John here, and I've been working on more LARP stuff. Our Heroic Austin chapter is doing well, we had some journalists attend our last event, and featured me in an article. A Local Fantasy: Larping in Austin.
Diana, Nick and I have been making the Aftermath events recently, and I've got the beginnings for a cool leather NERF holster guide ready to go soon.
There's lots of stuff to do before Akon, when I'm hosting a panel on Advanced Leather Techniques, Sunday from 2:30 to 4:00, so look for all of us there. Here's the beginning of a leather cuirass I'm working on for my own Heroic character: