The sun is hot, the wilderness wide, and the guns are smoking. Welcome to The Dark West. The Dark West is a pen and paper role playing game set in the old west. It uses a new game system designed by Noah Patterson called The Micro RPG System. What is a Micro RPG? Well, it is a pen and paper role playing game that is simple and fast enough for even the busiest gamer to pick up and play. This short and simple rule book will give you all you need to play games set in the old west. All YOU need is a deck of playing cards, 2 six sided dice, and a few friends.