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Modern Kyuujinjouhoushi: The Kowloon Gun God

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Whether cop or killer, the underworld is the haunt of these dreaded firearm deities. Speed, accuracy and a reckless disregard for their own lives and the lives of any who oppose them have turned these pistol-wielding dervishes into the spectres of the dark city streets. These characters display an astounding and almost beautiful style of violence. Movement is an important part of the Kowloon Gun God's combat ethic-- to be still is to be dead. And no matter what the intent or equipment of an opponent, any kind of fight can quickly become a gunfight.

Not a product of the real world, the Kowloon Gun God is designed for cinematic, high-combat campaigns. While the Kowloon Gun God does not have any FX abilities per se, there is no rational explanation for some of the talents the prestige class offers. Hong Kong cinema provides the best examples of Kowloon Gun Gods, and movies like the Killer, Hard-Boiled and City on Fire show some Kowloon Gun Gods in fine form. Even Hollywood has attempted to import this icon, with movies like Face/Off, Replacement Killers and even Last Man Standing offering up English-language mayhem.

This class is a rarity in D20 Modern, structured as a 10-level prestige class, and worth every level of it. 5 pages including OGL, presented in both portrait and landscape views. Written by Fraser Ronald, author of Blood & Guts: In Her Majesty's Service and Raid on Ashkashem

 
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December 16th, 2011
Kowloon Gun God incorporates "cinematic" abilities for the type of agile character that uses modern automatics such as Glocks, SIGs or H&Ks. Lots of rounds to use, lots of acrobatic abilities. The KGG offers a prestige path beyond Gunslinger, or quite [...]
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August 3rd, 2005
The concept is good, but the implementation seemed a little off to me. QUALITY: Disappointing VALUE: Disappointed [...]
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January 10, 2008
This title was added to our catalog on November 23, 2004.
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Alternate Realities Publications
Alternate Realities Publications
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