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Capes, Cowls and Villains Foul -- Quickstart Preview $0.00
Average Rating:3.1 / 5
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Capes, Cowls and Villains Foul -- Quickstart Preview
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Capes, Cowls and Villains Foul -- Quickstart Preview
Publisher: Spectrum Games
by Todd M. [Verified Purchaser]
Date Added: 08/31/2011 14:37:25
Intriguing and very promising. Spectrum is very personal and generally quick to respond.

That said, this is yet another example of a game that has been 'coming soon' for a loooooong time.

I hope it hasn't suffered the same fate as.... what was that supers sampler game using the Witchcraft (unisystem?) 'engine'?

I forget. Pretty much everyone else did too.

It really does look like it does what it says. Emulate comics, in a comparatively simple fashion. Looks to be a bit more complex version of another spectrum game, "Cartoon Action Hour." I'm still debating just tweaking that and being done with it. Really good, really flexible, and simple game.

Play the odds, support spectrum, invest in CAH instead.

[3 of 5 Stars!]
Capes, Cowls and Villains Foul -- Quickstart Preview
Publisher: Spectrum Games
by Michael K. [Verified Purchaser]
Date Added: 04/29/2011 17:28:21
The quickstart fails to explain the rules mechanics in clear and simple examples, the writing style is pretentious, the system itself is at best hazy and at worst, clunky and wonky.

Even after having read both the German (whose translation is quite bad for a professional product) and the English version the quickstart leaves open many questions about the game mechanics and how the game is supposed to be played.

Oh, and don't forget about the blatant racism embedded in the scenario, a scenario that does not make any sense whatsoever.

M&M, Hero Game and even Aberrant would be ashamed if they would've had such badly written quickstart rules.

[1 of 5 Stars!]
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