This was a superhero campaign set in a dystopic 2012, run in
1991 (or so) at U of Chicago by Robert Ellis. In 1994, bombs from
alien invasion trigger superpowers in select humans. The aliens were
eventually driven off, but a repressive world government had taken
over. The PCs were superheroes maintaining a tiny free state in
It used a homebrew variant of the Champions system written by
the GM, Robert Ellis. Powers were thoroughly rewritten.
- Xero (Richard Garfinkle)
- An electrically-powered superhero, with political
- Sorceress (Allesandra Kelly)
- A telepath who summoned strange creatures from other
dimensions with her mental powers. She was blithe to the
ethical ramifications of controlling these creatures to
fight for her.
- Blackout (John Kim)
- A dumb but very powerful teleporter, who had an internal
pocket dimension that was a cube roughly 8 meters on a side.
Secretly, he was only playing dumb and was a ultra-violent
rebel against the world government, taking even terroristic
actions to try to overthrow it.
- Twister (John Kim)
- A living FTL drive, who could teleport 5502 light-years in
a single action.
- Fred (Chris Lehrich)
- A curious old martial arts master with magnetic superpowers,
with inscrutable mannerisms.
- Shade (Chris Lehrich)
- A bizarre, barely-human creature which existing as an
ethereal hologram. It was capable of inflicting mental
illusions on people sufficient to drive them insane.
- Synergy (Ron Levy)
- A telepathic hero whose powers focussed on making a group
- Nova (Keith McCall)
- A socially-isolated superhero with plasma powers, who had
lived for years in outer space.
- Statuemaker (Craig Neumeier)
- A powerful superhero who had the ability to form a body
out of any matter: earth, metal, air, etc. His true power
was in simply forming the body, though, since he could
target any matter to do that.
John H. Kim <jhkim-at-darkshire-dot-net>
Last modified: Wed Apr 12 15:20:14 2006