RPG Story: Chadwick Strongpants

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  • Published on Feb 8, 2019
  • This story is from a game of Mutants and Masterminds, which is another tabletop RPG like Dungeons and Dragons, but it focuses on making superheroes instead of an adventurer. This story is about my brother and getting him into tabletop RPGs and that one time he couldn't make a superhero in time for the game, but I made one for him instead. Enjoy!
    Music Credits: "Sunshine Samba" from the TVclip Library
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  • Jacob Lewis
    Jacob Lewis 11 hours ago

    Chadwick Strongpants real name is Mr. Satan

  • Joshua Augustine
    Joshua Augustine 11 hours ago

    But Ben, the empire did nothing wrong

  • Broken Compass
    Broken Compass 14 hours ago

    I like how anime is finding its way into everthing now

  • Ben From Gulf City
    Ben From Gulf City 14 hours ago

    1:57 so...a Bard?

    SHOTS FIRED

  • 1un4cy
    1un4cy 16 hours ago

    "Uhhhhh I dunno" is my favorite answer

  • Trainer erizan
    Trainer erizan 16 hours ago

    When is Abserd going to be in another video

  • Canine Lupus
    Canine Lupus 17 hours ago

    I have the exact opposite problem as Ben.

  • Vepris Thorn
    Vepris Thorn 19 hours ago

    Pointbuy systems take getting used to

  • Pietro Aldegani
    Pietro Aldegani 22 hours ago

    Captain Hobo
    Alcholic breath fear the Power of the mighty hobonog!!
    Swarm of rats mental control
    Stabby stab stab

  • thefallenprince99
    thefallenprince99 22 hours ago

    Chadwick would make a great SCP.


    Oh wait

  • The Chopsticks
    The Chopsticks Day ago

    “I want to play as the most uselsss character, who sucks at everything and can’t do anything and is just a bum.”
    Perfect description or Abserd... my favourite character...

  • M P
    M P Day ago

    It was mundane.

  • Aatrocy
    Aatrocy Day ago

    yay subtitle

  • K Landgraf
    K Landgraf Day ago

    This reminds me of when I would basically force my brothers to play with me but except it was barbies lol

  • the great ark
    the great ark Day ago

    Hello puffinforest i am a priest of pewdiepie we need you to help us stop T series the choice is yours

  • kriscross
    kriscross Day ago

    Its king from one punch man.

  • Corey Smith-Crowe

    I'm surprised you didn't go with the cliche Bard joke...props to you.

  • rabidsquirrel73
    rabidsquirrel73 Day ago

    The jedis needed to wiped out. They were a threat to the galaxy.

  • dragon in winter

    Yep, still stupid.

  • zen bullet
    zen bullet Day ago

    Gather around children to hear the tale of the Manse of Choking Ivy an epic HQ that totally wasn't powered by the souls of orphans!
    My characters backstory was she was the only survivor of the Clovis Extinction Event in the Americas and she basically only survived by agreeing to protect the earth from cosmic horrors for the cthonic horror that created the earth as a snack when enough sapient and sentient life made it worth the effort to breach into our reality
    The character was a bad ass normal with fast reincarnation and everything else dropped into the HQ, it had literally every power in the book at PL and was essentially a series of magically connected rooms spread around the earth
    It's teleport gate was limited to doors so I could step through any doorway and exit any other door in reality and that's both the security system and the summon power
    So in fights I would open doors and attacks or monsters or floods, whatever would come rushing to engage the foes
    I seeded doorways around the solar system and was even launching doors into deep soace
    (I know this sounds OP but I was playing with a bunch of noobs and mainly just didn't use my HQ unless it was to fill holes the party lacked and just acted as the face most of the time)
    Man I miss that game it was weird, later I played a cosmic powered martial artist with MPD or whatever it's called now and basically was the support class that debuffed enemies by showing them that reality was an illusion and they didn't actually exist lol

  • The Lethal Shadow

    You should try wormdice

  • camren branch
    camren branch Day ago

    he still cant defeat shaggy

  • Chase Carlton
    Chase Carlton Day ago

    That was a terrible story. I mean like really bad.

  • Kenneth Rapp
    Kenneth Rapp Day ago

    Your pronunciation of "Elfen Lied" confuses and infuriates me.

  • Jacob Freeman
    Jacob Freeman Day ago

    ...so the rumors surrounding chadwick is he is chuck norris?

  • Daniel Schiefer
    Daniel Schiefer Day ago

    Is there a way to contact Puffin? I want to ask him about some mechanics in DnD

  • Juan Pablo Gonzalez

    "hey i finally got my brother to play tabletop RPGs with me, i can finally show him this hobby is fun and not lame making sure he has no fun at all and hates every second of it".

