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!
An annotated photo dump from the show, with details and commentary on your favorite games! Empire of the Petal Throne Planet of the Apes Game Blackmoor Talk by Dave Megarry Dungeon Crawl Classics Zeb Cook's Interplanar Melee game a.k.a. Cowboys vs. Gamera & Godzilla
March 8-11, 2018 Margaret Weis received the honor of being named the recipient of the Gary Gygax Lifetime Achievement Award from GaryCon for her oustanding contributions to gaming and TSR with Dragonlance, and her other Fantasy works and writings which brought TSR enhanced professional and literary acclaim! Congratulations!, Margaret. Well Done! Attendance skyrocketed from just … Continue reading GaryCon X Highlights
I hope you all have enjoyed the photo stream from CincyCon 2018. To finish out today, I'm adding just a few of my favorite dealers and new contacts from the show. There were at least twenty-five exhibitors, and this show is larger than I thought, I'm glad I finally made it to attend this year! … Continue reading CincyCon 2018 – Part Five – Saving the Best for Last!
Attendance for the whole weekend was about 1,300-1,500. There were easily seven to eight hundred gamers there on Saturday morning when I first showed up, with groups constantly coming and going all day long. Badge prices were reasonable with $25 getting a Saturday/Sunday badge, and a twenty spot getting one in for the entire day … Continue reading CincyCon 2018 – Part Four – Random Games at the Tables
Games Being Played this Year @ CincyCon Cincinnati Arsenal Gaming Club This year, the Cincinnati Arsenal gaming Club Sponsored the Warhammer 40k Tournament as well as the Flames of War tournament. Here are a few photos of the 25+ gaming tables the Cincinnati Arsenal gaming Club had setup this year for the show! … Continue reading CincyCon 2018 – Part Three – Warhammer 40k & the Flames of War Tournament
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!