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  1. Werewolf Game Statistics

    Gigau's History in the WereWolf games





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    Werewolf CXXV ~ A revolting Revolution (GM : jacob_lundgren)
    As Edmond Dantès
    • Won on day 9

    Werewolf CXXVI ~ Werewolf Wagon Train (GM : Rendap)
    As Bret Maverick
    • Lynched on day 6

    Werewolf CXXVII ~ The First Crusade (GM : the_hdk)
    As Sieur Gilles d'Obaix, royal cartographer
    • Lost by parity on night 8

    Werewolf CXXVIII
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    Updated 08-03-2013 at 22:48 by gigau

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  2. Le Chateau de Loches, one of Foulque Nerra's castles - Part 2

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    Les Chateaux de la Loire :

    Loches, one of Foulque Nerra's Castles - Part 2



    Following of Part1...

    In march of 1429, Charles VII had met a young woman from Donremy (Lorraine) who urges him to kick the Anglois out of France. She starts out by lifting the siege of Orleans in may. In june of the same year, Jeanne d'Arc comes to Loches, where the Court is installed. She asks him to go to Reims to be crowned King of France, which
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    Updated 03-01-2012 at 11:55 by gigau

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    History tour
  3. Le Chateau de Loches, one of Foulque Nerra's castles - Part 1

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    As this is a first episode of what might be a series, let me first make a small introduction : my parents, a few years ago, moved to a small town in close proximity of Tours. For those who don't know (and that might be most of you), Tours is a town on the river Loire, to the south-west of Paris. Being at the border between the Valois and the Platagenet demesnes at the end of the Middle Ages, it is rich with castles and history.







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    History tour
  4. Le Château de Guédelon, a medieval castle under construction - Part 2




    As introduced in a previous page of my blog, in Treigny, they are building a XIIIth century fortress (a sister project started in 2009 in Ozark (Arkansas)).

    The architecture of the castle is called "Philippian". What is that ?

    Well, first, let's go back to November 1st, 1179. On that day, at the Cathedral of Reims, Philippe II Capet is crowned King of France. At that point,
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    Updated 20-09-2011 at 20:57 by gigau

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    History tour
  5. Le Château de Guédelon, a medieval castle under construction - Part 1





    As my wife and i were driving down from Belgium to Provence, we stopped in a tiny town called Treigny, in Burgundy :




    Close to this town, the owner of a nearby XIVth century castle, in Saint-Fargeau, started the construction of a medieval castle.

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    Updated 21-07-2011 at 19:15 by gigau

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    History tour
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