[Ansteorra] A Question (or 2)

Chris Zakes 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.

         -Tivar Moondragon

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