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The Four-Color Heroics Compendium serves up more of what you loved about the Core Rulebook! It’s a menagerie of goodies that will assuredly add to the fun factor of the game. Whether you’re a player or Game Master, there’s plenty of material for you to sink your teeth into.

• Expanded rules, such as Teamwork, Knockback, Scene Traits, new Momentum options and more!

• Optional rules, including alternate experience rules, a system for lengthening combat scenes, rules for using failure as motivation and more!

• Rules for lackeys, the nameless henchmen used by supervillains to do their dirty work for them!

• Rules for heroic sidekicks and animal companions!

• Benchmarks for Attributes, so you can tell exactly how good your character is in various areas!

• Danger Cards that can be used by the Game Master to give weaker villains a fighting chance against superior heroes.

• A handy, compact reference sheet with all the pertinent rules of the game!

• Write-ups for two heroes and four villains!


Four-Color Heroics is a short but nuanced game system designed to perfectly capture the over-the-top action portrayed in the superhero comics of the era. With this book, a handful of dice, something to use as tokens and your imagination, there's no limit to the amount of fun you'll have playing out stories of crimebusting and Nazi smashing!  

You can purchase it here.

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Nicholas C June 10, 2023 6:10 am UTC
Captain Courageous has Flight with a rating of 8, costing 8 points - shouldn't the cost be 16 points according to p10 of the main rulebook?

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Nicholas C March 03, 2023 10:30 pm UTC
There seems to be a bit of “stray” text on p4, left hand column under Distance where it suddenly starts talking about skills?
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Cynthia M March 05, 2023 3:50 pm UTC
This will be fixed tomorrow. Thanks for the heads-up. I have no idea how that slipped past me.
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mark S March 03, 2023 12:52 am UTC
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Cynthia M March 03, 2023 1:44 am UTC
The files for the POD version were just approved this morning, so I ordered the test copy. It won't be long now. :)
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