WIP: Pirate Title Page

It’s not done yet, but all the important stuff is there: “History”, “Pirates”, “Realmgard”.

A page of a book reading "This being a Historie of the Pirates of Realmgard".

It should come as no surprise by now that I’m working on Pirates — for example: here, here and here.

The end goal is to have something that’s basically Realmgard’s equivalent of the General History of the Pyrates, which is real life’s best source for most of the major figures of the Golden Age of Piracy, though it is almost certainly not entirely reliable in its history.

This is a WIP version of what’s going to be posted as the title page, based on the title page of the actual General History and attempting to emulate both the verbosity and the archaic spelling of early modern writing.

It’s not done yet, but all the important stuff is there: “History” (well, technically, “Historie”), “Pirates”, “Realmgard”.

I tried to make the writing look like a typeset page done with a printing press, but it worked out less well than I’d hoped, and only took a couple hours to do…

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