Tournaments Illuminated

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Tournaments Illuminated

Tournaments Illuminated is the Society for Creative Anachronism's quarterly magazine for its membership throughout the Known World.

TI features kingdom news, a humor column, war reports, museums exhibits of interest, medieval destinations, book reviews, and listings of major SCA events. Article topics cover how to thrive in the SCA, as well as works of research on pre-seventeenth-century Western culture.


Editor - Dar'C O'Neal | Magister Riordan MacGregor; tieditor@sca.org

Art Director: Dori Andrepont | Mistress Doria Tecla; tiart@sca.org



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The Quest topic for TI 194 is "Playing In Persona", with Guest Editors Ellen Rawson | Ariel of Lindisfarne, Garfield Matson | Geirfold Kolbeinson, and Mia Reeves Sykes | Melissent Jaquelinne la Chanteresse.

You have the clothes, you have the shoes, you have the pavilion. At events you hide your 21st century amenities, and refrain from discussing modern work and sports. But what do you do to get into, and stay in, persona? Refraining from obvious modernity is one thing; playing in persona is something else. How do you find your pre-16th century self? Does your household, war band, or local branch teach classes, hold workshops or host events where in-persona play is practiced and encouraged? What tips or tricks do you use to keep yourself in the right mindset?

Share your knowledge (of approximately 200 words) by February 7, and it may be included in the second Quarter 2015 issue of Tournaments Illuminated.

Submission of any work to TI constitutes permission to publish said work without compensation in any form, including, but not limited to, electronically on a publicly accessible webpage. The author retains all original copyrights to the submission.