Welcome to my humble home page.
- Name:John M. Atkinson
- Birth Date: 22 Feb 78
- Gender: Male
- Height: 5' 8 1/4" (173.355 cm)
- Weight: 155 lbs (70.45 kg)
- Hair Color: Light Brown
- Eye Color: Hazel
- Blood Type: A+
I'm a wargamer from way back, but only a few years ago got into the miniatures side of the house.
I could say I'm "Into" the following:
- Dirtside II, Stargrunt II, Full Thrust 2.5, all by Ground Zero Games. (Check out my customized
- Starting to look into Warzone, but I can't say I play it much.
- Striker II.
- Historical: DBx (including the HOTT fantasy varient)
- Fantasy: Flintloque. Only Napoleonics game for people who don't take their gaming THAT seriously. Also
FR!, by Chipco
- Roleplaying: Traveller TNE, Morrow Project
I'm a Combat Engineer in the United States Army. I'm in C Company, 299 EN BN, 4th ID (M), Fort Hood, TX 76544.
As many of you may have noticed from the title of this page, one of my interests is the Roman Empire from
Constantine I Isoapostolis to Constantine XI Dragases.
The True Quill
I've been reading science fiction ever since my father introduced me to it at a young age.
Favorite Authors include:
Tom Clancy--and yeah, he's not usually considered SF. But Cardinal of the Kremlin certaintly was, HFRO is pushing it, and
there are similarities of theme between the above and TC.
- Issac Asimov
- Jerry Pournelle
- David Drake
- Harry Turtledove
- Robert Anson Heinlein
- David Webber
- S. M. Stirling
- Spider Robinson
- John Ringo
Where's the sexy graphics and cool animations? There aren't any.
Here's Why Not