Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by Spectrum » Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:15 pm

Some great Palladium artwork in there.
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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by Red » Fri May 19, 2017 6:11 am

Hello, I'm Red, I saw on the RoninArmy PbP recruitment thread that you're open to recruits, and since I'm out of school it's now easier for me to keep up with play by post games and this sounds really interesting and up my alley. This is the first time I've ever applied to a PbP game but I've been playing M&M in person for a few years collectively in college rpg groups.

I had a hard time picking one of my redemption characters to post for this, I picked the one that hopefully has the strongest motivations even if she is an assassin character like Portia

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Cobalt
Expert Knife Fighter, PL10
Name : Rianka Kuninsky / Alias: Cobalt
Age : 27
Appearance: Atheltic, Dark blue hair (dyed), Brown / Red Eyes (Contacts)

Abilities: 32
Strength 2, Stamina 1, Agility 4, Dexterity 2, Fighting 4, Intellect 1, Awareness 2, Presence 0

Skills: 27
Acrobatics 6 (+10), Atheltics 4 (+6), Deception 4 (+4. Expertise: Assassins 4 (+5), Insight 6 (+8), Investigation 2 (+3), Perception 6 (+8), Persusasion 4 (+4), Stealth 3 (+7), Vehicles 2 (+6),

Advantages: 42 (*, from power)
Agile Feint, All-Out Attack, Assessment, Benefit: Ambidextrous, Close Attack 6*, Connected, Defensive Roll 6, Equipment 9, Improved Crit 4: All In Strike, Improved Initiative, Jack-of-All-Trades, Luck 1, Sidekick 19, Throwing Mastery 4*, Language 1

Languages Known: Russian (Native Tongue), French (Learned from the age of 5 at her orphange), English (Taught alongisde french)

Powers: 26
Expert Knife Fighter (Enhanced Advantage) (12 pp)
Advantage: Close Combat 6, Penetrating 5, Innate

Specialty Knifes (Array) (Easily Removable) (14pp (22 - 6 )
Killing Blow - Strength Based Damage 8 (DC 25, Improved Crit: 4, Side Effect: On Miss - Vulnerable) (1 pp)
Poisoned Dagger - Affliction 10 (DC 20 Fortitude, Progressive, Unreliable (5 Uses) (20 pp)
Throwing Daggers (Strength Based Damage 4 DC 21+4 (25), Reach 4 (20 Feet), Richet 3 (3 Bounces), Throwing Mastery 4 ) 1 pp



Equipment: 18
Motorcyle (Speed 6 (120 mph)
Knife (Strength Based Damage 4, Improved Crit 1)
Sword (Strength-Based Damage 5, Improved Crit 1)
Smoke Bomb (Concealment from visual senses)
Flash Bang (Dazzle 4)


Defenses: 29
Toughness 6/1, Dodge 10, Parry 10, Fortitude 10, Will 10

Abilities 32 + Powers 26 + Advantages 42 + Skills 27 + Defenses 29

Complications:
Motivation - Responsibility: After deciding that she was going to leave the Void* and take her adoptive daughter / sister Mercy she has resolved herself set a good example for Mercy and protect her from the Void and any other group that might try and turn her down the same dark path that Cobalt made in her youth.
Motivation - Guilt: After spending the better part of her life as a thief and killer for the Void now that she is out she feels a terrible guilt about all the blood on her hands, being a good guy and using her skills for the greater good makes her feel (slightly) better about herself
Relationship: Mercy - Mercy is Cobalt's adoptive daughter / adopted younger sister and Cobalt would do anything (anything)) to protect her and keep her safe.
Enemy - Void: The organization of thieves and killers with a habit of recruiting young children off the street and turning them into killing machines. Nobody leaves the void so they've been chasing Cobalt and Mercy since they left.
Reputation - Killer for Hire: Cobalt spent the better part of the decade as a contract killer for the Void, she's has a bad reputation and is wanted in multiple countries.
Conditioning - Like every person in the void, Cobalt was subjected to the intense conditoning process that the Void uses to instill loyalty. She believes she has developed mental blocks to the conditioning but she still has deep-seated mental triggers (Trigger Phrase: Cobalt please listen closely to me) anyone who knows this phrase could try and gain control of her.

