The Game of Dungeon – 1974

The Game of Dungeon is one of the earliest known variants of Dungeons and Dragons.

There’s an article on the Game of Dungeon here.

The blog Playing At The World should be of great interest to anyone who started gaming in the 1970s or early 1980s.

A Soldier’s “Kit” Throughout The Ages

The Telegraph has a fascinating series of photos depicting a soldiers’ kits from 1066 to 2014.

Colonial Film Site

Colonial Film

holds detailed information on over 6000 films showing images of life in the British colonies. Over 150 films are available for viewing online. You can search or browse for films by country, date, topic, or keyword. Over 350 of the most important films in the catalogue are presented with extensive critical notes written by our academic research team.

The Colonial Film project united universities (Birkbeck and University College London) and archives (British Film Institute, Imperial War Museum and the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum) to create a new catalogue of films relating to the British Empire. The ambition of this website is to allow both colonizers and colonized to understand better the truths of Empire.

Dictionary of English Slang 1909

For writers of steampunk and other Victorian / Edwardian era fare, here’s a free dictionary of English slang from 1909.