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Uncle Sam
Uncle Sam
Samuel Wilson
Cost Characteristic Value Roll Notes
35 STR 45/60 18- / 21- Lift: 12.8tons/102.4tons; HTH: 9d6/12d6; END: [4/5]
33 DEX 21 13- OCV: 7  DCV: 7
20 CON 20 13-
0 BODY 10 11-
3 INT 13 12- PER Roll: 12-
6 EGO 13 12- ECV: 4; Mental Defense: 0
20 PRE 30 15- PRE Attack: 6d6
0 COM 10 11-
11 PD 20/23   Total: 20/23 PD (15 rPD)
16 ED 20   Total: 20 ED (15 rED)
9 SPD 4   Phases: 3, 6, 9, 12
4 REC 15/33   Running: 6" / 12"
5 END 50   Swimming: 2" / 4"
2 STUN 45/53  
 
Uncle Sam | Summary
Real Name: Samuel Wilson Hair Color: White
Concept: Brick/Patriot Eye Color: Blue
Affiliation: The Crimebusters Height & Weight: 6' 6" (1.99 m) / 174 lbs (79.00 kg)
Played By: Jack Butler Date of Birth: 4 July 1876
Created By: Jack Butler Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Cost Powers END
8 America's Fighting Spirit: Elemental Control, 16-point powers
8 1) Bold, Fearless, and Strong: Knockback Resistance -8" (16 Active Points)
8 2) Citizens, Not Subjects: Damage Resistance (15 PD/15 ED) (15 Active Points)
12 3) The Indomitable Spirit of Her People: (Total: 20 Active Cost, 20 Real Cost) Lack Of Weakness (-10) for Normal Defense (Real Cost: 10) plus Lack Of Weakness (-10) for Resistant Defenses (Real Cost: 10)
3 4) Last Stand: +15 STR (15 Active Points); Limited Power Only When Character Is The Last Man Standing (-2) 1
5 American Ingenuity At Its Finest: Luck 1d6
5 The Dream Made Real: Life Support (Longevity: Immortal)
15 Just Catching My Breath: +15 REC (30 Active Points); Limited Power Only When Character Takes A Full Phase Recovery (-1)
11 The Tree of Liberty Must Occasionally Be Fed With the Blood of Patriots: Healing 2 BODY, Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2), Persistent (+1/2) (40 Active Points); Extra Time (Regeneration-Only) 1 Hour (-2 1/4), Self Only (-1/2)
Cost Martial Arts
Maneuver Phase OCV DCV Notes
20 Its Not The Dog In The Fight, But The Fight In The Dog
Break Free 1/2 +0 +0 60 STR / 75 STR vs. Grabs
Fist Grab 1/2 +1 +1 Grab One Limb, Block
Grab 1/2 -1 -1 Grab Two Limbs, 55 STR / 70 STR for holding on
Punch 1/2 +2 +0 11d6 / 14d6 Strike
Toughness 1/2 +2 +2 Block, Abort
Cost Skills
15 +3 with HTH Combat
3 Conversation 15-
1 Crimebusters Package
Contact: Jake Lobo (Useful Skills, Major Institutions, Significant Contacts, Good Relationship) 11-
Minor Talent: Is Contacted Whenever the Team is Needed (Specifics Vary By Character)
Monitored by the East Coast Media 11-
PS: Crimebuster 8-
Reputation: True Blue Heroes, +2/+2d6 14-
Teamwork 13-
0 Everyman Skills
AK: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 11-
Acting 8-
Climbing 8-
Concealment 8-
Conversation 8-
Deduction 8-
Language: English (idiomatic) (4 Active Points)
PS: Superhero (Custom Adder) 11-
Paramedics 8-
Persuasion 8-
Shadowing 8-
Stealth 8-
TF: Custom Adder, Small Motorized Ground Vehicles
[Notes: Custom Mod is Everyman Skill]
3 Oratory 15-
3 Persuasion 15-
21 Scholar
KS: American Folk Heroes (4 Active Points) 13-
KS: American Folk Songs (4 Active Points) 13-
KS: American Folk Tales (4 Active Points) 13-
KS: American Geography (4 Active Points) 13-
KS: American History (4 Active Points) 13-
KS: Trivia About Americans, Famous and Not-So-Famous (4 Active Points) 13-
175+ Disadvantages
15 Distinctive Features: The Spitting Image of an American Cultural Icon (Not Concealable; Noticed and Recognizable; Detectable By Commonly-Used Senses)
20 Hunted: Foreign Powers That Hold Themselves The Enemies of America 8- (Mo Pow, NCI, Harshly Punish)
20 Psychological Limitation: Code Against Killing (Common, Total)
20 Psychological Limitation: My Country, Right or Wrong; If Right, to be Kept Right; and If Wrong, To Be Set Right (Common, Total)
20 Psychological Limitation: True-Blue Hero (Very Common, Strong)
1 Quirk: Calls Men Younger Than 40 "Son" and All Women "Miss"
1 Quirk: Distrusts "Furreners"
1 Quirk: Hums "Yankee Doodle" When Concentrating on Something
1 Quirk: Never Drinks Anything Stronger Than Milk or Lemonade
1 Quirk: Uses Euphemisms in Situations Where Others Might Swear
10 Social Limitation: Misplaced Notoriety (People Think He's the "Real" Uncle Sam) (Frequently, Minor)
15 Social Limitation: Permanent Identity (Uncle Sam) (Frequently, Major)
Uncle Sam | Points Summary
Characteristics Cost: 164 Base Points: 175
Powers Cost: 75 Disadvantages: 125
Talents Cost: 0 Total Experience: 12
Perks Cost: 0 Spent Experience: 5
Martial Arts Cost: 20 Unspent Experience: 7
Skills Cost: 46 Total Points: 312
Background

