The Hotness
Games|People|Company
B2: The Keep on the Borderlands
Star Trek: Alpha Quadrant
Tales From the Loop
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Wearing the Cape: The Roleplaying Game
Microscope
B4: The Lost City
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Prepared!: A Dozen Adventures for Fifth Edition
My Little Pony: Tails of Equestria, The Storytelling Game
The Silver Key
Mythic Game Master Emulator
The Sailor Moon Roleplaying Game and Resource Book
Tales from the Yawning Portal
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 6
Heroes of the Darklands
Paranoia Interactive Screen
6 Ways to Die
Blue Sky
Apocrypha Now
Dungeons & Dragons Set 1: Basic Rules
B3: Palace of the Silver Princess (Green)
S1: Tomb of Horrors
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)
Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia
Legend of Spelljammer
Masks of Nyarlathotep (3rd & 4th edition)
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
More Leaves from the Inn of the Last Home
Barbarians of Lemuria (Legendary Edition)
Fiasco
Gamma World Roleplaying Game
Dark Dungeons
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Beginner Game
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
Cold & Dark
Hoard of the Dragon Queen
Princes of the Apocalypse
Blades in the Dark
Mercury
UX02: Mind Games
BDK5-01: The Body
Pathfinder #117: Assault on Longshadow
The Grand Grimoire of Cthulhu Mythos Magic
SOLO: Solo RPG Campaigns for the Cepheus Engine
The Pip System Corebook
The Weird That Befell Drigbolton
The Hybrid
Player's Handbook (D&D 4e)
H1: Keep on the Shadowfell

Achilles' Heel (2010)

Average Rating: 0.00/10
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Information
RPG
Genre
Series
Series Code
Game Poem 27
Category
Mechanic
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
2010
Primary Name
Achilles' Heel
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 191859
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
Blog post version
Publisher: Gizmet Gameworks
Year: 2010
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
Product Code: Game Poem 27
Size:  
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From the Game's Introduction:
Achilles' Heel is a game for two players – one will play a super-powered hero, the other their nemesis. Choose who will be the superhero and who will be the supervillain, and quickly choose names for your new personas - Captain Fantastic and Doctor Midnight, for example. Find ten cards or slips of paper to write on, and fifteen pennies or tokens of some kind. The hero will quickly write down ten things on the slips of paper, numbering them from one to ten. (Obviously, the players may collaborate on the ten things if the hero is having difficulty coming up with them.) The things may be objects, actions, places, emotions, anything. Two of these things will be the only weaknesses that the hero possesses – otherwise, the superhero is completely and totally invulnerable.

User Summary:
Before starting, each player draws four slips randomly from the pot, with the remaining two representing the hero's vulnerabilities. Thus each player has non-overlapping partial knowledge of the hero's invulnerabilities. The slips are returned to the pot.
Play consists of five "episodes" followed by a final showdown. In each episode the villain presents a situation involving two of the aspects drawn randomly. They place a number of tokens equal to the episode number, split between the two aspects as they see fit.
The hero selects one of the aspects to resolve. If they are invulnerable to this, they take those tokens and the villain gets the rest. If the chosen aspect is a weakness of the hero, the villain takes all of the tokens.
In the final showdown, the character of the player with the most tokens will be victorious.

More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1
No Articles Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 21
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 0
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.