• Craftees,  Pirates/Naval

    Craftee Pirates

    Matt Jackson, author of the blog Lapsus Calumni, posted recently about a fabulous pirate game he designed and constructed, using components secured from a local craft shop. I’ve walked those same aisles, cast my glance upon those same little wooden…

  • Archives,  Colonial

    Prufrock in Peril!

    The Colonial Angle is a website devoted to miniature wargames (my new passion). It contains a photographic battle report of “The Demise of Professor Prufrock, a tale of supernatural mystery and desert intrigue.” I didn’t realize in 2002 that the creator…

  • Archives,  Cartography

    Perry–Castañada Library Map Collection

    The Perry–Castañada Library Map Collection is an invaluable resource for cartographers, this online map collection comprises numerous modern and historical maps, most in the public domain, as well as copious links to other cartographic resources. Two examples: The Distribution of the…

  • Archives

    Into the Archives

    As I mentioned previously, I “blogged” (though people didn’t call it that) from 2001 to 2009 in support of the roleplaying game I wrote, Terra Incognita. Aside from bookkeeping stuff (the game was reviewed here, blah, blah, blah, there’s a new…