Archive for the ‘Announcements’ Category

Obligatory April Fool’s Post   1 comment

I don’t know, something about how “Flat of my strong” is correct? Or how melee units should proceed no faster than a walking pace?

Posted April 1, 2016 by Wistric in Announcements

Announcement: Scholar ceremony of Lady Toki Ima   1 comment

Master Wistric Oftun, OD, and Lady Toki Ima, request the honor of your presence as she becomes his Scholar, to study the art of combat on her path in our Society. Please join us if able for a brief ceremony to be held at the Rapier Field Battle at Gulf Wars, on Wednesday, March 16th. […]

Posted March 11, 2016 by Wistric in Announcements

SEVEN YEARS!   Leave a comment

  The first posts (the justification of existence and Wistric’s Weekly Warfare #1) of the Warfare posted Jan 27th, 2009. Happy birthday you beautiful, beautiful beast! Current average post rate: 1.25/Week.

Posted January 27, 2016 by Wistric in Announcements

The New-ish Justification for Existence   9 comments

First, a note: If you submit a comment and it does not post, please email me at otownes AT gmail DOT com and let me know. About the blog:  This blog began as a series of e-mails to help train my local SCA rapier practice in melee. In 2008 I decided to start maintaining it as […]

Posted November 27, 2015 by Wistric in Announcements

Announcement of the Vigil, Prize, and Elevation of Wistric Oftun to the Order of Defense   2 comments

Be it known to all to whom these words come: Their Majesties of Meridies, King Wulfstan and Queen Thorkatla, on the the 10th day of October, 2015, at their Coronation, charged Lord Wistric Oftun with a writ to join the Order of Defense. Therefore, on the evening of the 20th day of November, 2015, at […]

Posted October 15, 2015 by Wistric in Announcements

Dante wrote a book!   3 comments

Dante, frequent contributor and goad to this blog, has been busy the past six months putting together a book. On Historical Fencing with the Rapier and Dagger  by Darren Di Battista et al. When old HMA practitioners gather around the campfire, they talk about the good old days when all there was was Di Grassi, […]

Posted May 14, 2015 by Wistric in Announcements, Musings

The Scarfhunter Challenge: I Wish I Had This When I Was New   13 comments

I recently unveiled an idea that I, and several others, had bounced around for a few weeks: The Scarfhunter Challenge. Right now this is a uniquely Atlantian thing, but could easily be adapted to fit any other kingdom. The short version is that we’ve made a website to track performance. When you sign up, you’ll […]

Posted April 1, 2014 by Dante di Pietro in Announcements

Congratulations to the War Wagon   Leave a comment

Wistric’s War Wagon reached 100,000 miles this morning, though admittedly that wasn’t on its original engine. Wistric is a better fencer than mechanic.

Posted April 13, 2011 by wistric in Announcements

Please stand by…   Leave a comment

Just got back from Gulf Wars, have a writeup of an event pre-Gulf Wars to finish up, and then the Gulf Wars writeups to do, and three or four topics for actual Weekly Warfare-type discussion. So, check this space in the near future (say, next two days)

Posted March 21, 2011 by wistric in Announcements

Congratulations!   1 comment

Practice was canceled this week, so there’s nothing to talk about, except… Congratulations, Gawin, on winning the first tournament of Pennsic!

Posted August 6, 2010 by wistric in Announcements, Events