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Author Topic: What Non-DC/Marvel Superhero Setting Would you Want to see?  (Read 2108 times)

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« Reply #30 on: July 24, 2017, 11:55:02 am »
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http://www.ign.com/articles/2016/05/17/future-quest-1-review

This looks interesting.

I don't mind the rest, loved 'em all:  But please, PLEASE, forget The Impossibles.  I've been trying my best for decades, and those three weirdos are still in my head. :D

Edit:  Wonder if they will try to stick Moby Dick in there, too.

Holy smokes... this might be happening. Here's the fluff. Just need to pick the system - likely FASERIP for me.

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« Reply #31 on: July 24, 2017, 12:31:46 pm »
Bit of a cheat, because it exists within but separate from the DC Universe:

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« Reply #32 on: July 24, 2017, 12:48:50 pm »
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They may be owned in a legal, real world sense, but we've yet to see the Watchman world made into an actual game setting.


Really? How about the one Alan Moore participated in?

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« Reply #33 on: July 24, 2017, 12:49:59 pm »
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Archie Comics has some good materials either with Sabrina the Teenage Witch or with the actual Archie setting in the vein of Archie's Weird Mysteries or even the new Riverdale show if you want something darker.


Are you including the Archie "ultra heroes"? Or do you mean Captain Hero, Pureheart, and Superteen?

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« Reply #34 on: July 24, 2017, 02:10:19 pm »
I'd like to see an uncostumed super setting, like Misfits or Heroes.

I love One Punch Man, but having some doubt about it as an RPG.  What might work there...OPM himself exists as a ready-made deus ex machina when the GM doesn't want the players to die.  If he wants to keep a non-lethal setting, he can show up whenever the party is about to die, but they drop down on the hero ranking (and thus XP) whenever his intervention is required.

Venture Bros could be sublime.
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« Reply #35 on: July 24, 2017, 03:35:29 pm »
I would also like to do a Super's setting of:

Gatachaman (Battle of the Planets) mixed with Kamen Rider, Garo, Ultraman all rolled into one big bad-ass setting with Kaiju guest-appearances!

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« Reply #36 on: July 24, 2017, 03:58:19 pm »
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Bit of a cheat, because it exists within but separate from the DC Universe:

Strikeforce Morituri

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...was published by Marvel... :p

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« Reply #37 on: July 24, 2017, 07:46:40 pm »
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Really? How about the one Alan Moore participated in?

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« Reply #38 on: July 24, 2017, 08:06:47 pm »
Invincible by Robert Kirkman (you can even put "From the Creator of the Walking Dead" on the cover).

It's probably my favorite deconstructionist superhero book. It's had its missteps but I think it is still pretty good and its ending in about seven month or so. That means unless they blow up the universe there is a good natural campaign starting point in there.

It's a good mashup of silver-age wackiness and iron age violence but eschews the reset button the big two use.

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« Reply #39 on: July 24, 2017, 09:03:11 pm »
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Alan Moore stuff - Watchmen and V for Vendetta.
Grant Morrisson - The Invisibles
And noting that we already have Judge Dredd/2000AD, I guess Fungus the Bogeyman!


I believe Watchmen was done for DC Heroes way back. Four total I think. All from Mayfair. Two seem to be sourcebooks? One is an adventure I think? And no clue what the last was.

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« Reply #40 on: July 24, 2017, 09:52:59 pm »
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I believe Watchmen was done for DC Heroes way back. Four total I think. All from Mayfair. Two seem to be sourcebooks? One is an adventure I think? And no clue what the last was.

There were three: the sourcebook and two adventures ("Who Watches the Watchmen?" and "Taking Out the Trash"). I have all three. The sourcebook is the one where Alan Moore lent a hand and revealed things not in the comic books. Apparently it's hard to find now, at least at a decent price.

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« Reply #41 on: July 24, 2017, 10:28:03 pm »
My favorite is Dan Brereton's The Nocturnals, but there's already a good M&M sourcebook for that, so my second choice is the universe of Impact Comics' Powers.
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« Reply #42 on: July 24, 2017, 10:42:06 pm »
I wouldn't mind seeing the old Archie super heroes like The Fly, the Jaguar, the Hangman, the Web, and the rest. But not the cruddy "modern reimaginings" people keep trotting out with the mistaken impression that "mature" equals "graphic depiction of dismemberment and murder." I want a sourcebook faithful to the originals, as gritty as they were in the 40s and as corny as they were in the 50s.

Tower Comics' old T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents (NoMan, Dynamo, Lightning, Menthor, and Raven) and U.N.D.E.R.S.E.A. Agent material would be fun as well if kept true to Wally  Wood's clever originals.

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« Reply #43 on: July 24, 2017, 10:43:40 pm »
I'd play in a game based on The Badger: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Badger_(comics)

Cerebus the Aardvark would also be good: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Badger_(comics)

Jon Sable Freelance is another one I'd play: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon_Sable

Superpowers are far from abundant in those comics, however,

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« Reply #44 on: July 24, 2017, 10:49:55 pm »
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I'd play in a game based on The Badger: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Badger_(comics)

Cerebus the Aardvark would also be good: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Badger_(comics)

Jon Sable Freelance is another one I'd play: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon_Sable

Superpowers are far from abundant in those comics, however,

You linked Cerebus to Badger. Here's the right one:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerebus_the_Aardvark