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Third MJ Commission

“As much as it strains credibility, General Derron and Captain Vola have one of the strongest marriages I’ve ever seen. Derron lost his first wife around eight years before I was born. At the time Vola was a freewoman cavalry … Continue reading

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First Empress soldier designs: Cavalry

Cavalry Soldier Designs Cavalryman Atten spurred his horse out from the tree line at Captain Vola’s trumpeted signal. He followed his captain as they and the forty-six other heavy and medium horsemen charged toward the formation of enemy skirmishers. The … Continue reading

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Empire of Amazonia Faction Mod for Total War: Rome 2

Amazon Hoplites versus Spartan Hoplites, from the Empire of Amazonia, by Shannon I stumbled across an interesting mod for Total War: Rome 2 from their Steam Workshops. It’s called the Empire of Amazonia, a Faction Units mod from the Daughters … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo, post 4

Hey, so final post for NaNoWriMo. Fell way short of the 50,000-word goal, but got a lot of groundwork laid down for the story, so I’m calling it a partial victory. It’ll be back to my regular updates this weekend. … Continue reading

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Eowyn, by Suzanne Helmigh

Eowyn, by Suzanne Helmigh “There she won the greatest fame of any warrior by standing over the mortally wounded King Théoden and fighting the Witch-King, the lord of the Ring-wraiths.” —From Tolkien: a Dictionary, by David Day Woot! Welcome, folks, … Continue reading

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Game Armor Analysis: The Girls of Total War: Rome II, Part 1

Gladiatrix (lady gladiator) versus Gaul in Creative Assembly’s Daughters of Mars DLC for Total War: Rome II I found it mildly amusing back in August when Creative Assembly launched the Daughters of Mars downloadable content for Rome II. The original … Continue reading

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Knight Exemplar by Jason Chan

Illustration by Jason Chan for Magic: the Gathering “If you think you are brave enough to walk the path of honor, follow me into the dragon’s den.” —Knight Exemplar Admittedly, the customizable card game Magic: the Gathering was something of … Continue reading

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