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My MarvelScape Debut Map

Posted July 25th, 2009 at 08:09 PM by AliasQTip
Updated December 31st, 2009 at 06:24 PM by AliasQTip

Marvel Battlefield Concept Map

This will probably be the map that debuts my MarvelScape creations. I only first purchased a Marvel HeroScape Master Set a short time ago and have not played many of the included scenarios yet. Now, Iíll be completely honest here, Iím not a big comic book fan. I donít know many of the charactersí back-stories so creating meaningful scenarios might prove difficult (ďfunĒ, I can do; ďmeaningfulĒ, not so sure). I thought the map shown above would be fun.

I think the asphalt could become sticky tar slowing down movement. (Trapping figures is fun too, but much more difficult to write.) I've also tried to balance the lava-to-tar ratio as best I could but if anybody sees something I've missed please let me know.

I placed the Object of Power within the Warehouse ruin. My guess is that itís kinda like a Tesla Earthquake Device, hence the ruined warehouse. The violent movement of tectonic plates has pushed molten magma and bubbling hot tar to the surface engulfing the area inÖ erÖ hot stuff. Okay, Iím still working on it.

The device is secret technology and got turned on by accident. Everyone wants it off! The good guys want it turned off for obvious reasons. The bad guys want it turned off so they can steal the technology and use it for their own sinister purposes. Turning off the device could as simple as a D20 roll. Although, Iím not sure how difficult the roll should be.

Iím open to any suggestions regarding this map. Thanks.

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For turning off the device (the objective), maybe have it be more difficult than a D20 roll. I think something turn-based could work well, like "one of your figures must be standing on the glyph at the end of a round. If you achieve this twice, you win". I guess it depends on how long you want the game to last.
Posted July 28th, 2009 at 03:53 PM by arp12 arp12 is offline
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I played this scenario last night, to turn off the the device the player must be un-engaged and roll the D20 instead of attacking. Last night - the device did not get turned off!
Posted July 28th, 2009 at 06:25 PM by AliasQTip AliasQTip is offline
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Obsidian's Avatar
Would it have ended sooner if you took out the 20 sided roll?
Posted July 28th, 2009 at 06:39 PM by Obsidian Obsidian is offline
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Originally Posted by Obsidian
Would it have ended sooner if you took out the 20 sided roll?
With out a doubt, YES! Hulk can almost superleap from the start-zone to the glyph! I'd also like to come up with a better reason for the players to stay out in the lavafield longer.
Posted July 28th, 2009 at 06:56 PM by AliasQTip AliasQTip is offline
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Not that anyone is intrested in a blog entry this old but...

I've completed this map and it is now available for download. Enjoy.

Posted January 1st, 2010 at 09:31 AM by AliasQTip AliasQTip is offline
 
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