Thursday, 16 March 2017

Super Villain HQ


Super Villain HQ is a system for randomly generating bases for super heroes, spies or other modernish genre games.

James bond lair art
http://www.angelfire.com/games5/nightfirerefpics/swo007pics.html
Evil genius game through GOG.com pretty good but a bit slow to see everything

Bases are either hidden or in isolated places but mostly have some cover like a corporation to explain. Really weird villains might have a pocket dimension.

d20 Hidden Location
1 Mountain top - on peak, subterranean
2 Underwater - submarine, habitat, sunken ship
3 At sea - coast, cliff, ship, under lighthouse
4 Swamp - complex or under mud
5 Jungle - complex or under hill
6 Island - complex or under ground
7 Desert complex or underground
8 Space - Orbit, asteroid, moon
9 Under City - sewers, bomb shelter
10 Icefields - complex or under ice
11 Isolated castle - inside or under ruins
12 Under sleepy village
13 Inside industrial complex like factory
14 Under pre modern ruins - castle, fort, prison, temple, church
15 Under abandoned complex - film studio, theme park, power plant
16 Volcano - surface complex or underground
17 Huge brownstone building - house, casino, museum, town hall, university, school
18 Underground - Cave, abandoned mine, bunker, penthouse
19 Skyscraper - possibly hotel, corporate hq
20 Prison - underneath or inside




Personnel in base usually boil down to several main types. In many cases wear distinctive uniform and operate like a caste system. Some cases there may be a prison uniform for captives. Some operate like colonies and demonstrate the new world order in microcosm.

d10 Personnel Types
1 Front of house uniformed - pistol and truncheon
2 Plainclothes undercover - pistol and knife
3 Boilersuit internal security - smg or rifle
4 Special forces elite troops - anything
5 Administration suits, track suits or boilersuits
6 Technician - boiler suits or cleansuits
7 Scientist - lab coats or cleansuits or nbc suit
8 Agents - equipped as mission or off duty
9 Specialists in unique fields often more individualistic
10 Command - usually in more distinctive uniforms



Security system are covered by outside or inside. Cameras and locks are commonplace. Security guards are standard of course. A villains main goons are usually in a position of authority.

Security ratings
Green - normal
Yellow - non essential personnel go to rooms, all security personnel report, guest lockdown
Red - all doors sealed, security sweep and destroy intruders

Outside Security d10 for realistic d20 for superheroic
1 Minefield
2 Ground radar for personnel
3 Machinegun nests
4 Barbed wire
5 Electric Fence
6 Sniper post
7 Large walls
8 Guard dogs
9 Ground vehicle patrols
10 Air vehicle patrols (possibly drones)
11 Security robots or androids
12 Guard creature
13 Force field
14 Energy field
15 Hologram
16 Fear ray
17 Pain ray
18 Missiles
19 Superhuman guards
20 Battlesuit guards

Inside Security d10 for realistic d20 for superheroic
1 Electric floor
2 Gas trap
3 Pit trap in floor
4 Automated guns
5 Hidden doors close and seal sections
6 Motion Detector
7 Guard dogs
8 Netguns
9 Surveillance drones
10 Acoustic stunner
11 Hypno ray
12 Laser sentry guns
13 Freeze ray
14 Radiation emitters
15 Robot guards
16 Monster guard beast
17 Hologram projector
18 Force Field trap
19 Superhuman guards
20 Battlesuit guards



d100 Typical Base Rooms
1 Reception
2 Quarantine
3 Security
4 Foyer
5 Airport lounge
6 Cafeteria
7 Gymnasium
8 Med bay
9 Hospital ward
10 Computer pool
11 Open plan office
12 Kitchen
13 Repair workshop
14 Computer lab
15 Motor pool
16 Hanger or helipad
17 Garage
18 Chemistry lab
19 Genetics lab
20 Electronics lab
21 Janitor store room
22 Biology lab
23 Barracks
24 Stateroom
25 VIP luxury apartment
26 Office cubicle pool
27 Communications room
28 Holding cell
29 Prison
30 Bathrooms
31 Greenhouse garden
32 Hydroponics lab
33 Air con plant
34 Industrial freezer
35 Power plant
36 Security vault
37 Meeting room
38 Lecture theatre
39 Bar & grill
40 Library
41 Swimming pool
42 Stadium
43 Cinema
44 Bowling alley
45 Shooting range
46 Mock city block
47 Flight control room
48 Commando course
49 Nightclub
50 Coffeeshop
51 Mail room
52 TV lounge
53 Table Tennis club
54 Casino
55 Bingo Hall
56 Dance Hall
57 Dojo
58 Museum
59 Video arcade
60 Drill hall
61 Spa and Sauna
62 Classroom
63 Fire station
64 Fabrication plant
65 Water recycling
66 Storage lockers
67 Warehouse
68 Document archive
69 Snooker or Billiards Hall
70 Music room
71 Transport tubes
72 Stairwells
73 Elevators
74 Hazardous material store
75 Satellite map analysis lab
76 Launch control room
77 Counterfeit lab
78 Disguise lab
79 Surgery
80 Printing press
81 Golf cart pool
82 Armoury
83 Weapon lab
84 Wardrobe department
85 Physics lab
86 Chemical plant
87 Fuel plant
88 Personnel dept
89 Test chamber
90 Flotation therapy tanks
91 VIP dining room
92 VIP board room
93 TV & radio studio
94 Propaganda lab
95 Economist lab
96 Foundry
97 Morgue and crematorium
98 Medical imaging lab
99 Observatory
100 Weather lab



d100 Strange Base Rooms
1 Hologram chamber
2 Pipe organ room
3 Throne room
4 Harem room
5 Roman orgy room
6 Clone lab
7 Earthquake machine
8 Weather control ray
9 Missile silo
10 Mind control lab
11 Robotics lab
12 Replicant lab
13 Death ray satellite control
14 Battlesuit lab
15 Cryogenics vault
16 Nuclear lab
17 Submarine pen
18 Mecha hanger
19 Force field generator
20 Hologram generator
21 Occult lab
22 Relic depositary
23 Super soldier lab
24 Imprisoned alien
25 Advanced containment cells
26 AI control centre
27 Mole machine pen
28 Rocket launch pad
29 Germ warfare lab
30 Teleport station
31 Float tank with enthralled psychics
32 Android factory
33 Danger room
34 Global monitor room
35 Organ bank
36 Torture dungeon
37 Dinosaur vats
38 Temporal lab
39 Dimensional lab
40 Ninja dojo
41 Cyborg lab
42 Monster pit
43 Simulated suburb in dome
44 Gene bank
45 Secret society temple
46 Assassin brainwashing centre
47 Failed genetic freak tunnels
48 Astronaut training lab
49 Monster lab with growth vats
50 Nono assembly pool
51 Bunker survival colony
52 Military base
53 Resurrection chamber
54 Monster plant vivarium
55 Zoological Arc
56 Shark aquarium
57 Palace complex for VIPs
58 Particle accelerator
59 Doomsday weapon
60 Espionage lab
61 Alien vivisection lab
62 Mutant specimens bank
63 Trophy room
64 Chamber of occult idols
65 Experimental portal lab
66 Giant holographic globe of world
67 Huge indoor dome for spectacles
68 Huge statue of the master with memorial
69 Extradimensional prison
70 Stolen art gallery
71 Drone fighter bay
72 Tankbot pool
73 Statues of enemies gallery
74 Dirty weapon stockpile
75 Zombie soldier lab
76 Terraforming Device
77 Mutation bomb lab
78 Sleeping kaiju pen
79 Gauntlet complex for punishment
80 Executive office with trapdoor for guests
81 Large ventilation system for escapees
82 Carnival with creepy automatons
83 Villains loved one in guarded luxury apartment
84 Giant corpse filled pits
85 Dangerous animal pens with quick release doors
86 Gladiatorial battle ground
87 Lava pit
88 Corpses around board room table
89 Monorail station
90 Think tank of specialist scientists
91 Crime school
92 Self destruct device
93 Money vault for wallowing in cash
94 Huge drug lab
95 Hanger for airship or space ship or yacht
96 Gadget lab
97 Bomb shelter
98 Biodome habitat module
99 Model room with city maps
100 Holographic training centre

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