Author Archives: Toby

2300AD character starship

Still thinking about the starship that the characters in my possibly-never-to-happen campaign will have. The broad outlines are fine – I want an oldish survey vessel; decommissioned from the Royal Navy and being used by the Royal Society for xenology and … Continue reading

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What’s on the painting table this week

Some 6mm figures from Baccus for the War of the Spanish Succession. New period we are experimenting with using the Maurice rules, which are proving very enjoyable so far.

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World of Xoth

Thinking of setting a new ‘swords and sorcery’ campaign for David and Adrian in the World of Xoth. I like to visualise my campaign worlds to help create atmosphere, and in this case, like most S&S campaign worlds, the nations … Continue reading

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Aide-memoire – Persian uniforms

From Duncan on the DBMM List: I think the intention is that the Guard are all Persians – the original hypaspists having been sent back towards Macedonia. Luke at http://www.ne.jp/asahi/luke/ueda-sarson/AlexImpDBM.html http://www.ne.jp/asahi/luke/ueda-sarson/AlexImpDBM.html said: “Melophoroi and archer guards: Persian guard spearmen and archers were used, … Continue reading

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