Combat using ballistae, trebuchets, catapults, and similar machinery
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-07-20 05:31
Apart from the face-off of mighty siege engines, this three-day encampment will include war scenarios, A&S, feasting, tourneying, reveling, a ball, and all manner of other enticements and phantasies to occupy the time, titillate the taste-buds and exercise the bodies of participants. Visitors to our Barony will of course experience our famous Southron Gaard hospitality, so by all means start making your travel plans now!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-14 16:56
Master Quinn Phelan, OL, DSEM for Siege, wishes to clarify rules for use of siege engines at the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-06-08 08:23
Jim Engebretson has posted multiple slideshows with photos from the most recent Potrero War, held recently in the Barony of Calafia in the Kingdom of Caid.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-04-21 11:29
If you're one of those people who has always hankered to own your own siege engine but don't have a large enough garage to store it, your prayers may be answered in the form of a paper trebuchet.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2004-11-14 14:21
The 19th annual World Championship Punkin Chunkin was held last weekend near Millsboro, Delaware (USA). Thousands of people came to see modern "seige engines" (mostly powered by compressed air) hurl pumpkins across a cornfield.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-05 15:16
GlobalSpec, an engineering search engine, has a mathematically-realistic online game that models the physics of a trebuchet.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-08-19 08:28
The Manawatu Standard reports on a model siege engine competition held by a historical re-enactment society in New Zealand, in which all the entries were constructed entirely of popsicle sticks, and had to be under a foot high.
Submitted by Runolfr on Wed, 2004-06-23 10:43
Excellent resource on the history and construction of trebuchets. Both counterweight machines and traction trebuchets (where the force is provided by a crew of men pulling the throwing arm) are discussed.
Submitted by Runolfr on Wed, 2004-06-23 10:41
Resource for the history and design of medieval artillery.