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Boot Hill: Simulating Skill and Cheating at Cards

Gambling, specifically Five Card Draw Poker has become a feature in our Boot Hill games. Since characters have Gambling skill (and the player may not), we have come up with the following rules to simulate the advantages of being a skilled professional gambler. Cheating is also possible along with the risk of getting caught.

Boot Hill – Poker: Catching Cheats

To watch for card cheating, perform a successful Observation or Gambling check with a Modifier of -1 (or -2 if the observer is the dealer or playing in the game.)

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Boot Hill RPG Maps

Burned Bush Wells
The town from the module, BH4: Burned Bush Wells. The module map is on a 1/4″ grid so I wanted to re-make the map (in color) with 1/2″ grid for use with 15mm figures.
Full Size Map
Paginated version for Printing (PDF, 8 Pages)

Mad Mesa
The module includes a town map, but as a solo-module the streets are very narrow. I have re-drawn the map (in color) with wider streets.
Full Size Map
Paginated version for Printing (PDF, 6 Pages)

Mad Mesa Map
Mad Mesa Map for Boot Hill
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