Sunday, January 31, 2021

NewYearNewCharacter, Day 31

Elber Abrahams, human male, 40, former surgeon.

For characteristics I rolled: 7, 8, 4, 4, 5, 6
I assigned them thus:

STR 4, DEX 4, END 5, INT 7, EDU 8, SOC 6

Homeworld: Roger/Moibin
Background skills: Carouse-0, Electronics-0, Science-0
Enrolled to university.
Event: You become involved in a tightly knit clique or group and make a pact to remain friends forever, wherever in the galaxy you may end. Gain D3 Allies.
Ally: Armanis Altovity
Ally: Rodrock Bentley
Graduated.
Skills: Medic-2, Engineer (life support)-1
Characteristics: EDU+3

Got a job as a surgeon.
First term event: Someone you help is grateful, leading to a a great deal on a ship. Gain a Yacht.
Failed to get a promotion.
Skills: Admin-0, Diplomat-0, Steward-0

Second term event:
Travel: You move to another world. You gain DM+2 to your next Qualification roll.
Characteristics: INT+1 (personal development)

I'll try surgeon again.
Made it.
Third term event:
You learn to spot cases of people self-inflicting wounds to collect on insurance.Increase INT+1.
Got a promotion.
Skills: Admin-1, Carouse-1
Check for aging: no effect

Fourth term event:
You learn to spot cases of people self-inflicting wounds to collect on insurance.Increase INT+1.
Got a promotion.
Skills: Medic-3, Streetwise-1
Check for aging: no effect.

Fifth term event:
You attend university when you're not working. Increase EDU+1.
Failed to get a promotion.
Skills: Leadership-1
Check for aging: decrease on physically characteristics by 1. END-1.

Decided to muster out.
Cash: 20,000Cr
Benefits: personal vehicle, Ally x2, scientific equipment
Ally: Fynnegun Stepanek, criminal syndicate
Ally: Aedele Odoacer, free trader


Elber Abrahams
, human male, 40, former surgeon
4449C6
Medic-3, Admin-1, Carouse-1, Engineer (life support)-1, Streetwise-1, Diplomat-0, Electronics-0, Science-0, Steward-0
Cash: 20,000Cr
Equipment: personal vehicle, Yacht, scientific equipment
Ally: Armanis Altovity (university bff)
Ally: Rodrock Bentley (university bff)
Ally: Fynnegun Stepanek, criminal syndicate
Ally: Aedele Odoacer, free trader
Stout, with matted blond hair and hazel eyes.
Independent, resilient, and generous.

Saturday, January 30, 2021

NewYearNewCharacter, Day 30

Continuing with JBE's Careers Beyond the Claw.

Herlee Linville, human female, 42, Lieutenant (system guards) retired.

For characteristics I rolled: 9, 5, 8, 9, 7, 3
I assigned them thus:

STR 5, DEX 7, END 8, INT 9, EDU 9, SOC 3

Homeworld: Tungohl/Balech
Background skills: Electronics-0, Mechanic-0, Streetwise-0, Vacc Suit-0

Enrolled to university.
Event: Taking advantage of youth, you party as much as you study. Gain Carouse 1.
Graduated.
Skills: Engineer (m-drive)-2, Carouse-1, Science (physics)-1
Characteristics: EDU+3

Enlisted to the system guards.
First term event:
During a routine inspection, someone pulls a weapon on you. Roll INT5+. If you succeed, gain a weapon and its former owner as an Enemy. If you fail, roll twice on the injury table, take teh best result, gain DM -2 to you next advancement or commission roll.
Made my roll.
Equipment: weapon
Enemy: Graeham Yasin, pulled a weapon on me during inspection, but I handled it.
Got a commission.
Got a promotion.
Skills: Melee (blade)-1, Gunner-0, Investigate-0, Pilot-0
Characteristics: END+1 (personal development)

Second term event:
You efforts are exceptionally noteworthy. Gain DM+4 to you next Advancement or Commission roll.
Got a promotion.
Skills: Admin-1, Leadership-1, Tactics (naval)-1

Third term event:
New Contact: You gain a new Contact.
Contact: Shichiro 7603, AI
Got a promotion.
Skills: Leadership-2, Melee (blade)-2
Check for aging: reduce two physical characteristics by 1. STR-1, DEX-1

