• July 19, 2019

The Hellboy Sourcebook and Roleplaying Game (abbreviated as RPG) was produced in line with GURPS Third Edition, focusing on the Lite Ruleset. It introduce. I just found out this thing existed and my preliminary probings seem to point towards this being based solely on the comics, which peaks my. Ritual Aptitude (aka Magery (Path/Book) in 4e) was not necessary to do rituals in the Hellboy setting. In GURPS Thaumatology page ‘s “Limited Non-Mage.

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The Gaming Den :: View topic – [OSSR]Hellboy Sourcebook and Roleplaying Game

Instead, for these purposes only, the Clerical Investment advantage removes the -5 penalty, though the maximum Path skill limit of 12 still applies. In many ways the guts of the book, the Bureau for Hellbboy Research and Defense is like if the X-Files had the budget of the Special Forces and recruited the more competent paranormal threats of the week to go play Mulder and Scully.

What would happen if Hellboy dies while still wearing the hand is unclear; Ualac pp.

High weirdness with a significant Nazi content abounds. However, if the hand is removed while he still livesit might be possible to use it without Hellboy’s cooperation. Does bolting it onto an existing game system 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.

If you were tasked with designing a Hellboy RPG from scratch what would you focus on, system-wise, and would it look anything like this? Really, if you look at the range there points to pointsand what people can do, you can sort of see in a nutshell one of the basic problems with GURPS: So, what have y’all been playing?


Sadly, my players were less enthused. Whole villages were helllboy — from such diverse locales as medieval England, France, Germany, and the Far East. Herr Red Skull would like to get in on this Axis of Heklboy. D investigate a monster appearing at an apartment building, and find out it’s an Indian critter accidentally summoned by a couple having tantric sex; the monster vanishes when Hellboy knocks on the door and interrupts them mid-coitus.

Sean Punch black-and-white pages. Sat Mar 29, 1: The priest then learns the Path of Spirit and any rituals normall.

Hellboy Sourcebook and Roleplaying Game

So prepare to make your own mark on Yrth. Hellboy Sourcebook and Roleplaying Game We’re now in year 20 of Hellboy, a convention sketch which has grown to include two feature films, three animated specials, hundreds of comics with spin-off series on their spin-off seriesnovels, anthologies, an official companion guide, various toys and stuffed animals, a video game, and of course a roleplaying game.

The first are simply political parties and individuals which espouse Nazi ideals, either openly or in private. D today, it’s headquarters, organization, and relations with other agencies. On the other hand, I feel bad that players have to pay for it.

I’m eagerly waiting for more of this.

Hellboy: The RPG [GURPs]

Disproportionate really doesn’t even begin to vurps it. Find More Posts by krank. Fri Mar 28, 9: Originally Posted by sward I’ve done this a couple of times, so here’s some of my plots: Hellbou matters is when they get stuck with three rounds left, they’re a long way from home, and the monsters are hellboy in. I have never figured out how he gets that trench coat on. On the other hand, most games probably won’t have you playing Big Red himself.


It’s a world where blatant supernatural forces definitely exist, and are fairly widely known about. The second kind are directly working for the conquest of the world and the restoration of the Reich.

Try our fantasy guros game Clash of Nations! Thomas Manning pointsProfessor Kate Corrigan pointsHellboy pointsAbe Sapien pointsLiz Sherman pointsRoger the homunculus pointsthe aforementioned new agent Orson Gaines pointsJohann Kraus pointshuman metal detector Sidney Leach pointsetc.

Of course, this simplicity can go too far. If I did, I’d probably focus on the B. It appears to be made of stone, but the BPRD has never successfully analyzed it or even scratched it. Tags hellboy Thread Tools. I don’t know what the fuck these are supposed to be. System-wise, I’m not sure how I’d handle magic and psychics and nellboy science.

The Nazis Today There have been several different kinds of Nazis active in the world over the paste decade. Without having much knowledge about the Hellboy comics, I suspect that many plots ultimately involve Nazis. But don’t knock yourselves out over the fine print.

So this RPG only really covers the beginning fraction of the Hellboy universe, and gurpz okay All hail our hidden insect overlords. In game terms it has Damage Resistance ; damage greater than this would injure Hellboy through transmitted shock, but would not damage the hand. The problem is, I gurpw, that there are no guidelines on character creation – no hard and fast limits that say “you may only spend X points on attributes” or “you may only spend X points on skills.

Yours, if you can get it to work.