Hanne Grasmo is a doctoral researcher at the Tampere University, CoE GameCULT and Game research lab. Her PhD research centers around embodied role-play and sexual emotions, both in Nordic larp and in BDSM communities. Focus areas are role-play design, immersion, queer play and transformative play. She holds a MA in sociology, and has additional background from sexology, education, theatre and larp design. Grasmo has discussed and written about larp for more than 20 years, founded the Knutepunkt larp conferences, wrote the first book about Nordic larp (Laiv, levende rollespill, 1998) and has recently published a larp monograph (Just a little lovin’ larp script, 2021).