The Hellboy Sourcebook and Roleplaying Game (abbreviated as RPG) was produced in line with GURPS Third Edition, focusing on the Lite Ruleset. It introduce. Hellboy has 63 ratings and 0 reviews. Fans of Mike Mignola’s demon-busting Hellboy can now join him, fighting evil and kicking Nazi butt! This book inclu. The Hellboy Sourcebook and Roleplaying Game is ─║Powered by GURPS,─╣ meaning that its rules are closely based on GURPS, a popular general-purpose RPG.

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The given examples are things like, oh, you slug a mummy and the mummy stumbles against its sarcophagus which the GM never mentioned and falls flat on its back; or “We’re exploring this pyramid, we can’t be the first, there must be skeletons of previous explorers, one of them comes to life and points the way. There are technically spirits, but they often appear very solid and powerful.

In game terms it has Damage Resistance ; damage greater than this would injure Hellboy through transmitted shock, but would not damage the hand. Jordan rated it liked it Apr 25, It was paperback unlike all the other books he has so that was different. Briefer write-ups without stats are given for a bunch of other minor characters from the Hellboy ‘verse which most people have forgotten because, y’know, they showed up once ten-fifteen trade paperbacks ago and were never mentioned since.

Instead, for these purposes only, the Clerical Investment advantage removes the -5 penalty, though the maximum Path skill limit of 12 still applies.


Hellboy: Sourcebook and Roleplaying Game

All times are GMT. Likewise, tracking the exact quantities of ammunition and supplies hrllboy by each character is probably too much like hard work – so long as they show a willingness to carry enough.

Display posts from previous: Davidwlou rated it liked it Jan 20, Yours, if you can get it to work. The year wasand I actually own two copies of this book; one looks about the size and thickness of your average graphic novel, and the other is a “limited edition” hardback with black leather cover and embossed with red foil.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. There’s a sidebar with an optional rule at the end I’m not sure I quite like. Sat Mar 29, 1: Does bolting it onto an existing game system work? It really does feel like this was a product designed for comic book fans that somehow had not made it into gaming yet; at a time when a lot of GURPS products were still on regular paper stock and illustrated in black-and-white, this is on lush glossy comic-book paper with dozens of images culled from the existing Hellboy material.

If I did, I’d probably focus on the B.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. You can spend the same number of points slightly differently and end up with gmae where one is obviously better than the other; here we’ve got an amphibian, an ecotplasmic medium, and a firestarter who have the same points-cost of an SAS guy that knows Karate and Judo.

Hellboy: Sourcebook and Roleplaying Game by Phil Masters

Sadly, my players were less enthused. What matters is when they get stuck with three rounds left, they’re a long way from home, and the monsters are closing in.


So, there’s really nothing much to say about this chapter. Matthew rated it liked it Jul 21, The nice thing about doing a sourcebook for an existing franchise is plenty of re-usable art assets!

This is a complete game for two or more players.

On the other hand, I feel bad that players have to pay for it. Nazis and Other Human Foes One of the characteristic elements of Hellboy is that it makes no bones about punching Nazis, whether they be Neo- or Original flavor.

The problem is, I think, that there are no guidelines on character creation – no hard and fast limits that say sourcebooi may only spend X points on attributes” or “you may only spend X points on skills. What would happen if Hellboy dies rle still wearing the hand is unclear; Ualac pp.

Crucially, most supernatural creatures have some kind of vulnerability, or an overwhelming motivation, and by exploiting this, normal humans can deal with them. Frederick Noble rated it did not like it Feb 22, The first are simply political parties and individuals which espouse Nazi ideals, either openly or in private. The Ragna Rok Engine Perhaps the ultimate accomplishment of Project Ragna Rok, this was an extremely complex piece of equipment plqying to focus occult energies and place them at Rasputin’s disposal for use in an empowering ritual.