Joining the Ranks of the Agents of BAMF

By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico,  26 May 2021 Like the material that inspires them, comic-inspired games can either be amazing or a convoluted mess. It's the nature of super-powered shenanigans, and it takes a balancing act to get the right feel for the game. Seeing the Kickstarter for Agents of BAMF, I had a knee-jerk reaction and... Continue Reading →

Super Powers For A SuperAge

By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico,  29 May 2019 In my opinion, RPGs based around heroes are difficult to get right. Sometimes a game will come out tied to a specific comic line or one specific character, but it will fail for anything beyond it. Other times, it either becomes unplayably boring (as the scales are just... Continue Reading →

Powering Up With Power Outage

By Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico,  17 April 2019 Games pitched to children have been a hit or a miss in my book. Usually, the mechanics are either so simplified that they become unplayable after a while (and often broken by older kids and adults), or they are just kid themed with a convoluted mechanic. That said,... Continue Reading →

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