Yes, you can haz mediebel storiez!!1!
For those who would like to visit SCAtoday.net's traditional April Fools articles. Fair warning: This tag will NOT be applied to an article until April 2 of that year.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Mon, 2013-04-01 12:51
Yes, you can haz mediebel storiez!!1!
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Mon, 2013-04-01 10:16
Following the highly publicized discovery of King Richard III underneath a Leicestershire parking lot, and the subsequent discovery of a knight's grave below a parking lot in Edinburgh, a new SCA group is forming underneath the park'n'ride near the Long Island Expressway in Melville, New York.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2013-04-01 07:20
Following on his acclaimed "Tweedle Glomping in Period" series, Maistor Justinos Tekton, called Justin, offers this detailed article on creating a period tablet computing device from scratch, using only tools and techniques available in the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Aodh Ó Siadhail on Tue, 2013-02-05 12:31
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!).
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Sun, 2012-04-01 13:35
The Steampunk community was up in arms this year at the appearance of a man in elf ears at a convention in Baltimore, MD.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2012-04-01 12:05
SCA members attending a camping event in the Shire of Tuzocci were attacked with pepper spray and other riot-suppression weapons when mistaken for Occupy Wall Street protestors.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Sun, 2012-04-01 02:33
Citing record readership of stories about Inspirational Equality and the same-gender consort debate, the editorial board at SCAtoday announced that they will now be adding the phrase "same-sex consort" to every new article. Stories on the topic garnered over 15,000 reads, with at least 80 of those coming from people outside of An Tir.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2011-04-01 07:15
In a move ostensibly aimed at closing a budget deficit, SCAtoday.net Publisher Justinos Tekton has signed an executive order eliminating collective bargaining rights from SCAtoday.net staff members, and cutting their wages significantly.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Thu, 2010-04-01 12:20
The owner of an obscure chain of medieval recreation hobbyist publications has purchased all the assets of media giant Gannett Inc. in an unsolicited, hostile takeover bid that included cash, letters of credit from half a dozen "kingdoms" in which she publishes, and an unspecified quantity of "chocolate Chaucers," apparently some kind of alcoholic beverage.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2010-04-01 07:30
At the organization's capital in Milpitas, California (USA), several corporate-level officers of the Society for Creative Anachronism and members of its Board of Directors are in a heated debate about healthcare reform, and tempers are flaring on all sides.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2009-04-01 13:12
(New York: 2009-04-01) Furthering the trend toward media consolidation, SCAtoday.net has agreed to acquire its financially-troubled rival, the Pennsic Independent, in a cash and stock swap valued at US$300K.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2007-04-02 22:19
We hope you enjoyed our 2007 April Fools parody of Survivor. Since April Fools parodies are an annual tradition here at SCAtoday.net, we've added a new category to let readers easily go back and review the parodies from previous years.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2007-04-01 13:24
After taping just one episode, the CBS television network has ceased production of a planned "Survivor Trimaris" edition of its popular reality TV program, citing "personality conflicts" with the cast.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2006-04-01 15:30
Pursuant to new SCA corporate-level administrative sanctions, a High Inquisitional Council of Peers met recently behind closed doors and voted to censure Dame Aoife Finn of Ynos Mon, creator of the popular Aoife's Links column. SCAtoday.net has learned that the worst may be yet to come.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2006-04-01 14:57
There are those in our beloved Society who believe that the use of computers and the Internet, however convenient, somehow contaminates our historical accuracy. Some of these naysayers, to be sure, are rogues and scoundrels of the most common sort, yet others are of noble and virtuous demeanor and are merely misguided in their thinking.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-04-01 16:26
According to unconfirmed reports, the Autocrats of the proposed "Iron Peer" event are under consideration for special sanctions, possibly including what one source describes as "level four banishment".
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-04-01 14:50
In spite of a diplomatic and properly-filed request under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the Society Seneschal denies journalists access to matters of public record.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2005-04-01 11:27
Rumour has it that as of noon today, Trimaris will secede from the SCA, and form its own medieval recreation group: The Society for Compulsive Actions (Florida).
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-04-01 09:45
An event dubbed the "Iron Peer Competition", scheduled for later this year in Trimaris, may have seemed like a good idea at the time, but not everyone is happy with the planning.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-04-01 08:31
Think you've got what it takes to best all the other Peers in your order in a contest of endurance, creativity, and skill? Enter the Iron Peer Competition in the Barony of Southern Wastes, and find out if you're made of the Middle Ages' own brand of "the right stuff!" [This "event" was part of the 2005 April Fool's parody on SCAtoday.net. See the note at the bottom of the page for details.] Location:
Southern Wastes (Trimaris) [Parody]
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-04-01 21:19
Allegations are flying, and tempers are flaring, as the Board of Directors still has issued no statement on the incident. SCAtoday.net's Senior Anomaly Correspondent, Dexter Sinister, reveals this puzzling story.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-04-01 22:40
Dateline: April 1, 2003. A bitter feud between rival publications SCAtoday.net and The Quarter has ended peacefully, with the simple expedient of a leveraged buyout.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-04-01 19:50
Dateline: April 1, 2003. A thieving band of scoundrels calling themselves "The Quarter" have blatantly appropriated, for their own nefarious purposes, the title of a certain well-respected SCA news publication and the page layout of a certain national newspaper.