Welcome to Dargon

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Welcome to Dargon! Dargon is a small, out of the way fiefdom of the Kingdom of Baranur, situated in the extreme northwest corner of the world. It's separated from the rest of the kingdom by a vast wood and a minor ... [Read more]

DargonZine 31, Issue 1

Editorial


One of the advantages of writing fiction in a medieval setting is the ability to know and understand all the technology in as much detail as you need. A quick Google search can reveal the secrets of making daub and wattle, or how to shoot a heading with an astrolab, or how to rig a sail, allowing the writer to use as much, or as little, technological detail in their writing as they desire. After all, the so-called "Dark Ages" were really not all that dark, and did happen long enough ago that most all of the really important secrets have gotten out and are now public knowledge. I am not saying that good research begins and ends in a search engine, but we really do have the sum of the world's knowledge at our fingertips, and it can really ...[Read more]