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Hero System Sidekick - PDF

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The critically-acclaimed HERO System rules are now available in a new form: Sidekick!

Sidekick contains all of the core HERO System rules, including character creation, combat and adventuring, and equipment ? but without all of the additions, options, and details found in the standard rulebook. Sidekick boils the HERO System down to its essential elements so you can easily teach yourself the game, bring new players into your campaign quickly, or refresh your memory on a crucial rule. And when you're ready to move up to the complete HERO System, learning it will be a snap because Sidekick's already taught you the basics!

But Sidekick doesn't sacrifice the flexibility, customizability, and freedom that are the hallmarks of the HERO System. With it you can create any sort of character, ability, weapon, spell, gadget, or vehicle you can think of. It lets you do just what you want to do: create great characters and games.

Sidekick includes:

?A quick introduction to the HERO System rules, with guidelines and suggestions for character creation

?Character creation rules, including Characteristics, Skill, Perks, Talents, Powers, Advantages, Limitations, Disadvantages, and more

?Combat, adventuring, and task resolution rules that are easily learned but offer a wide range of tactics and abilities

?Five sample characters, plus hundreds of example abilities, spells, weapons, and vehicles

?A comprehensive glossary and index so you can easily find just the rule you're looking for

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May 16th, 2019
This is a product that has really come in handy for new players to the Hero System. It boils down the concepts better than anything else out there or that I could explain myself. I highly recommend this for players looking to teach or learn this system [...]
June 16th, 2007
The copy and paste function is disabled, which is a big negative for me since I use it extensively to reorganize material according to my own needs. [...]
Mark G. [Featured Reviewer]
February 26th, 2006
?Hero System: Sidekick? is a 128 page pdf from Hero Games. This review was written from a print copy of the product though I understand that there are no significant differences between the print and pdf offering. The Hero system is a highly customiza [...]
January 23rd, 2006
Excellent game, very simplistic. Lends itself well to playing a simpler version of Hero without all the myriad options if you don't want to give players access to all the variables. <br><br><b>QUALITY</b>: Very Good<br>&lt [...]
September 10th, 2005
One of the best ideas from Hero Games to date. Smaller, more concise, easier to read. Inexpensive and worth every penny.<br><br><b>QUALITY</b>: Excellent<br><br><b>VALUE</b>: Very Satisfied<br> [...]
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