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Watcher Datafile: I Am, And Always Shall Be… KANG!

Kang. One of my favorite villains. And for… reasons, I knew he HAD to become a Watcher Datafile. I hoped to make him an Avengers-level threat, but if he needs … Continue reading

July 20, 2021 · 7 Comments

Charity Stream This Weekend

Please join us this weekend for the TerribleParty Charity Stream on the Twitch channel listed in the graphic.  Donate if you can.   There will be several great games going … Continue reading

July 16, 2020 · Leave a comment


We at Plot Points Blogs stand with the protesters and for equality and diversity.  It’s what any true hero would do.  To that effect, a few of our bloggers will … Continue reading

June 25, 2020 · 3 Comments

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: 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 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

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

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

Watcher Datafile: Outrider Hordes (MCU)

The endless hordes of Thanos make for an incredible set piece. Surrounded by multiple datafiles of Outriders as well as the Black Order, the heroes will find themselves in quite … Continue reading

August 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

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

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

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

#12 – In the Crosshairs

K’os led Dr. Sound and Stronghold to Vietnam to investigate the person or organization that hired the Bengal to steal PsiFi International tech. Once in Vietnam, the three male members … Continue reading

March 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

#11 – Psionex!

The male members of ΩFORCE have followed a trail from Cambodia to Vietnam in an effort to find the person or organization who hired the Bengal to steal secret PsiFi … Continue reading

February 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

#10 – Undercover

The team is now tasked with protecting the superpower defense technology of Chatting Marks. After learning that several of the board members of the Windy Turtle Trading Company, the distribution … Continue reading

January 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

6 Ways to Keep Players Playing for Years…

One of the biggest challenges any gamemaster has to face is keeping a game going for years. The fact is, the story gets richer and the role-playing gets better the … Continue reading

January 4, 2018 · 7 Comments

#9 – Battle versus the Bengal

ΩFORCE is back! But they reform in a new universe with new rules, new challenges and a new purpose. Sure. They stopped the High Evolutionary from taking over the planet. … Continue reading

December 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

#8 – High Evolutionary. Low Universe.

ΩFORCE’s powerhouses have been overtaken by the High Evolutionary. The island of Champagne Sands is now the epicenter of New Humanity. The Evolutionary’s evolved lifeforms threaten to spread over the … Continue reading

November 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Don’t Tell Me You Never Heard of this Site?

As a Watcher, you may need supporting characters. Or you may need to create a minor (or major) villain for a campaign. If you don’t already know, let me introduce … Continue reading

October 20, 2017 · 2 Comments

#7 – Evolution of a Team

More of my Marvel Heroic RPG group’s fantastic gameplay. The Incursion Vessel has been opened. The High Evolutionary has been reborn into the new universe. But he seems off…and ΩFORCE … Continue reading

October 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

#6 -Hell Hath No Fury!

More of my Marvel Heroic RPG group’s fantastic gameplay. The team has been captured by the security personnel at PsiFi International, a superhuman defense technology company located on the South … Continue reading

September 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

#5 – Origin of the Spider-Woman

More of my Marvel Heroic RPG group’s fantastic gameplay. Enigma led Moondragon, Stronghold and Blackhawke (a.k.a. Nightwing, a.k.a. the Emerald Canary) on a clandestine mission to infiltrate Hydra and track … Continue reading

August 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Plot Points TV – Running PBEMs

Since we began running our Fearsome Avengers campaign, a question sometimes put to us is how we run Marvel Heroic in a PBEM.  In response, I’ve done a short video … Continue reading

May 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

House of Madness – Act Two, Part One

What a roller-coaster ride! This is Jayson, your friendly neighborhood Watcher, coming to you fresh from one of the most harrowing experiences I’ve ever had as a gamer.  You’ll see … Continue reading

May 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

A Bit More About Simplifying Online Gameplay

Here is a copy of the message I sent my players when it was time to simplify our game play: We all love RPG. But, time is of the essence. … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · 2 Comments