Fourth term event:
You seize a free trader and claim it before it goes to auction. Gain a Free Trader.
Failed to get promoted.
Skills: Electronics (sensors)-1
Check for aging: no effect

Fifth term event:
You disrupt a smuggling ring. Gain an extra Benefit roll.
Failed to get promoted.
Skills: Leadership-3
Check for aging: no effect

Decided to muster out.
Cash: 20,000
Pension: 10,000Cr
Benefits: EDU+1, INT+2, Ship's Boat, ship share, Free Trader, 2 ship shares


Herlee Linville
, human female, 42, Lieutenant (system guards) retired
469BD3
Leadership-3, Engineer (m-drive)-2, Melee (blade)-2, Admin-1, Carouse-1, Electronics (sensors)-1, Science (physics)-1, Tactics (naval)-1, Gunner-0, Investigate-0, Mechanic-0, Pilot-0, Streetwise-0, Vacc Suit-0
Enemy: Graeham Yasin, pulled a weapon on me during inspection, but I handled it.
Contact: Shichiro 7603, AI
Cash: 20,000Cr
Pension: 10,000Cr
Benefits: 3 ship shares
Equipment: Free Trader x2, Ship's Boat, foil
Long black hair and bright gray eyes.
Hard working, assertive, and kindly.

Friday, January 29, 2021

NewYearNewCharacter, Day 29

Today I decide to use JBE's Foreven Worlds: Careers Behind the Claw.

For characteristics I rolled: 11, 3, 5, 9, 6, 9
I assigned them thus:

STR 3, DEX 5, END 6, INT 9, EDU 9, SOC 11

Homeworld: Manuri/Balech
Background skills: Electronics-0, Flyer-0, Language-0, Science-0 for a rich kid education.

Enrolled to university.
Event: A supposedly harmless prank goes wrong and someone gets hurt, physically or emotionally. Roll SOC 8+. If you succeed, gain a Rival. If you fail, gain an Enemy. If you roll 2, you must take the Prisoner career in your next term.
Failed my roll.
Enemy: Jennife Stan, a victim of my prank
Graduated.
Skills: Science (archaeology)-2, Navigation-1
Characteristics: EDU+3

Got a job as an archaeologist.
First term event:
You spend so much time away from civilization that you get to know the few faces you see well. Gain D3 Contacts and two Ship Shares.
Contact: Mazen Venkata, Starport administrator
Contact: Ariyan Nirmal, army quartermaster
Benefits: 2 ship shares
Failed to get a promotion.
Skills: Investigate-0, Mechanic-0, Medic-0, Survival-0

Second term event:
Some substance gets all over your body and is absorbed into you, awakening your psionic potential.
PSI 8
Failed to get a promotion.
Characteristics: DEX+1 (personal development)
Skills: Awareness-0, Clairvoyance-0, Telepathy-0
Mustering out: scientific equipment, EDU+1

Got into a psionic institute.
Third term event:
You make an unexpected connection outside your social circle. Gain Contact.
Contact: Daviron Locatelli, eccentric scientist
Got a promotion.
Skills: Medic-1, Science (psionicology)-1, Persuade-0
Check for aging: reduce one physical characteristics by 1. END-1

Fourth term event:
You've been given advanced training.
Failed my roll.
Got a promotion.
Skills: Medic-2, Awareness-1
Check for aging: no effect

Fifth term event:
You've been given advanced training.
Made my roll, chose Clairvoyance.
Got a promotion.
Skills: Science (psionicology)-3, Clairvoyance-1, Telepathy-1
Check for aging: reduce one physical characteristics by 1. END-1

Decided to muster out.
Cash: 4,000 + 4,000Cr
Benefits: TAS Membership, Contact x2


Edvin Nejem
, human male, 42, former psion
3649DB
Science (psionicology)-3, Medic-2, Science (archaeology)-2, Awareness-1, Clairvoyance-1, Navigation-1, Telepathy-1, Electronics-0, Flyer-0, Investigate-0, Language (Villani)-0, Mechanic-0, Persuade-0, Survival-0
Contact: Mazen Venkata, Starport administrator
Contact: Ariyan Nirmal, army quartermaster
Contact: Daviron Locatelli, eccentric scientist
Contact: Olivia Mirka, conspirator
Contact: Brighid Joƫlle, researcher
Enemy: Jennife Stan, a victim of my prank at university
Cash: 8,000Cr
Benefits: TAS Membership, 2 ship shares
Equipment: scientific equipment
Short and slender, with curly black hair and pale green eyes.
Industrious, nurturing and reckless.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

