Review and free download: Guns ‘n Grenades, v. 1.5

A new edition of Guns n’ Grenades was recently released by Journey Begins Games, and authors Josh Willaims and Caleb Payne revised the rules into a simpler, streamlined game with a great deal of flexibility. The game is a tactical level, turn-based, miniature wargame designed for 54 mm scale. The best part is that the new edition is available as a free download!

The combat mechanics are simple. The attacker rolls a six-sided die and adds an attack bonus, while the defender rolls a six-sided die and adds a defense bonus; if the attacker’s modified score is higher than the defender’s, a hit is scored on the defender.

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Free Download: Little Wars by H.G. Wells

Little WarsHere it is, folks – the book that arguably started it all, by Science fiction Author H.G. Wells, best known for authoring the War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man, and The Time Machine. It is less well-known that Wells was a pioneer in miniature wargaming and terrain, and you can get an electronic transcript of his rule set from more than 100 years ago by clicking here.

You can also access this file, and many other free resources, on our Downloads Page.

If you give these rules a try, let us know how your battle went in the comments section.