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Anti-Heroes  is a game about super-powered people trying to make their way in the world.  They might be villains, vigilantes, cons, or even real heroes.  The game is inspired by comics like Suicide Squad, the Punisher, The Watchmen and The Boys.

Anti-Heroes uses the Forged in the Dark system introduced in John Harper's Blades in the Dark RPG. It is a fiction first rule set that encourages players to "play to see what happens." In Anti-Heroes, the rules are stripped down to the core for simplicity and flexibility.  Eight categories of super powers make it easy to create nearly any type of character you want.  Characters with the same power can describe its manifestation and effects in very different ways.  For example, one anti-hero with the shapeshifter power may be able to stretch their arms and legs to incredible lengths, while another may use the power to shape their hands into sledgehammers.  

Anti-Heroes also includes a collaborative city building 'game' that uses dice a cards to build a unique setting for your characters.

Successfully funded on Kickstarter!

Current Status:  Digital core book complete. Resource file complete.

What's Next:  Adding an Adversary portfolio.

StatusIn development
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(5 total ratings)
GenreRole Playing, Action
TagsAction RPG, Forged in the Dark, Superhero


Buy Now$8.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $8 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Anti Heroes v1 digital.pdf 3 MB
Anti-Heroes Playbook v1.pdf 2 MB

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After a first skim-through this game seems really neat, but the lack of digital table of contents for the 50 pg core rulebook makes the idea of running it feel very stressful. Any chance this could be added in an update?

I’ll see what I can do, but it may take a while. I do hope that the rule summary is comprehensive enough where you won’t need to refer to the book during play. 

 I appreciate the comment. 

Thanks for the quick reply! I hadn't looked at the rule summary, that would definitely be a big help 😊