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  • It's like a magazine about a comic book!

    If you can't get enough City of Heroes, make sure to check out the latest, coolest thing from NCSoft: The CoH Fanzine!

    City of Heroes is proud to announce the first issue of the official Fanzine! The City of Heroes community includes many very talented individuals who are inspired by the game to write out stories of their characters or capture them in visual art. For a long time now we have been including that creative player output into the Top Cow City of Heroes Comic.

    News
    Mon, Nov 19, 2007
    Aelryn
  • Want to meet your fellow heroes and villains?

    NCSoft and "City of X" players, mark your calendars: The date has been set for the California Bay Area Player Meet 'n Greet: November 30th!

    News
    Thu, Nov 15, 2007
    Aelryn
  • Remember, kids: Knowledge is power!

    AmazingMOO, a poster on the City of Heroes forums, put up a list of obscure slash commands for the "City of" games that you may not have known about.

    I was surprised to see so many people not aware of the /copychat command during the last wave of complaining about RMT tells. It occurs that a lot of people don't have the time to explore the interface and experiment with the wealth of /slash commands available.

    News
    Thu, Nov 15, 2007
    Aelryn
  • The Manticore returneth!

    Sean Fish, aka Manticore, returns to the "City of Heroes/Villains" team. He's working on the story, so see what he's got written for his return at the link.

    News
    Fri, Nov 09, 2007
    Aelryn
  • Run! It's the Pumpkin King! And he's grown so tired of the same old thing!

    There's plenty to do this Halloween in the Cities of Heroes and Villains! Dress up in exciting costumes and see an old foe return to the fray...

    News
    Tue, Oct 23, 2007
    Aelryn
  • So it's more about buying pictures than helping orphans, eh? Fine, fine. I suppose you can buy pictures AND help orphans.

    Donate to charity at a UK comic show, get a cool comic sketch from one of your favorite artists!

    In a nutshell: interested readers can turn up to a UK comics show, donate to charity and get a great sketch from a comics pro. We’re heading to a show this weekend so timing is perfect.

    Read more at Newsarama.

    News
    Wed, Oct 10, 2007
    Aelryn
  • What's better is that they're actually reasonably priced, unlike some companies' transfers... *cough*SOEBlizzard*cough*

    City of Heroes has a new feature or two: Character Transfers and Renames!

    News
    Thu, Oct 04, 2007
    Aelryn
  • He's a cop AND a super hero. Awesome.

    Cryptic Studios recently did a Q&A session with The Defuser, the winner of the reality TV show "Who Wants to Be a Superhero?" and avid City of Heroes player.

    A longtime comic fan, The Defuser has a collection of at least 10,000 books. he even has a super hero bathroom, courtesy of his wife. “It’s painted Hulk green. She had about 20 of my favorite comics professionally framed, and mounted them on the wall in black frames so it looks like panels in a comic book.”

    News
    Mon, Sep 17, 2007
    Aelryn
  • I stand by my comment that designer diary sounds kind of teenybopper-y.

    Designer diary 10 for City of Heroes is up and ready for your reading pleasure.

    With the decision made to use the Rikti for Issue 10, and bring Vanguard into the limelight, we knew it was the perfect opportunity to bring Hero 1 back from the Rikti homeworld, albeit a little changed.

    Meander over to the official website and take a look.

    News
    Tue, Jul 31, 2007
    Aelryn
  • The Rikti are coming....

    Cryptic Studios' Matt Miller shares the process behind the major storyline comeuppance for City of Heroes and City of Villains in Issue 10: Invasion.

    News
    Mon, Jul 09, 2007
    Ethec
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