Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy 2012

This year was really good to me and my gaming and history projects. I am finalizing a multipart blog dealing with conter-factural history and World War. My Aqaba game is in the final playtest, with the last part of the … Continue reading

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Two Battleships for Turkey

While in my recent post, I discussed the possible actions that were encountered by pre-dreadnoughts in the Mediterranean Sea. The reasons for that, is the allies had most of the Central Powers dreadnoughts bottled up in the Adriatic. While the … Continue reading

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Battleship Jauréguiberry

The great thing for a historian and gamer is to be involved with a period that is never stale or dry. While most think of World War I as trenches and no-mans-land, for me it is much more. The Great … Continue reading

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Abu el Lissal

On July 6th 1917, Auda abu Tayi learned that the Turks took back the blockhouse at Abu el Lissal. This battalion-sized force was to meet the wrath of Auda as he led his men into battle. In a wild cavalry … Continue reading

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Guns for the Table Top

While the Ottomans were lacking in most of the equipment for conducting a modern war, they did not lack in variety of artillery. While many of the pieces should have been housed in museums (and many were) they all gave … Continue reading

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