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Western Hero 6th edition

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I have completed and sent Western Hero to Hero Games to look over and build a cover for.  Its a complete book with all you need to build characters and play the game (minus powers and modifiers etc, as not applicable in a heroic game) with a full campaign setting adapted from the original Western Hero 4th edition, plus tons of adventure ideas, campaign tips, background, maps, etc.

 

Also, I have uploaded a file of The Greatest Guns Who Never Were, a file containing almost 50 fictional characters of western and western-inspired background from books, comics, movies, television, and radio, from Hopalong Cassidy to Mal Reynolds and all points in between.  Its free in the Downloads section and includes full Hero Designer write ups as well as a pdf containing them all and some notes on how they were made.

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Some of you may be wondering how a lever gun might stack up against more modern weapons. Karl from InRange competed in Desert Brutality 2020 using the, "New West" combination of a Winchester lever gun (replica) and M1911 pistol. (He also cosplayed the era.)

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Mind you, a lever gun is a modern weapon. Tons of quality lever guns are made and sold today, some among the most powerful guns commercially available. Mostly for hunting, or self/home defense, of course. Not the optimum combat rifle. But a quality lever action is, generally speaking, more dependable than the semi- or full-autos.

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I'm working on an adventure module that will hit the shelves about the same time as Western Hero.  There's a full campaign and two adventures plus tons of scenario ideas in the WH book, but I wanted to have something extra for people to run as well.  Its long been my position that products suffer for lack of support; its not enough to just have rules out there.

 

This one is a "town taming" scenario where the PCs are hired on to try to deal with a town gone wild, but there's a lot more going on under the surface and a valley area they can continue to do adventures in after the job is done if they wish.

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On 3/4/2020 at 2:27 PM, Christopher R Taylor said:

Also, I have uploaded a file of The Greatest Guns Who Never Were

 

First, thank you for pumping out all of this great content.

 

Second, your write-up of Brisco Country Jr. does not give him any levels at all with his weapons and he was doing crazy stuff like shooting down the barrel of an opponents gun.

 

 

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