Kang. One of my favorite villains. And for… reasons, I knew he HAD to become a Watcher Datafile. I hoped to make him an Avengers-level threat, but if he needs … Continue reading
Sam Johnson, a longtime reader of Plot Points, has sent along an amazing walkthrough of the mechanics of Marvel Heroic, alongside a descriptive scene. You can read the scene down … Continue reading
Captain America is dead. Your heroes are carrion. Your systems lie in ruin. I have ended your whole world… simply to send a message. And I haven’t even begun. Do … Continue reading
In the year 20XX, Danielle Cage had become Captain America, having inherited the powers of both of her parents, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones. She was also a member of … Continue reading
In an alternate universe where Captain America was never frozen in ice at the end of World War II, Steve Rogers and the Allied resistance fighter Agent Peggy Carter helped … Continue reading
Back in 2013 (wow, have we been around so long?!), Ryan Goodman published The Tape, a Hawkeye event. We’re republishing it now. You can, of course, play with any of … Continue reading
After yesterday’s Tracksuit Draculas, you’re gonna need a ride to get away from their Minis. Enter: Cherry, the most beautiful ride to grace our website. I wanted to give an … Continue reading
Lucky is one of the first characters you meet in the Fraction/Aja series, and would fit right into the Pet Avengers we’ve presented here on Plot Points before.
I’m very excited for the new Hawkeye series they’re working on for Disney+. Soon, we’ll see Hawkeye and Hawkeye at work. Kate Bishop is a fierce combatant, ready to save … Continue reading
We’re doing Hawkeye week! My favorite comic book series is now ready for Marvel Heroic. We’re starting off with “Hawkguy”.
With a simple set of glasses, Peter Parker has a powerful resource at his command. Now, any other MCU hero (or villain) can claim that power as well.
Night Monkey makes his debut with the Stealth Suit, alongside the suit Peter Parker creates on his way to the final battle with Mysterio in London.
Excelsior! We’re hitting the final week of the MCU! This week is Far From Home Week. Today, Jayson has brought us two Spider-Suits for Spider-Man to swap out. These two … Continue reading
Professor Hulk is ready to save the day, having finally resolved the dichotomy between his two personalities. Bonus Content: Hulk’s Endgame Because absolutely no one asked for it, here’s a … Continue reading
When covering Dr. Strange week, we didn’t cover the powerful Ancient One. If you’re gonna send Steve Rogers to Kamar-Taj in your own Marvel Cinematic Universe, you’re gonna need someone … Continue reading
In the big dramatic final scene of Endgame, Howard makes a tiny cameo, arriving with the Ravagers. Now that he’s here on Earth, he’s ready to thrive in this strange … Continue reading
Sorry about the delay! This week, we’re hitting the ground running with our final Datafiles the MCU. We’ve got a few this week, then some Far From Home datafiles following. … Continue reading
I thnk we can all agree as to who is the most important character in Captain Marvel, right? That’s right, our beloved Flerkin. Here we have him as a watcher … Continue reading
Captain Marvel has finally arrived, ready to kick ass and lay waste to Skrull, Kree and Titan alike.
Ghost makes a great villain for low-level heroes. I’d love to see her up against Spider-Man or the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. sometime.
It’s about damn time! The Wasp swoops into Marvel Heroic with her Wasp Stingers ready to kick some ass. Enjoy.
Here he is. This is what the whole thing has led up to. I had to completely redesign the layout in order to fit all of his abilities into here. … Continue reading
Before we see the Mad Titan himself, we’re bringing you the Gauntlet to explain a bit of its mechanics. The Gauntlet is essentially useless without any stones. In fact, if … Continue reading
The endless hordes of Thanos make for an incredible set piece. Surrounded by multiple datafiles of Outriders as well as the Black Order, the heroes will find themselves in quite … Continue reading
The most vicious of the Black Order, Corvus Glaive is a terrifying force to be reckoned with. Paired up with Proxima Midnight, the duo should put the fear of God … Continue reading
Proxima Midnight is one of my favorite members of the Black Order. She is more than just a generic villain. She deeply cares for Corvus Glaive, willing to draw Thanos’s … Continue reading
Able to stand toe-to-toe with most Avengers, Cull Obsidian is a wall the heroes will have to get through to battle the other members of the Black Order.