Why I Stopped Using Milestones in My Game

In my online game, we dumped the general idea of Milestones to collect XP. Why, you may ask? Frankly, I found it hard to keep track of everyone’s points based … Continue reading

February 22, 2017 · 6 Comments

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: 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


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

House of Madness 1-1

True Believers, Assemble!  Our fearsome heroes may have staved off tragedy at the Raft, but their adventures have only just begun.  Although they wish to call themselves Avengers, our heroes … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · 1 Comment

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

Plot Points 2015 in Review

It’s been a good year for Plot Points. After kicking things back into gear late last year, we’ve been busy! I’ve been negligent in my duties as Editor-in-Chief, but I … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Breakout Adventure Hook: Nova, Sam Alexander

Nova soared overhead. New York City rushed by below. He still couldn’t believe it. He was in New York City! Him! Sam Alexander, the kid from Carefree, Arizona. And what’s … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Breakout Adventure Hook: Nightcrawler

It was evening mass in a darkened cathedral, where candlelight flickered amongst scattered parishioners while a priest intoned the Scripture reading. Panning up from the huddled crowd to the lofty … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Breakout Adventure Hook: Morbius The Living Vampire

The Raft supermax prison, Maximum Security wing: Michael Morbius sat alone in his darkened cell and finished a late dinner. A model prisoner of late, he’d earned enough goodwill over … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Breakout Adventure Hook: Hellcat

Patsy Walker stepped from the SHIELD helicopter and instantly regretted both the skirt and today’s up-do. She grabbed both, locking them down as best she could, and pretended like walking … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Breakout Adventure Hook: Darkchild

The circle wasn’t supposed to be completed. Not yet. A sorcerer led prison gang found this dark, forgotten corner of the prison and made their plans. They set up their … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Breakout Adventure Hook: Cyclops

The loud noise of a helicopter’s helix brought Scott back to earth, after a few quarters of hour spent ruminating about his decision: leaving the X-Men. A rope ladder, and … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Breakout Adventure Hook: Crusader

In the cell of Arthur Blackwood, the decor was less than luxurious. Four grey walls with a reinforced door. Arthur usually split his time reading his Bible and praying to … Continue reading

October 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Breakout Adventure Hook: Cable

The noise of the diner was soothing. The clatter of dishes, sizzle of the griddle, and good-natured ribbing of the waitresses almost made him feel normal. But the real reason … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Breakout Adventure Hook: Arach-Knight

[From the epilogue of Avenging Arach-Knight #4: Atonement] The whole crime scene at Mott Haven was a mess, but gradually order was being restored.  The last agent lost in the rubble … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

The WTF Primer to Marvel’s Post-SECRET WARS World

If you’re a longtime Marvel comics fan who hasn’t been keeping up with the books over the past decade (and haven’t been avidly following Marvel Plot Points!), you may have … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · 5 Comments

After These Messages We’ll Be Right Back!

Hey everyone! We’re taking a quick week-long break to get caught up on everything. We’ve got some great stuff coming in, and want to provide you with the best quality … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · 5 Comments

Damage Control: New Powers and SFX (Part 2)

Last time, I worked out a couple power trait home rules that have been out there. A good reading of the rules shows them to be unnecessary. Now, I will … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · 8 Comments

Young Avengers Datafiles!

Hey there True Believers! As a follow-up to our last You Need To Read This post, here are datafiles to play the most recent Young Avengers team! This means full … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · 4 Comments

New Specialty: Politics

When I was writing Liberty And Justice For All it occurred to me that a Specialty for handling political confrontations would serve the story very well.  Since then I’ve written the … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

We’re Not Dead Yet

Greetings True Believers! Remember us? So, we did not intend for there to be such a tremendous lag is updates here. Life just conspired to swamp all of us at … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · 5 Comments

Change to Our AvX Plans

Sorry to build everyone’s hopes up, then let them down. We’ll be holding off on the Avengers vs. X-Men series. After a lot of discussion between myself and my contributors, … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · 6 Comments

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