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Light City: One Shot - The Sidekick

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Every champion needs a helping hand!

Whether fighting back-to-back with their partner or washing the Heromobile, Sidekicks provide valuable assistance to their hero.  With Light City: One Shot - The Sidekick you can take the important, but underated, role of hero support.

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Royce R June 22, 2017 9:45 pm UTC
Hi Justin.
I have two questions about the Sidekick as you present him/her:

1. Does the Mascot bonus at 6th level make the entire team +1 to hit/+1 to damage (Old Chum) or just +1 to hit (Bolster Hero)? What if the team is composed entirely of kids and/or sidekicks (The Teen Titans/Power Pack/Next Avengers)?

2. At what age does a sidekick become a hero in his or her own right and start progressing as an adult superhero? Also, how should their attributes be adjusted for maturity?
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Justin I June 23, 2017 2:18 pm UTC
1. As I imagined, yes at 6th level the Mascot ability provides the +1 to hit/+1 to damage. I hadn't thought about a Teen Titans-esque team. I think the powers would still work the same, but instead are more leadership abilities (like Robin).

2. Honestly, I hadn't thought about sidekick's getting promoted to full hero. Given the rules light nature of Swords & Wizardry Light, I don't see many games lasting that long.
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Royce R June 23, 2017 5:05 pm UTC
I can see your point on item #2. It took sixty years, at least, for Robin to become Nightwing. S&W(C)L would take twenty-one games (not sessions, but modules) to make seventh level from first on a sidekick, and would you want to continue to run the character after it had maxed out? All the sidekick abilities would still be there; you could just (reasonably) up the stats, choose a new class, and start over as a 1st level character, maybe even with your own sidekick.
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Royce R June 25, 2017 5:59 pm UTC
On second thought, strike "choose a new class". Most sidekicks mirror their adult mentors so progression as an adult super would follow the same path, adding new abilities to what the sidekick already had. You mentioned leadership, certainly any group would welcome a leader with healing abilities.
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