NewYearNewCharacter, Day 28

Milaya Griffith, human female, 38, major (retired)

For characteristics I rolled: 6, 6, 8, 6, 3, 8
I assigned them thus:
STR 6, DEX 6, END 8, INT 6, EDU 8, SOC 3
Homeworld: Inapiirn/Balech
Background skills: Drive-0, Streetwise-0, Survival-0
Failed to get into military academy.
Enlisted to the army.

First term event:
You are assigned to a planet with a hostile or wild environment. Gain one of Vacc Suit 1, Engineer 1, Animals (riding or training) 1 or Recon 1.
Chose Recon.
Failed to get commission. Failed to get promoted.
Skills: Gun Combat (slug)-1, Recon-1, Athletics-0, Heavy Weapons-0, Melee-0, Vacc Suit-0

Second term event:
You display heroism in battle. You may gain a promotion or a commission automatically.
Chose commission.
Failed to get promoted.
Skills: Leadership-1, Profession (civil engineer)-1

Third term event:
Ending of Relationship: A romantic relationship involving you ends. Badly. Gain a Rival or Enemy.
Rival: Zella Magorian, army quartermaster, former flame
Got promoted.
Skills: Leadership-2, Medic-1

Fourth term event:
You are thrown into a brutal ground war. Roll EDU 8+ to avoid injury, if you succeed, you gain one level in Gun Combat or Leadership.
Failed my roll.
Failed to get promoted.
Skills: Explosive-1
Check for aging: no effect

Fifth term event:
Surrounded and outnumbered by the enemy, you hold out until relief arrives. Gain DM+2 to your next Advancement check.
Got promoted.
Skills: Admin-1, Electronics (comms)-1, Tactics (military)-1
Check for aging: reduce one physical characteristics by 2, and the other two by 1
STR-2, DEX-1, END-1

Decided to muster out.
Cash: 10,000 + 10,000 Cr
Benefits: EDU+3, weapon, combat implant
Pension: 10,000Cr


Milaya Griffith
, human female, 38, major (retired)
4576B3
Leadership-2, Admin-1, Electronics (comms)-1, Explosive-1, Gun combat (slug)-1, Medic-1, Profession (civil engineer)-1, Recon-1, Tactics (military)-1, Athletics-0, Drive-0, Heavy Weapons-0, Melee-0, Streetwise-0, Survival-0, Vacc Suit-0
Cash: 20,000Cr
Pension: 10,000Cr
Equipment: snub pistol, neural comm (TL12)
Rival: Zella Magorian, army quartermaster, former flame
Brown hair and large blue eyes.
Caring, helpful and determined.
 

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

NewYearNewCharacter, Day 27

For characteristics I rolled: 8, 7, 9, 6, 6, 12
I assigned them thus:

STR 6, DEX 6, END 8, INT 12, EDU 9, SOC 7

Homeworld: Aapu/Vipach
Background skills: Art-0, Carouse-0, Drive-0, Science-0 for a good education.

Enrolled to university.
Event: Your time in education is not a happy one and you suffer a deep tragedy, perhaps you become hopelessly addicted to drink or drugs, a failed romance leaves you in tatters, or a fatal accident involving a close friend shakes your confidence. You crash and fail to graduate.
Skills: Engineer (m-drive)-1, Astrogation-0
Characteristics: EDU+1

Got a job as a broker.
First term event:
You are embroiled in legal trouble. Gain one of Advocate 1, Admin 1, Diplomat 1 or Investigate 1, then roll 2D. If you roll 2, you must take the Prisoner career in your next term.
Chose Advocate.
Didn't go to jail.
Didn't get a promotion.
Skills: Advocate-1, Broker-0, Electronics-0, Persuade-0, Steward-0, Vacc Suit-0

Second term event:
You are given advanced training in a specialist field. Roll EDU 8+ to increase any one skill you already have by one level. Made my roll.
Failed to get a promotion.
Skills: Deception-1, Persuade-1

