Marvel Plot Points

A fan site for the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Game by Margaret Weis Productions

TV Review: Luke Cage Season 1 (2016)

Originally posted on Same Kind of Nerdy As Me:
I’ve finally finished watching Marvel’s newest Netflix series and all I can say is… SWEET CHRISTMAS! The slew of Marvel superhero shows…

October 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Captain America, The Ultimate Guide to the First Avenger

Face front, true believers! DK was kind enough to send us a copy of the new Captain America, The Ultimate Guide to the First Avenger by Matt Forbeck, and this … Continue reading

May 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

You Need To Read This: Young Avengers (Vol. 2)

You Need To Read This is a column where writers of Marvel Plot Points wax poetic about their favorite Marvel series and storylines. STYLE > SUBSTANCE. That’s what Kieron Gillen … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

You Need to Read This: Hawkeye

You Need to Read This is a new column where the writers of Marvel Plot Points wax poetic about their favorite Marvel series and storylines. Okay, this looks bad. Really … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

What I’m Reading (And What I’m Not)

Working at a comic shop, you read a lot of comics. I’ve decided to give you my recommendations, and why I’m not reading other ones. What I’m Reading FF: This … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Review: Annihilation Event Book

Annihilation, the newest Event Book for the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Game, has been out for a couple of weeks now and I’ve finally been able to sit down and get … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · 11 Comments

Review: Civil War|50 State Initiative Event Supplement

The first Civil War supplement book is out, and Margaret Weis Productions was kind enough to send me a copy of the PDF to review. Let’s get to it! First … Continue reading

September 7, 2012 · 7 Comments

Comic Review: AVX Versus #1

The Avengers Versus X-Men event is a massive undertaking by Marvel, pitting the two biggest teams in the Marvel Universe against one another. With such a massive battle, how do … Continue reading

July 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Comic Review: Defenders #7

Now that I’m working in a comic book shop, I thought I’d give you all an occasional review of Marvel Comics I’m reading, with some Marvel Heroic Roleplaying rules to … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · 4 Comments

Online DM Presents Marvel Heroic Framework for MapTool

The Online Dungeon Master (who’s site I designed), has written up some amazing code for the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Game. He’s on his second draft now, and he’s made a … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

Specialties and Milestones

Today, we’ll talk about Specialties and Milestones. Specialties are the Skills of the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Game. Every Specialty is listed as either a D8 or a D10. A D8 makes … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · 4 Comments

Distinctions and Power Sets

Today, we’re talking about Distinctions and Power Sets. Distinctions are key words or phrases that should be familiar to someone who knows about a particular character (Thing’s ‘It’s Clobberin’ Time!’ comes … Continue reading

February 28, 2012 · Leave a comment


I was asked for more detailed followups, talking about individual aspects to the game. I’ll go over a few of them over the next few posts. First up: Affiliations. Affiliations are … Continue reading

February 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Review: Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Basic Game

Here it is! The big review of the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Basic Game. I was kindly sent a review copy from Margret Weis Productions, and wanted to share my thoughts … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

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