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Tag Archives: medieval
Ibn Fadlan, a famed dark age Arabic traveler, said of a group of Rus Vikings he encountered, “I have never seen more perfect specimens, tall as date palms, blond and ruddy. Everyman is tattooed from finger nail to neck with … Continue reading
Alaric and the Goths played an active part in the downfall of the Western Roman Empire. The origins of the Goths is still quite a puzzle for modern historians and archaeologists, though some of the written evidence dating from around … Continue reading
We have another great issue this month, packed with excellent articles and tutorials. We have a great retrospective looking at a Empire, a computer game from the 70s that is still being played today on the internet.
Its been a while since my last post, its been a busy time and my other blog has also suffered from a lack of articles. So apologies aside what am I looking at today, well trying to game on a … Continue reading
Alternative history campaigns, battles and backgrounds have always held an interest for both war gamers and historians, it’s the question, What If? Such as what would have happened during World War 2 if Hitler had invaded Britain?
In the period known as the Medieval Warming the population in Britain exploded, from around 1.5 million to 5 million. Agriculture during this period saw a resurgence. Then in 1348-1349 the disease commonly known as the Black Death appeared on … Continue reading
The practice of duelling was at its peak during the 11th to 20th centuries and involved two people engaging in combat with either sword or pistol in later centuries. Today we have a sort of romantic notion regarding duels, as … Continue reading
This issue our theme is Frontiers, and our themed content includes: Palm Crossing – a Frontier town for Traveller RPG; two fantastic short stories; a historical article on the Zulu War; artist Brynn Metheney tells us about the landscape and … Continue reading
So a new year has rolled in and 2011 looks to be an interesting year. We have a VAT rise, going up to 20% here in the UK, how this will affect the hobby remains to be seen. GW has … Continue reading