the True Art of Defense -
The foremost authority on the use of the rapier, pike, and spear. A thoroughly
comprehensive guide covering the art of blocks, deceit in combat, shield
use, and use of
two rapiers. A word of caution: follow their advice and don't use this
as a beginner's
manual. It's for fighters and fencers who can take the fighting arts seriously.
A site covering the history of killing from a scientific and psychological
angle. It contains
many writings and essays that discuss the evolution of warfare and weapons,
are being trained to kill, and why today's soldiers are far more prepared
for combat than
those fifty years ago. BTW - You can only access the articles from the
Armor Glossary -
A fun site that lists and catalogues a multitude of weapons and armors
from the middle ages.
Many are accompanied by pictures.
Code of Chivalry -
The old chivalric code followed by the gentry and nobles of the European
Contains the original code, a modernized version, and the rules of Courtly
of the King -
A book by Alfred Lord Tennyson describing the life and adventures of
King Arthur. A bit
slow and hard to follow, but generally fun.
Paladin Union -
A fairly decent site focusing specifically on paladins as portrayed
in fiction (mainly games)
Everyone's gotta have fun sometime. I prefer AD&D, and this is the
best site on the net.