Mail Call

Delivered by UPS today. Nemesis Games, book five of the Expanse series, and Babylon's Ashes, book six from the Expanse series. Also Michael Witwer's Empire of Imagination, the book about Gary Gygax. Look forward to learning something new reading that. Before season four of the Expanse was released last year, I bought all four of … Continue reading Mail Call

The True History of Dungeons and Dragons

Secrets of Blackmoor Volume -1 The Evolution of Fantasy Roleplaying Showed up in my mailbox on Thursday, March 5th. Thank you Griff, Chris! Good to see this finally finished! The two disk DvD set contains Interviews with the first players and dungeon masters of Dave Arneson's Blackmoor campaign and contains a highly accurate and detailed … Continue reading The True History of Dungeons and Dragons

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!