  • Nurgles Chosen
    Nurgles Chosen Day ago

    Chad Thundercock

  • Raf 'Guard' Leblanc

    I'd like to think Chadwick Strongpants' superpower is the stories about him. The legends told by people and his ineffable "rep sheet" of heroics and powers. He's so revered nobody even dares to threaten him, because no one would die the most painful way: the Chadwick Strongpants way!!!
    *que epic outro music*

  • Giarno van Zeijl

    Despite this being pretty darn funny you really were an ass to him.

  • Julian Martin
    Julian Martin Day ago

    I was hoping the character would be just pure intimidation.

  • Victor Francisco Neyoy Duarte

    hi
    i have to tell that i watched all your videos like in one day i was ill or something, and i loved every one of them, also went to watch dingo doodles vids once i finished yours, mnm im actually reading perdido street station, first time reading mieville (first time reading him, i know him for the tv show the city and the city) and i wondered if you have ever or if even if its a thing that role play on that setting mieville created.
    best regards from méxico.

  • Enosh Starcrod
    Enosh Starcrod Day ago

    Using XP to choose powers? That is very similar to Triten Gaming System. Im sorry but you gotta realize (whether this story is exaggerated or not) you cant force siblings to do stuff with you. I tried to do different things with my bro and if he is not interested I won't force him too.
    The one time i forced my brother to play the Universal Fighting Game card game it was not worth the agony over it. To be fair as long as you didnt physically hurt him to get him into thats fine but be better at being GM.

  • Tyler Blackman
    Tyler Blackman Day ago

    Hey man, my Gnome Monk is the most kickass little shit ever.

  • James Struble
    James Struble 2 days ago

    Dumb question. I've loved your videos and have been able to relate with many of your points in them, but i'm curious to hear more about your past experience on the Star Wars Rpg stories, and ur opinions on the systems and such. I'm wanting to get into them and would love to hear more about them.

  • Elliott Hartsock
    Elliott Hartsock 2 days ago

    I would play the shit out of Chadwick Strongpants, there's such good RP potential there

  • King Connie Bonnie
    King Connie Bonnie 2 days ago

    The sadness?? I would of called it Depresion & Depresion, or, D&D for short

  • Steel Delvin
    Steel Delvin 2 days ago

    This comment section is cancer i can understand some people being like "Woah Ben you were being kind of mean to your brother" but not the other side who just thinks that the brother is an asshole just because he dislikes ttrpgs

  • King Connie Bonnie
    King Connie Bonnie 2 days ago

    If I played Chadwick strongpants I would roll to scare the enemies into fleeing because he is Known as the greatest hero evaaaaaaa!

  • kyle miller
    kyle miller 2 days ago

    The fuck was this?

  • Specter Bro
    Specter Bro 2 days ago +1

    Imagine playing some D&D and someone pulls out a character sheat that said Sans in bold

  • Logan Berry
    Logan Berry 2 days ago

    Chadwick stoung pants is more powerful than God BOW DOWN!!!!!

  • Ryan Beck
    Ryan Beck 2 days ago

    So... Chadwick Strongpants is King from one punch man, no powers, just sheer luck that solves his problems

  • S Josten
    S Josten 2 days ago

    I'm just glad to have heard Willie Wonka-nobi

  • Inky Zoro Ark
    Inky Zoro Ark 2 days ago

    "You're really kewl."
    That's a Cartman reference! =D

  • Your Online Girlfriend

    It's Chad thundercock

  • Allen Holloway
    Allen Holloway 2 days ago

    I really thought it would just be that he was supernaturally good at bluffing and nothing else.

  • Memengineer
    Memengineer 2 days ago

    Puffin has 69 videos.

  • captain jiggles gaming and hobbies

    How long does puffin read comments? Just curious since I have e a syggestion... :)

  • AEM10
    AEM10 2 days ago

    I love that someone just made their character Dexter

  • csabijooo
    csabijooo 2 days ago

    now if i only got friends to play with :/

  • etherraichu
    etherraichu 2 days ago

    One of the Palladium games has something similar - Nega Psychics. They're people who have psychic powers, but don't believe that things like psychic powers, magic, monsters, etc. actually exist. There's always some other explanation for it, in their mind. But they are psychics all the same. And all that energy creates a nullifying field that makes it so everyone else's powers don't work as well (or at all.) Thus confirming to them that these things do not exist.
    The only down side is if they eventually come to realize this stuff *does* actually exist, they automatically and instantly lose all their powers.

