Legends of Old Mars is a Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Barsoom variant of Games Workshop’s Lord of the Rings / Legends of the Old West game. I think that system is perfect for playing games involving John Carter, Tars Tarkas and the other denizens of Burrough’s Barsoom.
Here’s a variant of Warhammer Ancient Battles for the American Revolution. No. Really. It could work.
Games Workshop’s Lord of the Rings system proves to be remarkably versatile, as gamers have adapted it to a large number of skirmish periods.
The Vietnam variant of the Legends of the Old West game is available at the Lord of the Rings Battlegame Yahoo Group.
Games Workshop’s Lord of the Rings game is a marvelous skirmish system that is readily convertable to many other periods. Hey — Games Workshop proved it by releasing Legends of the Old West, a set of cowboy skirmish rules.
I wish I had some 25mm Napoleonic figures so I could try it.
A new Yahoo group is up for developing variants on Games Workshop’s Lord of the Rings system. They’re currently working on Star Wars, Gladiator, Samurai, Napoleonic and Pacific War versions.