By Stephen King

Liés par le destin qui a fait d'eux des errants, Roland, Eddie et Susannah mettent le cap vers les terres perdues où l. a. journey Sombre pourrait se situer. Hanté par le keepsake de Jack, Roland le Pistolero perd l'esprit. remark renouer le lien avec ce gamin au cœur tendre ? Pour rapprocher les mondes qui les séparent, il lui faut une clé. Et seul Eddie peut los angeles façonner. Encore faudrait-il qu'il le veuille... Et même s'ils se retrouvaient, il resterait encore une ultime étape : Lud, los angeles cité morte. C'est là que les attend Blaine le Mono, un educate si rapide qu'il traverse l'univers à l. a. vitesse du son. Le educate de los angeles dernière likelihood pour ces pèlerins de l'impossible...

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By Johnny B. Truant, Sean Platt

Solid out from the mystical country of the world and into the death barren region of the Sands past, Marshal Clint Gulliver and his unicorn Edward have ultimately discovered peace within the small and dusty city of Solace. but if either the fracturing worlds and Clint’s bride-to-be are thrust into peril via an previous foe, the gunslinger needs to pop out of retirement and target his seven-shooters on the darkish magic and people who carry it. An epic quest hurls marshal and unicorn around the unending wasteland in pursuit of the darkish rider Dharma Kold and his unicorn of a unique colour, the place they need to conflict their long ago towards the area to discover the truth...and mayhap store the worlds that cling within the stability. From the creators of Yesterday’s long gone (Platt) and fats Vampire (Truant) comes this reinvention of either the western style and unicorn lore. Written for kids and youths — yet complicated and notable adequate for grownup readers — Unicorn Western is “Harry Potter with out wizards yet with gunslings, speaking unicorns, epic fights, and extra turkey pie.”

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By William W. Johnstone, J.A. Johnstone

The maximum Western author Of The twenty first Century

In Montana Territory, one identify in particular others moves worry and hatred within the hearts of the Crow Indians--John Jackson, greater recognized nowadays as Liver-Eating Jackson. fed on through grief and rage, the mountain guy has brutally killed ten braves to date in his one-man struggle of vengeance opposed to the Crow, who murdered his cherished spouse.

Smoke Jensen is familiar with Jackson through one other name--"friend." he is not bound to what quantity Jackson's exploits are true--devastating loss and frontier savagery have definitely pushed lesser males mad. whereas doing a little trapping within the territory, Smoke hears that twenty of the Crow's so much fearsome warriors have banded jointly to seek down their nemesis. with out a moment notion, he rushes to his outdated friend's relief.

But in spite of Smoke Jensen at his facet, the fierce and fearless Liver-Eating Jackson is probably not capable of beat the chances this time. . .

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By Linda Lael Miller

Rough-and-tumble rodeo cowboy Brody Creed likes existence at the stream. till an opportunity come upon together with his long-estranged dual brother brings him "home" for the 1st time in years. without notice Brody is in Creed territory—at thirty-three, he is a stressed undesirable boy between kin with deep ties to the land and every different. And a mystery earlier haunts him as he attempts to make plans for his future.

Carolyn Simmons is seeking Mr. correct in Lonesome Bend, because the ticktock of her organic clock will get ever louder. Then she falls for beautiful Brody Creed, the other of every little thing she wishes. till lassoing his wild middle turns into every thing either one of them need.

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By Louis L'Amour

Lance Kilkenny has a debt to pay, and he isn’t approximately to permit the pal who stored his lifestyles pass down in a variety battle. but if Kilkenny attempts to prevent the combating, he reveals there’s extra at stake than land or twine. Whoever is stirring up hassle has vast rules for the dwell Oak country—and a military of employed weapons to again them up. Nita Riordan, the attractive and fiery proprietor of the Apple Canyon Saloon, warns Lance that the mysterious guy orchestrating the clash desires him lifeless. Lance realizes that if he doesn’t watch his step, he’ll pay the debt he owes together with his personal blood.

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By Elmore Leonard

The hell known as Yuma felony can break the soul of any guy. And it really is worse for these whose damning crime is the colour in their dermis. The legislations says Chiricahua Apache Raymond San Carlos and black-as-night former soldier Harold Jackson are murderers, and they will remain at the back of bars until eventually they are useless and rotting. yet even within the worst position on the earth, there is desire. And for 2 demanding and hated inmates -- first enemies, then allies by means of necessity -- it waits on the finish of a mad and violent contest ... on a bloody path that winds towards Arizona's 5 most deadly men.

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By Ron Hansen

Jesse James was once a fabled outlaw, a charismatic, non secular, larger-than-life undesirable guy whose bloody exploits captured the mind's eye and admiration of a kingdom hungry for antiheroes. Robert Ford was once a tender upstart torn among devoted worship and murderous jealousy, the "dirty little coward" who coveted Jesse's legend. The strong, unusual, and unforgettable tale in their interweaving paths—and dual destinies that might collide in a rain of blood and betrayal—is a narrative of the USA in all her tough, conflicted glory and the myths that made her.

