[Ansteorra] Bards, Brewers, and Cooks (now with shopping!)
cadunham at gmail.com
Wed Jan 9 12:16:22 PST 2008
You could always give the fighters that were bored some old stale loaves and
let them have a "food fight". :)
On Jan 9, 2008 1:41 PM, Alden Drake <alden_drake at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Agreed....and going the way of "something for everyone" makes it pretty
> much the same as every other event, so it would lose that which would
> make it special to the focus group (bards, brewers, and cooks). There's
> often a question of, "How do we get more people (or subset X) to come?"
> Well, for this particular event the powers that be are planning food,
> entertainment, and booze....that seems like a pretty good draw to me! :)
> Cisco Cividanes wrote:
> > SI speak for myself only on this. Others may support or denounce my
> > opinion as they wish.
> > I believe one of the thoughts of this "event" was to specifically NOT
> > have fighting. Fighting has such a huge overlap with the bardic arts
> > that when you include fighting, a lot of bards are now asked to choose
> > between activity, and soon the bards that stay are competing with the
> > fighting for attention. . Part of the reason "bards, brewers and Cooks"
> > was spoken of was because their is so little overlap between the
> > three.More to the point, none of the activities require someone to put
> > on armor...a process that effectively commits them to fighting and keeps
> > them from dodging in and out of other classes throughout the day.
> > I love fighting and fighters, but I have to say that if an event is to
> > be centered around bardic, under the current circumstances, Fighting
> > should not be part of the event, it too easily overshadows everything
> > else going on.
> > Ivo Blackhawk
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