Metal Mind

(Carb Ferris)

Character sheet for 5th Edition HERO System™ (Champions)

40 STR 30
11 DEX 3
18 CON 16
18 INT 8
14 EGO 8
15 PRE 5
8 COM -1
20 PD 12
15 ED 11
3 SPD 9
12 REC
36 END
Total cost 101
Skills, Perks, and Powers
costSkill, Perk, or Powerroll
2-1" Knockback Resistance (mass = 200 kg)
17Damage Resistance: 20 PD, 15 ED
3Microscopic normal sight (10x mag.)
14+7" Running
Life Support:
10      Self-contained breathing
2      Safe in vacuum/low pressure
3      Does not eat
20      Immune to disease & poison
2 Mind Link with Carb Ferris (who has one too)
3Computer Programming13-
2Robotic Microminiaturization11-
81 Total cost of Skills, Perks, and Powers
Running: 13", 26" noncombat
Swimming: 2", 4" noncombat
OCV: 4
DCV: 4
ECV: 5
     Total Points: 101 + 81 = 182
Experience Points Spent: 0

15Always 200 kg (-1" Leaping)
101d6 STUN and BODY from weak acids
10Clanks when he moves
15 Distinctive features: Robotic body
(not concealable, noticed)
15DNPC: Carb Ferris (normal, 11 or less)
15Hunted by the KGB (8 or less)
0Dependence on electricity
(every 3 days, 1d6 thereafter)
80Disadvantages Total
  Carb "Microminiaturization" Ferris, robotologist, designed a humanoid robot with a microcircuitry brain equal in complexity to a human brain.  Not knowing how to pattern an intellect, Carb simply copied his own neuronal patterns (except for those parts of his brain that regulated his sexual drive) onto Metal Mind's metal mind.  The human-robot later woke up, thought himself to be Carb Ferris, encountered his designer, and immediately established a telepathic bi-locational link with him due to the exacting similarities between their minds.

This character sheet represents Metal Mind soon after he first awakened.  Later events would cause drastic changes in his metallic life:

The flesh-and-blood Carb Ferris was later captured, tortured, and finally killed by KGB spies who wanted to know his electronic-brain "secrets."  The metal Carb Ferris watched the whole tragic affair via bi-location, and shared in much of the same pain, afterwhich he swore to stop the KGB officials who'd done it and continue on in his designer's footsteps.  At that point, despite the fact that the control he had over his metal body was very clumsy, the "new" Carb Ferris became a superhero.

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