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Warrior Lore by Ian Cumpstey

Old Norse heroism seems to be in vogue these days, given the popularity of Thor and the film adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, which is steeped in Norse mythology. 598 more words

Tolkien

Match Report: Norse v Dark Elves (Game 1)

The new Rygas Roughnecks table top Blood Bowl league season kicked off last night and my Norse were facing some Dark Elves in Game 1. It was my second Norse vs Dark Elves matchup in a week and I can’t say I was that confident going into it. 984 more words

Tabletop Games

RTTNAFC : Game 2 (Norse v Dark Elves)

A quick post about my second game of the RTTNAFC tournament. After my first round win I was paired with a Dark Elf team (one of many Elf teams in the competition) and I was a little bit concerned. 562 more words

Tabletop Games

Mavericks by Strider Marcus Jones

Mavericks

you taste of cinnamon and fish
when you wish
to be romantic-
and the ciphers of our thoughts
make ringlets with their noughts
immersed in magic- 131 more words

Poetry

Odin's Quests

I will be presenting a “story time for big kids” in a few weeks, and the stories to be presented are Norse Myths!  As I prepare for this program, I will be creating my own versions of these stories, taking bits and pieces from different translations and weaving it all together in a narrative that works best for my tastes.  1,841 more words

Norse Myths

Fighting Fate

If the deck is surely stacked
Against the common man
And Ragnarök approaches,
When even gods will fall,
Does it truly serve
the prudent, cautious soul, 59 more words

Poetry

Review: Some Controversial Aspects of the Myth of Baldr by Anatoly Liberman

Anatoly Liberman uses his book to argue certain points of variation relating to the death of Balder in Saxo Grammaticus’s Gesta Danorum and Snorri Sturluson’s Eddas. 1,052 more words

Balder