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Masks: A New Generation (Phone Edition)


A giant robot is smashing down Main Street. Your best friend tried to kiss you. Your mom thinks your grades need work.
Your mentor thinks your team is bringing you down. Oh, and your costume is ripped.

Just another day in Halcyon City.

ENnies Silver 2017


Masks: A New Generation is an ENnie-award winning superhero roleplaying game in which a team of young heroes fights villains, saves lives, and tries to figure out who they are—noble paragons? Dark avengers? Or regular kids? All against the backdrop of Halcyon City, the greatest city in the world.

This is the Phone Edition of Masks: A New Generation, a restructured version of the game made for easy reading on mobile devices. This PDF contains special links that let you jump around in the book easily, as well as a format that's perfect for reading on smaller screens.

As with the main Masks corebook, this product includes:

– Ten playbooks for young superheroes, so you can create your own awesome characters
– Rules for superheroic action, interpersonal drama, and changing identity
– Detailed instructions for running the game, building villains, and playing to find out what happens
– Tools for creating your own custom material for Masks

Masks makes use of the same rules-light engine as Apocalypse WorldMonsterheartsDungeon WorldUrban Shadows, and Epyllion to create stories about young superheroes in the vein of Young JusticeYoung Avengers, and Teen Titans.

So what're you waiting for, hero? Time to get to work.

3-5 players | Campaign Play 2-4 hour sessions | Rated Teen | Powered By the Apocalypse | 

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Robert L October 10, 2019 6:08 am UTC
I clicked on the banner advertising this and other phone .pdfs. I appreciate the format, but there is something I take issue with. I own the traditionally formatted .pdf of this book. Some companies are updating their traditionally formatted .pdfs to include the phone .pdf, which I hope this becomes the norm. I am more than a little miffed by the prospect of being asked to pay for content I already own, albeit in a new format.
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Sam Q October 10, 2019 6:55 am UTC
I wholeheartedly agree. I dont like the idea of paying for something again when it provides no new content. I also did try it because I was intrigued and it was relatively inexpensive, and i dont think it was worth it. I really like this game, but this isn't the best format to get it in. For reading on my phone, i would much rather use the normal pdf. In this one, the text is unusually large and it doesnt link chapters as most pdfs normally do, and instead has links to the table of contents on the bottom of the page.
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Trenton A October 16, 2019 4:56 pm UTC
Copied from another discussion about another system using this format but relevant here as well so here it is:

"I agree with Robert. Having to pay separately for a phone formatted edition of something you already own is ridiculous. Yes it is an additional cost to have to make a version formatted specifically for phones however it should be a selling point of your complete package not another chance to make a sale. Also why is it that the exact same rules cost $6.99 on the phone but the regular "not-phone" pdf costs $20? It's like a mobile game costing $2.99 but then upcharging to $14.99 when it goes to PC or console for the exact same game. All this says is that the game is worth $6.99 not $20 and that buying the regular PDF would be a waste of my money.

Meanwhile there are companies out there that will give me any additional digital formats for free when they update them such as an .epub file or black&white version for printing. Then you are seeing more and more companies...See more
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Michael R December 14, 2019 12:14 am UTC
There is a previous purchaser discount available.
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