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Now a pdf version of Compact Heroes Role-playing card game is free!  That's right, it's free.  Included in this version are more than 100 of the cards that are in the retail master boxed set.

What is Compact Heroes?  In a nutshell, CH is played exactly the same way you would play a traditional role-playing game, except with the portability of a card game.  No heavy books or bags full of dice to lug around.  And yet, it offers the same amount of character customization as most full sized role-playing games.  Perfect for military personell, college students, and anyone else limited on space who wants their rpg fix in.  And it does it well.  But don't take my word for it, here is what people have been saying:

We’ve had a lot of fun with Compact Heroes here at work. We’ve been playing once a week
over lunch time. Thanks for a great game!--Jeremy S

First, I have played one long session with the starter deck. I DMed and had a group of 3
players playing. Result? They LOVED it. We had a great time.--Kerry C

“We are all younger guys, mostly got in to D&D when 3rd was coming out. We have always
been interested in the older editions of the game, thus my friend having a box of around
50 AD&D books, but just have not had the dedication or time to get in to them. Compact
Heroes has allowed us to go back and play some of the history we missed and it’s a blast.”-

Compact Heroes was also the winner of Diehard Gamefan's 2011 Best New Game of the Year!

This free pdf version is just to give you a taste of what you can expect, including about 2/3 of the cards that would be in the Master Set.  Physical decks and the Master Boxed Set are available for purchase either at your local gaming store, or at  With your support and purchase of the physical version of the game, we will be able to finish up expansions that give you more skills, magic items, and monsters to encounter in your adventures.

Also don't forget that every sale of a physical copy of the Master Deck or Starter deck results in a $1 donation to the Fisher House charity.

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Alexander L. [Featured Reviewer]
February 23rd, 2012
Notes: This review was originally written at and covered the physical copy of the game in its origin [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on February 23, 2012.