* The Void is my head cannon organization for this character I can share information with you or you can replace it with Arachnos or any similar baddy group in your universe.

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Assassin-in-Training, Sidekick, buily ~ PL 8
Name : Olivia Haster / Alias: Mercy
Age : 16
Hair: Black, Eyes: Green, Short slender but athletic

Mercy

Abilities: 20
Strength 3/1, Stamina 2, Agility 4/3, Dexterity 3/1, Fighting 6/4, Intellect -1, Awareness 0, Presence 0

Skills: 27
Acrobatics 4 (+6/10), Atheltics (+4/1), Deception 4 (+4. Expertise: Assassins 4 (+5), Insight 6 (+8), Investigation 2 (+3), Perception 6 (+8), Persusasion 4 (+4), Stealth 4 (+8), Vehicles 2 (+6), Ranged Combat: Heavy Pistol +11/+9

Advantages: 20 (*From Powers)
Agile Feint, All-Out Attack, Close Attack 4, Defensive Attack, Improved Initative, Luck, Equipment 7, Improved Crit 2: Knife*, Improved Crit 2: Heavy Pistol, Fearless*, Throwing Mastery 2*

Powers: 16
Powerful Conditioning [Linked Effects] (16 pp)
Enhanced Traits: Acrobatics +4, Agility +1, Athletics +4, Dexterity +2, Fighting +2, Parry +2, Ranged Combat: Heavy Pistol +2 (6 pp)
Activation: Move Action (Someone Must speak the trigger phrase), Side effect: Always Becomes Controlled (by whoever spoke the trigger phrase)
Immunity 5: Mental Effects (5 pp)
Enhanced Advantage: Fearless, Improved Crit 2: Heavy Pistol, Improved Crit 2: Knife (5 pp) Reach 4 (20 feet), Ricochet 1 (1 Bounce)



Equipment: 18
Motorcyle (Speed 6 (120 mph)
Throwing Daggers ( Strength-Based Damage 4 DC 22+2 (24), Throwing Mastery
Heavy Pistol (Blast 4 DC 19)
Knife (Strength Based Damage 4 DC 20/22, Improved Crit 1)

Defenses: 26
Dodge 11/10, Parry 14/10, Fortitude 8, Toughness 6/2, Will 7

Abilities 20+ Powers 16 + Advantages 20+ Skills 13+ Defenses 26

Complications:
Motivation - Thrills: Mercy just feels like she is a normal everyday teenager with a ultra badass assassin older sister / surrogate mom and mad skillz of her very own. She really enjoys being a good guy for a change it's a lot of fun and it means that normal hot guys will want to date her, not just the hot evil guys.
Enemy - Void: The organization of thieves and killers with a habit of recruiting young children off the street and turning them into killing machines. Nobody leaves the void so they've been chasing Cobalt and Mercy since they left.
Reputation - Killer for Hire: Cobalt spent the better part of the decade as a contract killer for the Void, she's has a bad reputation and is wanted in multiple countries.
Addiction - Drug Cocktail - As part of her conditioning, Mercy was left with an addiction to the drug cocktail that helped give her, her enhanced physical and mental powers. The drugs are expensive and without a regular hit she goes into horrible withdrawls
Conditioning - Mercy was treated like every young Voidling was treated to harash conditioning, Mercy's was even harsher than Cobalt's including intense drug use to increase her mental and physical skills. Anyone who knows the trigger phrase (Have Mercy, please Flau, listen) anyone who knows this can trigger and control Mercy. Cobalt knows this phrase and she doesn't know who else may know it.)

Background: (Cobalt and Mercy's shared background this can be altered if you would rather the organization be one of your own creation just let me know)

Rianka was born in Moscow right at the fall of the Soviet Union. Her parents were very poor and she spent the first five years of her life barely able to survive, especially in the winter. On her sixth birthday a man in a nice suit, with a fake eye approached her parents and offered them a way out of poverty. If they sold him their daughter, then she would be safe, schooled abroad and live and her parents would be able to move to the United States and start all over.

Her parents were reluctant, of course, but their country was in a state of chaos and Rianka probably wouldn't survive another winter with barely enough food and warm clothes. So they agreed, Rianka was whisked away like a fairy tale princess to her new home in an abandoned castle in the French countryside. The castle belonged to the man who brought her there, his name was Ortoroz and he kept good on his promise. He, along with others taught her French as well as English. She was taught how to read and write and everything else a normal kid would learn.