  • madam MAZON
    madam MAZON 2 days ago

    I love the completely deadpan expression the brother always has😆😂

  • David McCullough
    David McCullough 2 days ago

    this is awful you basically just describing a time that you bullied and emotionally abused someone with depression who you called your friend you are a terrible person and no one should ever play any game with you and I'm unsubscribing from your channel you're a sociopath puffin Forest I would never tell anyone to go to hell but I do sincerely hope that you suffer from depression soon it is a horrible condition and you do not deserve to be happy.

  • kid14346
    kid14346 2 days ago

    I've been trying to get into Mutants and Masterminds for so long. It is just super confusing to me and your brief look into it almost covered how to make a character in a perfectly understandable way. If you made a character creation explanation video it would be perfect.

  • BrutishKiller1
    BrutishKiller1 2 days ago

    legends say chadwick strongpants can rival shaggy

  • Jayce Morris
    Jayce Morris 2 days ago

    My younger brother used to try and drump on me for playing D&D and now he's a LVL 5 Barbarian/LVL 5 Fighter and soon He will die because I'm DM. You. Don't. Mess. With. The. DM

  • Possessed Pickle Jar

    I Wonder why he doesn’t like rpgs.
    To be honest, I think I’d try him out. He’s kinda like Hurcule from dbz.

  • aTTackPlays
    aTTackPlays 2 days ago

    2:53 for my cousins

  • David Warden Young
    David Warden Young 2 days ago

    So... Chadwick Strongpants ~ a poor and lazy Batman?

  • MrNosreme70
    MrNosreme70 3 days ago

    Willy Wonkakenobi.... OMG . LOL

  • Amy thechubbylittlesatan

    You sound like a really bad gm and player, I wouldn't have you in any of my games 😂

  • krystalfan
    krystalfan 3 days ago

    "mutants and mastersminds" sounds like a made up dnd game from a tv show or cartoon or something

  • Echo Nova
    Echo Nova 3 days ago

    Ah. The thing in the beginning with your brother. Just about every ttrpg experience i ever had. Theres a reason I dont try to play anymore and only listen to peoples stories about it.
    So far, far more exciting than the most exciting ttrpg experience i ever had.

  • Chrysanthus
    Chrysanthus 3 days ago

    To be fair, if my DM came up with Chadwick Strongpants in a list of characters in Mutants and Masterminds, I would pick him. The idea of having a completely normal powerless superhero with a huge fame for being unstoppable it's just too tempting. For a moment I thought you would make him have just "extreme luck" as a superpower, like everything around him goes fine and the enemies kill themselves with freak accidents...

  • just some guy who does what he wants

    Just max out intimidation and bluff and such

  • Marios Vakanas
    Marios Vakanas 3 days ago

    You sick f***.

  • Schwarzer Ritter
    Schwarzer Ritter 3 days ago

    Why did you play Leia if your name is "Ben"?

  • Александр Зверев

    Great channel. Love it. Really want to try out playing table top RPGs but not sure if I’ll have any places in my uni/city. It’s kinda rare in Europe

  • RudolphI Betz
    RudolphI Betz 3 days ago

    Yes. If I was your bro I'd hate you. I love DnD and even I gotta say how you acted gives us all a bad name. I hope you have grown by now

  • Roscoe Kane
    Roscoe Kane 3 days ago

    Does this system have a "reputation" ability or some such. Everyone you meet has heard of your impressive deeds and treats you like a hero and savior, but essentially it's a bunch of paid off reporters and bartenders who have been spreading false rumors of your prowess?

  • Fake Name
    Fake Name 3 days ago

    You missed a perfect op to make King.
    Perfectly normal but everyone thinks hes god in strong pants.

  • DovahSpy
    DovahSpy 3 days ago +1

    The Vigin Superman vs the Chadwick Strongpants

  • skootz24
    skootz24 3 days ago

    Mr. Forest, I'm afraid your videos are too adorable for this planet. You are going to have to leave.

  • Brian Robison
    Brian Robison 3 days ago

    Why keep trying to drag the dude into something he's not interested in?

