DESIGNED FOR WESTERN ACTION AND ADVENTURE WITHOUT BREAKING YOUR BUDGET!
It's an age of cowboys, rustlers, gamblers, and lawmen. The town's assembling a posse to hunt down your gang like the dogs you are. Coyote Trail includes rules to create a variety of Wild West personalities, simple rules for fights and chases, ready-to-play adventures, story ideas, reference sheets, and numerous character, horse, and wagon templates.
Coyote Trail is a roleplaying game designed to be both easy to learn and fast-paced. The versatile genreDiversion i 2d6 rules make it perfect for one-shot games, extended play, or as a framework for your own ideas. Plus you can combine it with our Active Exploits Diceless System for diceless Wild West adventure. genreDiversion i games can also be combined to expand gaming options--mix and match custom rules and features from one game with another.
In short, Coyote Trail is fast, ready-to-use, and adaptable. You don't have to learn a complicated system, refer to scores of tables, or spend all day creating characters. The basic rules require very little study, and the advanced rules are not much more difficult to pick up. You can either create custom characters for the game or dive right in with any of the included templates. The game is designed to be light; it has a small footprint and extremely low price tag - it's not overloaded with tons of rules or an excess of information you just won't need. It's meant to get you running quickly so you can have a good time.
The setting is very open, taking place anywhere you choose in the America West circa 1870. Travel the dusty trails from boomtowns to native villages. Rustle cattle, rob banks, and terrorize towns. Of course, if law and justice is your thing, take on the role of sheriffs to protect towns, and drive off bandits and Indians. Then again, you could just gamble all your money away. The included adventures immerse you into the heart of the West so even if you don't want to the run them, you've still got a lot of inspiration to help flavor your setting or inspire ideas. The rules are also flexible enough to handle your own vision of the West or that of your favorite Western movie, television program, or novel.