A downloadable game

The 4C System (Four Color System) is the first retroclone of that famous superhero RPG from the early 80's. Its open-source elements are recycled in several other RPG's, including ICONS, FASERIP, 4C Expanded...

This page collects the core open-source elements of the original 4C game, gathered in a single place. All those files are freely redistribuable.

Core files :

  • 4C System, Libre Edition: collects and revises the Public Domain text from the core book and the Weapons & Gear supplement
  • Master Tables: resolution tables for the Libre Edition
  • Character Sheet

Libre Edition, originally published in 2012 on the Living Libre blog, recovered from the Internet Archive.

Character Sheet, originally published in 2010 by Keck Publishing, recovered from DriveThruRPG.

This material was translated into French as Système 4C.

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(3 total ratings)
Tagsfaserip, marvel, Open Source, Superhero
Average sessionA few hours


4C System (Libre Edition) 735 kB
Master Tables (Libre Edition) 385 kB
Character Sheet 71 kB

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