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Old Nov 7th, 2020, 07:45 PM
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Is there a list of known PCs already in the game? I see that there are some characters from an earlier game coming across into this one. I'd like to propose a character that doesn't step on any toes.
Betabeta with Echo who is an existing character
Hiruma Kohaku is considering a New Face type
and myself with a New leaning magic but maybe not type

We are the old players that have expressed an interest so far and two of us are still kinda figuring things out.
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Old Nov 7th, 2020, 08:33 PM
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So far just Beta’s Echo, two others who will try new characters, so anything goes at the moment
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Old Nov 7th, 2020, 08:36 PM
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Name/Handle: John Uther Grand / Porterhouse
Race: Troll - Fomorian
Sex: male
Specialization: Aspected Mage

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Porterhouse is often mistaken for a norm at first glance due to its relatively small and athletic build, compared to the usual Troll. His tusks are only seen when he is smiling and his little horns are usually covered by a cowboy hat, and even by his military-style hair. He is described as handsome in metahuman categories. He prefers a western look with a coat and a Stetson. In combat he uses an assault shotgun, in civilian or covert operations a heavy pistol. He allowed himself a luxury when he left Ares: he had the matrix-signature of his Ares Predator removed so he could take the weapon with him.

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John is a sociable person with no major prejudices. His work in the military has shaped him in an almost clichéd way: he values reliability and loyalty to his friends and believes that everyone should give their best. I see him as a kind of solid and reliable rock within a team.
Since at first glance he appears more physical than mental, he often surprises his counterpart with precise analyzes of situations and facts.
He has a weakness for culinary delights and likes to spend a monthly salary on real meat.

Background:
Porterhouse looks back on more than 10 years of experience at Ares Security as an assault specialist, officer and instructor. During the last two years, after his sudden awakening and goblinization, his role shifted to that of a combat mage. His new appearance initially posed a number of puzzles and revealed that his grandparents were originally from irish immigrants, which has not yet been recorded.
He left Ares Security shortly after joining the Firewatch program for unknown reasons at the same time as his (human) sister. He appeared in the shadows six months later. He uses the fake ID of an assistant professor and postgraduate at the Pacific University Tacoma.
His combat experience clearly exceeds that of his magical colleagues. As an aspect mage, on the other hand, it is not possible for him to summon or bind spirits. He is hired as “advanced muscle” typically in two situations:
1. To complement a unit's firepower
2. When low level magical resistance can be expected or at least cannot be ruled out.

Story Hook:
1. Of course, his extraction has something to do with the insect spirits. I didn't work it out exactly to give a gamemaster some freedom. Porterhouse may have had solid information on what is happening to the recruits for Firewatch. Or his contact "Commander" might have a connection with Anne Ravenheart. Or maybe he lost a friend who became a host.
2. To leave Ares and build a new identity for both himself and his Sister, he had to borrow money from the mafia. He got help from “Silk” during this process, the broker also connected him with the mafia. (If “Silk” prefers other contacts, e.g. Yakuza, I can change that). Of course, his creditors would like to see their money again at some point or at least demand a few favors...
3. Porterhouse is the first reported transformation / goblinization of an elf into a troll. I have no idea what is (could be) behind it. Maybe he comes from an old noble family with Celtic roots? Maybe he just has weird genes?


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Old Nov 7th, 2020, 08:38 PM
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Also feel free to step on my toes. In this sort of fairly free-formish play there is scope to find your own space, and highlight your particular form of a character type. Having two characters with overlapping competence also creates opportunity for working together on things.
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Old Nov 8th, 2020, 12:56 AM
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Congrats Arialles on finishing the run!

Sorry that my character Fubar and I couldn't stick with it. I hope you find some good runners heading forward
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Old Nov 8th, 2020, 01:10 AM
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Double Tap was definitely missing Fubar at the middle of the fight when his guns started getting bricked lol.
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Old Nov 8th, 2020, 01:18 AM
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Thinking maybe a physadept or a street sammy, but I'll keep it flexible while pre-existing folks are choosing.
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Old Nov 8th, 2020, 05:15 AM
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Priority A: 32 pts in Skills
Priority B: Aspected Mage 4 pts in Sorcery
Priority C: 12 pts for Attributes
Priority D: Metatype Elf (4 Adjustment points)
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Name/Handle: Linda "Bones" Campbell
Race: Elf
Sex: Female
Specialization: Medicine
Description: female elf from the former United Kingdom
Personality: serious, analytical
Background: Bones was out to the shoppes, just picking up a few things here and there, knackered after a day at the hospital, when she heard a loud boom, close by. Another bombing had occurred. She dropped her things and went to see what she could do to help. Which wasn't much. Looking at the pain and death and horror all around her, she committed to leaving the country, as sectarian violence had never gotten this close to her before, and she didn't know how to handle it. She couldn't continue here, that was certain. She wants to help people, sure enough, but she feels as though she failed the people she was helping.

