Free Roman legionary tent pattern.

August 16, 2012

Here you go a pattern and instructions for making your own Roman tent just like these ones.

Quick and easy Roman Legionary tent

No charge, feel free to share. By the way there’s also nothing stopping you from throwing five bucks ithe direction of the research fund if you happen too use the pattern and save yourself a couple of hundred dollars long the way.

You’re welcome.

New Zealander builds worlds largest working ballista.

July 22, 2012

Yes thats right I’m going to keep banging on about it.

We’re at $490 of the target $1,000 and I’m going to be repetative and boring till we get there. So click on the paper, check out the funding campaign and share it about. If you have $20 to spare it will get you a nice replica Augustus/Agrippa coin (see below). Last I checked people were charging more than that just for the coin.

Go on, you know you want to!

Animator wanted.

March 14, 2011

I am working on a research project that has a visual component in its presentation. I’m looking for a terrain animation with some arrows moving about the place. Unless you have to be really flash and have models of little people doing things like driving chariots.

There’s a giveaway, it is an ancient military history project. I do have a budget for the project that is so modest and vitually a recluse, so if you’re up for long hours, bugger all pay and no recognition then please for a queue in the comments….

Now thats interesting.

October 7, 2010


Lighter than air craft are not big these days due mainly to teething troubles in the early days. And by teethign troubles I mean the annying apsect of them tending to freaken explode on days ending in a Y.

The heavier than air efforts were more rewarding, due in some part to their suitablity for war and they got all the attention. However with modern technology being what it is I think the time is right to take another look at the massive lifting abilities of LTA craft. Imagine if you will the ability to insert a fully equiped hospital into a disaster area…

If I had money I’d invest in it.