Archive - Nov 17, 2008

Shire of Pavlok Gorod goes full status

Lady Tama, Herald and Rapier Marshal for the Shire of Pavlok Gorod, reports that the Shire has achieved Full Status. Pavlok Gorod is located in Kodiak Island, Alaska and is a canton of the Barony of Eskalya (Principality of Oertha, West Kingdom).

Archaeologists continue to search for Hull's ancient friary

Archaeologists working on an excavation in the town of Hull, Yorkshire, are delighted to have discovered the medieval Humber Gate, but are still looking for the elusive Carmelite friary, built in the town in the late 1290's.

It's not the SCA but....

The comedy film Role Models features a young man who engages in medieval fantasy role-playing - played for laughs in this "horny man-child comedy for the overgrown banana peel crowd." But, according to Gina Carbone of Seacoast Online, "The film's major battle is as pumped as any butt-kicking in “The Lord of the Rings” with way better death scenes."

My-Space forum for SCA Newcomers

Shara of Starwood has created a My-Space forum to help newcomers adjust to life in the SCA. SCA Big Brothers / Big Sisters for Newcomers is a "place to discuss anything pertaining to the SCA."