Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Write Ups: MANHUNTER I, MANHUNTER II, MIDNIGHT, MR. AMERICA, & THE RED BEE!

THE GOLDEN AGE!
Part 8!
THE ALL-STAR SQUADRON

Manhunter I
DEX
7
STR
4
BODY
6
Alter Ego
INT
8
WILL
8
MIND
7
Dan Richards
INFL
7
AURA
7
SPIRIT
7
Motivation
INIT
26
WEALTH
5
HP
45
Upholding the Good
SKILLS (*linked)
Acrobatics: 7*, Animal Handling: 7*, Charisma: 8, Detective: 8*, Martial Artist: 7*, Military Science (Tracking): 8*, Thief: 7*, Vehicles: 7*, Weaponry: 7*
ADVANTAGES
Free Access (Regular), Iron Nerves, License to Kill (Law Enforcement), Lightning Reflexes, Pet (Thor), Scholar (Mobsters & Organized Crime), Sharp Eye
CONNECTIONS
High- Freedom Fighters; Low- All-Star Squadron, Los Angeles Police Department
DRAWBACKS
Secret Identity

Thor the Thunder Dog
DEX
5
STR
2
BODY
2
Alter Ego
INT
1
WILL
2
MIND
2
none
INFL
1
AURA
2
SPIRIT
4
Motivation
INIT
7
WEALTH
N/A
HP
5
Upholding the Good
POWERS
Analytical Smell/Tracking Scent: 7, Claws: 1, Extended Hearing; 3, Running: 4, Super Hearing: 3
ADVANTAGES
Lightning Reflexes
CONNECTIONS
High- Manhunter

The original costume of Paul Kirk.
Manhunter II
DEX
7
STR
5
BODY
5
Alter Ego
INT
9
WILL
8
MIND
8
Paul Kirk
INFL
8
AURA
7
SPIRIT
7
Motivation
INIT
28
WEALTH
8
HP
45
Responsibility of Power
POWERS
Regeneration: 10 (Only after his resurrection in the 1970’s)
SKILLS (*linked)
Acrobatics: 7*, Animal Handling: 7, Detective: 6, Martial Artist: 7*, Military Science: 11, Thief: 7*, Vehicles: 7*, Weaponry: 7*
ADVANTAGES
Connoisseur, Iron Nerves, Lightning Reflexes, Longevity (after his resurrection), Sharp Eye
CONNECTIONS
High- All-Star Squadron, U.S. Government; Low- Empire City Police Department
DRAWBACKS
Secret Identity
EQUIPMENT
Mauser M1916 Pistol [BODY: 4, Projectile Weapons: 5 (No AV, Lethal, Reduced Range (-1 AP)), Ammo: 10, R#2]
Katar [BODY: 8, Claws: 1]
Throwing Stars & Knives [BODY: 6, Claws: 1 (Diminishing, Half STR)] The attack power of this weapon represents throwing multiple weapons at a target. If attacking multiple targets, reduce the attack’s total EV by one for each target and apply the Multi-Attack modifiers
Manhunter's 1970's revival costume.

Midnight
DEX
6
STR
4
BODY
6
Alter Ego
INT
6
WILL
7
MIND
7
Dave Clark
INFL
7
AURA
7
SPIRIT
7
Motivation
INIT
23
WEALTH
7
HP
45
Upholding the Good
SKILLS
Detective: 8, Martial Artist: 6, Vehicles: 7, Weaponry: 7
ADVANTAGES
Artist (Radio Announcer), Area Knowledge (New York City), Buddy (Dr. Wackey & Gabby), Lightning Reflexes, Sharp Eye
CONNECTIONS
High- UXAM Radio, Freedom Fighters; Low- All-Star Squadron
DRAWBACKS
Secret Identity
EQUIPMENT
.45 Pistol [BODY: 4, Projectile Weapons: 5 (No AV, Lethal, Reduced Range (-1 AP)), Ammo: 8, R#2]
Vacuum Gun with Swingline [BODY: 7 (the gun’s BODY, not the line’s), Snare: 8 (No AV), Ammo: 1, R#3] The Vacuum Gun shoots a suction cup with a line attached to it. If Midnight rolls his Success Number or greater when using the gun (whether he earns any RAPs or not), the suction cup sticks to its target, and Midnight can reel in the target using the gun’s Snare. The line attached to the vacuum gun’s suction cup is 5 APs long.

