Sexual play that is very extreme in nature. Said to be on the edge of safety and sometimes even sanity. Can be very dangerous if not practiced correctly.
Ex: breathplay, bloodplay, humiliation play, Total Power Exchange (TPE), rape roleplay.
He wanted to try something new to get his adrenaline going, so he suggested some form of edgeplay.
Sexual play which is an extreme form of BDSM, generally the two partners agree to not set a 'safety word' and gives total power to the dominant over the submissive. Results can include minor/major permanent injuries, or death if not practiced correctly.
Many forms of this are around, breathplay (erotic asphyxiation), knifeplay (playing with knives), gunplay (guns), blood/cutting play (deliberate cuts to draw blood).
Not often seen and praticed but generally most people who pratice this, do so in a consensual way.
Did you hear? Jim died while while him and his spouse were praticing edgeplay.