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Character Creation, Background Story and Downtimes

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  • 20140403
    Everything you need to know about creating a character for our game.

    All new PCs will start at Base character creation with a floor xp of 10xp/month since the start of game (April 2014).
    FLOOR XP FOR NEW PC's IN NOVEMBER 2015 = 190xp

    Step One: Character Concept
    Who is your character? Concept needs only to be a general idea. — Adventuring Archeologist, Ballet Dancer, Evangelist, Used Car Salesman, World Poker Champion, Tech Nerd, Redneck Occultist — but it should be enough to spark more complex ideas about the character’s motives, environment and relationships. Your character’s concept will be fleshed-out...

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  • 20140403
    Questions to help you create a well developed background story for your character
    It is important to develop a background story for your character so that you can create a unique identity for them, otherwise your Intelligence 4, Wits 3, Resolve 2 Mekhet will be the same as every other Intelligence 4, Wits 3, Resolve 2 Mekhet. You want to avoid such 2 dimensional characters and strive for something that has its own personality and flare, a character that will be memorable.  

    This character background should be at least around one page in length (that’s about 350+ words).  For doing so, players will receive bonus experience points. These experience points are applied...

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    The rules and methods of spending your XP on downtimes.
    All items purchased with experience points must be done through a downtime submission.
    All items purchased during a downtime are not available until the next game. It is assumed that your character spent the month learning or acquiring that item.
    For example, you cannot purchase your character's first dot of Resources and spend the resources acquired from the merit on the same downtime. You could, however, spend them at the next game, and in subsequent downtimes.

    Players can purchase a single dot per Attribute, Skill or Physical Merit per...

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  • 20140403
    Use this form to submit your monthly downtime reports.
    Player Name
    Character name:

    XP award from last game:
    Total XP available:
    Spent XP:

    How is your character feeding?
    (Please indicate if your character uses Coil of blood, Haven of soil, or any other vitae expenditures throughout the month. ie: ghouls, rituals, use of disciplines, etc.)
    Where does your character sleep?

    Achieved aspirations from last game: (Please note the ST or Narrator that witnessed achievement.)

    Action 1:
    Action 2:
    Action 3:
    Action 4:

    Total available Resource traits:...

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