Hi Fred I didn t realise that there was so much gaming material devoted to Barsoom, I have done a series of army lists for DBM/DBF which are in an advancedMessage 1 of 4 , Jan 28, 2000View SourceHi Fred
I didn't realise that there was so much gaming material devoted to Barsoom,
I have done a series of army lists for DBM/DBF which are in an advanced
state of preparedness, however these are halted as I haven't currently got a
copy of "Fighting Men" and the DBF rules are in a state of flux. If the new
version comes out this year I will edit the lists to these rules, if the DBF
rules are as bad as the original then I will use Dave Browns web version of
DBFi as the basis and put them on the web somewhere.
Before I do that I may ask for advice and comments on the structure of the
From Michael Walsh
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fredrik Ekman" <ekman@...>
Sent: Friday, January 28, 2000 11:40 PM
Subject: [barsoom] Barsoom gaming
> From: Fredrik Ekman <ekman@...>
> Being an avid gamer, as well as a Burroughs fan, I decided to try to put
> together a list of Barsoom-related games. The results can be seen below.
> The format is:
> author; title; year; publication
> Comments are placed in brackets.
> I have not decided quite what to do with this thing. If anyone is
> interested in taking it over to make a web page of it (or something
> similar) please fell free to do so. I also happily accept additions and
> List of Barsoom-related games
> Computer games
> Johanson, David; Under the Moons of Mars [for Amiga]; 1997; unpublished
> [development probably ceased; home page exists at
> Swartz, T.; The Sands of Mars [for Apple II]; 1988;
> [also requires an Apple II emulator and the file
> Role-playing game rules
> anonymous; Terraspace: Mars [for Spelljammer]; 1999(?);
> "Brucifer"; GURPS: Barsoom; 1999;
> Campbell, Von; The Creation of Barsoomian Characters [for The Fantasy Trip
> (TFT)]; ?; Fantasy Forum #7
> Campbell, Von; Origin of Animal Life and Further Descriptions of Animal
> and Plant Life [for TFT]; ?; Fantasy Forum #8
> Campbell, Von; Savage Creatures of Barsoom [for TFT]; ?; Fantasy Forum #9
> Campbell, Von; Warlord of Mars [for TFT]; ?; Fantasy Forum #10
> Kazmiersky, Jeffrey; The Fantastic Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs [work in
> progress]; 1998; http://www.gnt.net/~kazmier/fwerb.html [some additional
> pages at http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Dreamworld/6532/barsoom/]
> Nolan, Jonathan(?); The Incomplete Netbook of Humanoids [for ADND]; 1998;
> Board games
> Herman, Mark & Eric Goldberg; John Carter, Warlord of Mars; 1979; SPI
> Arlington, Dave; John Carter - Warlord of Mars Solitaire Rules [requires
> the SPI game]; ?; http://grognard.com/variants/johncart1.txt
> Miniature and wargame rules
> Bizar, Scott; Barsoomian Battle Manual; 1978; Heritage Models
> Gygax, Gary & Brian Blume; Warriors of Mars: The Warfare of Barsoom in
> Miniature; 1974; TSR
> Matheny, M S; John Carter, Warlord of Mars Adventure Gaming Handbook; late
> 1970's; Heritage Models
> Miniature and wargame rules, supplemental
> Barker, Phil & Sue Laflin Barker & Richakrd Bodley; Hordes of the Things
> [includes army lists for red and green men]; 1991; Wargames Research Group
> Curtis; House Army Lists - Armies of Barsoom [for Fantasy Rules!]; 1998;
> Saunders, Alan; Barsoomian Army Lists for 'Hordes of the Things'; 1999(?);
> Walsh, Michael; Green Martian Question/DBF; 1999;
> Ward, Jim; Deserted Cities of Mars; early 1980's; Dragon Magazine #?
> [reprinted at http://www.gnt.net/~kazmier/barsoom/cities.html]
> This list was created 28/1 2000 by Fredrik Ekman (ekman@...).
> Please distribute freely.
KAOR!!! I am impressed by that comprehensive list of Barsoom games. Good research! I am NOT, howver, into any kind of RPGs, and I think it all crap. You likeMessage 1 of 4 , Jan 30, 2000View SourceKAOR!!!
I am impressed by that comprehensive list of Barsoom games. Good
I am NOT, howver, into any kind of RPGs, and I think it all crap. You
like it- go for it. Just won't be me!
erich von Harben
... Please keep us updated as to your progress. Even though I do not play miniature games myself, it is always fun to read the rules. ... A man cannot pleaseMessage 1 of 4 , Jan 31, 2000View Source
> From: "Mike Walsh" <mrwalsh@...>Please keep us updated as to your progress. Even though I do not play
> I have done a series of army lists for DBM/DBF which are in an
> advanced state of preparedness
miniature games myself, it is always fun to read the rules.
> From: Erich von Harben <evharben@...>A man cannot please everyone. You have a perfect right to your opinion, of
> I am NOT, howver, into any kind of RPGs, and I think it all crap. You
> like it- go for it. Just won't be me!