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PLAYER GUIDELINE HELP
Guideline for you, the Player, to use during character generation.
Available switches: Restricted, Sheet, Archetypes, Desc, Short, Bg1, Bg2, Bg3.
Restricted character concepts include: Romany Companion Alliance Ex-Alliance Bounty Hunter Captain Feature Character Commonwealth
Closed character concepts include: Nobles Readers
Restricted Concepts Admin: Romani: Bester Companions: Inara and/or Mal Alliance & Ex-Alliance: Tracey and/or Dobson Bounty Hunters: Simon and/or Mal Black Market/Underworld/Commonwealth Character: Serenity
Captains: Will NOT be granted a ship upon approval. Your background MUST incorporate WHY you do not have a ship.
Feature Characters: Applicable by invitation only. --> Invitations: Granted ONLY by Mal and/or Inara.
Readers: Currently closed, applicable by invitation only. --> Invitations: Granted ONLY by Inara.
Nobles: Currently closed, applicable by invitation only. --> Invitations: Granted ONLY by Kaylee or Mal.
Archetype Requirements, the following skills are REQUIRED for the archetype they are listed for. You WILL NOT be approved if you do not have the skills listed for your chosen Archetype.
CON ARTIST The following at 40+: Con Artist Culture: Underworld Streetwise Disguise Intimidate
CULINARY ARTIST Cooking at 40+
ENTERTAINER Entertain at 40+ At least one of the following at 40+: Acrobatics Archery Artist Dance Escape Artist Handle At least one of the following at 20+: Animal Martial Arts Music Sleight of Hand Thrown Weapon
GUNSLINGER Any of the following at 40+: Firearms: Sidearms Firearms: Rifles Firearms: Repeating
MEDICAL Minimum age: 27 Medical Doctor: The following at 40+: First Aid Medicine Surgery Medicine AND Surgery must be LOWER than First Aid. Pharmacology: The following at 40+ Medicine Pharmacology Doctoral: Any of the following at 40+ in chosen field: Engineer: Biological Engineer: Chemical Engineer: Computers Engineer: Energy Systems Engineer: Medical Engineer: Physics History: Ancient History: Governments History: Military History: Planetary History: Social History: Technology Psychology
MERCHANT The following at 40+: Bargain Value
PILOT Astrogation at 40+ Any of the following at 40+: Pilot: Capital Ships Pilot: Transports Any of the following at 40+: Systems: Capital Ships Systems: Transports
PREACHER One of the following at 40+: Culture: Buddhism Culture: Christianity
STREET URCHIN The following at 40+: Streetwise Survival Any of the following at 40+: Run: Cornering Run: Hurdles Run: Long Distance Run: Obstacle Course Run: Short Sprint Run: Stairs
TECH Engineer, Mechanic, or Technician. Engineer: At least one of the following at 40+ Engineer: Biological Engineer: Chemical Engineer: Civil Engineer: Computers Engineer: Electrical Engineer: Electronics Engineer: Energy Systems Engineer: Engines Engineer: Medical Engineer: Physics Engineer: Hovercraft Engineer: Structural Engineer: Weaponry Mechanic: At least one of the following at 40+: Repair: Capital Ships Repair: MULE Repair: Transports At least one of the following at 40+: Engineer: Electrical Engineer: Energy Systems Engineer: Engines Technician: The following at 40+: Computer Programming Computer Use
THIEF The following at 40+: Culture: Underworld Pick Pocket Streetwise
You MUST have a short description set or you WILL NOT be approved. To set your short desc, simply: +short <enter brief one or two line description here>
Age: Characters under the age of 18 will NOT be approved.
Absolutely NO Skills or Attributes over 50 will be approved.
A maximum of 4 Skills OR 4 Attributes, or a combination of the two equaling 4, will be allowed AT 50.
A minimum of 10 skills is required for approval.
No more than 5 skills in 'red', (IE, under 20), for approval.
Feats: No more than 3 positive Feats AND 3 negative Feats will be approved.
Languages: 6 or more languages will REQUIRE the Natural Linguist Feat.
All fields listed MUST be filled in for approval unless otherwise specified. This section answered in Character Development Starting Room.
+bg/view: Used to view the first section of your Background.
Short Desc: A very short description of your character. --> +short <brief description>
Concept: A description of your Concept. 74 Characters Minimum --> +concept <concept description>
All fields listed MUST be filled in for approval unless otherwise specified. This section answered in Character Development Room.
+bg/view2: Used to view the second section of your background.
Answer the Questions. +answer <#>=<Answer>. --> #1. Describe your Profession. --> #2. Describe your Personality. --> #3. Describe your Character's Goals. --> #4. List the skills your Character wishes to get better at. --> #5. OPTIONAL: Tell us as Staff if you are a leader, follower, loner, etc. --> #6. Describe your Character's Morals.
All fields listed MUST be filled in for approval unless otherwise specified. This section answered in Character Background Room.
+bg/view3: Used to view the last section of your background.
Answer the questions. +answer <#>=<Answer>. --> #1. Describe your History. Here would be a good place to fill in where you learned Languages, Archetype Skills, and Feats.. --> Languages: 5 or Less without Natural Linguist Feat. --> Please describe where you learned all languages save English and Chinese. --> Feats: Describe the 'discovery' of the following Feats: Allergy, Amputee, Bleeder, Claustrophobic, Hooked, Nightmare, Paranoia, Phobia. --> Feat Focus. List what the specific of the following Feats is: Allergy, Hooked, Phobia. --> #2. Describe your Parents or Guardians. --> #3. Describe the most pivotal or important point in your life. --> #4. Describe the events that brought you to THIS point in life. --> #5. OPTIONAL: Describe any deep, dark Secrets. --> #6. OPTIONAL: Describe anything that would make you stand out. --> #7. OPTIONAL: Describe anything else we as Staff should know about you ICly. --> #8. OPTIONAL: Describe anything we as Staff should know about you OOCly. --> #9. State whether or not you understand the rules, regulations, and policies.
Your character description MUST list Physical Features. Such as hair color and length, eye color, skin color, height, weight, skin tone, etc, described in one paragraph.
Your character description MUST also list Clothing. Such as pants, shirt, shoes, types of fabrics, colors of fabics, etc, in another paragraph.
Scars and Tattos may be described if they are VISIBLE. That means if it's hidden by clothing all the time, or almost all the time, don't put it in your character description. If you simply MUST describe your hidden scars, please use the Descer feature found on Serenity Mush. +help descer.
Personality traits and personality quirks will NOT be approved.
You WILL NOT be approved without a decent description set on your character.