Tom, here's the meetup page, and currently the best source of information
for SCA goings on in the region surrounding el paso and las cruces.
Please do come out to the Las Cruces Ren Faire and hang out! Information is
on the meetup page.
On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 2:48 AM, Tom Hickey <thickeymd@...> wrote:
> Thanks Stefan! I will check out those links. I have a simple crossbow (no
> pulleys etc.)
> - Tom
> From: Stefan li Rous <stefanlirous@...>
> To: SCA Newcomers list <email@example.com>
> Cc: thickeymd@...
> Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 12:05 AM
> Subject: [SCA Newcomers] Re: Role for Sage?
> Tom asked some questions as a newcomer.
> Tom since I get this list in digest form, I'm seeing all your
> questions and the answers in one batch, so here are my replies:
> <<< I make stuff. This is a Nine Men's Morris board I just finished.
> I could teach people to play it.
> Archery sounds good!>>>
> I run a large medieval/SCA website called Stefan's Florilegium, at
> You might want to look at the ARCHERY section there. We shoot both
> longbows and crossbows at various targets in various types of shoots.
> No compound bows with all the pulleys and mechanical additions, though.
> Also archery is allowed in many armored combat scenerios, with special
> "safe" arrows and bow wieght limits on the bows. Again, bow and
> crossbow. See the ARCHERY section.
> Like big toys? See this file in the COMBAT section:siege-engines-msg
> (98K) 1/10/08 Catapults, trebuchets. Period and modern.
> From the ENYRRTAINMENT section:
> games-msg (113K) 7/18/04 Medieval board games and sports.
> In the CRAFTS section since you mention making stuff:
> wood-msg (62K) 2/ 8/08 Different types of wood, period terms.
> merch-woods-msg (5K) 5/25/02 Sources for period and exotic woods.
> wood-bending-msg (20K) 1/ 6/11 Period and modern methods for
> bending wood.
> wood-finishes-msg (98K) 2/13/08 Period and SCA wood finishes. Stains.
> woodworking-msg (50K) 4/24/05 Woodworking tools and techniques. wood
> chip-carving-msg (5K) 11/29/99 Comments on chip carving, (wood
> <<< I have tried to carve my own spoon and it's not as easy as it
> wood-utensils-msg (18K) 3/29/08 Making and finishing wooden
> utensils, mugs.
> Working-Horn-art (62K) 7/19/08 "Working with Horn and Skeletal
> Materials" by Lord Mikal Isernfocar (called Ironhawk).
> Horn-Spoons-art (9K) 1/ 5/00 "Making Horn Spoons" by Mistress
> Horn-Working-art (18K) 5/21/08 "Method for period horn work" by Kirk
> Dragos Pelikanos replied to Tom saying:
> <<< In the modern Middle Ages, yes. Living in the modern world, but
> to maintain a sense of honor for myself and others. That's my
> interpretation of it, at least.>>>
> See the PERSONA section and perhaps the following sections and files.
> In the SCA-SOCIOLOGY section:
> magic-moments-msg (50K) 7/ 1/08 "Magic moments" experienced in the
> SCA-The-Dream-msg (50K) 1/11/96 What the SCA means for different
> I hope this gives you an idea of some of things you can do in the SCA,
> THLord Stefan li Rous Barony of Bryn Gwlad Kingdom of Ansteorra
> Mark S. Harris Austin, Texas StefanliRous@...
> **** See Stefan's Florilegium files at: http://www.florilegium.org ****
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