#1 Edited by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio

Big Shoes Tourney

Through some Plot Induced Craziness, all beings with above street level abilities have been spirited away. War immediately broke out due to the massive power vacuum eventually 8-16 factions formed who all sought to bring about their vision of what the world should be. It is agreed that a tournament of champions will take place in the various ruins of the world to determine who will rule the world for the next year.

You run one of those factions and you must gather your best warriors and arm them with your best weapons and bring them to the battle.

First you must choose 5 street level people.

  • The peak of physical stats is Spider-man.
  • No character may possess brain power that has commonly produced above street level feats. So Reed or Doom or Tony are automatically out. This rule will be enforced on a case by case basis.
  • Healing Factors will be limited to Deadpool. They have to also be killable.
  • No Telepathy above Mr. X.
  • No Telekinesis above 1 ton.
  • No magic powers but magic knowledge is fine.
  • Other powers will be allowed on a case by case basis.
  • All forms of media are allowed but if its from a rather unknown source I will need sufficient evidence that they fit here so be prepared to provide it.
  • I am sure people will try and sneak a level one nuke or two through so if you find a character to be too much please speak up.
  • Choices are on a first come first served basis but I will allow for differing versions to apply.

Now to the fun part!

You get to scavenge the left over equipment from those that were spirited away at:

Dashing DireDrill's Discount Doohickeys!

You get 15 points in each tier to equip your team and they get 1 month to practice with their equipment. Items from these lists cannot be looted. Choose wisely because every item comes with its own advantages and disadvantages. (EX. Lantern Rings will only be really effective on people who exhibit a high amount of that part of the spectrum. If you try and put a Yellow Lantern Ring on Bob, Agent of Hydra, you are going to have a bad time.)

High Tier Equipment (15 Points)

  • (16) Ultimate Nullifier
  • (15) Power Gem
  • (15) Mind Gem
  • (15) Saint of Killer's Gun with 1 Shot
  • (10) Entropy Aegis
  • (10) Destroyer Armor
  • (10) Eye of Agamotto w/ Cloak of Levitation
  • (10) Mjolnir
  • (10) Crimson Gem of Cyttorak
  • (10) Phoenix Fragment
  • (8) Lantern Ring (Any Color but not Black or White)
  • (8) Cosmic Ring
  • (8) Mother Box
  • (8) Silver Surfboard
  • (7) Quantum Bands
  • (5) Medusa Mask
  • (5) Amulet of Isis
  • (5) Batman's Superman Suit
  • (3) Universal Weapon (Ronan)
  • (3) Khaji-Da the Blue Scarab
  • (2) Cold Gun (Captain Cold)
  • (1) High Tier Bank - Grants 1 High Tier Point that can be used at any point during the Tourney. You can only bank 5 Points.
  • (1) Mid Tier Bonus – Grants 3 more Mid Tier Points
  • (1) Low Tier Bonus – Grants 6 more Low Tier Points

Mid Tier Equipment (15 Points)

  • (10) Amazon Armory – Sandals of Hermes, Gauntlet of Atlas, Lasso of Truth, Aegis Armbands
  • (10) Nega Bands
  • (10) Dilustel
  • (8) Doom's Armor
  • (8) Tactigon
  • (7) Any Iron Man Armor
  • (7) Lex Luthor's Armor
  • (7) Captain Britain's Suit
  • (5) Ragnarok's Fauxlnir
  • (5) Darkhawk Amulet
  • (3) Soulsword comes with Bonus Eldritch Armor
  • (3) Streamsword
  • (3) Blacklight Projector
  • (3) Neptune's Trident (Marvel)
  • (3) Oni Mask (Jackie Chan Adventers, no Tarakudo)
  • (2) The Ebony Blade
  • (2) The Omnitrix – You get 10 Aliens of your choice. No Alien X or likewise overpowered guys.
  • (2) The Witchblade
  • (2) Rage of Kratos - Grants you access to 3 of Kratos' Items with their accompanying magic.
  • (2) Southern Cross' Cane - Grants Telekinetic powers
  • (1) Mid Tier Bank - Grants 1 Mid Tier Point that can be used at any time during the Tourney. You can only bank 5 Points.
  • (1) Low Tier Bonus – Grants 2 Low Tier Points