However, she, like all the young children were taught... other skills as well, they were taught how to pick pockets, sneak into buildings and most importantly, how to kill. Every "voidling" as they were called was taught according to what Ortoroz thought was best for them, for Rianka it was the art of the blade, knives to be more exact. The training was intense, and it included 'conditioning" to make the children intensely loyal to the Void, as the community was called.

Rianka took to murder like a young duckling takes to water. She excelled in her classes and she was good at her job. She murdered who Ortoroz told her to and she felt no guilt.

That all changed when she met a young homeless girl in New York City named Olivia. She was only 5 at the time and she was begging for money on the street, with no parents to be seen. Rianka felt terrible, and without the consent she brought Olivia back to the castle in secret and taught her between jobs. Feeding her from the Void cafeteria all hiding it from Ortoroz, or so Rianka thought. For years this went on, but when Rianka would be away Olivia would be subjected to the same harsh conditioning as everyone else. It was even worse for her, as Ortoroz selected her as his guinea pig for intense drug therapy to breed a new breed of killers for his "family"

Rianka found out almost on accident, when she finished a job early and came back to share souvenirs with Olivia to see her brutally murder another student in a drug fueled rage. Rianka was furious, she thought Olivia was too pure for that life. Ortoroz exerted his conditioning on Rianka to get her to back down, but, in a moment of clarity she broke through, and fled the castle with a 13 year old Olivia

For three years they've been on the run from the Void at first trying to keep a low profile but someone from the void would find them regardless of how underground they went. So soon Rianka decided that the only way to escape from the void was to destory it, and so she, and Olivia decided to cleanse themselves of their sins by destroying the organization that created them.
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If this concept does not work, here are a few others I can post if you want that I didn't go with for one reason or another

Hellion - A young witch bonded to a demon because she got fooled into becoming the demon's plaything, she spent years with no control over her body during the nightime hours but she finally managed to wrest control back and now seeks redemption (Felt this was too similar to Sebastian)

Wildcard - A long time criminal someone who felt she was just too powerful to be stopped, but then someone died, and she never intended that so she has decided to try and clean up her act (She is touched based Power Mimicry, I wasn't sure that would be accepted)

Cassidy Black - An Immortal, Ageless cowboy who found the fountain of youth in his hayday and drunk from it to gain immortality. Only to learn that as time went on, everything he ever cared about died, he threw his life down a bottle and into war after war and if there was peacetime, he used his gunslinging skills as a contract killer. Lately he's been haunted by terrible nightmares of the pits of hell and the void. He's taken it as a message from God to clean up his act. (Didn't use because the motivation seemed weak and Sebastian is an ageless character as well.)

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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by MacynSnow » Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:05 am

MacynSnow wrote:
Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:18 pm
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THE HOOLIGAN (Daniel "Chance" Harper) Occupation:Ex-Irish Mob Enforcer/"Hero-For-Hire"
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Quote:I've always wanted to do right in life. But the wanting and the doing aren't quite the same thing.
Abilities: 74
STRENGTH 12 STAMINA 11 AGILITY 1 FIGHTING 8 DEXTERITY 0 INTELLIGENCE 0 AWARENESS 2 PRESENCE 3

Skills: 9
Expertise: Criminal 4 (+4), Intimidation 11 (+14), Investigation 5 (+5), Perception 2 (+4), Stealth 4 (+5), Ranged Combat(Improvised Objects) 6(+14?)

Advantages: 16
Chokehold, Contacts, Fast Grab, Improved Hold, Leadership, Power Attack,Fearless, Startle, Ultimate Effort(Toughness),Teamwork,
Languages 3 (French ,Gaelic ,Italian ,German ,Russian)
Powers: 38
Leaping 10
Immunity 9 (Pressure, Heat, Falling Damage,Poison, Disease,)
Power Lifting 4
Protection 1 [extras: Impervious (12)]
Regeneration 2

Defenses: 10
Dodge 8, Parry 8, Toughness 12, Fortitude 12, Will 6

Total: 155

Complications:
Motivation (Redemption)-Chance wants to redeem himself&be a better example to his newborn Daughter....
Responsibility (Wife&child)- Chance would do anything to make sure his Family was taken Care of...
Reputation(Criminal&Thug)-Despite trying to be a good person,he's still seen as an "Irish Mob Enforcer" by a lot of people...
Enemy(Irish Mob)-After he turned his back on them,His old Crew have had it out for him(but won't try to take his Family,as that goes against the Catholic Faith)...