Mister America/Americommando
DEX
7
STR
5
BODY
5
Alter Ego
INT
7
WILL
8
MIND
7
Tex Thomson
INFL
7
AURA
6
SPIRIT
8
Motivation
INIT
25
WEALTH
10
HP
40
Upholding the Good
SKILLS (all linked)
Acrobatics: 7, Charisma: 7, Detective: 7, Martial Artist: 7, Military Science: 7, Thief: 7, Vehicles: 7, Weaponry: 7
ADVANTAGES
Artist (Actor), Buddy (Bob Daley), Free Access (Military), Intensive Training, Iron Nerves, License to Kill (Military), Lightning Reflexes, Security Clearance (Low), Weapon Specialization (Whips)
CONNECTIONS
High- All-Star Squadron, U.S. Government, White House; Low- Street
DRAWBACKS
Minor Irrational Attraction to using patriotic trademarks (like whistling “Yankee Doodle Dandy” while he fought and leaving red, white, and blue feathers anywhere he fought), Secret Identity
EQUIPMENT
Whip [BODY: 3, Strike: 1, Snare: 4 (No AV)] Length of 0 APs
MAGIC CARPET CAPE [Body: 6, Flight: 6 (Mystic Link)] To use the Cape’s Flight Power, Mr. America must stand on it as if it were a flying carpet

The Red Bee
DEX
7
STR
5
BODY
5
Alter Ego
INT
7
WILL
6
MIND
6
Rick Raleigh
INFL
6
AURA
6
SPIRIT
6
Motivation
INIT
24
WEALTH
7
HP
40
Upholding the Good
SKILLS (*linked)
Acrobatics: 7*, Animal Handling (Insects): 12, Detective: 7*, Martial Artist: 7*, Thief: 7*, Vehicles: 7*
ADVANTAGES
Area Knowledge (Superior City), Intensive Training, Lightning Reflexes, Pet (Michael the Bee, Belt Bees), Scholar (Law, Beekeeping), Sharp Eye
CONNECTIONS
High- Superior City Police Department, All-Star Squadron.
DRAWBACKS
Secret Identity
EQUIPMENT
Stinger Gun [BODY: 4, Projectile Weapons: 5 (No AV, Reduced Range (-1 AP)), Ammo: 10, R#2]
BELT BUCKLE [BODY: 6] Within his Belt Buckle, the Red Bee keeps a tiny swarm of trained bees that he can unleash and command:
BEE SWARM [DEX: 14, STR: 1, BODY: 2, Flight: 5, Claws: 1, Dispersal: 3 (The swarm can disperse at will)] Michael is a particularly intelligent bee and can sting multiple times without dying (treat as if he had Mental and Mystical attributes of 1)
CUSTOM RED SEDAN [STR: 6, BODY: 8, Running: 7, Vehicles (Land): 7, Hardened Defenses, R#2]


Friday, August 1, 2014

Write Ups: FIREBRAND, GUARDIAN, JESTER, JUDOMASTER, & LIBERTY BELLE!

THE GOLDEN AGE!
Part 7!
THE ALL-STAR SQUADRON!


Firebrand II
DEX
6
STR
4
BODY
4
Alter Ego
INT
7
WILL
7
MIND
5
Danette Reilly
INFL
6
AURA
5
SPIRIT
5
Motivation
INIT
19
WEALTH
7
HP
50
Upholding the Good
POWERS
Flame Being: 4, Flame Control: 9, Flame Immunity: 9, Flame Project: 9, Flight: 8
SKILLS
Charisma: 6, Scientist: 5
ADVANTAGES
Connoisseur, Rich Family, Scholar (Vulcanology)
CONNECTIONS
High- All-Star Squadron, Rod Reilly (Firebrand), Cyclotron; 
 Low- Freedom Fighters, High Society
DRAWBACKS
Secret Identity

