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So you wanna make your camp look better?

Post by Thrush Svartehjertet » 2012-06-08

I wanted to start a thread for those of us who are getting a little tired of "role playing" at campouts while sitting in folding camp chairs... I know a lot of the Northern Kingdoms folks are starting to make "viking chairs" and such for camp. Tyriel and I want to slowly but surely transform the King's camp into a full time role play spot by making it more and more medieval.

So, without further ado...

Camp knives:

http://www.dagorhir.com/forums/index.ph ... 392.0.html
Alric is a crazy Saxon robot. He hand makes EVERYTHING!!!! This is the easiest way I have seen to make your camp knife look and feel more awesome when eating your fire spit cooked pig like a real barbarian!

My car is too small for a legit banner pole:
http://www.dagorhir.com/forums/index.ph ... 152.0.html
7$ baby. Makes your banner look WAY better than hanging on a tree branch!


I hate my "Walmart special" camp chair:
http://www.greydragon.org/furniture/benches.html
http://www.currentmiddleages.org/tents/chair3vkbox.pdf
http://www.bloodandsawdust.com/Blood_an ... _Lord.html
http://tech.cls.utk.edu/wood/projects/b ... rplans.jpg
http://tech.cls.utk.edu/wood/projects/b ... plans2.jpg
http://tech.cls.utk.edu/wood/projects/b ... rk_iii.htm
http://tech.cls.utk.edu/wood/projects/b ... schair.htm

Table:
http://www.bloodandsawdust.com/sca/proj ... able1.html

Hide your Coleman cooler:
http://www.greydragon.org/furniture/cooler.html




While I noticed there is a sad trend in adding christmas lights and crap to Darkon campouts, and making it just another cool place to hang out. I hope some of us can make our medieval experience better in the future!

PLEASE post any cool things you find online to help people who want to, have a cooler looking camp!

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Post by Sir Caetrel » 2012-06-08

We are aiming for a 100% IC camp, it's gonna take a couple years to get there.
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Post by Sir Tyriel Firebrand » 2012-06-08

Yeah, I think that stuff is awesome. I would like to get my bog chair made, and something to cover my cooler. It would be nice to have a chair side table/cooler lol.
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Post by fingers630 » 2012-06-08

not one of those chairs 1. looks comfortable for someone over 50lbs 2. has a cupholder for my arbor mist.
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Post by Sir Tyriel Firebrand » 2012-06-09

Those bog chairs are awesome, and are more comfortable in my opinion then camp chairs and I weigh about 270-275. They are also great for wearing when you have armor, because you don't sink into them.
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Post by Lord Dubh » 2012-06-09

Tentsmiths - http://tentsmiths.com/

Tents and everything you need at Panther Primitives - http://www.pantherprimitives.com/

Examples:
http://www.replications.com/greys/index.htm
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lord-Gre ... ?sk=photos
http://www.fjellborg.org/


Keep in mind space but if you focus on the exterior appearance of your camp you can do it with an SUV or Truck. If you want to do your interior as well (which most wont and shouldnt) you will need a truck and possibly a trailer. Maybe one day I will set up my full interior/exterior 17th century camp at Darkon to show people.

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Post by Thrush Svartehjertet » 2012-06-11

Garwa Mayharr wrote:I have links. Just found this site!!

http://www.medievalfantasiesco.com/MedievalCamping.htm



Dude, the canvas cooler covers are a GREAT way to not need to transport a huge wooden box to camp and still hide your blue and red coolers RIGHT IN camp!

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Post by Thrush Svartehjertet » 2012-06-11

Another great camp knife to make your kit and camp look better:

http://www.northcoastknives.com/northco ... lades7.htm

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Post by TitusV » 2012-06-25

How about we take some baby steps first and stop using rope for walls.

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Post by Inox » 2012-06-25

TitusV wrote:How about we take some baby steps first and stop using rope for walls.



Amen. That looks so awful.
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Post by Sir Sturmbjorne » 2012-06-25

Great thread and concept Thrush, Asaheim will be trying to go more RP in our camp as well, but we'll see. It'll be a slow process for everyone
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Post by Thrush Svartehjertet » 2012-06-26

Yup, and shouldn't be rushed... But each non period thing you can replace or hide, the better the game will look!

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Post by Thrush Svartehjertet » 2012-11-07

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