Anti-Hero points: a mechanic for Spaghetti Western games

I've been playing around with submitting an article to the Cepheus Journal about running Spaghetti Western-inspired adventures in Cepheus Engine games, specifically Independence Game's Rider. Here's one of the ideas I've been considering. Note that none of this has been playtested in any way. Anti-Hero Points It was common in many Italian westerns for the … Continue reading Anti-Hero points: a mechanic for Spaghetti Western games

Noir Hack: The Straight Dope – House Rule (with new character sheet)

For my one-shot of the Noir Hack, I created a new house rule called the Straight Dope. It's based on the Flashlight/Smokes idea from the Cthulhu Hack. The idea is to model the social connections a character might have for particular institutions, that they could use to get information or make things happen. Each community … Continue reading Noir Hack: The Straight Dope – House Rule (with new character sheet)