monsters for free!
  4. Add on: Birthday Weapon (I make a weapon for your child to keep), add $25 for basic weapon, $50 for professional grade.
    • Add on: Birthday Item (hand painted sheild or small treasure chest): add $100.
  5. (Travel Fee): I work out of Ukiah, CA. If you are not planning your party to be in the Ukiah area then there is usually a $50 travel fee to cover the expenses of gas and travel time. This fee is based on distance and will vary depending on just how far away you are. To figure you travel cost, just multiply the number of hours it takes me to get there by $50. One hour of travel (one way) is $50. Two hours of travel $100, Three hours of travel $150.

A few examples…

A group of eleven year olds wants to do a party. Their are eighteen of them and they just want a Standard Basic Battle with no story, run by my staff only. They would like to play for one hour and that’s it. The fee is as follows: $50 for Basic Battles + Hourly Rate $90 (18 X $5) for atotal of $140 plus Travel.

A group of six year olds wants to do a Premium Simple Adventure (Premium means I run the event personally, not one of my staff) They want it to be one hour and want to keep a Birthday Weapon. There are eight of them and three parents will help out as well, so the parents play free. The fee is as follows: Premium Staffing ($100) + $100 for Simple Adventure + Hourly Rate $40 (8 X $5) + Add on of Birthday Weapon $50 for a total of $290 plus Travel.

A group of sixteen year olds want to do a Complex Adventure for three hours. They want Anthony to run the event and there are fifteen of them and a few parents who will help out and play free. The fee is as follows: Staffing Fee: $50 (Anthony is running it) + $150 for Complex Adventure + Hourly Rate of $225 (15 X $5) X 3 hours, for a total of $425 plus Travel.

To arrange for a Birthday Event please contact us at christopherpuma@fanwar.com

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