Archive for September, 2008

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[DP: Black Watchmen] Joel Rieber

18 September, 2008

Joel Rieber
Concept: Beast
Joel is an American exchange student at the Marmite-Bentley University in Edinburgh. Part as a prank, part as an experiment he injected himself with DNA from a common house fly. Yes…and it worked. Imagine that.

Awareness 4
3D vision
Walk vertical planes +1

Destruction 5
Acid saliva/vomit +1
Pathogen carrier

Instinct 1
Insect pheromone (repellent or attractive)

Survival 2
Super-evolved evasion +1

Archetype: The Fool 7
Shadow: Shortened life-span

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[DP: Black Watchmen] Ana

17 September, 2008

Ana Weir aka. Encana
Concept: Elemental
Ana works as an office administrator at the Supreme Ministry for Energy, as an anonymous, lowly paid lowlife worker among an army of similarly anonymous colleaues. But Ana is one of a kind. She is able to control types of light around herself, objects or other people. She can enshroud herself in black light and become invisible to normal eyes, dissolve, bend or enhance sunlight or electric light, and travel as light, at lightspeed. She mostly uses her powers to spy on rich people and report about what she sees on a vlog under the name Encana. Her vlog entried have made her notorius and rich.

Affinity 4
Black light +1
Control light +1

Conciousness 4
Night vision +1
UV Vision +1

Domain 0

Embodiment 4
Transform into light +1
Lightspeed +1

Archetype: Magician 4
Shadow: Insomniac

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[DP: Black Watchmen] Sana

17 September, 2008

Sana
(Concept: Ghost)
Sana was formerly Sarah Napier, a medical student and feminist activist from Ground Zero. While she was working as a volunteer at an abortion clinic in the Vaults, a group of thugs high on mescal and gint (think Gin & Tonic on acid) attempted to gang rape her. She killed every single one of them in a prolonged struggle lasting several hours, but was declared dead when a private security firm finally found her. While lying on a slab at a morgue, she rose from the dead and named herself Sana, intent on cleaning the world of sexual criminals. And of the fathers that brought them up.

Dread 5
Cause self-mutilations +1
Cause Inside visions

Ectoplasm 2
Blood spray +2

Possession 0

Relentless 5
Super strength +1
Oblivious to pain

Archetype: The Warrior 6
Shadow: Can’t hurt women

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[DP: Black Watchmen] Stupido

16 September, 2008

Stupido (Born Stuart Peters)
Concept: Freak
Stuart Peters was wounded several times during the war of independence, but never saw real action. Once he was the sole surviver of a nerve toxin attack on his army barracks. According to the now classified reports from the different rescue companies, he was suffering severe trauma and multiple personalities disorder. Another time, when he was in psychiatric treatment, he was hit by the after effects of a nano-nuclear strike. He is now a well known figure in the Vaults, where he sleeps in rubbish containers and seems to be able to digest anything. Stupido can receive people’s thoughts, but only send raw emotions back telepatically.

Clairvoyance 3
Thought reception +1
Emotional transmission +1

Control 5
Transform living tissue to metal +2
Distort waveforms

Subterfuge 3
Mind shield
Morph

Unnatural 1
Extra brain/spinal cord +1

Archetype: The Moon 5
Shadow: Mind of a pre-school child

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[DP: Black Watchmen] Inside Prime

16 September, 2008

Inside Prime
Concept: Construct.
Inside prime is the sentient mainframe that runs and updates the Inside mindspace. It’s completely self-controlled and independent, capable of programming new Inside applications.

Assimilation 0

Function 4
Dimensional Flight
Quantum programming +1

Form 6
Cloak
Localised black hole
Quantum intrusion counter measures +1

Interface 2
Inside admin +1

Archetype:The Sun (7)
Shadow: Disconnected from the grid/network

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[DP: Black Watchmen] SAI/HoverTech

16 September, 2008

SAI/HoverTech
Concept: Construct
SAI/HoverTech is a profitable merger between Scottisch Aerospace Industries and Hovercraft Technologies, two leading companies within warfare electronics, communications and transportation systems.

Assimilation 3
Legitimate business
Employee pension scheme

Function 5
Alien technology +1
Lobbying

Form 2
Limitless funds +2

Interface 2
Government advisory status

Archetype: The Hermit (7)
Shadow: Crippling bureaucracy

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[Darkpages: Black Watchmen] Burkan Hare

16 September, 2008

This is the first post with characters for my Black Watchmen imprint. To give you an idea of what it all means, DP characters have four Motifs based on their Concept. Burkan below is a “Vampire” concept, meaning his Motifs are Domination, Hunger, Preternatural, and Transformation. The same for all other Vampire concept characters. Under each Motif a number of Powers are added, and these Powers are completely created by the players. So, no Powers list in the book or in an imprint. The numbers are the number of dice you roll in a challenge for the right to narrate new panels. There’s more, but that’s the very basics.

Burkan Hare
Concept: The Vampire
Burkan is second generation of Hungarian immigrants. He now runs a reasonably successful plastic surgery business in up-town Edinburgh. At night he haunts the Vaults for victims, who he cuts into surreal sculptures of meat and bone. Burkan lives on his victims darkest secrets, which they reveal to him during his devastating crimes. His victims’ pain and suffering combined with their unveiled secrets have gradually transformed Burkan’s night persona to a hunchbagged cripple, mentally and physically. The deformations have begun to transform into his daily life, as they seem to be keeping him alive as well. According to his birth certificate, Burkan is 140 years old.

Domination 3
Command the lesser educated mind +0

Hunger 3
Hypnotic gaze +1
Physical attraction +0

Preternatural 4
Night vision +1
Intuitive surgery +1

Transformation 2
Scalpel finger nails +0

Archetype: The Void (7)
Shadow:Emotionless