Though I have many friends deep into manga and comic books, grapic novels have never been an art form that I’ve spent much time with. Still, enough people recommended Eric Shanower’s Age of Bronze to me that I felt obligated to check it out. It’s about the Trojan War, one of the great western myth […]
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September 25th, 2013 · 13 Comments · Books, Me
This has been a bit of a crazy summer. Between all the travel, making sure that Europa Universalis IV was launched smoothly (it was a client, and I am thrilled that people seem to like it) and staying on top of everything else in the gaming world – plus having a social life with my […]
September 3rd, 2012 · 10 Comments · Books, RPGs, Wargames
There are tours de force and there are Tours de France, and sometimes Jon Peterson’s Playing at the World: A History of Simulating Wars, People and Fantastic Adventures from Chess to Role-Playing Games is both. His new book from Unreason Press is a landmark history of the evolution of Dungeons and Dragons, firmly rooting it […]
July 24th, 2012 · 9 Comments · Books
As anyone that has gone through the dissertation process knows, one of the great fears of every graduate student is getting halfway through a research project and then seeing a dissertation published at another school on a topic very close to if not identical to your own. At the very least, it means adding one […]