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Pulp Hero (Pulp Hero (5th Edition))

Steven Long

Published by Hero Games, 1999
ISBN 10: 1583660577 / ISBN 13: 9781583660577
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Title: Pulp Hero (Pulp Hero (5th Edition))

Publisher: Hero Games

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: As New

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Hero Games Pulp Hero (5th Edition) Pulp Hero (NM-) Manufacturer: Hero Games Product Line: Pulp Hero (5th Edition) Type: Softcover Code: DOJHERO800 Copyright Date: 2005 Author: Steven Long Page Count: 432 Please review the condition and any condition notes for the exact condition of this item. All pictures are stock photos. The condition of the item you will receive is NM-. Our grading system is explained in the terms of sale section of our bookseller page. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. Product Description: Thrilling Pulp Adventure! The Twenties and Thirties were a golden age of adventure as two-fisted heroes and daring explorers came to life in the pages of pulp magazines. Now you can create roleplaying games and characters set in this thrilling era! Pulp Hero discusses and describes the Pulp genre for gaming, covering everything from masked crime fighters, to globetrotting adventurers, to daring pilots, to eerie menaces. and beyond! It shows how to create characters, campaigns, abilities, weapons, and other elements of the genre using the HERO System rules. It includes: • A thorough examination of the Pulp genre and its subgenres, with guidelines and suggestions for simulating all the elements and aspects of the genre in the HERO System. • A month-by-month timeline of the 1920-39 period, with items arranged by subject for easy reference. • A detailed description of the world of the Pulp era, from the streets of New York City and London, to the jungles of Africa, to the tropical islands of the South Seas, to the clubs of Shanghai. • An extensive section on creating Pulp Hero characters, including over three dozen Package Deals representing characters’ professions and backgrounds, information and expanded rules for popular Skills and Perks, and “Heroic Talents” abilities for Pulp characters. • The guns, vehicles, and gear of the Pulp era — including the amazing creations of Weird Science! • Advice for GMs about creating and running Pulp Hero campaigns, including Heroic Action Points rules for simulating the incredible luck and amazing coincidences that help Pulp heroes. Get ready for the amazing adventures of Pulp Hero!. Bookseller Inventory # 2148322573

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Synopsis: The HERO System returns to the thrilling adventures of the Pulp genre with Pulp Hero, a successor to the venerated and beloved Justice, Inc. Like Hero's other genre books, Pulp Hero provides a thorough overview of the genre and its elements, character creation notes, equipment and vehicles, GMing tips, and sample characters. It also includes a thorough, gaming-friendly guide to the world of the 1920s and '30s.

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