The weird west mixes the supernatural, occult and horror with the harsh reality of the Western genre.
The sub-title for the Kickstarter is about amplifying the voices of the forgotten people of the old west. The game's timeline re-writes history and the fate of the South after the American civil war, putting black farmers in charge.
The point of Ultramodern5 is that you can pick a modern genre and run a game in it.
It's the story of six legendary weapons that have existed from near the beginning of time and have the ability to warp (maybe even "reset") reality.