The Herald of Thanos is deeply devoted and loyal to the Mad Titan, having served him since his own planet was decimated. Granted telekinetic powers, he now traverses the galaxy, … Continue reading
Erik Killmonger is a deadly warrior, capable of standing toe-to-toe with any hero in the MCU. Cunning and ruthless, he will do whatever it takes to show the world what … Continue reading
General Okoye is the commander of Wakanda’s Dora Milaje. She is a fearsome warrior in her own right, ready to do whatever is necessary to keep her people safe.
T’Challa’s younger sister is a scientific genius, bringing new prosperity to Wakanda, even as she seeks out knowledge of the outside world. She stands fiercely loyal to her brother, and … Continue reading
Starting next week, we begin pushing through to the end of Phase 3 of the MCU. I wanted to give you a look at what we’re looking ahead to: Black … Continue reading
We’re going to take another little break in order to get caught up to complete the MCU Sourcebook. We’re in the Endgame now, and want to make sure that these … Continue reading
I love Valkyrie. When I submitted to become an official writer for Marvel Heroic, Cam Banks told me to create a Valkyrie datafile, complete with history and milestones. I knew … Continue reading
Adrian Toomes brought a whole new layer of detail to the MCU, conflicting with Damage Control, aquiring his suit from The Tinkerer, and working alongside Shocker. Toomes is incredibly sinister … Continue reading
The MCU Spider-Man has got to be my very favorite interpretation of the character. He’s snarky, excitable, completely out of his depth, and just BARELY making it by. This version … Continue reading
Ego is one of the most powerful beings we’ve seen in the MCU. As a result, he should be pretty tricky for the heroes to overcome. I’ve set up a … Continue reading
The tragic daughter of Thanos, seeking revenge for the horrific abuse she suffered under his tutelage. Nebula is now one of the Guardians of the Galaxy, and may have found … Continue reading
I’m gonna be honest, I didn’t know much about Mordo prior to the film, but Chiwetel Ejiofor is one of my favorite actors, and he was great in this role. … Continue reading
Kaecilius is a servant of Dormammu, bound to him, believing the only way to save the universe is to allow Dormammu to consume the world into his being. His Zealots … Continue reading
Thanos told Doctor Strange it would be “mercy” to kill half of all life in the universe in an instant, but with planets separated by billions of light years that … Continue reading
Doctor Strange is one of my favorite standalone MCU films. Benedict Cumberbatch brings it, is completely convincing, and, if asked which hero I’d most like to gain the powers of… … Continue reading
I think Zemo may be my favorite villain in the MCU. A regular man, pushed to the brink by the uncaring world, seeking revenge for his family. He’ll stop at … Continue reading
Nathan Dowdell is bringing his A-Game again as he brings us Ant Man once again, now with his incredible Something Kinda Big power set! And a new Milestone centered around … Continue reading
We’re bringing T’Challa into the story during Civil War week, as this is his first appearance, and one of his Milestones is specifically focused on the actions of Civil War. … Continue reading
Darren Cross, a brilliant businessman and megalomaniacal scientist. He’s especially dangerous as his mind degrades without the help of Hank’s suit. While he was collapsed into nothingness with the events … Continue reading
The smallest hero in the MCU is here, having stolen the Pym-Tech Ant Man suit from Hank Pym (or so he thinks). Big thanks to Nathan for creating this datafile, … Continue reading
The most dangerous AI on Earth has been unleashed on the Avengers. You can see, he’s designed to be an absolute beast to fight.