Low Tier Equipment (15 Points)

  • (10) Insider Suit
  • (10) 10 Rings of the Mandarin
  • (10) Nth Metal Harness and Nth Melee Weapon of your Choice
  • (10) Complete Potis Altiare
  • (10) Mento's Helmet
  • (10) Battle Computer
  • (8) Wonder Girl's Lasso
  • (7) Adamantine Mace (Marvel Hercules)
  • (7) The Talismans (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • (7) Moon Stone
  • (7) Staff of One
  • (7) Claw of Horus
  • (5) 10 T-Spheres
  • (5) GI Ant Man Suit
  • (5) Phoenix Blade
  • (5) Old Power Forcefield and Taser
  • (5) Emperor Scorpion – You get 10 Shen Gong Wu
  • (5) Breastplate of Aegis
  • (3) Symbiote Suit – You get to choose which one.
  • (3) Magnetic Baton
  • (3) Pimp Articles
  • (3) Prometheus Armor
  • (3) 10 S.P.I.N. Tech Darts
  • (2) Bloodsword
  • (2) Legion Flight Ring
  • (2) Iron Spider Suit
  • (2) Tantu Totem – Grants Animal Mimicry
  • (2) Shield Omni-Weapon
  • (1) 5 Webshooters
  • (1) Adamantium Ammunition – One Character gets unlimited Adamantium ammunition for whatever weapons they have.
  • (1) VibraniumVindication – One Character gets a full Vibranium suit and 1 Vibranium weapon or shield.
  • (1) Low Tier Bank - Grants 1 Low Tier Point that can be used at any time during the tourney. You can only bank 5 Points.

Achievements

Unlike other tourney's perks are awarded to those who choose teams of various compositions. I'll be the final judge of if you qualify but I'll be pretty lenient if your can provide even tangential evidence. A team can qualify for many perks but can have no more than 4 active per round. If you have any ideas for other Perks then feel free to suggest them.

  • Just Us League – Choosing only people who were members of the Justice League earns you an Amazo with only the abilities of Superman, Wonder Woman, Martian Manhunter, and Aquaman. I'll also allow 1-2 JSA member for this one.
  • Ex-Men – Choosing only people who were X-men earns you Bastion.
  • Uhh-vengers – Choosing only people who were Avengers earns you Ragnarok.
  • Titans Truculent – Choosing only Teen Titans/Young Justice members earns you Indigo.
  • Weapon Ex – Choosing only Wolverine-related characters earns you a carbonadium melee weapon or ammunition for every team member. Any Marvel Team will likely qualify for this. :)
  • Sundered Bolts – Choosing only Thunderbolts/Master of Evil members earns you the Vision or Jocasta.
  • Secret Injustice Club – Choosing only Justice League Villains earns you Red Tornado or Red Torpedo or Red Inferno.
  • More like Professor SuX – Choosing only X-men villains earns you Danger & 1 More Month of Training.
  • Meek Inherit Earth – Choosing only heroes earns you Full Knowledge on the opposing team.
  • Evil Always Wins – Choosing only villains earns you 1 Hour of Prep.
  • I Am The Law – Choosing only Anti-Heroes/Anti-Villains earns you Complete Morals Off.
  • We Built It – Choosing only technologically empowered people earns you 5 more Low Tier Points for Tech Items.
  • Absolute Power – Choosing only genetically empowered people earns you 5 shots of MGH that will double the effectiveness of your powers.
  • Boom Headshot! - Choosing 5 marksmen earns your team Anti-metal Ammunition.
  • Martial Law – Choosing only hand to hand fighters earns your team Vibranium Gauntlets and Greaves that don't inhibit combat.
  • It's a Trap – Choosing only trappers earns you 30 minutes to review the battlefield and make minor modifications but they do not get information on the enemy team.
  • Every Color of the Rainbow – Choosing characters from different fiction grants you Perfect Teamwork. You team will work as though they have worked together for years.
  • Japan is Weird – Choosing all anime/manga characters earns you 1 year of training with your items.
  • Syfy is a Stupid Name – Choosing all science fiction characters earns you either 2 Xenomorphs, 2 T-800s, or 2 Borg Drones.
  • May The Force Be With You – Choosing only Star Wars Characters gets you 5 ARC Troopers and 5 Lightsabres.
  • One Hand Tied – Choose only 4 members for your team and you get 5 Mid Tier Points.
  • Girl Power - Choosing only female characters earns you 25% off all female owned items, rounding applies. (EX: 1.5 = 2, 1.2 = 1)

