New Orleans, 1935. Whoever called this “The Big Easy” sure got that one wrong. Things are tough all over. Honest work is hard to find, and even dishonest jobs are getting scarce. The one thing that’s not inshort supply is trouble. From shady thugs to crooked cops to mafia soldiers, there’s plenty of charaters out there looking to give an honest joe a hard time. And that’s not the worst of it.
There are stories going round about things that go bump in thenight. Things you wouldn’t want to meet in a dark alley on a darr night. And those stories aren’ just coming from rummies or saps who read that epitaph rag.
Stll, there are a few heroes left in te concrete jungle. Steely-eyed private dicks, fast-talking grifters, wild-eyed inventors, andshadowy houngans still struggle against the encroaching darkness. With enough moxie – and more than a little luck – they might just be enough to turn the tide.
Deadlands Noir is a pen-and-paperroleplying game set in the world of Pinnacle Entertainment’s award-winning Deadlands universe. It includes new Edges, Hindraces, and Powers, as well as new Rules for handing detective work, the State of the Union and the CSA in the depresion-era, a complete plot point campaign, and of course, more monsters and ghouls than you can shake a smoking .45 automatic at.