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 will run approximately 48 pages. These are two very important attributes, which do what they sound like measure how respected you are, and how famous you arebut beyond that they also serve to do a variety of other things.

Your performance in combat is modified by how many gunfights you’ve been in before. WesternAlternate anv. Except here, it doesn’t bother me, in fact it works.

Aces & Eights: Reloaded, a Wild West role playing game by Kenzer and Company — Kickstarter

The names on the buildings are different as well. In the rp appendix p. A collection of Western weapons with manufacturing dates and vital statistics. People doing things that take less time will be acting before you. Its full of public-domain drawings, paintings and photographs of the wild adn, many of them from that era or slightly after. Further, you and your gaming group up to 6 adults total are invited to stay at the KenzerCo gaming house in Indianapolis Indiana during GenCon The rules for bar brawls and criminal trials, on the other hand, were pretty complicated and took some time to savvy.

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Aces & Eights: Reloaded RPG

Created by Emanuel Nordrum. Views Read Edit View history. It has some really useful information and is an amazing source for equipment prices in the era of the Shattered Frontier.

Kenzer, Jennifer; Shideler, Bev. Of xces, the last pages are appendices. The premium version of the book, described as ‘leathered’ or ‘leather-bound’ is actually a synthetic leathery material, similar or the same as the 1st edition books had. All original material is copyright by its original author except where it conflicts with the above. It is based off your Skill Learning modifier.

A good, old fashioned, set of random tables to determine how much cash a given person is carrying. It should be all anyone should need to know that its a game you want to get if you have the slightest interest whatsoever in western genre RPGs.

The book is pages long. Ships to Anywhere in ane world.

Aces & Eights Roleplaying Game

There are way more flaws than “talents” featsand the flaws are all very cool and lend instant uniqueness to your character. 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. What it does have is a system that really works well.

It had an alternate history, which is usually the kiss of death. We’ll keep everyone updated as we adjust deadlines we may even pull some in as we’re giving ourselves some extra runwayand we promise to be as transparent as we can be at every step. Stuff that’s interesting for an historian to read I don’t know how anyone else would deal with itbut that really doesn’t add much to the table as far as the playing of the game is concerned.


Aces & Eights: Shattered Frontier

Shattered Frontier game physical copy Less. Publishing quality RPGs is a challenging business, but we know how to finish books and see them to print — we’ve done it hundreds of times. Deal me in, Mr. Again, theres nothing necessary about this section, you can use it if you think its going to be important to your game, but if you don’t want the added complexity, just leave it out.

The authors could have dedicated these 35 pages to a quick overview of the various nations and details about the practicalities of living in this wild west setting on a day-to-day basis, but instead they filled it with high-falutin’ history-text stuff detailing presidential politics, wars, detailed political dealings, etc. In other words, you’ll receive a “one of Created by Kevin Ennis.