History

What does an Early Historic Settlement Actually look like?

PDF Link One of the most persistent and annoying clichés of genre fiction and film is the helpless pseudo-medieval village. This has been portrayed at least hundreds if not thousands of times in shows, films, computer games and tabletop role playing games. The scene varies in detail but it’s always essentially the same. Peaceful folk …

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Claymore Origins & a History of Giant Swords (Military History)

PDF Link Codex Guide To: The Scottish Claymore The great Scottish two-handed sword which we associate in our imagination with the Scottish Highlander, has attracted avid interest for centuries. A huge, brutal looking, yet somehow elegant weapon, its imposing size implies fantastic power. It looks heavy and intimidating, and its origins are mysterious, but we …

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