Val CHA Cost Roll Notes 15 STR 5 12- Lift 200 kg; 3d6 HTH Damage  29 DEX 57 15- OCV: 10/DCV: 10 23 CON 26 14- 13 BODY 6 12- 13 INT 3 12- PER Roll 12- 15 EGO 10 12- ECV: 5 15 PRE 5 12- PRE Attack: 3d6 14 COM 2 12- 12 PD 9 Total: 12 PD (0 rPD) 7 ED 2 Total: 7 ED (0 rED) 5 SPD 11 Phases: 3, 5, 8, 10, 12 8 REC 0 46 END 0 35 STUN 2 Total Characteristic Cost: 138 Movement: Running: 8"/16" Leaping: 5"/10" Swimming: 2"/4" Cost Powers & Skills Martial Arts: Kung Fu Maneuver OCV DCV Damage 4 Block +2 +2 Block, Abort 4 Dodge -- +5 Dodge, Affects All Attacks, Abort 4 Escape +0 +0 35 STR vs. Grabs 3 Joint Lock/Grab -1 -1 Grab Two Limbs, 30 STR for holding on 5 Kick -2 +1 8d6 Strike 3 Legsweep +2 -1 5d6 Strike, Target Falls 4 Punch +0 +2 6d6 Strike 5 Takeaway +0 +0 Grab Weapon, 30 STR to take weapon away 3 Throw +0 +1 4d6 +v/5, Target Falls 4 +1 HTH Damage Class (already added in) 4 Weapon Element: Clubs, Non-Weapon Weapons, Polearms and Spears, Staffs 15 Use Art With Stuff: HA +4d6, Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2); Hand-To-Hand Attack (-1/2), OIF (objects of opportunity; -1/2) 30 Rolling With The Punch: Physical Damage Reduction, 50% plus Energy Damage Reduction, 25% 2 Jump, Jackie!: Leaping +2" (5" forward, 2 1/2" upward), END 1 4 Run, Jackie!: Running +2" (8" total), END 1 7 Superior Climbing Skill: Clinging (normal STR); Cannot Resist Knockback (-1/4), No Ceiling Movement Or Angles Of Less Than 80 Degrees (-1/4) Talents 3 Ambidexterity (-2 Off Hand penalty) Skills 10 +2 with HTH Combat 9 +3 with Non-Weapon Weapons 11 +4 with DCV; Requires An Acrobatics Roll (-1/2), Requires 4" Move Minimum (-1/4) 5 Acrobatics 16- 3 Breakfall 15- 3 CK: Hong Kong 12- 3 Climbing 15- 3 Combat Driving 15- 3 Contortionist 15- 3 Criminology 12- 8 Defense Maneuver I-III 3 KS: Kung Fu 12- 2 KS: Police Procedure 11- 0 Language: Cantonese (idiomatic; literate) 2 PS: Police Officer 11- 3 Sleight Of Hand 15- 3 Stealth 15- 3 Streetwise 12- 2 TF: Common Motorized Ground Vehicles 5 WF: Common Martial Arts Melee Weapons, Small Arms, Off Hand Total Powers & Skill Cost: 188 Total Cost: 326 200+ Disadvantages 5 Distinctive Features: Hong Kong Police Officer (Easily Concealed; Noticed and Recognizable; Detectable By Commonly-Used Senses) 10 Distinctive Features: Style (Not Concealable; Noticed and Recognizable; Detectable By Large Group) 15 DNPC: girlfriend or other female acquaintance 11- (Normal) 10 Hunted: Royal Hong Kong Police Department 8- (Mo Pow, NCI, Watching) 15 Psychological Limitation: A "Good Cop" (Common, Strong) 15 Psychological Limitation: Reckless (Common, Strong) 10 Psychological Limitation: Self-Centered (Common, Moderate) 5 Unluck: 1d6 41 Supercop Bonus 326 Total Disadvantage Points
Background/History: Born in Hong Kong in 1954, Jackie Chan is the king of the action film genre. His films regularly set box-office records all around the Pacific rim, and he is possibly the most popular film star in the world (outside of the United States). A great deal of his success can be attributed to his incredible acrobatic prowess (gained as a result of intensive training at the China Drama Academy) and the fact that Jackie performs all of his own stunts. The list of injuries Jackie has suffered as a result of his movies could fill a book...
Jackie's first American movie was The Big Brawl which was quite amusing, while his second was the utterly pathetic The Protector. His third (and final attempt) was Rumble In The Bronx. Following Rumble's success, Supercop was released, and the popularity of that movie ensured a steady stream of Chan movies to arrive over the next few years.
Jackie's movie list would go on forever. Ones I have seen (and recommend) are: Armor of God, Armor of God II: Operation Condor, City Hunter, Dragons Forever, Drunken Master II, First Strike, Police Story, Project: A, "Rumble in the Bronx, Supercop, and Twin Dragons. The write-up uses the following as it's basis: Police Story I, Police Story II and Police Story III (aka Supercop).
Personality/Motivation: Most of Chan's Disadvantages are pretty self explanatory, although his Psychological Limitations need a little detailing. Chan's characters are often a little self centered, concerned more with themselves than others. This becomes obvious when Chan starts lying to his girlfriend(s), usually so he can hit on the female lead. On the other hand, Chan is also a "good cop," he doesn't take bribes, abuse the law, and has no tolerance for criminals. Finally, Chan is more than a little reckless, driving his car through as shanty town in pursuit of a criminal, chasing a bus (while on foot), and generally stopping at nothing to bring down the bad guys.
Bystander: "Are you all right?"
Powers/Tactics: Aside from his martial skill, and incredible acrobatic ability, a hallmark of Jackie Chan's fighting style is the use of "non weapon weapons" (or as we call it: "Use Art with Stuff"). Chan regularly uses stools, benches and chairs in his fights, performing blocks, legsweeps, disarms and throws. One of the best examples of this sort of fighting is in Rumble in the Bronx, where Chan uses chairs, a footstool, refrigerators, doors, and a set of skis in his extended fight with a gang in a warehouse. In Drunken Master II, Chan is seen fighting with two benches, using them as if they were paired tonfa!
Chan has the amazing ability to climb just about any surface, bouncing from walls and other nearby objects to get into the oddest places. Although this power is bought as Clinging, one could also buy it as extra inches of Leaping, with limitations such as: "Requires nearby objects to bounce from" (-1/2). He is also able to absorb tremendous punishment, and is rarely staggered by an attack. Finally, as a police officer, Chan is usually armed with a revolver (it looks like a snub nosed .38), carried in an ankle holster or the small of the back.
Chan's fighting style is very acrobatic. He is in constant motion, dodging or blocking attacks, while responding with quick punches and legsweeps. Kicks are usually reserved for stunned opponents, or those who are distracted. Chan seems to have a noted preference for Legsweeps and Throws and usually directs his target into things like tables or over railings to get them out of the fight for good.
Appearance: Chan is of average height, looking to be about 5'8" or 5'9" or so. He has a strong, well muscled build, although it's not as well defined as Bruce Lee's (at least, not now). His hair used to be rather long, but he keeps it close cropped now. Jackie has numerous scars from his assorted accidents, and has broken his nose at least once. He usually dresses in Western styles.
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