While the Mortars & Miniguns series used the 5th edition rules via the open game license, The Frontier has its own custom system. Initially, I toyed with the idea of using 5th edition, but it would be too much work to get it to do what I wanted. A custom system means that the game is streamlined and focused on its core elements (high action and a lot of loot!). Continue reading
After a loooong hiatus, One Dwarf Army returns with an exciting new project. Following the successful run of the Zane’s Guides series, I have taken all the info and knowledge presented in those supplements and evolved it to the next logical step: a complete roleplaying game.
Called The Frontier, the new game is inspired by sci-fi action RPGs, like Borderlands or Destiny. Think of alien worlds, dangerous creatures and of course a wide variety of weapons to dispatch them with, and you’ll have a pretty good picture of what The Frontier is about. Continue reading
The latest Zane’s Guide is now available on DriveThruRPG and is certain to make a blasting impression! After dealing with pistols, rifles, shotguns and machine guns, Zane now focuses on grenades, rockets and other explosive weapons. Contains the most destructive armaments yet seen in Zane’s Guides! If you can’t take my word for it, check out the following sample:
The weather report for today is cloudy with a chance of meteor strikes. This fantastic device hovers over the target area and shoots fireballs at your command. And it is fully reusable. What more can you ask for? Continue reading
The latest Zane’s Guide is now available at DriveThruRPG! Zane’s Guide to Machine Guns is the perfect way to introduce automatic firearms to your Fifth Edition Games, and features a variety of weapons, from small submachine guns to enormous heavy machine guns and miniguns. 20 innovative magical weapons as well as new character options round up this sourcebook that will surely make any gunman character salivate.
Work on the next instalment of Zane’s Guides is progressing, and this time machine guns get the full Zane treatment! Here’s a little teaser on what you can expect from the full guide:
Heavy machine gun, very rare
The Fearless Guardian has a +1 bonus to attack and damage rolls. Continue reading
The next instalment of Zane’s Guides is now available at DriveThruRPG. Dealing with the ever-popular shotgun, probably the weapon of choice for zombie outbreaks and goblin infestations, it is full of goodies like 6 basic models, 20 magical shotguns and new character options, including a primal path for the barbarian class. No serious shotgunner should be left without a copy!
“Bolt actions are louder than words.”
The second instalment to the Mortars & Miniguns series is the perfect way to introduce rifles to your Fifth Edition games. From accurate bolt-action sniper rifles to autofire-capable assault rifles, the Guide to Rifles has something for every taste. Continue reading
Work in the new Zane’s Guide, which will deal with assault and sniper rifles, is progressing and I hope to have the sourcebook ready some time next week. In the meantime, here is a little teaser:
Zeta Fantastic Mark One
Assault rifle, very rare
The Zeta Fantastic Mark One has a +1 bonus to attack and damage rolls. It has 6 charges and regains 1d6 used charges daily at dawn. Continue reading
All the open game content from Zane’s Guide to Pistols, including the firearms rules and all the classic guns (but without Zane’s particular commentary), can be downloaded here. Enjoy!
Zane’s Guide to Pistols is the definitive sourcebook for introducing modern and magical pistols to your Fifth Edition games. Whether you plan to run a modern-era game, a techno-fantasy campaign or just need to introduce a few alien relics from an advanced, forgotten civilisation, this book has you covered. Assembled by the eccentric but nevertheless brilliant dwarf explorer and gun aficionado Zane Ironheart, the Guide to Pistols features: Continue reading