Summer 2018 now available

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Udwin
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Summer 2018 now available

Postby Udwin » Sat May 19, 2018 12:39 pm

The members of the Middle-earth Reenactment Society are pleased to announce that after slight delay, the Summer 2018 issue of Edge of the Wild is available for download HERE. This one was a lot of fun to put together, as it was themed around a culture for which we have very few details. We even debut our first 'philosophical' (not reenacting-specific) and collaborative essay.
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Happy reading!
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Re: Summer 2018 now available

Postby Peter Remling » Sat May 19, 2018 3:35 pm

Gotten through the first two articles and I have a question regarding the charred birch bark. Have you used this charred material for a subsequent fire and how well does it work ? I guess that's two questions . :P

So far an excellent read, I'm learning new things which is always good.
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Re: Summer 2018 now available

Postby Udwin » Sat May 19, 2018 11:33 pm

Peter Remling wrote:Have you used this charred material for a subsequent fire and how well does it work ? I guess that's two questions . :P


I've never tried to use it as spark-catching material, but when I've put it pieces in flame, it doesn't even really burn...unlike normal charring of cloth or wood, there's so little left after the distillation process that it's extremely crispy and crumbles easily...more like solidified ashes.
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Re: Summer 2018 now available

Postby Peter Remling » Sun May 20, 2018 12:00 am

Udwin wrote:
Peter Remling wrote:Have you used this charred material for a subsequent fire and how well does it work ? I guess that's two questions . :P


I've never tried to use it as spark-catching material, but when I've put it pieces in flame, it doesn't even really burn...unlike normal charring of cloth or wood, there's so little left after the distillation process that it's extremely crispy and crumbles easily...more like solidified ashes.



Thank you
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Re: Summer 2018 now available

Postby Iodo » Sun May 20, 2018 7:52 am

Brilliant read, as always :mrgreen:
Gimli: It's true you don't see many Dwarf-women. And in fact, they are so alike in voice and appearance, that they are often mistaken for Dwarf-men.
Aragorn: It's the beards.
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Re: Summer 2018 now available

Postby Greg » Mon May 21, 2018 7:55 pm

Well done, all. It was fun to be a part of, as always!
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Re: Summer 2018 now available

Postby Elleth » Tue May 22, 2018 1:26 pm

Oh that one was so well done - thank you gentlemen!
(I'd have never though of the bird's nest trick: how clever!)

Interesting content aside, I'm really liking the general form it's settled into: the second page photo/quote convention particularly. Can I ask where that photo is from?

Well done all!
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Re: Summer 2018 now available

Postby Greg » Wed May 23, 2018 12:03 am

You really want to know, eh? :mrgreen:



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Re: Summer 2018 now available

Postby Elleth » Wed May 23, 2018 1:38 pm

Hunh... well that is a story.
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Re: Summer 2018 now available

Postby caedmon » Wed May 23, 2018 4:24 pm

Udwin wrote:As always, please feel free to share this issue widely among your circles, join the subscriber's list to have issues emailed to you direct, and to Like the Society on the book of faces.
Happy reading!


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