Heroes, villains, legends … the folklore of America features all of this and more. In this volume you can find pirates and soldiers, lumberjacks and steel drivers, mountain men and lawmen, cowboys, Indians, inventors, and eccentrics. All of whom are just waiting to be included in your campaign! And don’t let the time period fool you, just because these characters existed in the 18th and 19th Centuries, doesn’t mean you can’t use them in your Pulp Hero, Champions, Dark Champions, or even Star Hero campaigns! After all, these characters are Larger Than Life!
Larger Than Life features 20 archetypes, ranging from Blackbeard the Pirate to the man who invented the 20th Century: Nikola Tesla. In addition, there are a total of 24 full character sheets, each with a detailed history and description of the character in question. But that’s not all! You also get over 120 biographies of other people related to each archetype, as well as famous ocean-going ships, famous outlaw gangs, Paul Bunyan’s entire logging gang, and other historical trivia. Each archetype also comes with at least one template, allowing you to build your own version of that archetype. So what are you waiting for? Dive in and start discovering those tidbits of American history you never new existed. But watch your step, because after all, these characters are… Larger Than Life!
Larger Than Life! is a 240 page, black-and-white paperback written by veteran Hero Games author Michael Surbrook. PDF and Character Pack versions also available.
Evilution Unchained is a three act mystery adventure by publisher Blessed Machine that takes the heroes throughout the city to solve a series of high profile kidnappings. Heroes will hunt for clues on nine fully detailed color maps to discover a horrific plot that threatens the entire campaign city.
Also, the heroes will meet a fresh batch of supervillains as they try to solve the mystery of Evilution Unchained.
This adventure is fully compatible with Champions Complete and the Hero System Sixth Edition rule books.
What's Inside: This 144 page full-color adventure book includes a 48 page adventure along with supporting cardboard heroes, top-down tokens and nine maps to cut and paste together for exploring or combat.
Every fantasy hero campaign needs magical treasures for the adventures to find. This series houses information on varies information on just such treasures.
Potions – Every adventurer wants to have potion to help him or her in their adventures. Here you will find over 36 potions to add to your Fantasy Hero campaign. From the Potion of Cure Wounds or Potion of Enlargement to the favorite of thieves, the Potion of Invisibility
The ZIP file includes the PDF and Hero Designer files. From Greg Elkins Designs.
Technomancy: The art of using technology to create magical spell like effects.
Technomancers use technology to create magic in a universe where magic doesn't exist. They are feared and sought after for knowledge and to look into the future.
Can you handle such knowledge?
Are you ready to be sought out for help?
Are you ready to be hounded by the masses?
This supplement is designed for use with Star Hero and Post-Apocalyptic Hero. This supplement contains over 30 spells to choose from as well as magic system guidelines. This supplement comes with a 27 page PDF and HD files. From Greg Elkins Designs.
These cards are for use with Narosia: Sea of Tears Fantasy RPG's unique narrative system.
Players Control The Gods To Influence The Plot
The gods meddle, and the players use this set of cards to allow them to say how a specific god influences the story — if they can explain the god’s motivation.
Divine Intervention Cards are used to represent both the possibility and degree of influence by the gods. These cards, with one exception, reference an aspect of a single Enaros, and possibly even the Enaros as a whole as well. This aspect reflects the type of influence the Enaros has chosen to exercise when the card is played. Additionally, each card is marked with a certain number of pips, rendered as small suns along the bottom of the card. As the number of pips increases, the amount of influence the Enaros exerts also increases.
From a skeptic’s eye, the greater the number of pips the more difficult it is to deny direct intervention. A one-pip card could most certainly be attributed to luck, and a two-pip card is just short of a miracle (arguably mundane – crazy things do happen). A three-pip card is almost undeniable, and if the conditions are right the Enaros may even be seen exercising their influence.
