Heroes Archive

  • Winter Heroes: Pregenerated Characters This pdf is all about providing evocative pregens, primarily intended for use with the Reign of Winter AP and clocks in at 34 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of how to use/introduction, 1 page advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 25 pages of content, so let’s take a look at those pregens!   First of all, how were they created? The characters herein, in default, are presented as 20-pt.-buy characters and the respective characters do have information pertaining 15-pt.-buy downscaling rules I very much appreciate. The pregens make rules of current PFRPG hardcovers as […]

    Winter Heroes: Pregenerated Characters

    Winter Heroes: Pregenerated Characters This pdf is all about providing evocative pregens, primarily intended for use with the Reign of Winter AP and clocks in at 34 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of how to use/introduction, 1 page advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 25 pages of content, so let’s take a look at those pregens!   First of all, how were they created? The characters herein, in default, are presented as 20-pt.-buy characters and the respective characters do have information pertaining 15-pt.-buy downscaling rules I very much appreciate. The pregens make rules of current PFRPG hardcovers as […]

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  • Heroes of the Birdman Mountains This installment of Purple Duck Games’ regional player’s guides clocks in at 57 pages, one page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, leaving us with a massive 54 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   After a brief piece of introductory fluff, we are introduced to the races prevalent within the birdman mountain region – which, obviously, consists of a bunch of bird-like races. Now here is a bit of a catch that GMs should be aware of: The races like harpies herein often sport 1st level unassisted flight; when they do, however, they are balanced versus the strix race. Now I *generally* am a big opponent of unassisted flight at […]

    Heroes of the Birdman Mountains

    Heroes of the Birdman Mountains This installment of Purple Duck Games’ regional player’s guides clocks in at 57 pages, one page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, leaving us with a massive 54 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   After a brief piece of introductory fluff, we are introduced to the races prevalent within the birdman mountain region – which, obviously, consists of a bunch of bird-like races. Now here is a bit of a catch that GMs should be aware of: The races like harpies herein often sport 1st level unassisted flight; when they do, however, they are balanced versus the strix race. Now I *generally* am a big opponent of unassisted flight at […]

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  • Heroes of Azag-Ithiel The latest installment of Purple Duck Games rather evocative Player Guides/setting books for the regions of the Porphyra campaign setting clocks in at 57 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 2.5 pages of SRD, leaving us with a massive 52.5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   As has become the tradition with this series, we begin with a rather nice piece of introductory fluff before delving into the racial variants that inhabit the lands depicted – and here, Azag-Ithiel, also known as the Newlands. The first of these variants would be the Forgeborn elves, who get +2 Con and Int, -2 Cha, low-light vision, elven immunities, +2 to CL-checks to overcome SR […]

    Heroes of Azag-Ithiel

    Heroes of Azag-Ithiel The latest installment of Purple Duck Games rather evocative Player Guides/setting books for the regions of the Porphyra campaign setting clocks in at 57 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 2.5 pages of SRD, leaving us with a massive 52.5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   As has become the tradition with this series, we begin with a rather nice piece of introductory fluff before delving into the racial variants that inhabit the lands depicted – and here, Azag-Ithiel, also known as the Newlands. The first of these variants would be the Forgeborn elves, who get +2 Con and Int, -2 Cha, low-light vision, elven immunities, +2 to CL-checks to overcome SR […]

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  • Metal Heroes: Pregenerated Characters This collection of pregens is 42 pages long,1 page front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 1 page SRD, 1 page advertisement, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 33 pages, so let’s take a look!   The pregens for the Iron Gods-AP as presented herein are based on a 20-point-buy, with scaling options for the more gritty and lethal 15-point-buy options provided for each of the characters herein. Following the format for the pregens created by Legendary Games, the basic set-up adheres to a pretty concise formula: Each of the characters presented in these pages comes with a one-page full-character rendition in full-color, supplemented by a piece if in-character […]

    Metal Heroes: Pregenerated Characters

    Metal Heroes: Pregenerated Characters This collection of pregens is 42 pages long,1 page front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 1 page SRD, 1 page advertisement, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 33 pages, so let’s take a look!   The pregens for the Iron Gods-AP as presented herein are based on a 20-point-buy, with scaling options for the more gritty and lethal 15-point-buy options provided for each of the characters herein. Following the format for the pregens created by Legendary Games, the basic set-up adheres to a pretty concise formula: Each of the characters presented in these pages comes with a one-page full-character rendition in full-color, supplemented by a piece if in-character […]

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  • Heroes of the Middle Kingdoms The third gazetteer/player’s guide for the unique setting of Porphyra clocks in at 65 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 3 pages of SRD, 1 page blank, leaving us with a massive 59 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, we begin this player’s guide with a page of fluffy introduction, sporting a significant sample day in the middle kingdoms – which is a smart choice: Perry Fehr’s capability to craft believable vistas is by now well-documented and the customs he describes could have been taken straight out of “The Golden Bough”, spliced with some fantastical elements. Moreover, this short paragraph actually makes it possible for you to properly portray […]

    Heroes of the Middle Kingdoms

    Heroes of the Middle Kingdoms The third gazetteer/player’s guide for the unique setting of Porphyra clocks in at 65 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 3 pages of SRD, 1 page blank, leaving us with a massive 59 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, we begin this player’s guide with a page of fluffy introduction, sporting a significant sample day in the middle kingdoms – which is a smart choice: Perry Fehr’s capability to craft believable vistas is by now well-documented and the customs he describes could have been taken straight out of “The Golden Bough”, spliced with some fantastical elements. Moreover, this short paragraph actually makes it possible for you to properly portray […]

