We’ve just re-released Jack’s classic villain book, Most Wanted!
THE VILLAINS & VIGILANTES™ LAWSUIT HAS BEEN RESOLVED BY SETTLEMENT!
Official Press Release- April 20, 2016
This announcement is to confirm that a settlement was reached on January 11, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona, between Jeff Dee and Jack Herman of Monkey House Games™, and Scott Bizar dba Fantasy Games Unlimited, which has successfully resolved all of the various legal actions between them to the mutual satisfaction of all parties. These parties have agreed to keep the specific terms of the settlement confidential.
Monkey House Games™ is the sole copyright owner and exclusive authorized publisher of Jeff Dee and Jack Herman’s superhero role-playing game entitled Villains and Vigilantes™, including the original 1979 and 1982 editions of the V&V rulebook as well as the V&V adventure titles Crisis at Crusader Citadel and Most Wanted Vol. 1, and all of the V&V-related products which Monkey House Games™ has released since 2010.
Scott Bizar is the owner of the Villains and Vigilantes™ trademark. Jeff Dee and Jack Herman, through Monkey House Games, have a license to utilize the V&V trademark for additional role-playing game and comic book projects. Superhuman Games has permission to use the trademark for its Villains and Vigilantes card game.
“We would like to express our deep gratitude for the legal representation and indispensable assistance we have received throughout this process from Brent Rose, Ken Levin, Robert Bodine, Stephanie Skaff, Alex Reese, and Joyce Van Cott. We would be remiss without expressing our eternal appreciation for all of the contributors to the GoFundMe campaign. You came to our aid in the nick of time and you are all our heroes. With these disputes behind us, we intend to return to the task of creating new materials for that most patient and loyal audience in all of role-playing games, the players of Villains and Vigilantes™!” said Jeff Dee and Jack Herman.
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VILLAINS AND VIGILANTES™ is the classic tabletop superhero role-playing game created by Jeff Dee and Jack Herman. The trademark VILLAINS AND VIGILANTES™ is property of Scott Bizar, used by permission.
MONKEY HOUSE GAMES™ is the game company created by Jeff Dee and Jack Herman for the release of their material relating to the VILLAINS AND VIGILANTES™ role-playing game.
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We’ve temporarily disabled many of our books on RPGNow and its affiliates and Lulu, pending updates. They will all return shortly. We apologize for any inconvenience. In the meanwhile, here’s a photo of a kitten:
STATUS: The V&V 2.1 rulebook and Intercrime: Hostile Takeover adventure for V&V are back up. We’ll keep you posted as we work our way through the updates. Thanks again for your patience!
STATUS: The free adventure “Oil Pressure” is back up: http://www.rpgnow.com/product/82193/Oil-Pressure
STATUS: The V&V/LL adventure “In Broad Daylight” is back up on Lulu and RPGNow!
STATUS: The free adventure “Infinity Lounge” is back up on RPGNow: http://www.rpgnow.com/product/87502/Infinity-Lounge
STATUS: Foe File #01: Omni-Primus is back up on RPGNow: http://www.rpgnow.com/product/88178/Foe-File-01-OmniPrimus
STATUS: Foe File #02: Rune is back up on RPGNow: http://www.rpgnow.com/product/92035/Foe-File-02-Rune
STATUS: Foe File #03: Jackal Jester is back up on RPGNow: http://www.rpgnow.com/product/93702/Foe-File-03-Jackal-Jester
STATUS: The V&V 2.1 Excel Character Sheet is back up on RPGNow: http://www.rpgnow.com/product/153933/VV-21-Excel-Character-Sheet
STATUS: Foe File #04: Zed is back up on RPGNow: http://www.rpgnow.com/product/158621/Foe-File-04-Zed
STATUS: Foe File #05: Red Tide is back up on RPGNow: http://www.rpgnow.com/product/170044/Foe-File-05-Red-Tide
STATUS: The V&V/LL adventure “Ancient Evil” is back up on Lulu and RPGNow!
Red Tide claims to be a hero, but is in fact a wanted criminal. She is a mutant whose abilities manifested at puberty. Operating primarily in coastal areas, Red Tide prefers to target ‘big box’ stores, raiding them and distributing the stolen goods among local low-income citizens. She typically uses a stolen boat as her getaway vehicle. Though she sees herself as a “hero of the people”, witnesses describe her as a cruel and power-hungry young thug.
“FOE FILE #05: RED TIDE” contains a briefing from TEACHER, the sentient computer system of the Crusader Citadel (headquarters of the Crusaders superhero team), character sheets with complete stats for Red Tide in VILLAINS AND VIGILANTESTM and LIVING LEGENDSTM, background, tactics, personality traits, choice dialogue and a printable Yacht counter in full color!