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Gamskee wrote:Perfectly logical to say that you can take it as an extra. However, I wonder if leaping should get a boost when taken as an extra of SS? Buying it seperately has no cost difference.
mgg wrote:I think it is intended to increase ground speed only, since that is the only thing 'base speed' refers to. If you have SS10 and want 10 ranks of flight, buy 10 ranks of flight.
Note, even if you do apply SS to other movement forms, it is all still subject to power stacking.
Tallarn wrote:...Superman can fly fast but not necessarily run fast.
mgg wrote:No, SS would have no effect on other movement powers. A super leap would take one round whether or not you have super speed.
which, if you obsess on physics, leads to some interesting effects. For example, in a 6 second leap, you rise for 3 seconds then fall. So you don't do any higher than 144.9 feet. (d=.5at^2)
Strict31 wrote:If you deconstruct the Super Speed power, you will ultimately come to the conclusion that it has a movement effect contained within the power. As a default, it applies to a land based movement effect. Theoretically, you could "swap" the land based Movement Effect for a Flight based Movement Effect. It would then apply to flight only. if you wanted to have it apply to land based movement as well, add a secondary Movement Effect and dub it "Land Based" or simply call it "Running". Add it as a Stunt or as an Extra, and your problem is solved.
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