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I play lots of games, develop a few. Check out my publisher's page at lumenaris.com.

Some of my published board/card games:


Feb
13
asked Were Soviet warships allowed to use the Panama canal?
Feb
12
comment Why Californian Indian leader Estanislao was named after Polish martyr?
As someone who's spent a whole lot of time reading up on the period, I doubt you're going to find any answer to this question.
Feb
8
awarded  Civic Duty
Jan
24
accepted Did the Soviet Union know when DEFCON levels changed?
Jan
23
asked Did the Soviet Union know when DEFCON levels changed?
Jan
15
comment Were does Tifinagh come from?
If that link no longer worked, your question wouldn't make any sense. Fold in the information from the article you linked to.
Jan
5
comment Why didn't the silk road run north of the Black Sea?
Lack of roads, hostile nomads.
Dec
20
accepted Farming societies without calendars
Dec
19
revised Who is responsible for the partition of Palestine?
removed irrelevant material
Dec
18
asked Were any California presidios conquered?
Dec
17
awarded  Analytical
Dec
17
comment Were any of the early settlements in America attacked from the sea?
A little outside the range you're asking about, but pirates knocked over Monterey, California in 1818. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/…
Dec
8
revised In the Medieval period, how long would an average swordsmith need to forge an average sword?
edited body
Dec
8
comment In the Medieval period, how long would an average swordsmith need to forge an average sword?
@Pulsehead, that was with a coal forge, hammer, tongs, anvil, and a foot-pedalled grinding wheel. We all trained on the hand tools before moving on to powered equipment.
Dec
8
revised Gregório Amúrrio: dates of birth and death
added 119 characters in body
Dec
7
comment In the Medieval period, how long would an average swordsmith need to forge an average sword?
Studying blacksmithing at UC Santa Cruz, making a good knife only took me a weekend, and that was as a student who didn't know much yet. I'd be amazed if a sword took more than a few weeks, tops.
Dec
7
asked Gregório Amúrrio: dates of birth and death
Dec
7
comment How many Samurai killed themselves?
As it stands, this isn't an answer, but a pointer to an answer. Try folding in some of the relevant information from the article you linked to, and you'll probably get some upvotes.
Dec
2
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What are the historical reasons for the conventional map orientation?
Nov
16
comment Chart of total gold in possession of humans
I don't know if such a chart exists, but I'd love to see it too!