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Hellboy is being turned into a second tabletop RPG (the original is almost 20 years old), this time based on DnD5E. It’s coming to Kickstarter later this Summer.

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D&D 5E seems like one of the worst possible fits for this. I imagine it’s all licensing and ownership issues and nobody really made the CHOICE to make it with D&D so much as that right was purchased, but... eugh. I can think off the top of my head of a half dozen systems that would be a better fit for it.