Mazes and Minotaurs is a free role playing game of heroic adventure in ancient Greece.
Scooby v Cthulhu. I wonder which one is going to have to make the sanity check?
Shawn Garbett has written GEM — the Generic Easy Miniatures Rules — which seem to be aimed at larget miniatures in a skirmish scenario. Garbett writes:
GEM is specifically for those who are sick of having new revisions of their favorite rule system leave out those great new miniatures they just finished painting. If all the commercial miniature systems have flaws which you really don’t like, then GEM may be just what you’ve been looking for. If you’ve ever been bogged down in rolling and rolling with no resolution in sight, GEM is probably for you. Several other play options exist, for customization to a gaming groups own tastes.
The downloadable D20 system reference documents provide most of what you need to play any of the d20 system games that stem from the original Dungeons and Dragons system.
Brutal is a basic hack and slash RPG that uses a dice pool system with opposed rolls to resolve an action. The game is designed to handle massive battles quickly. Author David Stanley writes:
This game is for serious players only! Hordes of Heart-stopping-pounding, Heavy-hitting, Hack-and-Slash action adventure await! This game is not for sissy players who don’t want their characters to die. In a BRUTAL game, your characters get killed all the time. How long can your characters stay alive?