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Starcraft marine on the battlefield

Generic Starcraft marine

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.

Starcraft marine

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.


Quotes

“Want a piece of me, boy ?”

“Gimme something to shoot !”

“Rock‘n’roll !”

Face of a typical Starcraft marine


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Starcraft Marine

Dex: 03 Str: 03 Bod: 03 Motivation: Responsibility of Power
Int: 02 Wil: 03 Min: 03 Occupation : Space Marine/Soldier
Inf: 02 Aur: 02 Spi: 03 Resources {or Wealth} : 002
Init: 010 HP: 005

Skills:
Martial Artist: 03, Medicine (First Aid): 02, Military Science: 03, Vehicles: 02, Weaponry: 05

Note:
Vehicle specialists have Vehicles: 04.

Advantages:
Some have Military Rank.

Connections:
Military (Low).

Equipment:

  • MARINE ARMOR [/BODY/ 06].
  • Gauss assault rifle [BODY 04, Projectile weapon: 07, Range: 05, Ammo: 05, R#2, Bonus: Multi-Attack 2, Limitation: Projectile weapon has No Range, use the listed Range instead].
  • Grenades (x4) [BODY 02, Bomb: 08, Grenade Drawback].
  • 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].
  • Vehicle specialists may be equipped with the following :
    • VULTURE [STR 04 BODY 06, AV 07, EV 10, Range: 05, Running: 08, R#: 2, Bonus : EV has an Area Effect (+1). This is a sort of high performance all-terrain bike, equipped with an heavily armored cockpit, a grenade launcher and a mine layer. The mine layer uses Spider mines (INT 01, DEX 03, BODY 04, Bomb: 15, Detect (movement): 05, Running: 09), Grenade Drawback].

Vulture Terran vehicle in Starcraft

  • GOLIATH [DEX 04 STR 08 BODY 09, AV 07, EV 08, Range: 05, Projectile weapons: 10, Running: 05, R#2, Projectile Weapons can only be used against airborne targets. A sort of mecha  with autocannons and ground-to-air missiles (Projectile weapons)].

A Goliath Terran vehicle in Starcraft

  • SIEGE TANK [STR 09 BODY 15, AV 10, EV 11, Range: 07, Power reserve (EV, Range): 08, Running: 05, Bonus : if Power Reserve is used on EV, it acquires an Area Effect (+1), R#2, Power reserve (siege mode) renders the tank immobile ; Power Reserve cannot boost EV above 14].

A Terran siege tank in Starcraft

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

Source of Character: First Starcraft video game.

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