As in the title, I was poking about on the internet and stumbled across this:
Which led me to the back of a 1985 issue of Marvel Comics "The Savage Sword of Conan" featuring on the back cover an advertisement for players to join the play by mail campaign "Hyborean War". You could "Join the tens of thousands nationally who are enjoying the vivid interactive games only made possible in the last few years by recent advances in computer technology.
And then there is this:
And to think I was foolish enough to plan on working on some of my French cavalry and Anglo-Prussian infantry some time in the near future.
Help! I'm all over the place.