Updated BFJB 2.0 Character Sheet; Example Gardener PC

I’ve updated the basic character sheet available here. I spent most of my day doing yard work, and that ultimately prompted this revision: at some point started thinking about gardener-PCs in BFJB. In other news, I started work on a short adventure location this week, and it’s coming along nicely. We’ve made enough money offContinue reading “Updated BFJB 2.0 Character Sheet; Example Gardener PC”

Possible Errata for BFJB 2.0?

I realized tonight that in doing unit conversions for the area measures of the cities in §14.0, I may have confused square miles and miles squared.  I also need to check on the notations for area measures (e.g. sq. miles versus mi2) in the chart in §12.8 for Old Babylonian Units of Area. I’m goingContinue reading “Possible Errata for BFJB 2.0?”

(Accidentally) Omitted Bibliography in BFJB 2.0

I realized in reviewing the bibliography of BFJB 2.0 that several items were accidentally omitted.  I’ve always endeavored to provide thorough bibliographies for BFJB materials, if for no other reason than that bibliographies were a huge help to me in compiling the information on which BFJB is based. The omitted entires are as follows: DeContinue reading “(Accidentally) Omitted Bibliography in BFJB 2.0”

Off To The Races: Thoughts on Old Babylonian Chariots

As can be expected from any big writing project, there are quite a few bits and pieces that didn’t make it into the final draft of BFJB 2.0.  Some of these were true dead ends, but many of them represent ideas that I would have probably developed further given infinite time, space, and readers’ indulgence. Continue reading “Off To The Races: Thoughts on Old Babylonian Chariots”