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Deadlands Noir Player’s Guides Now Available

Deadlands Noir Player's Guide PDFSometimes, the whole picture is just more than you need. On the desperate, dreary streets of Noir New Orleans, sometimes it’s more than you can take.

The Deadlands Noir Player’s Guide is the perfect thing for those times. It’s got all the stuff your players need out of the Deadlands Noir book without any of those pesky GM secrets from the back. Even better, it’s only $4.99 for the PDF, and you get a site license to share it with the rest of the crew at your gaming table. Times is tough, buddy, but we’ll help you stretch that greenback all the way across the Mighty Mississip.

If you’re thinkin’ that “free” is an even better deal, you’re right. Go get a copy of the Deadlands Noir Companion Player’s Guide. It covers the new Blessed and Syker Arcane Backgrounds, some of the history of Deadlands Noir, and puts a handy Hexaco map in the palm of your hand—all for the mighty cost of zero dollars and zero cents!

Still want more Deadlands Noir? Keep your eyes wide open, and watch close for more come June.

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Mad Max Hell on Earth Bundle Coming!

Mad Max Hell on Earth BundleCatch Mad Max: Fury Road in theatres* this weekend to live the high-octane post-apocalypse on the big screen, then grab the Mad Max Hell on Earth Bundle to bring that same excitement to your game table!

From May 15 through May 26, you can get a Mad Max Hell on Earth Bundle including Hell on Earth, the Hell on Earth Companion, The Worms’ Turn, the Toxic Tunes Too soundtrack, Hell on Earth GM Screen Inserts, and the Hell on Earth Player’s Guide, plus all the PDFs. You even get the choice of softcover or hardback—your call! The choice is totally yours—do you want the durability of the hardcovers to help deflect a roadjacker’s bullet or the lightweight softcovers to make that go-juice last longer in the Wastes? Choose wisely…

For all you miniatures fans out there, don’t despair. We’ve got a little something** coming your way, too: the Mad Max Hell on Earth Minis Bundle!

Don’t let the fun and adventure end with the credits—Drive your own #FuryRoad with Deadlands Hell on Earth!

* It started as an Australian movie, so I reckon we can spell it that way, fair dinkum.
** Yep, you see what I did there. I’m just not allowed to flat out say that we’ve got a secret Deadlands Hell on Earth miniatures bundle coming out. I’ll get in trouble.

Clint Black on the New Shaken Rule on Savage Bloggers Network

Savage Bloggers NetworkClint Black joined Kristian Serrano of Savage Bloggers Network to answer questions about our recent change to the Shaken rules. Not only did Clint offer insight into the thought process of the change as well as the mechanics of updating the rules, he also fielded questions from additional guest Ron Blessing and proved that anyone can have a comically long run of technical difficulties. Both the discussion and Clint’s ability to mime in a muted video window are worth your time!

Cardboard Warriors Nepal Charity Bundle: Helping Real People with Little Fake People

Cardboard Warriors Nepal Charity BundleWe’re happy to contribute our own Deadlands Noir Figure Flats to the Cardboard Warriors Nepal Charity Bundle that’s currently available on DriveThruRPG.

Right now, you can get nearly $150.00 worth of printable terrain, minis, and buildings, including the Deadlands Noir Figure Flats, for only $15.00. That’s 90% off! Where else can you possibly find a deal like that and provide a hand to those in need at the same time?

Don’t delay, get your bundle today. This deal is only good until Saturday, May 16, so act fast!

Savagepediaitalia Interviews Shane Hensley (in Italian)

Savage Worlds Interviews on the WebThe fine folks at savagepediaitalia recently talked with our own Shane Hensley about Savage Worlds. Together, they’ve turned our Savage Worlds game system into a Savage Worlds character!

If you speak Italian, be sure to check out Shane’s interview and the general savagepediaitalia site while you’re at it. If you need a little hand getting that into English, here’s Google’s translation of the interview.

May Savage Worlds Sales and Rollouts

New from the Savage Worlds LicenseesIt’s a big month out there for sales, specials, and new material for Savage Worlds. Be sure to check out just a few of the good stuff we’ve spotted recently on the web.

Watch the web, because it looks like May flowers aren’t the only things popping up this season!

Shocking Shaken Shake-Up!

Savage Worlds Rules UpdateWe’re changing a rule, and it’s a change we think you’ll be happy with. As Clint explains in his post on the Pinnacle Forum, you no longer need a raise on your Spirit roll to recover fully from being Shaken.

“At the beginning of their action, a Shaken character makes a Spirit roll to recover. On a failure, he remains Shaken. On a success, the character removes their Shaken condition and may take their action normally.”

Join in at the Pinnacle Forum for on-going discussions of this rules change and virtually everything else Savage Worlds.

Deadlands Goodies Galore!

The Tombstone Seven Pregenerated Characters for Deadlands: ReloadedHave you been sittin’ there with a twitch in your shoppin’ trigger finger? It’s shootin’ time, big hoss, because a whole train load of good stuff just pulled in for Deadlands—some of it’s even free!

The Weird West is a bad place to get lost, whether you’re a tinhorn or the dustiest saddle tramp around. Keep your bearin’s with new Deadlands Poster Maps. The printed copies are 24″ x 30″ in double-sided full-color, ready to use with dry-erase, wet-erase, or even so-called permanent marker! You can preorder those today or get the individual PDF versions immediately!

Speakin’ of maps, you can get the Stone and a Hard Place Map Pack for free! That’s a download of all the big maps from the Stone and a Hard Place Plot Point Campaign, ready for you to use however you darn well see fit. You’re the Marshal.

With all those new places, a man might get to feelin’ a might lonely. Don’t—get yourself a copy of The Tombstone Seven and surround yourself with an assorted crowd ready for the wide Weird West, but especially suited for Stone and a Hard Place! Each of this varied cast of characters is illustrated by Hugo award winning artist Cheyenne Wright and totally ready to go.

Now with all that goodness just for you, don’t go worryin’ about the other boot a-droppin’. Well, you might worry a little, and always watch your back, amigo…

Pinnacle Tuesday Update Changes Could Win You $100

Pinnacle Tuesday E-MailOh, I hear what you’re about to say. “I don’t see anything different about the Tuesday Update? What are you talkin’ about?”

Well, that’s true. The changes are on the e-mailed version.

That’s right, we’ll send the Tuesday web updates directly to your e-mail box. All you’ve got to do is sign up!

We’ve got the new look down—just take a gander at last week’s e-mail—but we’ve never really had a good name for it. That’s where you come in. Jot down your best ideas for the name of our weekly e-mail and send them to Jodi. We’ll pick the one we like the best, and the winner gets $100 credit for the Pinnacle web store.

Buy yourself some PDFs, print products, custom Bennies, t-shirts, dice—whatever you want. Heck, you can even apply that $100 to the shipping costs, so all our international friends might want to jump in on this one!

Get your names in by May 22 and stay tuned. We’ll be announcing the winner on May 26!

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Spanish Savage Worlds

Savage Worlds en EspanolWe’re mucho happio* to announce HT Publishers as our official translators for Savage Worlds products into Spanish. We’re pretty sure they’re happy about it in their announcement, too, but we don’t really speak Spanish—that’s why we need the translators, you see.

For all of our Spanish-speaking amigos out there, keep your eyes open for more Spanish Savage Worlds products in the future!

* I think now you can see why we didn’t hire me to do our Spanish translation. I would’ve been muy embarassado…**
** Yes, I actually do know what I just said. That’s the joke. My humor is complex.