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By This Poleaxe
Pen & Paper Small Battle Rules

Author: Chris Kutalik
Artist: N/A
Publisher: Hydra Collective LLC.
Page Count: 5
Binding:  N/A
Available Formats: PDF
Cost: Free 
Company Website: http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/browse/pub/7124/Hydra-Cooperative

PREMISE
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.

MECHANICAL OVERVIEW
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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BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

Posted on December 17, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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