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Big Bang Guide to Firearms Special Edition Revised


With the recent conflict to depose the old Iraqi regime of the last 24 years, we've put together this special edition that details the most common small arms utilized by the Iraqi, British, and U.S. forces involved in the conflict. This includes the main assault rifles used by each force, and heavy weapons like machine guns, mortars, MANPADS like the Stinger, and man-portable anti-tank weapons like the Javelin or RPG-7.

With this revision, not only did the 60 weapons of the previous edition get expanded with new data for our new licenses, but we have also expanded the weapon listings to over 125 small arms, plus a primer on biological and chemical weapons.

This product is designed as an expansion to Big Bang: The Mostly Illustrated RPG Guide to Firearms Volume 1. Therefore, that product is required in order to make full use of this one. As always, a great value for gamers, historians, and weapons afficionadoes as well.

NOTE: This volume contains all new material not found in the other volumes. It is not a republishing of the first volume.

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February 16th, 2011
Big Bang is the best, bar none, set of rules for simulation of real combat firearms. Useful for adding flavor to almost any rules (I love it for Fudge!) you can have your gun rules as crunchy or as fudgey as you like. The firefight is hot and heavy? Go [...]
March 1st, 2007
The third volume in the series weighs in at 109 pages. The contents are a little different than past volumes. This one has a cover, credits and table of contents pages (3), and a brief intro (1). But they included a page of anti-aircraft rules to inc [...]
November 20th, 2003
This edition of the Big Bang Guide is both exactly what it claims to be and exactly what you probably don't want for your players. Focused on the weapons of the Gulf War, this edition contains some great information on the small arms and AK-47 variants [...]
September 17th, 2003
It is a good collection of information, but has typos and repeats information to a large extent. It could have been done in 2/3 the space. Not a disappointment, it just shows how hastily it was assembled. [...]
September 6th, 2003
Well, the guild helps you get different weapon. But the guy seems to try to add to much stuff to the game that is all ready being supplied. It's read cool to learn about differnt guns, but it takes to long to look for any guns. [...]
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