CTRL & ALT CHARACTER CREATING.   Posted by The Eggman.Group: 0
The Eggman
 GM, 3 posts
 The Walrus
 Coo-Coo Ka-Chu
Wed 4 May 2022
at 03:23
CTRL & ALT CHARACTER CREATING
Start with 5$(₡)

FIRST PLAYER TO CREATE A CHARACTER SHEET FOR EVERYONE ELSE TO USE GETS A CRYSTAL MONUMENT ERECTED TO THEIR GLORY

CHARACTERS

/ Choose your character’s specialty.

Face: Increase (d8) any 2 of Reading People, Deception, Persuasion, Intimidation. Take +1 ₡.

Heavy: Increase (d8) any 2 of Hand-to-hand, Labor, Running, Shooting. Take a weapon.

Ghost: Increase (d8) any 2 of Climbing, Sleight of Hand, Stealth, Tracking. Take a tool.

Tech: Increase (d8) any 2 of Electronics, Hacking, Explosives, Piloting. Take a tool.

/  Choose your character’s origin.

AI: Quick-thinking in robotic sleeves. Increase 1 skill. Most use Android or Utility Bot sleeves.

Human: Apply 3 skill increases. Most are in “birthday suit” (original body) or a Clone skin.

Uplift: Choose either Ape (increase Climbing), Corvid (Flying), or Octopus (Swimming). Most use their original species’s skin.

/  Choose or invent skills (if prompted by origin).

Climbing, Connections, Deception, Hacking, Electronics, Engines, Explosives, Forgery, Hand-to-hand, Intimidation, Labor, Persuasion, Piloting, Reading People, Running, Shooting, Sleight of Hand, Spacewalking, Stealth, Tracking

/ Take a cortical cartridge (for a running backup, heads-up display, and smartphone), a weapon, and ₡2. Most items cost ₡1 each. Ignore microcredit transactions (e.g., knife, meals).

Armor: Vest (break once for defense), battle armor (₡2, bulky, break up to 3×), hardsuit (₡3, bulky, break up to 3×, vacuum-rated, mag boots).

Weapons: Grenades (4, any of fragmentation, flashbang, smoke, EMP), pistol, rifle (bulky), shotgun (bulky), stun baton, tranq gun.

Tools: Flamethrower (bulky), low-G jetpack, mini drone (also usable as skin), repair tools, survey pack (climbing gear, flare gun, mapper, tent; bulky), system override key (1 use).

SKINS

/ Choose a body. Additional skins cost ₡10, +1 for each upgrade (minus half-cost of old skin if you trade-in). Skill increases are cumulative with origin skills. Unfamiliar limbs or appearance may hinder you awhile.

Android: Includes either synth skin (looks human) or a case (break for defense). Upgrade with infrared vision, palm stunner/defibrillator, retractable claws, skill boost (1 skill increase), spring-loaded legs, tethered grappling hand.

Ape: Bonobo, chimpanzee, gorilla, or orangutan. Sharp teeth, prehensile feet. Increase Climbing, Labor, Hand-to-hand. Upgrade as Clone.

Clone: Vat-grown original or duplicate of a human body. Upgrade with athletic (increase a related skill), camouflage, claws, custom look, dermal armor (plasticky), enhanced senses, fast-healing, grip pads, nonsomniac, prehensile feet, pheromones, toxin filter, vacuum-resistant.

Corvid: Enlarged crow or raven. Opposable big-toe. Increase Flight, Stealth. Upgrade as Clone.

Juvenile: Human child clone. Size/appearance may help or hinder. Upgrade as Clone.

Mech: Truck-sized industrial robot. Heavy chassis (break for defense). Upgrade with digger, dozer blade, flamethrower, jackhammer, low-G jets, treads, wheels, winch. Increase Labor. Restricted outside roads and work sites.

Octopus: Air-breathing, camouflage, ink spray, sharp beak, squeezing, 360° vision. Increase Swimming, Spacewalking. Upgrade as Clone.

