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Northlanders: Volume 1 – Sven the Returned

In 2007 comic book writer Brian Wood embarked on a new project for DC’s Vertigo Imprint – something of a passion project, from what I can tell. Northlanders ran for 50 issues before it was cancelled in 2012. Set during … Continue reading

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Tides of War: Byzantium’s Vacillating Imperial Fortunes – Part 9

Alexios Komnenos and the Crusaders “When Pope Urban had said these … things in his urbane discourse, he so influenced to one purpose the desires of all who were present, that they cried out ‘It is the will of God! … Continue reading

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Vikings: Season 1

Finished watching this series the other day, and I enjoyed it. Written by Michael Hirst (of ‘The Tudors’ and ‘Elizabeth’ fame) for the History Channel, ‘Vikings’ depicts the world of the Norsemen before their conversion to Christianity, at a time when Europe … Continue reading

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Paradox Provides

Paradox Interactive – developer of a plethora of amazing Grand Strategy games including the hugely popular Crusader Kings II, Europa Universalis IV, and Hearts of Iron III – have announced a swag of new games and content. http://www.pcgamer.com/2014/01/23/paradox-announcement-round-up-hearts-of-iron-4-runemaster-and-expansions-for-ck2-and-eu4/?ns_campaign=article-feed&ns_mchannel=ref&ns_source=steam&ns_linkname=0&ns_fee=0 Most exciting … Continue reading

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