Sicherlich - ähnlich wie bei 'Sandy Petersen's Cthulhu Mythos for 5e' oder 'Was ewig liegt' für Pathfinder - schon vom Regelsystem nicht unbedingt etwas für Puristen. Beim Wild-West-Setting ist ein weiterer erheblicher Teil der Szene wohl draußen.The Dark Trails RPG is a game which pays homage to the popular weird West genre. It can be used as a standalone game or as the perfect complement to a growing line of products that all utilize the rules found in the Dungeon Crawl Classics (DCC) RPG. As a player, you’ll find a wealth of material that allows you to assume the role of one of 11 unique classes, with descriptive names like: the Calavera, the Bedlamite, and the Sin-Eater. As a Judge, you’ll find over 400 pages of material giving you a wealth of resources for designing and running fantastic adventures set against the haunted landscapes of an unforgiving weird West.
You may be wondering about the above mentioned game that Dark Trails is tethered to. Dungeon Crawl Classics is a Fantasy RPG written by Joseph Goodman of Goodman Games. Since debuting in 2012, the book has gone through seven (7) printings and spawned a wonderful community of passionate gamers both new and old. DCC continues to grow by leaps and bounds by way of exciting adventures penned by some of the best writers in the industry, including third-party publishers using the system to fuel their own creative fires.
Fortunately, the Dark Master (Joseph Goodman) has granted permission to include a modified version of the DCC ruleset within the pages of Dark Trails to make it the first 3rd party published work to include the necessary rules for play. You don’t need anything other than the Dark Trails RPG to play the game aside from some dice, paper, and pencils.
Some of the DCC rules were purposefully left out when weighed against their place in a weird West setting, but these omitted rules can easily be added to Dark Trails should you own a copy of DCC and wish to include them.
Ich poste es trotzdem mal hier, denn DCC erfreut sich grundsätzlich ja großer Beliebtheit und wird bei System Matters ganz bald auch in deutscher Sprache erscheinen. Ob die Schnittmenge von Cthulhu- und DCC-Fans groß ist, bleibt abzuwarten.