Icons A to Z: Z is for Zombies

Heroes vs. the Walking Dead!

Z is for Zombies for the Icons A to Z series, is now available for sale on DriveThruRPG and RPGNow and available to subscribers for download.

Z is for Zombies details a horror staple of the comics: the walking (and often hungry!) dead, including:

  • Different types of zombies from animated corpse to viral zombie, revenant, and more
  • Typical zombie abilities in Icons game terms
  • Infectious, super-powered, and non-human zombies
  • How to use zombies in your games, including an “Earth-Z” crossover with a world overrun by them!

Check it out now, and stay tuned for news about a forthcoming Icons A to Z compilation for the entire series.

Icons A to Z: Y is for Youth

Super-School Days

Y is for Youth, for the Icons A to Z series, is now available for sale on DriveThruRPG and RPGNow and available to subscribers for download.

Y is for Youth is all about teen heroes and their particular challenges and abilities, and includes things like:

  • Special origins like Legacy, Sidekick, and Wayward, added on to the regular Icons origins
  • Teen Qualities & Troubles
  • Super-School settings and teen-only series
  • How to include teen heroes and themes in a regular Icons series

Check it out now, or you can subscribe to the whole Icons A to Z series and get all of the entries as they are released, including all of the previous entries to-date!

Icons A to Z: X is for X-Factors

Let Fate Decide

X is for X-Factors for the Icons A to Z series, is now available for sale on DriveThruRPG and RPGNow and available to subscribers for download.

X is for X-Factors takes the concept of randomness in Icons and provides a series of tables for random events, including:

  • Crime
  • Disasters
  • Personal Issues
  • Alien and Supernatural
  • Super-Science and Technology
  • Plus some random options for quick background characters and super-names.

Check it out now, or you can subscribe to the whole Icons A to Z series and get all of the entries as they are released, including all of the previous entries to-date!

Icons A to Z: W is for Wealth

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Make Your Heroes Resourceful

W is for Wealth, for the Icons A to Z series, is now available for sale on DriveThruRPG and RPGNow and available to subscribers for download.

W is for Wealth looks at handling financial and physical resources in Icons, including:

  • Resource Qualities and how to activate different qualities from “Billionaire Industrialist” to “Down on His Luck” for advantages and trouble related to resources in game play.
  • Resources ability to quantify a character’s resources like other abilities in the game, complete with Resources Benchmark Table, Resources tests, and Resources pyramid tests in play, either on their own or in conjunction with Resource-related qualities.

Check it out now, or you can subscribe to the whole Icons A to Z series and get all of the entries as they are released, including all of the previous entries to-date!

Icons Assembler!

IconsAssemblerCoverAd Infinitum Adventures is pleased to announce the release of Icons Assembler, character creation and management software for Icons Superpowered Roleplaying, now available on DriveThruRPG and RPGNow.

Created by Joe Wetzel of Inkwell Ideas (creator of Hexographer and Cityographer), Icons Assembler produces random characters using the tables from the Assembled Edition of the game (including material from Great Power and Icons A to Z), allows for unlimited character customization and editing, and features character sketch tools by artist Keith Curtis. It also provides in-play management tools and lets you save and share your Icons characters! Joe talks about the program’s features in more detail over on his Inkwell Ideas blog.

You get Windows .exe, OS X, and Java versions of the application with your purchase, usable for whatever platform you wish. Icons Assembler makes the quick and easy hero creation of Icons even faster with just a few clicks!

Icons A to Z: V is for Variants

Do Things Differently

V is for Variants, for the Icons A to Z series, is now available for sale on DriveThruRPG and RPGNow and available to subscribers for download.

V is for Variants looks at different ways to rework or change the basic Icons rules, including:

  • Ability Variants, particular removing one or more abilities to simply the options available.
  • Stamina Variants for combat, including different formulae, increased or fix-valued Stamina, and innate Damage Resistance for characters.
  • Dice Variants including d6 dice pools and using Fudge Dice with Icons.
  • Freeform Qualities to allow players and GMs more freedom of choice when working with qualities in game play.

Check it out now, or you can subscribe to the whole Icons A to Z series and get all of the entries as they are released, including all of the previous entries to-date!

Icons A to Z: U is for Universe

It’s Your World!

U is for Universe for the Icons A to Z series, is now available for sale on DriveThruRPG and RPGNow and available to subscribers for download.

U is for Universe expands on the Universe Creation guidelines from the Assembled Edition of Icons, including:

  • Looking at a setting’s overall theme.
  • Themes as Qualities (and why you might not want that).
  • Setting scale, from neighborhood to multi-dimensional.
  • “Sliding” quantitative scale based on setting scale.
  • Creating signature places for the setting.

Check it out now, or you can subscribe to the whole Icons A to Z series and get all of the entries as they are released, including all of the previous entries to-date!