Marvel Plot Points

A fan site for the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Game by Margaret Weis Productions

Announcing: Secret War, a Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Event by Plot Points

  When Nick Fury discovers a disturbing connection between many of Marvel’s deadliest villains, he assembles a ragtag team of the Marvel Universe’s most misunderstood heroes for a secret mission … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 10 Comments

Change to Our AvX Plans

Sorry to build everyone’s hopes up, then let them down. We’ll be holding off on the Avengers vs. X-Men series. After a lot of discussion between myself and my contributors, … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · 6 Comments

Avengers Vs. X-Men: Overview

It’s coming… The big Marvel Event of the year is Avengers vs. X-Men. The Phoenix Force is returning to Earth in search of Hope, whom some say is the Mutant … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · 11 Comments

Big Happenings at Margaret Weis Productions Website

If you haven’t been, you need to head over to the MWP website. Now. They’ve got new content! Specifically, they have a brand new Random Datafile Generator! Get your dice … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · 3 Comments

Sideways Development – The Marvel Way to Level Up

Editor’s note: I’d like to welcome our newest contributor, Filipe Mascarenhas from distant Brazil! Welcome to the crew, Felipe. You can see Felipe’s bio over on our Contact Us page. … Continue reading

March 28, 2012 · 15 Comments

Hero Datafile: She-Hulk

Here’s this week’s hero datafile tie-in to the Monday Milestones post. After the Secret Wars, Ben Grimm took an extended leave from the Fantastic Four and recruited She-Hulk as his replacement. … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · 7 Comments

Monday Milestones (Giant-Sized Edition): The Fantastic Four

This week’s Monday Milestone brings you Marvel’s First Family: The Fantastic Four. I ended up with three milestone paths that I liked for the FF, and I just couldn’t decide which … Continue reading

March 26, 2012 · 7 Comments

Hero Datafile: Nightcrawler

We’ve had several people asking for a datafile for the fuzzy, blue elf. So, here he is: Nightcrawler. Enjoy.

March 23, 2012 · 13 Comments

Transition Roleplay: Captain America and Mr. Fantastic

Seamus Corbett, one of the players in the last couple games I ran, decided to write up a scene that took place between his character, Captain America, and Adam’s character, … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · 3 Comments

Item Power Set: Symbiote

The Symbiote has been a popular “character” since its debut in the 1980’s. In recent years, its abilities have been expanded and further explained, including its ability to leech off … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

Hero Datafile: Psylocke

As requested by reader Jason Seas. Here is the datafile for Psylocke. Jason requested the power set of the character shortly after her transformation into Lady Mandarin. That coincides with how she … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · 6 Comments

Villain Datafile: Ronan the Accuser

While Margaret Weis Productions is hard at work on statting up the various cosmic heroes and villains of Annihilation, I decided to create a Cosmic Villain Datafile of my own, … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · 3 Comments

Hero Datafile: Hawkeye

This week’s Monday Milestone tie-in datafile is the World’s Greatest Marksman: Hawkeye! Like I mentioned Monday, I had a blast designing Hawkeye’s datafile. These panels gave me a ton of inspiration. … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 19 Comments

Monday Milestones: The Avengers

It’s time for another Monday Milestone! This week we’ve got THE iconic Marvel team: The Avengers. I have to say, I had a lot of fun coming up with these … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · 10 Comments

Play This Universe: Earth-98 (Realtime)

There are a massive amount of Marvel Universes out there. Most people know of the primary Marvel Universe, designated 616, as well as the film universe, which includes Iron Man, … Continue reading

March 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

Actual Play: Into the Savage Land

Last night, a few guys and I got together to play the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Game on Google+. I had initially planned on running The Moon is a Lonely Place … Continue reading

March 15, 2012 · 13 Comments

Item Power Set: Cosmic Control Rod

Welcome back! This week’s Item Power Set comes to us from the Negative Zone. The Cosmic Control Rod is the source of Annihilus’s power, but also his greatest weakness. If … Continue reading

March 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Online DM Presents Marvel Heroic Framework for MapTool

The Online Dungeon Master (who’s site I designed), has written up some amazing code for the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Game. He’s on his second draft now, and he’s made a … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

Avengers Assemble! Join Us for Some Online Gaming

Your two writers, Mark and Andrew, will be playing the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Game on Wednesday night at 9:30 CST on Google+. Please join us as we play through a … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · 23 Comments

Hero Datafile: Gambit

Well, as I mentioned on Monday, we are going to be offering hero datafiles related to our Monday Milestones articles. The milestone set this week is for the X-Men. So … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · 25 Comments

Basic Game Books On Their Way!

Today, Cam Banks, the Lead Designer for the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Game posted up pictures of the Basic Game books arriving at the MWP studio. With his permission, here’s one … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Monday Milestones: The X-Men

Welcome to the first in a new series of posts that will offer new Milestone options for your Marvel Heroic Roleplaying characters! Greetings fellow True Believers! My name is Andrew … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · 10 Comments

Item Power Set: Cosmic Cube

There are few things in the universe that compare to the sheer power of a Cosmic Cube. Welcome to the first in a series: Item Power Sets. Item Power Sets … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

First Play: Breakout

Last night I played a game of the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying game with  Christopher Ruthenbeck (the Watcher), Adam Minnie (Thing and Watcher), Kurt Schubach (Iron Fist), Dennis Moore (Spider-Man) and Donald … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · 10 Comments

Borrowing Ideas From the Comics

The PDF of the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying Game is out. You want to play. How do you come up with a plot for your game? Here’s your answer. Steal from the … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 3 Comments

My Tabletop Setup

Today I thought I’d show you what I’ve been working on with my Marvel Heroic board. The art on the building is modified to fit from WorldWorks Games. Someone in … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Sliding Timeline of the Marvel Universe

Marvel has what’s known as a “sliding timeline”. Unlike DC, which just likes to reset the universe every couple of years, Marvel characters slowly age as time goes on. It … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Marvel Event Books

Margaret Weis Productions announced their MARVEL HEROES Events here. Basically, the Events are adventures for the game, but come in a variety of books, depending on what you need. Essential Editions … Continue reading

March 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

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