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'A gaping silken dragon,/Puffed by the wind, suffices us for God./We, not the City, are the Empire's soul:/A rotten tree lives only in its rind.'

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Storm clouds...

The DBA project is moving along. Game all set, ready to play:

'Then there appeared at the waterside and fiercely shouted out a messenger from the Vikings who swaggeringly announced out a message from the ocean-wanderers to the earl where he was standing ...'

'Then Byrhtnoth began to place the men in array there; he rode about and gave instructions, told the soldiers how they were to stand and maintain the position [...] When he had placed the army in array he then dismounted among the people where it pleased him best to be, where he knew his troop of household retainers to be most loyal.'

In the Year of Our Lord, 991.


  1. An enjoyable set up you have there.I particularly like the camp element and super tent.

    1. Thanks! The tent is rather nice, though, for some reason, the shape has a sort of Roman look about it - to my untutored eye.

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    1. Thanks, Monty! The best bit was chucking scatter at the glue covered mdf!