OR you could just give the PCs 10 points the fisrts five games so they grow to one hundred and fifty point quickly.Samurai007 wrote:I am using PL10, but with only 100 points. Thus, characters could have a few powers at +10, or more powers at lower level, but they won't be able to max out everything like you can with 150 points. Each 10 PP will add a PL, though, so advancement will be a bit faster.
Hoodman wrote:My group of gamers are wanting to start at a lower level than 10 in order to give them some growth into the heroes they will become. Is anyone else going below 10 to start their games, and if so what level? I would love to keep in contact with peopel are doing a lower level campaign.
gobbo wrote:I have decided to go PL 6, as I am running a Teen supers game. I look forward to when they all reach the level of pl 10 [I just hope I can keep them below that until they graduate from high school!
Taliesin Reborn wrote:I'm using PL10/150PP in an Ultimate-style DC campaign. The characters are obviously not as powerful as the canon Superman and Batman--they're kind of Year One level, but I anticipate them inproving quite quickly in this system.
Squire wrote:Taliesin Reborn wrote:I'm using PL10/150PP in an Ultimate-style DC campaign. The characters are obviously not as powerful as the canon Superman and Batman--they're kind of Year One level, but I anticipate them inproving quite quickly in this system.
OK, abit off-topic, and I do apologize, but...
...what exactly IS Ultimate-style? I know it refers to a particular line of Marvel comics, but what sets it apart?
Taliesin Reborn wrote:
That's just an example. A lot of the players wanted to play their favorite characters but we didn't want to be constrained by continuity. I also wanted to start them off at a relatively low level (default PL 10), so getting the characters near the start of their careers was a plus. The Ultimate Superman right now isn't nearly as powerful as the canon Superman...his powers may even be somewhat different (they're not too different, if I recall the write-up we did--he just doesn't have reporter skills, etc.).
Taliesin Reborn wrote:Thus, Superman is still a character derived from a science fiction origin and is a Kryptonian rocketed to Earth from his dying planet. However, the player and I (as the GM) talked over what would have happened if this had happened in a more modern era. We decided that there was no way the government didn't find the shuttle, take the infant Kryptonian, and proceed to conduct tests on him for the next 25 years...ironically deep underground where he isn't exposed to yellow sunlight.
Nick Fury, is the Ultimates leasion. So, tough but fair.Mysterious Stranger wrote:I'm don't entirely hold with the traditional comic book thesis of "government is evil and will always do the most corrupt thing in any situation", though I'm have no idea if Ultimates maintains that tack.
Taliesin Reborn wrote:I don't interpret the background as condemning the government as evil.
Taliesin Reborn wrote:I mean, everyone on the Ultimates is screwed up somehow...
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