The superheroic tabletop roleplaying game in its first three editions, 1981-87

Early Champions

The 1E-3E rulebooks, CHAMPIONS II and III, STRIKE FORCE, and all the rest!

Core Collection - $14.95

  • Champions 1E-2E-3E
  • Champions II & Champions III
  • 5 Enemies books
  • Gadgets
  • Champions GM Screens (1E & 3E)

Bonus Collection

  • Strike Force
  • Super-Agents
  • Golden Age of Champions (3E)
  • 5 Organization Books
  • 4 early Champions adventures
  • 8 Champions 3E adventures
  • Autoduel Champions

(Looking for our other offers? Bundle of Fate 4 -- Early Hero System )

Be a Hero! This Early Champions Bundle brings you, for the first time anywhere, nearly three dozen newly scanned tabletop roleplaying game .PDF ebooks featuring the groundbreaking early rulebooks, supplements, and adventures for Champions, The Super Roleplaying Game from Hero Games. This giant all-new offer (one of two now in progress) presents every book for the First (1981), Second (1982), and Third (1984) Editions of Champions. These two Hero offers make dozens of books available in .PDF for the first time anywhere.

For just US$14.95 you get all thirteen titles in this offer's phenomenal Core Collection (retail value $73.50), including the Champions core rulebook in its First (1981), Second (1982), and Third (1984) Editions (plus the introductory adventure "Viper's Nest" and the original hex-map); the jam-packed rules expansions Champions II and Champions III; no less than five collections in the popular Enemies series (I, II, III, International File, and Villainy Unbound); the Gadgets book of weaponry and equipment; and the Gamemaster Screens for First and Third Editions.

And if you pay more than this offer's threshold price of $32.08, you'll also get this offer's entire Bonus Collection with fourteen supplements and adventures worth an additional $110:

  • Three famous genre sourcebooks: Strike Force and Super-Agents by Aaron Allston and The Golden Age of Champions (the version for Champions Third Edition) by Chris Cloutier
  • Five Organization Books: PRIMUS and Demon, The Blood & Dr. McQuark, The Circle & M.E.T.E., CLOWN, and Red Doom
  • Four early adventures for First and Second Edition: The Island of Dr. Destroyer, Escape From Stronghold, Deathstroke, and The Great Super-Villain Contest
  • Eight adventures for Third Edition: Atlas Unleashed, The Coriolis Effect, Neutral Ground, Scourge From the Deep, Target: Hero, To Serve and Protect, VOICE of Doom, and Wrath of the Seven Horsemen
  • Autoduel Champions, the licensed supplement from Steve Jackson Games that combined Champions and Car Wars.

And we're not done yet. Check the all-new companion offer now in progress, Early Hero System, with all the standalone non-superhero RPGs and supplements Hero Games published in the early 1980s: Justice Inc., Danger International, Fantasy Hero, Star Hero, and much more, including Lands of Mystery and Mythic Greece.

Learn more about our offers at our official blog, Beyond the Bundle.

Champions of Justice

Ten percent of your payment (after payment gateway fees) will be evenly split between the two charities designated by Jason Walters of Hero Games, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.

Core Collection

Pay the minimum price to get these titles:

Champions 1E-2E-3E

The first three editions of The Super Roleplaying Game
  • Designer(s): Steve Peterson, George Mac Donald
  • Hero Games, 382 pages
  • Retail price US$31

Champions II & Champions III

Two super supplements with new rules of every kind
  • Designer(s): Steve Peterson, George Mac Donald, and others
  • Hero Games, 168 pages
  • Retail price US$10

5 Enemies books

Enemies I - II - III - International File - Villainy Unbound
  • Designer(s): Various designers
  • Hero Games, 180 pages
  • Retail price US$17.50

Gadgets

Exotic weapons, security equipment, and more
  • Designer(s): Andrew M. Robinson
  • Hero Games, 44 pages
  • Retail price US$5

Champions GM Screens (1E & 3E)

Everything you need to gamemaster a Champions game
  • Designer(s): Steve Peterson, George Mac Donald
  • Hero Games, 8 pages
  • Retail price US$10

Bonus Collection

Beat the threshold price to LEVEL UP and get this entire collection of BONUS titles:

Strike Force

The most famous of all Champions campaign supplements
  • Designer(s): Aaron Allston
  • Hero Games, 98 pages
  • Retail price US$10

Super-Agents

Out of the way, supers!
  • Designer(s): Aaron Allston
  • Hero Games, 108 pages
  • Retail price US$7.50

Golden Age of Champions (3E)

Punching Nazis when it was fun
  • Designer(s): Chris Cloutier, Robert Schroeder, Tim Lasko
  • Firebird Ltd., 100 pages
  • Retail price US$7.50

5 Organization Books

PRIMUS and Demon - Blood & Dr. McQuark - Circle & METE - CLOWN - Red Doom

  • Designer(s): Aaron Allston and others
  • Hero Games, 180 pages
  • Retail price US$25

4 early Champions adventures

Island of Dr. Destroyer - Escape From Stronghold - Deathstroke - Great Super-Villain Contest

  • Designer(s): Various designers
  • Hero Games, 105 pages
  • Retail price US$12.50

8 Champions 3E adventures

Atlas - Coriolis - Neutral Ground - Scourge - Target Hero - Serve and Protect - VOICE of Doom - Seven Horsemen

  • Designer(s): Various designers
  • Hero Games, 288 pages
  • Retail price US$40

Autoduel Champions

Champions meets Car Wars
  • Designer(s): Aaron Allston
  • Steve Jackson Games, 69 pages
  • Retail price US$7.50

US$183.50 of champion-level greatness....

...But you pay just $14.95 for this offer's Core Collection of thirteen complete .PDF ebooks, including new scans of all three editions of the Champions core rulebooks, the Champions II and III rules expansions, all five Enemies villain collections, Gadgets, and both versions of the Gamemaster Screen. And if you pay more than this offer's current threshold price ($32.08), you'll also receive all fourteen ebooks in this offer's Bonus Collection, including Strike Force, Super-Agents, a dozen adventures, five Organizations books -- really, this one has it all.

(That's not exactly true. Our all-new companion offer, Early Hero System, has all the standalone non-superhero RPGs and supplements Hero Games published in the early 1980s.)

These are good-quality .PDF image scans of the original 1980s hardcopy books with OCR (optical character recognition) applied. Some text is light, but it's all readable and copiable. A few covers show wearing, price stickers, handwriting from the original owners, or other minor artifacts.

Bundle of Holding titles are always absolutely free of DRM, so you can move and copy them freely among all your tablets, laptops, and smartphones.

Heroic success!

Here's what others have paid for our bundle

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Total contributed
$12,171.25
Threshold (level-up) price
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To keep the starting threshold price from rising too quickly, we calculated it based on 400 fake sales at $29.95 each.

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