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Publisher: Margaret Weis Productions, Ltd.
Year: 2013
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Publisher: Margaret Weis Productions, Ltd.
Year: 2013
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Product Code: MWP1042
ISBN-13: 978-1936685110
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Publisher: Margaret Weis Productions, Ltd.
Year: 2013
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Product Code: MWP1042
ISBN-13: 978-1936685110
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From publisher blurb:

Crowdsourced & Crowdfunded
We asked creators, amateurs, and professionals alike to share new mechanics, settings, and entirely new games based on our popular Cortex Plus roleplaying games: LEVERAGE, SMALLVILLE, and MARVEL HEROIC ROLEPLAYING. An army of authors contributed their own ideas to the project, which we dubbed the Cortex Plus Hacker’s Guide. Emboldened by a highly successful Kickstarter project and the investment of over a thousand backers, the Guide has blossomed into a fully featured sourcebook for all things Cortex Plus!

We had an amazing team on this project led by Dave Chalker, Phillippe-Antoine Menard and Cam Banks. Contributors also include Lenny Balsera, Rob Donoghue, Dave Bozarth, Sally Christensen, Scott Cunningham, Steve Darlington, Anders Gabrielsson, Matthew Gardner, Zachery Gaskins, Jim Henley, Dain Lybarger, Tom Lynch, Ryan Macklin, Adam Minnie, James Ritter, Josh Roby, Elizabeth Shoemaker Sampat, Shreyas Sampat, Joel Shempert, Dennis Twigg, Amanda Valentine, Monica Valentinelli, and Filamena Young.

Cortex Plus … & YOU
The Cortex Plus Hacker’s Guide gives you articles, essays, and three complete reference documents to bring action, drama, and heroic fantasy to your game table. From science fiction to school yards, from the end of time to the outskirts of imagination, the building blocks of your next Cortex Plus game are right here!

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preliminary Contents:

  • Action Roleplaying - Cortex Plus Action rules as seen in Leverage: The Roleplaying Game
  • Dramatic Roleplaying - Cortex Plus Drama rules as seen in Smallville Roleplaying Game
  • Fantasy Heroic Roleplay - Cortex Plus Heroic rules with Fantasy Setting as seen in Marvel Heroic Roleplaying
  • On Hacking by Rob Donoghue
  • Kingdom Management by Dave Bozarth
  • Starship for Hire by Dave Chalker
  • Random Feature Generation by Scott Cunningham
  • Mutant Ninja Animals by Steve Darlington
  • Vampires by Anders Gabrielsson
  • Backstabbing BFFs by Matthew Gardner
  • Ephemereality by Zachery Gaskins
  • Episodes at the End of Time by Jim Henley
  • Transhumanism by Dain Lybarger
  • Future Born in Pain by Tom Lynch
  • Hacking Stress by Ryan Macklin
  • The Old School Job by Philippe-Antoine Ménard
  • Time and Tactics' by Adam Minnie
  • Cyberpunk Overdrive by James Ritter
  • Machine Shop by Josh Roby
  • One-Shots' by Josh Roby
  • Junior Adventurer's Club by Elizabeth Shoemaker Sampat
  • Cursus Honorum: Roman Drama by Shreyas Sampat
  • Dramatic Fluency by Joel Shempert
  • Mechaville' by Joel Shempert
  • '#Eternal City by Dennis Twigg
  • Roleplay Like You're On TV by Monica Valentinelli

(Exact order of articles in the final book TBD)

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