Background:
Chance grew-up in a slightly broken Irish Home(his father was a boxer that died in the ring&his mother was mildly alcholic),and had to help provide for his family at an Early age.He tried to be a good person,he really did,but just couldn't seem to get out from under the Irish Mob influence in his Neighborhood and went to work for them as an Enforcer for "Mean"Joe Finnigan's Crew.He would have been doomed to a Life of Petty Crime&thuggery if hadn't met Lucy O'Toole....
Lucy came from a Family of Cops,so to prove that he was serious about Marring her to her unbelieving Parents he agreed to "Turn Stoolie" and give up Finnigan.He was on his way back to Lucy's house to tell her when a Tanker full of Odd Chemicals Crashed in front of his Motorcycle,hitting him with a Good chunk of the Goo...
he woke up in the Hospital 4 years later and found out that Lucy had married Finnigan(to both Protect him&save her family).Despondent,Chance delved right back into crime,turning into a Super-powered Freelance Mob Enforcer(he refused to work for Finnigan under any circumstances) and did it for several years untill he fell in love again(This time with a Reporter named Kate Whistler,who bore him a Daughter named Elizabeth)....

Personality:
Despite the setback's in his life,Chance refuses to be "Down in the Deep End O' the Pool" and tries to look on the brighter side of things.He used to wear and Pray to Saint Patrick,but after he "Turned Stoolie",he started praying to Saint George(even wearing a Sterling Silver St.George medalion).
When Chance is offered a Case,he'll usually have a "Sit-Down Conversation" with the Party so they can work out payment&such(if the person look's like they can't pay him,he'll even go so far as a Barter System),which sometimes doesn't alway's mean money...
Edit: Forgot to add Languages to his sheet(He was taught in a Catholic School,after all! :)

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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by MacynSnow » Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:08 am

Spectrum wrote:
Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:15 pm
Some great Palladium artwork in there.
Thats one of the things i love 'bout it myself,as i actually play and Run the system occasionally for my group .

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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by Spectrum » Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:30 pm

Insert witty remark here to hide that this is a bump. ;)
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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by catsi563 » Sat May 05, 2018 7:28 pm

Morpheus (Calvin Davis AKA Sleeper)

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Former Villain and Reformed Patron

PL: 11/314pp

Abilities (84pp)

Str 6 Agi 4 Fight 8 Awe 4

Sta 6 Dex 4 Int 6 Pre 4

Skills (61pp)

Acrobatics 6 (+12 ), Athletics 4 (+8 ), Deception 12 (+16 ), Expertise Arcane Lore: 8 (+14 ), Expertise Art 8 (+14 ), Expertise Behavioral Sciences 8 (+14 ), Expertise Engineering: 8 (+14 ), Expertise Science 8 (+14 ), Expertise History 8 (+14 ), Expertise Tactics 12 (+18 ), Expertise Philosophy and Theology 8 (+14 ), Insight 12 (+16 ), Intimidation 8 (+12 ), Investigation 12 (+18 ), Perception 8 (+12 ), Persuasion 12 (+16 ), Ranged Combat [Sleep] 6 (+10 ), Sleight of Hand 8 (+12 ), Technology 8 (+14), Treatment 8 (+14 ), Vehicles 8 (+12 )

Advantages (33pp)

Artificer, Assessment, Attractive, Benefit 2 [Exorbitantly Wealthy] Close Combat 2, Connected, Contacts, Cypher, Inspire, Improved Initiative, Improvised tools, Inventor, Master Plan, Quick Change, Ritualist, Skill Mastery 4 [Deception, Persuasion, Insight, Perception], Well Informed

Aikido/Jiujutsu style

Accurate attack, Defensive Attack, Evasion, Fast grab, Grappling Finesse, Improved Defense, Improved Disarm, Improved Grab, Improved Hold, Improved trip, Uncanny Dodge

Powers (120pp)

