Legacy Power: Ballpoint Camera

"Sorry sir, if you wouldn't mind just saying that again and leaning a little bit closer to that pen on your desk, that would be great."

A 3 Gift Warding Power used by Bill Brenner, created by BobDylan530.

Description

Bill is able to transform an ordinary ballpoint pen into a monitoring device that is inconspicuous enough to blend in to most settings, but advanced enough to allow 360 degree surveillance as well as audio capture.

Bill can leave these spy pens behind in a location, and can access the feed through an app on his phone to monitor what is happening in real time. The app is only able to maintain a connection to one pen at a time, so any old connections will be lost if a new one is made.

System

Spend an Action and Exert your Mind to place a Ward. You may have at most 1 wards running concurrently, and they must be attached to a ballpoint pen, which can be placed in a location or moved around. You can hear and see through the Ward as though you were standing at its location, but can only monitor it through an app on your phone.

The Ward requires your full attention to monitor. It cannot be detected by mundane means, but can be destroyed either on accident or if someone knows what they are looking for.


Enhancements

  • Movable (You may attach your Ward to an Object that can be moved and repositioned.)
    • None - Ballpoint pen

  • Stealthy (Your Ward is inconspicuous and is unlikely to be discovered unless the person searching knows specifically what they are looking for.)

Drawbacks

  • Focus (Using this Effect requires a specific kind of item.)
    • Object - Cell Phone

Parameters

Maximum Active: 0 ( 1 )

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Oct. 28, 2021, 7:31 p.m. - Improvement Cost: 3. Parameter Maximum Active changed from 0 to 1.

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