31 Day Character Creation Challenge (Day 21)

You can read about the challenge here: http://tardiscaptain.com/gaming/character-creation-challenge/ I don’t have an interesting backstory for this character. Probably because I didn’t randomly roll them up. When I create a character randomly I’m usually get inspiration during the process. This character is simply an exercise to see how far I can push various abilities within the …

31 Day Character Creation Challenge (day 20)

You can read about the challenge here: http://tardiscaptain.com/gaming/character-creation-challenge/ Meet the Pistol Shrimp: Paul was a humble social worker and teacher at an alternative school for disadvantaged youth. One day Paul tackled a shooter that had attacked the school, saving the lives of his students and the other faculty. Suddenly he was getting his 15 minutes …

31 Day Character Creation Challenge

You can read about the challenge here: http://tardiscaptain.com/gaming/character-creation-challenge/ Summary: The idea is to create a new character every day for the month of January. It doesn’t matter what RPG system you use, or if you use the same one or many different ones. The points is to get more familiar with the mechanics of games …

Grackleflint’s Advanced Guide to Building a Support Character in V&V 3.0 “Mighty Protectors”

Welcome to the fifth character build guide. I know this is a niche RPG and as such, I’m not getting a lot of traffic to this blog, but if you are reading and enjoying these guides, please leave a comment and let me know what’s working for you, what isn’t, and what you’d like to …

Grackleflint’s Advanced Guide to Building a Speedster in V&V 3.0 “Mighty Protectors”

Let’s cut to the chase, because this build is all about speed. The Speedster has been around since the 40s with the creation of the Flash, and later Quicksilver, Whizzer, Speed Demon, and so on. To me, a Speedster’s role is to even the odds by taking extra Turns each Round and using their increased …

Grackleflint’s Advanced Guide to Building a Controller in V&V 3.0 “Mighty Protectors”

Welcome to my third character build guide. This time we’re focusing on the master of the battlefield—the Controller. Comic book characters like Ice Man, Cable, and Graviton are great examples of this archetype. A Controller’s role is to incapacitate their enemies, de-buff them, and well—control them. Key Abilities for a Controller are: Darkness Control, Devitalization …

Grackleflint’s Advanced Guide to Building a Blaster in V&V 3.0 “Mighty Protectors”

This is the second in a series of articles for V&V 3.0 focusing on building character archetypes. I want to reiterate that these guides are for players who are already familiar with V&V 3.0, and that my ideas of how each archetype should play are a mix of what I’ve seen in comics, other TTRPGs, …

Grackleflint’s Advanced Guide to Building A Tank in V&V 3.0 “Mighty Protectors”

This is the first of a series of articles for V&V 3.0 focusing on specific archetypal character builds or roles. While V&V has no class roles, that doesn’t stop people from wanting to play Tanks, Healers, DPS, Support, Controllers, Speedsters, etc. This desire might come from the comfort and familiarity that other TTRPGs character classes …

My Love/Hate Relationship with V&V 3.0 (Mighty Protectors)

As I said before, the first time I played V&V (2.0) I was thirteen years old. I didn’t understand what made a game system good or bad, difficult or easy—all I knew is whether it was fun or not. V&V was just fun. It ticked a lot of boxes for me—you could play as yourself …

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