Archive - Mar 4, 2008 - Story

Lagerdamm Newbie 2008 photos online

David Backlin has posted an album of photos from the recent Lagerdamm Newbie event in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.

Gary Gygax, "Father of D&D", dies at age 69

For many in the SCA and other Middle Ages living history organizations, the first introduction to acting the part of someone from a medieval culture was a game of Dungeons and Dragons (D&D). Gary Gygax, one of the co-creators of D&D more than 30 years ago, died today after several years of declining health.

New Judith Herrin book offers "Byzantine surprise!"

A jaded den of deceit and treachery is the common perception of the medieval Byzantine Empire, but a new book by Judith Herrin offers a different interpretation, one that includes a rich cultural and religious life. M.M. Bennetts has the review for the Christian Science Monitor.

Gulf Wars armored combat descriptions online

The Kingdom of Ansteorra Marshalate has posted detailed descriptions of various battles to take place at the upcoming Gulf Wars.