- Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.Posted 253 days ago
Huge news: Adamant’s New “App-Pricing” Model
Just before Christmas, the good folks at Adamant Entertainment dropped the price of all their PDF products to just $1. Considering these are the guys who released the utterly lovely ICONS RPG, that’s not a sale...
- Posted 898 days ago
Jumping Jackrabbits! It’s an Icons Review.
I was perusing www.rpg.net, as I tend to do, and I came across a thread where an artist was drawing superheroes on the cheap . I’m talking about a criminally good deal. I looked through the...
- Posted 978 days ago
Review – ION Guard: ICONS Edition
ION Guard is a setting/organization supplement for the ICONS game that presents a new intergalactic organization of heroes. All of the ION Guard’s members wear a golden ION Fist, which provides them with a suite of...
- Posted 1018 days ago
From the Short & Sweet Department: Here’s Captain London’s stats for ICONS, all primed and ready for play. For comparison purposes he weighs in at 60 points, more than the suggested 45 point base for a...
- Posted 1023 days ago
Lazy building Icon City
There’s a fine art to being a LazyGM. It takes hard work & dedication – and throws them out the window. The true LazyGM instead uses that most limitless and potent of resources: the players. Our...
- Posted 1044 days ago
It’s the end of the world as we know it
….. and I feel fine. Just five short sessions to go in our Endday Campaign, and it will all be over. Literally over, because that’s when the world ends. Sorry about that. Slightly more importantly, that’s...
- Posted 1085 days ago
Combining Risus and ICONS: I got your awesome mixed in my awesome
Risus is great. ICONS is great. So what happens if we combine the two? The usual rule is that Cool Isn’t Additive – you can’t make something already cool even cooler by adding extra coolness to...
- Posted 1105 days ago
Galactus versus Thor! An ICONS sample combat
Last time I presented a sample superhero combat on my humble blog, it was for Mutants & Masterminds, and intentionally street-level in style . This time around, let’s ramp up the power level! Here’s a blow-by-blow...
- Posted 1110 days ago
Building Iron Man: a Marvel to ICONS conversion
Just to get more of a handle on ICONS ‘ power levels, I converted Iron Man over from the Classic Marvel RPG. Here’s how it went. If you want to follow along, download a copy of...
- Posted 1112 days ago
10 Things to like about the ICONS RPG
1. Beer & Pretzels superhero role-playing I don’t mean that this is a game about Beer & Pretzels in the same way that D&D is about Dungeons & Dragons (though that would be kinda cool. Weird,...
- Posted 1113 days ago