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The Algernon Files (HERO)

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The Algernon Files 2.0

For the HERO System Fifth Edition

"The Algernon Files" is a collection of characters, some friends, some most definitely enemies, that can be thrown into practically any supers' campaign that's even remotely four-color. It captures a degree of modern sensibility in its character design, while keeping the silver and bronze age spirit. Face off against the likes of the supergenius Prometheus, or an ancient god made flesh in the form of The Serpent Queen; decide whose side Hell's Belles are really on, or trade blows with the mighty Magog -- and if you feel a little overwhelmed by all the hostile attention, relax by visiting Fortress, expansive HQ for potential allies The Sentinels (Tours of the museum and vendor areas are 2-5 PM, weekdays only, thank you), the third team to carry on the legacy of their name.

Visit our company website (www.BlackWyrm.com) for more sample pages and other extras!

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July 31st, 2007
The HERO edition of the Algernon Files is a fantastically produced book. I like that the characters have their own pages, rather than one charatcter finishing on the same page that the next character begins. This makes printing out the idividual character [...]
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April 23rd, 2007
The Upside: The following review was done from the Hero System version of the book. The Algernon Files is first a character book for an as yes unpublished setting. Containing eighty-one full character sheets and well over two dozen minions, bases, [...]
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March 11th, 2007
Asking for originality from a four-color superhero campaign setting is not always wise. What Algernon Files does, and does very well, is present a playable and effective set of characters and setting ideas that are meldable very easily into existing Champ [...]
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February 28th, 2007
The Algernon Files for HERO A massive collection of superheroes, villains and more, The Algernon Files is available both for Mutants and Masterminds and HERO, in both a print version and PDF format. The following review was written based on the HERO [...]
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Product Information
Rule System(s)
Pages
256
Edition
1.0
Publisher Stock #
BWG 2004
File Size:
14.97 MB
Format
Original electronic
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File Last Updated:
December 21, 2006
This title was added to our catalog on December 21, 2006.
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BlackWyrm Games
BlackWyrm Games
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