Thank you to everyone that expressed an interest in the Encounter Builder Beta! We’re happy to announce that the beta is now available to all of our beta testers – if you signed up, check your email and download it now!
For those who haven’t heard, an Encounter Builder is coming for all game systems supported within Hero Lab® ! This new tool will make it easier to put together encounters for your game. Instead of trying to wade through the stock characters and monsters available... more
This is your last chance to sign up for the Encounter Builder Beta! Haven’t heard about the Encounter Builder?
Back in December, we announced that the Hero Lab team was working on a new addition to the already popular character creation software. The Encounter Builder, which will be available for all game systems supported within Hero Lab, will make it easier for you to put together encounters for your games. Instead of trying to wade through the stock characters and monsters available... more
A new update of the Pathfinder files is now available through the updates mechanism within Hero Lab.
This update includes Adventure Path #79, "City of Locusts" as a free update for all Pathfinder users. You've defended your world from the demons of the Worldwound, but the only way to keep your world safe forever is to defeat the Lord of the Locust Host. Will you succeed?
To prepare for battle, flesh out your character's background with this month's Player Companion: Bastards of Golarion.... more
Throw on your capes, put on your masks, and head on over to the secret lair for some Mutants & Masterminds news! It’s been a while, but the Hero Lab team has been working on some new updates that should be exciting for M&M fans.
At the end of February, we’re planning to add two new books to our support for Mutants & Masterminds 3rd edition – the “Gamemasters Guide” and “Supernatural Handbook”. These books include new equipment, new headquarters, new rules and more.... more
At the end of December, we announced the development of the new Encounter Builder for Hero Lab. Well, the wait has almost come to an end… but before we release the Encounter Builder to everyone, we want to get some feedback from our users first. This is your chance to test out the Encounter Builder before it gets released to the public!
What is the Encounter Builder?
The new Encounter Builder allows GMs to create encounters for parties of all levels in minutes. For Pathfinder, all you... more
Mark your calendars, the Army Builder users have spoken! We’ll be hosting an “Intro to Data File Authoring” online seminar on Wednesday, February 26 at 6-7pm PST / 9-10pm EST led by Army Builder’s Lead Developer. This seminar will cover data file authoring for beginners, specifically how to create a new game systems, the basics of the authoring kit, and other basic level skills. A huge thank you to everyone that responded to our survey! With your help, we were better able to tailor an... more
Thank you to everyone who expressed interest in the Fate Core Beta! We’re happy to announce that the beta is now available to all of our beta testers – if you signed up, check your email and download it now!
For those who haven’t heard, Fate Core is coming to Hero Lab®! Our award-winning character creation software has been gamers’ go-to character management tool for years. Hero Lab already supports games like the Pathfinder® Roleplaying Game, Shadowrun, Mutants & Masterminds... more
Alpha Strike is a new, fast-playing form of the BattleTech game of futuristic, armored combat. Developed for the modern tabletop miniatures wargamer, this book allows for an alternative in game play that can turn an entire evenings gaming of giant ’Mechs on alien worlds into an hour or less. Complete with sample armies and a ready-to-play campaign system, all you need besides this book are dice, miniatures, and tabletop terrain to fight for control over the Inner Sphere!
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Version 8.6 of the Pathfinder data files is now available through the updates mechanism in Hero Lab! This release includes content from three new books (People of the Sands, Osirion Legacy of Pharaohs, and the latest adventure path issue), psionics support, and dozens of bug fixes! Our new Player Companion #14 package, including People of the Sands and one or more future books, is now available and can be purchased via the License menu within Hero Lab.
For more information on this release,... more
A new update was released today for our Hero Lab Character Sheet app for iPad! This update includes a number of bug fixes, including some that have been causing crashes for a handful of users. The biggest change is our sleek, new look for iOS 7. If you haven't explored our Character Sheet iPad app for Pathfinder, check it out on the iTunes app... more