Operation Sandtrap is a set of free wargames rules for standard Plastic Army Men.
Pulp Avengers is a sourcebook for role playing in the 1930s and 1940s. It’s perfect for providing a realistic background for your games of the Pulp era.
Imaginality is a universal RPG where the action is resolved by playing a card from a hand of seven. This adds an additinal element of strategy, because payers get to decide when they REALLY need to succeed, and when they can afford to take a risk, or live with a lesser success.
Matt Fritz offers a set of free miniatures rules called Across the Alps. The rules are for recreating the Battle of Trebbia from 218 BC, when Hannibal crossed the Alps to face the Roman Army at the river Trebbia. The rules are easy to play, being designed for Matt’s students. There also is a link there to paper figures.
Mean Streets and Mean Villains is a role playing game set in the 1970s world of high fashion cops and robbers, such as such as Starsky and Hutch, Miami Vice, Police Woman, Columbo, Kojak, Hawaii 5-0, Cannon, The Rockford Files, The Avengers and New Avengers, The Professionals, or films like Dragnet and the Dirty Harry series. It looks like a lot of fun, and there are even stats for “dress sense” and “coolness.”