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“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

July 15, 2019 · 2 Comments

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

June 24, 2019 · 4 Comments

Watcher Datafile: Hela (MCU)

The Queen has arrived.

June 20, 2019 · 1 Comment

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

June 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

June 10, 2019 · 3 Comments

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

June 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

June 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

May 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

May 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

May 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

May 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

May 24, 2019 · 2 Comments

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

May 22, 2019 · 2 Comments

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

May 21, 2019 · 2 Comments

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

May 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

May 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

May 13, 2019 · 2 Comments

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.

May 9, 2019 · 5 Comments

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?

May 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

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.  

May 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

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

May 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

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!

May 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

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.

April 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

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.

April 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

April 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

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!

March 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

March 25, 2019 · 3 Comments

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

March 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

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.

March 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

March 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

March 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

March 13, 2019 · 1 Comment

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

March 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

March 8, 2019 · 2 Comments

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

March 7, 2019 · 1 Comment

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: 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…

March 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

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

March 4, 2019 · 6 Comments

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

March 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

February 27, 2019 · 1 Comment

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

February 25, 2019 · 1 Comment

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

February 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

February 18, 2019 · 2 Comments

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

February 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

February 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

February 8, 2019 · 1 Comment

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

February 4, 2019 · 6 Comments

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

February 1, 2019 · 1 Comment

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

January 28, 2019 · 9 Comments

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

January 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

January 14, 2019 · 2 Comments

Coming Soon…

December 31, 2018 · 1 Comment

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

December 28, 2014 · 3 Comments

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

December 15, 2014 · 2 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

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

October 4, 2013 · 4 Comments

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