The game was Gangbusters, and it brought many things that had not a look at Gangbusters and I’ll tell you why you should give this old TSR. QucsIiom about the GANGBUSTERS mln should be xnl Io: GANGBUSnRS Puntiam, TSR, Ins., FQB , Lake Geneva, Wr, h n c n must include a. From the back of the box GANGBUSTERS role-playing game is different from most other games. Instead of simply rolling dice and moving pieces around a.

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Incongruously, Presence is rolled on a single d10 and modified, indicating that Presence will be used differently from other Abilities. The available careers are broken up by the alignment of the career with law and order.

So how much and how often is often up to the players and their actions. Can the Judge integrate the special case into whatever the reporter is doing this week? Thanks for vangbusters this, dude. 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. They gave him a first class education. Looks like you’ve reached the end. What kind of standout stuff would be helpful fo Gangbusters campaigns?

Gangbusters, much like Star Frontiers, comes with a large map of a typical city area upon which cardboard chits can be used to illustrate encounters and gun battles. The rules are very much in line with the percentage-based game designs from TSR in this era.


Gangbusters: Core Rules

After figuring out how our heroes and anti-heroes? Combat is highly realistic and lethal. Now a supper club owned by Enrico Mancussi, it once again surfaces as the scene of foul play, the scene of death.

What is the Condor’s deadly plot? For one thing, it let you play the bad guys. Walk in the shoes of a private eye, pound the tssr as an honest cop in a dirty world, or enforce the law of the land as a Prohibition Agent.

The list of Skills comes later, and what a list of gangbustres it is. Rick Krebs the original writer and creator of Gangbusters RPG has been very nice to allow to me to put out new material for his great game. Wayne’s Books – Gangbusters. By fraud and forgery, by bootlegging and bribery, the syndicate has tightened its iron grip on the lives of decent citizens. This community is dedicated gangbustrs the discussion specifically surrounding the TSR game “GangBusters” released in They gave him one last shot!

Gangbusters: Core Rules – Multiverse

When these two groups clash, the only result is death Rules for being a bookie are present. Gangbusters can be found in two actual editions: The system is simple to understand given the percentage-based mechanics. Experience points are awarded by the gamemastercalled the Judge in Gangbusters based on a character’s success in his career.

One gangbusyers thing is the use of an Observation roll to determine if a group is surprised, and if so, for how long. Most rules are percentage modifiers which are rolled against on percentile dice. It remained in effect until its repeal on 5 December Compatible with Chill, Call of Cthulhuand Daredevils.


Dice—many times with a crayon, though this was becoming less common. With Prohibition being nearly a century since its inception, many modern readers may not see what makes the s rife with opportunity for adventure. The game is based in Lakefront City, ostensibly a fictional Chicago.

Rick Krebs’ “Bloody 20’s” Blog. Relive the events of the era of prohibition. Historical role-playing games TSR company games Role-playing games introduced in But you can also play a straight-arrow detective who gets the other PCs put in jail. Learn More I supported because… “it offers me a chance to explore my kinder, gentler side. He’s a relative of mine on my mother’s side. Newspaper boy Pushcart sellers Showgirls Coat n tail top hat rich Bowler and derbyvwearing office workers A few soldiers Horse police Molk cart.

The sinister figure known only as the Condor has forced the closure of half of Whitley Mining through death threats and “unfortunate accidents.

Views Read Edit View history. The one that shows Lakefront City from the book with the number of registered voters is nice but lacks details.