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Re: OK what is a Roman Melee? (Womans Tourney at Pennsic)

Poster: Logan and/or Arielle <sirlogan@mail.clt.bellsouth.net>

Actually it sounds exactly like a standard grand melee (only with the addition of
the sexism involved).


Duke Logan

Svanhildr@aol.com wrote:

> Poster: Svanhildr@aol.com
> OK a Roman Melee starts out with all fighters in a Circle...
> layon is called...
> And it is basically every person for them selves. You can team up
> (temporarily) to beet the tougher Fighters.. But in the end only one person
> can win.
> After fighting a few rounds of this style Melee you can then run a finals
> such as is done in Double elim to determine the winner of the over all
> tourney.
> Winners of each Melee and the overall Victor will receive a prize. ( The
> prizes will be on display at the beginning of the tourney.
> Basically it is different then what has been done. Roman Melee's are not
> frequently done in the SCA (at least in this region) Thought it would be good
> to take away some of the Tourney Anxiety that some feel in Double elims etc.,
> in hopes to draw more people out to fight. Also cuts down on choosing your
> own bouts as happens in the William marshal style tourney's
> Hope this helps
> ==========


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