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It’s the mid-Nineties. The bosses from the Five Families, as well as the Chicago Outfit, are behind bars. The Commission has gone silent. Routed and leaderless, the Godfathers have lost their grip on Las Vegas. A new breed of Dons has risen from the ashes of a lost war against the Justice Department to rule over Las Vegas. These self-proclaimed bosses work to reclaim what’s been lost to the other crime syndicates and corporations that now own the city.

Rebuilding their empire begins with the cunning and deceitful associates they’ve recruited among the conniving denizens of Sin City and beyond. Under the leadership of caporegimes and soldiers of La Cosa Nostra, they plot heists, eliminate their rivals, and engineer all kinds of ways to gain money and power beneath the watchful eye of the government now wiser to their scoundrel ways.

In Wiseguys: the Savage Guide to Organized Crime, you are part of a Crew looking to show its true mettle by evading the law and robbing giant corporations of their riches. Will your legend and nickname live on for years to come?

In this book you’ll find:

  • 15 new Hindrances

  • 33 new Edges

  • 27 organizations for your Connections Edge

  • Primers on the Drug Cartels, Sicilian Mafia, Russian Bratva, Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs, Triads, and the Yakuza 

  • A Mob Tale generator

  • Two campaign starter scenarios

  • 66 unique personalities and antagonists

  • Over 90 NPC stat blocks

  • And much much more!

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Neil S October 06, 2020 5:03 am UTC
what happened to the POD
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Morne S October 06, 2020 7:33 am UTC
Hi Neil.
We corrected a few small typo's on the pdf and print files but then had to order new proofs when uploading the print file. It takes a bit longer these days with printing and shipping but it should be up on the age again.
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Neil S January 18, 2020 4:27 am UTC
When is Toffs out?
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Morne S January 18, 2020 8:21 am UTC
Hey Neil.
Tuffguys was sent out to the backers yesterday. The pdf will be made live in a day or two. There will also be a POD option, but that will take a few weeks, since we must first wait for test prints.
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Neil S January 14, 2020 11:00 pm UTC
Does this have any info on Law Enforcement?
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Eric L January 15, 2020 11:40 am UTC
Hi Neil,
There are a few pages at the beginning of the book that explains how a criminal should deal with Law Enforcement narrated by a detective character. There is also a sidebar on how to deal with going to jail, and a few important NPCs such as an assistant DA, a corrupt judge, a dirty cop, and an FBI agent. There are also a few stat blocks for Law Enforcement. But there is no detailed crime procedural information, no. Everything is dealt with in a cinematic way.
I hope that helps.
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Gary F January 02, 2020 3:04 pm UTC
Does this game have stuff for Heists (mechanics and such)?
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Eric L January 02, 2020 3:09 pm UTC
Yes! A Setting Rule titled Heists that includes a Heist Generator.
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Ian M December 10, 2019 9:37 am UTC
A great Book useful for many settings
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neil S October 29, 2019 8:31 am UTC
What does Primers on organised crime mean?
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Eric L October 29, 2019 9:53 am UTC
It means a few pages of information on each of those 6 crime syndicates and their place in Las Vegas.
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neil S November 01, 2019 6:31 am UTC
so like a history of each crime syndicate
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Eric L November 01, 2019 9:52 am UTC
Yes, sphere of influence, mode of operation, hierarchy, etc.
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neil S November 01, 2019 12:31 pm UTC
as it relates to vegas or elsewhere
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Morne S November 01, 2019 12:41 pm UTC
Hi Neil. There is a short paragraph about their place in Vegas, but it is mostly generic, to show how the organisations works so you can fit them in your game any way you want.
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