Everybody's favorite high-tech aggressive psionic race in the Champions Universe is back -- with a vengeance!
This sourcebook contains capital ships and various support craft currently fielded by the Varanyi Empire in the Champions Universe (TASK FORCE variant), playable in either Champions 5th Edition or Star Hero 5th Edition campaigns. Design philosophy for each ship featured is also shown. Also included are tactical doctrine, typical deployment patterns, and in-universe usage of the Varanyi Battle Line throughout the TASK FORCE story arcs.
New from Tigers Eye Media! S.I.D.s is short for Super-powered Individual Database. This is a database that various government agencies are starting to use to keep track of all the various villains and heroes. Over the last few years the number of super-powered individuals has skyrocketed.
S.I.D.s Bulletin is a flyer that will highlight solo villains that have come on to the scene. The same care will be taken with their entry as with those in out S.I.D.s Report. The known history and abilities all will be given.
This is a series of small products that will introduce new villains and heroes for you campaign.
This installment will introduce a new villain – Mutant Stalker
This individual hates mutants with a passion and hunts them down. She is highly dangerous and highly motivated, a threat to mutants and humans alike.
This 8 page PDF includes Hero Designer files & printable cardboard miniature.
New from Tiger's Eye Media! Looking for something a little different? Well then Crime Wave the supervillain campaign is just what you’re looking for. Being the bad guy can be fun and a nice twist on a Champions campaign.
This product takes the supervillain campaign outline originally presented in Digital Hero #43 expands on it to help GMs crete a fun and different type of campaign. This product also includes a organization called The Arranger, this group can also be found in SIDs Report #8. This group is included to give GMs a tool to give a helping hand and a vehicle to use for their campaigns
Includes Hero Designer files & printable cardboard miniatures for The Arrangers.
It's now the 1990's. TASK FORCE may be no more and its survivors may be attempting to move on with their lives, but the superhuman world knows no rest nor respects the wishes of those who wish to participate in it no more. This sourcebook contains updates for Ladyhawk and Starforce, plus new heroes and villains unique to the TASK FORCE universe who figure prominently into the stories between 1992 and 2002.
With the manuscript finished, we're working away at getting some final artwork in so we can complete the layout and go to press. There have been some delays due to the serious injury and then illness of one of our interior artists, but we've gotten past that now and are planning out how the final book will look. Hopefully we will go to press in January 2020 and, of course, have the final PDF version to backers before then.
Vikon's older brother Tlokon has ascended to the Sh'Garothayn Throne of the Varanyi by killing his father the Heir Presumptive, his uncle the previous Emperor -- and then framing Vikon for the entire plot. His next stop -- Earth, to harvest its vast psionic potential and spearhead his conquest of the entire galaxy. Can TASK FORCE and Biomaster lead a rebellion on the Varanyi homeworld to stop his plan before the entire Milky Way galaxy is plunged into total war?
The Creator's Goals:
Make the character sheet less arcane. All the abbreviations can be mind-boggling to a HERO novice.
Make it eye-pleasing with more open space and hopefully better organization.
Tune it for maximum compatibility with HERO Designer.
*Let me know if I can improve this result to better meet these goals.
How to use the HERO Designer export;
Add the new Adobe Form export format to HERO Designer.
Export the completed character to a folder with a copy of this PDF.
You should name the PDF the same as your character name (including spaces, etc.).
Double click the .XFDF file exported from HD.
(If it can’t find the PDF, select ‘locate’ and select this PDF.)
(You may have to ‘allow’ this file on the import AND when Adobe opens.)
At this juncture the PDF chosen will be filled in with the output from HERO Designer.
How to use the PDF;
You should skip printing page one to save ink and trees. Of course, this sheet works great interactively on tablets or laptop screens.
The character portrait will not export via the XFDF file. You must select the Portrait field on the PDF and upload an image. It will resize the image to fit in the field.
The Senses field is not populated. You must type in your notes here. I suggest simple summaries as the full senses are listed under Powers.
The powers lists are broken into two sections. The first section is for powers 1 – 10. The second section is for powers 11+. You may want to tweak out the powers list in HERO Designer for best/desired results. If all your powers fit in section one, you don’t need to print section two.
The form’s Reset Form button clears all fields except the image. This button does not print.
The Background, Tactics and Campaign Use sections print (if included) in the Character Info field of the PDF. (…the “front” page of the character sheet)
The last sheet is a “Combat Sheet” for easy reference. The Vitals Tracker is a handy place to keep track of injury/expenditures (via pencil…). The Armor Worn section must be filled out manually. The Current, Effect and Statuses (check boxes) must also be filled out manually.
CSLs print first, then Maneuvers, sharing a field.
Interesting Things of Note;
Currently this only works for the Deluxe Character Sheet by TreChriron. However, any enterprising HEROPhile could modify it to suit their own form-fill PDF. I encourage you to do so! (permission granted!)
Some outputs print odd characters. I tried to include a “rewrite” section to handle this but something odd might slip through. When you double click the XFDF file it might throw an error. Please report this to me with a copy of the output file so I can account for the new odd character in the programming (re: arcane ritual).
Any other oddities, crashes, errors or strange supernatural calamities occurring while using this export format can be reported to me for resolution. All purchasers will receive updated versions at no charge.
A Task Force adventure. Sage, his team-mates, and Biomaster have been abducted by the Varanyi on the accusation that he plotted to kill his uncle the Sh'Garothayn and father the Heir Presumptive to the throne. Can his team-mates uncover the truth behind what actually happened before they arrive at the Varanyi homeworld?