Metamorph (Morph 4 (Extras: Metamorph +1) 24pp

Metamorphic Resistance (Protection 4 (Extras: Impervious Toughness 6) 10pp

Metamorphic Metabolism (Immunity 12 [Life Supprt, Critical Hits] 12pp

Metamorphic Regeneration (Regeneration 5 (Extras: Persistent +1; Feats: Enhanced Feat: Diehard) 11pp

Metamorphic Mind (Enhanced Will Save 4, Impervious 8) 12pp

Protected Senses (Immunity 5 [Dazzles] (Half effect -1) 3pp

Sleeper (Affliction 12 (Perception Ranged Cumulative Affliction [Resisted and Overcome by Will] Fatigued, Exhausted, Asleep) 48pp


Combat (20pp)

Toughness: +10

Dodge: +12

Parry: +12

Fortitude: +10

Will: +8, +12 (metamorphic mind)

Complications

Former Super Villain: Morpheus identity as Sleeper the leader fo the infamous PLUNDER is unknown but if it became known could cause great difficulties for him.

Weakness [Neural attacks]: Calvins metamorphic physiology renders his neural system vulnerable to attacks that directly affect it. he takes double effect from any such attacks

Pacifistic: Calvin prefers to avoid violence and physical confrontations and avoids killing if at all possible

Enemies: VIPER, UNTIL, AEGIS, and several Superhero groups have all clashed with or hunted PLUNDER at any time and are on the lookout for its leader.

Enemy: Arachnos, the villainous organization has effectively declared war on Calvin and he has responded in kind.

Family: Calvins sister Crystal is his only surviving relative he keeps close tabs on her and aids her as he can.
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Abilities 84 + Skills 61 + Advantages 33 + Powers 120 + Combat 20 = Total 318pp
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Calvin Davis was born to a well off family with a life of privilege and idle abundance ahead of him. All this changed when Calvin discovered he was a mutant at the age of 14. His already impressive IQ jumped 50 points and he discovered that he could morph himself into the appearance of anyone he chose to. He also discovered that by willing them to he could put people into a comatose state as if they were in a deep sleep.

Dreading spending the rest of his life in academia or in some research tank as a non-entity Calvin devoted his talents to a new enterprise, a criminal one. After several successful crimes under the nom degure Sleeper. Calvin ran afoul of Aegis and UNISON and after several narrow though thrilling escapes quickly decided that his odds of success were doubled with a group behind him.

Thus was born PLUNDER. Quickly recruiting several like minded individuals Sleeper and plunder became a mainstay villain group giving grief to several hero and villain groups alike. But always staying one step ahead of everyone thanks to Sleepers intellect and tactical thinking and planning.

However it was not to last, as Sleeper had unwittingly and even arrogantly brought his own doom upon himself. two of Plunders recruits the half demon twins Phobos and Deimos were too violent for Sleepers tastes and though he tried to reign them in more often then not they just disobeyed him out right and became more violent. Finally though their violence became too much and they turned on Sleeper betraying him to UNTIL and VIPER, both organizations which laid an ambush for the villainous team. In the resulting crossfire Sleeper was wounded and the other two members of plunder Terrastar and Silverhawk were killed. Phobos and Deimos escaped and mysteriously vanished.

Grief stricken over the losses and humbled by the betrayal Calvin quietly retired into solitude. Out of habit he kept up his phsycial skills and with his ear to the ground was never unaware of information from the criminal underworld. But he rarely acted on it save to forward it to the authorities. It wasn't until he came across a young Asian woman beign hounded by mysterious red clad assassins that he finally broke his self imposed exile. Helping her to fight them off and saving her life she vowed to stay at his side and protect him. This was her shot at redemption she informed him as she explained her past.

Initially he tried to push her away not wanting a repeat of PLUNDER disasterous ending, but she proved persistent and soon he had a bodyguard and surprisingly enough a new friend.

As time went one More information came Calvins way and he at the young woman's urging used this information to help solve crimes and even to prevent a few, though always from the shadows rarely directly interfering. Soon new information came his way, of a shadowy monolithic organization that had spent decades building power and influence in order to enact a world breaking scheme. Not finding any avenues to investigate he was stymied by the organizations reach until the young woman explained her past, and how she was once a part of the organization itself.

