Action! Classics: The War of the Worlds (PDF)
The Action! Classics: War of the Worlds book, 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.
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!
About the Authors
Christopher McGlothlin, M.Ed. is a lifelong Virginian whose previous credits include works published by PEG, WEG, Guildhall Press, and Gold Rush Games. He holds Bachelor of Science Degrees in Political Science and Journalism, as well as a Master's in Education, from Radford University. For the past eight years, he has worked as a High School Social Studies Teacher, and he serves as a moderator for the New Gamers Order listerver.
Mr. McGlothlin is a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, the Military Order of the Stars & Bars, and the Confederate States Army. His hobbies include the Miami Dolphins, MST3K, the JSA, professional wrestling, and classic sci-fi. All good things in his life are made possible by God and his wonderful wife Tanith.
James L. Cambias is a roleplaying game designer and science fiction writer. His most recent publications are Star Hero from Hero Games and GURPS Mars from Steve Jackson Games. He lives in western Massachusetts and leaves strange meteorites alone.
About the Artist
Morgan Bonthoux has had an interest in illustrative storytelling ever since his first comic book at the age of four. When it was explained to him that the book was drawn by someone, he was hooked.
Twenty years later that he would go to the Kubert School and study illustration seriously. "I had been doing small local jobs but nothing serious. "
He is planning to make the jump from part time to 'all the time' illustrator, but at the moment couldn't be happier working with Gold Rush Games. "[GRG's products are] well researched, well written and definitely captivating scenarios. Absolutely top notch."