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Gunfire


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Background

  • Real Name: Andrew van Horn
  • Marital Status:  ?
  • Known Relatives: Ragnarok (father)
  • Group Affiliation: None
  • Base Of Operations:  ?
  • Height:  ? Weight:  ?
  • Eyes:  ? Hair:  ?


Powers and Abilities

Gunfire can emit energy blast when he has an object to focus his energy through. The creation of his “energy bullets” caused the object to disintegrate into dust after repeated uses of his power.

Later in his brief career as a hero he was able to use his Energy Blast power without a focus rather he would agitate the air molecules in front of him to create a blast.


History

Gunfire was unfortunately one of those New Blood characters introduced in the horrible Bloodline DC Annuals a few years back. He was actually an interesting character but unfortunately he didn’t survive in the competitive comic market of the 90s.

He had some pretty cool villains (Ricochet, the Marauder, Purge, The Exomorphic Man) but unfortunately they all were usually killed in the issue in which they were introduced.

The series ended pretty stupidly though. Tying up loose plot threads. Ragnarok is apparently killed. VHI is pretty much destroyed. And Gunfire fades away into hero limbo.

Well that’s about it for Gunfire. Gimme a minute while I compose myself.


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Gunfire

Dex: 06 Str: 04 Bod: 05 Motivation:
Int: 05 Wil: 06 Min: 05 Occupation: President Van Horn Industries
Inf: 05 Aur: 04 Spi: 05 Resources {or Wealth}: 012
Init: 016 HP: 030

Powers: Energy blast: 08, Bomb: 08

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • Energy blast requires an object of opportunity with some sort of pointed edge (-1)
  • Said object acquires a R#7 as using Energy blast slowly pulverize it (-1)
  • Bomb requires an object of opportunity with a smooth or round shape which must be thrown (-1)
  • Bomb consumes said object of opportunity (-1)

Skills: Acrobatics (dodging): 04, Martial artist: 04, Vehicles (land, air): 05

Advantages: Buddies (Yvette DuBois and Benjamin Nakashim)

Connections: VHI (High), Lieutenant Hector Riviera (High)

Drawbacks: Minor Physical Restriction (far sighted), SIA to using VHI technology for non destructive purposes, Arch Enemy (Ragnarok)

Equipment: ARMOR [/BODY/: 08, Eye of the cat: 10, Flight: 06, Thermal Vision: 08, Radio Communication: 10. Limitation : Eye of the cat can only be used *on* the armor by a third party (either Ben Nakashima or someone using the surveillance equipment in Gunfire’s vehicle) (-2)]

By Thalstrak, edited by Sébastien Andrivet

Source of Character: Gunfire (DCU)

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