Incredible 500,000-Piece Lego Recreation of Famous World War II Battle

This 24-foot long diorama created by Brickmania, depicts the WWII Battle of Peleliu, complete with a 10-foot long USS LST-325 ship, tanks, Marines, sailors, bunkers, ambulances and supply trucks. The model is filled with so many amazing details and features, including a shark waiting in the waters for doomed minifig… » 7/10/13 5:45pm 7/10/13 5:45pm

'Playing With History': the State of Historical Games

We historians are a little protective of our respective domains — but a constant (and well-deserved) criticism we lob at each other in general is that through various means, we deliberately make ourselves inaccessible to the average, interest layperson. Over at Terra Nova, Nate Combs takes up the question of historical … » 5/31/08 3:30pm 5/31/08 3:30pm