The New York Public Library’s digital holdings have an amazing collection of color plates of British uniforms from 1066 – 1900. These are great painting guides.
A Miniature Wargaming Exclusive!
I designed these post and rail fences (split rail fences) for use with my 15mm American Revolution and American Civil War games, and now I’m making them available to you. The split rail fence are available here as a free download:
Chronofus has written a set of free miniature wargames rules called Piracy, and also an amazing amount of supplemental and source material on pirate captains, pirate history, pirate flags, nations of the Caribbean, slavery, clothing, weapons, currency, towns and more!
Chronofus has written a guide to wargaming the Aztecs. This is a major work, with information on the various troop types, and comes complete with color illustrations
Has the “Darkest Africa” fad passed? I hope not. The Wargames Foundry line of figures by Mark Copplestone and others sparked a hobby-wide interest in miniature wargames that were more role-playing oriented — adventure games, if you will. If you’re still playing darkest Africa games — or if you’re thinking about getting into them, here’s a good site with historical maps of Africa.