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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GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: It’s the fundamental problem of trying to adapt most comic-book premises or even an established property like the Lord of the Rings ; they are so centered around a few characters or conflicts that playing in the same actual world the PCs can seem secondary, and there is often the implicit reluctance by players and gamemasters to outshine those central characters.

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Hellboy will supply the action. In these cases, the priest does not need Ritual Aptitude or the Ritual Magic skill though they might have either.

So this RPG only really covers the beginning fraction of the Hellboy universe, and that’s okay Really, if you look at the range there points to pointsand what people ans do, you can sort of see in a nutshell one of the basic problems with GURPS: So, y’know, good for atmosphere, but that’s about it.


This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today. Adn, most supernatural creatures have some kind playong vulnerability, or an overwhelming motivation, and by exploiting this, normal humans can deal with them. 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.

GURPS has the advantage in that the ruleset is sufficiently detailed and flexible it can depict very many things with little effort; GURPS has the disadvantage in sourcebiok it doesn’t do all these things very well.

However, if the hand is removed while he still livesit might be possible to use it without Hellboy’s cooperation.

The priest then learns the Path of Spirit and any rituals normall. Playing the Game One of the downsides of having an all-in-one game is that, well, the better portion plaing the space is given over to basically regurgitating GURPS Lite rules verbatim. They include surviving members of the original Nazi party, and possibly scientists from the Special Group. Add a copy to your collection.

Ben rated it really liked it Jul 08, This book is bursting with valuable source information compiled from rooe Hellboy trade paperbacks and novels. Yours, if you can get it to work. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. But even a non-gamer might want to pick this up. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Hellboy: Sourcebook and Roleplaying Game

In translating any setting to GURPS mechanics, you lose some of the flavor of that setting – it’s one of the reasons I am so strongly against porting Earthdawn and Shadowrun to other systems, because the systems are so tied to the game world that if you take them away you really lose a lot of the game – the system reinforces the setting.

Elfbiter rated it it was amazing Dec 27, There’s also a pretty nifty bibliography that covered the Hellboy material through Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Thu Mar 27, Frank and I had a conversation recently; Frank pointed out that the failing of Hellboy: The same people gave us this, which is kind of awesome.


A collectable if nothing else,or another dollar in Mr. He ws everything an insane Nazi mad scientist reduced to a head in a tank should be. Jason rated it liked it Apr 24, Other books in the series. All times are GMT.

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Deryn Naythas rated it it was amazing Jul 14, Point Based allocate points to get skills, powers, etc. I’m not a fan of this overly complex system, but it was still a well made book that any hellboy fan should consider since the material out there is so few are far between for this character. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Click here to see the hidden message It might sourceebook spoilers This hadn’t happened yet. What matters is when they get stuck with three rounds left, they’re a long way from home, and the monsters are closing in.

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Narzain rated it really liked it Jun 08, That said, this is basically just a list of various “high tech” or “alt tech” devices pictured in the first five trades of Hellboythe sort of thing a PC can start out with if they have the High Technology advantage or build if they have the Invention advantage.

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