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THE COMICS CODE is the latest Superhero Role-playing game.

Specifically  designed to focus upon the Heroes, their Adventures and  the Moral Dilemmas they face – rather than spending hours playing out hyper-detailed slugfests. Play it anywhere with just two six-sided dice, pencil and paper. A game can last a couple of hours, a campaign can span a lifetime.

             Five minute character creation!

             Ten minute combat!

             Hours of high-octane Superhero Adventure!

             Easy to pick up and play.

             Hard to put down.

             THE lightweight, fast-play Superhero Role-playing game.


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Alessio S June 21, 2014 6:53 pm UTC
I'm wait for your review, Maxwell. Generally the character sheet is a mirror of its game. Here isn't possible to see anything :(
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Maxwell T June 12, 2014 2:18 am UTC
I bought the PDF, and really liked what I read. Not ready to post a full review, but I thought this was a really fresh take on the superhero RPG genre. I feel like the best ideas were all in the Appendices, but that's just my first impression. I am left wanting to try this out, and to check out Squadron UK, too.
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Maxwell T June 12, 2014 3:27 am UTC
Oh, I should mention that I ordered the softcover along with the PDF. Hoping it holds together better than the last couple of print books I've ordered from this site :)
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Simon B June 21, 2014 6:39 pm UTC
Thanks for your comments. A full and honest review would REALLY help....
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Harald S June 07, 2014 5:51 am UTC
Well I took a leap of faith because I too still have my Golden Heroes Box and my Squadron UK.
The Comics Code Softcover arrived yesterday (bought before the +PDF option or PDF version was online) and I am very satisfied. So I guess I'll buy whatever comes next as well.
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Duane W May 27, 2014 9:28 am UTC
I'm taking a leap of faith. I've had many years of great gaming from Golden Heroes, I own Squadron UK 2nd edition, I'm intrigued by this new game. If it's half as good as the others I'll be very happy.
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Alessio S May 22, 2014 6:03 am UTC
How can I buy a game without look at any preview or having any informations about the character sheet and the core mechanics? It's not possible to buy blindly anything and without the pdf version too.
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Oliver P May 22, 2014 8:57 am UTC
I agree its a pain not having the PDF version (thats what I would have preferred) however for what its worth I played this at Concrete Cow earlier this year with Simon and it was a hoot, very pick-up-and-play. British super hero humour, but a lot less crunchy than Squadron UK. I'd advise going for it for the cheap price its at.
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Simon B May 27, 2014 7:26 am UTC
Thanks for the support.

The pdf option is now enabled.
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May 11, 2014
This title was added to our catalog on May 21, 2014.
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