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SCAtoday.net recovers from unscheduled outage

Due to technical problems on our server, SCAtoday.net went offline at approximately 16:23 US Eastern time on Saturday. The senior staff were at an event and didn't know about the problem until almost midnight, but were able to restart the server easily. We apologize for the inconvenience. (Techies can click "read more" for details.)

Hall of Fame page showcases active contributors, popular stories

A new feature added today, the "Hall of Fame" page gives you SCAtoday.net "by the numbers," with listings of the most active registered contributors and the most popular stories, plus some general statistics about the site as a whole.

SCAtoday.net Technical Notice, 2005-01-12

SCAtoday.net is moving its domain name server (DNS) during the evening (US Eastern time) of 12 January 2005. No outages are expected, but we wanted to let you know "just in case". Click the "read more" link if you are interested in the details. Windows users, please also click for a special notice.

Ealdormere’s Eastern Border Secure

Laird Colyne Stewart, our newest staff Reporter, brings us this event report from the Feast of the Hare and Border Spat, November 13, 2004.

East Kingdom web site defaced by protest group

Political protesters temporarily defaced the home page of the SCA's East Kingdom earlier today, replacing it with a page of their own creation.

A squire's view of Midrealm Crown Tourney

Lord Brice le Corbet, squire to one of the finalists in Midrealm Crown Tourney, recounts the suspense of the last few rounds.

Middle Kingdom hails new Royal Heirs

Inspired by his Lady, Noelle la Chauciere, Sir Alaric le Fevre has won this weekend's Crown Tournament in the Middle Kingdom.

Had trouble creating an SCAtoday.net account?

If you have had trouble creating a personal profile account on SCAtoday.net, it is probably because you mistyped your email address, and the system couldn't send out your new password. All is not lost, though...

SCAtoday.net registered users can now submit events

The SCAtoday.net web site has been enhanced so that any registered user can submit event notices directly, rather than having to email them to our editors.

Shire of Rivenvale advances to full status

Their Majesties Felix and Madeleina of the Middle Kingdom have proclaimed Rivenvale to be a full-status Shire, as of Midrealm Court at Pennsic 33.

SCAtoday.net Announces Changes in Editorial Roles

Effective today, SCAtoday.net is re-titling two of our senior staff members to better reflect their evolving roles in managing the site.

German 'Samurai' on the Loose in Woods Near Berlin

A man wearing camouflage attacked hikers with a Samurai sword in the woods west of Berlin, Germany last week.

An Update on the Updates to SCAtoday.net

The first day was a little rocky, but hopefully things are better now. This article explains a little about the upgrade, why we did it, and what's planned for the future.

Military Odyssey to Attract Re-enactors from Around the Globe

Military Odyssey, the world's largest multi-period re-enactors' faire, will take place in Detling, England August 28-30, 2004.

SCA in Iraq and the Middle East

With deployments of soldiers who are SCA members to Iraq and other Middle Eastern countries, Drachenwald hopes to form branches for them in the region.

SCA in Iceland and Norway

The Kingdom of Drachenwald is adding to its already large presence in Scandinavia with contacts in Iceland and Norway.

Major Upgrade to SCAtoday.net Site

We've upgraded the content management system (CMS) software on SCAtoday.net in a major way, to bring you new features and functions.

Newswire Celebrates Two-Thousandth Story

This article marks a milestone for SCAtoday.net, as it is the 2000th story published since the site went online in 2002.

IMPORTANT Administrative Notice for SCAtoday.net Registered Users

Registered users (that is, those with personal SCAtoday.net accounts), please read this very important notice to help us migrate your account to our new upgraded software. It only takes a minute (literally!).

Major Upgrade to SCAtoday.net Software

We are pleased to present a major enhancement of the SCAtoday.net web site!

Email List Offered to SCA Technical Community

Isn't it amazing how many computers are used to re-create the Middle Ages? The SCA-Geeks list is for general discussion about technical topics related to the SCA.

Tina Chancey to Join Blackmore's Night

Early muscian Tina Chancey, known to many in the Kingdom of Atlantia, will become the newest member of Renaissance rock band Blackmore's Night. SCAtoday.net staff reporter Karen Larsdatter has the details.

Local Event Site of Alien Autopsy -- Did BoD Cover Up Story?

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.

Change in Policy for Story Comments

For legal reasons, SCAtoday.net is changing its policy on anonymous comments about news articles.

Talkback Message Forums Temporarily Delayed

Moderation of the "talkback" forums, where readers can post comments about stories on SCAtoday.net, will be temporarily delayed for the first few days of Pennsic.

Thousandth Story Posted

Almost exactly one year after its founding, SCAtoday.net passes a major milestone: the 1000th news article has been published.

Photos from Middle Kingdom Crown Tournament

SCAtoday.net's webmaster, Iustinos Tekton called Justin, presents a photo album of the ending rounds of Crown Tourney, and the Investiture of TRH Alasdair and Guenievre.

Middle Kingdom Welcomes New Royal Heirs

The Middle Kingdom's Crown Tournament was held May 25, 2003, in the Barony of Fenix (Fort Mitchell, Kentucky). Sir Alasdair MacFhearghius won the Tournament for the honor of his Consort, Guenievre du Dragon Vert.

Media Lawsuit Ends with Leveraged Buyout

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.

Scurvy Knaves Blatantly Copy Respected Publication's Title

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.