Pulp Heroes

I think I’ve got to live to be 100. Otherwise, I’ll never get around to doing all of the periods that interest me. One of those is the “Pulp” era. This site has a large number of resources for the Pulp Gamer, with links to material on Doc Savage (my fave), the Shadow, the Spider, and others. I’d personally like to see someone do a figure of “The Phantom.” The Ghost Who Walks was my late father’s favorite comic hero.

Gang Warfare Battle and Campaign Rules

Years ago, I played in a play-by-mail game called “Its a Crime.” In that game, you were in charge of a street gang and tried to wrest control of city blocks from the other gang leaders (players). These free wargames rules from the Lincoln Miniature Warfare Society allow you to do the same thing on the miniatures gaming tabletop.

The Lionel Tarr Rules

Jim Wallman has posted the Lionel Tarr Rules for Modern Warfare on his website. Jim explains that these were

written sometime around 1959, these are as published in Don Featherstone’s original 1962 book ‘War Games’ – retyped and made available to nostalgic wargamers everywhere.

Tanks! Yard Warfare

Tanks! is a set of free wargames rules designed for playing in your yard.

Airland War Rules

Airland War is the successor to Steve Lorenz’ successful, commercially published Panzer War miniatures wargames rules. The rules simulate modern warfare using microarmor miniatures. You can now get Airland War as a free download.