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By William W. Johnstone

The maximum Western author Of The twenty first Century

He is courageous, tricky as leather-based, and has left at the back of a path of lethal enemies--outlaws he is hunted down or killed with the chilly center of a guy used to violence. A feared bounty hunter and the scourge of undesirable males all over, Flintlock includes an historic Hawken muzzle-loader, passed right down to him from the mountain guy who raised him. He stands because the towering hero of a brand new Johnstone saga.

Blood Quest

Busted out of criminal via an outlaw good friend, Flintlock joins a hunt for a fortune--a golden bell putting in a distant monastery. yet among the smoldering damage of his former penitentiary cellphone and a treasure within the Arizona mountains there'll be blood at a U.S. military citadel, a frightening brush with Apache warriors, and a dozen bloody showdowns with the schemers, shootists, madmen, and misplaced girls who locate their approach to Flintlock's facet. From a vicious, superstitious half-breed to the nice Geronimo himself, Flintlock meets the frontier's such a lot murderous hardcases--many who he needs to be able to kill. . .

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By D. Vincent Baker

You stand among God’s legislations and the simplest intentions of the weak.

You stand among God’s humans and their very own demons.

Sometimes it’s greater for one to die than for lots of to undergo. occasionally, puppy, occasionally you want to bring to an end the arm to avoid wasting the life.

Does the sinner deserve mercy?
Do the depraved deserve judgement?

They’re on your hands.

What is canine within the Vineyard?

The online game is determined in "a West that by no means relatively was"—loosely in keeping with the Mormon kingdom of Deseret in pre-statehood Utah. avid gamers are "God's Watchdogs" (Dogs), who commute from city to city providing mail, aiding out the neighborhood and imposing the judgments of the genuine religion of the King of existence. this can contain something from offering new interpretations to the town's Steward to executing heretics. canines have absolute authority in the religion, yet no longer in the legislation of the Territorial Authority, and so their activities can result in clash with the govt. within the East.

Mechanics

The online game includes a kind of clash solution, the place die rolls are utilized in poker-style bids.
Characters' statistics and qualities are represented by way of cube swimming pools. in the beginning of a clash, the Gamemaster and different gamers make a decision what's at stake, make sure which swimming pools are appropriate, and people are rolled at that time. the nature with the initiative places ahead a "raise" of 2 cube, whereas narrating a part of the clash that is important to his character's place within the clash. The opponent needs to reply by means of asserting a number of cube whose overall exceeds the complete of the cube which have been used to elevate, or "give"—i.e. lose the clash. If 3 or extra cube are wanted, the opponent suffers "fallout"—a unfavorable final result to be decided on the finish of the clash. If just one die is required by means of the opponent, the assault has been "turned opposed to the attacker" and the die might be reused to elevate within the subsequent around. The opponent now starts off a around by means of maintaining cube which the 1st personality needs to fit, and so forth until eventually one participant or the opposite supplies. avid gamers may perhaps usher in new cube by way of "escalating" the clash, from non-physical (discussion) to actual (running away) to brawling after which to gunfighting. If the clash didn't begin with non-physical, gamers could de-escalate from gunfighting to dialogue, notwithstanding it happens simply hardly ever. The GM's algorithm in clash is particularly uncomplicated: "Say certain, or roll dice."
One of the main effective points of the procedure is "Town Creation" the place the ethical panorama of the city is specified by the shape of characters, their wishes, and what they've performed to one another. this offers the GM the power to ensure that basically attractive meaningfully within the city is fascinating and making wins or losses less significant to them. through representing the townsfolk and their pursuits, instead of offering a tactical problem, the GM is ready to pose attention-grabbing questions of the gamers and provides them possibilities to pass judgement on their very own characters.

Awards

Indie RPG - 2004 - online game of the Year
"Dogs" is an noticeable selection - it manages to be an most unlikely factor. It's a hugely avant-garde role-playing method approximately Mormon missionaries within the previous West and it appeals to nearly every body who provides it a test. That's weird and wonderful, and but thoroughly deserving."
"Dogs within the winery is a rare video game that's morally weighty, person pleasant, and attracts on options from the total heritage online game layout. The textual content is just like the online game in play, compact, hard-hitting, and resolute in its force to alter your lifestyles for the better."

Indie RPG - 2004 - such a lot cutting edge online game
"Dogs within the winery has proven that even the strangest video game may be gripping, and has set a brand new average for mechanics that includes an escalating conflict."
"Dogs within the winery: "here's what you do now." All online game texts may be like this. It blows my brain that telling humans tips on how to run the sport is an innovation, yet it's our greatest one this year."

Diana Jones Award for Excellence in Gaming - 2005 - Nominee
Vincent Baker’s canine within the winery is as spare as Greek tragedy, and virtually uniquely between roleplaying video games, it truly is designed to inform tales of comparable energy. utilizing the vintage framework of the Western, it units the scene for characters who needs to act decisively to revive morality to a global overgrown with sin. the ethical argument, neither handwaved nor infantilized, is the guts of this video game. Combining the simplest of character-driven, mental roleplaying with cautious consciousness to environment and clash layout, in canines within the winery Baker produces an uncompromising exploration of justice and accountability, and a digital grasp classification for online game designers in hitting what you shoot at.

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