Sam Wilson remembers very little that happened before his 75th birthday. To him, those years before he gained his powers are nothing more than a distant blur. However, he remembers clearly the events that occurred on July 4, 1937. He was in a hospital bed, taking a long time to die of old age and neglect. As he lay there, semi-conscious, the Spirit of America appeared before him, clutching the Stars and Stripes to her breast.

She told Sam that dark, difficult times were coming for the nation. He had been specially selected to take up the banner and defend the nation from its enemies. He was told that America will be strong again, and that while the current days of the Depression had weakened the American Dream, no human force could ever truly break it.

The Spirit of America faded from his view. Sam Wilson got up from his hospital bed a new man. He was no longer appeared to be a short, balding man bent with the burden of age. Instead, he had transformed into the literal figure of the legendary Uncle Sam. He climbed from his bed and left the hospital to do his duty, for God and his country.

Personality

Uncle Sam is perhaps the most rabidly patriotic American alive. His patriotism falls just short of the "America, Love It or Leave It", but not by much. He has little patience with people who badmouth his country, its people, or its government. In addition, he has a suspicion of all foreigners, even those with a long history of alliance with the United States (like the Canadians, English, and French). This suspicion is usually subtle, but apparent if one looks for it.

When it comes to the general public, Uncle Sam is cheerful, helpful, and polite. He never swears; rather, he tends to use outdated euphemisms instead of profanity.

Quote

"Now, you kids had better just run along... It’s a school night, you know!"

Powers

Uncle Sam is much, much stronger than a normal human being. He is resistant to injury, and heals quickly. His only other powers seem to be an immense charisma, which he uses with great skill and deftness. Lastly, he hasn't aged a day since his 75th birthday.

Appearance

Uncle Sam looks like he stepped right out of the James Montgomery Flagg’s World War I "I Want You!" recruiting poster. He is a tall, thin, old man (and has been since his 75th birthday), who is visibly in good shape despite being also obviously elderly. Sam's costume is a red-white-and-blue, stars-and-striped tailcoat, complete with top hat. Despite being 75 years old, he is still as spry and able as when he was younger.