When reviewing all the links in the Turnip Patch Emporium of Useful Tools as I do monthly, I decided to give the Armorial a review, which I don’t regularly do. Going over it I found it to have a number of structural problems and formatting issues. Apart from basic inelegance, which I always try to avoid, it was not displaying properly on mobile devices. My ability to use the editor here on WordPress has improved drastically since I first made the Armorial, so I went through and spent the last few days rebuilding it from the ground up. It now displays on both desktop and mobile devices, those who have websites are properly linked, those who are missing from it have been emailed for copies of their arms to add to the rolls, and the entire list has been alphabetized. Enjoy.
First and foremost, this is a developing project.
One of my primary goals with Turnip of Terror is to promote my journey, it’s vain, but it’s a fun outlet for a hobby I only get to “show off” with a few times a year. Also, the oversight, scrutiny, and input from the community keeps my impression accurate, honest, and sharp. All good things. But I would also like to make this site a useful utility for others. That’s why I post scans of my drawings, personal resources, and my methodology: in the hopes that someone else will be able to walk the reenacting road a little faster because they’re taking a moderately-worn track instead of trailblazing. Continue reading “Introducing The Merchant Roll”
So, I’m pretty bummed that all my friends are off at the KC Sword Guild Deed of Arms and I have to work. I’ll be out there tomorrow, Saturday, and day trip it on my one day off, but then it’s back on the road 7 am Sunday… so no camping out. Continue reading “Rapa Armorial and Taking Stock”