Marvel Plot Points

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

Item Power Set: Iso-Gauntlets

Captain America is dead. Your heroes are carrion. Your systems lie in ruin. I have ended your whole world… simply to send a message. And I haven’t even begun. Do … Continue reading

July 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Item Power Set: Cherry

After yesterday’s Tracksuit Draculas, you’re gonna need a ride to get away from their Minis. Enter: Cherry, the most beautiful ride to grace our website. I wanted to give an … Continue reading

September 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

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.

September 19, 2019 · 1 Comment

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.

September 18, 2019 · 1 Comment

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

September 16, 2019 · 1 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

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

August 7, 2019 · 1 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

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

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

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

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

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

Item Power Set Reissue: Life Model Decoy

Back when we were working on the Secret War event, we created the Life Model Decoy power set. With the resurgence of interest in Life Model Decoys, we wanted to … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

Item Power Set: The Darkhold

If you’ve been watching Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., you know that everybody’s after this thing! S.H.I.E.L.D. has it, robots want it, anti-Inhuman paramilitary groups want it… It’s been a mess. Well, … Continue reading

February 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

Worlds of the Spider-Verse

The Spider-Verse event of the last year was pretty epic and introduced many worlds we had never seen or just hadn’t seen for a long time in the Marvel comics. It was … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

Item Power Sets: Fear Itself – Weapons of the Odin-force

In the face of darkest oblivion, what hope does humanity have? When overwhelming fear fells gods and our greatest heroes cannot even stand against the rising tide of darkness, extreme … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Datafiles: Nerkodd and Skadi (Attuma and Sin)

Howdy, True Believers! We continue our coverage of Mirko’s great Fear Itself Event with some more datafiles! First, we have the dreaded Attuma, already a fearsome foe before he was imbued … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Datafiles: Angrir and Mokk (Thing and Grey Gargoyle)

The last hammers of this week were spiritual weapons that fell to two warriors of stone, Agrir: Breaker of Souls was taken by the ever-loving, blue-eyed Thing and Mokk: Breaker … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Datafiles: Fear Itself – Kuurth and Nul (Juggernaut and Hulk)

The first two to pick up the hammers of the Worthy were challenging foes, but what happens when unstoppable powerhouses become further embued to become true engines of destruction? In the … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Datafiles: Fear Itself – Skirn and Greithoth (Titania and Absorbing Man)

As hammers rained from the heavens, The Worthy felt the call of the hammers to bring fear to the people of Midgard. In the Fear Itself comic arc, two of … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · 3 Comments

Hero Datafiles and Item Power Sets: Han Solo, Chewbacca & The Millennium Falcon

Today, the Star Wars comic series by Marvel arrives in stores! I’ll be picking up a copy! Today we’ve got a scruffy looking, half-witted Nerf Herder and a Walking Carpet, … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Hero Datafiles: Luke Skywalker, Wedge Antilles, and the X-Wings

In celebration of Marvel’s new Star Wars comic debuting this Wednesday, it’s Star Wars Week on Marvel Plot Points! We’re activating the hyperdrive and going straight to Luke Skywalker himself, … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Item Power Sets: The Bus, The Quinjet and Lola

What a week it’s been! Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was explosive! I know all of the Plot Points writers enjoyed it. We’ve been talking about it in the bullpen all week. Also, … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · 1 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

Comic Review: Defenders #7

Now that I’m working in a comic book shop, I thought I’d give you all an occasional review of Marvel Comics I’m reading, with some Marvel Heroic Roleplaying rules to … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · 4 Comments

Item Power Set: The Casket of Ancient Winters

This was the big McGuffin of last year’s Thor movie, and it’s now in the hands of your heroes! The Casket of Ancient Winters introduces two new SFX. Powerful is … Continue reading

April 19, 2012 · 11 Comments

Item Power Sets: Life Model Decoy, Nick Fury-Issued Kree Tech Armor, Failsafe

Three Item Power sets today! One can be used for any campaign, the other two… well, they’re a bit more Secret War Event specific. We hope you enjoy. The heroes … Continue reading

April 12, 2012 · 8 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

Item Power Set: Symbiote

The Symbiote has been a popular “character” since its debut in the 1980’s. In recent years, its abilities have been expanded and further explained, including its ability to leech off … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

Item Power Set: Cosmic Control Rod

Welcome back! This week’s Item Power Set comes to us from the Negative Zone. The Cosmic Control Rod is the source of Annihilus’s power, but also his greatest weakness. If … Continue reading

March 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Item Power Set: Cosmic Cube

There are few things in the universe that compare to the sheer power of a Cosmic Cube. Welcome to the first in a series: Item Power Sets. Item Power Sets … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

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