Powers & Perils
elcome to Adventure! You are about to enter the world of Powers and Perils, a Fantasy RolePlaying Game. Powers and Perils (or P&P for short) was written by Richard Snider and published in 1983 by Avalon Hill. After the first publication, a number of extensions were published in the AH game magazine, Heroes. These are available from this site, as well as numerous extensions submitted by GMs from all over the world.
Powers &Perils V1
Released in 1984, the original version of P&P is available in the rules section. This page also contains links to the extensions and background material released by AH and players over the years.
- Early 2017 an updated version (2.0) of the basic rules was released that contains all arrata and extensions, as well as many changes originally proposed by Richard Snider. A second book, containing all material on the P&P background setting the Perilous Lands, has been released late 2017 as well.
Powers & Perils v2
Released the full PDF of P&P Version 2 Rule Book for download.
Added new players to the player list. Corrected missing text from questions in more errata and added a couple extra answers from Richard Snider.
Added download of HTML version of Book I and new Encounter Charts for PnP V2 monsters.
Overview of site additions, updates and revisions.