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...ot far behind, and the adventures of brightly-clad characters with strange powers has been one of the most enduring sub-genres of roleplaying games throughou
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...om character to character. The heroes and villains in Icons typically have powers, but normal people, by definition, do not.
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...n this section to determine the hero's origin, abilities, specialties, and powers. Give your new hero a name, description, and background and you’re ready
...acter gains three bonus specialties, but two fewer powers (and may have no powers at all).
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...rength and force of personality. When dealing with issues of will or using powers of the mind, this ability determines the outcome of the action. It influenc
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..., but not the same as, the Mind Shield power (see its description under '''Powers''' for details).
...ection) requiring ability tests of different sorts, particularly offensive powers using Prowess and Coordination for attacks. Each power is a separate specia
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...ch as a close combat power requiring a Prowess test to hit a target. Other powers don't require tests; the power's level is just a measure of its effectivene
...culty (see p. XXX) for specific actions attempted by characters with their powers.
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...modified by the object's size; see '''Growth''' and '''Shrinking''' under powers for guidelines. So, for example, catching something insect-sized is difficu
...per week, or one per day of hospitalization and medical treatment. Certain powers like Healing and Regeneration can speed the recovery of lost Strength.
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...ll-in the blank]. It typically describes something about the hero's style, powers, or qualities beyond just abilities.
Heroes are more than just a colorful costume and a collection of powers (or, at least, we hope that they are). The identity quality deals with a de
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...r are agreeable, feel free to make it up! Use the existing specialties and powers as guidelines and examples and write up what the new trait does, assign a l
...its in Icons are mostly suggestions. You can allow players to call certain powers by different names and to give them different "special effects" describing
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An archenemy's powers should in some way reflect the powers of the hero they partner. There are two main ways to achieve this:
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...hey are also sometimes taken over by villains with Mind Control or similar powers and turned against the heroes!
...ts a living metabolism or mind, including many Afflictions and most mental powers. They have no Willpower, but Stamina equal to twice their Strength instead.
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...in your Icons game. They may be minions, pets, summoned by Animal Control powers, or potential models for characters with animal-like abilities. Abilities l
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...for using Jazz with games featuring characters with extrasensory or mental powers.
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...uggestions and optional rules for using Jazz with games where supernatural powers and creatures are real, but hidden.
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...he concepts of "aspects" originated with a homebrewed game called "Mystery Powers", which we played at Campaign Headquarters in Norfolk, VA in the 1980s.
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Some descriptors grant a character powers beyond the realm of what most other characters can do, no matter how high t
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===What, no Super Powers/Magic/Psionics?===
The character can resist interrogation, domination, and Mental Powers. (WIL)
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If you are given dots for Powers, you might be able (with the GM's permission) to trade one level of Power L
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