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Action! Classics: The War of the Worlds (d20, Action!)

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Action! Classics

The War of the Worlds

The Action! Classics: War of the Worldsbook, by authors H.G. Wells and Christopher McGlothlin, M.Ed., is based on the original science-fiction classic novel by H.G. Wells.

The book includes both the complete text of the original novel by H.G. Wells, as well as a sourcebook containing information about the people, places and equipment found in the novel.

The book also features an introduction written by science-fiction author James L. Cambias.

The source book section includes Action! System and d20 System stats for the major characters, the Martians and Martian equipment, allowing you to incorporate The War of the Worlds into your adventure roleplaying game using the Action! System or d20 System.

Click here to download the FREE 12-page sample of the Action! Classics: The War of the Worlds Sourcebook

The book also includes supplemental rules for using the Martian machines with Monster Island: The Game of Giant Monster Combat, an Action! Packed game from Firefly Games. You can reenact fearsome battles between the Martian war machines and the British army and navy!

Action! Classics is a trademark owned by Gold Rush Games. Action! Classics: The War of the Worlds copyright ? 2003 Gold Rush Games. All rights reserved.
Action! Classics: The War of the Worlds contains original Open Game Content.
'd20 System' and the 'd20 System' logo are Trademarks owned by Wizards of the Coast and are used according to the terms of the d20 System License version 4.0. A copy of this License can be found at www.wizards.com/d20.

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July 4th, 2006
War of the worlds, what more can you say. A great game for the Action!, d20 system. Bring lots of firepower and germs to beat the Martians! LIKED: All. DISLIKED: None. QUALITY: Excellent VALUE: [...]
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July 28th, 2005
War of the Worlds is back in vogue, thanks to two folks you might have heard of: Spielberg and Cruise. Thanks to their efforts, the threat of aliens blowing us up for no good reason at all is once again on our minds. Instead of an attack from above, [...]
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August 27th, 2004
This was rather disappointing, pedestrian and dull. Sure, you get an illustrated version of the novel, but anyone who's interested in this supplement will already have the book, and even if they don't it is easy and cheap to buy. The actual gaming content [...]
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May 31st, 2004
I think this was a good product. I don?t believe there was enough d20 system material concerning the Martians, but overall it was done real well. I recommend it to anyone who likes HG Wells or the genre represented in War of the Worlds. It?s also useful [...]
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May 14th, 2004
An interesting product, which includes the complete H.G. Wells story. It has some good ideas on altering the setting for extended game play, and some evocative illustrations. However, there is not a lot of system "crunch", so if you are looking [...]
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1.0
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GRG4202E
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April 20, 2003
This title was added to our catalog on April 20, 2003.
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Gold Rush Games
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