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Old 03-29-2021, 09:07 AM   #7
Join Date: Jun 2008
Default Re: [Basic] Advantage of the Week: Legal Enforcement Powers

Originally Posted by RogerBW View Post
I'm trying to think of campaigns I might run where the cost of this advantage would matter, i.e. where some PCs had more of it than others. Perhaps something like CSI where you have some police and some non-arresting investigators (at least when the writers remember the difference). Or perhaps "unofficial" monster hunting (up to and including Delta Green), where the hunters have to (ab)use the powers granted to them in their mundane lives to learn more about the esoteric enemy.
The latter is what I'd find especially likely. The one cop in the group has a badge to flash, at least until he's inevitably called into the office because he's using it to cover for that scruffy bunch who hunt things that don't exist. The rest are monster hunters with no legal authority.
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