Monthly Archives: October 2007

Medieval creepiness

A big part of Crusader Kings involves gaining prestige by marrying off your relatives to other people’s high-ranking relatives (or, if you need ability more than prestige, their courtiers). The trouble is that everybody else is doing this as well, so noble … Continue reading

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Cool Shit I Never Knew About

Via the ever-awesome Play This Thing: H.G. Wells designed an influential miniatures war game, Little Wars – a turn-based game played with tin soldiers and toy cannon, suitable for adults and children over twelve. Though simple, it’s an obvious ancestor of modern table-top … Continue reading

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