“The year is 1911. The American Wild West and the era of the cowboy is coming to an end, but it ain’t over yet! Strap on your gunbelt, and gather your posse theres still some work to be done!”
“You step from the cool shade of the Gold Dust Saloon into the midday heat of Promise City. Loosening your Colt in its bolster, you look down Main Street and spot the leather and denim-clad stranger who called you out. Citizens of the town scramble for cover as they sense the forthcoming battle. The outlaw doesn’t look fast enough to match your draw, but… wait! Your keen eyes catch the unmistakable glint of the sun against gun metal from the roof of the dance hall – the yellow coward has a buddy who’s going to shoot you in the back! What will you do? Think fast, or you’ll be the next resident of… BOOT HILL!
BOOT HILL is the game of role-playing in the Wild West of history and legend. Each player adopts the persona of their character, becoming a shiftless outlaw robbing banks and stages, a renegade half-breed leading Indians on the warpath, straight-shooting sheriff determined to clean up the town, and so on.
I was inspired by RockStar Games new videogame, Red Dead Redemption, to craft this BOOT HILL campaign that merges the West of movies, television, and literature with reality to form the locale for endless hours of adventure and fun. Move ‘em out…