Category Archives: CortexPlus

Sword & Sorcery Heroic Roleplaying – Part 4: Threats

We’ve now covered character creation (Part one and two) and provided classic sample characters (part three) in the previous articles on a Cortex Plus Sword and Sorcery hack using Marvel Heroic Roleplaying. Now, as a bonus fourth part to the three part … Continue reading

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Action Scenes – Bank Heist!

Introduction Last time, moloids attacked from underground to wreak havoc and kidnap high-profile civilians. This time we have a supervillain and his goons robbing a bank. I wrote this scene because I love the Spidey Villains the most, and I really … Continue reading

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Sword & Sorcery Heroic Roleplaying – Part 3 of 3

In Parts One and Two of our Cortex Plus Sword & Sorcery hack, we looked at modifying Marvel Heroic Roleplaying character creation for the Sword & Sorcery genre. Now, in Part Three, let’s look at some of the seminal characters of the … Continue reading

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Action Scenes – Attack of the Mole Man!

Introducing: Action Scenes! Greetings True Believers! Today’s post is the first in a series of Action Scenes. These are scenes which can be used alone for a short night of play, or incorporated into a larger event. As a Watcher, … Continue reading

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Sword & Sorcery Heroic Roleplaying – Part 2 of 3

In Part One of this hack for Marvel Heroic Roleplaying, we covered replacing Affiliations with Means, adjusting the meaning of die ratings and power sets for allowing you to embrace the Sword & Sorcery genre with Cortex Plus. Here in Part Two of … Continue reading

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Making the Most of Vehicles in Marvel Heroic Roleplaying

I don’t read reviews of things I already like, and I like Marvel Heroic Roleplaying a lot already. However, I’ve heard that some reviewers are saying vehicles might be difficult to model in the game. In fact, vehicles are very easy … Continue reading

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Sword & Sorcery Heroic Roleplaying – Part 1 of 3

For the second day in a row, I am overjoyed to welcome yet another robust, creative mind as contributor for Exploring Infinity: Dain Lybarger (@DainXB) has earned my respect and high regard for his imagination, writing, fascinating areas of expertise beyond my usual … Continue reading

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Marvel Heroic Roleplaying – Knockback & Chases

I am pleased to welcome Dave Thomas—Grimmshade on Twitter and rpg.net—as the newest contributor to Exploring Infinity. If you haven’t seen his contributions on rpg.net, Im’ glad to say he’s overflowing with excellent ideas and resources especially for MWP’s Marvel Heroic Roleplaying. … Continue reading

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Marvel Heroic Roleplaying: Collected Miscellanies

Many people have written terrific reviews, musings, resources, and content for the new Marvel Heroic Roleplaying game by Margaret Weis Productions. I’ve given it a fair amount of musing myself, but decided I’d start by compiling the useful unofficial fan activity into … Continue reading

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Digging Into Infinity – Part 3: New Dungeon-ville Racial Heritages

I’ve been exploring running a game of relationship drama set in my core group’s fantasy universe. I hope it’ll allow us a more intimate appreciation for the social structures in a new era that the group’s epic level 4e DnD … Continue reading

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