The Story of the Spanish Cannon, 2008 edition!

Found the original article I wrote, Published a decade ago (Wow! really?... time flies!) in October of 2008, so I'll republish this here now for you... The year is 1524. I'm in the Spanish territories of the new world, specifically the newly founded city of Granada in what is present day Nicaragua. As the quartermaster … Continue reading The Story of the Spanish Cannon, 2008 edition!

CincyCon 2018 – Part One – First Impressions

CincyCon 2018 March 2-4, 2018 You still have time if you happen to be in the area to visit CincyCon, which is underway right now in the greater Cincinnati area. I took the day off yesterday to start off this years gaming convention season with a visit to CincyCon, and here are my observations. Included … Continue reading CincyCon 2018 – Part One – First Impressions

Origins 2017 Photo Archive Part II

Right-Click on any images below and choose view image to Embiggen! A few things I’d like to mention as well… Even though Geek Chic is gone, you can still get your custom made gaming tables @ Boardgametables.com who attended origins this year! Check out the pics! Boardgametables.com ...you can also custom order your gaming table … Continue reading Origins 2017 Photo Archive Part II

Just how much does that Spanish Cannon cost ….anyway? …and American Privateers!

So anyway, back in 2007 I was looking for the price of Spanish cannon in the age of the Conquistadors. Really, was looking at all kinds of things, ...Muskets, Cannons, Caronnades (which weren't invented until 1789, by the way). I was really interested in how much it cost to outfit the Spanish Conquistadors. Because I … Continue reading Just how much does that Spanish Cannon cost ….anyway? …and American Privateers!