Product Review: By This Poleaxe
By This Poleaxe
Pen & Paper Small Battle Rules
Author: Chris Kutalik
Publisher: Hydra Collective LLC.
Page Count: 5
Available Formats: PDF
Company Website: http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/browse/pub/7124/Hydra-Cooperative
This is a set of battle rules for smaller scale mass battles that approaches the battles with a set of rather simple rules. The rules are geared to OSR fantasy rule sets, specifically Labyrinth Lord, but is useable by all similar rule sets.
The rules approach the topic of small scale battles from the squad level. The rules state that every squad is made up of five combatants. This is the standing premise for the remainder of the rules. Squads have several values: Attack, Defense, Morale, Hits to Kill and movement. These values are derived from, in most cases, determining the average HD of the squad. Once that has been determined you cross reference the applicable chart and…
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