Val	CHA	Cost	Roll	Notes
20	STR	10	13-	Lift 400 kg; 4d6 HTH Damage [4]
15	DEX	15	12-	OCV:  5/DCV:  5
20	CON	20	13-
13	BODY	6	12-
8	INT	-2	11-	PER Roll 11-
10	EGO	0	11-	ECV:  3
20	PRE	10	13-	PRE Attack:  4d6
10	COM	0	11-

7	PD	3		Total:  7 PD (0 rPD)
5	ED	1		Total:  5 ED (0 rED)
3	SPD	5		Phases:  4, 8, 12
8	REC	0
40	END	0
33	STUN	0		Total Characteristic Cost:  68

Movement:	Running:	7"/14"
		Leaping:	4"/8"
		Swimming:	2"/4"

Cost	Powers & Skills
2	"Boppin' Off The Street":  Running +1" (7" total), END 1

3	"They All Call Big Jim Boss":  Fringe Benefit:  de-facto "leader" of the 42nd Street "mob"
5	"Driving A Drop Top Cadillac":  Money:  Well Off
2	"King Of 42nd Street":  Reputation:  "You Don't Mess Around With Jim" (42nd Street 
	Underworld) 14-, +2/+2d6

10	+2 with HTH Combat
3	"Two-Piece Custom-Made Pool Cue":  +2 with PS:  Pool Player; OAF (pool cue; -1)

2	CK: New York City 11-
2	CK: New York City, 42nd Street 11-
4	Gambling (Card Games, Dice Games) 11-
3	"Stronger Than A Country Hoss":  Hoist 11-
3	"King Of 42nd Street":  KS: 42nd Street Underworld 12-
0	Language:  English (idiomatic; literate)
5	"Pool-Shootin' Son Of A Gun":  PS: Play Pool 14-
5	"Pool-Shootin' Son Of A Gun":  Sleight Of Hand 14-; Only To Perform Pool-Shooting Tricks (-1/2)
3	Streetwise 13-
2	"Driving A Drop Top Cadillac":  TF:  Common Motorized Ground Vehicles
3	WF:  Small Arms, Fist-Loads, Knives
57	Total Powers & Skills Cost
125	Total Character Cost

75+	Disadvantages
15	Hunted:  Willie McCoy 11- (As Pow, Harshly Punish)
15	Psychological Limitation:  "Big And Dumb As A Man Can Come" (Common, Strong)
10	Psychological Limitation:  Overconfidence, Will Not Back Down From A Challenge (Common, Strong)
15	Reputation:  "You Don't Mess Around With Jim", 14- (Extreme;  Known Only To A Small Group)
130	Total Disadvantage Points

Description: "Big" Jim Walker is full-time pool hustler and smalltime crook who heads up a loose collection of assorted kneecappers, leg-breakers, and other thugs who call 42nd Street home. He's one of the bigger men you're likely to meet, and certainly one of the strongest, but apparently isn't very bright, his status more due to his physical size than any sort of street smarts. His pool-playing skills bring him enough money to allow his a fancy car and custom pool cue, but his hustling habits have gotten him into trouble in the form of one Willie McCoy. Willie, better known to some as "Slim" is another pool-shooter from Alabama who's looking to get the money he lost to Big Jim in a pool game back.

"Big" Jim Walker can be found in the Jim Croce song You Don't Mess Around With Jim, with the famous refrain of You don't tug on Superman's cape/You don't spit into the wind/You don't pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger/And you don't mess around with Jim. He could be dropped into almost any Dark Champions or Pulp Hero game with ease, although GMs might want to beef him up a bit to make his power-level comparable to the average PC's. Suggestions include giving him Martial Arts in the form of Dirty Infighting, some sort of low-end "Brick Trick" from The Ultimate Brick (such as a Rapid Haymaker or just raw dice of Hand Attack), followers (the 42nd Street Gang), and general gangster/street thug skills.

Jim Walker's Hero Designer File

(Big Jim Walker created by Jim Croce, character sheet created by Michael Surbrook)

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