"One day it occurred to me that it had been many years since the world had been afforded the spectacle of a man adventurous enough to undertake a journey through Germany on foot. After much thought, I decided that I was a person fitted to furnish to mankind this spectacle. So I determined to do it. This was in March, 1878." Mark Twain, A Tramp Abroad

18.10.09

Dungeons and Dragons Reenactment (?)

During a walk along the Neckar today the father and our friend Ross (more about him later) encountered a strange scene. We've seen some bizarre games being played in this park, but I think this tops them all. It appears to be some mix of rugby, dungeons and dragons, home-schoolers, and renassaisance fairs.

By the way, you should really watch to the end--we find what appears to be the "resurrection of the dead" the best part.

Drei, Zwei, Eins...

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If you have any idea as to what this is, please enlighten us in the 'comments' section!

4 comments:

  1. I think I can help! Matt and I recently watched a documentary called "Darkon" about a group of people like the ones you saw. They get together and do live action role-playing. Might not be the same, but seems similar. The documentary is actually pretty entertaining: http://www.darkonthemovie.com/

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  2. No answer to your question. All I can say was what the heck was that???

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  3. We have seen this too a bunch of times and we've been asking that question to the locals, but nobody knows what we're talking about. Yea...I have no idea!

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  4. Well, we can tell you all about it now. And it seems they play in HD on Sundays, around midday.

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