The proud brother of Scarlet Witch is arriving, fast as lighting. Maybe in your own campaign, Quicksilver will survive. Bullets aren’t always lethal, right?
Wanda Maximoff, given powers beyond comprehension by the Mind Stone, steps forth, ready to protect those she loves, in particular, her brother, Pietro.
And now, the most… POWERful of the Infinity encasements in the set… The Power Stone has shown itself to be unusually volatile, and quite dangerous for anyone to handle, so … Continue reading
We’ve got two Guardians today, due to still needing to squeeze one more post in this week. As I said before, it’s a busy, busy week. Enjoy!
Drax is ready to kick names and take ass. He’s designed to be a brick shithouse, ready to pummel anyone he encounters.
She’s called the Deadliest Woman in the Universe. After being sacrificed for Thanos’ whims, let’s look back at a simpler time, when she first joined the Guardians.
Who? We’re back! Getting caught up on posts in order to bring you the rest of the MCU! This week’s a big one, with all of the Guardians, along with … Continue reading
We’re running behind on production of the MCU right now, so give us a few weeks and we’ll be back to your regularly scheduled programming with the Guardians of the … Continue reading
The best friend of Steve Rogers has returned, and he is NOT happy. Spoiler! Bucky Barnes is Winter Soldier! Enjoy!
On your left, we have Falcon, the winged wonder. Sam Wilson brought a much-needed everyman to the universe, a man without powers who is incredibly competent at his job. I … Continue reading
Malekith the Accursed is a dangerous foe, banished in ages past by Bor, lord of Asgard. Now his son sits on the throne, and Malekith seeks to plunge the whole … Continue reading
The Aether allows anyone to shape the universe to their will. During the Convergence, Malekith planned to plunge the Nine Realms back into darkness, converting the universe into Dark Matter.
Loki, God of Mischief and Lies appears now as both a hero and a watcher character. Loki is the adopted brother of Thor, and the son of Odin. I’ve assembled … Continue reading
I absolutely loved the twist found in Iron Man 3 with the Mandarin. When building these two datafiles, I wanted to see what I could do to make Ben Kingsley’s … Continue reading
The House Party Protocol was one of the coolest moments of Iron Man 3. I decided to stat up a few of the suits, and give Tony Stark the ability … Continue reading
Rhodey returns with a new paint job, and some new milestones! The Iron Patriot serves as an icon for America, while still trying to help his friend Tony find his … Continue reading
The Chitauri are servants of Thanos, helping him conquer many planets across the universe. The army was given to Loki to command in order to conquer Earth. Thanos’s true goal, … Continue reading
Thanos loaned out one of the Infinity Stones in order to help claim a second. He wasn’t expecting it to fall into the hands of S.H.I.E.L.D. The Mind Stone hidden … Continue reading
Clint Barton just wants to get this job done so he can get home to his family, but a chance encounter with Loki’s Scepter has different plans…
Natasha Romanov has a lot of ghosts in her closet, and as one of two lone unpowered humans on the team, she has to prove herself more than anything. This … Continue reading
One of the most vile of all the MCU villains, the Red Skull is the Obegruppenfuhrer of Hydra, an organization created by an alien entity in ancient days, now serving … Continue reading
The Tesseract, the first of the Infinity Stones to be seen, is an incredibly powerful artifact. Whoever takes control of this is incredibly powerful and should be approached with caution. … Continue reading
The First Avenger arrives in his World War II form. Fresh from the Super-Soldier program, Cap prepares to take the battle directly to the Red Skull, the Nazis, and Hydra. … Continue reading
The Guardian of the Vault of Asgard is a fearsome creature, ready to deploy just as the doom pool has reached a critical mass to make it all the more … Continue reading
I SAY THEE NAY! Thor has descended the Einstein-Rosen Bridge to Midgard, ready to deal destruction on the enemies of Asgard. He’s all prepared to set up the Unworthy story … Continue reading
