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Offline Parriah

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John Carter
« on: September 14, 2011, 02:23:07 PM »
Does any one know of some good rules for the ERB Barsoom milieu?
I have considered using AD&D 2nd ed, minus magic $ cetera.
But, are there any extant rules? Excepting the SPI 1979 game.
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Re: John Carter
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2011, 03:12:00 PM »
Savage Worlds has a "Mars" setting supplement if you're interested in RPG.
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Re: John Carter
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2011, 04:17:31 PM »
The old, old TSR ones are available online somewhere.....my google flu fails me though  :'(

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Re: John Carter
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2011, 06:20:04 PM »
There's a fan-made PDF of a Barsoom supplement for D&D at http://www.grey-elf.com/dnd/barsoom.pdf

You'll need the original D&D rules or some close variant thereof though.

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Re: John Carter
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2011, 06:38:42 PM »
Rattrap's Fantastic Worlds is pretty much tailor-made for Barsoomian adventure on the small skirmish/RPG level...
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Re: John Carter
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2011, 07:11:15 PM »
Valor and steel work so does Gaslight i play alot using both systems i played a game using the old TSR ones it worked heheh


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Re: John Carter
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2011, 09:40:13 PM »
There's a LotR SBG fan supplement, can't find a link but can e-mail it to you.

LotOW fan supplement.
http://web.mac.com/rorymh/Legends/Table_of_Contents.html

Fantasy Rules! 3 fan supplement.
http://www.erblist.com/erbmania/tangor/fr3marsvenus.html

The old, old TSR ones are available online somewhere.....my google flu fails me though  :'(
There are two PDFs floating around, one of them is missing two pages though.

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Offline Parriah

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Re: John Carter
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2011, 10:56:36 PM »
Valor and steel work so does Gaslight i play alot using both systems i played a game using the old TSR ones it worked heheh



TSR made John Carter rules?
Or do you mean the D&D rules?


Where did you get those figs?
I had no idea there were specific made ones like that
Look a little like copplestone?

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Offline Parriah

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Re: John Carter
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2011, 10:58:00 PM »
The old, old TSR ones are available online somewhere.....my google flu fails me though  :'(
I got the original 1979 D&D rules, and the 1981 AD&D DM Guide and Player's Handbook, those do?

Offline Parriah

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Re: John Carter
« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2011, 10:59:16 PM »
Savage Worlds has a "Mars" setting supplement if you're interested in RPG.

I'm not familiar with Savage Worlds. Is that a company, a rules set, or what? Ubercool name tho ain't it? :D

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Re: John Carter
« Reply #10 on: September 14, 2011, 11:05:00 PM »
There's a fan-made PDF of a Barsoom supplement for D&D at http://www.grey-elf.com/dnd/barsoom.pdf

You'll need the original D&D rules or some close variant thereof though.
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Re: John Carter
« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2011, 12:45:26 PM »
I'm not familiar with Savage Worlds. Is that a company, a rules set, or what? Ubercool name tho ain't it? :D
Savage worlds is a setting-agnostic RPG system - my RPG of choice, actually.  Generally you need the core rules and the setting book you're using, though they do have "Showdown", which is the combat engine stripped of all that pesky roleplaying stuff and pared down to be a good skirmish game.  Showdown is a free download on their site.

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Re: John Carter
« Reply #12 on: September 15, 2011, 12:50:18 PM »
The  Green men there mine i made them in the 80s for a company i belive Tony at ERM might have the molds 2 bodies 2 heads 8 arms, the rest are bronze age and brigade....

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Re: John Carter
« Reply #13 on: September 15, 2011, 02:06:10 PM »
This is
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THANX!

I'm just the messenger, but glad I could help. Somebody posted it here a year or so ago, as I used to play D&D back in the day I kept it on file...

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Re: John Carter
« Reply #14 on: September 15, 2011, 03:16:35 PM »
Original TSR Warriors of Mars rules;



Link to the whole book, very slow to load.......

http://www.scribd.com/doc/61310019/TSR-Warriors-of-Mars-1974