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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Apr 2017 12:35 p.m. PST

"It is 1875, and Count Dracula is President of the United States of America.

In the wake of the Civil War, with the country struggling to regain its balance, Dracula seized power. The Count's thralls assassinated President Lincoln and his entire administration in a single night and, in the ensuing chaos, their master made his move. Dominating the Senate, he declared himself President-for-Life, and now rules the Union with fear and an iron fist. His vampiric progeny, the Coven of the Red Hand, infest every strata of society, and enforce Dracula's will with ruthless efficiency.

Drawn by the shadows gathering across the nation, secretive cults and evil creatures emerge from their lairs to thrive in the darkness of the new regime. Fleeing from the oppression and menace of the East, hordes of pioneers head to the West, hoping for a new life.

Dracula's greed, however, knows no bounds, and his reach is long…

Dracula's America: Shadows of the West is a skirmish game of Gothic horror set in an alternate Old West. Secret wars rage across the country – from bustling boom-towns to the most remote wilderness – as cults and secret societies fight for power and survival. Players will throw their support behind one of these factions, and will lead a Posse of up to a dozen individual models in fast-paced, cinematic battles for dominance and survival"
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Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP05 Apr 2017 1:32 p.m. PST

Uh, that's unconstitutional.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP05 Apr 2017 3:35 p.m. PST

Dracula is President of the US? I guess birth certificates were optional back then? :)


cloudcaptain05 Apr 2017 5:39 p.m. PST

Sort of sounds like you could do E.E. Knight's Vampire Earth with it. Might give that a go.

Redroom Inactive Member05 Apr 2017 5:59 p.m. PST

Cloudcaptain – I think there was a Vampire Earth RPG

Mardaddy05 Apr 2017 10:35 p.m. PST

I'd RPG that.

cloudcaptain06 Apr 2017 5:51 a.m. PST

@Redroom Thanks…was.not aware. Would make for a good sourcebook.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 Apr 2017 10:56 a.m. PST



Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP07 Apr 2017 8:04 a.m. PST

Abraham Lincoln…..vampire killer……needed now more than ever…..

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Apr 2017 10:49 a.m. PST

Seems that in this movis he lost!… (smile)


Personal logo The Beast Rampant Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2017 6:55 a.m. PST

Anyone know if/how the author is related to author of tons of Osprey's Nappy's titles, Phillip Haythornethwaite?

Must Contain Minis23 Apr 2017 3:37 p.m. PST

Looks interesting

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP23 Apr 2017 3:48 p.m. PST

Glad you like it my friend.


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