For its hefty $ price tag, Aces & Eights is a solid deal. The book is very Unlike many other RPGs, Aces & Eights has no class system. A website celebrating Kenzer & Company’s Magnificent Wild West Roleplaying Game – Aces & Eights: Shattered Frontier!. (note: this is a review of the original Aces & Eights RPG, not the new edition) Aces & Eights is a spectacular game. I have to admit I had serious.
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Created by Colin Chapman. You roll to-hit; and if you get a 25 or more to hit not easy for a starting character you hit the target.
The names on the buildings are different as well. People doing things that take less time will be acting before you. Yes, anf alt-history, but its not nearly as annoying as others I’ve seen, because the authors have gone out of their way to make it plausible.
All original material is copyright by its original author except where it conflicts with the above. Because in terms of actual playability, this game is damn near perfect.
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Google Map of the Cauldron. The higher your reputation gets, the better your bonuses get. Must have a retail store and valid tax ID. The new and improved defender of RPGs! Shattered Frontier has sold through multiple print runs and garnered the coveted, Origins Award for Best Role-playing Game of acfs Year.
It is based on historical data and is easy to use. The section on firearms is gorgeous, featuring in full-colour glossy paper just like the entire rest of the book two weapons per page, with details, costs, range modifiers, and beautiful picture of the gun itself, along with its ammo.
Yes, that’s “trials” not “trails”; the game assumes that sooner or later, one or ad of the PCs will be an on criminal charges.
Aces & Eights: Shattered Frontier
Views Read Edit View history. But the cards aren’t used as a core mechanic in the sense of players or the GM having to hold a suit or play cards for actions, they’re mainly just used as another randomizer like dice, and I think that’s a wise choice on the part of the designers. This new edition will be leathered if you choose Gunslinger! In the advanced combat rules, there are some warhammer-esque tables organized by hit-location, indicating other gruesome consequences beyond mere acess point damage that can happen when you get shot.
Shipping rates apply Includes: You also get quirks or flaws rolled randomly, though if you want you can choose one instead of rolling, but get only half the bonus BPs for it. This table includes some changes Kevin made in his personal game.
Aces & Eights: Reloaded, a Wild West role playing game by Kenzer and Company — Kickstarter
Fame affects you socially in a variety of ways. Comes with one evening of running gun battles and general western mayhem.
An expansion of Stagecoach routes from Denver to the Cauldron and the effect of inflation on the local Cauldron boomtowns. These Faro or Poker cards will harken you back to the 19th century saloon games of chance. The style of it is impressive. Combat is fast and deadly; healing takes lots of time. A simple tool that does an awesome job.
Posted by RPGPundit at Since this is our first Kickstarter, we’re going to put every effort into being on time. The maps are copyright by Craig Zipse. Archived from the original on 15 November The ever prolific Kevin Ennis has made a single consolidated wound table.