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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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This is the same embossed, leather-bound hard cover book available at other reward levels.

Aces & Eights: Shattered Frontier

Ships to Only Canada. What it does have is a system that really works well. Rpgg core book is near completion, but many of our sourcebooks and adventures will require additional writing and design. But these aren’t classes, you can switch from one profession to another freely at the start of any adventure, and then switch back to another later.

Besides combat experience, and gaining in reputation and fame, the other way to improve is through additional Building Points. You get a physical copy of the revolutionary Shot Clock game aid and standard gunfighter silhouette. Except here, it doesn’t bother me, in fact it works. US retail operations only. It is based off your Skill Learning modifier. I was wrong about most of these.


A consolidated rules as written table is available here as well. This makes us one of the longest-running active game companies in the world. In the advanced combat rules, there are some warhammer-esque tables organized by hit-location, indicating other gruesome consequences beyond mere hit point damage that can happen when you get shot. By using this ane, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Reloaded, a Wild West role playing game.

Aces & Eights Roleplaying Game

It has some really useful information and is an amazing source for equipment prices wnd the era of the Shattered Frontier. Showdown covers just the basic character creation and combat rules of wnd game along with a few sample scenarios and a map of the fictional towns of Lazarus and Black Horse. If you rolled less, you check to see where the shot would be on the clock, using a playing card to determine which exact point on the circle your shot ended up.

Players get to act at the moment their initiative roll indicates, and from there declare what they’re doing. But the game is eiguts over-hyped. Kickstarter is not a store. The combat system works on “counts”; when combat starts you begin “counting” each tenth-of-a-second. Any action takes up a certain number sights “counts” from the moment its declared until its actually finished. Created by Kevin Ennis. One thing that I do feel was missing was the fact that there are no “skill packages” or even lists of suggested skills by profession type.


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Shattered Frontier game physical copy Less. Reward no longer available 5 backers. All original material is copyright by its original author except where it conflicts with the above. Its eighgs just right, just as much as it deserves.

The realistically deadly combat supports an overall game system that rewards characters for pursuing professions and gives players the in-game incentives they need eighs do more than follow the outlaw trail. The ever prolific Kevin Ennis has made a single consolidated wound table.

Views Read Edit View history. Some period documents for campaign handouts from a game set in Montana.

That’s what I call realism! Reward no longer available 10 backers. Created by Emanuel Nordrum.

Aces & Eights: Reloaded RPG

It had an alternate history, which is usually the kiss of death. Damage depends on the weapon used, and damage dice are “penetrative”, so that if you rolled maximum damage, you roll again and add. The perfect gift for a gamer that needs to explain an expensive Kickstarter! A very ingenious do-it-yourself wheel to keep track of the current aes in your games.