Supreme Judgement

As I highly dislike how voting is handled around here I would like to create a panel of 5, 7, or 9 people to handle all voting for the tourney. As informed voters are the best voters, this will promote better debating because poor debating with good characters will not earn you the win as is often the case. These people will be required to make between 7 and 15 votes depending on how many people we have compete. Votes will need to include at least 2 points that decided your vote, a tip for the debaters on how to improve, and any other relevant information. You can compete and also judge so if you think you are up to snuff then please volunteer to judge. I may DQ you based on your previous voting record.

If you have any questions feel free to ask. But if not time to get creative!

@thedarklordpandamonium

  • 616 Blink
  • Superior Spider-man
  • Artemis Entreri
  • Kenji Uedo
  • Subject Delta

@batnorris

  • Beast
  • Nightcrawler
  • Archangel
  • Gambit
  • Cyclops

@docnick

  • Dwarfstar
  • Red Skull
  • Heatwave
  • Deathstroke
  • Prometheus

@mightyrearranger

  • Rick Flag Jr.
  • Bronze Tiger
  • Deadshot
  • Scarecrow
  • Count Vertigo

@sovereign91001

  • Spider-Man (Peter)
  • Black Panther
  • Kakashi Hatake
  • Spider-man 2099
  • Kyle

@backflip

  • What If? Spidey
  • Mace Windu
  • Quake
  • Cable
  • Sage

@juiceboks

  • Batman
  • Green Arrow
  • Nightwing
  • Cassandra Cain
  • Creeper

@jokergeist

  • The Joker
  • The Trapster
  • The Trickster
  • The Riddler
  • Dropped Out

@floopay

  • Deadpool
  • Nimor Imphraezl
  • Vincent Valentine
  • Maka Albarn

@dredeuced

  • AoA Blink
  • Zazie
  • Alita
  • Zealot
  • Nemesis

@thetruebarryallen

  • Daredevil
  • Cyborg
  • Hawkeye
  • Tim Drake
  • Iron Fist

@sync1

  • Azrael
  • Connor Hawke
  • Richard Dragon
  • Ravager
  • Mister Terrific

@the_legendary_supersaiyan_hulk

  • Breach
  • Armageddon
  • Master Cyclonis
  • Amon

@higorm

  • TBA
  • Gorgon
  • Dark Beast
  • Omega Red
  • Mr. Negative

@i_like_swords

  • Punisher
  • Winter Soldier
  • Agent Venom (Flash Thompson)
  • Blade
  • Star-Lord

@cadencev2

  • Kharn the Betrayer
  • Brother Raclaw
  • Sergeant Learchus
  • Nameless Vindicare Assassin
  • Captain Titus

@esquire

  • AoA Kitty Pride
  • AoA Nightcrawler
  • Ultimate Wolverine
  • Exiles Mimic
#2 Posted by mightyrearranger (1578 posts) - - Show Bio

Cool idea! Would Gentleman Ghost's ghostliness be considered magic? I would guess so, but figured I may as well ask.

#3 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio
#4 Edited by Thedarklordpandamonium (4825 posts) - - Show Bio

Team for Justice League perk if I get it: Mr Terrific, Black Canary, Hourman, Hawkgirl, Hawkman

If I don't, then Team: Spidey, AoA Blink, Artemis Entreri w/Charon's Claw, Lifesteal Dagger and other standard equips, Kenji Uedo, Subject Delta w/8 plasmids (no Insect Swarm, Cyclone Trap)

#5 Edited by Jokergeist (4935 posts) - - Show Bio

What kind of characters would qualify as a "trapper" for the It's a Trap achievement?

#6 Posted by The_Legendary_SuperSaiyan_Hulk (10049 posts) - - Show Bio

How do you get the nullifier if there are only 15 points?

