[Hellsgate] Geekfest Demo

Chris Zakes dontivar at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 04:30:36 PDT 2012

At 12:44 AM 7/25/2012, you wrote:
>Joe Simmons <ESIMMONS001 at hot.rr.com> wrote:
>>I'm not sure that putting people in armor is necessarily a good
>>idea. It's one thing at the park, but I'm not sure about on campus,
>>unless they signed a waiver.
>On Tue, 24 Jul 2012, Ruiz <ruizhorde at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>I think you are correct Eric, we probably need to check with the
>>campus about putting people in armor. Yes, the heavy fighting is the
>>attraction but everything slows down when we have to help put
>>someone in armor and show them the ropes, lets save that for
>>Thursdays and let our fighter make noise and attract attention.
>Sorry to intrude: a few years ago, I dimly recall that Bryn Gwlad's
>"Renaissance Day in the Park" had Whack-A-Knight.  Those in armor were
>one or two SCA fighters, so they had fighter authorization and waivers
>on file.  The public were the ones with arms -- I think it was
>children given boffer weapons.

Fight the Knight or Whack-a-Knight using boffer weapons falls more 
into the category of "game" than actual combat. It's (generally) fun 
with younger kids, but I'd be a little hesitant to do it with college-age kids.

         -Tivar Moondragon

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