Monday, April 21, 2003

History Lessons for Junior Generals

History Lessions for Junior Generals is a historical miniatures site geared towards teaching younger kids and students in the classroom about history.

Friday, April 18, 2003

An Elite Athlete

This is a fictional story about SOF operators as athletes, very interesting.

Thursday, April 17, 2003

Vietnam Pix

The Vietnam War has a number of very spectacular photographs.

Midwest Clapboard Siding

Midwest Products has a useful product out that I just saw, clapboard siding. Perfect for you Old West buildings, it comes in various spacings and even has a notched bottom to seamlessly stack sheets for multistorp buildings.

Wednesday, April 16, 2003

Upgrading Your Games

Upgrading Your Games Even Further is an article on upgrading traditional games. It has some interesting points on game design.

Tuesday, April 15, 2003

Artillery Effects

The message on modmil (you may need to subscribe to read it) has some interesting guides on artillery effects for wargame umpires.

Russian Weapons Videos

Russia's military arms company Rosoboronexport has a page with videos of Russian weapons and vehicles in action.

Monday, April 14, 2003

Military History Network

I just stumbled across the H-War Discussion Network, which "encourages scholarly discussion of world military history and makes available diverse bibliographical, research and teaching aids." Looks very interesting, and includes a number of book reviews.

Lead Addict

Lead Addict is a new minature gaming news site which looks interesting.

Baccus Samurai

Baccus 6mm has their first release of 6mm Samurai up.

Monday, April 7, 2003

Southeast Asia Topo Maps

Jim Henthorn's Vietnam Vet Page has high quality scans of Vietnam War era 1:250,000 topographical maps of North and South Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and parts of Thailand.

Frontiersmen: Warfare in Africa since 1950

Frontiersmen: Warfare in Africa since 1950 gives a broad but shallow overview of conflicts in Africa from 1950 to 1997.

Sunday, April 6, 2003

Miniature Gaming News

Deano Ware has started a new miniatures new site, Miniature Gaming News, from the remains of Wargames Weekly. It looks very promising.

Saturday, April 5, 2003

The Beast

I just picked up The Beast (1988) at Wal-Mart for $5.88. This was a really great movie, I'm surprised that I hadn't heard about it until now. A must watch for any moderns fan.

Friday, April 4, 2003

Map Info

This post lists a number of map sources that could be interesting. I haven't had time to try them all out yet.

Tuesday, April 1, 2003


Pvt. Pyle's Camouflage Reference Page is a good resource, especially with a large collection of African patterns.