There's no need for medieval or fantasy warfare if you're willing to compromise on things you don't care that much about. So tell people why you don't like an idea at the start of negotiations.
Sometimes you need help getting the funds together to get your geek event or wedding just right. Sponsors can be the answer, but there are always conditions to sponsorships. What does it cost to have sponsors?
When you're organising something cool like a geek event or wedding, people get excited. Here are some tips on dealing with excited people and what to look out for!