...racter. The heroes and villains in Icons typically have powers, but normal people, by definition, do not.
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...ty far, is immune to some things, and has some kind of effect that damages people who touch him. He immediately thinks of the prickly spines of a cactus, and
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...f the action. It influences social interaction and making an impression on people. Your Willpower level also affects your Stamina, or ability to withstand da
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You're skilled at digging up information, tailing people, and finding lost people and items. Add your specialty bonus to these and similar tests.
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...Invisibility Ray as a bonus power, allowing you to make other things (and people) invisible at a distance.
...he assumed form, up to your Transformation power level. Turning into other people doesn't grant you their powers, however. For that, see Power Duplication (p
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...vel; a Physics Expert can be expected to know more about physics than most people, and more about physics than other topics.
...ersenses (p. XXX) to pick up on signs other people can't, such as tracking people by scent or microscopic traces they leave behind.
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...ally have families, loved ones, friends, romantic interests, and so forth, people special to them in some way.
...ing Aspects''' in the following section for more information.) So the more people you are connected to, the more easily both you and others may tag your aspe
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...overwhelming motivation is patriotism -- a heroic love of country and its people. The character's archenemy could be a character who is also a patriot, but
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...racter someone interesting to have around. You will have more fun, and the people playing with you will have more fun.
...ng else (typically up to five meters). Firefight range is too far for most people to reach in one action, but is within range of most small arms and other ra
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...this information into a character sheet so you can show your idea to other people. The only purpose for a character sheet is so you have something to show ot
...' Gain 5 Skill dots if your character is an outlaw, hated and/or hunted by people more powerful than your character.
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...(typically up to five to ten meters). Firefight range is too far for most people to reach in one action, but is within range of most small arms and other ra
The character can have senses that normal people do not have.
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...d television shows are the same, and the victories and defeats of ordinary people are just like the ones you experience. Much as in our own world, extremes o
...s manipulate world events and the news reports of those events. Still, few people encounter this strangeness in their day-to-day lives or recognize it when t
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...ing loner who likes to brood lonesomely on skyscrapers ever join a team of people wearing brightly colored spandex? You might consider establishing a reason
*Advantages: what gives the character an edge over most normal people?
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| class="alignleft"|Excel at getting people to do what you want
| class="alignleft"|Get a favor from people with influence or authority
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Communication permits the character to communicate with others in ways that people normally can't. Communication does not imply control: being able to speak w
...ficulty 15), while a city square with moving cars, bicycles, and dozens of people would require a frustrating Illusion task roll (task difficulty 18).
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...ection known as the Burroughs Plague resulted in the deaths of hundreds of people in College Park and Beltsville, Maryland. The symptoms of the disease inclu
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...have attributes within the 1 to 6 range -- from "Typical" to "Great". Few people reach 7 in any attribute, and 8 is the peak of human potential. Curiously e
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...to be. The primary purpose of cybernetics is to be a prosthesis, and most people do not want to look like androids -- except, of course, actual androids, wh
...rmer associates. From time to time, the character can contact one of these people, and have a reasonable chance of getting a favour from them. When the chara
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...ome activity, she stands very, very still: the small movements that normal people make in order to balance themselves are made so quickly and precisely that
...pret her behavior as disdain. In fact, she finds the speed at which normal people interact almost unbearable, like sitting in freeway traffic, so she tries t
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