But how do you stat them?
While I was making my Samaritan build that I posted over at the Mutants and Masterminds Roll Call board, I realized what would come in really handy…
When you look at most gaming books, they have points of reference for things like, Assault Rifles and extreme heat and how fast a jet is…
Wouldn’t it be nice if we had a table with the types of measurements a superhero really needs?
Like, “What effect value would it take to contain the force of a tsunami?”
“What level of effect do I need to stop an earthquake of say, intensity 6?” “What about 9?”
“Without spending the day on google, I wonder how much STR it would take to hold up three floors of an apartment building while it collapses?”
I know the tone was a little wry, but I’m actually serious. Does anyone know of any good resources for Superhero systems that does some of this?
I remember questions in the Rules forum about, “How do I catch a falling plane?” and I know that board has had a discussion of “How do you rule the ‘stopping the train’ scenario?” It would be awesome to have a place where these kinds of benchmarks were hashed out. I mean, really, would stopping a tsunami even be possible with Create 20?
Just thinking out loud.