Real World Hero is a charity donation drive created by City of Heroes players. In our real lives we are not super-powered, but we can still be super-purposed.

"You guys are by far the best community in the MMO space bar none." - Brian Clayton - Executive Producer & Studio Head, Paragon Studios

There must be something about playing heroes that makes this community so great! - EMpulse - Head of Community Relations, City of Heroes

You Remain Heroes! Continue Good Deeds Of Charity Through Real World Hero & All Worthy Causes!

Bidding Is Open for the 2011 Real World Hero Charity Auction

December 2, 2011

It’s time to start bidding! We’re excited to bring back the charity auction this year. It is sure to once again spark interest within the City of Heroes community and beyond. Once again, we’ve received many generous donations for the auction. Thank you to everyone! Click here to view the auction and bid. The photo […]

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Awesome Player Alert! @Firemoth

November 23, 2011

There are a ton of great people that get involved in the charity drive each year, no doubt. If you’ve recently returned home from the recent Player Summit held by the Paragon Studios team in the Bay Area, then you know exactly what I mean. You met lots of really awesome folks, right? Well, @Firemoth […]

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Announcing the Third Annual Real World Hero Charity Drive!

October 31, 2011

The Wentworth Country Club and its many friends and supporters proudly announce the We invite the City of Heroes community on all servers to come together once again this holiday season in support of this player created charity drive. Friday, November 18, 2011 – through – Friday, December 30, 2011 Please join us for a […]

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Support Paragon Studios While They Play Games for Charity!

October 14, 2011

If you haven’t yet heard, or forgot to remember until just now and needed a helpful reminder, some of our favorite people are going to be raising money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals this weekend and could use your support. Paragon Studios is participating in the Extra Life 2011 weekend by playing games for […]

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Ready for RealWorldHero 2011?

August 31, 2011

It’s such a busy world we live in! So much has happened in both the real world and our virtual favorites over the past few months. But it is nice that some things stick around to keep us grounded from year to year. Hopefully the Real World Hero Charity Drive is becoming such a thing […]

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Ways to Support Tsunami Relief in Japan

March 15, 2011

There are so many ways to provide support and aid to the people of Japan in the wake of the massive earthquake off the coast of Japan last week. One such way is through an excellent page of information assembled by Google. There are news updates and excellent resources available to keep informed of the […]

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2010 Real World Hero Charity Drive Wrap-Up

January 5, 2011

We’ve completed our second annual charity drive! Total contributions this year reached $12,010! Thank you so much to everyone that participated. This event would simply not be possible without the incredible support and generosity of the City of Heroes community and our friends at Paragon Studios (especially the OCR Team). We also have to give […]

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Auction Update: Sold, to the Hero in the Blue Spandex!

December 20, 2010

We’re still collecting donations from the Real World Hero auction, but they are coming in quickly! In addition to the more than $3000 collected from winning bids, there are plenty of additional donations coming from generous people who may not have had the winning bid. There have been so many nice comments from everyone regarding […]

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Holiday Cheer Gift Basket from Gamer’s Wearhouse

December 6, 2010

This “Holiday Cheer” gift basket contains the following handmade “inspirations” to keep you smelling like a rose no matter how many sewer runs you’ve made. Respite: Known for it’s healing properties, Tea Tree Oil is a great anti-bacterial oil and is paired with Oregano in this bath bar to restore lost hit points to your […]

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Carnelian Beaded Copper Bottle Necklace from The Bottle Shop

December 6, 2010

Another steampunk appropriate accessory, this delicate 21″ copper chain with s-hook clasp supports a clear bottle with three copper wired carnelian beads from The Bottle Shop Retail Price $7 – donated by The Bottle Shop To bid on this item, place a comment below with the amount of your bid. Use a valid email address […]

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