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HeartQuest: Romantic Roleplaying in the Worlds of Shoujo Manga


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HeartQuest: Romantic Roleplaying in the Worlds of Shoujo Manga contains all the rules to role-play romance, intrigue and adventure in the worlds of shoujo manga. The game covers the vast variety of the shoujo field, from teen romance stories and magic girl adventures to fantastic quests in bizarre new worlds.

HeartQuest: Romantic Roleplaying in the Worlds of Shoujo Manga uses the Fudge System to create rich, deep characters. Play a naive schoolgirl looking for her first love, a powerful magical girl saving the world from elemental evil, a suave and mysterious bishonen, or any other shoujo character you can imagine. Form lasting relationships with other characters, both player and non-player. Find the one love worth sacrificing everything for, or leave a trail of broken hearts in your wake. Face evils you cannot begin to imagine, or the horrors of the all-important high school entrance exams. Travel to fantastic worlds, or cram yourself into a crowded bullet train to shop in Shinjuku.

HeartQuest: Romantic Roleplaying in the Worlds of Shoujo Manga is a complete game that includes everything needed to play except dice: complete rules for character creation, task resolution, combat, and supernatural powers; plenty of good advice for players and gamemasters alike; extensive bibliographies of comics, books, animation and web resources for the shoujo genre; and three settings in which to host your shoujo games: Sendai Academy, Ghost Tamer Miyaki, and Steel Heidi.

Written by: Michael Hopcroft, Robert Pool, Dimitri Ashling, Ewen Cluney, Robert Boyd, Robert Bain, Ismael Alvarez, Travis Johnson, and Douglas Larke.

Pages: 130 (Including front and back covers.)
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Timothy B. [Featured Reviewer]
July 15th, 2010
Heart Quest is a Fudge game about playing in the world of Shoujo (girls stories) Manga/Anime. It is obvious from the start that while the mechanics are mostly the same to other Fudge games, the tenor is very different. HQ only has five attributes in wh [...]
Jason C. [Featured Reviewer]
June 24th, 2009
This is an excellent introduction to the shoujo subgenre. I had no familiarity with it before reading this game. The creators clearly have a love for the subgenre and that comes across very well in the clear text. The game itself is based on the FUDGE [...]
November 17th, 2004
A surprisingly different approach to role-playing that embraces both slam-bang action and the more mundane struggles of everyday life (The sub-genres of Shoujo Manga being almost as diverse as the entirety of American comic books today). It also manag [...]
July 26th, 2003
Heartquest is a roleplaying game that is very different form any other. This is a game for all those fans of Sailor Moon, Cardcaptors and Revoutionary Girl Utena. The idea of playing characters in Shoujo Manga may not appeal to everyone, but then thi [...]
July 14th, 2003
Quite nice, although I admit I was hoping for more bishonen goodness. :-) [...]
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