Archive for February 2012

Questions for the Audience: Obedience in Melee   3 comments

In fencing there are certain actions you can take that demand a response from your opponent while simultaneously limiting that response to a knowable, small set of options. Example: I find your sword, you have to withdraw or change lines.  Changing lines gives me a tempo to attack in during which, as long as I […]

Posted February 21, 2012 by wistric in Musings

Ymir 2012   6 comments

How was yours?   (Full dump coming later, but chime in with your thoughts on how your fighting went, how the fighting of the rest of the fighters went, how the event went overall, you know, the usual)

Posted February 21, 2012 by wistric in Events

Bowling with Fabris   1 comment

So what do Fabris and a Bowling ball have in common? So think back to physics class… yes for some of us that is further away than others: If you had a really cool physics teacher you might have gotten to do some neat things like shoot off potato cannons on the football field and […]

Posted February 15, 2012 by Letia in Musings

Meet-and-beat at Gulf Wars   2 comments

Greetings all! So, I’m pretty sure there are some lurkers out there, in addition to all the Knowne Worlde fencers who comment here. Staffan and I were planning to cross blades at Gulf Wars on Tuesday morning, and I’d love to meet everybody else who might be there. Since a good chunk of the Atlantians […]

Posted February 9, 2012 by wistric in Musings

Aethelmarc & Atlantia vs. The Knowne Worlde   4 comments

Aethelmarc and Atlantia are going to fight the East and the Mid at Pennsic. This is awesome.  If you’re a fencer. Most heavy fighters I’ve talked to think it’s stupid.  Not sure why. Some pelicans think Atlantia’s getting ripped off: The East, Mid, and Aethelmarc get a cut of the profits.  Atlantia doesn’t. But the […]

Posted February 6, 2012 by wistric in Musings

Ice Castles 2012   5 comments

(Nothing like logging in and realizing you’ve got a backlog of posts to finish.  Oops, my bad gentle readers!) A couple weeks back, Letia and I piled in to her little matchbox hatchback and we hied our way up to Black Diamond.  Fighting season starts early in Atlantia (it really shouldn’t end: we need a […]

Posted February 6, 2012 by wistric in Events