For the lifers, LARPing becomes their main social outlet.
These players usually stick around for three or four years before dropping the hobby, but about 10% become “lifers” — people whose dedication can be measured in decades, not years.
Carter also outlined plans for “leap-ahead investments” that will contribute to the “third phase” of the Asia-Pacific pivot initiated in 2011. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI’s prior written consent.
Those plans include tripling the capacity of Tomahawk missiles on Virginia-class submarines, increasing funding for undersea drones and refitting the SM-6 supersonic missile so it can hit enemy ships from a long distance.
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