Ivan Vanko blames Howard Stark for his father’s failure, and has decided to seek revenge on Tony Stark. This datafile has two separate power sets. When Whiplash was first encountered, … Continue reading
James Rhodes finally got a chance to take a spin in a new set of Iron Man Armor designed for maximum firepower. Rhodey is one of my favorite non-main characters … Continue reading
Is Hulk really the Strongest There Is? Now we can see, as Emil Blonsky takes the field. After his defeat in Brooklyn, Blonsky was put on ice in a S.H.I.E.L.D. … Continue reading
SMASH! It’s The Incredible Hulk week, and we’re kicking it off by adapting our old Datafile of The Hulk using Felipe’s older datafile. I’ve tweaked it only a little, as … Continue reading
To finish out our Iron Man week, we have the dreaded Iron Monger! Obadiah Stane moved behind the scenes to dispatch with Tony Stark and take control of Stark Industries, … Continue reading
Taking a momentary diversion… The Kickstarter for the full Sentinels Comics RPG has arrived on Kickstarter. Sentinels Comics is based on the Sentinels of the Multiverse card game universe. As … Continue reading
We’re kicking off the MCU Sourcebook with the founder of the MCU: Iron Man. Here we find Tony Stark in his Mk III armor, ready to rock and roll. This … Continue reading
Monday kicks off the beginning of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Sourcebook with Iron Man and his first foe. Before that, I wanted to share a great video I found talking … Continue reading
Greetings and welcome to the new year. We have big plans! This year, we will be rolling out the Marvel Cinematic Universe sourcebook. Over the course of a few months, … Continue reading
Face front, True Believers! As you recall, we previously covered the whole of Spider-Verse, so I wanted to share a large list collecting links to all our previous posts so … Continue reading
As I’m sure you’ve now seen the news that Stan Lee has passed. We here at Plot Points are very sad to see him go. Stan Lee, alongside Jack Kirby, … Continue reading
After a lot of time and work, I’ve managed to create a Word Doc (.docx) that closely matches the standard Marvel Plot Points Datafile template that we’ve used for years. … Continue reading
In case you were unaware, SUE the T-Rex is currently playing Marvel Heroic over on her Twitter account. This is very exciting for everyone involved, but especially us, because she … Continue reading
Is there anyone cooler in the Marvel Cinematic Universe than Peggy Carter? You can imagine my excitement when I saw that the Puzzle Quest app game featured, with a ton … Continue reading
Back when we were working on the Secret War event, we created the Life Model Decoy power set. With the resurgence of interest in Life Model Decoys, we wanted to … Continue reading
If you’ve been watching Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., you know that everybody’s after this thing! S.H.I.E.L.D. has it, robots want it, anti-Inhuman paramilitary groups want it… It’s been a mess. Well, … Continue reading
A few days back, one of our devoted readers, Bl00dwerK, asked us to design a datafile for his favorite mutant, Tempus. Before we could even respond, another one of our readers, … Continue reading
We’ve got datafiles for Ms. Marvel (Carol Danvers) in the official Marvel Heroic rulebooks, and we’ve got Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan) here, but I realized that we don’t have Carol … Continue reading
Have you been reading Karnak? It’s one of Marvel’s best series right now. Really top-notch stuff. I was excited to create Karnak here once I realized we didn’t have a … Continue reading
Hey everyone! It’s been about a week since we first showed off the new datafile format and we want your feedback! Which do you prefer? This will help us decide … Continue reading
I’m so excited to write Hope’s datafile. She’s one of my favorite mutants, and her Messiah saga was a brilliant storyline. She’s a fascinating mutant with the perfect power for … Continue reading
The sister of Colossus has been through a lot. A member of the New Mutants, dead, ruler of Limbo. She’s been a busy lady, and now a member of the … Continue reading
Здравствуйте, comrades! Colossus, when finally given the chance to repair the world and protect mutantkind, leaps at the chance to do so. Enjoy the datafile, courtesy of Mirko.