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H. P. Lovecraft Preparatory Academy: Savage Worlds Edition

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A Roleplaying Game of Students in a School of Monsters and Mad Scientists

As a student at the prestigious H.P. Lovecraft Preparatory Academy, you’ll uncover conspiracies, deal with bullies and uncaring professors, explore dangerous steam tunnels, study for exams, escape from horrible monstrosities that humanity was never meant to see, and try to avoid an extended stay at Arkham Sanitarium. And that's just orientation week!

  • A semi-humorous RPG in the tradition of Saturday morning cartoons featuring mystery-busting kids…only the monsters are real. 
  • Features a detailed sandbox environment on the campus of a haunted New England boarding school. 
  • New Edges, Hindrances, and more to create a variety of students to create a diverse and interesting campus. 
  • Design your own faculty! Want Dr. Frankenstein to be the new Biology professor? No problem! 
  • Thanks to the medical breakthroughs developed by Dr. West in the school infirmary, your character can’t die…but sanity is another matter entirely. 
  • A section for Headmasters (the GM) with advice and mechanics for creating a variety of strange and exciting mysteries on school grounds.

This book contains the Savage Worlds edition of the game including alternate rules and mechanical adjustments. Fully compatible with the new SWADE version of Savage Worlds.

Choose Your System

HPL Prep is available in three systems to suit your academic needs. Play the original PDQ rules, leap into the Pip System, or explode into action with our Savage Worlds edition. 

HPL Prep (PDQ Edition) HPL Prep (Pip System Edition) HPL Prep (Savage Worlds Edition)

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JOSEPH C August 10, 2021 3:47 pm UTC
Where is the Character Sheet for the Savage Worlds version (it says it is in the back of the book but it is not there)
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Stacie W February 18, 2020 8:02 pm UTC
PoD please.
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Eloy L February 18, 2020 10:09 pm UTC
any day here, hopefully. :)
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Stacie W February 19, 2020 10:16 pm UTC
Sweet, thank you.
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Mark O July 18, 2019 11:04 pm UTC
I'd really love to hear more about how this differs from ETU.
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Stacie W February 19, 2020 10:19 pm UTC
This differs from ETU in a few ways. HPL is for younger teenagers where ETU is for college. HPL's supernatural is Lovecraftian. Idk about the Savage Worlds version but the PDQ version has rules for a pretty good variety of different types of magic and gadgetry.
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Manuel S July 18, 2019 11:12 am UTC
"This book contains an alternate Savage Worlds edition of the game. Everything you need to play the game using our own Pip System can be found in this book. "
This is a rather confusing sentence. Does this mean the book contains both rulesets?
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Tyler C July 18, 2019 9:26 pm UTC
I'm usually pretty anxious to buy just about any Savage Worlds book. But I usually exercise caution. You're right, sentences like that confuse me to.
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July 18, 2019 9:35 pm UTC
From what i can read, alternate means some rules are adjusted to fit the setting. Everything else so far is clearly for SWAdE.
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Eloy L July 18, 2019 10:40 pm UTC
It was a typo that got through and it's been fixed. Yes, it's fully compatible with SWADE (which was actually part of why it's only coming out now lol). Cheers!
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Ronald B July 18, 2019 8:04 am UTC
Looks excellent and I am considering buying. Will there be a POD version coming soon?
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Eloy L July 18, 2019 10:40 pm UTC
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Jeffry W August 12, 2020 4:56 am UTC
I am buying the SWADE version as soon as the POD drops.
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