  • Ihate You
    Ihate You 3 days ago

    mutants and masterminds is a fun concept, but utterly unbalanced, especially with the extended book. I think my favorite combo is powersuit + luck manipulation + clones. the powersuit gets you stats at a 3 for 5 deal, the clones make you immortal and the luck manipulation allow your clones to deal with the fact that someone can take 10 rather than roll against them, which becomes a worse idea the higher the power level goes. Otherwise you stat resistances and feats.
    Second favorite is 1 rank in everything and then boost 5 (the boost that costs 5 a rank not five ranks in boost) with the advantage that your boost runs out all at once. Step two is to then make get enhanced ability in every stat, drain, and then get boostable gear with enhance ability in every stat so that you have max in every stat for your power setting. The jankyness of it is a bit obvious though. It gets a little fuzzy when you start boosting immunity and suddenly you go from a guy that was immune to disease to a guy that is immune to the concept of physical damage or magical damage depending on who you are fighting, or when you go from a guy that can enter the ethereal plane to one that can cross space time and explore the ten dimensions. But its pretty easy for your dm to quickly see what is going on and boost is generally a gm only power so its not like the game turns a complete blind eye.That being said not to give people idea's but the easiest way to circumvent that is to make a power absorption character and wait for your dm to accidentally put boost in the game.

  • Endermage77
    Endermage77 3 days ago

    Chadwick Strongpants wins by doing absolutely nothing

  • Brandon Allen
    Brandon Allen 3 days ago

    I played an M&M game it was fun .

  • Black Iron Boy
    Black Iron Boy 3 days ago

    That was actually a realy dick move

  • 2_much_sugar_gaming
    2_much_sugar_gaming 3 days ago

    Stromgwick chadpants

  • Crystal Brystal
    Crystal Brystal 3 days ago

    you should do a video explaining the system

  • Hopeful Hyena
    Hopeful Hyena 3 days ago

    Wait... my name is Will... and my brother is Ben... am I from the alternate universe where Will likes tabletop games? I should ask Ben if he wants to play some.

  • The Real King Harkinian

    Please do a "How to make a character video about Mutants and Masterminds" that sounds so fun but it looks so hard to get into.

  • JMH 105
    JMH 105 3 days ago +1

    Wait up just a second.....


    This isn't d&d,
    *Blasphemy!!*

  • Mr Poopybutthole
    Mr Poopybutthole 3 days ago

    Chadwick strong pants my OC don’t steal.

  • Kilravok
    Kilravok 3 days ago

    The scary thing is...I know someone who would have taken that Chadric Strongpants character and made him work, defeating enemies with his reputation alone, no powers or skills needed....

  • Douglas Northcutt
    Douglas Northcutt 3 days ago

    That’s was pretty great

  • StarWarsftw12
    StarWarsftw12 3 days ago

    Most useless character eh? Well please, that's ABSURD.

  • Goldorak 2003
    Goldorak 2003 3 days ago

    What edition of mutants and masterminds is it? Unless there is only one edition. I don't know. I want to get into this tabletop rpg.

  • Jusey1
    Jusey1 3 days ago

    @5:35 - Funnily enough, I'm building my character in this one DnD-like game that I play to be similar to Mal'Damba from Paladins (Basically a Snake Shaman class)... Nice to see that someone else has a similar idea.

  • Kly
    Kly 3 days ago

    CSP? oh boy you must not have ever read Index.

  • R3negade X
    R3negade X 3 days ago

    Why do I get the feeling that Chadwick's story and reputation is his power? It's like he's an SCP that makes people irrationally afraid of him, and act like he's the most dangerous man alive, when in reality, he's just as harmless as a pacifist butterfly.

  • Darth Sader
    Darth Sader 3 days ago

    I REALLY want to play this game just so I can become another Nick Fury.

  • Connor Maag
    Connor Maag 3 days ago

    So he was basically Vash The Stampede lol

  • William Gutierrez
    William Gutierrez 3 days ago

    Wait... I just realized why Chad is so mediocre!!!
    He may be normal, but his ability, nullify, can defeat even the toughest of foes with ease. He can negate their strengths, abilities, and powers.

  • akajaro 90
    akajaro 90 3 days ago

    I would play Chadwick Strongpants. Honestly.

  • Luke W
    Luke W 3 days ago

    thats why you DONT EVER TELL YOUR DM/GM that you dont know what kind of character you wanna play. pick something, ANYTHING to prevent the gm from having his fun. a good gm will teach you that lesson the... "fun", way. :-P

  • Jesse Curry
    Jesse Curry 3 days ago

    Some of my favorite things you do is bring up random bitchen monsters.

  • The Golden Knight
    The Golden Knight 3 days ago

    MY brother?! I'm jealous of him, and he certainly doesn't share my interests. Getting him to play with me would be like if North Korea and South Korea came together to become simply KOREA!
    More seriously, GOD I wish I were driving distance...cuz if it were practical, I would go out of my way just to play a superhero RPG with you!

  • John Smith
    John Smith 3 days ago

    I would have gone the other way, since he is in the air about playing role playing games. I would have made him Saitama from One Punch Man. He gives zero shits, but is unfairly strong.