Category Archives: Marvel Comics

What Do I Know About Milestones

Okay, this deserves its own blog post, but somewhere along the way, Marvel really started impressing me with some of their series.  That and the fact that I’m running a Marvel Heroic Event on alternate Thursdays got me to thinking about Milestones based on some of the comics I’m reading right now. I’m not thrilled with how all of these

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At the Table: Pre-Experimental Experiment a Success! (Marvel Heroic Roleplaying)

Last Thursday I ran an “orientation” session for the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying game.  Essentially I wanted to make sure I had a handle on running a game in a Google + Hangout, that the connection was stable enough, that I could broadcast the thing via “on-air,” and that I could explain any rules issues that came up with my friend

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What Do I Know About Gameplay? I Object! (Marvel Heroic Roleplaying)

I’m seeing a few complaints here and there about Marvel Heroic Roleplaying not being good at anything outside of combat. I’m really kind of perplexed by this. I remember the same complaints leveled at D&D 4e, but agree or disagree, I could understand that one a bit more.  A lot of “non-combat” but still mechanically resolved items in 4e didn’t

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