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by greycrusader
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Film, Television and Music
Topic: Captain Marvel Worries
Replies: 72
Views: 915

Re: Captain Marvel Worries

Sentry is a great example of my complaint — that I really need a pithy “Red Guardian Character” name for — about something being a great one-off storyline that becomes instantly stale and absolutely crap when made part of the ongoing continuity. The original The Sentry miniseries was a fun, if mind...
by greycrusader
Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Film, Television and Music
Topic: Captain Marvel Worries
Replies: 72
Views: 915

Re: Captain Marvel Worries

A lot of people seem to hate the Unlikably Smug Bratty Little Sister character for being an unlikably smug brat. But, y’know, that’s kind of the point. So I don’t understand that critique... Just because a character is exactly what the creator set out to make them doesn't mean the audience can't di...
by greycrusader
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Books, Comics and Web-Comics
Topic: What's new with the big two: Marvel and DC Comics discussion thread.
Replies: 436
Views: 13373

Re: What's new with the big two: Marvel and DC Comics discussion thread.

Barbara Gordon and Kara Zor-El/Linda Danvers were notorious for having had about a half-dozen professional careers apiece and still somehow being under the age of thirty (and yes, the most egregious example being Batgirl's turn as Senator!!!); heck, there was one point when DC editorial decided Kara...
by greycrusader
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab's Rifts Builds (Tech-Ninja! Ninja Crazy! Ninja Juicer!)
Replies: 395
Views: 11243

Re: Jab's Rifts Builds (Titan, Mega-Juicers, Dragon & Splugorth Juicers!)

Weren't there also Death-Juicers, who somehow used unholy necromantic serums instead of the usual Juicer drugs, and became revenant-like monsters? I thought I remembered them appearing in the main Juicer sourcebook, basically being not just metal but DETH METAL!!!! But I didn't think this involved w...
by greycrusader
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: The Gamers Handbook
Topic: Macyn's Golden Gloves Gym(or,Intresting ways to Characterize fighting styles!)
Replies: 113
Views: 4060

Re: Macyn's Golden Gloves Gym(or,Intresting ways to Characterize fighting styles!)

Yeah, whatever the truth behind the figure(s) who inspired the Arthurian legends, the stories themselves vary WILDLY in their details, and then there is a huge break between the Medieval tales and then the revival in later centuries (after a period where the stories died down in popularity). Mordred...
by greycrusader
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab's Builds! (Belle! The Beast! Gaston! Aladdin! Jasmine!)
Replies: 13290
Views: 680093

Re: Jab's Builds! (Mothra! Minilla! Anguirus! King Kong!)

:D I SO remember those same sorts of Saturdays!
by greycrusader
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: World of Freedom 3.2 Setting Detail
Replies: 64
Views: 3156

Re: Bogatyri: The Saga of the Blagorodnyy Family

The following timeline is an attempt to take the four major sources of information about Bogatyr -- Freedom League Encyclopedia , Golden Age , The Atlas of Earth-Prime and Rogues Gallery -- and reconcile them with my own usage of the character in the Project Freedom campaign, as well as my writings...
by greycrusader
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: The Art Room
Topic: Jacob Blackmon's Art Page
Replies: 89
Views: 9125

Re: Jacob Blackmon's Art Page

Annihilus with a bit of the Brood Queen?
by greycrusader
Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: World of Freedom 3.2 - The Sentinels (updated)! Meta-4! The Algernon Files
Replies: 991
Views: 38121

Re: World of Freedom 3.2 - Splotch! Card Seeker Wakaba! The Sentinels (updated)!

Hey Davies! Tremendous job in writing the background and statistics of Mistress Oblivion-if you're good with it, I' like to link to it when I post my notes on The Oblivion Knight in my Rogues Gallery thread. While I envisioned "her" as more an abstract PL X entity (essentially another avatar/aspect ...
by greycrusader
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: World of Freedom 3.2 Setting Detail
Replies: 64
Views: 3156

Re: Timeline Update

Hey Davies-thanks for the "call out" to Rogues Gallery , and to one of my villains in particular. You're welcome, and expect to see more of the Knight in future updates as I explore how she went from the person she was at the end of her origin to the person she is in her character sheet while tryin...
by greycrusader
Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: World of Freedom 3.2 Setting Detail
Replies: 64
Views: 3156

Re: Timeline Update

From here on, I'm going to update only one month per posting, in the vague hope that the real world 'story event' that began in 'our' November 2016 will have 'resolved itself' before I have to post what happens in Earth-Prime's 2016. June: As described in Rogue's Gallery , a dimensional incursion a...
by greycrusader
Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: The Art Room
Topic: Jacob Blackmon's Art Page
Replies: 89
Views: 9125

Re: Jacob Blackmon's Art Page

Hmmm....a Grim Reaper inspired creation? Always thought that villain had more potential than was shown on the printed page.
by greycrusader
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Books, Comics and Web-Comics
Topic: Identity Crisis is feces
Replies: 5
Views: 266

Re: Identity Crisis is feces

More stuff way wrong with Identity Crisis : (And I haven't even looked at Atop the Fourth Wall yet) 1) Where the frag did Jean Loring get a spare size-changing belt!? Was Ray Palmer THAT careless about just leaving around his signature gadgetry-weapon, like in the spare cabinet? Or did she get one i...
by greycrusader
Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Crowdfunding
Topic: Is it a Plane? Drawing RPG system on Kickstarter
Replies: 8
Views: 482

Re: Is it a Plane? Drawing RPG system on Kickstarter

Yeah, what B-Girl just said. This is the kind of idea which SOUNDS a lot more fun than it actually is. But an every great once in a while kind of thing, after a long road trip and a couple beers or wine coolers? Sure! That's how I learned The Waterboy was actually watchable. You just have to be a li...
by greycrusader
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: The Gamers Handbook
Topic: Best Rules for Leaping and Throwing Objects in M&M?
Replies: 3
Views: 237

Best Rules for Leaping and Throwing Objects in M&M?

Inviting any advice my fellow posters may have either come up (homebrew) or come across (3rd party products) to better two weaknesses (IMHO) in the 3e M&M/DCA rules: First, how do you handle super-powered characters jumping/leaping as a mode of attack, a la Spider-Man or even the infamous Batroc? Wh...