Aliens Vs Cows

Invisible City Games offers a free board game called Aliens vs Cows. The aliens try to abduct cows. The cows try to protect the planet from the invasion.

Caliburn’s Wrath Arthurian Rules

Caliburn’s Wrath is a set of free wargames rules from Matt Cappetta for the Arthurian period. The rulesCaliburn’s Wrath are “intended to represent intense clashes between small bands of foot soldiers.”

“The Mill” – 15mm Fanzine

Peter Pig Miniatures has launched a new quarterly 15mm fanzine called the 15 Mill, or The Mill. The inaugural issue is here.

The Pulp Avengers

Thanks to great figures from Bob Murch of Pulp Figures, and Mark Copplestone, there has been a growing interest in gaming in the “pulp” era. This site offers advice for game mastering in the pulps.

Battle Drills and Tactics for DBM

Judging from the number of games I’ve seen at conventions, De Bellis Multidudinus (DBM) is probably the most popular ancients game out there. Unfortunately, it’s written in an obscure dialect of English known as Barkereese. Linguists contend that the form originally developed as a form of cryptography, allowing the Angles to the Saxons in the dark. Unfortunately, it also keeps gamers from knowing exactly what the author intended. As a result, many scholars have dedicated their websites to explaining it all. This site is full of diagrams explaining DBM’s concepts to those not fluent in Barkereese.