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Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:57 pm
  

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(And OMG i'm in the black vault!? SQUEEEE, though lol i'm Nightmaretree on there)
Oops, did I misspell your name? I can fix it if you'd like.

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 Post subject: Re: NEW POWERS!
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In my continuing quiet quest to create a superpower for every letter of the alphabet....

Xerox Body(Minor)
“...and just how long, again, did it take you to realize you were, in fact, talking to the equivalent of a cardboard cutout of Doctor Duplex?”

Range: Self
Duration: 30 minutes per level of experience
The superbeing can produce a 3D dummy of themselves. The duplicate is static, possesses no animation, no life signs, but is otherwise a photo-perfect image of the creator. Taking 15 SDC or more of damage reveals it to be a hollow shell of paper-like material, and a good strong breeze can blow it over unless somehow anchored in place. Takes 1 APM to produce a copy+1 per level of experience(so a level 2 character can 'print off' two images of himself with just one action, and at level 3 , 3 copies). Note however, that copies made with one action will all be identical(have the same pose), whereas copies made with separate actions can be posed differently. The maximum number of copies that the superbeing can create in this manner per hour is equivalent to the character's P.E..

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To be turned over with the Flick of a Finger,
And the Turning of a Page"

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 Post subject: Re: NEW POWERS!
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Yeah my nephew just set a colorado record on the big 3, but his spotter is his 5'10 amazon girlfriend. He's doing record level benches but its a girl handin him the bar. She's a knockout.


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 Post subject: Re: NEW POWERS!
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taalismn wrote:
In my continuing quiet quest to create a superpower for every letter of the alphabet....

Xerox Body(Minor)
One copy per level of experience can be produced per APM.
This is a bit confusing. Does it use an attack to create one? I don't get it.

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 Post subject: Re: NEW POWERS!
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Stone Gargoyle wrote:
taalismn wrote:
In my continuing quiet quest to create a superpower for every letter of the alphabet....

Xerox Body(Minor)
One copy per level of experience can be produced per APM.
This is a bit confusing. Does it use an attack to create one? I don't get it.

Fixed the original post for (hopefully) greater clarity. Thanks for the concrit.

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Than the Sage among his Books,
For all the Empires and Kingdoms,
The Armies and Works that you hold Dear,
Are to him but the Playthings of the Moment,
To be turned over with the Flick of a Finger,
And the Turning of a Page"

--------Rudyard Kipling
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 Post subject: Re: NEW POWERS!
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Think of the business you could generate (if you were a villain) making and selling what are basically life sized pinata versions of yourself!

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 Post subject: Re: NEW POWERS!
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taalismn wrote:
Stone Gargoyle wrote:
taalismn wrote:
In my continuing quiet quest to create a superpower for every letter of the alphabet....

Xerox Body(Minor)
One copy per level of experience can be produced per APM.
This is a bit confusing. Does it use an attack to create one? I don't get it.

Fixed the original post for (hopefully) greater clarity. Thanks for the concrit.
So is the maximum number the same as how many he can create per action, or is it unlimited on how many the character can make? What is the maximum number of copies that can coexist at one time?

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 Post subject: Re: NEW POWERS!
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Stone Gargoyle wrote:
[So is the maximum number the same as how many he can create per action, or is it unlimited on how many the character can make? What is the maximum number of copies that can coexist at one time?




Ah-Hah! Another thing I overlooked! Okay, and I've added this to the OP.
The maximum number of copies that the superbeing can create in this manner per hour is equivalent to the character's P.E..

Sure, with a 30-minute+ lifespan per copy, you can clutter up the landscape pretty messily with 3d standups of yourself, but this is BULK Xerox....and anybody using more than Mark 1 Eyeball's going to see the dummies(unless, of course, you got some other power, like thermal stealth, in which case their job just got a LOT harder :D )

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"Trouble rather the Tiger in his Lair,
Than the Sage among his Books,
For all the Empires and Kingdoms,
The Armies and Works that you hold Dear,
Are to him but the Playthings of the Moment,
To be turned over with the Flick of a Finger,
And the Turning of a Page"

--------Rudyard Kipling
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 Post subject: Re: NEW POWERS!
Unread postPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:07 pm
  

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taalismn wrote:
Stone Gargoyle wrote:
[So is the maximum number the same as how many he can create per action, or is it unlimited on how many the character can make? What is the maximum number of copies that can coexist at one time?




