Val CHA Cost Roll Notes 25 STR 15 14- Lift 800 kg; HTH Damage 5d6 14 DEX 12 12- OCV: 5/DCV: 5 23 CON 26 14- 15 BODY 10 12- 10 INT 0 11- PER Roll 11- 10 EGO 0 11- ECV: 3 20 PRE 10 13- PRE Attack: 4d6 10 COM 0 11- 8 PD 3 Total: 16 PD (8 rPD) 8 ED 3 Total: 16 ED (8 rED) 3 SPD 6 Phases: 4, 8, 12 10 REC 0 10 46 END 0 46 40 STUN 0 40 Total Characteristics Cost: 85 Movement: Running: 6"/12" Leaping: 4"/8" Swimming: 2"/4" Cost Powers & Skills Martial Arts: Pro Wrestling Maneuver OCV DCV Damage 3 Body Slam +2 +1 5d6 Strike; You Fall, Target Falls 4 Choke Hold -2 +0 Grab One Limb; 2d6 NND 4 Crush +0 +0 9d6 Crush, Must Follow Grab 4 Escape +0 +0 40 STR vs. Grabs 4 Fist/Forearm Smash +2 +0 7d6 Strike 3 Grab -1 -1 Grab Two Limbs, 35 STR for holding on 4 Head-Bash +2 +0 7d6 Strike 5 Stomp -2 +1 9d6 Strike 4 Tough Man Block +2 +2 Block, Abort 1 Use Art With Clubs (Fist/Forearm Smash only) 48 Feels No Pain: Armor (8 PD/8 ED) (24 Active Points); One Body Always Gets Through, Does Not Prevent Penetration (-1/2), Nonpersistent (-1/4) plus Energy Damage Reduction, Resistant, 50%; STUN Only (-1/2), Nonpersistent (-1/4) plus Physical Damage Reduction, Resistant, 50%; STUN Only (-1/2), Nonpersistent (-1/4) 4 Huge Guy: Knockback Resistance -2" -1 Huge Guy: Leaping -1" (4" forward, 2" upwards) 2 Pose and Shout: +5 PRE; Only for Offensive PRE Attacks (-1) Notes: TK's sheer size makes him very intimidating, and he dresses and moves to emphasize this. Skills 18 Combat Skill Levels: +6 with Pro Wrestling Notes: Despite Jaa's advantage in speed and agility, TK landed multiple blows, including grabs. 2 KS: Pro Wrestling 11- 2 KS: Steroids 11- 2 KS: Bodybuilding 11- 1 PS: Criminal 8- 1 Streetwise 8- 115 Total Powers & Skills Cost 200 Total Character Cost 150+ Disadvantages 5 Physical Limitation: Large Guy (Infrequently, Slightly Impairing) Notes: At 6'11" and 366 pounds, TK/Nathan Jones finds much of the world slightly too small for him. 20 Psychological Limitation: Glory Hound: Overconfidence and Show Boating in combat. (Very Common, Strong) Notes: Jones's characters spend far too much time posing when they should be punching. 20 Psychological Limitation: Loves Combat (Very Common, Strong) Notes: Jones's characters keep fighting long after they should back down, and seek high risk jobs for the joy of violence. 5 Rivalry: Professional (Gunslinger Complex; Rival is As Powerful; Seek to Outdo, Embarrass, or Humiliate Rival; Rival Aware of Rivalry) Notes: Nathan Jones's characters seem to have the classic need to prove that he's tougher than rival fighters. 200 Total Disadvantage Points
Background/History: TK is the huge muscle man that defeats Tony Jaa in their first match up in Tom Yum Goong. We learn nothing of his history, and all we see of his personality is that he's a strutting thug. However, we are treated to the idea of TK as a "Human Elephant," who can only be defeated by cutting his tendons (in game terms, disabling killing attacks).
In real life, Nathan B. Jones is an Australian actor, body builder, ex-strongman competitor, and ex-wrestler. His strongman career was cut short when he suffered a forearm fracture during a wrestling match. He has since made a second career for himself as a villain in Asian martial arts films. He has also appeared in a number of Western films, including Troy.
Personality/Motivation: Jones's characters strut, pose, shout, and take obvious joy in abusing the much shorter and lighter Asian heroes they face. Their showboating inevitably gets them into trouble, as they gloat and delay their finishing moves just a bit too long, giving the Hero a chance to figure out how to defeat them.
I am told that Jones's character in Huo Yuan Jia is a racist and coward, but I have not yet seen that film.
Quote: "Yeah!" "[Insert wrestling trash talk here]"
Powers/Tactics: Jones's characters will often open with a Tough Man Block, sucking up a number of blows from a faster target and performing a PRE attack. As he's almost impossible to hurt without a placed shot or weapons, this strategy is less risky than it seems. He will then try to Stun his foe and finish him with a Grab & Crush or Choke Hold.
Jones's characters are generally almost invulnerable until the Hero finds the key to defeating them, usually with a weapon or through special attacks.
Appearance: 6'11", 360 Pounds, bald as an egg white guy. Bodybuilder/wrestler type. Seems to be having a pretty good time until he's defeated.
Campaign Use: Major combat threat to the Hero, model for a Dark Champions brick.
Nathan Jones by Nathan Jones. Character sheet by Robert Dorf, 2006.
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