The question remains: who would your character use a sword against? Unless there are other characters also skilled with swords running about for some reason it devolves to "swords vs guns" which the average person does not buy (why don't they just shoot him before he gets close?) or "swords vs unarmed (or improv-armed) opponents" which is not exactly "heroic".
Consider this situation: two characters with the ability to materialize things, both extremely powerful, fight against each other. How they've managed to obtain such power doesn't matter right now.
Character A likes to summon two swords and concentrate all of his power on them. He could summon many more objects, but they wouldn't be as powerful as there would be more objects to control (and a limited ammount of energy to focus on each object to prevent the enemy from manipulating it).
Character B likes to summon streams containing millions of very hard, ultra-sharp spikes to throw at character A. They use their weapons both defensively and offensively. Each spike is less powerful than a sword, but their number compensate for this, and each one fights in their preferred style.
Did that make sense to you?
BTW, I've taken out the first question (is the character your gender/age/race/etc) and put it, reversed, in the de-Suifiers section. So now you get negative points if your character is a different gender, race, etc. from yours.
I don't know... Seems very easy to exploit. What if the person wants
to be the other gender, race, etc?
edited 19th Sep '11 3:48:47 PM by Teraus