SW10: Powernaut 1944 #2: Power Stars!
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Tue May 29 00:27:59 PDT 2012
On Mon, 28 May 2012 00:32:49 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:
> 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.
>> ...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?
Stupidity. >.>v I mean, it's one thing if your players don't think of
reasonable precautions. It's yet another when you actively block them from
>>> 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.
To be fair, I'm sure that's mostly due to Superman's unclad, invulnerable
head. (Can't be pierced by anything less than a bursting shell!)
> 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.
I really like this characterization of the Darkness. It's something that
doesn't really understand humanity, but tries.
> Oh, and I did my name research on Star Spangler. There is apparently no
> *fictional* character of that name, but the Spangler family of
> Indianapolis really named their daughter Star. (The odd thing is, I
> grew up there and may know Grandpa Spangler.)
Oh, now that's just painful.
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, eesh.
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