From a wargamer’s perspective, what’s not to like about the world’s greatest conqueror? Here’s a website on Genghis Khan with some good background information, including maps, biographical basics, and a nice look at Mongolia today. This last would be good for some of you doing the “Back of Beyond” games.
Creating a fantasy world? Running a medieval fantasy RPG? Here’s a great article on Medieval Demographics, based on the Paris tax lists of 1292 and other original sources.
For the more craft oriented among you, here are a few videos to guide you through making some plasticine modeling clay figures for the Crusades.
Surprise, surprise. Hollywood has it wrong.
Here’s a documentary showing how historical swordfights really happened.