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Dark Heresy Core Rulebook

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You are an Acolyte in the service of the Emperor's Inquisition. You stand in the front line of a great and secret war where your duty is to hunt out the foul stench of heresy, the vile alien, and the twisted influence of Chaos. You will tread where others fear, venturing to distant planets, ancient space hulks and the unsavoury depths of the under-hive.

You will never know fame nor reward, yet if you stand resolute your deeds will be whispered to the God-Emperor of Mankind and your name will be revered for millennia.

• Fast character creation to get you into the game quickly, followed by a lifetime of possibilities with an expanded advanced careers system.

• Dynamic rules for all eventualities that let you handle everything from social interaction to deadly fast-paced combat, psykers and psychic powers to insanity and mutation.

• Comprehensive background on the Calixis Sector, the official setting for Dark Heresy written by best-selling Warhammer 40,000 novelists Dan Abnett and Ben Counter.

• A galaxy of guns to equip your acolyte, from lasguns to inferno pistols, chainswords to power blades.

Pitch your players straight into the midst of dark events with a complete adventure to get you started. The Dark Heresy core rulebook contains everything you need to start your adventure in the Warhammer 40,000 universe.


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December 9th, 2012
If you are buying this to read on your tablet, it may run quite slow. I have a very fast Quad Core tablet and this document is very slow to load. It takes minutes for some pages to load up and for some of the pages to zoom in and out. However, [...]
July 6th, 2012
Dark Heresy has probably been around long enough for the gaming community to recognize the setting, and the rules are a pretty straightforward percentile affair, with customizable archetypes being used for character generation. The art looks quite impress [...]
February 15th, 2012
I rated so low because I first down loaded this and the text was fuzzy and the bookmarks didn't work. Then an update was posted so I down loaded it again. Now the bookmarks work, but the cover was blank and the text was still fuzzy. It is "usable" as [...]
January 14th, 2012
While the book would normally be a 5 star, from the site I can only give it a single star due to the fact I spent 30 dollars for the digital version, and cannot download it since it has a 0 MB size, or in other words, there is no book for me to download [...]
January 12th, 2011
I have this book in print too, and I bought this so that I could read and reference it on the go. Excellent stuff. The book is attractive, well laid out and the colours and illustrations used in the book match the theme of DH very well. This is a [...]
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Dark Heresy Core Rulebook
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