Welcome to the Beyond Heroes web page, a site to dedicated to heroes of all ages from the mythological to superhuman. Inside you will find resources for heroic roleplaying of all eras including fantasy, pulp, modern and future with my own magic system and dimensions. All articles within maybe used with any RPG system. Providing to the community since 2001.
Check here for the regular updates.
Click on any of the links below to go to the desired section.
|Advantages||Rules for adding physical, social, intellectual, superhuman, magical or other enhancements to a character.|
|Alien Devices||Rules for deciphering and using alien equipment, including artifacts.|
|Alien Races||A guide to 138 alien races for your invasion pleasure.|
|Alignments||A more detailed reinterpretation of alignments.|
|Allies||A guide to 7 groups to help your players, including the Femforce®.|
|Alternate Worlds||Rules for creating your own parallel earths and travelling to them.|
|The Aquatic Sourcebook||A guide to all things aquatic including but not limited to; Races, Classes, Ocean Cities, Water Magic, Water Powers, Sea Encounters, Aquatic Terrain and the effects of water on combat.|
|Artifacts||A guide to objects supernatural and alien, wondrous and horrifying, powerful and deadly.|
|Atlantis||Long ago Atlantis was the prominent power on earth. However, like all empires, it eventually slipped into decadence. With even part of the island being allowed to revert to wilderness.|
|Attributes||A guide to how attributes work and how much they cost.|
|Basilica City||A generic city for your superheroes to play in with 85 different locations.|
|The Bestiary||A guide to Mythological monsters for any era or setting. Including Dragons, Elementals, Monsters, Mythical Animals, Undead and the Zodiac.|
|Birthplace||Rules for determining which country was your character born in.|
|Campaigns||A summary of the various campaigns I ran over the years.|
|Civilians in Combat||Rules for what happens when civilians get caught up in battles and riots.|
|Classes||A guide to the various character classes available from the following eras; Ancient (68), Cosmic (6), and Modern (147). Also includes a Master Class list.|
|Combat, Mental||Information on Psychic Agility, Psychic Armour Class, Mental Points, and rules for mental and psychic combat.|
|Combat, Physical||An explanation of Thac0, AC and all the features of physical combat.|
|Corporations||A guide to creating and running your own corporations.|
|The Cosmic Creation Netbook||Often ripped off but never matched; rules for generating your own Dimensions, Galaxies, Star Systems, Worlds, Life forms and Civilizations.|
|Creating a Character||A complete guide to creating a character in my universe.|
|Tables for rolling up random common magic items.|
|Critical Tables||Rules for Critical Hits, Fumbles and Catastrophic tables.|
|Cursed Items||A guide to how cursed items work and how to make your own.|
|Cyberspace||A guide to the Cyberscape, the Cybernet and net combat.|
|Dimensions||A guide to 20 subdimensions and 343 alternate dimensions. Includes timetravel rules.|
|Disadvantages||Rules for adding physical, social, intellectual, superhuman, magical or other adverse effects to a character.|
|Dispositions and Motivations||Rules for determining the character's philosophy of life, likes, dislikes, and general attitude to the world and the people around him.|
|Earth Races||A guide to 56 Earth based races to choose from, ranging from land based to undersea to subterranean.|
|Enemies||A guide to 31 despicable groups to torment your players.|
|The Equipment Locker||Various guides to equipment and weapons from various eras.|
|Eras||Detailed guides to each of the following eras; Atlantis, Ancient Rome, the Pulp 20s and 30s, Modern, Post Apocalyptic and the Future.|
|Experience Points||Rules for experience point usage for both Heroes and Villains.|
|Fan Fiction||Something I wrote long ago for a contest.|
|Fright Tables||Rules for Fear and Terror and a list of most phobias.|
|Gateways||Tables for rolling up your own random gateways to other dimensions.|
|The Gamemaster's Guide||Various guides on running a campaign along with some quick role tables.|
|The Grimmoiré||A guide to 1817 spells divided into 36 different schools of magic.|
