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New Patreon exclusive podcast episode published

Episode #4 of Musings from the Bunker has just been published, which is available to all podcast patrons who pledge at the $3 level. This show is entitled Must contain miniatures? In this show I ask myself this simple question – do I have to paint all those 6mm figures that I have stored away in bags and boxes before I can enjoy mass battle wargames, or are there alternatives available which allow me to roll dice without having to worry about all this painting malarky? You can find out more details here

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Snow

Snow in Rome is always an event. And it is fun to remember this at the end of Summer. It was the 26th of February. I went to work and I found the gates closed down. At 7.30 in the morning. Under snowfall. After a couple of hours someone brought the keys. Only a few were with me but however people presented to our counters. Some people is crazy. Here some photos of my city like under an enchantment. Winter is coming.

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Summer Is Over

The summer is over, the holiday is a distant memory, the kids are back at school and autumn is here. It really is time to get my butt in gear and get on with the massive backlog of stuff that needs to be finished, or in some cases, started. Next weekend is Colours and I must resist buying anything. Maybe I will buy something small. Just paints, honest. And some new paint brushes. Well maybe just one new game, Kill Team and that is it, nothing else. Okay, so I am doomed…

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The Great Wargaming Survey 2018

And in 2018 Wargames Soldiers & Strategy once again hosts the Great Wargaming Survey! For the fifth year in a row, Wargames Soldiers & Strategy magazine is running the Great Wargaming Survey. With many thousands of respondents every year to an ever evolving (and sometimes revolving) set of questions, it gives a constantly improving image […]

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Enjoying parental leave

I'm currently taking a parental leave of around 2 months (if you count in the two weeks "pre-arrival" vacation, it's even longer) and that gives me a lot of time to spend with my new-born daughter. It is quite overwhelming, satisfying and exhausting, everything at the same time. She sleeps a lot and I spend […]

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Sgurgola

My roots are from this little village at South of Rome, along the way to Magna Graecia. Not a Latin ground but the land of Hernici people. I was born in Rome and this is only the place where I spent a couple of weeks every year as holidays during my child

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