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Nick Bowler08 Jul 2019 9:16 p.m. PST

A new family moved in next door. To cut a long story short, I am now on the hook for a game with an excited (and really very nice) 9 year old using either my star wars figures or some Marvel Heroclix.

Any suggestions on rules or games that would be suitable?

Fish08 Jul 2019 11:23 p.m. PST

Heroclix already mentioned…

warwell09 Jul 2019 2:42 a.m. PST

Amazing Tales RPG

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP09 Jul 2019 4:18 a.m. PST

Try Pulp Alley, pretty easy to teach/learn, and fun to play.

roving bandit09 Jul 2019 9:59 a.m. PST


Any of these are great fun and super simple.

coopman09 Jul 2019 2:05 p.m. PST

After you get through playing superhero/star wars battles, you can get him into historical gaming with something like "Memoir '44".

catavar09 Jul 2019 4:46 p.m. PST

I've played Star Wars Fubar and Star Wars Galactic Heroes.

manyslayer09 Jul 2019 7:19 p.m. PST

Song of Blades and Heroes. Adaptable enough to play most figures/genres without getting the specific rulesets (Mutants and Deathray Guns, Flying Lead, etc.). My son started on SoBH younger than 9.

The Angry Piper18 Jul 2019 11:27 a.m. PST

Super Mission Force for Heroclix miniatures. Great game, easy to learn and play, and no need to click anything.

pvi99th21 Aug 2019 1:40 p.m. PST

Just saw this post.

Pulp Alley works well for superheroes. I ran a Captain America Civil War game using Pulp Alley rules.


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