Tesla Forcefield Technology
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Basic Information

'Death Ray' For Planes
The New York Times
September 22, 1940

Nikola Tesla, at the age of 84, was interviewed by the New York Times, indicating that he was ready to divulge to the United States government the secret of his "teleforce," which he claimed would create an invisible 'Chinese Wall of Defense' around a country, protecting it against any attack by an enemy air force, no matter how large.


Game and Story Use

  • Somebody, somewhere, has revived Tesla's forcefield technology research, completed a working prototype of his 'Death Ray' forcefield, and put it into use.
    • A routine aerial survey of a remote Antarctic region is disrupted when a survey plane is mysteriously vaporized in mid-air by an unseen force. The company funding the aerial survey sends the PCs to investigate the disappearance of their survey crew.
    • When attempting a strategic withdraw from a combat zone during WWII, a batallion of soliders finds their route blocked by an invisible force that vaporizes all matter coming in contact with it. Their only hope of escape is to locate the source of the force and destroy it!
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