This page consists of articles we’ve written to give advice and tips to both players and gamemasters in superhero games. The expertise level of these articles range from beginner to advanced, and even the most experienced and jaded roleplayers can often use a new perspective or insight. I’m not sure how often we’ll be able to update this section, but we’ll try to add a new tip or piece of advice at least once a week.
How to Teach Kids to Play Superhero RPGs – I started roleplaying when I was 11 or 12 years old, and I, like many people, started with Dungeons & Dragons. I probably would have loved starting with Villains & Vigilantes, though, but they didn’t sell that one at Walmart.
How to Be More Creative During Superhero Roleplaying Games – Being creative, as both a GM and as a player, can be hard to do week after week and session after session. Here are some brainstorming techniques to help you come up with new ideas for plots and themes for your superhero RPG sessions.
How to Get Ideas for Unique Superhero and Supervillain Names – Some players have a lot of trouble coming up with superhero names, especially in MMORPGs, where it seems like people can’t seem to come up with anything more original than Hyperman123, since Hyperman was already taken. This article is aimed at players, but GM’s need names for NPCs too, so it should also be useful to them.