Real Name: Vlad Kashuygin
Group Membership: Russian government
Affiliations: KGB bodyguard (see comments), Russian government
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Russia (see comments)
First Appearance: Marvel Super Heroes Official
Game Adventure: Pit of the Viper (1984)
Powers/Abilities: Vlad Kashuygin was a
brilliant nuclear physicist and presumably had the strength and stamina
of a man lacking in superhuman abilities.
Height: Unrevealed (see comments)
Comments: Created by Kim Eastland and Ray
Given this is a role-playing game, what heroes Kashuygin deals with is up to the players. Suggested characters include Reed Richards, Walter Langkowski, or even Hank McCoy. There is no official description of Kashuygin, so the player is invited to come up with what he looks like (though there are several tokens labeled "Scientist" that came with the Game Adventure so one might assume Vlad looks like one of them-see image at right. --Proto-Man). The game includes several scientist fold-up pieces, but those could be him or Viper’s minions.
The Game Adventure's references to the Soviet Union would also be considered topical due to Marvel’s sliding time scale (and therefore, they are listed as only "Russia" in this profile. --Proto-Man).
Yes, I know the Game Adventure's story is all set
up and no pay off, but that's what the players were for.
True. The ending of Vlad's story is dependent on what directions the players take the RPG story. I like to think Mr. Kashuygin is still out there somewhere, sciencing. --Proto-Man
Profile by David Lawrence.
Vlad Kashuygin has no known connections to:
images: (without ads)
Marvel Super Heroes Official Game Adventure: Pit of the Viper, game accessory building sheets (Various scientists, main image)
Marvel Super Heroes Official Game Adventure: Pit of the Viper (1984) - Kim Eastland (designer), Ray Silbersdorf (layouts), Ed Carmien (editor)
First Posted: 03/09/2021
Last updated: 03/09/2021
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