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  • Gossamer Heroes This LoGaS-supplement is 12 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, leaving us with 10 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   This pdf kicks off with a short introduction to the matter at hand – namely, the depiction of new player characters, readily generated at the suggestions of Kickstarter-patrons to serve as player characters. hence, by intention and to allow for a user-base as wide as possible, the characters herein have a limited breadth of powers, which should not be considered a detriment, though.   So, who do we get? First of them would be Cordelia – a kind of pirate-queen/gossamer lady studded with quite an array of different unique magical […]

    Gossamer Heroes (DICELESS)

    Gossamer Heroes This LoGaS-supplement is 12 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, leaving us with 10 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   This pdf kicks off with a short introduction to the matter at hand – namely, the depiction of new player characters, readily generated at the suggestions of Kickstarter-patrons to serve as player characters. hence, by intention and to allow for a user-base as wide as possible, the characters herein have a limited breadth of powers, which should not be considered a detriment, though.   So, who do we get? First of them would be Cordelia – a kind of pirate-queen/gossamer lady studded with quite an array of different unique magical […]

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  • Heroes of the Siwathi Desert The second of Purple Duck Games’ Player’s Guides for their upcoming, highly anticipated Porphyra-setting clocks in at 53 pages of content, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 2 pages of SRD and 1 page blank back cover, leaving us with a massive 48 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Introduced to the setting’s harsh realities by an aptly-written in-character narrative, we are introduced to the new races herein, first of which would be ancestor-worshipping Sibeccai-like humanoids, Fnolls and the godless, elemental-worshipping Zendiqi, the latter of which you may already know in more detail from one of the best Fehr’s Ethnology-installments. These 3 races have in common that they are balanced, do […]

    Heroes of the Siwathi Desert

    Heroes of the Siwathi Desert The second of Purple Duck Games’ Player’s Guides for their upcoming, highly anticipated Porphyra-setting clocks in at 53 pages of content, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 2 pages of SRD and 1 page blank back cover, leaving us with a massive 48 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Introduced to the setting’s harsh realities by an aptly-written in-character narrative, we are introduced to the new races herein, first of which would be ancestor-worshipping Sibeccai-like humanoids, Fnolls and the godless, elemental-worshipping Zendiqi, the latter of which you may already know in more detail from one of the best Fehr’s Ethnology-installments. These 3 races have in common that they are balanced, do […]

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  • Porphyra: Heroes of the Fenian Triarchy The first of the Porphyra-region books is 53 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 2 pages of SRD, 1 page advertisement, 1 blank page, leaving us with 47 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   After a short, fluffy introduction into life in the swampy triarchy, we kick off with new races: Power-wise, they are built with 10 to 12 points via the flawed ARG-guidelines, which per se does not bode particularly well, so let’s see how significant the power-fluctuations/levels will turn out to be, shall we? The first race would be the boggards that get +2 to Str and Con, -2 to Int, slow speed, dakrvision, low-light vision, […]

    Porphyra: Heroes of The Fenian Triarchy

    Porphyra: Heroes of the Fenian Triarchy The first of the Porphyra-region books is 53 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 2 pages of SRD, 1 page advertisement, 1 blank page, leaving us with 47 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   After a short, fluffy introduction into life in the swampy triarchy, we kick off with new races: Power-wise, they are built with 10 to 12 points via the flawed ARG-guidelines, which per se does not bode particularly well, so let’s see how significant the power-fluctuations/levels will turn out to be, shall we? The first race would be the boggards that get +2 to Str and Con, -2 to Int, slow speed, dakrvision, low-light vision, […]

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  • Heroes of the Jade Oath This massive book is 175 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 3 pages ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 168 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   First of all, let me tell you about the genesis of the project – HotJO has been in the making for what seemed like forever and was originally the first BIG project of Rite Publishing, intended to be released as a supplement to Monte Cook’s Arcana Evolved. When the Beta-version of the book was released, the content was fresh and interesting in style and flavor. Now, with the advent and influx in popularity of PFRPG, people on […]

    Heroes of the Jade Oath (PFRPG-version)

    Heroes of the Jade Oath This massive book is 175 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 3 pages ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 168 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   First of all, let me tell you about the genesis of the project – HotJO has been in the making for what seemed like forever and was originally the first BIG project of Rite Publishing, intended to be released as a supplement to Monte Cook’s Arcana Evolved. When the Beta-version of the book was released, the content was fresh and interesting in style and flavor. Now, with the advent and influx in popularity of PFRPG, people on […]

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  • Imperial Heroes This collection of Pre-gens for the Jade regent-AP is 28 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page introduction/how-to use,1 page author bios/back cover, leaving us with 24 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The first thing you’ll notice is that we get whole-character-pictures in gorgeous full-color for every character as well as a sample quote from the respective character. On the second page devoted to a character, we get the respective character’s statblock, whereas on the third, we get advice on scaling them down to a 15-point build (the characters are made via a 20-point build), an extensive background, roleplaying ideas as well as ideas for character advancement. Nice!   Now […]

    Imperial Heroes: Pregenerated Characters for the Jade Regent AP

    Imperial Heroes This collection of Pre-gens for the Jade regent-AP is 28 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page introduction/how-to use,1 page author bios/back cover, leaving us with 24 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The first thing you’ll notice is that we get whole-character-pictures in gorgeous full-color for every character as well as a sample quote from the respective character. On the second page devoted to a character, we get the respective character’s statblock, whereas on the third, we get advice on scaling them down to a 15-point build (the characters are made via a 20-point build), an extensive background, roleplaying ideas as well as ideas for character advancement. Nice!   Now […]

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