SW10: Powernaut 1944 #2: Power Stars!

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Sun May 27 17:32:49 PDT 2012

On 5/27/2012 5:22 PM, Andrew Perron wrote:
> On Sun, 27 May 2012 22:46:44 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:
>> This one's got some intricate artwork.  Good thing I had an American
>> long weekend to get it done.
>> http://www.eilertech.com/stories/powernaut/1944.htm#2
> ...oh, that's awful. XD

And it came from an actual superhero campaign.  The gamemaster did not 
let us take flak jackets as starting equipment.  Stupidity, or reality?

>> This episode contains my commentary on what happens when you declare
>> archers and pistol-shooters to have superhuman powers and then send them
>> into a war zone.  I once took part in a World War 2 superhero campaign
>> on that basis.  It lasted one afternoon.  The Avengers movie should have
>> taken notes.
> Feh! Body armor exists, y'know? I don't think it's especially unrealistic,
> *especially* when giant explosion arrows exist.
> Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, I mean, Captain America has a shield.

Well, yeah.  But it doesn't protect you against head shots.  Funny how 
most of the costumed heroes of World War 2 never even wore helmets.

The guy with the Darkness powers probably *was* proof against bullets. 
Too bad the Nazis had artillery too.  The Darkness was not experienced 
at protecting its humans against damage.  (This was true even in 2004. 

(signed) Scott Eiler  8{D> -------- http://www.eilertech.com/ ---------

Let's take a look, if you will, at the Second Amendment of the
Constitution, which protects every American's right to shoot another
American.  This cherished constitutional right to shoot people and make
them dead is currently recognized in all fifty states, most recently

- The Borowitz Report
March 2012.

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