I’ve been creating characters for my upcoming HERO/Champions event for Gameday and HOO BOY am I rusty. It’s painstaking, basically like having to re-learn a language you haven’t spoken in forever.

Thankfully, there are various pre-fab products that do a certain amount of work for me. Still, I’d forgotten how much up-front work HERO asks you to do; you’re not picking stuff from a list on playbook, you’re designing the playbook from scratch each time.

Too much effort for the alleged payoff? Legit question.

Still, seeing a well-crafted power is pretty satisfying. Like seeing that someone’s used LEGOs to build a coffemaker or something.

6 thoughts on “I’ve been creating characters for my upcoming HERO/Champions event for Gameday and HOO BOY am I rusty. It’s…

  1. I’ve often been tempted by Hero. The ability to build damn near anything has its appeal to my brain. It is a significant counter-current to most games I gravitate toward these days.

    Just not sure I could put in the time. If I was unemployed and had summers off, though…

  2. < ![CDATA[I've often been tempted by Hero. The ability to build damn near anything has its appeal to my brain. It is a significant counter-current to most games I gravitate toward these days. Just not sure I could put in the time. If I was unemployed and had summers off, though...]]>