So I can finally say more about the upcoming MHI game. I’m doing it in conjunction with Hero Games using their Champions system. Steve Long, who has won stacks of awards for this sort of thing, is doing the book. We will be doing a Kickstarter in October.
<<Larry Correia and Hero Games are pleased to announce that they’re teaming up to produce a fan’s guide to and roleplaying game set in Correia’s “Monster Hunter International” setting, tentatively entitled The Monster Hunter International Employee’s Handbook And Roleplaying Game.
The MHIEHRPG will be a full-color, hardcover book approximately 300 pages long. It will be written by award-winning RPG writer/designer Steven S. Long and will include a full version of Hero Games’s HERO System rules specifically tailored for playing in the MHI setting. Fans won’t have to buy any other books to play the game; the MHIEHRPG will have everything they need for hours of exciting adventure!
“I’ve played roleplaying games for many years, and I’m thrilled to be able to bring the world of MHI into the roleplaying game arena,” said Correia, the author of three best-selling MHI novels (his fourth MHI book, Monster Hunter Legion, debuts in September). “I think the HERO System offers the perfect level of flexibility and detail for MHI adventures.”
“All of us here at Hero Games are big fans of Larry’s books, and we’re really looking forward to bringing the world of MHI to roleplaying gamers,” said Jason Walters, General Manager of Hero. “The book’s going to be a fantastic, full-color resource about the world of MHI.”
“The MHIEHRPG will have a lot to offer any MHI fan, even if he’s not a roleplaying gamer,” said Long. “It’s going to include information on how MHI trains its agents and carries out its missions, how the PUFF bounty system works, background information on major characters, and much more. If you like the MHI novels, you’re going to want the Employee’s Handbook.”
Best of all for MHI fans, the MHIEHRPG will include all-new MHI fiction written by Larry Correia! Each chapter of the book begins with a piece of short MHI fiction that Correia will write especially for the MHIEHRPG.
Correia and Hero plan to fund the work through a Kickstarter project scheduled to begin October 1, 2012. “We think Kickstarter is the perfect way to bring this book to life,” said Walters. “It gives the fans a chance to learn more about the book, show their support, and earn some great rewards in the process. We’re still deciding on some of the rewards, but we know the highest support tiers will include the chance to appear as a character in a future MHI novel.”