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Plot Points Needs Women!

Not sure we can be any more blunt than that. Plot Points has continued to grow, and because of that growth we are always looking for new writers and gamers … Continue reading

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Datafile: Fear Itself – The Serpent

At last at the end of all things, the Serpent rises and the world will fear him! Who will stand, the brother of Odin or the son of Odin? Cul … Continue reading

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Datafiles: Fear Itself – Odin All-Father

Of all the mighty of Asgard, one stands tallest. Odin son of Bor, lord of Asgard and father of Thor rules the realms of Yggdrasil and grants his boon or … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Item Power Sets: Fear Itself – Weapons of the Odin-force

In the face of darkest oblivion, what hope does humanity have? When overwhelming fear fells gods and our greatest heroes cannot even stand against the rising tide of darkness, extreme … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Datafiles: Fear Itself – Mobs

Throughout the Fear Itself there are many mobs that are presented as challenges for the players to either face or seek help from. These datafiles could be useful for many … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · 3 Comments

Datafiles: Nerkodd and Skadi (Attuma and Sin)

Howdy, True Believers! We continue our coverage of Mirko’s great Fear Itself Event with some more datafiles! First, we have the dreaded Attuma, already a fearsome foe before he was imbued … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Datafiles: Angrir and Mokk (Thing and Grey Gargoyle)

The last hammers of this week were spiritual weapons that fell to two warriors of stone, Agrir: Breaker of Souls was taken by the ever-loving, blue-eyed Thing and Mokk: Breaker … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Datafiles: Fear Itself – Kuurth and Nul (Juggernaut and Hulk)

The first two to pick up the hammers of the Worthy were challenging foes, but what happens when unstoppable powerhouses become further embued to become true engines of destruction? In the … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Datafiles: Fear Itself – Skirn and Greithoth (Titania and Absorbing Man)

As hammers rained from the heavens, The Worthy felt the call of the hammers to bring fear to the people of Midgard. In the Fear Itself comic arc, two of … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · 3 Comments

Fear Itself: Epilogue

Editor’s Note: Mark here. I’d like to thank Mirko for his fantastic event. You’ll be seeing, over the next few weeks, datafiles for most of the things discussed here in … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Fear Itself: Act 2: Battle for Midgard, Part 3

ACTION – MIDGARD WILL DIE FIGHTING! The last beacon of hope is the human resistance in front of the Tree of Life. The Serpent must be stopped here! The Avengers … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fear Itself: Act 2: Battle for Midgard, Part 2

ACTION – AVENGERS ASSEMBLE! Captain America and a human resistance contingent is fighting back to free Washington! This scene happens at the same time as the Siege to Null Fortress … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fear Itself: Act 2: Battle for Midgard, Part 1

DOOM POOL World-Wide Catastrophic: BUILDUP SCENES Action: Worthy Scene Aftermath (Optional Scene) Transition: The Shield Passes On Action: Siege on Null’s Fortress (Asgard Only) KEY SCENES Action: Avengers Assemble! Action: … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fear Itself: Act 1: The Rise of the Serpent, Part 2

ACTION – SKADI AND THE SERPENT TOMB (Asgard Only) Skadi’s first urge is to search for her father’s tomb, in order to break him free after years of banishment. Skadi … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fear Itself: Act 1: The Rise of the Serpent, Part 1

ACT I – THE RISE OF THE SERPENT DOOM POOL World-Wide High Stakes: BUILDUP SCENES Action: Democracy Fails Action: Fortress Null (Asgard Only) Transition: Earth Downfall Action: Skadi and the … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

Event: Fear Itself: Introduction

Just after getting Plot Points back up off the ground a couple months ago, we were contacted by a great guy, Mirko Esposito. He had for us an incredible event: … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · 3 Comments

Marvel Dice Masters: An Introduction

I picked up Dice Masters about a year ago when it was first released, and really enjoyed it. Having a lack of fellow players kept me from really getting into … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reskinning Marvel Heroic: Not Just for Superheroes

When you breakdown almost any game (especially RPG) they are composed basically of a mathematical framework (crunch) and a layer of cosmetic flavoring (flumph). Usually actions and conflicts are resolved … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 8 Comments

Hero Datafile: Bumblebee

It’s everyone’s favorite Transformer, Bumblebee. A skilled infiltrator, Bumblebee is often harassed by the other Transformers due to his size. Never fear, this little guy packs a big punch. Thanks … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Hero Datafile: Ratchet

Give me another Transformers datafile, stat! It’s time to bring in the Autobots’ resident medic and biomechanic, Ratchet. In the original Transformers cartoon, a.k.a. “Generation 1,” Ratchet was kept extremely … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hero Datafiles: Prowl and Jazz

Howdy, True Believers! Yesterday, Mark brought us the beefy and impressive datafile for Optimus Prime, leader of the Autobots. As powerful as Optimus Prime is however, he is nothing without his … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hero Datafile: Optimus Prime

Optimus Prime, the leader of the Autobots, and one of the most powerful Transformers in existence. Optimus was merely a civilian on Cybertron before he was chosen by the Matrix … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 4 Comments

Team Milestones: Autobots

Happy Milestone Monday, everyone! In 2007, prior to the Civil War, the New Avengers teamed up with the Autobots in Latveria to take down a nefarious Decepticon plot. The comic … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · 3 Comments

Hero Datafile: Brother Voodoo

Back from the dead and walking through the misty passageways of Son of Monster Week is Jericho Drumm, Brother Voodoo. The supreme Houngan from Haiti, Jericho’s mystical prowess grew over … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hero Datafile: Ghost Rider (Robbie Reyes)

Continuing the Son of Monster Week! Robbie Reyes was a normal teenage kid in a really bad neighborhood in Los Angeles. It’s not completely his fault that the zoomy car he … Continue reading

February 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

Hero Datafile: Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze)

When we did our Monster Week back in December, many of you asked for more! So we’re delivering… the Son of Monster Week! Blazing a path for the rest to … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

After These Messages We’ll Be Right Back!

