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Union City Heroes Core Rulebook Digital First Edition is over 200 pages with all the rules you need to play this brand new Comic Book Superhero Tabletop Roleplaying Game! 

Union City Heroes utilizes familiar, easy to use rules that encourage imagination and fun combined with innovative new ways of playing out high-stakes adventures in a world of capes and cowls!

This game uses 2d10 as the Primary Roll and when players roll 10s and 1s they either gain benefits or Escalate Threats or Conditions. Rolling Double Evens and Double Odds can cause Knockback or other Conditions that make combat dynamic, unpredictable and tons of fun! 

A list of eight Stats that range from 1-10 are bought by players using Ranks and these Stats directly modify rolls. Remaining Ranks are used to purchase Levels in Powers. 

Union City Heroes features over 65 unique Powers and hundreds of Variances that make those powers a limitless number of possibilities. Combined with our system of Qualities that these Powers are made up of and/or affect makes the Power-design system in Union City Heroes infinitely customizable! 

Heroes roll both when they make Attacks and when they Dodge opponent's Attacks, meaning that Players have more engagement at the table. Damage starts at a d4 but many, many powers enhance this damage, adding static bonuses or, at higher Levels, adding multiple d6s. 

This game combines an emphasis on crunchy, well-rounded system with the possibility for unique and complex mechanics or simple, straight-forawrd dice rolls; it all depends on the Player and their Hero. 

Our unique combat system of using Panels to contain the action lets players create their own comic stories and fast-paced battle sequences. Anchors help ground the heroes, keep them connected to the people that they protect, and provide built-in opportunities for adventure and roleplaying. Qualities and our ground-breaking Powers system allow for maximum customization to make your Hero everything you imagine them to be! 

Union City Heroes Digital First Edtion also features over 160 pieces of amazing new art by the extraordinary illustrator Antonio Garcia. 

This is the first Digital Edition and there are more Union City Adventures, more Villains, more Threats and way more Heroes coming soon! Get in on this all-new Superhero Roleplaying Game by Paul Malchow and Antonio Garcia.

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Stacie W March 12, 2020 10:07 pm UTC
I like the basic ideas of this game but I wish there were more character sheet write ups for the characters in the game. The only stat blocks in the book are for one master villain and a couple henchmen and no heroes. Also wish there was a solid character generation example because not seeing any stats for the heroes doesn't convey what a normal character is supposed to have regarding things like Stamina and Grit.

And where it lists the Archetypal Powers, do these Archetypes just automatically get them or does that mean that those are the only powers a person of that Archetype can choose from?
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Paul M March 15, 2020 1:04 pm UTC
The Archetypal Powers are a list you can choose from. Right now I am working on a Character Folio that will have complete character sheets, bios, references and art for all our icon Superheroes but in the meantime I will post a full character sheet on our website and our FB page to help you out! Great suggestion and thanks for taking part in Union City Heroes!
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Justin W March 12, 2020 10:11 am UTC
Liking everything so far. Reminds me of my first ever rolls playing experience, Golden Heroes. There are several cut and paste issues however:

P59: Absorption- parts are cut and pasted from Abating
P80-Muliply. There are two variances called Shared Stamina
P82: Sharp Edges- cut and pasted from Multiply
P92: Gradual Size Change- this is cut and pasted from Immediate Size Change
P115 : Divine- cut and pasted from Cosmic
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Justin W March 12, 2020 1:00 pm UTC
P61:Aid- the first level is cut and pasted from Abating level 1
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Stacie W March 12, 2020 10:07 pm UTC
The rules for knockback are also duplicated in two different sections.
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Paul M March 15, 2020 1:02 pm UTC
Thank you both so much. Some of those errors were already on our ERRATA list and some were not! I will post a link here to the ERRATA page as soon as it's up. In the meantime feel free to contact us at any time with questions or concerns at:
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Stacie W March 11, 2020 3:36 am UTC
Eventual Print on Demand?
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Quinn M March 01, 2020 7:50 am UTC
Any chance we can get a PDF character sheet? Fillable and editable so we can add character art?
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Paul M March 15, 2020 1:05 pm UTC
There is a character sheet that is in the book, but I will absolutely put a PDF of a character sheet on our website to make it an easy print job!
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Lee S February 27, 2020 3:04 am UTC
Can we get a full preview and table of contents please? Thank you.
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Patrick R February 27, 2020 4:18 am UTC
Seconded. /Something/ to let us know what the game mechanics are all about, what the focus is, etc.
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Gerald S February 27, 2020 10:24 am UTC
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Paul M February 27, 2020 4:45 pm UTC
Sorry! I set the preview pages but didn't check the little box that made it active ;)
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Lee S February 28, 2020 4:58 am UTC
LoL! Sounds like the relationship with my ex-wife!!!
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