The play of a card is an opportunity for role-play. The player should assume the role of the specific Enaros singled out by the card and describe why the Enaros has chosen to interfere with these specific mortal affairs, and your character in particular. Playing a card does not represent your character calling upon the gods. It is certainly possible, especially if playing a tsverg, that you do not wish divine intervention. The Enaros are not really all that concerned with what your character believes or thinks (to a point), and they will intervene if they wish, possibly even in spite of your character. Some Enaros even have a certain amount of sympathy for the tsverg (again, to a point). So, assume the mantle of an Enaros, roleplay the god’s will, and have fun with the game.
High quality poker sized playing cards
165 cards complete with names, aspects, and power level of the card
Complementary download of Divine Intervention Cards in PDF format for print, cut, and play at home
This is Narosia — a world where cosmic forces vie for control and mortal beings struggle to reclaim past glories, hordes of Fel creatures threaten to escape Deepland prisons, and demonic Voidspawn stalk the world’s wilds and ruins. Those who venture forth seek fame and fortune, courting death, honoring the profession of adventurer, and ultimately bringing hope to those without.
Narosia adventures focus on competent characters overcoming larger than life obstacles with a backdrop of magic, monsters, and gods. You control your every move without getting lost in a sea of repetition, using a comprehensive action and combat system to enable over-the-top action, with called shots, grappling, and dynamic defenses.
Players Control The Gods To Influence The Plot
The gods meddle, and the players have a set of cards that allow them to say how a specific god influences the story — if they can explain the god’s motivation.
An Entire World Of Adventure Awaits
Narosia: Sea of Tears is a roleplaying game for two to eight players. Through a blend of imagination and rules the players will create the story of their heroes as they move through this world, having fun in the process.
Distinct magic systems for divine and arcane powers
Detailed cultures and races integrated into the story of the world
Setting-specific martial arts
Comprehensive skills and abilities to define any character
Battle-tested system that scales from commoner to demi-god
Bestiary that expands on the 300+ creatures from HERO System Bestiary
Over 30 years of HERO System material to draw from (180+ sourcebooks)
Ready to print GM Screen panels
Whatever your interest — dungeon delving, intrigue, or exploration — Narosia provides a rich background for the legends you forge.
HERO Designer Character Pack available, include racial templates, cultural and adventurer packages, spells, orisons, and equipment.
Character Sheets available for download
Complimentary download of Divine Intervention Cards in PDF format for print, cut, and play at home
Poker-sized cards available (no need to print and cut 165 cards)
As is always the case, Hero Games will be traveling with Indie Press Revolution to GenCon this year. (We'll be in booth 730.) Excitingly, it looks as though Shane Harsch's massive 478-page Narosia: Sea of Tears will be there too, with copies in our booth! Narosia is a complete, self-contained fantasy roleplaying game based on the Hero System, containing all of the rules necessary to play.
In a newly settled area of the wilderness stands an old keep, strong and intact. What secrets does it hold and what terrors lie beneath it? Are you bold enough to quest into the unknown? Two Kings Keep is a nostalgic dungeon crawl with intriguing twists and a story for the curious to unfold.
Two Kings Keep is a Fantasy Hero adventure from Christopher Taylor for 4-8 characters of up to 800 total combined points. This is a complete adventure with all maps, information, and notes the GM and players need.
This spell collection from Greg Elkins contains all spells for Fantasy Hero from The Lost Grimoire, The Elemental Grimoire as well as psionics from The Minds Eye in a 127 page bookmarked PDF at 50% of the price to buy all three. Also available with the Hero Designer files at the same 50% savings
Hero Combat Manager release notes V1.06 (a new version of Hero Combat Manager is out)
Major Bug Fixes
Strength damage is more accurately calculated
Hand to Hand and Strength damage are more accurately calculated
Under a very specific circumstance HKA may not be calculated correctly. The one instance that has shown up is if a weapon is 1d6+1 and the STR Min is 6 and the STR of the character is 15. This should result in a HKA of 1 ½ d6KA. Instead it is being calculated as 2d6+1 KA.