Chess with superpowers.
Each figure has a dial with numbers and colors indicating fighting, strength, speed, and defense. The color tells you. The super power like invulnerability, ranged expert, or outwit. Most characters now have at least one white power which is unique to the character and usually comic accurate. Many also have team symbols which give you certain abilities. It is played on printed maps with all kinds of terrain and elevations, usually some comic verse location like the Hall of Justice or Gotham city.
The depth of characters is pretty awesome. I know dc has close to 500 characters, marvel more.
Go to hcrealms.com
That place is the most comprehensive heroclix site on the web.
Be forewarned, the game is pretty complex and addictive. And some characters are very difficult to find (different levels of collectibility).
Leave it up to a billionaire to buy the world some time --- Tony Stark
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