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Masks: Unbound Now Available as PDF and Pre-Order!
October 23, 2018

The Oneirocosm’s infinite eyeless gaze swept out across the Multitudes of Pancreation, the Omniversal Sea, the Floes of Instilled Existence, and what the Transcendental Being saw both pleased and worried them.

there, Rena Massey leads her team on a daring raid into a Tangee holding facility. HUAC has new mech suits, armed with displacer cannons, but that’s not going to stop her. Lady Typhoon, the Silver Generation superhero, is being held here—alongside Rena’s mom. She can’t fail. She won’t. She peeks from behind a destroyed car and raises the walkie-talkie to her lips to signal her team into action…

…when Ariadna flicks her wrist and sends gale force winds into the door. It explodes inward, revealing the Spider’s goons on the other side. For a moment they only look at her, wide-eyed, and then their leader steps out from behind some crates, unsheathing her sword. “You made a mistake, little girl,” she says, pointing the blade’s tip at Ariadna. “You made the mistake the minute you came into our neighborhood,” Ariadna hisses back, and she crouches into a defensive posture…

…as Manuel ducks to the far wall of the gymnasium to avoid the ball of flame hurtling overhead. “Good move, short stuff!” shouts Sergeant S.U.R.G.E. from the side. Manuel barely has a moment to grin before his opponent comes soaring up overhead, his arms pumping and sending more fireballs raining downward. “But don’t get cocky,” Sarge snorts from the sidelines. Manuel spins around and wills the alien metals embedded in his bodies to spin out like ribbons, striking the fireballs out of the air and then ensnaring Hotshot (what a dumb name) in a cocoon of metal…

…but the crystalline megasaur only roared at Lani before flicking its tail and sending her flying to across the asteroid’s face. She thudded into the grey rock, powder rising up all around her as it stomped its feet and roared again. “Alright, punk,” she muttered, wiping the back of her hand across her mouth. “No way you’re keeping me from that Sonata piece. Let’s see you try this on for size.” She focused herself and absorbed the dust particles and rock all around her, increasing her density massively, and then with a new super-strength she lept straight for the beast, her fist extended forward, her whole body like a battering ram…

…but at the edges of it all, the Nihilactor gnawed at these worlds, chewed at them, trying to reduce them into infinitesimal nothingness, into flights of fancy.

I will have to act, the Oneirocosm thought to themself in their haven beyond time. Perhaps these mortals may be of use.

 

Does your team of heroes have what it takes to explore the infinite varieties of the multiverse? Time to find out.

 

Masks: Unbound is now available to all non-backers! Get the print copy + PDF here, or the digital copy alone on DriveThruRPG.

Unbound is a sourcebook for the roleplaying game Masks: A New Generation that shows off four new and different ways to play Masks. The base game assumes that you’re young superheroes in Halcyon City, but with these playsets, you can play entirely new stories, still all centered around issues of identity and finding yourself.

In this book, you get:

  • Four new playsets, including the alien-resistance story of Iron Red Soldiers; the gritty street-level crime drama of Spiderweb; the teen antics of Phoenix Academy; and the cosmic roadtrip adventure of Apocalypse Sonata.
  • Three new limited edition playbooks to add to your game of Masks, along with advice for using them in your game.

 

Masks: A New Generation is an ENnie-award winning superhero roleplaying game in which a team of young heroes fights villains, saves lives, and tries to figure out who they are—noble paragons? Dark avengers? Or regular kids? All against the backdrop of Halcyon City, the greatest city in the world and home to the Advanced Expert Group for Intervention and Security—A.E.G.I.S.