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BrianW02 May 2018 12:50 p.m. PST

For a little over a year now, my blog (https://mymodelsailingships.blogspot.com) has focused on my 1/1200 Napoleonic sailing ships.  Clearly, given the blog title, that's not much of a surprise.  Now though, I'm thinking about starting to look at some of the other periods I game in.  These other periods don't bear any relation to my sailing ships, although one of them can have a naval component.

The blog subtitle does say "and other game things that attract my attention."  My question here then, is: Should I just put new pages entitled "Other Gaming Items: XXX" on this blog, or should I start another blog that focuses on these other periods? I posted this question on the blog as well, along with a poll.   If you want, drop by the blog and make your opinion known there, as you don't even have to leave a comment.

dampfpanzerwagon Fezian02 May 2018 1:24 p.m. PST

My own experience is to do what you feel is right. My own Blog has subjects that take my interest – from 1/100 WW1 aircraft to Fantasy Halflings fighting Roman Orcs as well as painting garden gnomes.

Basically what ever I'm working on.

Tony
dampfpanzerwagon.blogspot.co.uk

boggler02 May 2018 2:24 p.m. PST

I'd start another one but put a very visible link to and fro.

I did this to separate my miniatures blog from my beer and pretzels / board game blog, after the first one started to sprawl a bit too much (I also post on the second more when I'm on holiday…so it's less frequently updated)

link

teaandawad.blogspot.co.uk

BrianW03 May 2018 8:43 a.m. PST

Right now, I'm leaning towards just adding pages to the current blog. I'm concerned that if I take some time off to work on the other areas, then people get the idea that the sailing ship blog has been abandoned.

boggler: I see where you're coming from on that, but when we take vacations I try to avoid doing anything on the internet. Also, these would all be miniatures. If I were in a situation like you describe, I would probably have two different ones.

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