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Cortex Plus Action

This game will be using Cortex+ Action as presented in the Cortex+ Hacker's Guide. The system was originally designed for the Leverage RPG. You can find PDFs for all of these products on DriveThruRPG.com and I've included links to the specific products, along with DriveThruRPG's descriptions, below.

Cortex+ Hacker's Guide


Crowdsourced & Crowdfunded

We asked creators, amateurs, and professionals alike to share new mechanics, settings, and entirely new games based on our popular Cortex Plus roleplaying games: LEVERAGE, SMALLVILLE, and MARVEL HEROIC ROLEPLAYING. An army of authors contributed their own ideas to the project, which we dubbed the Cortex Plus Hacker’s Guide. Emboldened by a highly successful Kickstarter project and the investment of over a thousand backers, the Guide has blossomed into a fully featured sourcebook for all things Cortex Plus!

Cortex Plus … & YOU

The Cortex Plus Hacker’s Guide gives you articles, essays, and three complete reference documents to bring action, drama, and heroic fantasy to your game table. From science fiction to school yards, from the end of time to the outskirts of imagination, the building blocks of your next Cortex Plus game are right here!

Leverage PDF


Get Ready to Get Even 

The rich and powerful, they take what they want. You steal it back. You and your Crew used to be the bad guys, but there are worse people out there. The weak and the helpless need you. You provide... leverage. 

Based on TNT’s hit show, The LEVERAGE Role Playing Game puts you in the middle of a dysfunctional but highly specialized group of con artists, criminals, and crooks who are trying to turn over a new leaf. You protect the victims of corporations, mobsters, and corrupt politicians by using your expert skills to outwit and overcome the real bad guys.

Using the award-winning Cortex System as its foundation, the LEVERAGE RPG includes all the rules you need to create a high-voltage team of rogues, plan the perfect job, and get it done... even if it means going to Plan B. This game requires a set of gaming dice available from any hobby or game store. Earbuds and really big HDTVs are cool, but not required.

Leverage Companion, Vol. 1

DriveThruRPG

We’re going with a much bigger scam. One of the classics...

EVERY JOB NEEDS A PLAN,
AND EVERY CON NEEDS A PLAYER.
IT’S THE AGE OF THE GEEK, BABY.

This long-awaited sourcebook for the LEVERAGE Roleplaying Game includes expanded rules for staging heists, planning capers, breaking in, busting heads, bypassing firewalls, and putting one over on the Mark. It’s the ultimate resource for both players and Fixers, including more cons, new twists, a host of cover identities, criminal masterminds, cutting edge technology, high-powered weapons, fighting styles, and expanded rules for overcoming security measures and handling tech-heavy jobs.

Publisher's Note: This is the combined volume of the previously released LEVERAGE: GRIFTERS AND MASTERMINDS and LEVERAGE: HITTERS, HACKERS AND THIEVES.

Leverage Companion, Vol. 2


A lot of revenge in there. Just waiting on a righteous man to take a swing.

EVERY CREW FROM AROUND
THE WORLD WANTS IN ON THIS.

Originally published as a series of ten electronic monographs for the LEVERAGE Roleplaying Game, this massive follow-up to LEVERAGE Companion Volume One is packed with alternate settings, expanded rules, new ways to hit people, steal from people, hack people’s networks, fool people, and organize your Crew to provide the most leverage for your client. This was Nathan Ford’s crusade. Now it’s your war.