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Wearing the Cape: The Roleplaying Game $24.99
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Wearing the Cape: The Roleplaying Game
Publisher: Wearing the Cape Productions
by Rich P. [Verified Purchaser]
Date Added: 04/22/2017 15:00:54

First of all, the art in this game is GORGEOUS. I know that's not the most important thing but it really draws you into a superhero world.

I love that this RPG has the backing of a true setting based on the author's actual novels. It's easy to read and laid out really well. I like how you can just have this pdf and not need to refer to anything else, the rules are flexible and this is really the best Fate Supers game released up to this day.

I look foward to see the other books that will be coming out for this RPG. Nice job!



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[5 of 5 Stars!]
Wearing the Cape: The Roleplaying Game
Publisher: Wearing the Cape Productions
by David Y. [Verified Purchaser]
Date Added: 04/22/2017 13:31:24

Fun, Fast and Flexible. Yup, this is a Fate book about superheroes, but the nice thing is the world is grounded semi-realistically, in that heroes (capes) are realistic in a way of "How would you expect superheroes to act in the real world". Some see their breakthroughs as a way to get ill-gotten games, some think that they are the next step in humanity, and some just want to help others. If you're expecting Batman v Superman levels of carnage, well.. you may want to look at something else, as the world discourages collateral damage when taking on the bad guy (rules 1 and 2: Get civilians out of the way, and take the fight somewhere where people and property aren't as risky).

What I like is that it can be very tactical. Every type of hero has a niche, and the flexibility allows some to take on the bad guys, where others provide assistance, or prevent innocents from being harmed. It's kinda funny that I'm talking about realism in a world that has someone who believes that she is Ozma (from the Wizard of Oz), and thus has the powers from the Oz series). But it makes it work. It's pretty nice and a kick to read.

So if you like superheroes? Buy this Book. If you like FATE? Buy this book. If you like the wearing the cape book series and want to support the author? Buy this book.



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Wearing the Cape: The Roleplaying Game
Publisher: Wearing the Cape Productions
by Norman T. [Verified Purchaser]
Date Added: 04/20/2017 20:39:29

A world with lots of great stories and great system for story-driven games.



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[5 of 5 Stars!]
Wearing the Cape: The Roleplaying Game
Publisher: Wearing the Cape Productions
by Jesse R. [Verified Purchaser]
Date Added: 04/20/2017 19:12:54

I think its one of the better superhero adaptations of FATE. It is focused on the official Wearing the Cape post-event world of the wearing the cape novels, but the author deliberately obscures details so even a GM wanting to fully novel-canon compliant world still has room to customize for his own game. Being canon-compliant is of course optional, but the system is optimized for the post-event world. But a FATE veteran who gets a grasp on making new power classes (WtC RPG add-on - make the high concept into a loose-detail character class) could get this to be as flexible as Mutants and Masterminds, but without its character-creation phase crunch (M&M does well in keeping actual gameplay low in crunch, except for invention. FATE & crunch are mortal enemies).



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Wearing the Cape: The Roleplaying Game
Publisher: Wearing the Cape Productions
by Jeremiah E. [Verified Purchaser]
Date Added: 04/20/2017 17:10:57

I am a fan of the WTC novels, and being a new comer to the FATE system, this book is very thorough game book. The book not only covers the FATE system but goes in depth on Mr. Harmon's world.

His chapters about creating superhero teams was especially helpful with my game group and out inability to grasp the concept of Aspects can/will be applied to everything.

I recomend this game for any FATE fans and especially for any fans of Capes.



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[5 of 5 Stars!]
Wearing the Cape: The Roleplaying Game
Publisher: Wearing the Cape Productions
by Customer Name Withheld [Verified Purchaser]
Date Added: 04/20/2017 16:18:52

This is an RPG based on the novel and stories in the Wearing the Cape series using the FATE Core game mechanics.

What is great is that the author of those books, Marion G. Harmon, is the one behind it. It shows in that the background information, the little snippets, all match the stories and setting perfectly. And, it does not leave things out, referring to a specific novel or story, but instead includes everything.

Which is great if you have never read any of the novels and you just want an awesome superhero RPG game.

The art, layout, and writing are top notch that I have seen so far.

I have only one complaint (not enough to knock a star off, you will notice) is that some blocks of text are the width of the page, which for me is hard to read.

The PDF is linked and so far is easy to get around. Disclosure: I got this book (PDF) by backing the Kickstarter.



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Wearing the Cape: The Roleplaying Game
Publisher: Wearing the Cape Productions
by Lawrence N. [Verified Purchaser]
Date Added: 04/20/2017 15:45:09

EXcellent game system. A great choice for this game-world. Good books give a lots of background and plot-hooks.

Five stars!



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