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Heroes of the Cypher System

When disaster strikes or menace looms, the best among us don’t run from danger—they run toward it! Heroic books for the Cypher System.

Heroes of the Cypher System

When disaster strikes or menace looms, the best among us don’t run from danger—they run toward it! Heroic books for the Cypher System.

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    Real-World Heroes

    A special level reserved for first responders, emergency workers, firefighters, and other real-world heroes. You get First Responders and the Cypher System Rulebook in PDF—a $37 value at this special price to thank you for your service and valor.

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    PDF Teamup

    Save a life, save the world, or save all of spacetime—digitally! You get Claim the Sky and First Responders, both in PDF. Each book contains all the great text and artwork, plus any unlocked stretch goal upgrades, in a thoroughly hyperlinked and bookmarked file optimized for a great PDF experience.

    You also get the complete Cypher System Rulebook in PDF. This hefty tome contains the complete rules and zillions of character options, plus creatures, GM advice, and more for running fantastic heroic Cypher System games—or anything else. Any character, any campaign—the Cypher System makes it easy! See the main text for more details.

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    PDF Mega Event

    The sky’s the limit! We have plans for more heroic Cypher System titles, and if the past is any guide, this campaign will, through stretch goals, unlock additional products. At this level you get every PDF unlocked by this campaign.

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    Book Teamup

    Claim the Sky and First Responders, both in beautiful hardcover format. Plus, as a Kickstarter-exclusive bonus, you get them both in PDF as well.

    You also get the complete Cypher System Rulebook in PDF. This hefty tome contains the complete rules and zillions of character options, plus creatures, GM advice, and more for running fantastic heroic Cypher System games—or anything else. Any character, any campaign—the Cypher System makes it easy! See the main text for more details.

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    Superteam

    You’re a true hero! We have great ideas for more heroic Cypher System titles, and if the past is any guide, this campaign will, through stretch goals, unlock a number of additional products. At this level you get them all—every title unlocked by this campaign, in print and PDF.

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    • First Responders in PDF
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    Secret Base (Retailers Only)

    This is a retailer-only level. You receive three copies of Claim the Sky and First Responders. You may purchase additional copies of these titles, and any products unlocked as stretch goals during this campaign, at a retail-friendly discount. Available to retailers only. See the main text for details.

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    The Danger Room

    Every good hero needs a place to test their powers. Welcome to the Danger Room. You get all the books funded by this campaign. You also get early access to the material so that you can be a part of the playtest (or just to take a look-see for yourself—there's no requirement to give feedback). See the main text on this page for more details.

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    • First Responders in print
    • Claim the Sky in PDF
    • First Responders in PDF
    • Every unlocked book stretch goal
    • Every unlocked PDF stretch goal
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    Brand New Hero

    Haven’t yet tried the award-winning, critically acclaimed Cypher System? You’ve come to the right place! You get all of the books funded by this campaign—plus the Cypher System Rulebook, a glorious 448-page hardcover (and you get it in PDF, too!). Your Cypher System Rulebook is delivered early, and it has everything you need—so you can start playing the Cypher System just weeks after this Kickstarter ends! See the main text for more info on the Cypher System Rulebook and when you’ll get your early rewards.

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    • First Responders in print
    • Claim the Sky in PDF
    • First Responders in PDF
    • Every unlocked book stretch goal
    • Every unlocked PDF stretch goal
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    Any Character, Any Campaign

    A HEROIC DEAL—save over $120!

    Unleash your vision and run any campaign you can conceive of with this awesome package of Cypher System products. In addition to all the books funded by this campaign, plus the Cypher System Rulebook, you get a library of four existing Cypher System titles. Companions to Claim the Sky, each, like that book, is a 224-page hardcover that tackles a specific genre with in-depth rules and insights plus a campaign setting: science fiction (The Stars Are Fire), horror (Stay Alive!), fairy tales (We Are All Mad Here), and fantasy (Godforsaken). You get them each in hardcover and PDF, at a huge savings. And, along with the Cypher System Rulebook, they’re delivered early, so you’ll have them just weeks after this campaign concludes!

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    • Claim the Sky in print
    • First Responders in print
    • Claim the Sky in PDF
    • First Responders in PDF
    • Every unlocked book stretch goal
    • Every unlocked PDF stretch goal
    • The 448-page Cypher System Rulebook in print, delivered early
    • The 448-page Cypher System Rulebook in PDF, delivered early
    • Four genre books in print (a $200 value), delivered early
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    THOOOM!

    The ULTIMATE DEAL—save a mint!

    Be the ultimate hero of the game table! This all-in level gives you an entire library of incredible Cypher System products—plus a load of great tools for GMs of any game. In addition to everything in the Any Character, Any Campaign level, you also get three 192-page hardcover campaign settings (Gods of the Fall, Unmasked, and the Origins-Award-nominated Predation), the NPC Deck and Subtle Cypher Deck, a GM Notebook, a five-pack of 24-page Cypher System Character Portfolios, and Your Best Game Ever, a 240-page hardcover filled with tips and techniques for making the most of your RPG games—whatever your campaign or system.

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    • First Responders in print
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    • First Responders in PDF
    • Every unlocked book stretch goal
    • Every unlocked PDF stretch goal
    • The 448-page Cypher System Rulebook in print, delivered early
    • The 448-page Cypher System Rulebook in PDF, delivered early
    • Four genre books in print (a $200 value), delivered early
    • Four genre books in PDF (a $72 value), delivered early
    • Three campaign settings in print (a $135 value), delivered early
    • Three campaign settings in PDF (a $51 value), delivered early
    • Your Best Game Ever in print, delivered early
    • Your Best Game Ever in PDF, delivered early
    • The NPC Deck and Subtle Cypher Deck, delivered early
    • A five-pack of Character Portfolios, delivered early
    • A GM Notebook, delivered early
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