Ah-Hah! Another thing I overlooked! Okay, and I've added this to the OP.
The maximum number of copies that the superbeing can create in this manner per hour is equivalent to the character's P.E..

Sure, with a 30-minute+ lifespan per copy, you can clutter up the landscape pretty messily with 3d standups of yourself, but this is BULK Xerox....and anybody using more than Mark 1 Eyeball's going to see the dummies(unless, of course, you got some other power, like thermal stealth, in which case their job just got a LOT harder :D )
Thanks for the clarification. Wouldn't want the power being misused after all. No time to post the changes to the Vault today, have to do it tomorrow. 8)

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 Post subject: Re: NEW POWERS!
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S'right. Gotta change the toner cartridge on my Clon-a-matic anyways.

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"Trouble rather the Tiger in his Lair,
Than the Sage among his Books,
For all the Empires and Kingdoms,
The Armies and Works that you hold Dear,
Are to him but the Playthings of the Moment,
To be turned over with the Flick of a Finger,
And the Turning of a Page"

--------Rudyard Kipling
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 Post subject: Re: NEW POWERS!
Unread postPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:51 am
  

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An elemental ash lifestyle.

The person would be able to have melee attacks pass through their/them while they honed themselves to be intangible, colonic blasts and concussive waves could fight them, or if they were to busy against an opponent they could be harmed when not aware of how to guard themselves.

A blaster rifle would be handy. Maybe a flamethrower to deter the effect of losing their guard.


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 Post subject: Re: NEW POWERS!
Unread postPosted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:34 pm
  

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Sebastian wrote:
An elemental ash lifestyle.

The person would be able to have melee attacks pass through their/them while they honed themselves to be intangible, colonic blasts and concussive waves could fight them, or if they were to busy against an opponent they could be harmed when not aware of how to guard themselves.

A blaster rifle would be handy. Maybe a flamethrower to deter the effect of losing their guard.



This needs some work to define.

Decide if it's a Minor or Major power. Build from there.

Define what 'Elemental Ash' is....Lifestyle? Sounds like you're trying to describe an Alter Physical Structure power? What would be the 'ash' form of Elemental Water? Of Elemental Air?
Intangible...There's an existing Intangibility power. If you wanted to combine it with an Elemental power, the best way to do that would be to take both Intangibility and the appropriate APS, and consider the appearance of attacks passing through the Element would be a special effect associated with that(attack going through a wall of flames or a cloud of mist).


Many Elemental powers have some form of damage resistance built in and vulnerabilities. Likewise for Intangibility.

Your other option, if you're dead set on creating a power, is to choose an Element, and give it a form of intangibility, but pare away all the other powers associated with the Element...like making yourself a cloud of smoke....with penalties like 'vulnerable to wind/air currents' in addition to sonics or energy blasts...that's one way of creating a higher--end Minor power or a weak Major power.

Also try to use terms familiar to the Palladium game system...I was a bit puzzled by 'losing their guard'. You mean dropping the power?

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"Trouble rather the Tiger in his Lair,
Than the Sage among his Books,
For all the Empires and Kingdoms,
The Armies and Works that you hold Dear,
Are to him but the Playthings of the Moment,
To be turned over with the Flick of a Finger,
And the Turning of a Page"

--------Rudyard Kipling
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 Post subject: Re: NEW POWERS!
Unread postPosted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:31 pm
  

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What is a colonic blast? Do you mean cyclonic? I agree with Taalismn that you need to define this power more concisely. There is a thread in this stickied section of the forum on how to format powers.

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 Post subject: Re: NEW POWERS!
Unread postPosted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:39 pm
  

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Stone Gargoyle wrote:
What is a colonic blast? Do you mean cyclonic? I agree with Taalismn that you need to define this power more concisely. There is a thread in this stickied section of the forum on how to format powers.



Ah yes, the 'colonic blast'...sounds like something the Spleen or Beanman does... :nuke:

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"Trouble rather the Tiger in his Lair,
Than the Sage among his Books,
For all the Empires and Kingdoms,
The Armies and Works that you hold Dear,
Are to him but the Playthings of the Moment,
To be turned over with the Flick of a Finger,
And the Turning of a Page"

--------Rudyard Kipling
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