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In Mutants & Marvels® you are the hero.  You choose your destiny, and you have a hand in determining the fate of your world.  In the spirit of the four-color comics that inspired these rules, you create a unique superhero, join forces with friends, and defend the innocent against all manner of threats.

Mutants & Marvels® is a unique blend of “old school” game flavor, and “new school” game mechanics.  It is designed to emulate all levels of power, but with simple, flexible rules that allow you as the player, or Referee, to customize the world and the game-play as you see fit.

Inside you will find:

  • A simple, yet somehwat familiar core mechanic
  • A fully player-controlled character creation system
  • A comprehensive list of powers
  • A simple skill system
  • Sample character builds to get you started quickly
  • The basic framework for a campaign setting
  • A sample adventure
  • And much more!

 So, what will your powers be?

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Jason P February 24, 2020 7:11 pm UTC
Just a question, I bought the 2.0 version and it now seems as there is an update. Do i need to repurchase the newer version or there a download section for people who have already purchased it?
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Thomas D February 25, 2020 4:07 pm UTC
Nope! All you need to do is re-download the file. The updated version replaces the older version.
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jason P March 01, 2017 6:46 pm UTC
This is exactly what i have been looking for !!! I just purchased the PDF and love it. One question, when converting MSHRPG characters what happens if when you combine STR+END for HP = zero? any way , thanks I highly recommend this product to all superhero fans
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Thomas D March 01, 2017 7:06 pm UTC
Oh my. You found a hole in the rules! Honestly, that's an issue that had never crossed my mind (this is why real companies have editors and TEAMS of designers).

Off the cuff, I would say that if your STR and END mods add up to zero (or less), you should probably set a standard minimum. You may even wish to set that minimum for all characters. This would be based on the level of play. Gritty characters would have a smaller amount, whereas Superheroic would have more. So, if you establish the minimum would be 2, then calculating your HP for all characters would be STR + END + 2 = HP (Min 2).

Hope that makes sense. And thanks for the kind words. :)
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jason P March 02, 2017 12:49 pm UTC
Ha! I totally get it. I looked into several option its see if it stays balanced with the rules set. I also am converting skills to the game and creating a master list for players to choose from. If you would like to check it out let me know I would love to collaborate.
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Zenith C February 18, 2016 4:55 pm UTC
If I purchase the PDF and decide I really like it, is there a coupon for a discounted POD option?
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Thomas D February 18, 2016 5:26 pm UTC
At this point, there isn't. When I published it, it wasn't a consideration I took into account (shortsighted on my part). However, I did try to make the book as printer-friendly as possible. And due to the relatively short length, having a copy printed and bound at a Kinko's, for instance, might actually be cheaper than the difference between the PDF and the POD versions. Also, if you self-print, you can opt for a spiral binding, which I think might be more functional at the gaming table.
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Joshua D November 25, 2015 9:15 pm UTC
I have the first version of this, what is the difference if I may ask?
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Thomas D November 25, 2015 9:22 pm UTC
Let's see if I can remember...

Revamped the combat system, including the damage rules;
Added rules for random characters;
Clarified some of the power descriptions.

I think there's a couple of other things, but it's been a while (I probably should have tracked that stuff). If you bought the original version in PDF, you should be able to download 2.0 as a new file.
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Susan D June 18, 2015 5:58 pm UTC
Is this FASERIP? Or something else?
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Thomas D June 18, 2015 6:08 pm UTC
Yes and no. It's began with the basic FASERIP premise, then I removed the Universal Table, added a d20-esque mechanic, and adjusted from there.
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Brian R April 28, 2015 10:36 pm UTC
Nice job, Tom, I'm glad to see an update to a game that was pretty decent already. :) I definetly give kudo's to adding random character generation.
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Thomas D April 29, 2015 1:04 am UTC
Thanks. It was something of a "Duh" moment when I thought of adding that.
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