Jim Werbaneth's Blog – February 2011 Archive (4)

The Siege of Syracuse Ready for Playtesting

I'm putting the finishing touches on the first development draft of Paul Rohrbaugh's game, The Siege of Syracuse, for Turning Point Simulations.  This game covers operations in Sicily during the Peloponnesion War, 413-415 BCE, with ground and naval elements. Ultimately, Syracuse prevailed over the Athenians, effectively deciding the outcome of the war.



The game is just about ready to go, and will be available… Continue

Added by Jim Werbaneth on February 27, 2011 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Mercenaries in Libya

MSNBC's World Blog section has an interesting article today by news editor… Continue

Added by Jim Werbaneth on February 25, 2011 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Wounded Warriors

The National Post in Canada is one of my favorite media outlets, one that I read every day.  Often it's to keep up on Canadian news; what happens north the border does matter.  Additionally, it is good to get a foreign perspective on events in the United States, as they cover the news here.

 

One of the most important stories I've seen there was published today.  A reporter from the Post visited a veterans…

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Added by Jim Werbaneth on February 19, 2011 at 11:22pm — No Comments

I Had a Dream... It Was An Awesome Dream... And It Was Cool

Television is about to get better due to the return of some badly missed characters.  They are guys with whom we all went to high school.  Maybe we worked with at some sucky summer job, involving burgers and stuff.

 

They are Beavis and Butt-head. …



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Added by Jim Werbaneth on February 14, 2011 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments

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