Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Mr. Steelfist, CPA for Light City

Here's a character for Light City, a fun superhero hack of the excellent Swords & Wizardry Light. Having fun playing around with the system a bit.

Mr. Steelfist, Certified Public Accountant!




Roy Kranzle was a mild mannered accountant who just wanted a nice comfortable job. In a rare instance of action he tried to protect several of his fellow employees during a paranormal battle. He should have died in the attempt Instead he was “gifted” with a pair of Technomantic Power Gauntlets at the whim of the mad goddess known as Lady Discordian. After the battle he found he could not remove them, as the chaos magic fused the Gauntlets onto him. It took months for Roy to learn how to wield and use his new hands.

At first flustered by his new abilities and his massive new hands, Roy soon began to use his sharp mind to guide the power he now had. He became a reserve member of the Justice Brigade to both learn to fight and use his abilities to help. During tax season Roy is the accountant for several superhero groups but he also helps fight the good fight as Mr. Steelfist CPA!

Mr. Steelfist, CPA
Level 7 Elemental

Real Name: Roy Kranzle, CPA, First Appearance: Justice Brigade #125

Abilities: Str 14, Dex 12, Con 11, Int 16 (+1), Wis 12, Cha 11
Hit Dice: 5HD (25), Saving Throw: 9; Move: 12/48 (Mighty Swings)
AC 7[12] (Steelfist Aura, negated by chaos magic)
Attacks: Thunder Punch: +3 to hit; 1d6+1 kinetic damage; range 60ft
Elemental Powers: Elemental Shield (Steelfist Block); Hold (Stunning Punch); Knocks /Lock (Weakness Detection), Radial Blast (Shockwave Strike)

Notes: In choosing the Elemental Class I reskinned it to represent the various powers of the Techno Gloves. Mighty Swings is grabbing a building and leaping from area to area. Knock/Lock is Steelfist using his intelligence to know the best place to strike to open or lock a door, gate, etc.

This character inspired by Rebel Minis 28mm Men in Black with Power Fists Miniatures.

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