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Author: James Thomson

Publisher: Plain Brown Wrapper Games

Pages: 400

Product Type: M&M Superlink Campaign Setting

Take a trip back to the Iron Age of comics and visit  Bedlam City. It’s the smaller, dirtier and more dangerous town next door to your campaign’s shining metropolis, presented here in lavish detail. Weighing in at a whopping 400 pages, this book is crammed with dozens of NPCs, adventure seeds and locations, with enough back-stories and plot arcs to keep your PCs playing for years.

We know that the grim and sordid “Iron Age” of comics isn’t everyone’s cup of filth, so even though Bedlam will support an extended campaign, we’ve designed it to fit seamlessly into nearly any superhero game world, as a place your heroes can go to have darker, grubbier adventures for a change of pace.

So buckle on your body armor, clench your cigar between your stubbly jaws and set your clock back to an age of iron! Fight the Mafia on the gloomy streets of Stark Hill. Battle the gangs in Wolverton. Face down the sinister cult called the Mara in the back alleys of Hardwick Park.  Walk the toxic, deserted streets of the Country Club and see what has taken up residence there, or go to war with the secret overlords of Greely Point.

What are you waiting for?  Bedlam is calling! There's a shadowy, trash-strewn rooftop out there somewhere with your name on it…

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March 8th, 2014
Bedlam City is a fantastic setting book, packed with information and flavor. It is in many ways the antithesis of Freedom City. Its tone is relentlessly grim and thoroughly Iron Age, unafraid to tackle uncomfortable issues but with just enough spots of [...]
August 19th, 2009
Excellent stuff. I bought this a while ago along with 'Straight Out Of Bedlam' and have to say i'm impressed.This a great Iron Age setting full of character, black humour and unique characters. All credit to the author who managed to make a slot-in-any [...]
September 15th, 2008
I'm running a campaign in Bedlam City right now, and having a blast with all the excesses of the Iron Age but the technology/supers of the modern era. Excellent work. Lots of information here--this is a huge book. There are story ideas on nearly [...]
September 12th, 2008
I recently purchased Bedlam City. I should mention that I normally despise Iron Age settings, but I had an idea that I wanted to try out for a story-arc in my campaign, so I decided to try Bedlam out. I have to say, this is one of the best superhero ro [...]
May 29th, 2008
Bedlam City is a grim and gritty setting with a black sense of humor. The book itself is rather large, coming in at 400 pages thoroughly detailing the important parts of the City’s history, neighborhoods, government, culture, crime, villains, and lot [...]
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