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Gangbusters B/X the Roleplaying Game is set during the Roaring Twenties and Dirty Thirties. It has all the usual trappings of the period: Prohibition, mob bosses, Tommy gun-toting thugs, speakeasies, big hats, big cars, big personalities, swanky gin joints, illicit booze and crooked people out to make a quick dime, and more, but what the game is about is rather simple. It is at its core just a good old fashion game of Cops and Robbers. This is because it is set during a time when America produced some of its most notorious and legendary figures.  John Dillinger, ‘Scarface’ Al Capone, ‘Pretty Boy’ Floyd, ‘Baby Face’ Nelson, ‘Ma’ Barker, Bonnie & Clyde, Eliot Ness and the ‘Untouchables’, J. Edgar Hoover, Sam Spade, Philip Marlowe, and a host of others.   Whether you join the in the crusade to stamp out lawlessness or join in on the crime spree that is gripping America is up to you.

Based on the Original Gangbusters from the ’80s created by Rick Krebs this edition is adapted to use the B/X game engine.  But instead of exploring musty dungeons, characters in Gangbusters investigate crime, run speakeasies, rob banks, expose corruption, capture murders or try to get away with it all.

Now you can relive the adventures and exploits of these daring men and women with GANGBUSTERS™ 1920s role-playing adventure game.

 
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Walter O November 10, 2019 9:12 pm UTC
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Definitely can tell this is a labor of love and it shows in the book. Glad Mark has updated a classic game for today’s newer gamers. 5 stars ⭐️ out of 5.
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Ryan W November 07, 2019 5:18 pm UTC
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Hmm, for some reason I can add a discussion but it won't let me add a review, even though I purchased this product
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Brandon G November 07, 2019 5:31 pm UTC
Are you a publisher?
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Tony M November 04, 2019 9:06 am UTC
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Hi Mark, someone else has probably mentioned this already, but just in case they haven't, the page numbering repeats GB3 twice and has no GB4, just noticed when I started to skim the pdf.
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Mark H November 04, 2019 12:55 pm UTC
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Thank you, for your sharp eye! we will correct that!
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Eugene S November 02, 2019 8:31 pm UTC
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Another question, I just found the "Beginners Rules" in my files. is this different from that?
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Mark H November 02, 2019 8:43 pm UTC
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Those are related to the Original Game and refer people to that system. This is a complete Standalone game that will receive more support and adventurers published.
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Franklin H November 12, 2019 2:13 am UTC
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Glad to hear it, there are several directions modules could go that would be unconventional.

Mounties trying to interdict (or facilitate) the Purple Gang's "Navy" come to mind.

Wonderful and underserviced era.
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Eugene S November 02, 2019 12:41 am UTC
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If you buy the pdf and then buy the print, do you get a discount?
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Mark H November 02, 2019 6:58 am UTC
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I am not sure, I would hope so. That may be a question for DTRPG. I have it set if you buy the softcover you get the pdf. I can check it that is an option if so I will click it .
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Scott W November 01, 2019 8:31 pm UTC
Hi! Are there any plans to release a B/X version of TSR’s old Top Secret RPG? Thanks!
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Mark H November 01, 2019 9:29 pm UTC
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I do not own the rights to do so. I may be able to do a spy game in that format but it will not be a TS branded one.
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Jeff R November 02, 2019 9:48 pm UTC
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yes there is the guy that wrote the OG KS'ed a new edition it should be on here the comp is TSR
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Ed S November 01, 2019 12:09 pm UTC
Since the cover reads "Basic Rules" and you say this is for use with the B/X set, is there an "Expert Rules" book of your revised Gangbusters or does this book cover both the of the B/X books?
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Mark H November 01, 2019 1:03 pm UTC
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First, I would like to say thank your question. There will also be an Expert book. The expected publication is within 3 months.
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Ed S November 04, 2019 9:47 pm UTC
Thank You.... I am planning on purchasing this, but would want to purchase both at the same time. I am a huge fan of the B/X system... Any chance of releasing both together for a reduced price? (just curious is all)
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Mark H November 07, 2019 9:02 pm UTC
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I am sure eventually there will be a combo deal. But that will be months away.
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64
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978 0 359 98699 6
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