Heroic Fantasy

Heroic Fantasy is a tabletop roleplaying game based on the wildly popular ‘The Black Hack’.

The game will be available on DrivethruRPG in January 2024 – Link here when live!

This book is the second edition of Heroic Fantasy, with new art, layout, and expanded with new kin, archetypes, magic and monsters. The game has new rules that use the ‘dice ladder’ throughout. Armour now absorbs damage.

The game provides an all-in-one package to play heroic fantasy games of wild combat, fiendish monsters and powerful magic. Heroic Fantasy uses simple and accessible rules that blend traditional and indie flavours into an appetising experience.

Find within:

  • Smooth game rules based on The Black Hack, reordered and polished with additional explanation and descriptions
  • Choose from the eight kin, each with their own flavour
  • Choose from ten archetypes, full of special abilities and magic
  • Personalise your characters with signature knowledge and skills to give you an advantage
  • Face the intervention of Fate – rolling equal to your ability creates special narrative intervention
  • Enchant your own items of power. Magic item creation rules
  • Hold against the Hordes of enemies. Rules to manage many adversaries attacking one PC
  • Never forget that the gods still breathe. Follow a god and choose morality
  • Ready for when friend becomes foe. Guidance on PVP action
  • Some new Monsters
  • A short adventure location: The Sorcerer’s Lair.
  • A fast play and accessible roleplaying game, with everything needed for the beginner and more experienced player alike. Long and shorter form play supported.

Play Heroic Fantasy!

The first edition can be found on DrivethruRPG here: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/198621

Template sheets are available for import into Foundry VTT, using the Custom System Builder system:

A PDF character sheet is available here: