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[Pinned] Player Made Heroes, Villians & Organizations

This is for NPC heroes and villains. Names that one may have heard in passing, on the news, in someones backstory, or is now deceased. Please use the following skeletons and they will be added to the main list.HERO/VILLAINNAMETrue Identity:Gende...
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[Pinned] CO Lore Primer (Updated 3/19/17)

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[Pinned] Player Made Places & Things

Landmarks, cities, bases - post it all here using the following skeleton.NAMELocation:Brief Description:Remember to keep it BRIEF! Just a few lines, please.
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[Pinned] The Champions Lore Links

So, the CORP forums has a whole heap of threads about the Champions lore, posted by helpful folks out to give a hand to fellow RPers. But, alas, like any forum, these threads often get lost to the passages of time. So! This thread is designed to b...
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[Pinned] Official Heroes, Villians & Organizations

A list of official heroes, villians & organizations in the Champions Universe. (source)AACI: Advanced Concepts Industries, one of the largest corporations in the world, run by unscrupulous businessman Franklin Stone. All-American, the: Patrio...
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[Pinned] Official Places & Things

A list of places in the Champions Universe. (source)---Agharti: A city of evil martial arts masters and teachers located several miles below Mt. Everest. Arcadia: The secret city of the Empyreans, located in Antarctica. Atlantis: The fabled under...
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Institute for Human Advancement

Thanks to the popularity of Marvel Comics' X-Men series, and the movies and television shows spawned from them, many players of CO and other supers RPGs want to play superheroes with a "mutant" background. Marvel has long used mutants as a metapho...
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The Cold War

What was the superhero situation like during the Cold War? Did Soviet and American heroes clash at points I'm asking because I have a character idea that directly relates to that era. Specifically the 60s.
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Turakian Age?

So, ol' Taco-face hails from the "Turakian Age." I know the Atlantean Age had a Hellenistic air, care of previous discussions, but.. what was the deal here? More Conan-inspired Hyborian Age style? Just curious in general about the era, culture, etc.
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So, I'm edging back into Champions a bit, with a new character - specifically, "Wildestarr", who owes a huge amount of her look to the Galaxy Rangers - though the concept's older than my knowledge of that show, and was poked at in a PnP Mutants &a...
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The Horror of the Post-2020 Champions Universe?

Citing precedent, as per the outline of future events in the original official Champions Universe time line described in Galactic Champions, even after the crisis that will block the flow of magic on Earth in 2020, it will take two more years for ...
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Champions Old West Vampire Problem?

Liaden, you alluded to this on the official forums - so I brought the question here as I suspect the lovely jackboots running them still have me shadow-banned for not letting them spread lies unchallenged.Old west Champions had a vampire issue? An...
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Jack Fool

I'm trying to remember where it was posted, but I recall seeing it mentioned in a lore discussion that everyone favorite 'block or die!' Jester was actually once a hero, and is enslaved by DEMON?I'm toying with a future concept and it might tie i...
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Meteor Man, Kelvarite, etc.

So, while I've read the entry on the third Meteor Man in Champions Universe, about Gazelle in Champions Worldwide, and perused the various threads posted about Kelvarite and exposure to it, is there any chance for more details on the exploits of s...
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Supertech on Champions Earth (revised)

Much of our discussions of Champions lore have focused on the magical side of the setting. Since so much of the game's content of late has dealt with that, it's perhaps understandable. But the setting has a very extensive scientific side, so I wan...
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Takofanes' Emergence in 1987

First modern appearance of Takofanes in Oklahoma. He raises an undead army and marches for the east coast, but is stopped by superheroes in Kentucky. Several heroes are killed in the process. Okay, consider this provincialism on my part Liaden, bu...
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Hudson City

I'm getting up to speed on some Champions lore which isn't in the game (I've never played the PnP version), and was wondering what of any chance there is that we will ever see Hudson City as a playable map. One of my favorite things about CO is W...
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Triple-A Act "sentience" test or interview?

Hi, returning to a topic last discussed like 3 years ago ( ) which lead to a short comic ( ), largely because o...
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UNTIL Information?

I’m currently playing a character who hails from Guamanga, and is now a member of UNTIL and Project Mind Games, and I was curious as to what information champs lore has on the various possible departments (excluding special projects) or activities...
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Anthropomorphic Animal Characters in the Champions Universe

There are quite a few PCs in Champions Online who resemble a humanoid with some characteristics of various animals. It recently occurred to me from what I've read and heard from players over the years, that most of these are some type of Manimal f...
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