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Vienna field transformed into scene of Medieval combat

September 14, 2013

VIENNA — Drive along Jackson Memorial Park road in Vienna, near the ballfields, on a Sunday afternoon and you might notice people wielding “sword....

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JosephFarr

Sep-19-13 3:22 AM

In light of what most youth participate in these days, I say, 'good for them.' Thank goodness not every youth is a wannabe rapper, thug, or druggie. It is nice to see that some embrace imagination and fun.

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mythravere

Sep-17-13 12:39 PM

There is a whole set of rules surrounding these games.

This stuff can become extremely elaborate. With very large groups of people taking up arms in clans,Kingdoms etc and fighting it out over territory.

And you aren't just limited to playing human characters. I've seen dark elves and orcs also.

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NotForLong620

Sep-14-13 5:09 PM

I think for next years homecoming, the Amtgard/Medieval gang should take on the local pretend Civil War guys in a make believe "battle of all battles". I'm sorry and with no disrespect intended, I just don't get it.

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