If you’re looking for the newest edition of the HackMaster
role-playing game, just CLICK HERE
to be transported to an epic world of endless adventure!
As for the previous HackMaster 4th edition, our license
agreement with Wizards of the Coast has ended. This means that certain
rulebooks (those that used licensed material from AD&D products
once published by TSR) are now unavailable from our web store. But
don't worry - many are still circulating in your local and online game
stores, including Amazon.com! Of course, you can still purchase
other, non-licensed HackMaster 4th edition products here (just
scroll down this page to view)!
HackMaster 4th edition Info and Links:
Quite simply, HackMaster 4th edition is a
fantasy role-playing game with an edge, that was licensed from the
hallowed Advanced Dungeons & Dragons core rules. And even
though we took a wrecking crane and a crowbar to those rules, we
certainly didn't take the opportunity to alter the rules lightly.
Players of the original AD&D game will find HackMaster
4th edition comfortably familiar, yet also new and exciting.
Example of Play
HackMaster Errata (forum)
AD&D characters to HackMaster 4th edition (PDF)
AD&D characters to HackMaster 4th edition (this was a fan-made
Excel spreadsheet - sorry, we don't have password information for it)
Congratulations! In a world where there is no shortage of mediocre
games, you've managed to find one of the true gems. Furthermore, if
you've ever played a fantasy role-playing game based on a d20 combat
roll and armor class, you already know how to play this game! And while
this is the 4th edition of the HackMaster game, in another time,
another edition or an alternate universe, this could easily have been
called "3e." It's the 1st/2nd edition of Advanced Dungeons &
Dragons (AD&D) with new crunchy bits and a whole lot of fresh
The HackMaster 4th edition roleplaying game is the game of choice
for those that know the difference between ordinary and epic. This is
the game for YOU. You're not ordinary; you're extraordinary. For those
of us that live in a world that forces us to conform, to abide by the
rules day in and day out; for those of us that suffocate in our daily
routine of breakfast cereal and ham sandwiches; for those of us that
slave each day in our cubicle working for the Man; those who would be
heroes if it were not for the constraints of reality, we present...