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September 2022


Runehammer Games Joins the Fight! 

  • The author of Index Card RPG and more joins the Heroes & Hardships Core Rulebook Kickstarter. 
  • Runehammer writes an adventure if certain stretch goals are met.

Launch Date Announced Inside!


More Kickstarter news from Starlight Arcana and Tome of Quests, Vol. 1.


What is Heroes & Hardships?


Heroes & Hardships is a Universal RPG System built for flexibility and fun!

Heroes & Hardships lets you play your way.

  • Chuck handfuls of d10s with a Roll & Keep dice pool system.
  • Scale your game from gritty to fantastical with 3 available Power Levels.
  • Create your character with a Point Buy system or leave it to fate with random Attribute generation.
  • Forego the doldrums of combat rounds with Heroes & Hardships' innovative action points system.
  • Customize characters with hundreds of Skills, Abilities, and Ancestry Traits.
  • Wield magic and powers with two Magic Systems for wizards and super heroes alike.
  • Equip your character with an assortment of gear, gadgets, weapons, and armor.
  • Pilot starfighters, galleys, tanks, and more.
  • Defeat a Bestiary full of Fantasy, Modern, and Sci-Fi adversaries.
  • Use dozens of optional rules to play the game any way you want.

Newsletter - September 2022

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