I’d open with a historical anecdote, but unfortunately my knowledge of pre-20th century Japan basically boils down to the Total War series and that one time I read the first quarter of James Clavell’s Shōgun. 970 more words
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There’s exciting news on the feudal Japan board game front! Fantasy Flight is reprinting Reiner Knizia’s Samurai. The area control game for 2-4 players has everyone competing as daimyo to control Japan through lesser lords, peasants, religious leaders, and of course, Samurai. 185 more words
Sometime in the 23rd or 24th century BCE, things weren’t looking great for the Sumerians. Over hundreds of years they’d built multiple city-states along the alluvial plains of the violently unpredictable Tigris and Euphrates rivers, formed a powerful religion with priest-kings and mudbrick temples as their bases of authority, and even had time left over to develop writing somewhere along the way. 1,516 more words