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Hero Datafile: Songbird

The Memorial Day holiday put this week’s Monday Milestones tie-in file off a day. Songbird is one of the longest tenured members of the Thunderbolts, so I thought she was … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · 4 Comments

Printer-Friendly Datafiles [Updated]

**UPDATE** If you mouse-over the Hero Datafiles page you will see a pop-out for a page with all the printer-friendly versions that are available. I won’t be posting updates every time I … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · 20 Comments

Monday Milestones: Thunderbolts

Where is Andrew again? I think that this time he may be in trouble since he went rogue on us! Maybe, if he comes up with a cool datafile on … Continue reading

May 28, 2012 · 6 Comments

Secret War: The Final Truth

Type: Transition Time set: Present. The scene starts right after the heroes overcome Lucia, either letting the explosion go off or preventing it. The Truth is Finally Out At this point … Continue reading

May 25, 2012 · 5 Comments

Hero Datafile: Red Hulk

Still need more Hulk? Have a Red Hulk! Red Hulk was introduced in Hulk #1 (2008). His human identity was unknown–to characters and readers–until the World War Hulks storyline in 2010. He … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · 8 Comments

Hero Datafiles: Banner and Hulk

Many classic and beloved Marvel characters were left out the basic game. Guys like, Silver Surfer, Dr. Strange, Thor, Nick Fury, Cable, Deadpool,  and Hulk. We have been slowly fixing … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · 18 Comments

Secret War Action Scene: Stop the Bomb

Time Set: Present Distinctions & Complications Distinction: Aftermath of a Battle Distinction: Nightfall Complication: Fleeing Patients and Doctors – D8 Buildup: Getting to the Action This scene starts just after … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Event Art: Secret War She-Hulk

Here’s something new we’re trying. I have a dream to create art for comics/games. We were kicking around some ideas and I threw out the idea that I’d like to … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · 5 Comments

Hero Datafile: Black Bolt

Here’s this week’s Monday Milestone tie-in datafile: Black Bolt! On this one I really tried to capture how devastating his power can be, but also how dangerous it is for him to use … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · 4 Comments

Monday Milestones: The Inhumans

This week’s Milestones are for the mighty Inhumans! The Inhumans were introduced in Fantastic Four #45 all the way back in 1965. They’ve gone on the have a couple runs of their … Continue reading

May 21, 2012 · 4 Comments

Plot Points Poll: Next Plot Points Event

Since we are coming to the end of our Secret War event, we are starting to think about what we are going to do next. That’s where you come in. … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · 37 Comments

Hero Datafile: Deadpool

Here’s a bonus datafile to go with the X-Force Team Milestones. Do I really need to say anything about ‘Pool? By the way, you can blame Seamus for that one … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · 16 Comments

Secret War Transition Scene: Throne Room Encounter and Fury’s Failsafe

Time Set: Past Type: Transition This Scene requires 2 Plot Points to unlock. This is the final Scene of the Past arc. It occurs chronologically after the Assault on Castle … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Secret War Action Scene: Assault on Castle Doom

-Time Set: Past -Type: Action This scene requires a number of Plot Points equal to the number of player characters to unlock. Buildup: Getting to the Action Open this scene … Continue reading

May 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Secret War Transition Scene: Lucia’s Monologue

-Time Set: Present -Type: Transition Use this scene to move from the massive ambush attack at the hospital to either Assault on Castle Doom in the Past, or Stopping the … Continue reading

May 16, 2012 · 4 Comments

Secret War Action Scene: Throwdown at the Hospital

Buildup: Getting to the Action This scene will begin immediately after either The Hospital or Gathering the Team Transition Scenes, depending on how your group progresses through the event. Characters … Continue reading

May 15, 2012 · 6 Comments

Hero Datafile: Angel/Archangel

The Monday Milestones tie-in datafile this week is Angel/Archangel. This character is one that seems to get a different treatment depending on who is writing him. I chose to stat … Continue reading

May 15, 2012 · 8 Comments

Secret War Transition Scene: The Hospital

-Time Set: Present -Type: Transition This scene, chronologically, takes place immediately after the Ambush action scene. It’s entirely possible, however, that they’ve unlocked the Gathering the Team transition scene by … Continue reading

May 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

Monday Milestones: X-Force

This week’s Monday Milestones are for the group you call when somebody absolutely, positively needs to be dead: X-Force! Obviously, these are for the newer incarnation of the team, a.k.a. Cyclops … Continue reading

May 14, 2012 · 5 Comments

Secret War Villain Datafiles: Lucia Von Bardas

In the special double Plot Points feature, we present you with both versions of the main bad guy (or gal) in the Secret War event – Lucia von Bardas. The … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 7 Comments

Hero Datafile: Rogue

This datafile was requested by Brian Liberge back when I did Gambit’s datafile. I finally got around to creating it. Rogue has always been one of my favorites. Probably from … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · 15 Comments

Updates From the Bullpen

We wanted to take a minute to update you all on some things, and let you know about some stuff that has been going on behind the scenes here at … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · 4 Comments

Hero Datafile: Shiver Man

Reader Shawn Schmitting won one of our contests to have us create a datafile for a character of his choice. He proceeded to choose one of the most obscure characters … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · 3 Comments

Hero Datafile: Moon Knight

Marc Spector one of the most complex, yet underrated characters of the Marvel pantheon. He has been a mercenary, taxi driver, millionaire, film-maker, as well as a vengeful masked vigilante; … Continue reading

May 8, 2012 · 8 Comments

Monday Milestones: The Secret Avengers

This week’s Monday Milestones are for a relatively new team: The Secret Avengers! Created by Steve Rogers shortly after he is made director of SHIELD, the Secret Avengers are the … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · 5 Comments

Announcing the Plot Points Twitter Account

Greetings True Believers! This is just a quick post to let you all know that we have created a Twitter account for the blog. We’ll all be tweeting from it … Continue reading

May 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Hero Datafile: Vision

To close out Avengers Week (hopefully you’ll get to go see the movie this weekend), we’re presenting you with that amazing android, Vision! Vision is the Avengers’ version of the … Continue reading

May 4, 2012 · 15 Comments

Action Scene: Attack on Avengers Mansion

Avengers Week brings us an Action Scene, set in the Avengers Mansion. This is a quick little scene, utilizing some of the stuff we’ve presented in the past. This scene … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Villain Datafile: Loki

To carry on with Avengers Week, we bring you Loki, god of mischief and lies! Kneel before him! I had a fun time putting this one together, as he’s got … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · 14 Comments

Hero Datafile: Agent Coulson

This week’s Monday Milestone tie-in datafile is none other than the Son of Coul himself, SHIELD Agent Phil Coulson! When I started this datafile, Coulson wasn’t in the “616” continuity. Then … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · 13 Comments

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