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The Super Hack is a hyper-streamlined roleplaying game that uses the original 1970's Roleplaying Game and the wonderful THE BLACK HACK as a base. If you're looking for high octane Superhero action with a system that feels as familiar as an old glove - look no further!

The Super Hack is a fast playing game whose rules can be picked up in minutes. Character creation is superfast yet allows you to make a huge range of four colour Heroes.

You'll be amazed just how many action packed Superhero adventures you can get out of a single 20 page paperback book. Your favourite comic? Check! A multi-episode animated saga? Check! TV series? Multi-million dollar Hollywood blockbuster? Check and check again.

It's NEVER been so easy to unleash your inner Superhero!

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Jeremy H January 20, 2022 11:16 am UTC
How do you guys run Protection in your game? I was thinking that in a fight, PC's with Protection might attempt a Usage Die roll to replenish their Protection at the start of every new Turn? This might be too powerful or might make sense as a depleting resource on prolonged quest... dunno. Is there an active group on Discord (or elsewhere) that talks about this hack?
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Jeremy H December 15, 2021 2:47 am UTC
Hello, Simon. Would you help me boost my current Kickstarter? I'm putting together a third volume of monsters for Black Hack. I have two other volumes here on DriveThru. it's been a few years since I published those and hope to get some additional exposure via other Black Hackers. Thanks! :^)
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Christopher P February 13, 2021 6:11 pm UTC
I think I'm overthinking the protection power. Would someone please explain it.

I understand you add the fixed amount to your base protection points. Let's say I add 7 points to my base. During a fight, I lose 10 protection points. So I burned through the protection points from that power. When do I add them back? After a rest like normal base protection points?
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Simon B February 14, 2021 3:27 pm UTC
Thanks for your interest

I’m afraid, yes, you lose all those Protection points you “burned through”, whether Base or due to Superpowers, until you rest. (Sounds like a helluva battle!)

You can also lose all your Superpower protection points immediately if your usage die falls to d4 and you roll 1-2 between chapters. Because of this, it is best to cross off Superpower protection points before Base protection points whenever you take take damage.

The good news is that as soon as you rest, you gain ALL of your protection points back, both Base and Superpower. However, as your usage die for the Superpower protection only goes up to d4, those points are vulnerable to loss until you’ve had time to take several rests. (Just look at the state of Iron Man’s armour at the end of every film!)
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Jeremy H October 08, 2017 7:48 am UTC
Any thoughts on an update in the near future? :^)
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Royce R July 04, 2017 4:18 am UTC

I found The Super Hack as a POD on Lulu. Any chance it will ever get the full bundle deal treatment that The Black Hack received?
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