A newyears contest set to allow you folks to create a character that will be featured in my game!
Entry time is between now and the 28th voting will start then and carried on until Newyears Day. The winner will be written into my story.
NEW YEARS CAMEO CHARACTER SHEET
Name: legal name of character.
Moniker: what the newspapers and the world at large would refer to you as.
Age: oldest Freak would be in their 30’s because any before that have died due to severe side effects of Darwins Syndrome which have grown less and less over the years.
Eyecolor: (Freaks always have bright eyes that shine with refracted light)
Build: thick, thin, fat, feminine, bulky ect…
Orientation: if you want to be an RO suggest open options.
Power Class: Mind Body or Energy
Power/Core ability: Will explain limits below
-subpower2 yada yada
Power-level: (for the cameo use ‘mid-level or low level makes writing easier *wink)*
Weakness: all Freaks and Swigs have a natural flaw in their abilities an imperfection in their evolution.
Quote: “Favourite saying, captures a bit of personality,”
Appearance: Basics only
Personality: keep it short.
Freak or Swig:
Occupation: Freaks and Swigs need jobs too, sports, tv, military, law enforcement, mercenary work, street performance, bodyguards, and even common day jobs high and low. From fashion model to exotic dancer.
History or Goals: short paragraph
All powers are categorized into 3 basic ‘sources’ Mind, Body and Energy. All abilities fall under these three labels, but abilities rarely cross the divisions and those that do are often weaker than others. “Jack of all trades master of none”
These powers can be anything aside from magical. Try to stay loosely within the bounds of science, Some powers have more effects than they first seem and some low-level abilities have high impact if used properly. Essentially psycho-kinesis can be employed in a way to reinforce the body giving them strength and durability but each freak learns only a few ways to ‘focus their ‘core’ abilities, their bodies can’t handle the strain of ‘stretching’ their abilities in the opposite direction.
ALL of the below powers are either turned Inward(enhancing themselves) or Outward (effects others) BUT NOT BOTH.
EDIT: Some freaks under the Body class do not resemble humans.
Mind- All powers involving perception of self and that of others. Brain power!! Ranging from psycho-kinesis to mild-precognition or enhanced reaction time (ala the spider).
Body- all powers that manifest physically, strength, camouflage, shape shifting, and many many more. If they use their body as a catalyst and source of power or implementing it they alos fall into this category. These powers are all focussed inward and there are rarely Freaks or Swigs of the body type that attack at range, but they ‘do’ exist.
Energy- self explanatory, these are the energy flingers, plasma, gamma, thermal, electrical, weather manipulators, sonic and so on. If it deals with energy these are the guy that do it.
Classes: (merely judges the intensity of core power)
Low- usually non-lethal powers with an assortment of tricks and multiple uses, they are more flexible than those above them and can adapt the use of their abilities in different ways and experiment with new functions. Low impact but handy.
Mid- less flexibility, focussing their abilities a little better, wit h greater destructive force and range. They can still use other functions of their abilities but it causes strain and the results can be random.
High- level: so few exist that it is unclear the limits they possess.
Long story short a character that can ‘fly’ their power isn’t ‘flying’ but something else that they ‘use to fly with’ be it levitation, magnetism, wind, becoming lighter than air ect…
Core ability: what powers their abilities.
Sub-powers: things they can do with that ability.
Low-levels: highly flexible many sub-powers no need to explain them all
Mid-levels: 3 sub abilities MAXIMUM
The Newyears Character will be a ‘mid-level’ freak or Swig.
Enjoy. Entrants will no longer be accepted after 27th when the list will be posted and the votes begin, the winner will be decided after Newyears!
Copy the Chara sheet fill it out and PM me and Post it in the thread. If you’re unclear on anything contact me.
Also I reserve the right to nip and tuch various details to ‘fit’ the character into the narrative but I promise I will NOT alter the core character.
Almost anything else goes.
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