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Is it a odd concept for a superhero with superhuman powers to used technology/gadgets and also relied on tech?

Yes and no Superhumans are commonly using conceptually simple weapons or armor, often produced with the involvement of high tech. Thor is using Mjollnir, Captain America is using his shield, Jedi ...
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Is it a odd concept for a superhero with superhuman powers to used technology/gadgets and also relied on tech?

I don't think it's silly at all, nor odd. I once created an RPG superhero character who had the abilities to become invisible, phase through solid matter, and levitate -- but his forward flight ...
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Is it a odd concept for a superhero with superhuman powers to used technology/gadgets and also relied on tech?

Magneto's helmet: It is not really shocking for a character to have a combination of physical and technological/magical enhancements to "raise the bar" on what they can do. Magneto has a ...
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Is it a odd concept for a superhero with superhuman powers to used technology/gadgets and also relied on tech?

No, I don't think so; its not automatically bad to have a superpowered character to be relying on tech. But you have to show why they rely on their tech. Example: Spiderman, he has superpowers of a ...
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Is it a odd concept for a superhero with superhuman powers to used technology/gadgets and also relied on tech?

I agree it is silly, and I think it would make sense. Even if somebody's superpower were invulnerability, without any attack powers they should still carry something that helps them subdue bad guys. ...
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What are some things to consider when it comes to superpowers and criminal organizations coexisting in the same Superhero world?

From watching many shows and movies, I must say that superpowers/superhumans in the eyes of the criminal underworld, if used by them specifically, would be a godsend and used for bank heists or ...
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What to expect from the editing process

What in the world? What editor would leave spaces before punctuation? You don't put spaces before commas, periods, etc, that's insane. That said, I think you expect too much from this kind of ...
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How do you describe/insert an "uncommon" feature?

@manuel-norman already covered the question of how to introduce such a character. If you want to keep referring to the character after this introduction, and they're not given a name or role (e.g. &...
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When it comes to superhero stories, would an audience be accepting of a weak character that is superhuman?

The move powerful a character is, the harder it is to create situations when they can be either brave or cowardly. A character who is almost totally omnipotent, almost totally invincible, and almost ...
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Is it odd to overestimate the danger of peak human characters or characters without powers?

Much depends on the skill set. A hero with Superman's skill set -- supersense, superstrength, flight, and invulnerability -- will be dangerously vulnerable to a peak human who's mastered disguise ...
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When it comes to superhero stories, would an audience be accepting of a weak character that is superhuman?

No, in fact to me, the more god-like and invulnerable a character is, the less heroic he is. What do they have to be afraid of? What makes them struggle? If you are invulnerable, it is not "...
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Is it odd to have a bunch of characters with unique personalities and gimmicks in one place?

It's not odd at all, it gives the story more interest. “This group had a kind of dark glamour within the castle. They were a motley collection; a mixture of the weak seeking protection, the ambitious ...
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When it comes to superhero stories, would an audience be accepting of a weak character that is superhuman?

Even The Strongest Superheroes Have Weaknesses No matter how strong a superhero may seem, there is usually always a force that could curb stomp them into the ground. Superman's pretty tough, but what ...
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When it comes to superhero stories, would an audience be accepting of a weak character that is superhuman?

You can use any combination of powers, giving your superhero any level of competence, that you can pull off. Indeed, there have been superheroes suffering from crippling disabilities such that they ...
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When it comes to superhero stories, particularly the X-Men. Would it be too much to focus on other types of superhumans in the setting?

If that's what you want to write, write it. But yes, I think it is too much. The problem with writing fiction is you are typically introducing a concept like X-men, or Magic, or Vampires, or Zombies, ...
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Is it odd to have a bunch of characters with unique personalities and gimmicks in one place?

Let me introduce you to academia You want an IRL example of a bunch of weirdos and oddballs all thrown together in one place? Academia is the perfect example of this. I work in a field that has tons ...
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Is it odd to have a bunch of characters with unique personalities and gimmicks in one place?

I don't think it is unusual, think of it as seeking Synergy. Synergy is when a team (even of two) can accomplish more together than the sum of what they can accomplish alone. In everyday life, people ...
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Is it odd to have a bunch of characters with unique personalities and gimmicks in one place?

This is less common in the West, but it's quite common in Japanese works. Typically, the main protagonist is fairly ordinary, allowing them to act as a surrogate for the audience, while the supporting ...
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Is it odd to have a bunch of characters with unique personalities and gimmicks in one place?

I think one answer to your question is found in comic books. Would there have been a Lex Luthor without superman? Would the molemen have attacked if it weren't for the existence of the Fantastic ...
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Is it odd to have a bunch of characters with unique personalities and gimmicks in one place?

If it's supposed to be dumb luck, it may come across as contrived, but you have a little leeway even there, because of course stories are generally tales of unusual, not commonplace things. It helps ...
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How do you describe/insert an "uncommon" feature?

I think it is useful to distinguish two different cases: the feature is uncommon in our world, but common in the world of the story (think of fantasy novels). In this case, I would explain it in a ...
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