I managed to get my grubby mitts on a copy of Hordes of the Things, a set of rules for fantasy wargaming based on the systems used in De Bellis Antiquitatus, or DBA as it's generally known. Hoorah! I've been looking for a copy for quite a long time, but I always thought the price of a brand new copy was far too high, especially once postage from the UK was factored in.

What I didn't know is that the copy I got was the first edition. Everyone around here uses the second edition. CRAP! I didn't even know there was a 2nd edition.

Ah well, I'm not much out of pocket I suppose. Now I need to borrow somebody's 2nd Ed. rules and start annotating like crazy.

Yet Another Hill

 I got a cheap 30-watt foam-cutting hot wand from China a few days ago, and tried it out by carving up a foam off-cut into another hill. ...