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Heroes and Hardships Quickstart Guide

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One System, Any Setting!

Heroes and Hardships is a skill-based D10 dice pool RPG system that will support any setting or story you can imagine! Heroes and Hardships is built for heroic adventure and deadly campaigns!

The Heroes and Hardships Quickstart Guide contains everything you need to start playing in a vast number of different settings. This fully illustrated 96-page book could be used as a fully realized RPG on its own, but offers only a fraction of what you will find in the Heroes and Hardships Core Ruebook to come. 

The Heroes and Hardships Quickstart Guide includes:

  • Character creation rules and options;
  • Detailed rules for deadly combat, including the Heroes and Hardships' innovative Action Point system, as well as over 30 offensive and defensive combat actions;
  • Dozens of skills and abilities;
  • Nearly a hundred wound effects;
  • Dozens of weapons and pieces of armor from across multiple genres;
  • A bestiary of adversaries to get you started;
  • A fully linked table of contents, a fully bookmarked PDF, and an index;
  • A five page character sheet;
  • And much more!

Grab a handful of d10s and form your dice pool; epic adventures await!

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Andrew M November 24, 2020 2:20 pm UTC
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I'd play this if the rolling mechanic were different. No way I'm going to do, for example, five addition operations and a subtraction to find out add result.
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Jason D November 24, 2020 3:24 pm UTC
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Andrew,

Thanks so much for reading the QSG!

Yes, this is built on a Roll & Keep system similar to L5R, 7th Sea, and A Song of Ice and Fire. You have to add each die. 1,000s of hours of playtest has shown this is not a hinderance to actual gameplay, but we understand people have preferences. I really appreciate your feedback and taking a look.
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Andrew M November 27, 2020 4:29 am UTC
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Sure, Jason, you're welcome. I meant no dig at the your work, which looks great. I'm just casting about for a system to commit to and a main resolution mechanic with minimal calculation is a big part of it for me.
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Jason D November 27, 2020 6:01 am UTC
PUBLISHER
Oh, it is not a problem. Not every system is for every person. I am very happy to have people check out the game in earnest, so I am thankful for you taking a look!
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Patrick B September 18, 2020 12:49 am UTC
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This seems really good. How far away is the full core rulebook?
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Jason D September 18, 2020 1:09 am UTC
PUBLISHER
The plan is for a early 2021 Kickstarter. There's a lot that will go into the book and it is likely to be a sizeable book. That being said, almost all the sub-systems are designed and under play test.
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George F March 25, 2021 3:32 pm UTC
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Any update on the KickStarter?
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Jason D March 25, 2021 3:51 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
We've slipped a bit, but focusing in on the fall. I think it is a realistic goal, and the fulfillment of at least the digital book will be shortly after.
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