Building a Fantasy Army Part 5: Recruitment

Soldiers may be recruited in several ways: tribal militia rural militia urban militia part-time professionals full-time professionals mercenaries None of these systems is, in and by itself, better or worse […]

Building a Fantasy Army Part 4: Organization

Most primitive tribal armies consist of militias which contain all adult males of the group. In such cases, there is no distinction between civilians and soldiers, and peacetime leaders are […]

Soft Science Fiction or Science Fantasy

Definition Generally, when differentiating fantasy from science fiction, a very simple key is used: if it is pre-modern, it is fantasy, and if it is futuristic, it is science fiction. […]