Arachnos. The remnants of an ancient society that worshiped a spider demon and whose cult like following was believed to have been around since ancient times. Arachnos newest leader Lore Recluse was a cunning and wicked man said to be near immortal and he had a plan--many plans in fact-- to rule the world or see it crushed beneath his feet. The young woman now going by the name Portia had been a member of Arachnos feared Blood Widows, female assassins of the highest caliber had trained many of them in her special brand of Martial Arts. But she had turned against the organizations when she had learned of its plans and escaped with its assassins hot on her heels leading to her meeting with Calvin.

Calvin now calling himself Morpheus hatched a plan to battle this new evil. And to do good at the same time. to take a second chance at life. He would seek others looking for redemption, looking for that second chance, and when the time was right bring them together. Then they would face the crimes that few people saw, defeat the enemy in the shadows.

And this is how Morpheus came to recruit a new group of people, his intention to go rogue from the authorities so they could operate unhindered by procedure and the law. It would take time to see if his people could stay their course of redemption but he would do whatever it took to help them on the way.
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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by catsi563 » Sat May 05, 2018 7:35 pm

Vigilant (Mark Greenwood)

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Popular Costumed hero

PL: 10/159pp

Abilities (88pp)

Str 6 Agi 6 Fight 10 Awe 4

Sta 6 Dex 4 Int 2 Pre 6

Skills (18pp)

Acrobatics 6 (+12 ), Athletics 6 (+12 ), Expertise: [Jornalism] 6 (+8 ), Expertise: Tactics 6 (+8 ), Insight 8 (+12 ), Intimidation 6 (+12 ), Perception 8 (+12 ), Persuasion 8 (+14 )

Advantages (12pp)

Diehard, Extraordinary Effort, Evasion, Fearless, Great Endurance, Improved Initiative, Inspire 2, Leadership, Power attack, Teamwork, Uncanny Dodge

Powers (27pp)

Powerful: (Enhanced Strength 2 and Power-Lifting 2, Enhanced Feats: Close Combat 2) 8pp

Tough as nails: (Protection 4) 4pp

Heals quick: (Regeneration 3, Immunity 2 [Critical hits ]) 5pp

Parkour: (Movement 5 (Enviornmental Adaptation [urban], Safefall, Surefooted 2, wall-crawling 1 (Limtied: urban environemnts -1) 6pp

Fast Mover: (Leaping 2 and Speed 1) 3pp

Situational Awareness: (Senses 1 [Danger sense: Visual]) 1pp


Combat (14pp)

Toughness: +10

Dodge: +10

Parry: +10

Fortitude: +10

Will: +10

Complications

Genuine Hero: Mark is unable to not help when someone's in trouble. he must make a will save to avoid going to someone's aid and this can lead to all sort of social problems.

Public ID: The Public at large is aware of Marks Identity as the hero Vigilant after a jealous ex outed him. this of course leads to all sort of complications.

Enemies: Mark has faced many foes and does his best to try and help them find a better way, they aren't always appreciative of his efforts

Repuation: Redeemer; Mark continues to try and be an example of how a person can be more, and tries to inspire others as well. Hes a genuinely nice guy.

Honorable: Mark as a nice guy can be to nice to a fault, this can lead to some bad situations. But hey you keep trying right?

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Abilities 88 + Skills 18 + Advantages 12 + Powers 27 + Combat 14 = Total pp 159pp
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The hero known as Vigilant was a typical all American athlete and genuinely nice guy. Grown up in a suburban neighborhood with a loving family Mark would most likely have gone on to a professional football career, and then broadcasting after a stint in the United States Army before marrying his high school sweetheart. Had not an encounter with VIPER in the middle east happened. Marks entire unit was kidnapped and put through all sorts of experiments and procedures. None of them survived save Mark who developed prodigious natural abilities. Mark quickly took down the nest and reported back into his superiors.

Finishing his tour Mark debated how best to use his new found gifts. Only one answer seemed appropriate as during a robbery he donned a mask and took down the robber singlehandedly. Designing a costume with the help of a friend Mark named himself the vigilant and used his rapidly growing list of journalism contacts to start fighting crime as quickly as it happened. Meanwhile Mark began a career in journalism where he reported on the crimes he stopped while also investigating new crimes, slum lords, drug dealers, super villains all were subject to Mark/Vigilant's scrutiny.

