September 13th, 2021

marcus 2013

Two more RPG Bundle offers - Mutants and Masterminds

Two offers for Mutants and Masterminds, one of the better superhero RPGs - one is a re-run of the essential game stuff, the other is all new and (unusually for these bundles) doesn't ask you to spend more to get additional material.
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Last time the core bundle was offered I said

M&M compares reasonably well to other superhero RPGs; it's based on the Open Games License e.g. D&D so a lot of players will be able to pick it up fairly easily, and it plays about as well. I tend to prefer GURPS Supers or Champions if I'm playing, simply because they seem to be a slightly better fit to the genre, and if I'm running something I'd probably use homebrew rules based on Diana: Warrior Princess, but that's mainly because I wrote the system and know it backwards. For a newcomer with some familiarity with other OGL games this may well be a better fit, and as always you get a hell of a lot for the money. Recommended, subject to all the usual YMMV caveats.

I don't see any reason to change that.

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