Any hint of gunfire or explosion will cause her to have flashbacks of that terrible day. She's better as a consultant, a contact.
Story Hook: She had been trained to think of herself as having others' lives in her hands, to be able to play God, and when the day came, she found out she was powerless. Definitely prone to depression, but there's, you know, anti-depressants for that--which she takes daily, and relies upon. Unfortunately, taking those is frowned upon by the hospital, and while under treatment, she can not get another job in another hospital. So she does little jobs here and there as a street doc.

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Bones opened the door to her apartment to find a man and woman half carrying, half dragging another man, bleeding from a wound to the upper thorax. Probably broke some ribs too. "Get him in here. Lie him down on the couch over there." She grabbed her medical bag, and applied a strong analgesic, and looked for compresses, and her Bactine antiseptic cream. She looked at his back. No exit wound. That was going to make things more difficult. She would have to open the wound further, and extract the bullet. She had a good reputation on the street, but this was as close as she wanted to come to the action. "One of you come over here, and hold him down, I'm going to have to open this wound more, so I can get the bullet out. Even with the analgesic, it's going to hurt. Several hours later, the man is resting on her couch, and the pair offer her a thousand nuyen for her help. She takes the money, but tells them, Maybe sometime you can do me a favor?
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Old Nov 8th, 2020, 03:00 PM
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There is no such thing as enough Shadowrun! I have my own game to tend to, but I will muse over a concept here as well.
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I forgot to ask: standard or prime runner?
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Old Nov 8th, 2020, 03:38 PM
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Withdrawn. I wouldn't mind trying 6E, but I have enough on my plate right now.
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Old Nov 8th, 2020, 04:50 PM
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I forgot to ask: standard or prime runner?
Standard (although existing players will probably be bringing some additional karma along), don’t worry it shouldn’t unbalance anything and post often and you might catch up
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Old Nov 9th, 2020, 01:33 PM
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I was gifted 6E by my son about a month ago and I am eager to give it a try. Seems like they have streamlined some of the complexity out and I like that the initiative system is more forgiving of those not cybered (spelled/etc.) to the max. It gives me hope that my crazy concept could prove viable. Here is my submission:
Name/Handle: Jacob Blackcloud/Knighthawk
Race: Human (Native-American)
Sex: Male
Specialization: Shamantic Conjuring Adept/Tracker
Description: Jacob is of obvious Native American heritage, with dark eyes and long black hair he ties back in a ponytail. He has a full torso tattoo of a thunderbird done in a tribal style on his back. Jacob is rarely seen without his duster and mirror shades.
Personality: Before the death of his twin sister Jacob was more outgoing, trusting. Now, he is withdrawn and silent. He feels as if he lost half of himself, that he is incomplete. He seeks solace in the company of the spirits and is rarely without a few of them hovering around him. He now speaks rarely, only when he needs to. Jacob has decided to dedicate what remains of his life to serving others – as a tracker and bounty hunter.
Background: Jacob was born in Denver, along with his fraternal twin sister Maggie. They were inseparable from birth, seeming to almost have their own language. Their mother had complications during the pregnancy and as a result was unable to conceive again, making Jacob and Maggie the only children they could ever have. As such, they were swamped with affection by the whole family. When they were six they developed a severe fever that the doctor’s couldn’t find a cause for, eventually falling into a coma, and for a time it looked like they would not make it. A shaman was called in and she determined that the twins’ were trapped in the spirit world. After a long vision quest she was able to free them with the help of some powerful totem spirits. While early testing hadn’t revealed any magical talents, upon their recovery both children demonstrated gifts. Jacob developed his affinity for conjuring while Maggie became a physical adept. Both followed the shamantic path, and each was chosen by one of the totems that had helped save them. While Jacob followed the call of Thunderbird, Maggie joined the pack of Wolf. Both joined the Sioux Wildcats and served for many years, until the fateful day Maggie sacrificed herself to save Jacob from a grenade. Devastated by the loss, Jacob resigned his commission and tried to start over among the shadows of Seattle. He has not gotten over her loss and feels incomplete; exposed – especially without a few air spirits around.
Story Hook: Still in the process of reinventing himself, Jacob is seeking to develop a reputation as a tracker; a finder of missing things or people. His training in the Wildcats, along with his affinity for spirits, lend themselves to this kind of work. While he has cut most strings with his former life, he keeps a feeler out with his old unit should they learn anything about the terrorist cell that they were hunting when his sister was killed.

 


 
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Added Character Stats and Spoilertags.

I'd like to add some pictures, too. Are there any limitations within this forum for using Hollywood material, picture from movies etc?
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Just a note on the geography: if we're playing in Toronto, isn't it more likely that characters would come from the area of Detroit, if they're citizens of UCAS? Looking at a map today, Seattle and Toronto are pretty far apart. The Midwest states like Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois would be closer. Maybe western New York state, can't picture that part of America as well as I can the Midwest. I'm originally from the Midwest though. (Although my character would be from Scotland, if it existed.)
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