Of Thoughts and Swords

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

The Paint Pain: Campaign Haqqs, Faces and Yu Jing + P.S.: Druze

So time to recount some of my painting again. This week I had off from work (and I am not looking forward to go there in the morning) and also … Continue reading

July 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Paint Pain: Yu Jing Reinforcements and Flamestrike

So I´ve been busy painting, playing and (in a way sadly) working. So again I did not manage to post every week… Operation Flamestrike made me squeeze in more games … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Paint Pain: New Army and Board for Today

Being on vacation really helps with painting, who would have thought:) I am still driven by the idea only to play with painted miniatures, at least in Infinity. As a … Continue reading

November 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Building Bench: Yu Jing and Armada

So unlike reading my miniatures suffered from my lack of time. I finally got everything I need to start a Yu Jing army. I will try something new here. A … Continue reading

July 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reading: Chinese History

Here I am again with the next one down. Chinese Weapons from the Bibliotheca Orientalis series, first published 1932 in Shanghai was a short read. Back then E.T.C. Werner assembled … Continue reading

March 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Readings: Japanese History

Baring the afterword I just finished reading The Culture of Civil War in Kyoto by Mary Elizabeth Berry. It is not the newest book, but it really has a good … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Origins of the Japanese Sword.

This is an article which sadly never got published, because of differing circumstances which prevented that. Therefore I publish it here for everyone to read. Maybe some good will come … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment