Blades of Bronze is a set of free wargames rules designed for short skirmish 15mm ancient wargames. The rules revolve around the ability of the leaders to give orders to the troops.
Here’s a set of African Colonial wargames rules from the Godfather of American Wargaming, Jack Scruby.
Soulsteader is a Heroquest variant that
that can be played with any number of people. This game allows the process of building the landscape to be an intrinsic part of gameplay, and not merely a task performed prior to battle. It is intended as a better way to play HeroScape, one which makes every aspect of the product part of the gameplay itself.
The game centers around tile constructions called Wellsprings, control o
Harry Pratt’s Battlestar Galactica Starship Combat Rules are designed to recreate starship combat rules from the msot recent Galaxtica television shows.
I have to say that the fleet combat sequences in the series are absolutely spectacular, with those missles streaking through space and the ships burning up under multiple hits. Perhaps not the most scientifically valid, but spectacular nonetheless.
The Death Zap blog offers a set of free wargames rules for small unit combat. There’s also a fun battle report that goes with them.