Marks efforts were yielding fruit when it all hit the fan for him as a jealous ex tracked him down from internet postings and then outed him on National television. His secret ID blown mark rallied bravely and held a press conference where he forgave his ex and stated his intention to move on with his superhero and Journalism careers.

"Protecting people is whats most important." he reminded everyone that day.

"Since then hes had numerous attempts on his life, and villains have filed lawsuits against him only to have them be thrown out of court due to either no standing or Mark just plain being too likable for a jury to convict.

Mark admits to friends privately that it wears on him sometimes but hey if life were easy then it just wouldn't be worth living. So he goes on every day being a superhero and an example to everyone that being a nice guy does not mean you have to finish last.
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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by MacynSnow » Sat May 05, 2018 10:16 pm

Nice image selection for Morpheus,Cat! I always saw him as either Cumberbatch or a young Michael Cain...:)

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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by MacynSnow » Mon May 07, 2018 2:06 pm

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replace the Nunchuks with a Police Baton&get rid of the Symbol on his chest
NAME:Vigilante ID:Jack Hammer PL-10 PP-150
STR-3 STA-3 AGL-6 DEX-6 FGT-12 INT-4 AWE-4 PRE-4

Skills: 39pp
Acrobatics 6(+12) Athletics 6(+9) Close Combat:unarmed 2(+14) Deception 6(+10) Expertise:Teacher 4(+8)-Streetwise 4(+8)-Police 4(+8) Insight 6(+10) Intimidation 8(+12) Investigation 8(+12) Perception 6(+10) Ranged Combat:Thrown 8(+14) Stealth 8(+14) Technology 2(+6) Persuasion 4(+8)

Advantages: 27pp
Defensive Roll 3,Equipment 8,Uncanny Dodge ,Contacts ,Hide In Plain Sight ,All-Out Attack ,Defensive Attack ,Improved Critical(Unarmed) ,Power Attack ,Takedown 2, Redirect, Agile Feint, Startle, Interpose ,Assessment ,Well-Informed ,Diehard

Powers/Equipment: 31pp
Armored Costume(Protection 2)-2pp
Grappling Hook Launcher(Movement 1:Swinging)-2pp
Police Batons(Str-Based Damage 2,Ranged 4)-2pp
Combat Pouches(Array=25 points
Flash Bangs:Burst Area Dazzle 3 (Visual and Auditory)- 12 points
Riot Gas(Tear gas):Ranged Cloud Area Affliction 4(Resisted by Fort;Dazed and Vision Impaired,Stunned and Vision Disabled,Incapacitated)-1 point
Pepper Spray:Close Visual Dazzle 4,chemical - 1point
Police Stun Gun:Affliction 5,electrical- 1 point
)-25 points

Offense:
Initiative+6 ,Police Batons(Thrown)+14(Ranged,Damage 4) ,Unarmed+14(Close Damage 3)

Defenses: 15pp
Dodge-12/17(w/Defensive Attack) Parry-12/17(w/Defensive Attack) Will-10 Fortitude-6 Toughness-8/5*(w/out defensive roll)

Complications:
Motivation (Doing Good)- After everything Jack has seen in his Life,he refuses to not do something to help anymore..
Identity-Jack doesn't want any of his Students to find out he's doing this,as he's afraid they may try to "Follow His Lead" and get Killed or worse...
Responsibility(Teacher)-Jack feels that he has a "Responsibiity" to his Students to not only Show-up on time,but be awake for class,as well...
Relationship(Teaching staff at John Carver High School)-While Jack has a soft Spot for the rest of the Staff,he can't let them know he's doing this....
Enemy(Lockdown)-Jack managed to not only Soil his Reputation by Keeping his Target alive,but also managed to get him caught&as such now has a Vendetta Sworn on him by the Man...
Relationship(Lady Isabelle "Izzy" Sinclair)-After Being saved by Jack from Lockdown,The Wealthy British Debutaunt has become His Biggest and Loudest Supporter(Which could get her into Trouble Later on,if she's not Careful)...

