[Namron] The Battle Of The Champions Coming To Med Fair!
cmt1708 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 20:42:44 PST 2012
Oh, gosh, not every bout -- that would be deadly. Just once in a while was
what I was thinking.
On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 5:48 PM, Barone Orlando Di Gilead <
orlando at agilejedi.com> wrote:
> I like the "slo mo" idea....BUT I would do it after all the fighting is
> done. Most people won't want to sit through it for every bout, neither will
> the fighters.
> Also, if you get the wrong person....the "slo mo" could get pretty boring.
> As Tadhg mentioned Fridays are usually better for experimentation OR at a
> fighter practice.
> HE Orlando
> On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 4:50 PM, Cynthia Teague <cmt1708 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm speaking up as a relative newcomer to the SCA. My family and I have
>> been attending Med Fair for about 8 years, and the fighting is one of our
>> favorite things. We usually come every day, and we have spent hours
>> watching the bouts. But none of us have a clue what we are watching. A
>> couple of guys circle each other, there's a flurry of blows, and then
>> either they do it again or one of them kneels. I rarely have any idea why.
>> What if there were occasional bouts followed by a slo-mo replay, with a
>> herald describing the action? Or just a slo-mo demo, where some common
>> patterns were demonstrated, with narration? Knowing what I was watching
>> would do a lot to make the fighting even more exciting and engaging. At
>> this point, if I were given a streamer and told to root for someone, I
>> still wouldn't know whether he was doing well or not.
>> I'm not thinking of anything huge, but a five or 10 minute session a
>> couple of times a day would be pretty cool.
>> On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 12:22 AM, Tadhg <ld_tadhg at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> Personally, I recommend we let the fighters fight for all they're
>>> worth...especially on Saturday and Sunday. Friday is a another matter...and
>>> we can involve the crowd in individual fights--but tracking fighters
>>> through a Tournament is rather dicey in this type of setting.
>>> As part of our Entertainment offering at Fair, we will be doing a
>>> Tournament-style Fighting Demo at 2 pm Saturday and Sunday and Baroness
>>> Maleah has given it the name *The Battle of The Champions*! Spectators
>>> will be provided streamers and Herald(s) shall introduce the Fighters and
>>> encourage the spectators to cheer for their favorite. The Tournament will
>>> last between 30-45 minutes.
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