[oxfordgamers] Re: Can leap tall buildings in a single bound

Imagine one of those little 5 cent toy machines that gives out the rings in
plastic bubbles.  The name on the label says "Quard Enterprises".

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> From:         Steve Mollett
> Reply To:     oxfordgamers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent:         Monday, June 2, 2003 3:03 PM
> To:   oxfordgamers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject:      [oxfordgamers] Re: Can leap tall buildings in a single bound
> 
> Which is a good variation on my original notion.  I was originally going
> to have Lex Luthor become Superman (his having played with kryptonite
> since 1942).  Linda Danvers as Supergirl is a first-class alternative.
>  
> As for the 'superman' effect being the next-to-last phase of kryptonite
> poisoning: mmmm...I don't think so.  Sooner or later a mad GM (and we have
> them) would allow a madman to expose himself to kryptonite to a near-death
> level to gain the superman powers ...and succeed.
>  
> While kryptonite is rare, the effect on the Sansoniverse would still be
> akin to throwing a dozen GL power rings out the window to be found
> by...whoever.
> 
> 
> Aaron Einhorn <desire_endless@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>       --- CWilson@xxxxxxxx wrote:
>       > Now, Steve's idea has value for our current campaign world because
> we
>       > do have some kryptonite and scientists fiddling with it. Maybe
> that
>       > lead scientist gains fantastical powers!
> 
>       I spoke to Christina about the idea of Linda Danvers becoming
>       Supergirl, with her being a junior scientist working for Luthor,
> unique
>       body chemistry, yada-yada. She liked the idea.
> 
>       Playing around, I've got a 700+ character with a ST of 90, DR 30
> (that
>       sounds like "a bursting shell" to me), flight with superflight
> around
>       move 72, X-Ray vision and weak heat beams (3d Lasers, with
>       Instantaneous). She's not done, she still needs a few skills, and I
>       haven't finished her Disads, because I want Christina to help me
>       customize her.
> 
>       Still, a toned-down "Kryptonian"-type character is very doable at
> 700
>       pts.
> 
>       Aaron
> 
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