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Monday, January 21, 2008

I was a "war virgin" Part Five - The War

Imagine, if you will, sitting above a huge desert field, the size of about three football fields. It is filled with men and women in battle garb, weapons... maces, bastard swords, flails, battle axes... Even with thousands of people watching the air is silent, crackling with expectant energy as the... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, January 20, 2008

I was a "war virgin" Part Four - Volunteering at Troll

Troll is the registration area for the war. It is the first place you go when you get there. Most everyone who attends had to drive at least a few hours to get there, some people like Tom and I, drove for days. So volunteering at troll is something important. Wars are very expensive to put on.... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, January 19, 2008

I was a "war virgin" Part Three - Medieval Education

The Estrella war was really my first chance to ever take any classes in "medieval education". Classes are taught by people who really know the topics inside and out. Everything from stuff that is unique to the SCA (like how to document items you have made, how to be a herald, how to get your name... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

I was a "War Virgin" Part Two

At the average event there are usually a handful of vendors. Kingdom events there might be as many as 20. There were 175 vendors at the Estrella War. The vending area was set up like your average flea market except that nothing is average about the merchandise. One of the coolest things for me about... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

I was a "War Virgin"

When I talk about SCA events I guess I should try to describe what an event is really like. Shire or canton events can have as few as 20 people show up (though the number is usually closer to 40 on average). Baronial events might go as high as 75 people. Kingdom events (which cover a geographical... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, January 14, 2008

What in the world is the SCA?

You know, I could really go into a long drawn out explanation but I would tire us both out so this a short explanation. The SCA is the Society for Creative Anacronisms. It is a group involved int recreating the middle ages not so much in the way it was (although we go out of our way to make sure... Sign in to see full entry.

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