What If… Steve Rogers was The HYDRA Stomper?
You thought Peggy was going to fight Nazis on her own? Never! Thanks to Nathan Dowdell for another fantastic datafile!
What If… Peggy Carter was Captain Carter?
We’ve previously made a Peggy Carter as Captain America datafile, but with a brand new version in “Marvel: What If?” our good friend Nathan Dowdell has been creating a huge … Continue reading
Time. Space. Reality. It’s more than a linear path. It’s a prism of endless possibility, where a single choice can branch off into infinite realities, creating alternate worlds from the … Continue reading
Item Power Set: E.D.I.T.H. (MCU)
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.
Item Power Sets: S.H.I.E.L.D. Stealth Suit and Legacy Suit (MCU)
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.
Item Power Sets: Spider-Man Homemade Suit and Iron Spider Suit (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: Professor Hulk (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: The Ancient One (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: Howard the Duck (MCU)
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
“Whatever it takes.”
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
Watcher Character/Item Power Set: Goose (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: Captain Marvel (MCU)
Captain Marvel has finally arrived, ready to kick ass and lay waste to Skrull, Kree and Titan alike.
Watcher Datafile: Ghost (MCU)
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.
Hero Datafile: Wasp (MCU)
It’s about damn time! The Wasp swoops into Marvel Heroic with her Wasp Stingers ready to kick some ass. Enjoy.
Watcher Datafile: Thanos (MCU)
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
Item Power Set: Infinity Gauntlet (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Corvus Glaive (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Proxima Midnight (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Cull Obsidian (MCU)
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.
Watcher Datafile: Ebony Maw (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Killmonger (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: Okoye (MCU)
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.
Hero Datafile: Shuri (MCU)
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
“We’re in the Endgame Now”
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
Please Stand By
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
Watcher Datafile: Hela (MCU)
The Queen has arrived.
Watcher Character: Vulture (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: Spider-Man (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Ego (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: Nebula (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Mordo (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile Kaecilius (MCU)
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
Item Power Set: Eye of Agamotto (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: Doctor Strange (MCU)
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
MCU Breakout Mini-Event
For the Marvel Heroic RPG, the Mini-Event Breakout was our first ever foray into the game system, and launched our Heroic adventures thereafter. The story of heroes rallying to stop … Continue reading
Watcher Datafile: Zemo (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile (Giant) Ant Man (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: Black Panther (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Yellowjacket (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: Ant Man (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Ultron (MCU)
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.
Hero Datafile: Quicksilver (MCU)
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?
Hero Datafile: Scarlet Witch (MCU)
Wanda Maximoff, given powers beyond comprehension by the Mind Stone, steps forth, ready to protect those she loves, in particular, her brother, Pietro.
Item Power Set: The Orb (MCU)
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
Hero Character: Rocket and Groot (MCU)
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!
Hero Character: Drax (MCU)
Drax is ready to kick names and take ass. He’s designed to be a brick shithouse, ready to pummel anyone he encounters.
Hero Character: Gamora (MCU)
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.
Hero Character: Star-Lord (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Winter Soldier (MCU)
The best friend of Steve Rogers has returned, and he is NOT happy. Spoiler! Bucky Barnes is Winter Soldier! Enjoy!
Hero Datafile: Falcon (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Malekith the Accursed (MCU)
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
Item Power Set: The Aether (MCU)
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.
Hero/Watcher Datafile: Loki (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: The Mandarin (MCU)
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
Item Power Sets: House Party Protocol (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: Iron Patriot (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafiles: Chitauri (MCU)
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
Item Power Set: Loki’s Scepter (MCU)
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
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
Hero Datafile: Hawkeye (MCU)
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…
Hero Datafile: Black Widow (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Red Skull (MCU)
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
Item Power Set: The Tesseract (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: Captain America (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Destroyer (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: Thor (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Whiplash (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: War Machine (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Abomination (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: The Incredible Hulk (MCU)
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
Watcher Datafile: Iron Monger (MCU)
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
Hero Datafile: Iron Man (MCU)
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
Video: The MCU’s Super-Powered Characterization
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
The Marvel Cinematic Universe Sourcebook: Introduction
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
Hero Datafiles: Big Hero Six
Blessed Sunday, True Believers! So, I don’t think I need to convince anyone that Disney’s latest movie, Big Hero Six, was really good. But if you want a review for Disney/Marvel’s … Continue reading
Team Milestones: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
We’re wrapping up Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. week with an awesome new Team Milestone set by Andrew. He had previously done a S.H.I.E.L.D. Team Milestone set which can be found here. … Continue reading
Captain Marvel and the Cinematic Universe
There’s been a lot of talk lately about introducing Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel) into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And why not? She’s a powerful female character who not only stands … Continue reading