Category: age of sail

Taking the Weather Guage

One of the hazards of video content creation, particularly when you’re doing the job of three me – videographer, host, and referee – is that often when settling down to edit the video you catch little errors on one of those jobs that you didn’t notice while filming.  Most...

A Pirate Looks at Wasted Years

On its surface, Osprey’s “Fighting Sail” is a simple bucket-o-dice pool game, with a breezy little wind-gauge mechanic.  I’m finding that the simplifications necessary to allow for fleet actions turn the chore of managing the wind into a real pleasure.  This game plays so fast and easy that I...

New Era, Who Dis?

 Sometimes it do be like dis: Yeah, I made the mistake of re-watching Master and Commander. Naturally, that means I need to get into a new era and scale of wargaming. Happens all the time. I’m going with 1:2400 scale figures and that means tumblingDice.co.uk.  as a complete noob,...