Of all of the decisions I’ve made during the development of Heroes Against Darkness, the page limitation on spells per class is – at first glance – amongst the most arbitrary. However, my hope is that this limitation actually reinforces the game’s goal of balancing the magi and martial classes. Over the course of the 10 […]
One of the deliberate features of the magic system in Heroes Against Darkness is the strict limits on the amount of anima that is available to magi. Level 1 magi have about 9 anima and by Level 10 they have about 15 anima. This is combined with the rules that limit the amount of anima that […]
Yet another of my self-imposed ‘rules’ for Heroes Against Darkness is to avoid the sorts of absolute effects of earlier (and future!) versions of D&D. The history of D&D is littered with absolute effects, here are a few of the more egregious that come to mind: • Immunities (such as the Dwarven immunity to poison that has […]
Much to the consternation of some of my more seasoned D&D players, Heroes Against Darkness doesn’t have some of the staples of magic that feature in D&D. When looking for solutions to some problems their characters faced, they’d ask about spells that they’d used in D&D to solve similar situations. I made a conscious decision in […]
I’ve updated all of the Heroes Against Darkness PDFs to v1.01. This minor update addresses all of the known errata. In addition to the fixes, I’ve also added numbering to the GM’s Inspiration Board (Page 149) so you can roll for some random inspiration. Here’s the list of fixed errata:Page 6: Method 1: Normal Player […]
Pre-gen Heroes Against Darkness character packs for Level 3 and Level 5 are now available on the downloads page. These packs cover all classes, so there are 11 classes in each pack. You can download the pack of pre-gen characters for Heroes Against Darkness over at the downloads page: Heroes Against Darkness – Game Rules.
I’ve just uploaded a pack of 11 pre-gen characters for Heroes Against Darkness. These characters cover all classes at Level 1. Enjoy. You can download the pack of pre-gen characters for Heroes Against Darkness over at the downloads page: Heroes Against Darkness – Game Rules.