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Starcraft Firebat trooper figurine

Generic firebat trooper

(Starcraft unit)


Power Level:
Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Context

Starcraft was an epic sci-fi real-time strategy video game, released in 1998. It was both highly polished and highly influential. It remains heavily played 20 years later. Particularly in South Korea, which boasts a strong competitive Starcraft scene.

The Starcraft stats on writeups.org was found on the web circa… 1999 or 2000, I think. It is not by a regular contributor, but by one Acid Reflex. We kept a backup since personal web pages tended to promptly disappear after a few years. And, well, it did. So here’s the (edited and extended) backup.


Personality

The marines seen in Star Craft are mostly from Terran Confederacy. I has some cultural allusions to the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. For instance they use one of the CSA flags.

Firebat power armor

Consequently, the marines tend to be depicted as stereotypical American Southerners, speaking with a thick drawl. They’re often heard expressing themselves in an uncomplicated manner indicating their eagerness for a good fight.

The Firebats in particular have a good-ole-boy love of barbecues. That, and a focus on soft targets against which their weapons are most effective.


Quotes

“Burn, baby, burn”

“I love the smell of napalm.”

“You tryin’ to get invited to my next barbecue ?”


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Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG Print Friendly

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Firebat

Dex: 03 Str: 03 Bod: 04 Motivation: Responsibility of Power
Int: 02 Wil: 03 Min: 04 Occupation : Space Marine/Soldier
Inf: 02 Aur: 02 Spi: 03 Resources {or Wealth} : 002
Init: 010 HP: 010

Skills:
Martial Artist: 03, Medicine (First Aid): 02, Military Science: 03, Vehicles: 02, Weaponry (Flamers): 05, Weaponry (others Confederate marines weapons): 05

Advantages:
Some have Military Rank ; many NCOs have Iron Nerves.

Connections:
Military (Low).

Equipment:

  • FIREBAT ARMOR [/BODY/ 07, Flame project: 06, Bonus: Flame Project has Autofire and Continuing Damage (like Disintegration or Poison Touch)].
  • STIM-PACK [BODY 01, Power Reserve (DEX, STR): 02, Limitations : Power Reserve has a Catastrophic Burnout, using the Stim Pack inflicts inflict 01 BODY RAP (no LDD) and gives a Catastrophic Rage for the next half-hour].

By Acid Reflex ; edited by Sébastien Andrivet and Roy Cowan for v1.2.

Source of Character: First Starcraft video game.

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