I’ve not played this one myself, but it’s on my lengthy to-do list. The John Carter fiction series by Edgar Rice Burroughs is vast and colorful, and is perfect for game treatment.

(Modiphus recently completed a Kickstarter for a John Carter RPG)

The John Carter adventure game has three different gameplay options: Duelling Game, Strategic Game, and the Military Game. Looks like fun. If you know the game well, please comment with your thoughts.


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John Carter set currently for sale in the shop
John Carter: Warlord of Mars [BOX SET]
1979 … Eric Goldberg & Mark Herman & Scott B. Bizar (World of Barsoom) … SPI 2380

CONTENTS:
• Rules of Play (28 pages)
• World of Barsoom (16 pages)
• Charts & Tables (x2: 8 pages)
• 22″x34″ map
• 400 counters
• 168 playing cards (20 Acquisition; 50 Movement; 65 Random Event; 20 Maneuver/Option; 12 Diplomacy; 1 title card)

All things John Carter for sale in the shop

 


A couple of sets that came though the shop in 2014

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John Carter Warlord of Mars box set
These sets had the original dice

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Box top and bottom

Credits

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Inside the Box

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Rules of Play

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The World of Barsoom, by Scott B. Bizar

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Charts & Tables

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Play map

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Playing cards

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Counters

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Errata sheet
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SPI catalog, July 1979 – January 1980
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Comment card

 

See Also: Edgar Rice Burroughs MARTIAN TALES: The Michael Whelan covers (1979)