“Covering fire!” Sgt. Mills yelled out to his squad. The first fire team set up and started pouring blaster fire into the enemy position. “Lance: Take your team around the left while we’ve got ‘em pinned!” Quickly, the corporal grabbed two men and ran down a gully to the left. They flung sonic grenades into the enemy position and then went over the cover and in among the grumblies. After what seemed an eternity, the position was clear. One of Lance’s men was down, but he might make it if they could get him out to evac. “Bring up the autoblaster!” he screamed. “Move move move!”
Now we’ve got ‘em, Mills thought, That firing position is perfect. They’d just moved in to the new position and set up the repeating blaster when a low rumble sounded through the jungle. “Tank!” screamed Johnson...
Grunts and Gore is a role-playing game emphasizing ground combat in a science fiction setting. Humanity is contesting the planet Alpha Draconis 12-C. The Grumblies, a humanoid alien species of indeterminate origin, has decided that humanity can’t have the planet. They’re doing everything they can to make it so.
One player takes the role of Referee, who sets up the scenario(s) for the players and adjudicates the actions of their opponents. All of the other players (up to 10) each take the role of one grunt fighting in the dirt on Alpha Draconis.