Ranger is a general term, derived from FRPG, for a character who is at home in natural conditions and is proficient at hand-to-hand combat. They are otherwise known as pioneers, woodsmen, frontiersmen, mountain men etc.

They are often skilled with distance weapons like bows or rifles, and frequently have a rapport with natural creatures.


Robin Hood

Natty Bumppo

Daniel Boone

Davy Crockett

Jim Bowie

Meriwether Lewis

William Clark

Grizzly Adams

Zebulon Pike

Kit Carson

Jim Bridger

Jedediah Smith

Buffalo Bill Cody


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