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(Part A-C of the definitive list of backstories, sourced from build 2231. Script made. This is as they appear in the game.)
(Part D-G of the definitive list of backstories, sourced from build 2231. Script made. This is as they appear in the game.)
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! Deep space miner{{br}}(Miner)
 
! Deep space miner{{br}}(Miner)
 
| [PAWN_nameDef] did the sweaty, grimy work of pulling metal out of asteroids on a deep space rig. [PAWN_pronoun] used [PAWN_possessive] hands-on industrial skills daily - and wasn't bad in a bar fight either.
 
| [PAWN_nameDef] did the sweaty, grimy work of pulling metal out of asteroids on a deep space rig. [PAWN_pronoun] used [PAWN_possessive] hands-on industrial skills daily - and wasn't bad in a bar fight either.
| Melee: {{+|2}}{{br}}Construction: {{+|3}}{{br}}Mining: {{+|7}}
+
| Mining: {{+|7}}</br>Construction: {{+|3}}</br>Melee: {{+|2}}
 
| None
 
| None
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 
|-
 
|-
! Defector
+
! Deep space surveyor{{br}}(Surveyor)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] was a deep space surveyor. She studied which worlds were the most suitable for colonization.
 +
 
 +
Her expeditions were met by hostile natives, green-painted space-women, and wannabe Greek gods. Surviving many firefights, she learned to build rudimentary lathes and rock cannons to fend off enemies.
 +
| Construction: {{+|4}}</br>Plants: {{--|3}}</br>Intellectual: {{+|6}}</br>Shooting: {{+|4}}</br>Social: {{+|2}}
 +
| None
 +
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Defector {{br}}(Defector )
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] decided to leave the oppressive dictatorship where [PAWN_pronoun] lived. [PAWN_possessive] defection was not well-received, and agents were sent after [PAWN_objective].
 +
 
 +
[PAWN_pronoun] spent years on the run. Since [PAWN_pronoun] could trust no doctor, [PAWN_pronoun] treated [PAWN_possessive] own wounds. The ordeal made [PAWN_objective] bitter and untrusting.
 +
| Construction: {{+|3}}</br>Shooting: {{+|4}}</br>Melee: {{+|2}}</br>Social: {{--|2}}</br>Medicine: {{+|4}}</br>Crafting: {{+|3}}
 +
| Animals{{br}}Artistic{{br}}
 +
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Defector{{br}}(Defector)
 
| Early in [PAWN_possessive] adulthood, [PAWN_nameDef] decided to leave the oppressive dictatorship where [PAWN_pronoun] lived. [PAWN_possessive] defection was not well-received, and agents were sent out after [PAWN_objective].{{br}}[PAWN_pronoun] spent years on the run, treating [PAWN_possessive] own wounds so no doctor could betray [PAWN_objective]. The ordeal made [PAWN_objective] bitter and untrusting.
 
| Early in [PAWN_possessive] adulthood, [PAWN_nameDef] decided to leave the oppressive dictatorship where [PAWN_pronoun] lived. [PAWN_possessive] defection was not well-received, and agents were sent out after [PAWN_objective].{{br}}[PAWN_pronoun] spent years on the run, treating [PAWN_possessive] own wounds so no doctor could betray [PAWN_objective]. The ordeal made [PAWN_objective] bitter and untrusting.
| Shooting: {{+|5}}{{br}}Social: {{--|4}}
+
| Shooting: {{+|5}}</br>Social: {{--|4}}</br>Medicine: {{+|3}}
| Artistic
+
| Artistic{{br}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 
|-
 
|-
! Digger
+
! Defense lawyer{{br}}(Lawyer)
| [PAWN_nameDef] and [PAWN_possessive] tribe carved their home deep into the side of a mountain. [PAWN_nameDef] feels most at home picking through rock and shoring up cave walls.
+
| [PAWN_nameDef] found that [PAWN_pronoun] could make more money with a quick word than a blaster. Seeking a job where [PAWN_possessive] silver tongue could be useful, [PAWN_pronoun] turned to the law.
| Construction: {{+|2}}{{br}}Mining: {{+|5}}
+
 
 +
[PAWN_pronoun] often defended the illegal speeder racers [PAWN_pronoun] grew up with.
 +
| Intellectual: {{+|5}}</br>Shooting: {{+|3}}</br>Social: {{+|8}}
 +
| ManualDumb{{br}}ManualSkilled{{br}}Caring{{br}}
 +
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Destroyer-general{{br}}(General)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] held the rank of Destroyer-General in a powerful midworld military.
 +
 
