• Dwayne Morash

Marvel Multiverse RPG coming in 2022

If you have been following The Game Nexus for the past 5 years you will know that I am a massive Role Playing Game affection ado. Not only do I run Dungeons and Dragons sessions for a living but I also have 35 years of playing games like it under my belt. Growing up in the 80's was a grand time to be a young gamer of RPG's and Dungeons and Dragons wasn't the only game to choose from like many think.

One of my most cherished games from my youth was the Marvel Super Heroes Role Playing Game. This was followed by numerous attempts over the years to emulate its success but sadly nothing was ever printed that had the lasting impact on players like the original game did.

The original game is so popular that to this day people are still playing it and creating source material for it. Long out of print the game lives on in the hearts and minds of the gamer's of that generation.

My review of the original classic Marvel Super Heroes RPG

Imagine my excitement when I discovered that a new edition being published by Marvel themselves will be arriving in early 2022. While no information other than the press release ( Below) has been revealed it goes without saying that the time is right for a new edition of the game. With Super heroics at an all time high across movies and streaming services I cant think of a better game to tap into everyone's love of Role Playing Games and the Marvel universe.

Now I just have to find a way to contain my excitement over the next nine months until it is released...


The MARVEL MULTIVERSE ROLE-PLAYING GAME: PLAY TEST RULE BOOK will be available starting spring 2022 wherever graphic novels and books are sold.

BE A PART OF THE MARVEL MULTIVERSE! Coming next year, Marvel will release an all-new MARVEL MULTIVERSE ROLE-PLAYING GAME, beginning with an introductory Play test Rule book that will put the Marvel Universe in the hands of Marvel and tabletop RPG fans everywhere!

Building on decades of thrilling characters and stories from Marvel Comics, the MARVEL MULTIVERSE ROLE-PLAYING GAME: PLAY TEST RULE BOOK will unveil a thrilling glimpse into the full scope of the Marvel Multiverse. Players will finally be able to take on the roles of Marvel’s most famous Super Heroes – or create entirely new ones – to fight some of the most dangerous Super Villains in the Marvel Universe!

Packed with illustrations from Marvel’s amazing comic book artists, the PLAY TEST RULE BOOK will include full profiles for fans to become their favorite Avengers, mutants, and other heroes, including:


Black Panther

Captain America


Captain Marvel

Ms. Marvel



And many more!

Written and co-designed by award-winning and New York Times best-selling author Matt Forbeck (The Marvel Encyclopedia, Dungeons & Dragons: Endless Quest), the MARVEL MULTIVERSE ROLE-PLAYING GAME: PLAY TEST RULE BOOK will introduce players to the all-new D616 System, an accessible and easy-to-learn system for newcomers to tabletop RPGs and a natural evolution for those familiar with the most popular tabletop role-playing games on the market. Use Might, Agility, Resilience, Vigilance, Ego, and Logic to win the day, and discover your true abilities as you face impossible odds!

“As a lifelong Marvel fan and gamer, this project is a dream come true,” said Forbeck. “Fortunately, after writing a couple editions of The Marvel Encyclopedia and designing tabletop games professionally for over 30 years, I feel ready to help make this the best Marvel TTRPG experience ever. I can’t wait for everyone to have the chance to play it!”

Marvel and tabletop RPG fans who pick up and play the PLAY TEST RULE BOOK will have an opportunity to help shape the game with a chance to offer feedback on the rules before its full release in 2023! More details will be coming soon.

Stay tuned for more information this fall about the MARVEL MULTIVERSE ROLE-PLAYING GAME: PLAY TEST RULE BOOK.


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