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New modern superhero/maybe supernatural universe

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New modern superhero/maybe supernatural universe

Tips: 0.00 INK Postby Vanguard71 on Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:09 pm

I want to create a universe in which superheroes are just appearing on the world stage. I think many would think of themselves as some form of reincarnated gods, and would slowly develop megalomania and various personality disorders from being so much more than the mundanes around them. Many would become the villains in the universe - though not all (or even most) would be evil, but simply convinced that they know what is best, and forcing their views on the world around them. The players would mostly play ones who have resisted the urge to rule, and instead see their role as uplifting mankind rather than dominating it.

Of course, this raises more than few questions:
1) Are they right about the origins of their powers - because in-story, more than a few of them have been killed, but how can a god die?
2) How do some of them resist embracing the more selfish aspects of themselves, and stay heroes?
3) What do governments think about these "Neo-gods" and their impact on their citizens?
4) Are there other beings with powers that have no connection to the old gods? What about the old monsters - with the return of the gods (real or not) caused there to be a resurgence of creatures long thought to be just stories?

There will be more questions, I am sure - from myself, and hopefully from other players.

Are others interested in this idea, and willing to help build the world from the ground up?

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