Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'silver age'.



More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Categories

  • Store Item News
  • HERO System News
  • Conventions

Product Groups

  • HERO System 6th Edition
    • Hero System (General)
    • Champions
    • Fantasy Hero
    • Monster Hunter International
    • Pulp Hero
    • Star Hero
    • Steampunk
    • Champions LARP
  • HERO System 5th Edition
    • Hero System (General)
    • Champions
    • Dark Champions
    • Fantasy Hero
    • Ninja Hero
    • Pulp Hero
    • Star Hero
    • Digital Hero Magazine
  • HERO System 4th Edition (and earlier)
    • HERO System (General)
    • Champions
    • Dark Champions
    • Star Hero
  • HERO System Software
  • HERO System Dice
  • HERO System Freebies

Forums

  • Support
    • Company Questions
    • Site Questions
    • HERO Games Product Line
    • HERO Designer
    • HERO Combat Manager
  • HERO System
    • HERO System 6th Edition Rules Questions
    • HERO System Discussion
    • Conventions
    • Kickstarter Projects
  • Genres
    • Champions
    • Dark Champions
    • Fantasy Hero
    • Monster Hunter International
    • Pulp Hero
    • Star Hero
    • Other Genres
  • Gaming
    • Player Finder
    • General Roleplaying
  • Other Forums
    • Other Software & Online Resources
    • Non-Gaming Discussion
  • Champions High Universe RPG's COURT OF DREAMS RPG
  • Champions High Universe RPG's TEAM ALPHA
  • Star Trek:Perspectives's OOC
  • Babylon City - General Information's Warehouse District
  • Babylon City - General Information's Waterfront
  • Babylon City - General Information's City Center
  • Babylon City - General Information's Stadium Center
  • Babylon City - General Information's Rules, Regulations, and other Info
  • Babylon City - General Information's Tenderloin
  • Babylon City - General Information's Downtown
  • Babylon City - General Information's Elysium
  • Babylon City - General Information's Little Asia
  • Babylon City - General Information's The Barrios
  • Babylon City - General Information's Outlying Areas
  • Babylon City - General Information's North Town
  • Babylon City - General Information's The Ruins (Greenfield)
  • Babylon City - General Information's The Foundry
  • Brideswell's Non-Prisoner Populous
  • Brideswell's Brideswell Gazette (or Whats New)
  • Brideswell's Level 1 (~3DC threats - Low Security)
  • Brideswell's Level 2 (~6 DC threats - high security prisoners)
  • Brideswell's Level 3 (~9DC - Superprison minimal security)
  • Brideswell's Level 4 (~12DC threats)
  • Brideswell's Level 5 (~15DC threats)
  • Brideswell's Level 6 (~18DC threats)
  • Brideswell's Level 7 (~21DC threats)
  • Brideswell's Level 8 (~24DC threats)
  • Brideswell's Level 9 (~27DC threats)
  • Brideswell's Level 10 (~30DC threats)

Categories

  • HERO Designer
    • Export Formats
    • Characters
    • Templates
    • Prefabs
    • Combat Records
  • HERO System 6th Edition Documents
  • HERO System 5th Edition Documents
  • Graphics
  • Maps
  • Miscellaneous
  • Babylon City - General Information's Downloadable Files

Find results in...

Find results that contain...


Date Created

  • Start

    End


Last Updated

  • Start

    End


Filter by number of...

Joined

  • Start

    End


Group


AIM


MSN


Website URL


ICQ


Yahoo


Jabber


Skype


Location


Interests


Biography


Occupation

Found 2 results

  1. This is for your ideas for people who would live and work in the ages of comics known as the Silver Age, and the period before that currently refered to as the Atomic Age. Heros, Villains, other NPCs. All are welcomed.
  2. Scott Anderson

    Golden Age and Silver Age

    In order to help myself better understand how to give my games and other product the appropriate tone, I've begun to make a list of the differences between a typically Golden Age setting and a typically Silver Age one. Here are the lists I've made so far. Typically Golden Age: powers gained through magic, religious reincarnation, or (mainly) no powers except the virtues of manliness. An un-self-consciousness and mostly unwarranted ease and confidence in the face of adversity. Lurid, horrible, and ghastly ends for Bad Guys. Bad guys normally gangsters, spies, saboteurs, and mad scientists. Occasionally wizards or devils. Relatability is often achieved chiefly through the device of a Kid (or otherwise mundane) sidekick. Continuity loosely adhered to, if at all. Costumes designed to be easy to draw and print with the primitive four-color processes of the day. Typically Silver Age: powers derived from elaborately science-fiction-dressed sources like radiation, advanced chemistry, time travel, and aliens. More human-scale interpersonal relations and the problems of Real Life. Villains retained moral reprehensibility but developed powers and wore costumes. (For instance, The Melter wasn't a military saboteur, but rather an industrial one.) A different strain of adversaries, derived from Monster comics of the 50's, hang around to confound the wits of heroes both street-level and godlike. Stories became interconnected both within the title and between company's titles, and continuity becomes a strong hand guiding future development, for good and ill. Due both to better color separation and to avoid repetition, costumes become more garish and more intricate. What are some of your own ideas about the differences?
×