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Utherwald Press / Re: Skies of Crimson Brainstorm
« on: August 17, 2017, 04:45:07 PM »
I'd be quite interested in writing some short fiction for the setting at some point, btw, if you need more of it for anything :)

Noted and thank you.

I intend to write some more story pieces, possibly another book of short stories.

I'll get round to doing replies to your other posts soon.

Utherwald Press / Skies of Crimson Brainstorm
« on: August 16, 2017, 11:26:45 AM »
With Frozen Skies currently in layout and a (hopeful) release of some point in the next 2-3 months, its time to take a look at a future project. Skies of Crimson is one of those future project and is a supplement for Frozen Skies that focuses mainly on the sky pirates aspect of the setting. This week's post is more of a brainstorm/list of initial ideas of stuff that I'd like to include in the book, course there's no telling what may end up in the final product.

Utherwald Press / Rogue's Gallery: Petro Broklaw
« on: July 26, 2017, 04:58:47 PM »
Alyeska is home to many who are on the run from their past, either seeking to start over or just keep a step ahead of whoever is after them. The Great Darmonican War and its aftermath saw something of a surge in such persons, each one forced into exile for one reason or another. Petro Broklaw is one of many Sodkans who have settled in Alyeska, especially after the rise of the Iron Collective in their old homeland.

Quick PSA: No new blog posts until 16th August since I'm taking bit of a break.

Utherwald Press / Cold War Skirmishes: The EM-2 Rifle
« on: July 19, 2017, 07:00:48 PM »
Short post this week given I'm a bit pressed for time.

We take a look at the British EM-2 Rifle, an experimental assault rifle designed in the late 1940s to replace the Lee-Enfield. It proved to be short lived due to the politics of the time and the SA80 is considered its spiritual successor due to their similar appearances.

Utherwald Press / Arctic Airmen
« on: July 12, 2017, 04:47:39 PM »
To many the image of a dashing fighter pilot is what they conjure up when they hear the words; 'military airman'. Less glamorous as the bomber and transport pilots who are just as important but receive less coverage in the press. Almost completely overlooked is those who fly the long range patrol aircraft, often for hours on end in some of the remote places of the world. In Alyeska this is the men of No.210 Squadron who are tasked with wide ranging patrols off Alyeska's coastline.

Utherwald Press / July 2017 Update
« on: July 05, 2017, 01:23:30 PM »
We're over halfway through the year now and pretty much on the verge of finally getting Frozen Skies released. So really this week its a case of a quick round up of how things currently stand. Also a quick PSA; There will be no posts on the 2nd and 9th of August since I'll be taking a much needed break.

Utherwald Press / Armed Rovers Redux
« on: June 28, 2017, 02:49:20 PM »
A couple of years back I posted a little about the Alyeskan Outriders, though I didn't post much in the way of details back then. Recent work on a remotely related project and related research means that I am able to present the Outriders in a more organised format. Consider this an update of the original post on the Outriders.

Utherwald Press / Re: Cold War Skirmishes: The Gurkhas
« on: June 28, 2017, 02:48:56 PM »
It might be something to do with Hindus being forbidden to cross 'black water' unless given special dispensation and when they returned a special purification ceremony (which is the pani patiya) is required.

Utherwald Press / Cold War Skirmishes: The Gurkhas
« on: June 21, 2017, 05:57:38 PM »
The British Army has contained many famous units throughout its long history, ranging from the 95th Rifles of the Napoleonic era through to the SAS. Counted amongst them is the Gurkhas, Nepalese soldiers who have fought alongside the British forces since the first Gurkha unit was raised in 1815 following the Anglo-Nepalese War. This week we'll be covering the British Army's Gurkha units during the Cold War period, featuring an brief overview of their history, training and some role play material and suggestions.

Utherwald Press / June 2017 Update
« on: June 14, 2017, 02:51:29 PM »
Right, time for the monthly update.

With UK Games Expo done and dusted for another year the focus can now be directed once more at Frozen Skies and the other projects that are in the works. So this week entails progress report on the status of Frozen Skies and some ideas for related projects.

Utherwald Press / Re: Post UKGE Report 2017
« on: June 13, 2017, 11:18:09 PM »
Yes, sorry, I've not been feeling well the last 2 or 3 days, I'll try and get on with them soon, my bad.

Thats fair enough, was up the hospital with Vincent the Monday night after Games Expo and I haven't been feeling that great past couple of days.

Utherwald Press / Re: Post UKGE Report 2017
« on: June 13, 2017, 10:49:32 AM »
Thank you.

You should've gotten the last couple of pieces for Frozen Skies that I need proofread.

Utherwald Press / Post UKGE Report 2017
« on: June 07, 2017, 04:42:50 PM »
Its been a couple of days since we got back from this year's UK Games Expo.

It was good to be back after having to skip it last year and meeting people again, certainly to make sure Utherwald is there again next year. Already plans for next year are being made.

Utherwald Press / Re: Money, Money, Money
« on: May 27, 2017, 06:41:00 PM »
OK, slightly revised coinage.

 *Farthing:- 1 copper

  *Greatfarthing:- 5 copper
*Shilling:- 10 copper

*Half-crown:- 25 copper

*Crown:- 50 copper

*Sovereign:- 1 silver

*Half-throne:- 5 silver

*Throne:- 1 gold

Utherwald Press / Re: Money, Money, Money
« on: May 25, 2017, 05:03:10 PM »
Sure, I guess I'm just suggesting that nowadays the UK florin has passed out of usage long enough that the medieval gold florin may be better known and the name might confuse people who are expecting a medieval-style gold florin rather than the modern era two-shilling piece. But it's your call of course :)

I'll certainly think about it.

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