* '''Published:''' 1st December 2000 * '''Publisher:''' Wizards of the Coast * '''Author:''' Ryan Dancey, David Noonan, John Rateliff * '''Format:''' 64 page softback * '''Rules:''' D&D 3.0 Edition * '''Wizards of the Coast:''' * [[http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd%2Fdnd%2F20001222b|Online Alignment Test]] * '''Product:''' * [[http://www.dandwiki.com/wiki/Hero_Builder%27s_Guidebook|D&D Wiki]] * [[https://rpggeek.com/rpgitem/47870/hero-builders-guidebook|RPG Geek]] * [[https://index.rpg.net/display-entry.phtml?editionid=435|RPG Net]] * [[http://tsr.bothgunsblazing.com/3e/hbg.htm|TSR Archive]] * [[wp>Hero Builder's Guidebook|Wikipedia]] * '''Review:''' * [[http://www.sjgames.com/pyramid/sample.html?id=2075|Pyramid Review]] * [[https://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/classic/rev_3619.phtml|RPG Net (Elton Robb)]] * [[https://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/classic/rev_3650.phtml|RPG Net (Antonio Reyes)]] * [[https://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/classic/rev_3708.phtml|RPG Net (Chris Reed)]] * [[https://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/classic/rev_5411.phtml|RPG Net (Psycho)]]
Give your character every advantage.
When you sit down to create a character, let your mind do the work — don't just leave it to the dice. The Hero Builder's Guidebook puts at your fingertips everything you need to know before your character's first adventure. With this book, you will:
* Maximize your character's potential with step-by-step character advancement guides. * Create a compelling backstory for your character, including family, friends, and enemies. * Pick from more than 70 variants to the class descriptions in the ''[[player_s_handbook_3.0e|Player's Handbook]]''. * Choose personality traits to bring your character to life at the gaming table.
Both players and Dungeon Masters benefit from the detailed character backgrounds in this book.