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Super Awesome Action Heroes is a Tabletop RPG designed to emulate action movies. It is both awesome and sweet.


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  • Action Hero: The whole point.
  • Bamboo Technology: Well, not necessarily bamboo, but the Scientist can build pretty much anything with just some unrelated spare parts.
  • Big Bad: The Main Villain, who gets a +1 to every single roll.
  • Bottomless Magazines: If you say your character grabs an extra clip, suddenly you have unlimited ammo.
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  • Class and Level System: There are a number of typical action movie Archetypes to choose from, each with their own perks. You level up when you start a new "movie."
  • Everything Is Online: If the Haxor can access a computer, it can find out anything at all you need to know.
  • Fantasy Character Classes: An expansion allows you to use your Sweet Moves against orcs!
  • The Hero: The Primary Character PC who likewise gets a +1 bonus to every roll.
  • I Know Mortal Kombat: The Haxor class gets a bonus to their Guns stat thanks to all those FPS games they play.
  • Mook: Any NPC who's not the Big Bad or his Five-Man Band is labeled as "Fodder."
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: The main gimmick of the Spy archetype.
  • Rule of Cool: The Sweet Move mechanic. You can do pretty much anything if you describe it awesomely enough.

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