Welcome to Sagas of the Wild West!

It is 1875, ten years after the end of the American Civil War, and people are moving west. Everyone has their reasons for making the perilous journey and settling on the frontier. Some are running from their past, some look to strike it rich, some are looking for adventure, others simply want the opportunity to settle new lands and make a new life for themselves.

Why are you heading west? Who are you running to or from? What is hidden in your past?

The primary setting for the RPG universe is a fictional version of the town of Kalispell in the Territory of Montana. Please click on Wiki in the main menu to browse information specific to the RPG such as timeline alterations, character types, town information, etc.

Sagas of the Wild West was inspired by the classic TV and movie westerns of the 1950s thru 1970s. You may create a totally original character, or you may adapt a favorite character from a television series or movie to fit Sagas' premise and setting.

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» Upcoming Plot Points for The Legacy

Posted on Sat Nov 11th, 2017 @ 11:51pm by Jess Harper in Episode Announcement

Current Episode: The Legacy
*Note: I changed the title from The Legend of Ishmael's Cross to The Legacy because we might not work in the story of the actual legend of Ishmael's gold find in this episode.

Current Day
- Monday, July 12, 1875

There were no other responses to my open scene (For Whom the Rooster Crows). Therefore, we are moving on. To the best of my knowledge, we only have one more scene planned set for this day (H.G. and Quentin ride into Kalispell).

Next Story Events
- Day: Tuesday, July 12, 1875

Scenes Planned
- Hearing (Stormwolfe, Clint)
- Optional Solo posts (Dal, Josephine) for observations and thoughts about the hearing.
- Trial aftermath at St. Regis Hotel and a new threat.

Clint and Stormwolfe will write out the events of the hearing that determines custody of the children and other rulings regarding Chance's and Regina's wills. After the scene is published, Dal and Josephine may writer their observations as solo scenes within 72 hours. I will announcement a have done by date once the trial scene is written and released.

After the hearing, everyone adjourns to the Belle-St. Regis Hotel where Harriet has secured rooms for the night since no one was sure how long the hearing would last. Those that wish to participate in the aftermath scene can join into an open JP that takes place in the hotel's restaurant. During this scene, a Steelgrave or two will stop by their table.

This will likely end this episode.

We are tentatively planning on The Bear as our next episode. Be thinking of events you'd like to see happen for your characters during this episode.

» Day Change Update

Posted on Sun Oct 29th, 2017 @ 4:49pm by Jess Harper in Episode Announcement

Current Timeframe
-- 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM, Monday, July 11, 1875
-- 1875 Calendar

-- Temperatures: 83°/ 57°
-- Forecast: Mostly Cloudy
-- Precipitation: 0 inches
-- Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous
-- Sunrise: 5:49 am / Sunset: 9:36 pm
-- Moonrise: 11:05 pm / Moonset: 8:23 am

Plot Points
-- No major plot points. This day is open for everyone to do open and closed scenes, joint posts, etc.

Latest Episode Scenes

» Tomorrow is Yesterday

Episode: The Legacy
Posted on Mon Nov 6th, 2017 @ 3:38pm by Jess Harper & Adalwin Stahl

Jess had just filled two water buckets and started down the barn's corridor when he spotted movement. His first reaction was alarm that he'd allowed himself to be so distracted as not to notice someone else enter the barn. Ezra had already finished the milking, fed the cows, and left…

» The House of One's Youth

Episode: The Legacy
Posted on Sun Oct 29th, 2017 @ 6:43am by Adalwin Stahl

Stahl straightened his shoulders as he walked down towards the barn in the morning, soup and sleep had done away with most of the cold, though he still felt like he had not slept at all. You are getting old, soldier, and now move it, he told himself. Miss H.G.,…

» For Whom the Rooster Crows

Episode: The Legacy
Posted on Sat Oct 28th, 2017 @ 10:03pm by Jess Harper

Jess had gotten to bed very late the night before. He'd spent the time after dinner and before the twins' bedtime in getting to know them a bit. After the twins went to bed, the adults stayed up talking about the status of the ranch and filling in Ezra and…

» Echo of Another Day (Part 5)

Episode: The Legacy
Posted on Sat Oct 28th, 2017 @ 8:54pm by Jess Harper & Ezra Hale & H.G. Mercer & Kate Hale & Quentin Cantrell & Sagas Archive

Quentin muttered to himself. "Well, that's just great. The Steelgraves get legitimacy, a town to call their own, and their own legal tricks department if needed..." Quentin exhaled. "And that new 'ranch' helps them flank us...it keeps us looking in more than one direction all the time now."

"And I…

» Echo of Another Day (Part 4)

Episode: The Legacy
Posted on Thu Oct 19th, 2017 @ 8:03pm by Jess Harper & Ezra Hale & H.G. Mercer & Kate Hale & Quentin Cantrell & Josephine Mercer

After dinner was over, Kate left the other adults to put away the leftovers and do the washing up while she escorted two very tired and cranky children to bed. Dinner had been served later normal, and it was well past the twins' bedtime before it was finished. Once she…