The Heroes are defeated, ground down by a controlling society. As the last remaining bastion of ‘otherness’, Mad Scientists reach out to children through the medium of educational television, trying to spark a sense of rebellion in the only people who can still hear them.
Educational Television in a world of Science Heroes, Supergenius Villains, and Pulp Adventurer-Explorers!
For any problem, there’s a technical solution. Even the problems caused by the previous technical solution. And sometimes the people coming up with those solutions need to be reigned in, before their backyard nuclear reactor contaminates the whole neighborhood.
Alien scientists simultaneously guiding & observing ( and occasionally running from the catastrophic actions of ) the human scientific community.
(Episode updated with actual audio! Apologies, the mad science is strong with this lot. I hope you didn’t strain yourselves trying to hear the absent data. ~ T. Jones )
Hero Roadies – Your job is to make the Hero look good & to not get noticed, which gets more difficult the more heroic their actions become
Just Make Me Look Good – Maybe the Hero’s power is fading, maybe their powers are drastically oversold, or maybe they were just lucky at the right time. No matter what, they need you to keep them in the spotlight, to keep them relevant, and to keep them alive
Laser Plated Hero – What condiments do you want on your enormous high-tech sandwich?
Hearts & Minds On Mars – Trying to effect political change in a high-tech serfdom
“Plated” has a very different meaning in the Culinary world
For this game, we’ll be playing the “Punk” settings. Every one of them. All at the same time.
I have battled my super-powered nemesis on multiple occasions, and have defended this city for many years, but somehow I can’t shake the feeling that a month ago we both worked in a Starbucks.
Someone has etched the circuitry for superpowers into your skin, and you have no idea who or why. Or even what your powers are.
Will wrote a game based on Ben’s pitch, and kindly allowed us to share it; I’m Sorry, We’re Out Of Stilton (ISWOOS) ( How did this happen? How did we achieve gaming relevance? It certainly wasn’t what I signed up for. ~ T. Jones )