Games and Gambling

Games of skill and chance as enjoyed throughout the Middle Ages

Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire

Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire, 3603 Mobile Highway, Pensacola, Florida  32505 . Mobile phone (850) 572-1407- office (850) 429-8462-Fax  (850) 470-0012   GCRENFAIRE @ AOL.COM

[DRA] Festival of Fools

The Shire of Dun in Mara, in the Principality of Insulae Draconis, presents the Festival of Fools, an event dedicated to foolery and topsy-turvy arrangements, games and gambols, featuring a Lenten/Carnival Feast (with the special Sinners Option!).

Site:

ASPIRE Centre, Clara House, Clara, Co. Offaly

18:00 22 March 2013 until 16:00 24 March 2013

[LOC] St Aldhelm's Newcomers' Feast

The College of St Aldhelm invites the populace of the Kingdom of Lochac to join us at our annual Newcomers' Feast and Tourney, welcoming new members to our College. To give them a taste of some of the activities on offer in the SCA, the event will include fencing, heavy fighting, dancing, singing, board games and a play, in addition to the feast itself.

[DRA] Troll Hunt VI

Lava Trolls and, their cousins, Rock Trolls have been sighted in the hills of Klakavirki. He fears his wooden peasants will not be enough to stop their advance. He calls for aid to divert the trolls attention from himself and his wooden subjects. Mostly himself. He promises rewards to all those that aid him and his wooden peasants in fending of those stinking trolls.

[OUT] Twelfth Night Celebration and WAR Practice

On January 19th, 2013 the Barony of Fontaine dans Sable will be hosting our annual Twelfth Night Celebration and WAR Practice!!! Please join us for a full day of fun and feasting!

[EAL] Septentria 12th Night

Once again the venerable Baronies of Skraeling Althing and Septentria are joining forces to celebrate 12th Night with the help of Ealdormere's newest Shire, Bastille du Lac.

Cards fit for a king - or princess

A complete set of silver playng cards, created in Germany in 1616, was acquired through auction in 2010 by entrepreneur Selim Zilkha. Legend tells that the set was owned by a Portuguese princess who fled Napoleon in 1807. (photos)

[LOC] "A bit Moorish" Games day and Tourney

Join us in the beautiful grounds of a grand house for a day of games and fighting. Depending on numbers there will be Heavy and Rapier Tourney and the possibility of some Archery as well.

[MID] Winter Revel

Join Rivenvale for our annual Winter Revel at the beautiful Pioneer Pavilion!

[ART] Bronzehelm 12th Night Celebration

Light a candle and greet the new calendar as we host the 30th Anniversary of this wondorous event here in our Shire. Indoor combat aplenty will decide the new champions for the year ahead in both the armored and rapier arenas. We will also have a new Bardic champion chosen during dinner.

[MID] Fight Frolic And Food Night

To inaugurate our exiting new partnership with Christ Episc.Church in Warren, Rivenvale will be hosting a monthly Fight Frolic and Food Night, every  3d Monday of each month 6-9pm , this months date is Dec 17, 2013.

Shadowcon XVII

Once again, the Shadow Legion hosts it's own Sci-Fi/SCA/con in Grey Niche (Memphis, TN.) It will be held from January 4-6, 2013 at the lovely Airport Conference Hotel near the corner of I-40 and I-55.

There will be Gaming! There will be a Masquarade! There will be panels, Movies, Anime, and more! Fencing! Fighting! Food! More Gaming!!

[EAL] Wassail

The Canton of Canton of Bryniau Twynnog invites you to Wassail on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at St. Agatha Community Centre (1793 Erb’s Road, St Agatha ON).

[DRA] Academia della Danza

The right noble lord Baron and the trusty lady Baroness of the Ancient lands of Knights Crossing have declared that their subjects, noble in their demeanour, should learn the ancient art of dance, that they may better grace their court with knowledge of this gentler art. To this effect, they have hired sundry dance masters from lands far and wide to come and provide instruction.

