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Pre-order. Available Dec 27 2022
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Description

A roleplaying game of mystery and hardboiled action in a city that never sleeps.

I woke with a start, my mouth tasting like an old glove and my head pounding from the events of the previous evening, though I wasn't sure if it was the beating from Benny's boys or the half bottle of drugstore whiskey that had done the most damage. I lifted my eyelids like stubborn blinds to find my gaze fall on a dame with a hundred-dollar purse in one hand and a cheap bean-shooter in the other. I groaned and cursed myself for ever getting involved in this mess…

In Hard City, character creation is swift and simple, generating competent yet flawed individuals and focusing on what sets them apart as they walk the fine line between right and wrong. Fast action resolution places the emphasis on the momentum of the plot, while the sandbox setting provides evocative hooks for adventures – fight crooks, rescue the innocent, thwart blackmail plots (or start them!), or uncover corruption in the Mayor's office.

Stalk the mean streets of a world filled with two-bit thugs, hard-nosed gumshoes, intrepid reporters, gangsters, and femme fatales, all doing what they must to survive in the concrete jungle. With trouble around every corner, a secret on every lip, and a gun in every pocket, danger is never far away in the hard city.

Product details

Published Dec 27 2022
Format Hardback
Edition 1st
Extent 160
ISBN 9781472849526
Imprint Osprey Games
Dimensions 9 x 6 inches
Series Osprey Roleplaying
Short code RPG
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Author

Nathan Russell

Nathan Russell is a teacher, writer, father, and m…

Illustrator

Luis F. Sanz

Luis F. Sanz was born in Villafranca del Bierzo, S…

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