Friday, February 3, 2012
John Carter of Mars
I am currently reading the original series. I never read these as a child and i kick my self for passing these by. I finished the first and just bought the 2nd book from Borders. I am giving some serious thought to doing a sword and planet game as my next campaign. I think any of the D&D versions can be used to simulate the genre easy enough. I know there there are source materials already out there also.
http://www.erbzine.com/mag28/2807.html Maps of the world.
http://www.grey-elf.com/barsoom.pdf Warriors of Mars rpg supplement for OD&D
There is a lot more out there if you look for it.
Think of a world not of magic but of lost science. I picture the game playing somewhat like Thundar the barbaian.
Still looking to get a G+ game going on a weekly basis. My hours seem to be out of synch with the rest of the google plus. Going to try some midday offerings over the next week.