Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Kickstarter - Ascendant (Superhero RPG)

A new superpowered role-playing game of infinite possibilities.

I've always had mixed feelings about superhero RPGs. Usually, they were too many dice (Champions) or had random powers (V&V). TSR's Marvel Superheros probably hit the sweet spot, and as much as I thought I wouldn't like the color-coded charts, they grew on me and became second nature.

Yesterday, Autarch launched a superhero RPG Kickstarter - Ascendant - and it has its own color-coded chart. Heck, they forwarded me a PDF of the rules - when I'm healthy I'll delve into them - but at first glance, they look solid.

20 bucks for the PDF, 40 for POD w/ PDF, 60 for the limited HC w/PDF.


  1. I've been privy to the development process of this game, and I'll tell you that it's been stress-tested and playtested to the point of refinement. Alex Macris always makes sure that the numbers and mechanics make sense and do what the game needs them to do. I am very much looking forward to this complete product.

  2. Shame the art scream street fighter videogame rather than superhero comic book.


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