Security Bot: Disc-shaped robot. 360° vision, 4 clawed tentacles, armor (break up to 3×). Upgrade with +1 tentacle, flamethrower, infrared vision, low-G jet, stunner, turret. Not street-legal.

Utility bot: Dog-sized work robot. Start with 2 upgrades from air compressor, blowtorch, drill, low-G jet, nail gun, remote-controllable, repair tools, saw, treads, welder, or Android upgrades.

DETAILS

/ Invent or roll for details, true in any skin.

Nym

1 Ascii
2 Blake
3 Cipher
4 Dat
5 Eyre
6 Fine
7 Glyph
8 Haze
9 Icon
10 Jinn
11 Kite
12 Line
13 Mesa
14 Nova
15 Oryx
16 Pulsar
17 Rio
18 Saturn
19 Trike
20 Wave

Quirk

1 Archaic phrases
2 Chuckles bleakly
3 Distinct swagger
4 Easy drawl
5 Easily distracted
6 Fondles weapons
7 Formal manner
8 Gentle demeanor
9 Goofy laugh
10 Grunts when irked
11 Hums pop songs
12 Mumbles to self
13 Never swears
14 Quietly menacing
15 Sarcastic as hell
16 Says “buddy” a lot
17 Speaks tersely
18 Stretches idly
19 Super impatient
20 Vague accent

History

1 Atoning for sins
2 Exoplanet colonist
3 Fled indenture
4 Former socialite
5 Had a family once
6 Hunted by old-you
7 Illegal test subject
8 Left the Yakuza
9 Lunar refugee
10 [MEMORY ERROR]
11 Obsolete doctor
12 On a corp’s payroll
13 Onetime academic
14 “On ice” 98 years
15 Raised by a cult
16 Recent immigrant
17 Roving outlaw
18 This sleeve’s stolen
19 Uplift rights activist
20 War veteran

Personal Item

1 Antique calculator
2 Creased photo
3 Dog-eared book
4 Flask (half-full)
5 Gold ring on chain
6 Hand-knit hat
7 Locket with holo
8 Lucky coin
9 Mentor’s knife
10 Nemesis’s cartridge
11 Pac-man for HUD
12 Paper journal
13 Postcards
14 Single bullet
15 Stolen cyber-eye
16 Stopped watch
17 Stylish jacket
18 Vial of blood
19 Vintage shades
20 Walkman

This message was last edited by the GM at 19:39, Wed 04 May.

The Eggman
 GM, 7 posts
 The Walrus
 Coo-Coo Ka-Chu
Thu 5 May 2022
at 17:44
CTRL & ALT CHARACTER CREATING
Monument is erected to Nova

Of course I changed all her stats so you guys don't all know what her stuff is.

NameNova
SpecialtyFace
OriginHuman
SkinClone
Skin upgradesNotes
Custom lookTailor-made designer skin
PheromonesIrresistible to humans
Enhanced sensesEagle sight, blindman hearing, etc.
SkillsSkill die
Deceptiond8
Persuasiond8
Shootingd8
Stealthd8
 d8
Money0 ₡
EquipmentNotes
Cortical cartridgeoffers backup, HUD and smartphone
Pistol 


I have no idea how to make this copy/paste where you get the table code.

This message was last edited by the GM at 17:46, Thu 05 May.

Nova
 player, 1 post
 Swindler and mercenary
 Skin: top designer Clone
Thu 5 May 2022
at 17:50
CTRL & ALT CHARACTER CREATING
|! Name               |! Nova       |
|! Specialty          | Face        |
|! Origin             | Human       |
|! Skin               |  Clone      |
|! Skin upgrades      |! Notes      |
| Custom look         | Tailor-made designer skin |
| Pheromones          | Irresistible to humans|
| Enhanced senses     | Eagle sight, blindman hearing, etc.|
|! Skills             |!  Skill die |
| Deception           | d8          |
| Persuasion          | d8          |
| Piloting            | d8          |
| Shooting            | d8          |
| Stealth             | d8          |
|! Money              |! 0 ₡  |
|! Equipment          |! Notes      |
| Cortical cartridge  | offers backup, HUD and smartphone |
| Pistol              |