|A Guide to Superhero Games||A list of various superhero roleplaying games produced by different companies.|
|The Hangar Bay||Examples of 12 different space vehicle types and 44 different ships.|
|Heroes of the Cosmos||Star based heroes with
The Alien Legion
|Heroic Names||A table for creating your own names.|
|The Heroic Women Sourcebook||A list of various heroic women from around the world.|
|History of the Heroes World||A massive timeline of Heroes through the ages, starting from the beginning of time through to the end. Divided into 10 eras.|
|The Intelligence Agencies Sourcebook||Intelligence Agencies from 32 different countries.|
|Kaijuu Creation||Rules for creating your own giant monsters.|
|Life Path and Physical Characteristics||Rules for adding more background with money and family, and for determining your character's height, weight, musculature and blood type.|
|Links||My favourite sites.|
|Maps||An index guide to all my maps of the earth, space and other dimensions.|
|The Magic Sourcebook||A netbook guide to playing magical characters including; an explanation of how magic works, a list of all magical classes, a guide to magical locations on earth, a guide to magical dimensions, magical monsters, mystical entities and NPCs.|
|The Martial Arts Sourcebook||A guide to 54 Martial Art Forms, special abilities and combat manoeuvres.|
|Mining||Rules on the extraction and quality of minerals.|
|Modern Poisons||A guide to poisons and their effects.|
|Mystical Materials||Descriptions and costs for normal, fantasy and far future materials.|
|The Nature Sourcebook|
|Normals||Stats for average NPCs of all types and eras.|
|Not Quite Dead Yet||Your character just died but all is not yet lost..|
|Nukes||A guide to the damage and effects of nukes.|
|The Organisation Creation Guide||Rules for creating your own superhero group and outfitting your headquarters.|
|Our Universe Guide||A layman's guide to the universe and what we know about the stars and planets.|
|The Pantheon Creation Guide||Rules for creating your own faith.|
|The Pantheons Sourcebook||A guide to deities from 31 different pantheons.|
|Powers||A guide to 507 powers broken down into the categories of; Alteration, Defensive, Mental Enhancement, Offensive, Physical Enhancement, Travel, and Cosmic.|
|The Pulp Agencies Sourcebook||A guide to the various Allied and Nazi agencies.|
|Sight/Audio Ranges||Tables on how far people can see and hear.|
|Skills||A guide to 416 abilities based on the character's attributes and categorised by era.|
|The Sky Sourcebook||A guide to all things aerial including; Races, Atmospheric Content, Levels, Weather, Classes, Flight, Air Combat, Magic and Powers.|
|Skyships||A guide to all types of skyships from skimmers to transports to warships.|
|The Starship Construction Guide||Equipment and rules for creating your own spacecraft and starships.|
|Third Parties||A guide to neutral groups to either aid or hinder your players.|
|The Totems Sourcebook||Spirit guides from 8 different animal species.|
|Travel||Rules for and and water movement.|
|The Underground Sourcebook||A guide to all things subterranean including but not limited to; Races, Underground Cities, Natural and Unnatural Underground Locales, Underground Waterways, Hazards of the Underground, Mining, Plants and Fungi, Animal Life, Diseases, Magic, and Organizations.|
|The Underworld and Terrorist Sourcebook||A guide to 11 major Criminal Organisations and 28 Terrorist groups from around the world.|
|The Vehicle Construction Guide, Ancient||Rules for creating your own ancient era air, land and sea vehicles.|
|The Vehicle Construction Guide, Modern||Rules for creating your own normal and superhero style air, land and sea vehicles (including mechs).|
|The Vehicle Guide, Ancient||Examples of 40 different ancient vehicle types.|
|The Vehicle Guide, Modern||Examples of 128 different modern vehicle types.|
|What you would find in a Supervillain's Lair||Your archenemy lies defeated or has fled. Now what did he leave behind?|
|The Wilderness Survival Guide||Game rules for surviving in the Desert, Jungle, Mountain, Ocean and Tundra. Includes rules on heat, cold, humidity and the weather.|
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