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Since I'm a Viking history buff (hard to guess, right?), a friend sent me this today, which I hadn't seen... and I know we share resources & links often on the +public channel. I'd like to see about putting together some YouTube clips or other quick-access resources for folks who want to learn just a tidbit about a certain subject, or who may be the sort who want to have more detail for their scenes.

So here are a few to get started:

Something on Viking swordfighting:

Jousting: Full Metal Jousting TV show; the first few episodes especially are good for getting an idea of how things work.

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This was a related vid to the one Dei posted:

Cool tips on Viking-style shield fighting.

Also this, which is a Sword/Buckler vs. Spear fight:

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Videos I've seen before. I was going to suggest those as good ideas as to how fighting should go in game. Although the odd Hollywood-style cut thrown in there can't hurt every once in a while :P

And aye, I reckon FMJ should be compulsory viewing for all players who pose knights. Get a sense of the kind of skill (and pain) involved.

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Due to popular demand here are some of my links:

From the Concordance (copied and pasted from the concordance directly without editing, only changes made by me was that I grouped the items under general headings for easy reference)

Weapons and Armour - https://docs.google....p2Gr2wxzKg/edit

Food - https://docs.google....GMiQk0IoBk/edit

Clothing - https://docs.google....YKPi_5mBfg/edit

Technology - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1L-ZoQ-LT91IomlNJAStU6wuXJDxdSlYryTCDjRmkU8A/edit

Laws - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qlVcV5ra61K2pg79e3gfnwx9cT_WImGmHDq2fNuljOM/edit

Knighthood - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YNbB2knm7tzkDQZOcQYu-WHqaFLcRq0K0uVwIJO209c/edit

Weapons that Made Britain (all links are to part 1 of their respective series of videos further links appear at the end of each vid)

Sword - http://www.youtube.c...h?v=qEMwcSGauY8

Shield - http://www.youtube.c...h?v=qbK7m3w9FXI

Longbow - http://www.youtube.c...h?v=UPskCGVAsCU

Armour - http://www.youtube.c...h?v=MbGFb1Pu-YA

Lance - http://www.youtube.c...h?v=LsSS5D7GCCM

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