The upcoming Marvel tabletop roleplaying recreation will give gamers the choice of enjoying as an present Marvel superhero or as a personality they create themselves. Last week, Marvel introduced that it might launch Marvel Multiverse Roleplaying Game, a brand new tabletop roleplaying recreation set within the Marvel Universe. A playtest can be launched subsequent yr with a full launch deliberate for 2023. The author of Marvel Multiverse, Matt Forbeck, posted a blogpost in regards to the upcoming recreation, clarifying a number of particulars in regards to the recreation. Forbeck confirmed that gamers would have the choice to both play as a longtime Marvel character or to create their very own character for the sport. While this is not precisely a shock to many, Forbeck famous that he had obtained a “variety of questions” in regards to the recreation and wished to make clear what he might. Forbeck additionally famous that Marvel was not at the moment searching for writers for the sport, nor did they want any playtesters in the intervening time.
Marvel Multiverse Roleplaying Game will use a brand new “d616” recreation system, that features Might, Agility, Resilience, Vigilance, Ego, and Logic attributes for characters. (If you are questioning why these explicit traits have been picked, look to see what the primary letter of every trait spells.) Few different particulars have been revealed in regards to the recreation aside from an preliminary listing of superheroes – Spider-Man, Black Panther, Captain America, Thor, Captain Marvel, Ms. Marvel, Wolverine, and Storm- all of whom will seem within the playtest subsequent spring.
The recreation is the newest in a collection of tabletop roleplaying video games set within the Marvel Universe. The earliest of those video games, Marvel Super Heroes, was initially revealed by authentic Dungeons & Dragons maker TSR within the Nineteen Eighties. Three different video games have since been launched. Forbeck was a designer on the newest Marvel TTRPG – Marvel Heroic Roleplaying, launched again in 2012. This does mark the primary time that Marvel itself has dipped its toe into the tabletop publishing area, as previous video games have been all licensed out to a 3rd occasion.
Given the current resurgence of tabletop roleplaying video games, Marvel Multiverse Roleplaying might be one of many greater TTRPGs to hit recreation shops. We’ll discover out extra when the playtest is launched subsequent spring.