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Character du Jour: Warrant

Far above the Earth’s atmosphere, a starship exploded. The occupant’s body vaporized immediately, but immortal Ilirya are far harder to kill than that. Its soul took flight in search of a new host. Meanwhile, a police officer lay dead. His body was twisted and broken by the fall from the bridge onto the hard concrete far below, his last memories of the greenscaled villain that laughed…

Doom realizes what he should have done every night before going home

To be fair, we’ve all been there. Doctor Doom, I sympathize. Like Unlike

Parahuman Playtest Podcast: Issue #1–Eulogies

And the playtesting continues…in their first adventure our heroes foil an assassination attempt against he daughter of the famous Patriot by the Parahuman assassin, Friction and face down the infamous Blitz, WWII Nazi Wunderkind and Patriot’s greatest enemy… Technorati Tags: actual play , mutants & masterminds , parahuman , playtest , podcast , superheroes Troll in the Corner . . Related posts: Parahuman Character Conceptualization Podcast Parahuman Preview: The P-…

Mudpuppet

Continuing with images of the Batman Irregulars , here’s teeny-tiny Mudpuppet and her Mud Golem. She’s effectively two characters in one – Mudpuppet herself is a capable superhero magic-user in her own right, but then the player can summon the golem, play as him and go smash things. It’s like Raven from Teen Titans and The Thing, …

Johnny Cool, Johnny Cool

I thought it’s about time to put a few renders together of the Batman Irregulars , considering they passed their first mission ‘n’ all. Starting the ball rolling, here’s Johhny Cool with stats repeated below. I could go into details about how tricky it was to get his body to look like it is made of ice – getting the transparency, translucency and…

Batman. With a moustache.

Continuing with the whole “All superheroes should have moustaches” thing, here’s Batman, if Batman was a movie serial from the ’30s and ’40s. I would totally watch the heck out of that. PS: Hope you like the new theme. Thought it was time for a change, and who doesn’t love Kitty? UPDATE: As pointed out by Dominowriting , there was a 1940s Batman serial …

Batman Irregulars versus Vampire Superman, part five

Our heroes have battled Vampire Superman , and lived to tell the tale – just. As dawn sunlight touched the Undead Son of Krypton he cried out in pain, pleaded for their help, mentioned a cemetery, then flew into the shadows. Now, Metropolis is a big place with a lot of cemeteries, so which one did he mean? One in particular has superhero significance: …

Batman Irregulars versus Vampire Superman, part five

Our heroes have battled Vampire Superman , and lived to tell the tale – just. As dawn sunlight touched the Undead Son of Krypton he cried out in pain, pleaded for their help, mentioned a cemetery, then flew into the shadows. Now, Metropolis is a big place with a lot of cemeteries, so which one did he mean? One in particular has superhero significance: Valhalla Cemetery. This…

Superhero preview: Vanguard two point oh

All superheroes should have moustaches. That’s how you can tell they are superheroes. Full stats, history and a few surprises, coming soon!

Batman Irregulars versus Vampire Superman, part four

Our heroes are on the ground, and Vampire Superman is hovering above them, looking down. This is Not A Good Place To Be. So far they’ve done a pretty good job of battling Silver Banshee and she has teleported away. It’s time for the main attraction. Now, it has to be said that Superman is not the smartest superhero around…

Batman Irregulars versus Vampire Superman, part three

One of the (many) fun things about Mutants & Masterminds is that what is written on the character sheet is just a starting point. You can guarantee that once the action starts, your players will come up with all kinds of awesome funky stunts and tricks, and the game comes alive. Here’s a case in point. Our heroes have been sent by Batman Himself to …

Batman Irregulars versus Vampire Superman, part three

One of the (many) fun things about Mutants & Masterminds is that what is written on the character sheet is just a starting point. You can guarantee that once the action starts, your players will come up with all kinds of awesome funky stunts and tricks, and the game comes alive. Here’s a case in point. Our heroes have been…

So. How do you follow Vampire Superman?

Here is a not so subtle clue.

Batman Irregulars versus Vampire Superman, part two

Our heroes have arrived in Metropolis, checked into a hotel and just interrupted a Vampire attack. So far, so nice and peaceful . Time to mix things up a little! Doc Pliable, Overclock, Rough Diamond, Johnny Cool and Mudpuppet return to the hotel where they finally check in with Batman. “Been busy?” ”There’s definitely a Vampire here, and a powerful one.” ”Too busy to think …

Batman Irregulars versus Vampire Superman, part one

I’ve given you the setup and a brief who’s who of our characters, so let’s get started with the session write-up! This is a one-shot scenario using the Mutants & Masterminds Third Edition/DC Adventures rules. Our heroes are all members of the Batman Irregulars , a loose group of heroes-in-training who answer to Batman Himself. They have been sent to Metropolis to investigate reports of …

Introducing the Batman Irregulars

Our heroes have been sent by Batman to investigate tales of a Vampire stalking the streets of Metropolis , and Superman is nowhere to be found. They heroes are reserve members of Batman Incorporated, and eager to prove their worth in their first mission as a team. This is a one-shot adventure to test the waters in the world of DC Adventures . The current Batman …

Parahuman Preview: The P-Factor

A GENETIC STUDY OF THE PARAHUMAN UNCERTAINTY FACTOR By: Takashimi Oshoti, Director of P-Factor Genetics, Zaibatsu Corporation (translated) Despite access to the best genetics technology available in the world, the Parahuman Uncertainty Factor, or P-Factor as it is commonly called, remains a solid mystery. But what, exactly, do we know? Through study of genetic samples from parahumans ranging…

Entering warpspeed and single power superheroes

Wil Wheaton as commander of a Federation starship? I’m in. I’m quite enjoying not blogging so this is me, not blogging , right now. This is not a blogpost. It’s just random words on a page. Not a blogpost at all. Nope. What I have been doing is thinking about superheroes with just one superpower. There are entire superhero teams where the majority…

Huge news: Adamant’s New “App-Pricing” Model

Just before Christmas, the good folks at Adamant Entertainment dropped the price of all their PDF products to just $1. Considering these are the guys who released the utterly lovely ICONS RPG, that’s not a sale you wanted to miss. Now they’ve upped the ante even further by announcing it’s not a sale, but a major shift in…

Superhero sneak peak: Nowhere Man

Here’s a quick preview of a character I’m stating up for DC Universe/Mutants & Masterminds 3e. Expect full Character du Jour treatment Real Soon ™. Meet Nowhere Man. And no, here’s not related to this guy at all. Just a guess, but I think you might like him. I do. Rendered in DAZ Studio, no postwork. Like Unlike