Hey everyone! We’re taking a quick week-long break to get caught up on everything. We’ve got some great stuff coming in, and want to provide you with the best quality … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · 5 Comments

Hero Datafile: Angela of Heven and Asgard

One of the major revelations of the last year related to the mysterious warrior Angela who had crossed into Earth-616 during the events of the Age of Ultron. She’s served alongside … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · 5 Comments

Datafiles: Loki, Hero or Villain?

The story of Loki, God of Mischief and son of Asgard by adoption and Jotunheim by blood, has been a twisting tale of nature versus nurture that has seen this … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

Watcher Datafiles: the Executioner and the Enchantress

A lady fair and her brutish protector, today’s Asgardian entries give us Skurge the Executioner and Amora the Enchantress. These two have been scheming behind the scenes of many terrible … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hero Datafiles: Sif and Valkyrie

In the halls of Asgard, a warrior is judged by their merit on the field of battle and there are few warriors as distinguished as these we present today. Lady … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Prithee See These Datafiles of Yon Warriors Three

Please away with us to the fabled lands of Asgard where heroes are mighty, monsters area deadly, and the mead is cold. Sure, Thor is the most well known hero … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Datafiles: Heimdall and the Frost Giants

What ho, Friends! This week the Asgardians get their place of prominence as is their due. Fitting that the first datafile we have is the first person you come to … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hero Datafile: The Spectacular Spider-Ham!

Today’s totem started life a little different than the rest of the ones we’ve seen. Peter started life as a spider minding his own business. When May Porker, the pig scientist, … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · 4 Comments

Hero Datafile: The Anarchic Spider-Man a.k.a. “Spider-Punk”

Spider-Verse Week 2 continues! Here’s one of the more popular characters to emerge from Spider-Verse: Hobie Brown of Earth-138. Nicknamed Spider-Punk in Amazing Spider-Man but actually called the Anarchic Spider-Man … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hero Datafile: Spider-UK

One of the first Spider-Totems to realize that something was truly amiss was William Braddock, Spider-UK from Earth-833. He reported to the Captain Britain Corps, who were distracted by worlds … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Datafiles: SP//dr and Aaron Aikman, The Spider-Man

Spider-Verse Week 2 continues! Today we look at two Spider-Heroes and their mechanized Spider Suits. It is time for SP//dr and The Spider-Man to web sling onto your tables. First … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Watcher Datafile: Solus, leader of the Inheritors

Howdy, True Believers! Guess what?! It’s time for Spider-Verse Week Part Deux! Back due to popular demand, here are more Spider-Men from all across the Multiverse! To start off this second … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Watcher Datafiles: The Power of the Dark Side

Facing off against the heroes of the Rebellion, you need some powerful and dark opponents. Here are the most powerful of Watcher datafiles  to throw against the heroes of the Rebel … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · 3 Comments

Watcher Datafiles: Forces of the Empire

The Rebels need something to rebel against and the forces of the Empire are legion. Here are some datafiles for Watchers to throw against Rebel forces trying to evade the long … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hero Datafiles and Item Power Sets: Han Solo, Chewbacca & The Millennium Falcon

Today, the Star Wars comic series by Marvel arrives in stores! I’ll be picking up a copy! Today we’ve got a scruffy looking, half-witted Nerf Herder and a Walking Carpet, … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Hero Datafiles: Princess Leia, C-3P0, and R2-D2

Howdy, True Believers! How about the great new datafiles and Item Power Sets we’ve had this week in celebration of Star Wars returning to Marvel? When most people think of Star … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 2 Comments

Hero Datafiles: Luke Skywalker, Wedge Antilles, and the X-Wings

In celebration of Marvel’s new Star Wars comic debuting this Wednesday, it’s Star Wars Week on Marvel Plot Points! We’re activating the hyperdrive and going straight to Luke Skywalker himself, … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Hero Datafile: Leonid

To wrap up 1950’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Week, we bring you Leonid.  All my life, every time I’ve ever believed in anything, or had faith that the future would get better for … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hero Datafile: Nathaniel Richards

The second half of the Stark/Richards team-up in Hickman’s S.H.I.E.L.D., Nathaniel Richards is a fascinating character. He appears (older than here) in many Fantastic Four books, sometimes acting as a … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hero Datafile: Howard Stark

The brilliant Howard Stark is a bit of an enigma: He has never been prominently featured in Marvel comics, mostly being alluded to and spoken of in the comics. Recently, … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hero Datafile: Peggy Carter

Tonight, Agent Carter premiers! Peggy is one of my favorite characters, both on film and television, as well as in the comics. She doesn’t take guff from anyone, and she’s … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · 4 Comments

Team Milestones: Brotherhood of the Shield

It’s 1950’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Week! This week kicks off the new Agent Carter TV series, so we decided to look at how different the 1950’s S.H.I.E.L.D. organization in the comics is … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

Hero Datafile: Scarlet Spider

The Spider-Verse arc has brought many versions of the webslinger together to face an overwhelming interdimensional threat to all who bear the image and spirit of the Spider. Straight from the … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

New Year, New Domain!

Welcome to MarvelPlotPoints.com! To kick off the new year and the resurrection of the site, we decided to register marvelplotpoints.com. Gone is our .wordpress.com site, (though that will redirect here). … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · 3 Comments

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