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TOP 5 classic hex based War games

by Matt Gearyon 29/08/2014
A lot of younger PC wargamers will look at the following with a mixture of confusion and amusement. Hex based wargames… on the PC, turn based, bitmap graphics?! Are you having a bloody Giraffe?! That’s right ladies and gents, these are the games of my childhood and games I will still happily play now. It wasn’t […]

WW1’s 100th Anniversary and its influence on JRR Tolkien and The Lord of the Rings

by Matt Gearyon 04/08/2014
It is hard to believe that 100 years today one of the greatest wars in history started. Widely believed that it would be over by Christmas, few could have guessed that 4 years and nearly 39m casualties later …. take a moment on that number.. 39 Million casualties.. in 1911 the population of Britain was 45,370,530… […]

On This Day in History- 3 January 1892

by TheSlasherJunkieon 03/01/2013
Given the recent release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, or The Hobbit Part 1 as I like to think of it, it’s fitting that today marks the 121st birthday of none other than fantasy giant John Ronald Reuel, or J.R.R., Tolkien. While he did not invent the genre of fantasy, one could argue that […]