Tag Archives: Hero System

Hard times at Hero Games

Hero Games’ Jason Walters made the following announcement on the Hero Games website and the Hero Games discussion boards a few minutes ago: Changes At Hero Hero Games has been around for 30 years with ups and downs. The economy’s … Continue reading

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The Chrysanthemum War: a short campaign idea

After a discussion with my buddy Cameo Mo, I’m working on a short campaign to run during Ramadan, when we hope to persuade some of the card-playing suhoor crowd from the majlis to have a stab at tabletop roleplaying. Now, … Continue reading

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Review: Robin Hood – The Role Playing Campaign

As part of an effort to assemble my various scribblings in one place, this is a review I originally posted to rpg.net in August 2003. Graham Staplehurst’s Robin Hood: The Role Playing Campaign (ICE, 1987) is a true gem among … Continue reading

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Review: Hero System 5ER

As part of an effort to assemble my various scribblings in one place, this is a review of the Hero System 5th Edition (Revised), which I originally posted to RPG.net in March 2005. Over the past 18 months I’ve become … Continue reading

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Review: Fantasy Hero Grimoire

As part of an effort to assemble my various scribblings in one place, this is a review of the Fantasy Hero Grimoire for Hero System 5th edition which I originally posted to RPG.net in January 2004. I find myself in … Continue reading

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How to design Hero System characters

Tasha Greenbottle (aka Jenevieve DeFer) has an excellent guide to creating balanced, effective Hero System characters for any genre or campaign on her blog here, cross-posted and debated on this thread in the Hero discussion boards. She assumes a good … Continue reading

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