Occasionally, people will hear me lament about wanting to see a setting that’s really different than the rest. Not that there’s anything wrong with fantasy or sci-fi, in general, but sometimes you want something that’s out of the ordinary. Well, it would seem that Troll Lord Games is looking out for me. They’re bringing Hound Comic’s Brimstone and the Borderhounds to the SIEGE Engine RPG system. They’re up on Kickstarter now and looking for some funding.
In the setting you play as a Borderhound. What’s that? Well, you see, when you die, the afterlife you go to could be one of many, but each one has its ups and downs. Perhaps you end up in Hell as what’s known as a Weeper. Well, Hell’s not so great, so you want to escape. Borderhounds are bounty-hunters who chase down rogue Weepers and bring them back to their eternal spots. Human souls are a commodity and the various afterlives are essentially corporations trading in this rather personal commodity.
So yeah, a bit different than your standard elves, orcs, and space aliens.
The campaign’s up on Kickstarter now and is set to run for another 28 days.