[Ansteorra] A Question (or 2)
dontivar at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 08:30:03 PST 2007
At 07:45 AM 11/13/2007, you wrote:
> > As for blow calibration, it is quite easy to say that no one from
> the other side is calling their blows. Unfortunately, there are
> individuals and even entire units that can be difficult to strike
> with the perfect shot. However, having been to multiple wars on the
> soil of many kingdoms, Ansteorra is right in the middle of blow
> calibration. Meridies is a bit on the light side and a few kingdoms
> are a touch on the stout side (but none of the Estrella principal
> kingdoms). I would have to say that experience has taught me that
> the two wars are quite equal on blow calibration.
>I may not have the facts right, but I believe that during a recent 6
>month period that the only two injuries requiring reporting here in
>the Kingdom were two broken bones, both suffered at Estrella. I
>think that says a lot.
<shrug> We've seen broken bones at Gulf War and Pennsic, too. I think
it may be more of a commentary on people getting too pumped up on
adrenaline during large melees/wars, rather than on the blow-calling
customs of particular kingdoms.
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