The pulp genre lies between the wars and stretches from the somewhat realistic to the quite fantastic. One recent film that exemplifies the genre is The Rocketeer(1996) which has a pretty girl, gangsters, G-men, Nazis, spies, a zeppelin, Howard Hughes in an autogyro and of course a man with a rocket pack. All it is missing are dinosaurs. The setting lends itself towards smaller, skirmish level games but arguable the larger scale Far Eastern set escapades of the Russian and Chinese civil wars also fall into the pulp category.
Weird World War II Edit
This genre of games occur in an almost World War II like setting. They may have alien or undead involved, or the war continues longer than historically accurate and involves new or different types of weapons. Games that fit into this category include: