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Hero Datafile Reissue: Moon Knight

Whew! What a great season of Moon Knight! We previously published a version of Moon Knight here, but that was a long time ago, and I’ve updated the look of … Continue reading

May 4, 2022 · 3 Comments

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!

September 16, 2021 · 2 Comments

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

September 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Hero Datafile: Captain America (Danielle Cage, Earth-15061)

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

July 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Heroic Datafile: Captain America (Sharon Rogers, Earth-TRN012)

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

July 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Watcher Datafile: Tracksuit Draculas


September 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hero Datafile: Pizza Dog

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.

September 25, 2019 · 2 Comments

Heroic Datafile: Hawkeye (Kate Bishop)

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

September 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hero Datafile: Hawkguy

We’re doing Hawkeye week! My favorite comic book series is now ready for Marvel Heroic. We’re starting off with “Hawkguy”.

September 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

September 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

September 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

September 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

August 21, 2019 · 2 Comments

Hero Datafile: Captain Marvel (MCU)

Captain Marvel has finally arrived, ready to kick ass and lay waste to Skrull, Kree and Titan alike.

August 19, 2019 · 1 Comment

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.

August 16, 2019 · 2 Comments

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.

August 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

August 9, 2019 · 2 Comments

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

August 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

August 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

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.

July 30, 2019 · 2 Comments

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

July 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

July 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

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.

July 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

July 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Watcher Datafile: Hela (MCU)

The Queen has arrived.

June 20, 2019 · 1 Comment

Hero Datafile: Valkyrie (MCU)

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

June 17, 2019 · Leave a 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 · 4 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

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

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 · 3 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 · 3 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

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

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

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

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

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

Return to the Spider-Verse

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

December 28, 2018 · Leave a comment


Well, we’re winding down the House Of Madness Event, with the next issue we post being the very last.  It has been a wild ride, but the players decided that it was … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Michelangelo – One Of A Kind

“Michelangelo!  He’s one of a kind,  and you know just where to find him when its party time.”   We saved the most radical for last, yo!  Mikey is the … Continue reading

January 12, 2018 · 3 Comments

Raphael – The Most Attitude

“Raphael’s got the most attitude on the team.” Gruff, snide, and short-fused, Raphael is the turtle most likely to ignore orders and go off on his own to solve things … Continue reading

January 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Donnatello – Has A Way With Machines

“Donatello is the fellow has a way with machines.”   The tech and science wizard of the group, Donnie is far more adept in his lab than he is at … Continue reading

January 8, 2018 · 3 Comments

Leonardo – The Leader In Blue

“Leonardo is the leader in blue.  He does anything it takes to get his ninjas through.” As the young, and inexperienced, leader of the team, Leo carries the heavy burden of … Continue reading

January 5, 2018 · 1 Comment

Hero and Watcher Datafiles: Devil Dinosaur and Hero Datafile: Moon Girl

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

July 6, 2017 · 3 Comments

Hero Datafile: Captain America (Peggy Carter)

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

July 3, 2017 · 2 Comments

Watcher Datafile: Hydra Daleks

As far as terror organizations go on Marvel Earth, Hydra is right at the top of the list.  So when Madame Hydra wants to improve her endless hordes of minions with … Continue reading

January 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Moral Man – House Of Madness Datafile

Ethan Edwards joined the Fearsome Avengers during his quest to find Spider-Man and assist in the cleanup of missing supervillains that had escaped from the Raft.  Before he had a … Continue reading

January 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Hero Datafile: Tempus

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

September 27, 2016 · 4 Comments

Hero Datafile: Captain Marvel

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

September 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

Hero Datafile: Karnak

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

September 21, 2016 · 6 Comments

AvX: Hero Datafile: Hope Summers

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

September 17, 2016 · 3 Comments

AvX: Datafile: Magik, the Fifth Host

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

September 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

AvX: Datafiles: Colossus, the Fourth Host

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.

