Series 49.3 – Marvel Super Heroes with Jef and Jon [System Mastery] (Discussion)

Welcome to the final episode of series 49, everyone! This series, we welcome Jef and Jon from the System Mastery Podcast, to learn about a really old game, Marvel Super Heroes, a superheroic RPG by TSR that a lot have coined the FASERIP system (not affiliated with the actual FASERIP RPG). This episode we discuss the process and have a little therapy time for… surviving the Marvel Super Heroes character creation process!

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Games discussed this episode:

Marvel Super Heroes

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 – Announcements
  • 00:05:27 – Re-Introductions
  • 00:12:27 – D20 for your thoughts?
  • 00:12:53 – What draws Jef and Jon to these old games?
  • 00:16:22 – Is there a trend that we moved away from that we should go back to?
  • 00:19:47 – What sort of lessons can we get from examining these older games?
  • 00:26:13 – How does character creation in Marvel Super Heroes stack up to other games?
  • 00:42:50 – How does this game reinforce the feel of play?
  • 00:46:37 – What story do these character sheets tell?
  • 00:54:25 – What are the flaws and best parts of this game?
  • 01:05:26 – Fanfic!
  • 01:15:23 – Take it up a level!
  • 01:22:59 – Episode Closer
  • 01:25:28 – Call to Action
  • 01:33:40 – Credits
  • 01:35:35 – Show Blurbs – Asians Represent
  • 01:36:16 – Outtakes

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