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Frontier is a campaign setting for the D&D 5th Edition rule system, set in the Old GunfighterAmerican West! The recently-revamped supplement includes:
  • 7 Human Cultures
  • 7 Classes
  • 9 New Backgrounds
  • New Skills
  • New Feats
  • Old West Weapons & Armor
  • An American Frontier Bestiary
Other new mechanics include rules for drinking, gambling, literacy, mass combat, and more.

Special Thanks to Robert Thomson, co-founder of 4Winds Fantasy Gaming, for the input and suggestions on expanded materials!
"Frontier" is compliant with the Open-Game License (OGL) rules set by D&D license owners Wizards of the Coast, llc.



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September 09, 2019 10:40 pm UTC
Wow, so what intrigued me were the cultures. And for the record, stop letting the @#% PC crowd make decisions for you. As long as the cultures were not blatantly offensive (such as saying Irish are drunkards, or called African-Americans an N word, etc.) then take it for what it is ... fantasy. We all know cultural stereotypes fall apart when you speak to individuals ... whom are as varied as the stars. But in a *GAME* it's kinda fun to do these.

This is why historical games are so hard to run - everyone has an axe to grind. My table rule is this - do not direct racial/ethnic slurs at any player or character. Those playing a non-White in a Western town will face some stigma - just let die modifiers handle it. Simple. Besides, a lot of conflict comes between Southerners and Northerners and those make for good stories. More fun is when they work together, both determined to leave the horrors of the war behind. But really, there are enough foes without make the @#$ game a sociology experiment. My college...See more
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Thomas S April 18, 2018 1:37 am UTC
Where can you find the Commander‘s maneuvers? Also does the hunter’s ambush do d6 or d8? If d8, How does it increase?
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Jay L January 05, 2018 2:37 pm UTC
This looks really good any chance of a PoD soon?
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Robert I June 19, 2017 2:19 pm UTC
I initiated the purchase from your website where it lists that the PDF includes 6 cultures. I failed to notice that you noted on here that they have been removed. Any chance you could send that portion to purchasers who want it?
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BTD P June 19, 2017 4:48 pm UTC
Hello Robert! Thank you for your purchase. I can absolutely send you a copy of the former version of this product, which includes the 6 Cultures. Unfortunately I can't seem to find a way to send it through this website, but if you email me at with your date and approximate time of purchase, I will be happy to send you the PDF directly. Thanks again.
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Hayden M January 12, 2019 4:58 am UTC
Hey does the bundle for frontier come with the 2.0 print or the cultures print? I know its a little sensitive, but I'm genuinely intrigued by doing such a bold method of Character creation, even if a bit racially controversial
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BTD P January 12, 2019 1:51 pm UTC
Hello! The Bundle comes with the 2.0 print. I have recently added the Cultures Edition as a separate title due to a high volume of interest. For anyone who orders a 2.0 book or bundle, I will provide a free Cultures Edition copy on request.
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Nina B April 21, 2016 9:30 pm UTC
Hmm, Why is there no American culture available? By the time depicted by this game America had been settled by Europeans for about 300+ years The British who made up the bulk of the people of the united states had long before developed their own culture vastly different from their ancestor's British origin. By not including a unique American Culture as an option you can't really make a truly western character. as is i would not recommend this game.
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BTD P May 18, 2016 12:55 pm UTC
Hello, Nina. Thank you for your purchase and question! Americans do actually have a culture in this book, on Page 7 (also the last page of the preview). Americans are listed as a subculture of Europeans, because they were in fact culturally descended from them. Essentially they can be considered European-Americans. I hope this helps clarify, and that you otherwise enjoy the book!
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