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The Rad-Hack

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The Rad-Hack is a fully illustrated, tabletop role-playing game, based on the highly popular OSR game "The Black Hack". The Rad-Hack is set in a weird, post apocalyptic future where Mutants, Robots, Psionics and Humans team up against the dangers of the wasteland in search of Tech, Slugs and Adventure!

The Rad-Hack features:

  • Over 40 illustrations of dinosaurs, weapons, vehicles, mutants, robots and more!
  • A quick and simple ruleset, enabling you to run all your favorite modules set in post-apocalyptic settings in no time!
  • Option to play as a Human, Mutant, Robot or Psionic!
  • 20 Mutations, 20 Robot Modules, 20 Human Professions and 20 PSI-Powers!
  • 32 Monsters! Everything from Cannibals and Cryo Wasps to the terrifying Titanic Slugworm!
  • Rules for radiation exposure, driving (and crashing) vehicles, High Tech Weapons, Taking (and getting addicted to) Drugs, Ordering robots around, and more!
  • Maps (hex and local map) of Rad-World!
  • Hand drawn Character Sheet!
  • Coated in slime!
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Chad K August 02, 2021 7:23 am UTC
Plant character
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Corey C May 09, 2020 4:18 pm UTC
Can we get a print on demand version of this on drive thru?
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Sam C January 04, 2020 8:45 pm UTC
Bought this in print, is there a character sheet available somewhere to print off at home? Thanks!
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Ryan K October 29, 2017 8:40 pm UTC
Under converting saves, the abbreviation for WIS is incorrect it shows WIN.
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Chad K October 24, 2017 6:16 pm UTC
I bought this on LULU . $6.66 for a print copy. Go buy it. NOW!! How about a Rad Hack Companion?? Plant characters, more mutations, more d20 tables, more everything!
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Ryan L December 13, 2017 12:29 am UTC
Would absolutely love this. Hope more Rad-Hack is coming!
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Jeffrey G August 08, 2020 10:59 pm UTC
Just grabbed it there, and will probably grab it here, too, for Player copies if I end up using it.
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Gábor C July 16, 2017 8:02 pm UTC
We ran a quick test (with a homebrew setting) today, and loved it so far. :)

A question, though, if I may: how exactly does using Psionic Powers work? (For example, who rolls what when a Psionic uses Mental Domination? Does the Psionic roll Intelligence to use the power? And what about Life Leech? Also, how long do Powers - for example: Illusion - remain active? And if it's a Psionic NPC who uses these, do the players roll the "save replacing" attribute tests?)

Is there a FAQ perhaps?

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Boyd S June 06, 2017 6:45 am UTC
A POD options would be much appreciated.. Thanks!
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Karl S June 16, 2017 3:41 pm UTC
There is one, although not on this site. Search for Rad-Hack on and you should find the POD version!
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Ben F March 01, 2017 6:22 pm UTC
On page 19, on the weapons table, are the prices of the Medium Melee and Heavy Melee a typo? Or should the medium cost more than the heavy?
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Karl S March 13, 2017 8:15 am UTC
The heavy weapons should be more expensive than the medium ones.
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Joshua G December 18, 2016 3:47 am UTC
This pricepoint is too high for only 34 pages of content, even with the art. I'd rather pay for much less for a version without the art.
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Dillard R September 08, 2016 9:27 pm UTC
For a Black Hack game the price point seems a bit high...especially for just 34 pages of content.
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Karl S September 12, 2016 1:18 pm UTC
I justify that by the amount of hand drawn illustrations in the book. Out of 34 pages, 28 of them have at least one illustration.
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Marcus B September 24, 2016 7:44 am UTC
Sounds like a fair price then. Cheers!
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Curt M July 14, 2016 1:23 am UTC
Is there a portrait version of the PDF?
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