Third term event:
A good deal ensures you are living the high life for a few years. Gain DM+1 to any one Benefit roll.
Failed to get a promotion.
Skills: Admin-1

Fourth term event:
You make an unexpected connection outside your normal circles. Gain a Contact.
Contact: Canning Saga, MD
Failed to get a promotion.
Skills: Persuade-2
Check for aging: no effect

Fifth term event:
New Relationship: You become involved in a romantic relationship. Gain an Ally.
Ally: Gwallter Tiger, so
Got a promotion.
Skills: Admin-2, Deception-2, Broker-1
Check for aging: no effect

Sixth term event:
Crime: You commit or are the victim (or are accused) of a crime. Lose one Benefit roll or take the Prisoner career in your next term.
I'd rather lose one benefit roll.
Got a promotion.
Skills: Admin-3, Deception-3
Check for aging: no effect.

Decided to muster out.
Cash: 10,000 + 20,000Cr
Benefits: Free Trader, Ship Share x2, Blade


Brindon Valerius
, human male, 44, former broker
668CA7
Admin-3, Deception-3, Persuade-2, Advocate-1, Broker-1, Engineer (m-drive)-1, Art-0, Astrogation-0, Carouse-0, Drive-0, Science-0, Steward-0, Vacc Suit-0
Cash: 30,000Cr
Equipment: Blade, Free Trader
Benefits: 2 ship shares
Contact: Canning Saga, MD
Ally: Gwallter Tiger, former flame
Tall and heavyset, with copper hair and blue eyes.
Eccentric, devious, and clever.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

NewYearNewCharacter, Day 26

Andraea Aurelia, human female, 44, former 3rd officer (merchant marine).

For characteristics I rolled: 7, 6, 7, 10, 5, 3
I assigned them thus:

STR 5, DEX 6, END 7, INT 7, EDU 10, SOC 3

Homeworld: Daze/Balech
Background skills: Drive-0, Electronics-0, Mechanic-0, Streetwise-0, for a poor kid just out of vocation school.
Failed to get into university.
Got into the merchant marine.

First term event:
You make an unexpected connection outside your normal circles. Gain a Contact.
Contact: Alixer Pia, army quartermaster
Got a promotion.
Skills: Electronics (computers)-1, Mechanic-1, Broker-0, Persuade-0, Steward-0, Vacc Suit-0

Second term event:
You are given advanced training in a specialist field. Roll EDU 8+ to increase any one skill you already have by one level.
Failed my roll.
Failed to get a promotion.
Skills: Astrogation-1

Third term event:
New Relationship: You become involved in a romantic relationship. Gain an Ally.
Ally: Lysander Saga, rich noble
Failed to get a promotion.
Skills: Electronics (computers)-2

Fourth term event:
You have a chance to risk your fortune on a possibility lucrative deal. You may gamble a number of Benefit rolls and roll Gambler 8+ or Broker 8+. If you succeed, you gain half as many Benefit rolls as you risked, rounding up. If you fail, you lose all the rolls risked. Either way, gain one level in whichever skill you used.
Success.
Failed to get a promotion.
Skills: Broker-1, Engineer (j-drive)-1
Check for aging: no effect

Fifth term event:
A good deal ensures you are living the high life for a few years. Gain DM+1 to any one Benefit roll.
Got a promotion.
Skills: Advocate-1, Engineer (j-drive)-2
Check for aging: no effect
Sixth term event:
You are offered the opportunity to smuggle illegal items onto a planet. If you accept, roll Deception 8+ or Persuade 8+ to gain Streetwise 1 and an extra Benefit roll. If you refuse, you gain an Enemy in the criminal sphere.
Failed my roll.
Advancement roll = 12.
Skills: Pilot (spacecraft)-1
Characteristics: INT+1 (personal development)
Check for aging: no effect

Seventh term failed my survival. Mishap - Imperial trade restrictions force you out of business. You may take the Rogue career for your next term without needing to roll for qualification.
Skills: Astrogation-2
Decided to muster out.
Six terms + rank 3 = 8 rolls + 1 from event
Cash: 5,000 + 20,000Cr
Benefits: INT+2, EDU+3, Free Trader x2
Pension: 12,000Cr


Andraea Aurelia
, human female, 44, former 3rd officer (merchant marine)
567AD3
Astrogation-2, Electronics (computers)-2, Engineer (j-drive)-2, Advocate-1, Broker-1, Mechanic-1, Pilot (spacecraft)-1, Drive-0, Persuade-0, Steward-0, Streetwise-0, Vacc Suit-0
Ally: Lysander Saga, rich noble (former flame)
Contact: Alixer Pia, army quartermaster
Cash: 25,000Cr
Pension: 12,000Cr
Equipment: Free Trader x2
Blonde hair and green eyes.
Helpful, sociable and eccentric.

