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“With the end of the Victorian era, we passed into what I feel I must call the terrible 20th century.”

-Winston Churchill

The Victorian Era was drenched in the flickering supernatural shadows cast by street lamps, haunted by a wide belief in ghosts, and illuminated by faith in the limitless possibilities of a newborn science that was not yet clearly understood, in a world not fully explored. Cast against a backdrop of colonialism and plagued by all-to-familiar modern social ills, it nonetheless possessed a spirit of innocence, exploration, and adventure which our current age can only look back upon with envy. It was a time of larger-than-life personalities making world-changing discoveries with the understanding that they could change life for the better!

In Victorian Hero you will play one of these fascinating characters in a setting which blends elements of fiction, fantasy, and factual history into a speculative world that is always 18… something… something; but never completely our own. Investigate horrific crimes, stop daring robberies, meet literary and historical figures, and uncover the truth behind the supernatural and occult. This supplement provides you with optional Hero System 6th Edition mechanics, talents, equipment, characters, monsters, and villains, as well as a large amount of information on the era’s technology, politics, social norms, and economics. In short, everything you need to be a hero in an age when Queen Victoria sat on the throne and Britannia ruled the waves!

Includes PDF and Hero Designer files.

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Christopher R T March 23, 2024 10:44 pm UTC
Because I publish on Drivethru I cannot leave an official review but I'll do a sort of one here. This is a great product, full of mood and design. Tons of info on running and playing a game in the setting and time period, from Sherlock Holmes to League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. It makes a great companion to Western Hero if you have that product; both from the same time period. Recommended.
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thomas G March 14, 2024 9:27 pm UTC
Preview with table of contents please?
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Christopher H March 14, 2024 10:45 pm UTC
Hey Thomas, I’m the author and can pass that along, but happy to fill you in or help you out.
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Christopher R T March 16, 2024 4:38 am UTC
Its not easy to get previews with zip files, bundling things together.
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