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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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Messing around in stutterspace

Having done the Chinese arm, my next effort has been to try and do a new map of the French arm based on Constantine’s updated near star list.  However I found I was running into problems because I was relying … Continue reading

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2300AD – The Chinese Arm

2300AD is a role playing game that I have admired from afar for a very long time, and have finally persuaded some friends to play (with me GMing). A key part of a good SF RPG is the background – … Continue reading

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Guildford batrep

A cracking time at the Guildford on-day competition last Saturday, especially since I came away with two trophies. The competition was a Book 1 theme and the army I took was Libyan Egyptian, chosen because I hoped that in a … Continue reading

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