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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It is based on historical data and is easy to use. Any action takes up a certain number of “counts” from the moment its declared until its actually finished.

Aces & Eights: Shattered Frontier

At first, before this sank in, I acess wondering why it seemed like characters with lower attributes would end up with higher skill percentages. Damage depends on the weapon used, and damage dice are “penetrative”, so that if you rolled maximum damage, you roll again and add. We have a close relationship with our fans and customers and will keep backers up-to-date on changes and developments as they crop up.

Reloaded, a Wild West role playing game. Yes, that’s “trials” not “trails”; the game assumes that sooner or later, one or more of the PCs will be up on criminal afes. But its a very big system, especially for combat, with eghts of fiddly bits. After all, that’s what most everyone is going to want to do in a wild west game, a shootout.


Every serious player will want one of these decks for his own. Yes, its 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.

An amazing excel spreadsheet that lets you generate every facet of your character. Showdown covers just the basic character creation and combat rules of the game along with a few sample scenarios and a map of the fictional towns of Lazarus and Black Horse.

Chicago, IL Tabletop Games. It should save some time looking up the rules in the book. A good, old fashioned, set of random tables to determine how much cash a given person is carrying.

This means a shot might only be a flesh wound, or it could kill you in one good shot. And if the firearm in question is a shotgun, you can use the Shotgun Shot Clock scatter pattern to track all 12 pellets from the scattergun…all at once. There are also complete maps of two different towns, one a small sleepy town bordering on ans Black Horse and the other Lazarus a booming western town.

Share this project Done. Welcome to my homestead pardner. The combat system works on “counts”; when combat starts you begin “counting” each tenth-of-a-second.

Aces & Eights: Reloaded RPG

Estimated delivery Dec A personal goal can be just about anything, from “buying a horse” to “becoming a national official”, with more points for harder tasks. That plus a glossary of western slang. The higher your reputation gets, the better your bonuses get. Professional goals are met by following profession paths. We’ve designed this Kickstarter to let all ans fans belly up to the table and claim a stake in the action. It is based off your Skill Learning modifier. We’ve set an aggressive target to deliver this project, but much of the work has been completed over the past several years.


And yet, its very rlg its own system. This section could have been used way better than to just show off the author’s alt-history mad skillz. That last statement by itself should be ejghts to mark the stopping point for this review.

You should all know by now that I love toolkits, and this game is one big toolkit.

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One Copy of the Shot Clock game aid Less. You can see the linear connection in the dpg. In other words, you’ll receive a “one of