#7 Edited by Juiceboks (8979 posts) - - Show Bio

Interesting idea, I'll think of a team later.

#8 Posted by nickthedevil (12409 posts) - - Show Bio

The Top, Captain Boomerang, Heatwave, Deathstroke, and Prometheus.

#9 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio

@jokergeist: Characters who use traps as means of attack. Everyone from the Trapster to Kraven will count. Post your team and I can tell you whether or not they qualify.

@thedarklordpandamonium: Starman and Captain Steel are too powerful. Ted Kord would be acceptable but not Jaime. Hourman, assuming Rex or Rick, would be acceptable.

Kenji is likely out due to his potential durability and strength. I would also disallow Pym for the same reason. Delta will only be able to carry 8 plasmids as per the game not all 10.

#10 Edited by The_Legendary_SuperSaiyan_Hulk (10049 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill: If I were to choose people from Beelzebub, would their demon-contracted powers be counted as magic?

#11 Posted by Thedarklordpandamonium (4825 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill: What about: Mr Terrific, Black Canary, Hourman, Hawkgirl, Hawkman for JL team?

#12 Edited by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio
#13 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio
#14 Posted by Thedarklordpandamonium (4825 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill: Hourman was in League, Hawks were as well.

#15 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio
#16 Edited by Thedarklordpandamonium (4825 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill: YEAAAAAAAAAAAH

Also I don't really get the point of Banking points (teehee punswag yolo). Does that mean that the items you purchase are only for 1 round?

(also what does the Silver Surfboard do...e_e)

#17 Edited by Dextersinister (6127 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill: Kenji should be fine in the strength department as he has never shown strength above the limits under his own control.

Durability is another issue, you haven't listed anything about healing factors so he may be out on that.

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#18 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio

@thedarklordpandamonium:

Banking allows you to delay a pick of an item until you need it in a round. If in the first round you look at your opponent and see you need some Webshooters, you can buy them. It allows you some flexibility should you not desire to spend all of your points initially. Once banked points are used, they can't be used again so once you buy those webshooters you have them for the rest of the tourney.

#19 Posted by batnorris (679 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill:

nightcrawler, beast, bullseye, captain america, superior spiderman

anyone too powerful?

#20 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio

@dextersinister: I haven't listed anything on healing factors, good catch. I will amend that now. My point about Kenji is that he can alter his structure to alot of things that may conceivably too much. I will only allow him on the basis that he cannot create/modify himself to levels above Spider-man. Thanks for the clarification.

#21 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio

@batnorris: Everyone there seems fine. Beast is only a 10-15 tonner right?

#22 Posted by batnorris (679 posts) - - Show Bio
#23 Posted by batnorris (679 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill said:

@batnorris: Everyone there seems fine. Beast is only a 10-15 tonner right?

yup.

so since my team is all hero's i get the meek inherit the earth which gives my team full knowledge right?

#24 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio
#25 Posted by The_Legendary_SuperSaiyan_Hulk (10049 posts) - - Show Bio
#26 Posted by batnorris (679 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill:

actually, could i modify my team for a sec?

#27 Posted by Dextersinister (6127 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill: He has a very potent mind control power, although not technically telepathy as it requires physical contact or a part of him be in you I'm not sure you would want grey areas in the matter.

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#28 Posted by Thedarklordpandamonium (4825 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill I will be taking the Saint of Killer's Gun and then switching out Hawkgirl with Arsenal.

#29 Posted by batnorris (679 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill:

beast, nightcrawler, archangel, quicksilver, and cyclops.

that good?

i was kinda going for:

Ex-Men – Choosing only people who were X-men earns you Bastion.

#30 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_legendary_supersaiyan_hulk:

Oga's magic does breach the rules so I will have to DQ him. The rest of the guys seem alright. Terra Formars seems like an interesting book, I might try and give it a read. I see you are aiming for the 5 extra points.

#31 Posted by The_Legendary_SuperSaiyan_Hulk (10049 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill: Kk, will switch him out. Wasn't aiming for 5 extra points lol, forgot I could have a 5th XD

#32 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio

@thedarklordpandamonium:

Bold choice taking the SOK Gun. Arsenal is a good choice.

