CAPERS Preview Edition Available!

Capers Nerdburger 2017

Heads up, Macs and Janes. The CAPERS Preview Edition is available at DriveThruRPG.com. $4 PDF. $10 softcover. Grab a copy, throw on your fanciest duds, and take a stiff shot of hooch cuz CAPERS is the bee’s knees.

Capers Nerdburger 2017CAPERS is a super-powered game of 1920s gangsters. Players portray gangsters and bootleggers looking to make their fortunes in illegal alcohol, gambling, prostitution, and racketeering. And they have superpowers. But so do the feds. It’s the Jazz Age with Tommy guns and eye beams!

http://drivethrurpg.com/product/221668/CAPERS-Preview-Edition&affiliate_id=362474

This 44-page preview edition of CAPERS gives you everything you need to give the game a whirl. Full rules, some setting info, a smattering of powers, an introductory adventure, and some pre-generated characters. This version features simple layout and b/w artwork. The final version of the game will be much fancier and 150+ pages of full color super-powered gangster fun.

The game uses playing cards rather than dice as the randomizing element. Each player has their own deck, as does the GM. For each trait check, you will be able to flip a limited number of cards, stopping at the card you want to keep. The card describes success vs. failure (the pip value) as well as degree of success/failure (the suit). So, you might succeed, but barely, and choose to gamble for a better success by flipping another card…only to fail in the end.

You can learn more about CAPERS and NerdBurger Games at NerdBurgerGames.com

Nerdburger Craig Campbell 2017

The Blog page is full of info on how the game has progressed, from initial inception to current efforts. There’s info on their first game, Murders & Acquisitions, a bunch of free, 1-page micro-games, the lead designer’s upcoming convention schedules, and more!

http://www.nerdburgergames.com/

CAPERS will go to Kickstarter on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 to fund final artwork, layout, and a few other things. So stay tuned!

CAPERS is the second RPG from NerdBurger Games, the game design imprint of Craig Campbell.

Murders & Acquisitions at Gen Con 50!

Itinerary: March 29th, 2017

8:00am Team meeting.

9:00am File TPS report.

10:30am Bug phone while Smithson is in the restroom.

11:00am Snag Ronnie and Anne and teach Lumbergh a lesson.

12:00pm Lunch (bribe Hallie).

1:30pm Hack Dalton’s account. Confirm passwords.

3:00pm Sell passwords.

3:30pm Firing range with Ronnie.

4:15pm Pay off Valesquez.

6:00pm Drinks with the gals!!!

11:30pm Terminate John.

Murders & AcquisitionsMurders & Acquisitions is a tabletop RPG of subterfuge, espionage, intrigue, theft, and murder set in an absurd corporate world. Players portray office go-getters determined to get the corner office by whatever means necessary. Anything is fair game in an over-the-top, cut-throat corporate world.

Murders & Acquisitions will be available in the IGDN booth (#2437) at GenCon 50!

Murders & Acquisitions features:

  • An all-in-one game book. Character creations. Full rule set. GM guidelines and tools. Everything you need to play in one place.
  • Eight company backdrops within which you can set your story.
  • Five chapters of modular, add-on rules to bring a variety of fantastical elements to the game – magic, monsters, future tech, cosmic horror, and the apocalypse – allowing players to craft a unique play experience for each campaign.
  • Guidelines for creating your own custom material.
  • A host of free PDF support materials available for download at DriveThruRPG.com.

A four-part actual play is available at DSPN Presents on the Don’t Split the Podcast Network. Continue reading