[ATE] A Day in Vahalla

Once we invited you to Dante’s Inferno - now we invite you to heaven!  Valhalla, a place of legend, a place where only the best fighters unite with Odin to prepare for Ragnarok.  Join the Barony of Twin Moons in celebration on Saturday, December 8th, 2012 from 10 am to 5 pm at Chuparosa Park, 2400 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, AZ, 85244. 

[WES] Yule

Welcome, one and all to our Annual Celebration of Midwinter Solstice and Yule!! Join us for a day of warmth and merrymaking as we fend off the terrible cold outside.

[ATE] Twelfth Night

With winters coming, the nights have gotten longer and colder. Come it in this warm place and rest. Close your eyes and image a gathering of friends and family listening to music and watching others dance, while others are having a good time with period games.

Viking roleplaying game to be released

Game creator Gregor Vuga reports that he is developing a roleplaying game focusing on the lives of Icelandic settlers in the 10th century CE. Sagas of the Icelanders is an independent endeavor funded by private contributions. A short video explains the project.

[ATL] Caer Mear Yule

Please come and join the Barony of Caer Mear on December 15, 2012 for our Yule celebration. There will be dancing, musicians, games and much fun!

[OUT] Totally Tudor Twelfth Night

Come join us and start the year in Tudor fashion. This year Caerthe's premiere event will highlight the court of Henry VIII, but you will be able to come and enjoy all the aspects of Caerthe's 12th Night that you have come to love over the years, including merchants, friends, entertainment and the usual feast.

[DRA] Fortuna's Champion IX

Fortuna is roaming Carnival in search of her champion. Join us for a weekend of game playing and revelry to see if she favors you!

Mystery of the Roman die solved

Over forty years ago, a little ivory cube was discovered in Frocester near Stroud, England. The cube was soon identified as a Roman die, and now, a mystery surrounding it has been solved: The game piece was crafted from elephant ivory. (photo)

[DRA] Games for the Throne

When the days become longer, when the nights are getting cold, when even the King may take a rest from his journey, it is all about having a good feast and to enjoy some games. As there is winter and summer, day and night, light and darkness, there will two groups of people competing, symbolized by the colours of the King’s game: black and white.

[MER] Magna Faire 2012

The Barony of Iron Mountain invites you to join us in an exotic voyage as we travel to distant lands to enjoy the customs of the trip and the destinations! We will travel the unpredictable waters and throw out our anchor in hopes to learn art & culture from all over the world. And possibly run into a few sea monsters.

[ANT] Harvest Feast

The Shire of Midhaven has had a plentiful harvest and we invite you to share of it at our Harvest Feast on Saturday, November 17, 2012.

[ATE] Tavern Tourney

Tavern Tourney / A DAY IN VALHALLA December 8, 2012. Site: Chuparosa Park, 2400 S. Dobson Rd., Chandler, AZ, 85244 which is on Dobson, south of Germann.

[MID] Winter's Night Feast

Afonlyn Presents the 5th Annual Winter's Night Feast! Saturday, November 10, 2012, 6-11pm

[WES] Cynagua Fall Coronet

Greetings Cynagua and the West Kingdom Populous! Their Highnesses Princess Mari and Prince Brocc do invite all to participate in or bear witness to the Cynagua Coronet List to select their Heirs. Come join us for this epically fun Coronet!

[AET] Kings Crossing Birthday B(r)all

The Shire of Kings Crossing cheerfully invites you to come and celebrate our Birthday B(r)all on October 27, 2012 at the BARBUSH-LANGELOTH MUNICIPAL Center, 1421 LANGELOTH ROAD, LANGELOTH, PA 15054 (NOT AT REGULAR KINGS CROSSING EVENT SITE).

[DRA] Garden of Earthly Delights

Let it be known that from Saturday, the 1st to the Sunday the 2nd of December, 2012, there shall be a Faire to celebrate the arts and artisanal crafts, and this faire shall be held in the Zehentscheune in the heart of Urberach.