Dueling: Guns, Swords, & More!

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The Steampunk Symposium 2020 Program invites you come hear the stories of some of the greatest and strangest duels and duelists in history!

Presented by Nathan Shrider.


Come hear the stories of some of the greatest duels and duelists in history! Learn about the brave (and a little unhinged) men and women who fought with guns, swords, knives, and . . . smoked meats?


Nathan Shrider is a lifelong fan of fantasy, horror stories, and history. While leading a double life as a mild mannered social studies teacher and defender of The Realms, he has studied topics ranging from the history of American comics to the building and operation of siege weaponry. He is also a practitioner of Historic European Martial Arts, and was one of the first members of the Toledo Historic Swordsmanship Society to earn the prestigious club rank of Kraken.


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