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ADVENTURE AMONG THE STARS!

 

 

The latest in the Hero Games line of genre books, Star Hero discusses and describes the science fiction genre for gaming, and shows how to create characters, campaigns, starships, and other elements of the science fiction using the HERO System rules. It includes:

- a complete review of the science fiction genre, from the grittiest Low SF and Military SF stories to the most extravagant Space Opera adventures, with guidelines and suggestions for simulating each part of the genre using the HERO System rules

- discussions about alien life and civilizations, planets, and stars incorporating both the lates real-world discoveries and the artisitc license science fiction stories require, with random generation table to help GMs create entire star sectors and worlds quickly and easily

- a detailed chapter on technology, with dozens of example weapons and devices, and including rules for establishing and altering "technology levels" for civilizations and campaigns

- expanded HERO System rules for creating and using starships, mecha, hovercraft, and space stations

- a review of esoteric subjects like psionics and time travel

- a comprehensive chapter on gamemastering science fiction games

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

Star 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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Eric W March 11, 2017 5:01 am UTC
What is this? It says PDF but also zip file, and no page count? Is this just the character pack for the 5th edition Star Hero rule book or the actual rule book?
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Andre A March 24, 2017 3:45 am UTC
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It's the PDF for the actual rule book. I just got it to confirm. Got it here since I can't get it through Hero's website.
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Eric W April 02, 2017 1:48 am UTC
How strange...I checked, because Hero Games has been adding PDFs for older 5th edition (just bought Valdorian Age PDF from them!), but yeah their store has the Hero Designer character pack for 5th edition Star Hero, but not the PDF! Thanks for verifying that this is the actual PDF and not the same character pack, Andre A!
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1.0
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November 12, 2005
This title was added to our catalog on November 12, 2005.
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