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Every gamer is a closet designer, that's a fact of life. I make no claims to be an exception. My interest in designing games goes back to a very early Zulu game based upon the movie by the same name (I think I was ten). I'm not in the big leagues (i.e., think I can do something good enough to publish), so I usually give away what I create.

Most of my designs are not hard core wargames, they are instead rather whimsical objects. If you are interested in one of these, click on a link. If you would like to playtest, I'll set up an account for you on the SECRET PLAYTEST PAGE.   Being the exceptionally dysfunctional fella that I am, I blow hot and cold on projects based upon real life factors; after all, I don't make a living at this and therefore am not on a deadline.  So expect a fairly mellow development cycle from me and very little in the way of demands.

Free Game - WEREWOLF

No, I didn't design this one, it's been in public domain for quite awhile.  However, I did design a card set and made it available for download as a PDF file.  Help yourself, it's over at the 50Megs site, on the boardgames page.

CLICK TO GO TO 50MEGS Board Games

Free Game- AMISH RAKE FIGHT, THE BOARDGAME

GRAPHIC HEADER, AMISH RAKE FIGHT BOARD GAME

ARF: the boardgame is a work in progress.. a microgame about .. let's say the scene in WITNESS where Harrison Ford gets really pissed off!! :-D


REMOTE IMAGE: GREEK WARSHIP

SSTS: Simple Shipboard Tactical System

A game about fighting aboard galleys.  Designed to be a cut out, paper soldiers game where you maneuver the soldiers on shiptemplates.  Fun!

SSTS Rules
SSTS Ship Template
Greek Soldiers
Spartan Soldiers

Free Game-- NO MAN'S LAND: SNIPING IN THE TRENCHES, WORLD WAR I

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NEW: Build Yer Own

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Click on the title to d/l ZIPped PDF file

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The Gladius! Page (Survival and Politics via the Roman Games)

Gladius-- intrigue 
        

 
        

 

 

 

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(click on graphic to access Gladius page) 

Squadron Leader!   (A Down in Flames Variant)

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 Squadron Leader Project

Free Game:Itty Bitty Battles  (free .. in zipped PDF format) Cyberboard Gamebox).

Itty Bitty Battles Screenshot

FUTURE STUFF:

LE GRAND CIRQUE: Victorian Science Fiction racing 

Great Texas Gundown (card based western skirmish, only in powerpoint at the moment).

Away the Boarding Party! (a skirmish level game-- boarding parties in the age of sail... nothing postable yet)

Riflemen and Voltigeurs (a micro-skirmish game... man to man, in the Napoleonic Age... notes need transcribing)

Hey, Palooka!  (a boxing game using playing cards as randomizers... still in note form)

Fantasy Crimelord (an criminal empire building game set in a Fantasy Kingdom,  just a Powerpoint file now)