 +
[PAWN_pronoun] was known for his mastery of weapons, and was also a good ship pilot.
 +
| Shooting: {{+|6}}</br>Melee: {{+|3}}</br>Social: {{+|6}}</br>Artistic: {{--|3}}
 +
| ManualDumb{{br}}
 +
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Discharged soldier{{br}}(Soldier)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] prostituted himself to fund his drug habits. As an escape, [PAWN_pronoun] joined the military and learned to fight.
 +
 
 +
Too smart for the army, [PAWN_pronoun] questioned and often disagreed with [PAWN_possessive] superiors' decisions. This eventually led to [PAWN_possessive] dishonorable discharge and left [PAWN_objective] with a chip on [PAWN_possessive] shoulder.
 +
| Shooting: {{+|6}}</br>Melee: {{+|4}}</br>Cooking: {{+|2}}
 
| None
 
| None
| {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}}
+
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Doomsday pariah{{br}}(Pariah)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] managed to open a vault of otherworldly technology while scavenging a dig site. [PAWN_pronoun] unwittingly triggered a doomsday device that cleansed the planet of all life. More interested in the tech than human life, [PAWN_pronoun] boarded the vault’s spacecraft and departed to find more relics to abuse.
 +
| Construction: {{+|2}}</br>Intellectual: {{+|3}}</br>Shooting: {{+|2}}</br>Melee: {{+|2}}</br>Crafting: {{+|2}}
 +
| Caring{{br}}Artistic{{br}}
 +
| {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Dreaded dude{{br}}(Dude)
 +
| Some followers say that [PAWN_nameDef] and [PAWN_possessive] crew of misfits found the Fountain of Youth, many, many centuries ago, and that they caused the extinction of the dinosaurs on many planets.
 +
 
 +
There's even a religion about them, somewhere, involving noodles and meatballs.
 +
| Intellectual: {{+|6}}</br>Mining: {{--|3}}</br>Medicine: {{+|2}}</br>Artistic: {{+|8}}</br>Crafting: {{+|4}}
 +
| Cleaning{{br}}
 +
| {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 
|-
 
|-
! Drifter
+
! Drifter{{br}}(Drifter)
 
| [PAWN_nameDef] never figured out what to do with [PAWN_possessive] life. [PAWN_pronoun] travelled often, taking up casual work wherever [PAWN_pronoun] found it.{{br}}[PAWN_pronoun] also occasionally worked on a novel that [PAWN_pronoun] knew would be a bestseller - just as soon as [PAWN_pronoun] could find a publisher who was interested.
 
| [PAWN_nameDef] never figured out what to do with [PAWN_possessive] life. [PAWN_pronoun] travelled often, taking up casual work wherever [PAWN_pronoun] found it.{{br}}[PAWN_pronoun] also occasionally worked on a novel that [PAWN_pronoun] knew would be a bestseller - just as soon as [PAWN_pronoun] could find a publisher who was interested.
| Construction: {{+|3}}{{br}}Cooking: {{+|3}}{{br}}Artistic: {{--|4}}
+
| Cooking: {{+|3}}</br>Construction: {{+|3}}</br>Artistic: {{--|4}}
 
