Shoot N' Skedaddle

Rules for skirmish wargaming in the American Old West.

DISCLAIMER: Shoot N’ Skedaddle is a rule set for miniature wargaming. As such it requires that players provide many of their own materials. Gamers will need the following:

1) Suitable miniatures and terrain.
2) Multiple dice of the following types: D6, D8, D12 and D20.
3) Two matching decks of poker cards.
4) A couple of measuring sticks or tape measures.
5) A CD or DVD for use as a blast template.
6) A suitable gaming surface (recommended at least 4’x4’)
7) Tokens/chits/counters for marking certain game conditions.

SHOOT N' SKEDADDLE
Shoot N’ Skedaddle (SnS) is a rule set for skirmish wargaming set in the American Old West, from the mid-1800’s through the early 1900’s. The rule set was developed using 25/28mm miniatures but can be used with any scale as long as players adjust the ranges as needed. The rule set is available as a free download below. Note that the rule set is in its final testing, so check back for updates as needed – editions will be posted with the date (month/year) when updated.

PLAYERS
SnS is suitable for two or more players, but may be played solo as well. Solo suitability is high.

SIZE OF GAME
SnS is recommended for 4-10 miniatures per player, with most games averaging 6-7 figures per player.

CAMPAIGN PLAY
SnS does feature a campaign system allowing the development of a posse or gang through numerous engagements. (In progress)

CARD DECKS
SnS requires four special decks of cards for gameplay: Lawmen Special, Outlaw Special, Characters, and Weapons. These are provided in both boxed and unboxed versions (savin’ ye a bit o’ cash iffin’ ya don’t want no pesky bawx!).

CONVENTIONS
Shoot N’ Skedaddle has been featured at the following conventions:

Southern Front/Spring Fever, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Siege of Augusta, Augusta, Georgia.
GnomeCon, Savannah, Georgia.
Fall In!, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Legends of the Fall, Illinois.
ReaperCon, Texas.

INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS
Shoot N’ Skedaddle has been purchased in various countries around the world. For an expedient international option please consider the PDF version of SnS.

Components

Tarot DeckTarot Deck (1 deck of 40 cards)
Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 71 cards)
Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 1 cards)
Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 36 cards)
Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 36 cards)

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Accolades

Action Shots

Requirements

time90-120
players1-6
age12+

Cool Factors

  • 32 unique character classes.
  • 18 different historical weapons.
  • Random turn activation and posse/gang creation.


Vitals

DesignerTurnStyle Games
Average Rating (0)
Publish DateAugust 02, 2016
Edition2nd
TypeGame
GenreWar
ThemeWestern
SettingAmerican Old West
AudienceWar Gamer
Primary MechanicDice Rolling
If You LikeWarhammer
More InfoShoot N' Skedaddle web site

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