5041Re: [icons-rpg] Regarding Marvel
- Apr 25, 2013On Apr 25, 2013, at 1:29 PM, "Tim K." <silverlion@...> wrote:
On 4/25/2013 2:31 PM, Colin T wrote:
> What was your opinion about the Cortex-Marvel rpg?
> Do you think they did the best they could with whatever deal they had with Marvel?
> I'm just wondering why event books?
> Maybe you can answer what I'm obviously missing since at least unlike Green Ronin they didn't get confronted with a reboot shortly after they began their licensing deal?
It was a bit to fiddly. I enjoyed their Smallville game, although it
needed clearer writing/directions.
Marvel had the same lack of clarity, but less substance in terms of char
gen/soap opera, and as a (older/longer term) fan of Marvel comics, I
can tell you they needed more soap opera in their game.Frankly, Marvel could really have used something like Smallville's Values and Relationships setup — the Values part, at least. The Solo/Partner/Team thing just didn't feel right for the setting.
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