The Guardian
DEX
8
STR
5
BODY
6
Alter Ego
INT
5
WILL
6
MIND
5
Jim Harper
INFL
5
AURA
5
SPIRIT
6
Motivation
INIT
22
WEALTH
5
HP
40
Upholding the Good
SKILLS (*linked)
Acrobatics: 8*, Detective: 7, Martial Artist: 8*, Thief: 8*, Vehicles: 8*, Weaponry: 8*
ADVANTAGES
Area Knowledge (Suicide Slum), Free Access (Regular), Intensive Training, Lightning Reflexes, License to Kill (Law Enforcement), Sharp Eye
CONNECTIONS
High- Newsboy Legion, All-Star Squadron, Joe Morgan, Project Cadmus (only later); 
Low- Metropolis Police Department
DRAWBACKS
Dependants (Newsboy Legion), Secret Identity
EQUIPMENT
Shield [BODY: 14, Force Shield: 3 (No Range), Strike: 2]
Helmet [BODY: 14, Skin Armor: 2] Skin Armor only adds against Trick Shots to the head or on Devastating Attacks
MOTORCYCLE [STR: 6,, BODY: 7, Running: 7, R#: 2]


The Jester
DEX
8
STR
4
BODY
5
Alter Ego
INT
7
WILL
7
MIND
5
Chuck Lane
INFL
7
AURA
6
SPIRIT
6
Motivation
INIT
24
WEALTH
5
HP
40
Thrill of Adventure
SKILLS (*linked)
Acrobatics: 8*, Charisma: 9, Detective: 7*, Martial Artist: 7, Thief: 8*, Vehicles: 8*, Weaponry: 8*
ADVANTAGES
Area Knowledge (New York City), Free Access (Regular), Gift of Gab, Intensive Training, Iron Nerves, License to Kill (Law Enforcement), Scholar (Jokes & Gags)
CONNECTIONS
High- Freedom Fighters; Low- All-Star Squadron, New York Police Department
DRAWBACKS
Catastrophic Irrational Attraction to playing practical jokes on criminals, Secret Identity

Judomaster
DEX
10
STR
5
BODY
6
Alter Ego
INT
6
WILL
8
MIND
8
Rip Jagger
INFL
7
AURA
6
SPIRIT
7
Motivation
INIT
27
WEALTH
5
HP
45
Upholding the Good
SKILLS
Acrobatics: 6, Martial Artist: 9, Military Science: 6, Thief: 8, Vehicles: 7, Weaponry: 7
ADVANTAGES
Free Access (Military), Lightning Reflexes, License to Kill (Military), Rank (Sergeant), Security Clearance (Low), Sidekick (Tiger)
CONNECTIONS
High- U.S. Armed Forces (Pacific Theater), All-Star Squadron, Sensei; Low- U.S. Government
DRAWBACKS
Secret Identity

Tiger
DEX
7
STR
4
BODY
4
Alter Ego
INT
4
WILL
5
MIND
6
Tanaka
INFL
5
AURA
4
SPIRIT
6
Motivation
INIT
20
WEALTH
3
HP
30
Upholding the Good
SKILLS
Acrobatics: 4, Martial Artist: 6, Thief: 6, Weaponry: 6
ADVANTAGES
Lightning Reflexes, Weapon Specialization (Nunchaku)
CONNECTIONS
High- U.S. Armed Forces (Pacific Theater), Wyoming Relocation Camp, Judomaster; 
Low- All-Star Squadron.
DRAWBACKS
Age (Young), Secret Identity
EQUIPMENT
Nunchakas [BODY: 2, Strike: 2]

Liberty Belle
DEX
7 (5)
STR
5 (4)
BODY
6 (5)
Alter Ego
INT
7
WILL
7
MIND
7
Libby Lawrence
INFL
7
AURA
6
SPIRIT
7
Motivation
INIT
25 (23)
WEALTH
7
HP
55
Upholding the Good
POWERS
Sonic Beam: 8 (Spring of 1942 and later)
SKILLS (*linked)
Acrobatics: 7*, Charisma: 7*, Detective: 5, Martial Artist: 7*
ADVANTAGES
Artist (Journalist), Attractive, Buddy (Tom Revere), Leadership, Lightning Reflexes, Longevity
CONNECTIONS
High- Newspaper Industry, Television Industry, White House, All-Star Squadron (Permanent Chairperson)
DRAWBACKS
Dependent (only after married- daughter Jesse), Married (Johnny Quick, Spring 1942 and later), Secret Identity
EQUIPMENT
BELT BUCKLE [DEX: 7, STR: 5, BODY: 6] Limitation: Her Belt Buckle gives Liberty Belle increased Attributes only when the Liberty Bell is run in Philadelphia. The BODY of the Belt Buckle itself is 7
Liberty Bell Model [BODY: 9] Carved from the real Liberty Bell, this tiny model chimes whenever the real bell is rang