Building A Mole Machine

One of those great ideas that never was is the mole machine — a transport with a giant drill on the front that carries troops under enemy lines.

Here are some instructions for building one for your 28mm troops.

Guide To Gaming The Russian Civil War

The Jackson Gamers have a very detailed guide to gaming the Russian Civil War.

Legends of the Untamed West RPG

Dark City Games’ Legends of the Untamed West is a tactical RPG for the 1800s American West. The system is based on the wonderful Fantasy Trip system that originally was published in the micro games format. If you’re familiar with the Fantasy Trip, you know that it makes for just as good a miniatures system as an RPG.

Legends of the Ancient World

You can’t get the Fantasy Trip any more, but you can get Dark City Games’ Legends of the Ancient World, a free tactical RPG that uses the same mechanics.

Viking Battles In the Anglo Saxon Chronicles

Merlin Larson offers a list of battles with Vikings from the Anglo Saxon Chronicles. The most interesting thing he found was that – contrary to the mythology — the Vikings were not necessarily superior in battle to the Anglo Saxons.