Beyond the glittering palaces and perfumed nobles of Europe lies a far-flung frontier for swashbucklers to explore.
Nate at d20 Pirates continues to write about Mediterranean corsairs; unfortunately the posts aren't grouped by a tag, but they're easy enough to find using the post list on the blog. My favorite so far is a mini-gazetteer of the Med.
Meanwhile Bill at The Crown and the Ring is tossing around some ideas for a fantastic conquistadors setting; who doesn't love warriors dressed in jaguar skins carrying obsidian-edged swords?
Both bloggers include lots of historical tidbits and ideas for roleplaying along with their game stats, so even if I can't use the latter, I'm getting lots of good stuff from the former. Enjoy!