Monday, January 25, 2021

NewYearNewCharacter, Day 25

Johnath Lyon, human male, 38, former dilettante.

For characteristics I rolled: 9, 8, 6, 3, 6, 10
I assigned them thus:

STR 3, DEX 6, END 6, INT 9, EDU 8, SOC 10

Homeworld: Bonn/Limon
Background skills: Art-0, Carouse-0, Seafarer-0, for a rich kid on a wet world.
Failed to get into university.

Let's have the life, dilettante.
First term event:
Your reign is acclaimed by all as being fair and wise  or in the case of a dilettante, you sponge off your family's wealth a while longer. Gain either a jealous relative or an unhappy subject as an Enemy. Gain DM+2 to your next Advancement check.
Got a 'promotion'.
Skills: Carouse-1, Admin-0, Advocate-0, Diplomat-0, Electronics-0, Investigate-0, Persuade-0

Second term event:
You are challenged to a duel for your honour and standing. If you refuse, reduce your SOC by 1. If you accept, roll Melee (blade) 8+. If you succeed, gain one SOC. If you fail, roll on the Injury Table and reduce your SOC by one. Either way, gain one level in Melee (blade), Leadership, Tactics (any) or Deception.
Can't refuse. Blew my roll. Injury:
Nearly killed - reduce one physical characteristic by 1D, reduce two other physical characteristics by 2.
Ouch! Rolled a 1. I'll take medical care. My family covered 75% of the cost. Medical debt: 6,250Cr
Got a 'promotion'.
Skills: Flyer-1, Melee (blade)-1, Streetwise-1

Third term event:
Your time as a ruler or playboy gives you a wide range of experiences. Gain one of Animals (riding) 1, Art 1, Carouse 1, or Streetwise 1. Chose Animal (riding).
Failed to get a 'promotion'.
Skills: Animals (riding)-1, Jack of All Trades-1

Fourth term event:
You manipulate and charm your way through high society. Gain one level of Carouse, Diplomat, Persuade or Steward, as well as a Rival and an Ally.
Chose Persuade.
Rival: Adahn Giannopoulus, planetary warlord
Ally: Jaxon Dumitrescu, inveterate gambler
Got a 'promotion'.
Skills: Gambler-1, Jack of All Trades-2, Persuade-1
Check for aging: reduce two physical characteristics by 1. DEX-1, END-1

Fifth term event:
You become deeply involved in politics on your world of residence, becoming a player in the political intrigues of government. Gain one level in Advocate, Admin, Diplomacy or Persuade, but also gain a Rival.
Chose Diplomat.
Rival: Brax Alderliesten, scion of another family
Failed to get a 'promotion'.
Skills: Diplomat-1, Flyer-2
Check for aging: no effect.

Decided to muster out. Five terms and rank 3 = 8 rolls.
Cash: 10,000 + 100,000Cr
Pension: 10,000Cr
Benefits: SOC+2, Yacht and SOC+1, 2 ship shares, TAS membership, Yacht


Johnath Lyon
, human male, 38, former dilettante
35598C
Flyer-2, Jack of All Trades-2, Animal (riding)-1, Carouse-1, Diplomat-1, Gambler-1, Melee (blade)-1, Persuade-1, Streetwise-1, Admin-0, Advocate-0, Art-0, Electronics-0, Investigate-0, Seafarer-0
Cash: 103,750Cr
Pension: 10,000Cr
Benefits: Yacht x2, TAS membership
Rival: Adahn Giannopoulus, planetary warlord (jealous of my style)
Rival: Brax Alderliesten, scion of another family (political)
Ally: Jaxon Dumitrescu, inveterate gambler
Willowy, with thick gray hair and blue eyes.
Spontaneous, conscientious and foolish.