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Trojan England

In the twelfth century a welsh cleric wrote a book entitled the History of the Kings of Britain. He made claims within the book that stated that British kings were descended from the Trojans, and that ancestors of the Trojans landed in Britain some time after the fall of Troy, creating a Trojan/Greek state in South West Britain.

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Persian Empire

Rome’s obsession to conquer Persia dates back to around 55 BC when Crassus needed a victory, and the plunder that would come with that victory, for political ends in Rome. He looked to the Persian empire to provide both. Crassus took a Roman army into Persia near the town of Harran and met with a Persian army under the command of Surena. It was at this battle that the Roman army met a new type of soldier, horse archers and heavily armoured cavalry very similar to medieval knights.

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Irregular Magazine Issue 12 Out Now

Issue 12

We have another great issue this month, packed with excellent articles and tutorials. We have a great retrospective looking at a Empire, a computer game from the 70s that is still being played today on the internet.

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Irregular Magazine Issue 10

Issue 10 is now available, and this issue looks at the concept of an Apocalypse. We have an action packed issue, with plenty of articles.

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Irregular Magazine Issue 7 Out Now

This issue our theme is Frontiers, and our themed content includes: Palm Crossing – a Frontier town for Traveller RPG; two fantastic short stories; a historical article on the Zulu War; artist Brynn Metheney tells us about the landscape and creatures of Morae River as well as reviews of Tea Wars, Musket & Tomahawk, New World Disorder, Clockwork & Chivalry.

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Issue 6 Irregular Magazine now avaliable

 

Cover by Will Kirkby

 

The new Magic themed issue is available to download now

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Vikings

This article was first published in Irregular Magazine Issue 4.

Who were the Vikings? Well, they were also known as Norsemen or Northmen –  here is a description from Encyclopaedia Britannica:

Member of the Scandinavian seafaring warriors who raided and colonized wide areas of Europe from the 9th to the 11th century and whose disruptive influence profoundly affected European history. These pagan Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish warriors were probably prompted to undertake their raids by a combination of factors ranging from overpopulation at home to the relative helplessness of victims abroad.

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