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

AvX: Datafile: Namor, the Third Host

Namor, the Submariner has longed for this moment all of his life: Unlimited power and the ability to seek revenge against all who have wronged him! How will he utilize … Continue reading

September 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

AvX: Datafile: Emma Frost, the Second Host

Emma Frost serves  as the second head of the Phoenix Five. Having three separate power sets means she’ll be tearing through any Avengers who oppose the Phoenix Five. As before, … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · 4 Comments

AvX: Datafile: Cyclops, the First Host

The Phoenix Five are a unique beast. Luckily, we have our fantastic writer and AvXpert, Mirko Esposito. He’s done a fantastic job on the these characters. Check out the unique … Continue reading

September 12, 2016 · 2 Comments


Joker here. Don’t look so surprised.  I’m a jester of many skills, and hacking into the Plot Points Blogs site was easy-peasy.  They’re just lucky that I don’t delete the … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · 5 Comments

Hero and Watcher Datafiles: Quake and Ward

I know, I know, you’re all waiting for AvX. We’re working on it, but don’t want to start releasing until we can put out some regular content. In the mean-time, … Continue reading

May 14, 2016 · 3 Comments

Fearsome Avengers: Breakout

 Face front, true believers… …and prepare yourselves for an action-packed and terrifying descent into the Raft, the supermax prison for the most vile and insane super criminals mankind has ever … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · 6 Comments

Fearsome Avengers: Watcher Datafiles

We had a few custom Watcher datafiles in Fearsome Avengers: Breakout.  Some of them were of player characters whose players, for various reasons, had to bow out of the game. … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fearsome Avengers: Nova

Sam Alexander is the son of the famous Nova Jesse Alexander.  He’s a kid with cosmic powers and loving every minute of it.  He loves the world of super heroes … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fearsome Avengers: Nightcrawler

The loveable blue elf known as Kurt Wagner has always been an outsider.  In his society, in his faith, even among his fellow heroes.  Yet he has always faced this … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · 3 Comments

Fearsome Avengers: Morbius

Dr. Michael Morbius has…an addiction.  A deep, unrelenting need for human blood.  Although not a true vampire (his condition is the result of scientific mishap, not mystical curse), he suffers … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dread Dormmamu

From the Dark Dimension, Dread Dormammu longs to draw all other worlds to his own and add them to his mystical might! Can you stand against the might of the … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Watcher Datafile: Satana

When it comes to Satana Hellstrom, the apple hasn’t fallen far from the tree in the Garden of Eden. The daughter of Satan himself (or Mephistopheles, depending on continuity), Satana … Continue reading

November 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fearsome Avengers: Hellcat

The only member of the current team with a history with the original Avengers, Hellcat recently survived her own resurrection.  Now, she’s trying to get her life back in order, … Continue reading

November 3, 2015 · 4 Comments

Watcher Datafile: Azazel

There are certainly many vile contenders for the title of Satan in the worlds of Marvel.  Many have supernatural power, such as Mephisto or Blackhearts.  However, there are no shortage … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Watcher Datafile: Dracula

Lord Dracula has a long history in the Marvel Universe. Whether facing off against Dr Strange, seeking a new companion in Storm, or hunting down the daywalker Blade, Dracula is a … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

Hero Datafile: Frankenstein’s Monster

“Made me from dead. I love dead… hate living.” –The Monster, Bride of Frankenstein (1935) In the Marvel Universe, Frankenstein’s Monster was much more than the tragic figure of Mary … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hero Datafile: Manphibian

Welcome to more Halloween-themed datafiles! Today we’re featuring Manphibian, a character who’s been treading water for years but is stepping out of the sewers in the new series Howling Commandos of S.H.I.E.L.D.  … Continue reading

October 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fearsome Avengers: Darkchild

The she-demon that calls itself Darkchild has confused memories of her former life and death as Illyana Rasputin.  She has flashes of her self-sacrifice at Inferno, of her resurrection as … Continue reading

October 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Hero Datafile: Blade

When things get spooky, sometimes you need someone spooky to fight back. Blade the Daywalker haunts the days and nights seeking to bring an end to the vampiric scourge that … Continue reading

October 26, 2015 · 3 Comments

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