| None
 
| None
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Dromedary knight{{br}}(Knight)
 +
| Having caught the eye of [PAWN_possessive] people's Sand King, [PAWN_nameDef] was trained in the Sandy Boomrat fighting technique.
 +
 +
Always with a camel to carry his things, [PAWN_pronoun] served [PAWN_possessive] sand people faithfully.
 +
| Shooting: {{--|3}}</br>Melee: {{+|4}}</br>Social: {{+|4}}</br>Animals: {{+|4}}
 +
| Hauling{{br}}
 +
| {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}}
 +
|-
 +
! Drug lieutenant{{br}}(Drugman)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] worked the drug trade under kingpin Grady Loughman. He had his men sell drugs when it was profitable, and fight the other cartels when the government came around.
 +
 +
His social skills kept him on top of the political game, and he always had servants to cook and clean.
 +
| Plants: {{+|4}}</br>Social: {{+|7}}</br>Medicine: {{+|7}}
 +
| Artistic{{br}}Cooking{{br}}Cleaning{{br}}
 +
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Energy researcher{{br}}(Researcher)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] was working on an idea for rapid communication over long distances. [PAWN_pronoun] made an error which destroyed [PAWN_possessive] lab and most of the city. [PAWN_pronoun] fled the planet to escape the authorities.
 +
| Intellectual: {{+|8}}</br>Social: {{--|2}}</br>Artistic: {{--|1}}</br>Crafting: {{+|2}}
 +
| None
 +
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Engineer{{br}}(Engineer)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] found a job as a tinkering engineer on the trading hub planet Irithir. Tough local traders forced him to learn negotiation skills, and he made good profits selling refurbished weapons and tools.
 +
| Construction: {{+|2}}</br>Intellectual: {{+|1}}</br>Social: {{+|2}}</br>Cooking: {{--|2}}</br>Crafting: {{+|8}}
 +
| None
 +
| {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Engineered pilot{{br}}(Pilot)
 +
| After his province was besieged by one of its neighbors, [PAWN_nameDef] volunteered for a generic modification program that created pilots for the very fighter craft that he had helped develop. The modifications allowed him to pilot the ship, but also made him less able to focus on the people around him.
 +
 +
By this time, people were calling him "Squirrel."
 +
| Shooting: {{+|5}}</br>Melee: {{+|2}}</br>Social: {{--|2}}</br>Medicine: {{+|2}}
 +
| None
 +
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Envoy of the stars{{br}}(Envoy)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] entered the diplomatic corps. Honor and tradition were the values he took with him on every mission.
 +
 +
[PAWN_possessive] prestigious position distanced him from backbreaking manual labor, allowing [PAWN_objective] to focus on his wordsmithing abilities. He left the blacksmithing to others.
 +
| Shooting: {{+|1}}</br>Social: {{+|8}}</br>Medicine: {{+|2}}</br>Artistic: {{+|2}}
 +
| ManualDumb{{br}}ManualSkilled{{br}}
 +
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 
|-
 
|-
 
! Escaped convict{{br}}(Escapee)
 
! Escaped convict{{br}}(Escapee)
 
| [PAWN_nameDef] denies involvement in the crimes that brought about [PAWN_possessive] incarceration in a brutal penal colony. [PAWN_pronoun] escaped by tunnelling beneath the perimeter using modified cutlery.
 
| [PAWN_nameDef] denies involvement in the crimes that brought about [PAWN_possessive] incarceration in a brutal penal colony. [PAWN_pronoun] escaped by tunnelling beneath the perimeter using modified cutlery.
| Mining: {{+|4}}{{br}}Crafting: {{+|2}}
+
| Mining: {{+|4}}</br>Crafting: {{+|2}}
| Caring
+
| Caring{{br}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 
|-
 
|-
! Evangelist
+
! Evangelist{{br}}(Evangelist)
 
| As a youth, [PAWN_nameDef] experienced a religious awakening. [PAWN_pronoun] decided to spend the rest of [PAWN_possessive] life spreading the word of [PAWN_possessive] deity, the beauty of its culture, and its unusual medical tradition.
 
| As a youth, [PAWN_nameDef] experienced a religious awakening. [PAWN_pronoun] decided to spend the rest of [PAWN_possessive] life spreading the word of [PAWN_possessive] deity, the beauty of its culture, and its unusual medical tradition.
| Artistic: {{+|4}}{{br}}Social: {{+|4}}
+
| Social: {{+|4}}</br>Artistic: {{+|4}}</br>Medicine: {{--|3}}
 
