In the Light of a Setting Sun: Bonanza Edition is a rules-light pen-and-paper adventure role-playing game set loosely in the Wild West (1850–1900) and based on iconic gunfighting genre movies set in that time period. Character sheet by Micah Anderson (@micaholism). Bonanza Edition is an expansion of Saddlebag Edition, released May 2020.
WITHIN THE 44 - PAGE RULEBOOK, YOU'LL FIND:
- Basics of the genre, and a warning against bigotry
- A fast-paced d20 system with three stats
- Randomized names, backgrounds, and loadouts for easy character creation
- Oracles that provide layers of complexity to player characters or NPCs
- A starting scenario and hexcrawl to set you on your path of mayhem!
WHAT $900 USD PAYS FOR:
A print run of the rulebook ($300 USD)
- Paying myself ($600, about $0.10/word)
POTENTIAL STRETCH GOALS:
- $1200: Paying myself more ($900 brings my pay to $0.15/word)
- $1500: Judge's Bible (in development)