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Publisher: Hero Games
Year: 2002
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Product Code: DOJHERO100
ISBN-10: 1583660003
372 pages
Size: 9.00 x 11.00 inches
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From the back of the book:

The HERO System is back -- and better than ever!

Widely regarded as the best roleplaying game system ever created, the HERO System returns to print with its new 5th Edition. Written by award-winning game designer Steven S. Long, the 5th Edition updates the classic HERO System rules, providing new options, clarifications, and information for Hero gamers everywhere.

Unlike any other roleplaying game, the HERO System provides you with unfettered flexibility, letting you exercise your own creativity without hindrance. Build any character, power, gadget, skill, weapon, ability, or vehicle you can think of! It's the ultimate gamer's toolkit, allowing you to do what you do best: create great characters and games.

Whatever you want to do, in any genre, time period, or setting, the HERO System lets you do it.

The 5th Edition includes:

  • The complete HERO System rules, rewritten and revised to address commonly-asked questions and improve clarity;
  • Hundreds of new options for Hero gamers, allowing them to better create and define characters, abilities, vehicles, and more;
  • Over 300 example powers, gadgets, abilities, weapons, and spells for all genres;
  • A detailed, comprehensive index.

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A PAIR OF JACKS

These two serial killers terrorized Victorian England, and were never captured.

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AND THERE WAS BLOOD EVERYWHERE!

A giant blur on the satellite photo of Africa leads to unthinkable horrors for your Champions team.

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ANIME MARTIAL ARTS

Three anime-style martial artists from a variety of backgrounds are ready to enter your campaign.

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ASSASSIN'S ART

Hired killers sometimes have a particular means to their bloody ends, by using this martial art.

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BACK FROM THE GRAVE

The Undead have been depicted in numerous legends. Zombies and wights return from the grave to unleash their

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BARON ROBERTO

This very powerful energy manipulator could be the next right-hand man for your campaign\'s master villain.

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BASEBALL HERO

Batter up! Baseball season is over, but these rules for playing baseball in HERO will tide you over \'til next

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BATTLEFORGE

This fully-armored and magically armed mage creates his own enchanted equipment. And he\'s on a vendetta.

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BIKER HERO

Strap on your leathers and rev up engines. Motorcycle riding characters finally get their due.

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BLOOD BROTHERS

Vampires and other bloodsuckers from around the world come in more varieties than you might expect.

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