Friday, November 27, 2009

Astro Boy

Astro Boy (150 Character Points)

Body: 8  Mind: 6  Soul: 6

Health Points: 110  Energy Points: 60  Shock Value: 14

Combat Value: 9  Defense Value: 7

Attributes: Attack Combat Mastery 3, Armor 4 (40 damage stopped),
Defense Combat Mastery 3, Flight 4 (500 kph, Burns Energy),
Highly Skilled 1, Heightened Senses 3 (Vision, Hearing, Radio Reception), 
Special Attack 5 "Finger Lasers" (40 damage, Accurate, Long Range,
Penetrating (20 pts of Armor Reduction), Burns Energy),
Alternate Attack 3 "Tailgunner Machine-Guns"
(20 damage attack, Auto-Fire, Limited Shots (6 shots)),
Super Strength 8 (1,000 tonnes and +80 damage and +32 strength),
Special Defense 6 (Air, Disease, Poison, Sleep, Hunger, Ageing), 
Tough 2 (+40 health points), Tunnelling 2 (50 m/hour, Burns Energy)

Defects: Bane 1 (20 pts/round of exposure to electricity or magnetism),
Ism 1 (Robot), Marked 1 (Robot), Significant Other 1 "Professor Ochanomizu,"
Special Requirement 1 (Robot, needs repair and recharging)

Skills: Electronics 2, Mechanics, Physical Sciences 2 (Robitics),
Computers 2, Languages 5, Driving 1, Piloting 1

Tetsuwan Atomu (鉄腕アトム), or Astro Boy (sometimes called simply "Astro"), is a powerful robot created by the head of the Ministry of Science, Doctor Tenma, to replace his son Tobio, who died in a car accident. Dr. Tenma built Astro in Tobio's image and treated him as lovingly as if he were the real Tobio, but soon rejected Astro and sold him to a cruel circus owner, Hamegg.

After some time, Professor Ochanomizu, the new head of the Ministry of Science, noticed Astro Boy performing in the circus and convinced Hamegg to turn Astro over to him. He then took Astro as his own and treated him gently and warmly, becoming his legal guardian. He soon realized that Astro was gifted with superior powers and skills, as well as the ability to experience human emotions.

Astro now fights crime, evil, and injustice. Most of his enemies are robot-hating humans, robots gone berserk, or alien invaders.

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