Marvel Plot Points

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

Action Scene: Loki And The Black Widow On The Helicarrier

“Regimes fall every day. I tend not to weep over that, I’m Russian, or I was.” “And what are you now?” “It’s really not that complicated. I’ve got red in my … Continue reading

March 6, 2019 · 1 Comment

Hero Datafile: Agent May

How about that mid-season finale? Am I right? Anyhow, today, for your HYDRA-whooping pleasure, we present Agent May. She’s always played to me like another Black Widow, so you may … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · 5 Comments

Damage Control: New Powers and SFX (Part 2)

Last time, I worked out a couple power trait home rules that have been out there. A good reading of the rules shows them to be unnecessary. Now, I will … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · 8 Comments

Damage Control: New Powers and SFX (Part 1)

I want to start this series off  with a discussion about Power Sets. Some of the things I have found outline powers and abilities that are missing from Marvel Heroic Roleplaying … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · 6 Comments

Damage Control: An Introduction

Now that the game has been out of print (plus whatever the digital equivalent is), I have been searching around for resources for the game. Mainly I’ve been looking around … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · 5 Comments

Specific Rules Questions: Chases and Throwing One Character at Another

I’m noticing certain trends now that Marvel Heroic Roleplaying has passed on. Some time has passed and fans of the game are emerging. With this emergence I am seeing a surge … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · 5 Comments

Structuring Events the Marvel Movie Way

If any of you out there are like me, you can’t get enough of the movies and TV shows coming out of Marvel Studios. There are plenty of superhero movies … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Road to Civil War: Punisher’s War Journal

Hey, gang. We had a run-up session to Civil War some time ago run by our very own Andrew Gatlin. You can see his summary of it here. Now, whenever I have … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · 3 Comments

Hero Datafile: Skrullian Skymaster

Today in our ongoing series on the Squadron Supreme, we present the Skrullian Skymaster, Marvel’s answer to the Martian Manhunter. Skymax has been a particular challenge, especially when working on … Continue reading

August 8, 2012 · 7 Comments

Hero Datafile: Doctor Spectrum

Here, in honor of our Squadron Supreme thrust, we present Doctor Spectrum, Earth-712’s Green Lantern. Part of the fun of working on the Squadron Supreme is that it gives some … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · 7 Comments

Pet Avengers Unlockables

Here are the unlockables associated with our Pet Avengers Mini-Event. While the Event itself may not be all that big, these can be useful if you’re playing this as a … Continue reading

July 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Pet Avengers Action Scene: The Baxter Building

Here it is, the one you’ve all been waiting for, the final Action Scene that pits the heroes against a villain that none are prepared to face. A former heroic … Continue reading

July 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pet Avengers: Mind Gem Item Power Set

I must apologize up front: This is an idea that came to me late in the game. We introduced this event by saying that the heroes got together through the … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · 10 Comments

Pet Avengers Action Scene: The Stark Warehouse

“Let’s just say Tony Stark’s warehouse manager should invest in bigger locks.” The Punisher One of the first things the Pet Avengers need to do after battling apes on the … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · 8 Comments

Hero Datafile: Sinister Six Bonanza!

Hey everybody. So we’ve had a bit of a dropoff this week. What better can be said than, “Life happens.” We didn’t quite get around to all the Sinister Six … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · 3 Comments

Announcements: Pet Avengers on Hold (Plus Some Notes), Sinister Six Week

  Today is a quick post. Just to keep you all tuned in. First, the Pet Avengers. Overall, the response to our little micro-event has been great. We’re happy with … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 3 Comments

Why You HAVE TO Go and Make Things So Complicated

Complications. People often wonder why we should use them. They don’t seem to offer much mechanically to a conflict, other than a possible fourth (or more) type of stress. It’s true that … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 · 13 Comments

Pet Avengers Action Scene: Moon of the Apes

While in Lockjaw’s doghouse, the heroes hear a strange sound. It is the sound of a great many apes approaching. Long ago, the Red Ghost tried invading the Moon to … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · 4 Comments

Hero Datafile: Tippy Toe

Today, Plot Points presents Tippy Toe, Squirrel Girl’s pet sidekick. We’ve appropriated her to be a new member of the Pet Avengers for a few reasons that we outlined in the buildup … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Event Art: Ms. Lion as Captain Universe

Here we are for another installment of Event Art. Today we present to you an image of Ms. Lion with the powers of Captain Universe. Ms. Lion is a classic example … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 4 Comments

Pet Avengers Event Buildup

On to the first Scene from our Pet Avengers event. This scene assumes that players have chosen both Tippy Toe and Lockheed. If they haven’t, this can just be narrated … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · 3 Comments

Hero Datafile: Ms. Lion

Today we bring you Ms. Lion, Marvel’s first cross-dressing dog. We took a slightly different angle on Ms. Lion than you might expect. The problem with this pooch is that … Continue reading

June 8, 2012 · 9 Comments

Announcing The Pet Avengers: Civil War

Lockheed the Dragon and Tippy Toe the Squirrel have a run-in with the Infinity Mind Gem. What they see frightens them. The Civil war threatens all heroes, be they pro-registration … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · 23 Comments

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: 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

Item Power Set: The Crimson Gem of Cyttorak

Hey, everybody. I’m Seamus. The new guy. I’m a contributor over at, where I write under the handle “The Opportunist”. I have recently become a huge fan of Marvel Heroic … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · 12 Comments

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