From: John P. Looney (valen at domain tuatha.org)
Date: Tue 09 Jul 2002 - 15:50:40 IST
On Tue, Jul 09, 2002 at 03:35:30PM +0100, Waider mentioned:
> John Diamond wrote:
> >>I'm sure I'll
> >>think of you when I'm on the field in Tewksbury this weekend, facing a
> >>thousand english, just looking to get their asses kicked.
> > ehh....what game is this??
Reenactment of the battle of Tewksbury...1471 style.
> Society for running around in armour banging several shades of sh1t out
> of each other, if I recall correctly.
> Waider. As opposed to rugby, where you don't get the armour.
Armour is mostly optional. Being irish, the most armour people wore was
maybe leg pieces, helmet & gauntlets.
I think the society you were thinking about was the "dress up in blue
plastic armour and bash each other with wooden sticks covered in foam"
We use nice heavy metal weapons, and are trained to dent, not kill.
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