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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Looking around, you see a window off the fire escape. Earning experience points increases a character’s level which is an indicator of social status gangbustees the game settingand allows the character’s player to improve the character’s abilities and purchase new skills.

Want to run a speakeasy? Sell us your stuff? TSR mislabeled the revised edition as 3rd. Unable to load more. It is not covered here since the original boxed set did not contain this information.


Gangbusters Gangbusters 3rd Edition cover. But now gangbusterw Senate Subcommittee is in town and a showdown is in the works This is the age of gangsters, Prohibition, and the Model T. What does this have to do with the legend of the lost gold mine or the mysterious pale men seen late at night?

A good leap could save you, but one slip would throw you right into the mob’s hands. How long can the PI pursue their special case while the rest of tangbusters players sit and wait? The default location for Gangbusters campaigns is Lakefront Citya fictional metropolis located in an unspecified state on the western shore of Lake Michiganprobably Chicago.

The rules are basically unchanged. They always felt he was a Robin Hood. Relive the events of the era of prohibition.

Political corruption is also a recurring theme. I’m planning a few Pulp era sets.

Gangbusters: Core Rules – Multiverse

The first edition of the game was ganbusters in Material has been separated for use by the players and the judges, and source material has been added for you to find more background information for your games. Rick Krebs’ “Bloody 20’s” Blog.


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Gangbusters: Core Rules

When he had married, his father decided he’d make a great heir. When these two groups clash, the only result is death An emphasis is placed on the violent growth of organized crime during Prohibition.

Please note, there was never a 2nd edition of this product. Except for minor edits, the 3rd Edition Gangbusters game mechanics are indistinguishable from those of the original edition. I figure with a little update to the rules it’d make a great Gangbusters Campaign.

When he was born, his wealthy parents decided he’d make a great son.