When you're fighting the battle of your life and the fate of the world is on the line, it helps to have all the combat rules in one place! That's what the HSCH does: it compiles all the existing HERO System combat rules in one easily-referenced volume. Starting with the entire text of Chapter Two of the Fifth Edition, Revised, it adds information and optional rules about combat from books like The Ultimate Martial Artist, Fantasy Hero, The Ultimate Brick, and other sources. It's the perfect one-stop shopping place for HERO System combat rules, and a book that no HERO System fan will want to be without!
The HERO System rules are designed to handle any type of combat - whether it involves two groups of gun-wielding gangsters on a grimy inner city stret, caped superheroes using energy bolts and super-strength in a fight in outer space, Fantasy warriors and wizard wielding swords and spells against trolls and dragons, a blaster duel in the corridors of a starship, or even stranger forms of conflict. The basic rules in Chapter Two of the HERO System 5th Edition, Revised rulebook, combined with the more advanced or genre-specfic rules in carious HERO System books, allow you to fight just about any type o battle youcan imagine.
To help your game run as smoothly and enjoyable as possible, The HERO System Combat Handbook complies the combat rules from the HERO System 5th Edition, Revised rulebook and these supplements:
The Ultiamte Brick
The Ultimate Martial Artist
Additionally, The HERO System Combat Handbook supplements that material with new rules, expanded and clarified rules, and other information so you have all the combat rules you need right at your fingertips.