Which Superhero RPG have you played?

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Which superhero RPGs have you played?

- Mutant & Masterminds
9
16%
- Marvel Super Heroes Role-Playing Game (TSR)
13
24%
- Villains & Vigilantes
7
13%
- Champions
8
15%
- Heroes Unlimited
5
9%
- Marvel Heroic Roleplaying (by Margaret Weis Productions)
3
5%
- Abberant (white wolf)
3
5%
- DC Universe Roleplaying Game (by West End Games)
2
4%
- Trinity
3
5%
- Golden Heroes (GW)
2
4%
 
Total votes: 55

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Re: Which Superhero RPG have you played?

Post by Kythkyn » Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:00 am

Mutants and Masterminds is definitely my favourite superhero RPG, but I have played a few. Some of the ones I have played that are not listed are MURG (Marvel Universe Roleplaying Game) and recently my Husbutch got me Masks (PbtA teen hero game), which I am looking forward to running soon
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Re: Which Superhero RPG have you played?

Post by CommanderCrud » Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:32 pm

My favorite is Mayfair's DC Heroes.

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Re: Which Superhero RPG have you played?

Post by agathokles » Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:54 pm

I've only played M&M. The only other I'm familiar with is Marvel Super Heroes. Most people in my groups are not fond of the genre, so I don't get many opportunities to play superhero games.

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Re: Which Superhero RPG have you played?

Post by barrataria » Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:19 pm

I had and loved V&V forever, but none of my players ever had interest.

Over the past few years I picked up the MSH game and intend to play/run it some online ir something if Real Life ever stops bothering me.

Anyway, I didn't answer the poll since I haven't ever played.

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Re: Which Superhero RPG have you played?

Post by Irondrake » Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:27 pm

I played Villains & Vigilantes briefly in the early 1990's.

I've played Champions since the late 1980's. I still run my Champions campaign, which is in it's 25th consecutive year.

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Re: Which Superhero RPG have you played?

Post by Coronoides » Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:47 am

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Re: Which Superhero RPG have you played?

Post by willpell » Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:01 pm

Champions was the first RPG I ever played (not recommended, by the way, everything else has always seemed easy by comparison). It's a great system for designing absolutely any superpower you can every think of, but the idea of trying to make a dozen NPCs that are fleshed out well enough to fully function in a campaign setting hurts my brain. I did try running a game once or twice, but I didn't do very well.

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