I’ve been playing with the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying game for the past few days, cobbling together characters to see how I can stretch the system. It does very, very well on higher powered supers, not so well on the street-level types (but they’re still doable.)

Here’s an ooooold character from my first supers game I played in (before I was into comics.) It’s the Beauty & the Beast sort of brooding outsider trying to do good. Lion-like in appearance: big, scary, but very smart. Think the Beast from X-Men.

ASLAN (aka Henri LeCeour)

Solo d10, Buddy d6, Team d8

Distinctions: Beast Behind the Man, Rugged Individualist, Smartest Man in the Room

Power Sets: Beast in the Dark — Superhuman Reflexes d10, Superhuman Durability d10, Enhanced Strength d8, Enhanced Stamina d8; SFX – Claws & Fangs: +d6 to attack pool, -1 step on high die, but +1 step for effect die; SFX – Spiteful: Like Second Wind, physical stress swapped to doom pool for a +1 step on an action; SFX – Berserk: Borrow doom pool die for a +1 step on action, and return the doom pool die next round; Limit – Porphyry: Shut down Stamina for 1PP. Must recover in transition; Limit – Fearsome Appearance: No PP used in social tests. 1PP when he operates through his front man.

Specialties: Acrobatic Expert, Combat Expert, Covert Master, Medical Master, Menace Expert, Science Expert

Milestones: For Science!, Modern Day Cyrano (1XP When he allows someone to take responsibility for an action, 3XP to place himself in a situation where he must work openly with others; 10XP anytime he is openly exposed for his works.

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