DC Universe Roleplaying Game

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DC Universe Roleplaying Game
DC Universe
Designer(s) Fred Jandt and Nikola Vrtis
Publisher(s) West End Games
Publication date 1999
Genre(s) Superhero
System(s) Legend System (Variant D6 System)

The DC Universe Roleplaying Game is a Legend System-based role-playing game set in the DC Comics universe and published by West End Games.


The game system had several supplementary publications in print during the 1999–2002 timeframe, including:

  • Sourcebooks, devoted to covering the key characters, organizations and technologies of the DC Universe setting. Published volumes were thematically organized (e.g. Superman-related characters in the Metropolis Sourcebook, Batman-related characters in the Gotham City Sourcebook, etc.).
  • A series of Daily Planet Guides, sourcebooks designed to resemble travel guide to the fictional settings they detailed, written from the points-of-view of assorted characters known to either live in or regularly visit those backdrops. Published volumes in this line of sourcebooks covered Gotham City and Metropolis.

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