Welcome to the Hero System Hall of Champions!
Looking for content or inspiration for your Hero System campaign? Or maybe you want to publish adventures, villains, powers, equipment, or settings you’ve created for your own Hero System games? Possibly you’ve created a complete, all-inclusive game using the Hero System and wonder: what do I do now?
The Hero System Hall of Champions at DriveThruRPG lets Hero System fans and third-party publishers release products, large or small, for the Hero System. For players and fans, it's a great marketplace for Hero System compatible products. Below are the guidelines for all creators who wish to be involved with the Hall of Champions.
What Kind Of Products Have Been Published For the Hero System?
Hero Games (the publisher of the Hero System) and various third party publishers have been publishing products for the Hero System and Champions (the original rules that power the Hero System) since 1981: nearly forty years! There are currently over 400 Hero System products available on DriveThruRPG, with more being published every year. It’s award-winning products include Champions: The Super Roleplaying Game (which has had six different editions to date), Dark Champions, Fantasy Hero, Pulp Hero, Star Hero, Danger International, and Justice Inc. Really, whatever genre you can imagine, there’s been a Hero System product for it.
Or, if there hasn’t, you can use this program to fix that oversight!
Interested In Publishing Using the Hero System?
The Hall of Champions provides a variety of free resources for publishers, including logos, templates, and artwork. Publishers are free to use these resources, or to build their products from the ground up with their own graphic design, layout, and illustrations. If you’re interested in our creator resources, they’re listed among the products for the program (they’re free). After creating your title as a download-ready file, visit your account page and look in the "My Content" section. There you will find the link "Add a new title". You must agree to the Community Content Agreement in order to upload your new title. After publication, all Hall of Champions content is available here. You can check sales history, view reviews and fan discussions of your work, and book royalties through PayPal by clicking on the Account tap at the top of the page and selecting My Content.
Publishers may set any price they wish for their products, or make them free. Hall of Champions products are subject to the standard DriveThruRPG commission, and a portion of the selling price will be paid as a royalty to Hero Games Revenue from Hall of Champions content is split between you, OneBookShelf (the company that manages DriveThruRPG), and Hero Games. You take half of the revenue and we divide the rest between Hero Games and OneBookShelf.
There are some restrictions on what you may or may not publish at Hall of Champions, which are outlined in considerable detail in our Hall of Champions Community Content Guidelines. These can be accessed HERE. Please read them carefully, and follow them to the best of your ability. They cover both the use of Hero System/Champions rules, the use of settings and other intellectual property belonging to Hero Games, versions of the system, using your own original settings, and much more.