Characteristics Help

Social Characteristics

Abrasive

  • Abrasive: + 1 SOC (Intimidation)
  • Abrasive: -1 SOC (diplomacy/deception)

Aggressive

  • Aggressive: +1 SOC/BOD (Fighting/Intimidation)
  • Aggressive: -1 SOC (Control Anger)

Artistic <Type>

  • List: Painting, Drawing, Singing, Instrument, Dancing, Sculpting.
  • Artistic: +1 SOC (Specialty)
  • Artistic: -1 N/A

Cautious

  • Cautious: +1 SOC (Avoid Trouble)
  • Cautious: -1 SOC (Resist Fear)

Deviant (C)

  • Deviant: +1 SOC (Criminal Activities)
  • Deviant: -1 SOC (Interact with Authority)

Desensitized

  • Desensitized: +1 SOC (Ignore Fear)
  • Desensitized: -1 SOC (Charm/Persuasion)

Detached

  • Detached: +1 SOC (Stay Calm/Hold Ground)
  • Detached: -1 SOC (Reaction Time)

Dishonest (SOC)

  • Dishonest: +1 SOC (Deception)
  • Dishonest: -1 SOC (Persuasion/Diplomacy)

Easygoing

  • Easygoing: +1 SOC (Charm)
  • Easygoing: -1 SOC (Intimidate/Detect Deception)

Honest

  • Honest: +1 SOC (Persuasion/Diplomacy)
  • Honest: -1 SOC (Detect Deception)

Intimidating <Type>

  • List: Physical, Social, Mental
  • Intimidating: +1 SOC (Intimidation)
  • Intimidating: -1 SOC (Interactions w/ victims)

Morbid

  • Morbid: +1 SOC (Self-Control)
  • Morbid: -1 SOC (Charm)

Polite

  • Polite: +1 SOC (Diplomacy)
  • Polite: -1 SOC (Intimidation)

Suspicious

  • Suspicious: +1 SOC (Detect Deception)
  • Suspicious: -1 SOC (Diplomacy)

Physical

Farsighted

  • Farsighted: +1 BOD (See at Distance)
  • Farsighted: -1 BOD (See Close Up)

Hard of Hearing

  • Hard of Hearing: +1 BOD (Spot Things)
  • Hard of Hearing: -1 BOD (Hear Things)

Nimble

  • Nimble: +1 BOD (Agility)
  • Nimble: -1 BOD (Strength)

Nearsighted

  • Nearsighted: +1 BOD (See Up Close)
  • Nearsighted: -1 BOD (See Far Off)

Quick

  • Quick: +1 BOD (Running/Speed)
  • Quick: -1 BOD (Strength/Endurance)

Relentless

  • Relentless: +1 BOD (Fight Exhaustion)
  • Relentless: -1 BOD (Use Coordination w/ Exhaustion)

Scrapper (C)

  • Scrapper: +1 BOD (Fighting)
  • Scrapper: -1 BOD None

Strong

  • Strong: +1 BOD (Strength)
  • Strong: -1 BOD (Agility/Coordination)

Skinny

  • Skinny: +1 BOD (Escape Bonds)
  • Skinny: -1 BOD (Strength/Endurance)

Slow

  • Slow: +1 BOD (Endurance)
  • Slow: -1 BOD (Running/Speed)

Stout

  • Stout: +1 BOD (Endurance)
  • Stout: -1 BOD (Agility/Speed)

Tough

  • Tough: +1 BOD (Endurance/Ignore Pain)
  • Tough: -1 BOD (Reflexes/Agility)

Mental

Absent-Minded

  • Absent-Minded: +1 MNT (Book Knowledge)
  • Absent-Minded: -1 MNT (Pay Attention)

Bilingual (C)

  • List: See +help Languages
  • Bilingual: +1 MNT (Selected Languages)
  • Bilingual: -1 MNT (None)

Coldly Logical

  • Coldly Logical: +1 MNT (Read People/Situations)
  • Coldly Logical: -1 MNT (Deception/Diplomacy)

Dyslexic

  • Dyslexic: +1 MNT (None)
  • Dyslexic: -1 MNT (Reading)

Focused

  • Focused: +1 MNT (Concentration)
  • Focused: -1 MNT (Awareness/Perception)

Genius (C)

  • Genius: +1 MNT (Book Knowledge)
  • Genius: -1 SOC (Social Savvy)

Plucky

  • Plucky: +1 MNT (Willpower)
  • Plucky: -1 MNT (Strength/Endurance)

Techie

  • Techie: +1 MNT (Technology)
  • Techie: +1 BOD (Athletics)

Backgrounds/Hooks

There are three notation markers on this list. They are (R), (C) & (E). These are defined as:

  • (R) - Are Restricted and watched carefully. May be Denied
  • (C) - Concept Based. Must make sense with full concept.
  • (E) - Wil require some writing to explain the Characteristic.

Silver Spoon (R)

  • Effect: +1 SOC (Monetary Influence)

Iconic Family (R)

  • Effect: +1 SOC (<Type> Influence)
  • List: Social, Judicial, Political, Criminal, Monetary

Unconventional Family (E)

  • Effect: Story Only

Middle-Class (Default)

  • Effect: Story Only

Criminal Record (E)

  • Effect: -1 SOC (Parents/Authority Figures)

Military Family

  • Effect: Story Only

Broken Home

  • Effect: Story Only

Notorious Family (C)

  • Effect: -1 SOC (Social Influence)

Special Circumstances (E)

  • Effect: Story Only

Sheltered

  • Effect: –1 SOC (Sense Danger)

Addiction (C)

  • Effect: -1 BOD (All Actions w/o Fix)

Allergy

  • Effect: Story Only

Disability

  • Effect: Story Only/Admin will discuss this

Guilt (E)

  • Effect: Story Only

Phobia (E)

  • Effect: Story Only

Secret (E)

  • Effect: Story Only

Shady Reputation (E)

  • Effect: -1 SOC (Peers/Authority Figures)
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