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Ron Fortier's Cape Noire RPG

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Based on the ongoing series of books and comic books written by Ron Fortier.

Ron Fortier's Cape Noire RPG, set in the fictional world of Ron Fortier's Cape Noire --  a crime-ridden city on the west coast in the 1930s -- a place filled with dark secrets and supernatural dangers. Crime, magic and out-of-control science come together to challenge the most intrepid heroes. These heroes, called Reckoners were regular people who became enlightened as to the extent of the evil in their venerable city. The very definition of "hero" is pushed to its limits as the players decide how far they will take the war on corruption, crime, and evil magic, without becoming what they struggle against, while not inviting the wrath of Brother Bones -- Cape Noire's unblinking Champion of Consequences.

  • The complete updated game rules are included  (Game Mechanic is B3+). You won't have to reach for additional books to run this game.
  • Character Background Generator: Creates backstories for characters that use events and characters from Ron Fortier's fictional world.
  • 12 Archetypes: Adjudicator, Disavowed, Forgotten, Glorified, Haunted, Illuminated, Oathbound, Reborn, Redeemed, Tarnished, Untried, and Visionary. What role will you choose? To what ends will you go to achieve your destiny?
  • New: Recall and Muscle Memory Rules: This allows you to build special maneuvers you can pull off based on your experience and past dice rolls.
  • Stinking Black Alley: A Random Alley Detail generator to aid you in creating atmosphere.
  • Saints and Sinners: A gallery of heroic and villainous characters taken directly from Ron Fortier's fiction.
  • Two, six-sided dice and one method for resolving ability use.
  • Included is the introductory adventure, Fog of Terror, written by Drew Meyer and T. Glenn Bane.
  • 161 Story Hooks keeps the stories fresh. You will never run short of adventure ideas as you follow different story seeds.

Also includes a story guide and complete reference to all of the characters in Ron Fortier's Brother Bones characters, including which stories they originally appear.

Smaller Rules Equals Bigger Gaming!

Ron Fortier's Cape Noire RPG is based on the fictional world and stories of Ron Fortier. This project was funded by Kickstarter. As always, our thanks go out to our backers, who through their ongoing generosity makes this all possible.

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Frank H December 24, 2018 5:41 pm UTC
I would really like to get a print copy of this. Is there or isn't there going to be a PoD available? If not, are you going to sell print copies on your website?
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Patrick S December 20, 2018 11:44 am UTC
I'm intrigued (by Rotwang as well), but apparently the WWHO Backers still don't have all of their stuff. Not even Updates, for monthsnow .
So this is a no go.
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Timothy B July 09, 2018 7:18 pm UTC
We are still preparing an online tutorial for B3+, Bare Bones Beyond-with added crunch.
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Brian C June 25, 2018 4:17 pm UTC
Hi - is there someplace online to learn about the 'B3' system that powers this game? I like pulp and horror but want to learn more about this game system. Can anyone recommend a good site/review/sample etc. to learn about it? Thank you.
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Timothy B July 06, 2018 11:30 am UTC
Brian, I am preparing some tutorial and demos online. Will make some announcements when they are ready, I will upload them to the page here, as well.
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michael K July 06, 2018 5:28 pm UTC
Looking forward to this. More examples etc. always welcome. Also does Scaldcrow Games have anything like a central forum?
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Charles D June 13, 2018 1:42 am UTC
Bummer. I saw the free map on the front page and came here. Your RPGs look great. But I looked at your kickstarter and your current open one with no update going on a year now. I can't pay you money when you owe over 40 people either product or almost $2000.
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Timothy B June 13, 2018 7:08 am UTC
The backers have already received the PDF and their printed book is being printed as we speak. Of course the link you are showing is to Wild West Horse Opera, which is not the book being sold here. We made sure to send the backers their PDF links a full two months before we put the PDF up for sale here. Wild West Horse Opera is in line behind this product, which means WWHO is now in full production. I hope this helps to satisfy your concerns. If you want to wait for WWHO, later this year before making this purchase, we understand.
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Timothy B June 06, 2018 6:24 am UTC
Hello everyone. Once you make a purchase with us, you will automatically receive discount coupons for future NEW releases. Those coupons are sent out by mailer to everyone in the Scaldcrow family, also called Crow Crew.
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Timothy B June 06, 2018 6:26 am UTC
Addendum: Purchases do not include FREE products.
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Jeff W June 06, 2018 12:22 am UTC
If I buy the PDF now will the price be lower on the Print version? Or should I simply wait until the Print is available and take advantage of a Print+PDF combo? Also, where can I find out more about the B3+ mechanics?
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Timothy B June 06, 2018 6:20 am UTC
The print version is going out to the kickstarter backers. Unfortunately, the cost of the print version is higher than I am comfortable with. You are safe to go ahead and purchase the PDF.
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Stacie W July 11, 2018 9:22 pm UTC
So will there be a PoD version at a later date?
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Gerald K June 04, 2018 3:42 pm UTC
When the print version becomes available, will it include the Cape Noir city map that was previewed in the Kickstarter?
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Timothy B June 05, 2018 7:06 am UTC
Yes. It certainly will.
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Timothy B June 05, 2018 1:39 pm UTC
A PDF version of the map will be made available here for free.
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Timothy B June 05, 2018 5:34 pm UTC
The PDF of the map is on our inventory under "Cape Noire Wall Poster."
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Gerald K June 06, 2018 10:55 pm UTC
Thank you for the relpy. I've downloaded it. Looks great!
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Kevin M September 02, 2018 1:08 am UTC
Really would like a POD version of this, not worried about the cost I would by that and the pdf combo
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