About This File
This is a quick, simple 28-page introduction to the some of the basics of the Hero System, especially as it applies to Fantasy Hero. It attempts to walk a new player through some of the system's principles, showing off why Fantasy Hero is worth digging into, but without getting bogged down in math or rules minutiae. The intended audience is someone new to Hero, especially those coming to Hero from D&D or other class-based fantasy systems. The reader is walked through the basics of character creation, three character examples, a sample combat, and a few other bits.
What's New in Version 1.3 See changelog
- v1.3 More shield details; corrections and clarifications to the spellcasting character.
- v1.2 Formatting niggles, typo fixes, minor rewording here and there, some art changes / quality upgrades. Nothing major.
- v1.1 Literally a single typo correction.