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Wargames 1: Superhuman Threats of the Cold War
Digital Price:$9.95
Print Price: NA
Pages: 72
Size: 15.08 MB
Format: Portrait
Writer: Charles Phipps and Mike Lafferty
Cover: Darren Calvert (Freedom's Most Wanted, Hero High, Instant Superheroes) Dan Houser, Darren Bulmer, Ja
SKU: RPOMM08
Tags: Publisher: Vigilance Press, RPGObjects; Game Lines: World Metahuman; Systems: M&M Superlink; Genre: Superhero; Product Type: Adventure; Media Type: PDF

Wargames reimagines the Iron Age as a time when the flag heroes of the NATO Alliance  faced down their spandex-clad Soviet opposite numbers across the Berlin Wall and engaged in a shadow war of a super-powered covert adventures.

You might ask: Why a book about superheroes in the Cold War?

Well….

Because, when you really think about it, wouldn't Red Dawn have been a whole lot cooler if Captain America were in it?

If you answered that question in the affirmative, then this book is for you.

This pdf provides:

A detailed timeline of the Cold War in a super-powered comic book universe and detailed write-ups and stats of over 15 metahuman threats from both sides of the Iron Curtain ready for use in your M&M Superlink campaign, including:

  • Battle Czar -- Can even the most powerful being on Earth restore Lenin's true vision of Communism?
  • General Venom -- Formerly the leading patriotic hero in the US, General Venom has gone renegade and sworn to topple the corrupt US government...
  • Majestic-12 -- Shape-changing alien in service to the CIA, Majestic 12 uses the persona of a humble, naïve but wise "stranger in a strange land" to hide his true sociopathic nature as he hunts down Eastern Bloc mutants...
  • EmergCon -- An advanced AI designed to take control of US military resources in case senior leadership was killed by a nuclear first strike, EmergCon has decided that détente is illogical and its time to take matters into its own hands...
  • The Glorious Worker's Righteous Fury -- the super team of Communist China has seen action against US forces in the Taiwan Strait and Korea, against Warsaw Pact forces in the border conflict with the Soviet Union and with super-powered rebels in Tibet. But their hardest trials have been from their homeland's own political turmoil.
  • Sovi-Ape -- The simian Soviet super-soldier grew disillusioned with Communism and defected to America, but after finding the Land of the Free anything but welcoming, he decides to start his own post-human revolution...
 

Requires the Mutants & Masterminds RPG, Second Edition,by Green Ronin Publishing For Use. Mutants & Masterminds, M&M Superlink,the M&M Superlink logo,and Green Ronin are trademarks of Green Ronin Publishing and are used with permission.