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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! Advertisements

March 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

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 · 5 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

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

HOM: SINISTER SUBPLOTS

As promised, here’s the Event Supplement for House Of Madness. Sinister Subplots compiles additional story threads that enhance the main story plot, focusing on the plans and exploits of the … Continue reading

March 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

House Of Madness Event Book

The wait is over. After several years of play testing, the House Of Madness Event Book is finally here. You’ve watched our group play the game, but we only scratched … Continue reading

March 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

CREEPY CEREAL CRITTERS

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

Mini-Event: Gun Smugglers

  Sometimes you need a break from saving the world.  Sometimes you grow weary of moral quandaries, tough questions, and deep political issues. Sometimes, you just want to punch bad … Continue reading

July 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

#3 – Whose Foes? U-Foes!

More of my Marvel Heroic RPG group’s fantastic gameplay. The surviving members of ΩFORCE—K’os, Moondragon and Stronghold—have been thrown back into action as Hydra seeks to capture K’os. They hope … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why Marvel Secret Wars (2015) Was the Best Thing that Happened to The Marvel RPG

Keeping up with continuity can be a bee-yotch! Any Watcher knows this. I have run a game for 28+ years. There is nothing worse when Marvel storylines become convoluted and … Continue reading

February 18, 2017 · 2 Comments

ΩFORCE: The More Things Change…

K’os, Moondragon and Stronghold have survived the end of the Earth-616 universe. A new life starts for them as they are supplanted in a new dimension. They met this world’s … Continue reading

February 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Introducing ΩFORCE!

Two universes collided. Only one survived. This is a tale about one band of heroes who made it through the end times to be supplanted in a new universe. We … Continue reading

February 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

AvX: Milestones and Item Power Set

Can you feel it? It’s coming. The Phoenix, racing across the galaxy with one destination in mind: Earth. As the Avengers and X-Men battle it out for control of Hope, … Continue reading

September 11, 2016 · 5 Comments

Avengers vs. X-Men: It’s Coming

Avengers vs. X-Men is coming to Marvel Plot Points! We’ve been working through establishing how the event will play out, including a TON of new datafiles and milestones as well … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · 14 Comments

It’s Coming…

February 12, 2016 · 16 Comments

NEW EVENT: DCHRPG: Suffer the Children

Howdy, True Believers! Wait? What’s this? A DC Comics post on a blog based on Marvel characters and a Marvel game? What is this blasphemy?! We shall not stand for it! … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · 7 Comments

Fear Itself: Epilogue

Editor’s Note: Mark here. I’d like to thank Mirko for his fantastic event. You’ll be seeing, over the next few weeks, datafiles for most of the things discussed here in … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · 4 Comments

Fear Itself: Act 2: Battle for Midgard, Part 3

ACTION – MIDGARD WILL DIE FIGHTING! The last beacon of hope is the human resistance in front of the Tree of Life. The Serpent must be stopped here! The Avengers … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fear Itself: Act 2: Battle for Midgard, Part 2

ACTION – AVENGERS ASSEMBLE! Captain America and a human resistance contingent is fighting back to free Washington! This scene happens at the same time as the Siege to Null Fortress … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fear Itself: Act 2: Battle for Midgard, Part 1

DOOM POOL World-Wide Catastrophic: BUILDUP SCENES Action: Worthy Scene Aftermath (Optional Scene) Transition: The Shield Passes On Action: Siege on Null’s Fortress (Asgard Only) KEY SCENES Action: Avengers Assemble! Action: … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fear Itself: Act 1: The Rise of the Serpent, Part 2

ACTION – SKADI AND THE SERPENT TOMB (Asgard Only) Skadi’s first urge is to search for her father’s tomb, in order to break him free after years of banishment. Skadi … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Fear Itself: Act 1: The Rise of the Serpent, Part 1

ACT I – THE RISE OF THE SERPENT DOOM POOL World-Wide High Stakes: BUILDUP SCENES Action: Democracy Fails Action: Fortress Null (Asgard Only) Transition: Earth Downfall Action: Skadi and the … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

Event: Fear Itself: Introduction

Just after getting Plot Points back up off the ground a couple months ago, we were contacted by a great guy, Mirko Esposito. He had for us an incredible event: … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · 3 Comments

NEW EVENT: Council of Four!

Howdy, True Believers! How about that season finale of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., huh? And Arrow too! Now to move on to something completely unrelated, it has been a while since … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · 15 Comments

Mini-Event: The Moon is a Lonely Place to Die: Introduction and Scene 1

Welcome, true believers! I got my start in reading comics with Fantastic Four, Vol 3, Issue 10, wherein Reed Richards is captured by the Trapster. The art was gorgeous, by … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

New Event: How Doctor Doom Stole Christmas

Doctor Victor von Doom, the on-and-off dictator of Latveria, hates Christmas. It gives people hope, encourages them to celebrate things that aren’t Doom himself, and takes attention away from the … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 14 Comments

New Event: The Tape

Okay. This looks bad. Someone has stolen a tape. (Yes, S.H.I.E.L.D. still uses VHS tapes, apparently.) And this isn’t just any run-of-the-mill outdated recording medium. It shows something that could … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 7 Comments

Join Us for a Surprise MHR Event!

Excelsior! Tomorrow evening, at 9:00 PST, I (Mark) will be running a Marvel Plot Points event on Google Plus. I’d love for you all to join me! I’ll have six … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

New Event: X-Men Avenged!

Howdy, fellow MHRPGers! I am honored that Mark has brought me on board and allowed me to contribute to this awesome blog! But first, introductions are in order. My name … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · 5 Comments

Back In Black

Following the events of Civil War, members of the resistance have it rough.  They either wound up imprisoned, reluctantly registering, or on the run from the law.  No one better … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

X-CUTIONER’S SONG

Back when I first joined Plot Points, I penned an Event covering the events of X-Cutioner’s Song.  At the time, Civil War: X-Men hadn’t come out, and I was new … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · 3 Comments

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