Fantasy HeroA generic fantasy-genre RPG using the 3rd editionChampionssystem. It includes the full powers meta-system¸ used for designing magic spells (including only a short list of 15 predesigned spells). No background is included¸ but it has a short introductory adventure. The newerFantasy Herobook is a supplement for 4th edition HERO rather than a stand-alone game: it is 60% larger (256 pages) and includes no core rules. - A description from https://darkshire.net/jhkim/rpg/encyclopedia/ with kind permission of John H. Kim
The genres and their conventions is outstanding¸ and one of the shining points in the book. It lists each of the sub-genres (High Fantasy¸ Swashbuckling¸ Hack & Slash¸ Dark Fantasy¸ etc.) along with examples of both books and movies¸ the main characteristics of each¸ and the typical conventions.