I still haven't entirely decided on the power level, but here's the basics of what is coming together in my head.
I was watching a documentary on the discovery channel, about the warren of tunnels the Nazi's were carving out in 43/44, and one bit in particular caught my attention.
Project Reise: 200,000 cubic meters of tunnels cut into the Sowie Mountains, over an area of nearly 200 square kilometers. There was a line in the commentary that there were still thought to be a lot of hidden tunnels, and that a lot of the prisoners assigned to cut the tunnels, and their guards could not be accounted for at the end of the war.
Now, logic would tell us that this was most likely down to records being destroyed.
Part of the purpose of these tunnels was to give Nazi scientists a secure enviroment to work on Hitler's 'wonder weapons', and the interest in the upper echelons of the Nazi party for the occult are well documented. So lets say that it wasn't just the destruction of records that meant all those people just disappeared.
They went .. somewhere else.
The scientists there, becoming more desperate as the war turned against Germany, began to take insane chances, with science, with the occult, and with a hideous blend of the two. Their experiments punched a hole into somewhere else.
Now, from here I still haven't fleshed things out. I'm tempted to tie it to this threadhttp://forum.rpg.net/showthread.php?t=391379
but I have a few other ideas kicking about as well.
Haven't decided if the players should be military or not.
What do you reckon?