Squad Force Heroes
Squad Force Heroes is a tabletop roleplaying game about squads of transforming superheroes, inspired by shows like Power Rangers and Sailor Moon. It was designed by Matthew R.F. Balousek (itch, twitter). The cover art is by Marguerite Kalhor (website, twitter).
Players collaboratively build their crimefighting squad together, and then take turns narrating their actions with each other using a deck of playing cards and a series of simple roleplaying prompts.
Number of Players: A tiny gang (3–5 people).
Time to Play: Approximately 45 minutes.
Required Materials: A standard deck of playing cards, blank index cards, writing utensils.
Format: 16-page booklet (5.5 x 8.5 in).
Squad Force Heroes is part of the "Opening the Horse" series of games.
About the Series
Opening the Horse Vols 0, 1, and 2—an approach to queer game design.
Noons—two games about death on the frontier.
Squad Force Heroes—a game of stylish heroism.
On The Internet, Nobody.—a game about magic and community.
The Horse Bundle—print + PDF copies of all six zines in the series with a 60% discount.
PDF Version: $0.0025/word ($4.29)
Print Version: $0.40/gram ($9.60)
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