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Posted on Sep 16, 2007 in Armchair Reading, Front Page Features

Gen Con UK 2007

Armchair General

Eric then gave us a demonstration of speed-shooting.  As you’ll see from this video, he was able to fire twenty shots in one minute!

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But let us turn to those ropes…in fact, those ropes on the ground represent a typical dungeon of the type that might be seen in a game of Dungeons and Dragons.  In a nutshell, the reenactment group would allow people to dress up in level 1 type armour and equipment and effectively "play" the dungeon so they could see how a "real" Knight or character from the game would suffer from the weight.

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Here we see one volunteer dressing for the occasion.  Oh, and lest anyone say "that’s OK, I’ll take the chain mail – it’s lighter" – trust me, it’s not, the chain mail I picked up was a stupendous weight!

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