Tim Kirk’s baby is a supers game with soul.
Posts Tagged ‘superheroes’
From the Kickstarter: Invulnerable is a supers RPG with versatile powers, intense combat, and a complete setting. Grab some dice and save the world! The Questions You are at a convention on an elevator with a gamer wearing a superhero t-shirt. You have 15 seconds to pitch your game to him. What do you say? […]
If you’ve looked at this blog for more than 2 days in a row, you have probably learned that I am a Hello Kitty freak, but I try not to let anyone know it. Now artist Joseph Senior has given me an out: Hello Everyone! I can just say, “I didn’t buy it for Hello […]
TEACHERS: STEAL MY PPT PRESENTATION BELOW. As I write this post, I am in the middle of grading the essays to which it refers. I suppose this post is an example of noble procrastination. One of the thematic units that my textbook prescribes is about HEROES. That, of course, means that at some point […]
This looks mighty awesome – it’s Red Eagle, a Thai superhero movie. He’s like Batman, except without all that pussy ‘won’t kill people’ stuff.
Heroes and heroism is a common thematic unit in high school and middle school English classes. Students are exposed to the exploits of Beowulf and Odysseus and Arthur. Some teachers see this as a great opportunity to compare and contrast these heroes with famous heroes of comic books. If this is the case with […]
I had to switch to Vimeo for this one, since YouTube doesn’t like videos over 10 minutes in length (boo!). At any rate, we also spoke with Cryptic Studios’ Bill Roper about Champions Online. In short – the game looks fantastic. The character creator (which you will see plenty of in the below video) is […]
In Thailand, an autistic kid climbed out onto a third-story window ledge on the first day at his new school (I bet his parents are really eager to send him for a second day, now), only to be rescued by….SPIDER-MAN! BBC Article A fireman dressed as the kid’s favorite superhero coaxed him down rom the […]
X-Men / Wolverine star Hugh Jackman (and Sexiest Man Alive, apparently) was blabbering to MTV and made some off-hand comments regarding the setting of a possible Wolverine sequel. “The most intriguing thing to me was the Japan story. I love the Japan story. I wanted to do the Japan story from around X-Men 2.” He […]
The Guardian’s Book Blogs columnist Ned Beauman recently commented on the death of Minx, DC’s attempt to woo Western teenage girls away from the manga racks. Beauman raises some interesting points. But that specific audience is Japanese, not American; and the odd result is that just as British kids of my generation grew up watching […]