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Old 11-30-2012, 03:17 PM   #21
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1. A) Superheros of today

2. A) One single origin. Wild Cards is the only superheros setting I totally like. As an idea on origins, a mysterious dimension and regular dimension suddenly merges.
Note that Wild Cards has "innate psi powers", "virus", and "being an alien" all as power sources.
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Old 11-30-2012, 03:17 PM   #22
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So far the past has seven votes, the Present has six, and the future has one. What no love for the Leigon of Superheros?
Problem is, it's not 7 votes for the past, it's:

1 vote for 1940's (Astromancer)
1 and 1/3 votes for 1920s-1930s. (vicky_molokh; Fwibos)
2 votes for "the past" time unspecified (samd6; David Johnston2)
1 vote for 12,000 BC
1 and 1/3 votes for 1980s (combatmedic; Fwibos)
1/3 votes for Age of Sail! (Fwibos)


a game set in 12,000 BC will be very different from one set in 1980s
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Old 11-30-2012, 03:46 PM   #23
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Given how low the chances of 20s-30s winning seem to be now, I'm almost tempted to start a Vote Up a CLIFFHANGERS setting thread. I'm not serious, but The Rocketeer and Sky Captain's World Of Tomorrow are kinda neat, and thus evoke fuzzy sentiments. :)
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Old 11-30-2012, 03:47 PM   #24
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Problem is, it's not 7 votes for the past, it's:

1 vote for 1940's (Astromancer)
1 and 1/3 votes for 1920s-1930s. (vicky_molokh; Fwibos)
2 votes for "the past" time unspecified (samd6; David Johnston2)
1 vote for 12,000 BC
1 and 1/3 votes for 1980s (combatmedic; Fwibos)
1/3 votes for Age of Sail! (Fwibos)


a game set in 12,000 BC will be very different from one set in 1980s
I was thinking something similar. It might be best to separate time into pre-industrial, industrial, atomic, digital (which include recent past, present, and near future), and space.

It would probably require a new vote, though.
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Old 11-30-2012, 03:48 PM   #25
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Do you mean B?
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Superheroes of today IN DA PAST?
Lol.
It's B.

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Note that Wild Cards has "innate psi powers", "virus", and "being an alien" all as power sources.
There's Brennan which have Chi powers, too.
The point I was referring to is that I like one single origin, like virus is in Wild Cards, that can account for a wide variety of powers. And I like an origin that suddenly changes forever the world as we know it.
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Old 11-30-2012, 04:01 PM   #26
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My opinion on the voting: since past, present, and future are the candidates, determine a winner among them by pure votes, and then access the general preferences of the winning voters, and select a time period of your own choosing.

My votes:

THE PAST: I'd prefer prohibition era.

ONE ORIGIN of powers. Preferably an enigmatic and mysterious one, a la Heroes.
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Old 11-30-2012, 08:27 PM   #27
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The past.

A few origins.
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Old 11-30-2012, 08:33 PM   #28
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Note that Wild Cards has "innate psi powers", "virus", and "being an alien" all as power sources.
The first two are the same in that the virus is made to splice in a warped, powerful form of innate psi.
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Old 12-01-2012, 03:39 AM   #29
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I could be persuaded to go for another time period.

I'm not dead-set on the 1980s; I just think it's fun.

Astromancer stated that a vote for past time period would come later.

From his initial post-
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A) The Past (we'll set when and were later)
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Old 12-01-2012, 04:21 AM   #30
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Past: No particular preference on era.

Few origins to keep it from being a kitchen sink setting.
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