Of Thoughts and Swords

A blog about Science, Philosophy, Wargaming, Literature and other things, in three or more languages.

The Paint Pain: Lord of the Rings Battle Companies and some Infinity Updates

So painting has been productive of sorts, also I did miss a lot of updates last year. Here we are starting to remedy that. First LotR painting these was strange, … Continue reading

January 22, 2020

Haiku Triplet 12.01.2020

12.01.2020 黄色月 (きいろつき) 黒しき雲に (くろしきくもに) 座せむ也 (ざせむなり) Der Mond – Ruht er wahrlich, gelblich leuchtend auf schwarzen Wolken? The yellow moon Surely rests on the black clouds or does it? 雲な川 (くもながわ) しためくるめく 白ろし月 (しろしつき) … Continue reading

January 13, 2020

Board Games: Kingdom Death Monster Part 2 (Tales 6-7)

We managed two more rounds today, hunting two more White Lions and we were shocked how easy they already are defeated, well the Level 1 ones. As before do not … Continue reading

January 10, 2020

A Tale in Darkness… Part 7

The claws of bone passed over his head, Bjorngar stepped aside and thrust his elbow into the Lions´ stomach. The Lion collapsed, he ripped of the head. Everyone whirled their … Continue reading

January 10, 2020

A Tale in Darkness… Part 6

Beatrice awoke with her child in arm. She still did not know if it was a part of her or not. At least she was sure that it was part … Continue reading

January 10, 2020

A Tale in Darkness… Part 5

The light was warm, it woke Bjorngar. The Hoard was bright today, the air was still as always. Something was different. He looked around, the hunters had not returned yet. … Continue reading

January 8, 2020

A Tale in Darkness… Part 4

It felt good, the weight of it. The axe, Beatrice called it, an axe. It was bigger than the face she hurled at the Lion, it was sharper. She would … Continue reading

January 8, 2020

A Tale in Darkness… Part 3

Bjorngar sat before the lanterns. They were warm. They were bright. There was more to them. Yet, what? Around him were the others huddling in the hollows of the ground … Continue reading

January 8, 2020

Board Games: Kingdom Death Monster

Welcome to our first attempt at finally playing Kingdom Death. This little game (almost 10 kilogramms for the basic box alone) sat on the shelf for too long and so … Continue reading

January 8, 2020

A Tale in Darkness … Part 2

He looked deep into the light, the lantern and he knew his name. The screams started to make sense. He heaved the corpse from him, the beast had killed the … Continue reading

January 8, 2020