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Golden Heroes

Golden Heroes is a superhero role-playing game that was published by Games Workshop in 1984.

It was written by Simon Burley and Peter Haines and was illustrated by a whole group of artists who were working for 2000 A.D at the time.

Published in a box the rules books features fake bar codes and comics code approval badges.

The character generation system is legendary with players rolling completely random characters. A character can only keep his full set of powers if he can justify them all in a plausable origins story.

The system really strives to recreate comics, with the actions occurring in "frames" and a lot of classic comics assumptions being written into the rules.