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WONDROUS WORLDS OF FANTASY!

Fantasy Hero discusses and describes the Fantasy genre for gaming, and shows how to create characters, campaigns, spells and magic systems, kingdoms, and other elements of Fantasy with the HERO System rules. It includes:

-a complete review of the Fantasy genre, from the most mundane Low Fantasy and Urban Fantasy tales to wondrous and bizarre High Fantasy and Epic Fantasy sagas, with guidelines and suggestions for simulating each part of the genre using the HERO System rules

-an extensive section on creating Fantasy characters in the HERO System, including over five dozen Package Deals for major character races, backgrounds, and professions

-Fantasy-specific combat and adventuring rules, including expanded rules for weapons, sieges, and mass combat

-a detailed chapter on magic, describing how to create magic systems, spells, and enchanted items, with dozens of examples to get you started

-discussions about Fantasy civilizations and cultures, with guidelines for economies and currencies, travel times and methods, religion, and much more

-a comprehensive chapter on gamemastering Fantasy games

Whatever type of Fantasy game you like to play, and however you like to play it, Fantasy Hero helps you make it even better!

Fantasy Hero is usable as a stand-alone product, but does not include the HERO System rules, only discussions of how to apply those rules. For the rules themselves, you’ll need the HERO System 5th Edition core rulebook.

 
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October 28th, 2006
Excellent Product! I liked the useful information that allows you to create your own fantasy universe or easily model existing ones using th e hero system building blocks with out getting lost in the infinite forest of options available. It wil [...]
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September 20th, 2006
So long as you understand that this is a book giving the reader a million different options for how they want their fantasy world to work, AND NOT A BOOK DESCRIBING AN OFFICIAL WAY OF DOING THINGS with alternatives, you will probably really enjoy this [...]
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416
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1.0
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DOJHP500
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November 02, 2005
This title was added to our catalog on November 02, 2005.
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Hero Games
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