The GANGBUSTERS game is a role-playing game, an advanced form of “make believe.” In a typical game, two to eight players will be seated around a large. When TSR broke up, the rights to Gangbusters remained with Rick Krebs. So as always when playing a RPG everything is up to the players. Guest Writer: Jeffrey Webb. It was and the Golden Age of the Boxed Set. If you were there, it’s just how an RPG should arrive—lest it be.

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While Gangbusgers do like the way it looks its missing some life. This is where the two versions of Gangbusters vary greatly. Add a copy to your collection. In addition to the rule book, the boxed set contains counters, maps of Lakefront City, and a module, Mad Dog Johnny Drake, which includes pre-generated characters. That way I can add the newer cities and towns plus my own at some point. The game was Gangbusters, and it brought many things that had not yet been tried.

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Gangbusters: Core Rules

Compatible with Chill, Call of Cthulhuand Daredevils. Gangbusters uses a percentile-based mechanic for most task resolutions. Unable to load more. Okumarts Games David Okum: He was at least a Hood Looks like you’ve reached the end. The gangbusters group on mewe.

On one hand, this keeps that sort of bookkeeping easy. It was incorrectly labeled as 3rd Edition. By fraud and forgery, gangbusyers bootlegging and bribery, the syndicate has tightened its iron grip on the lives of decent citizens. This kicks into higher gear for the crime careers. Two editions of the game were published. Wizards of the Coast. Boxed sets in pristine condition will include a pair of sided dice.


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I can be found here www. Reporters gain XP by scooping the competition, that is, getting a story out before any other news outlet, and also for giving information that leads to the arrest and conviction of criminals and politicians.

Gangbusters: Core Rules – Multiverse

Characters are named at this point, then all of these Abilities, gangbusterrs, and other information are explained along with some of the mechanics that use them.

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This is the age of gangsters, Prohibition, and the Model T. The 3 rd Edition book was printed with the Lakefront City map attached inside the gangbsters cover, but copies with this map intact are becoming more difficult to find.

This is a novel opportunity that only a few games capture, but it is potentially a very difficult proposition for the Judge.

Gangbusters (role-playing game) – Wikipedia

For the first few games, the party should all be able to get along with one another to make things easier on both the players and GM, but the idea of a competitive campaign is certainly an interesting one, if the logistics can be managed. Want to be a fence? The available careers are broken up by the alignment of the career with law and order. Leveling has several possible effects — increase in Ability Scoresincrease in skillspurchase of new skillspicking up the special benefits each career has listed in its description, and more.

Gangster contains a 50 page rulebook, a 16 page patrol guidebook packed with background material, a cardstock character sheet, and a cardstock reference sheet. Most rules are percentage modifiers which are rolled against on percentile dice.

For a review of the mini-campaign and Lakefront City information, please see the review of GB1: When he was grown, the sultry Betty Wilson decided he’d make a great husband. The player of that character then rolls percentile dice to determine if the character succeeded. Material has been separated for use by the players and the judges, ganghusters source material has been added for you to find more background information for your games.


Inside each boxed set was usually one or two saddle-stapled books of 32 or 64 pages. Newspaper Reporters are the other type of Private Profession. What does this have to do with the legend of the lost gold mine or the mysterious pale men seen late at night?

Background info is given on being ganbbusters specialist—like a safe cracker or cat burglar. Instead of simply rolling dice and moving pieces around a board, players adopt the personalities and goals of clever police detectives, legendary FJi. Modern readers might not be aware that FBI agents could not actually make arrests untilthat the Browning Automatic Rifle was commonly in use by Law Enforcement, or that crime labs were almost unheard of until the establishment of the FBI headquarters lab.

Skill descriptions follow, with examples on how they would be used by PCs.

A role-playing game covering syndicates, police, federal agencies, criminal activities, police technology, criminal skills, weapons of all sorts, police techniques, profitability of crimes, corruption of officials, terrorists, police special units, hostage situations, laws, forensic sciences, the F. How about running the fpg racket in your neighborhood?