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Boudicca: The Celtic Queen Who Brought Rome to its Knees


Boudicca: The Celtic Queen Who Brought Rome to its Knees

Have you ever heard the story of Celtic Queen Boudicca (also spelled Boudica and Boadicea) and the rebellion she led against the Romans?
Boudicca was not a woman to be trifled with, and had a gift for smack-talking her enemies that Muhammed Ali in his prime would have envied.
In an account written by contemporary historian Cassius [...]

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Suvudu

Ancient Roman Gladiator School to be Restored


Obviously, if there’s a historical influence on our annual Cage Match here at Suvudu.com, it’s the gladiator matches of ancient Rome where brave (but not always willing) men, women, and various and sundry beasts would clash in (sometimes) mortal combat before adoring, bloodthirsty crowds. Well, what was once old is new again: Thanks to strategic [...]

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Suvudu

Guest Essay: Alan Smale, Author, ‘Clash of Eagles’ (Part Two of Two)


Guest Essay: Alan Smale, Author, ‘Clash of Eagles’ (Part Two of Two)

Dear Suvudu readers, please enjoy part two of ‘Decline and Rise’ a guest essay by Clash of Eagles author Alan Smale. Missed part one? Read it here!
About Clash of Eagles:
The Roman Empire never fell. Now, in 1218 AD, jaded commander Gaius Marcellinus leads his legion into North America confident that he will find easy victories and the [...]

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Gaming

Talking ‘Weird Wars: Rome’ with Shane Lacy Hensley and Teller


As a bit of history nerd and a major, major gamer geek, I’ve loved Pinnacle Entertainment Group’s Weird Wars: Rome. A campaign setting for the award-winning Savage Worlds role-playing game, Weird Wars: Rome pits Centurions against otherworldly horrors that feed on the terror and tragedy of war.  (Read my review here!)
Being totally smitten with this [...]

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Suvudu

Hold the Line in Savage Worlds: ‘Weird Wars: Rome’


I think of so many things when I hear the name “Rome”. Marble columns and statues of supreme craftsmanship, gladiators, wine, pagan temples, the colosseum, the senate, and of course, the soldiers of the Roman Legion: highly trained, disciplined fighting men who brought the might of Rome to the furthest corners of the known world.
Life [...]

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Star Wars

New This Month from Del Rey Spectra: February 2013


Check out these hot new titles from Del Rey, Spectra, and Lucas Books!

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Star Wars

New This Month from Del Rey Spectra: January 2013


Check out these hot new titles from Del Rey, Spectra, and Lucas Books!

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