Games and Gambling

Games of skill and chance as enjoyed throughout the Middle Ages

[ATL] Jester's Tourney II

Join us for a day of games, wages, prizes, and fun for the whole family.

Boston loves its geeks

If you're a gamer, a LARPer, a fan, or a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism, you're welcome in Boston, according to Ethan Gilsdorf who wrote about the "dweebs, techies, trekkers, weirdos, and gamers" in an article on Boston.com. The article highlights the various activities and organizations in the city including the Barony of Carolingia.

Website features playing cards through history

Want to know what a deck of cards looked like at Henry VIII's table? How about Salladin? The World of Playing Cards is the place to find out!

27th International Conference on Medievalism at Kent State University

Kent State University, Stark Campus, will host the 27th International Conference on Medievalism October 18-20, 2012. There will be both the traditional on-land "Brick-n-Mortar" conference and an online "Cloud Conference" (for those who are unable to travel); the rate for the on-land conference includes access to the online conference.

[LOC] All Hallows Eve

Join us for a family friendly night of fun as we celebrate All Hallows Eve.

]WES] Selviergard Jól

The Barony of Selviergard invites you to attend a Viking-themed Jól celebration as we welcome the holiday season and celebrate the return of our Baron from the Crusades.  Come make merry and enjoy a warm hall, good friends, and diversions to keep your mind away from the winter months ahead.

[OUT] Sixth Annual Mountain Pas and Highland Games

The Shire of Bryngolau is pleased to announce the Sixth Annual Mountain Pas and Highland Games!

[WES] All Hallow’s Eve

Come one and all and join the Barony of Eskalya to celebrate the Eve of All Hallow’s!  There will be fighting, revelry, and perhaps a few tricks and treats.

[ATL] Atlantian Twelfth Night

The year is 1543, and Henry the Eighth, by the Grace of God, King of England, France, Defender of the Faith and Lord of Ireland has invited His Brother Atlantia, and the whole of the Atlantian Court, to celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany at Hampton Court Palace...

[ART] Lochtoberfest

Lochtoberfest, Barony of Loch Salann September 29, 2012. Please join us for Games, Contests, Beer, Sausage, Prizes

[EAL] Middle Ages on the Green 2

I look forward to seeing any and all able to come to Bryniau's "Middle Ages on the Green 2", this Saturday August 25, 2012.  It is a little, and simple, event day with many ways to relax and enjoy the waning days of summer with our families and many friends.

[DRA] Dies St. Mauritii

The Shire of Ad Flumen Caerulum invites you all to take part in fighting, archery, and games. For the fighters there will be the “Gugelhupf-Tourney”, for the archers an IKAC-shooting is planned. There will also be games at the tavern hall and an indoor space for children to play.

[LOC] Summer Lark

A weekend of fun and frolicking with lots to do, including Dancing Collegia and Questing, Archery and maybe Fencing, we may even do a bit of singing, pack boots 'cause at midnight we'll be walking.

[LOC] Oestmark Spring Fling

To celebrate the last of Spring ,we are holding a Fling, with games and a quest to find the best, of those who attend.

[WES] Viking Event

The winter snows begin to approach and soon we will see the first flakes of winter. ‘Tis time once again to gather together and meet in celebration, take council, and renew our bonds of friendship. We invite you to come and join our fires the Saturday of Sept 8, 2012 for the Viking Event!

Kids win the day at Pennsic fort

Super-soakers, water balloons and squirt guns were the weapons of choice as an army of maurading children attacked the fort, defended by adults, at the recent Pennsic War 41. Features reporter, Mary of Montevale, of the Pennsic Independent, was on hand to chronicle the event. (photo)

[ATL] Southern Atlantian Archery Day VI

Over the last several years our intrepid, wayfaring brother (called "Bubba" in a beloved child's dialect) has come home to bring us many archery challenges and stories.  This year he brings us tales from Scotland. 

[CAL] Feast of Eagles

The Shire of Cúm an Iolair welcomes you to Feast of Eagles July 28, 2012

[ATL] Twelfth Night

The year is 1530, and Henry the Eighth, by the Grace of God, King of England, France, Defender of the Faith and Lord of Ireland has invited His Brother Atlantia, and the whole of the Atlantian Court, to celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany at Hampton Court Palace...

[ATE] Barony of Atenvedlt Anniversary

Hear Ye Hear Ye. The Barony of Atenveldt is having a birthday. Come celebrate our upcoming 43rd birthday on Saturday, September 22, 2012.

[OUT] Lost Souls Defender

Fair Ladies and Honorable Lords of the realm, Come one, come all! to Shire Rio de Las Animas  for our LOST  SOULS  DEFENDER

[AET] Summers End: Carnivale Italiano

Buon giorno i nostri buoni amici. The Canton of Beau Fleuve invites you to Summers End Carnivale Italiano. We will be blending Italian Carnival fun along with generally known carnival fun.

[LOC] Ajal Fenrir

Bacchus Wood presents Ajal Fenrir Tourney and Feast

[ATL] Sacred Stone's 30th Baronial Birthday

The Barony of the Sacred Stone has been a gem in Atlantia's crown for 30 years. All are invited to join us as we gather for a grand celebration!

[WES] Ducal Prize

Ducal Prize is an event jointly sponsored by the West Kingdom and KHTI, with the profits to go toward the purchase of a permanent tourney site for the West Kingdom. Since this is a jointly sponsored event be prepared to sign an event-specific waiver.

Sisterhood of the Four Axles at Pennsic 41

Jilly Hitzinger of the Sisterhood of the Four Axles invites roller derby fans to grab their skates and join them during the upcoming Pennsic War.

[EAL] Baronial Investiture at Queen's Picnic

Come for a picnic day of fun and games and join us in welcoming the new Baron and Baroness of Ramshaven, and in honouring their Excellencies Kolbjorn Skattkaupandi and Brehyres Wencenedl of Rokesburg.

[LOC] Spring War XVIII

We send invite to all of Lochac and beyond to join Mordenvale for their annual SPRING WAR.

[WES] il Palio di Eskalya

What is the Palio di Eskalya? It is inspired by the Italian Palio festivals which encourage civic pride, pageantry and multiple competitions where the winning Contrade takes the Palio banner and bragging rights for the next year! 

Lizzie Stark leaves Mundania

Freelance journalist Lizzie Stark wrote the book on LARPing, literally. Her Leaving Mundania explains the fantasy world of Live Action Role Playing games from D&D-types to Nordic avant-garde art LARP. She explains the appeal in a short video for the BBC.