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Sidewinder Recoiled for Savage Worlds Jumpstart: Sole SurvivorClick to magnify

Sidewinder Recoiled for Savage Worlds Jumpstart: Sole Survivor


FREE Jumpstart Adventure for Sidewinder Recoiled for Savage Worlds

It’s 1877, and you’ve arrived in the ghost town of La Paz in the Arizona Territory. You accepted an invitation to join an exclusive competition with some of the fastest and deadliest gunfighters on the frontier.

Sole Survivor is a Jumpstart adventure for the upcoming release of Sidewinder Recoiled for Savage Worlds -- a traditional Western role-playing game currently in development and set in the 19th century on the American frontier. We call it Savage Sidewinder for short.

Sole Survivor is a tourney of one-against-one Showdowns—one of Savage Sidewinder’s Setting Rules. This FREE Jumpstart PDF features eight pre-generated Wild Card characters built with nine of the core book's twenty archetypes—for a preview of 23 of the 100 Renowned Edges slated for the core Savage Sidewinder book. The Sole Survivor Tournament is designed to whet your appetite for some Western role-playing while giving you a taste of the full game's Setting Rules and flavor.

DHR is an Ace licensee publisher for Savage Worlds. 

The PDF is 47 pages with:

  • Introduction to Sidewinder Recoiled for Savage Worlds with notes about the game's historical setting.
  • Character Design summary and example for designing a Western hero just like your favorites from movies, TV, or novels.
  • New Edges from Savage Sidewinder, including a few Background and Professional examples, plus 23 of the 100 new Renowned Edges.
  • Eight Veteran Rank Renowned character cards for the players to use in the Sole Survivor tourney.
  • Eight Novice Extra character cards (aka "pistol fodder") for the Judge (GM) to use in the first-round of the Tournament brackets.   
  • Tournament Setting Rules and three example Tournament brackets for playing with a convention-style time limit or a two-to-three session extended tourney.
  • Tournament Showdown Example, custom tables such Old West slang, optional rules, and more.

Sole Survivor Renowned Character examples

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David S January 26, 2024 2:52 am UTC
Clean, clear layout as expected from Karl Keesler. Nice, simple art with Edges and other critical information boxed alongside the character archetypes for ease-of-reference. I can't wait to get into some tournaments. Ready for the full book! Great work. :)
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Karl K January 26, 2024 3:49 pm UTC
Thank you so much! We wanted to not only update the old d20 Sidewinder: Recoiled to the new Savage Worlds rules but also update the look. So glad you like it.
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