Background:
Jack Hammer grew up on the Streets,having to scounge Money to help support an Alcholic(?) Mother(His Father,a Middleweight Boxer,Died in the Ring due to a Rigged Match).Jack Grew Bitter,but had the support of his Friends(who later became the Teaching Staff at their Local High School) and decided to due something about the Rampant Gang Problems in both his Neighborhood&the City in General.While the Public(as well as Certain News Outlets)Lauded his Efforts as "The People's Hero",the Police took a rather Dim View of his Activities.Now,he juggles being the Resident Gym/Boxing Teacher at his Old High School while Patrolling at Night as the Armored Vigilante.He recently drew a lot more attention when he managed to stop the Super-Powered Assassin Lockdown by playing a Rather Public game of Tag across half the City,managing to keep both his Target Alive&Capturing him for the Police.He also drew a lot more attention during the VIPER trial,as he managed to keep a Good portion of Their Soldiers away from the Courthouse(though he did eventually fail due to sheer numbers)....

Totals: Abilities 84+Powers 0+Advantages 27+Skills 29+Defenses 15=155pp

Build Notes:
The inspiration for Jack came from 2 places;the thought that Gangbuster was a perfectly Viable hero if he could get out from Superman's Cape and the need to make a PC for a Heroes Unlimited game my brother was running set in New York(i was also into a Welcome back,Kotter bing and the thought of a Teacher by day,Urban Crimefighter by Night intrigued me).
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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by Ken » Tue May 08, 2018 4:57 pm

MacynSnow wrote:
Mon May 07, 2018 2:06 pm
i was also into a Welcome back,Kotter binge and the thought of a Teacher by day,Urban Crimefighter by Night intrigued me.
So, a more gritty and urban Greatest American Hero?

Seriously. Compare Gabe Kotter's pupils Vinnie Barbarino, Freddie 'Boom Boom' Washington, and Juan Epstein to Ralph Hinkley's pupils Tony Villicana, Cyler Johnson, and Paco Rodriguez.
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What kind of crap glass was used in the windows of Wayne Manor (post-Crisis) that an animal with a mass of less than 27 grams (i.e. weighs less than an ounce) could break through it?

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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by MacynSnow » Tue May 08, 2018 6:06 pm

Ken wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 4:57 pm
MacynSnow wrote:
Mon May 07, 2018 2:06 pm
i was also into a Welcome back,Kotter binge and the thought of a Teacher by day,Urban Crimefighter by Night intrigued me.
So, a more gritty and urban Greatest american Hero?

Seriously. Compare Gabe Kotter's pupils Vinnie Barbarino, Freddie 'Boom Boom' Washington, and Juan Epstein to Ralph Hinkley's pupils Tony Villicana, Cyler Johnson, and Paco Rodriguez.
Wierdly enough,that was how he came off ounce i was done with him.

Let's compare WBK & GAH's main characters as if they were they were made by M&M(Any edition);
Gabe Kotter=he fits the mold of Urban Crimefighter(be it the 1e Pugilist, 2e's Costumed Detective, or 3e's Crimefighter,which i used for this build :) ) so well that it's almost scary.He's not grimdark like Batman is,but he's a product of the Neighborhood where he grew-up and can be rather brutal if need be(watch the Episodes involving Bullying&Drugs to see what i mean....).

Ralph Hinkley=I always saw Ralph as the Moral,Regular&Upstanding Dude version of a Flying Brick(in all editions,he'd be a Paragon),almost a non-naive version of Superman.The fact that he's practically forced to work as a troubleshooter for the FBI while still being a Teacher speaks volumes about how that universe would treat powered people....

I Always thought of WBK & GAH as being in the same universe,with Kotter and Hinkley having known each other in college.....:)
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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by Ken » Tue May 08, 2018 6:38 pm

That must be when they had the same hair stylist.
What kind of crap glass was used in the windows of Wayne Manor (post-Crisis) that an animal with a mass of less than 27 grams (i.e. weighs less than an ounce) could break through it?

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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by MacynSnow » Tue May 08, 2018 6:42 pm

Ken wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 6:38 pm
That must be when they had the same hair stylist.
Indeed! :D :lol: :lol:

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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by Skaramine » Wed May 09, 2018 5:50 pm

Dear God, the head cannons going off in my head, now!
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Re: Heroes Unlimited: The Catsiverse Role Call

Post by MacynSnow » Wed May 09, 2018 7:19 pm

Skaramine wrote:
Wed May 09, 2018 5:50 pm
Dear God, the head cannons going off in my head, now!
Your welcome ... :D

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