@batnorris:

Quicksilver is too fast.

@dextersinister:

That was another issue I was worried about but the rules will limit him to reading minds unless the right items are bought.

#33 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio
#34 Posted by Thedarklordpandamonium (4825 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill: Well I intend to one-shot whoever is carrying the obvious Power Gem/Mind Gem/Entropy Aegis with Arsenal whilst protecting my team from mental assault with Amazo's MMH powers, then light-speed travel to the guy Arsenal killed with Amazo's Superman powers, and pick up their item.

#35 Posted by Dextersinister (6127 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill: No need to worry about DLP is going for the JL team. Good choice for the Amazo.

I always like to assume that the no telepathy rule takes into account any form of mind control.

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#36 Posted by The_Legendary_SuperSaiyan_Hulk (10049 posts) - - Show Bio
#37 Posted by The_Legendary_SuperSaiyan_Hulk (10049 posts) - - Show Bio

@thedarklordpandamonium:

Banking allows you to delay a pick of an item until you need it in a round. If in the first round you look at your opponent and see you need some Webshooters, you can buy them. It allows you some flexibility should you not desire to spend all of your points initially. Once banked points are used, they can't be used again so once you buy those webshooters you have them for the rest of the tourney.

So, we could technically bank all our points and choose after the tourny starts?

#38 Edited by Juiceboks (8979 posts) - - Show Bio

Venom(Flash)

Winter Soldier

Taskmaster

Black Panther

Ultimate Captain America

Perk: Uhhh-Avengers?

#39 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio

@thedarklordpandamonium: While an interesting strategy, items that are bought cannot be looted. I'll amend the rules as I had not thought of that.

#40 Edited by The_Legendary_SuperSaiyan_Hulk (10049 posts) - - Show Bio

My perks:

  • Martial Law
  • Absolute Power
  • Japan is weird
  • Meek inherit Earth
#41 Edited by Thedarklordpandamonium (4825 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill: -_-

Gettin' real tired of your shenanigans. So for all intents and purposes, when a character with an item dies, that item is winked away into nothingness?

#42 Posted by batnorris (679 posts) - - Show Bio

@thedarklordpandamonium:

Bold choice taking the SOK Gun. Arsenal is a good choice.

@batnorris:

Quicksilver is too fast.

@dextersinister:

That was another issue I was worried about but the rules will limit him to reading minds unless the right items are bought.

k, can i just replace him with gambit?

#43 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio

@juiceboks:

Tasky was an Avenger?

@the_legendary_supersaiyan_hulk:

No, only 5 points can be banked. You have to use a minimum of 30 points before the rounds start.

The rest of your team seems fine, but I would like to know how durable Roaches are so that strength levels are ascertained.

@dextersinister:

He did change his team but that does not mean someone else won't pick Kenji. That is a good assumption to make. You making a team?

You guys know that you can all qualify for up to 4 achievements right?

#44 Edited by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio
#45 Posted by nickthedevil (12409 posts) - - Show Bio

Okay. Instead of Top, I'll take Dwarfstar. And never mind Captain Boomerang. I'll take Captain Cold instead. Pre 52, all of em.

#46 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio

@docnick: Dwarfstar seems fine. Cold is out unless you choose to use him without his Cold Gun, his Cold Gun is a high tier item for a reason.

#47 Posted by The_Legendary_SuperSaiyan_Hulk (10049 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill: Depends on what roaches you're talking about, the newer evolved roaches seemed pretty durable(one of them just stood there while being assaulted on acting like nothing was happening)

However, the standard roaches have been shown to be sliced by swords and penetrated by bullets.

The strongest people in terms of strength are around 10 tons, maybe a little bit higher.

#48 Posted by batnorris (679 posts) - - Show Bio

@diredrill: so do i get:

Ex-Men – Choosing only people who were X-men earns you Bastion?

#49 Posted by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_legendary_supersaiyan_hulk: As long as your feats don't violate Spidey's strength, they seem fine then. I don't know the series too well so are all of your guys good guys?

#50 Edited by DireDrill (2447 posts) - - Show Bio