| None
 
| None
 
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Executive officer{{br}}(Executive)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] was an executive officer for a large space trading corporation. After a failed attempt at manipulating his way up the corporate ladder, he was framed for the rape and murder of another executive and her family.
 +
 +
He was found guilty. However, because of his family's influence, he was exiled instead of put to death.
 +
| Construction: {{+|3}}</br>Intellectual: {{+|4}}</br>Melee: {{+|2}}</br>Social: {{+|7}}
 +
| Caring{{br}}
 +
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Exiled researcher{{br}}(Exile)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef]'s love of robotics was not appreciated in her technophobic empire. The High Cardinal of the system excommunicated her, and she was never allowed to return.
 +
| Intellectual: {{+|8}}</br>Shooting: {{+|2}}</br>Medicine: {{+|4}}</br>Artistic: {{+|2}}</br>Crafting: {{+|3}}
 +
| None
 +
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Exotic chef{{br}}(Chef)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] has always gone overboard when it comes to food. [PAWN_pronoun] is always seeking new and exotic ingredients.
 +
 +
[PAWN_possessive] quest for ingredients has brought [PAWN_objective] into some close calls with local flora and fauna.
 +
| Cooking: {{+|6}}</br>Artistic: {{+|2}}</br>Crafting: {{+|1}}
 +
| None
 +
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Expert handyman{{br}}(Handyman)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] worked as a traveling engineer. [PAWN_pronoun] fixed things ranging from a simple communications array to the intricate software harness in his ship's AI meta-core. Nothing is beyond repair for [PAWN_objective].
 +
| Construction: {{+|7}}</br>Intellectual: {{+|4}}</br>Crafting: {{+|3}}
 +
| None
 +
| {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Explorer{{br}}(Explorer)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] traveled from planet to planet, gathering samples, stories, and research. He hoped one day to compile a record of every animal, plant, mineral, and machine and device in known space: The Complete Traveler's Guide to the RimWorlds.
 +
| Intellectual: {{+|3}}</br>Mining: {{+|3}}</br>Shooting: {{+|2}}</br>Melee: {{+|2}}</br>Crafting: {{+|2}}
 +
| None
 +
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Explorer-writer{{br}}(Explorer)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] traveled from planet to planet, gathering samples, stories, and research.
 +
 +
[PAWN_possessive] goal was to bring together enough knowledge to make a survival guide for future generations.
 +
| Construction: {{+|3}}</br>Plants: {{+|3}}</br>Intellectual: {{+|4}}</br>Cooking: {{+|2}}</br>Medicine: {{+|3}}</br>Crafting: {{+|2}}
 +
| None
 +
| {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 
|-
 
|-
 
! Explosives expert{{br}}(Blaster)
 
! Explosives expert{{br}}(Blaster)
 
| [PAWN_nameDef] was an explosive engineer employed in mines. [PAWN_pronoun] took [PAWN_possessive] job very seriously and was well-versed in the technicalities - so much so that [PAWN_pronoun] refused to demean [PAWN_objective]self by helping with the clean-up once [PAWN_possessive] carefully-calculated explosion was complete.
 
| [PAWN_nameDef] was an explosive engineer employed in mines. [PAWN_pronoun] took [PAWN_possessive] job very seriously and was well-versed in the technicalities - so much so that [PAWN_pronoun] refused to demean [PAWN_objective]self by helping with the clean-up once [PAWN_possessive] carefully-calculated explosion was complete.
| Mining: {{+|5}}{{br}}Intellectual: {{+|5}}
+
| Mining: {{+|5}}</br>Intellectual: {{+|5}}
| Dumb labor
+
| ManualDumb{{br}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Faction leader{{br}}(Leader)
 +
| Early in [PAWN_possessive] adulthood, [PAWN_nameDef] found [PAWN_objective]self surrounded by a gaggle of low-lifes.
 +
 +
For fun, [PAWN_pronoun] gathered them and lead them to a certain death. [PAWN_pronoun] knew then that [PAWN_pronoun] had the talent to realize [PAWN_possessive] ambitions of leadership.
 +
| Intellectual: {{+|3}}</br>Melee: {{+|2}}</br>Social: {{+|8}}</br>Medicine: {{+|2}}
 +
| Cleaning{{br}}
 +
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 
|-
 
|-
 
! Factory worker{{br}}(Worker)
 
! Factory worker{{br}}(Worker)
 
| [PAWN_nameDef] did menial, unskilled work in an industrial-era factory. [PAWN_possessive] job also included caring for the mules and horses which transported goods around the city.
 
| [PAWN_nameDef] did menial, unskilled work in an industrial-era factory. [PAWN_possessive] job also included caring for the mules and horses which transported goods around the city.
| Construction: {{+|3}}{{br}}Animals: {{+|3}}{{br}}Crafting: {{+|2}}
+
| Animals: {{+|3}}</br>Construction: {{+|3}}</br>Crafting: {{+|2}}
| Intellectual{{br}}Artistic{{br}}Cooking
+
| Intellectual{{br}}Artistic{{br}}Cooking{{br}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 
|-
 
|-
! Gardener
+
! Fallen official{{br}}(Official)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] was an official for an autocratic government.
 +
 
 +
When [PAWN_possessive] superiors demanded [PAWN_pronoun] participate in atrocities, [PAWN_nameDef] resigned and escaped from [PAWN_possessive] homeworld with nothing but the clothes on [PAWN_possessive] back.
 +
| Melee: {{+|2}}</br>Social: {{+|5}}</br>Medicine: {{+|2}}
 +
| ManualSkilled{{br}}
 +
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Fearful chef{{br}}(Chef)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] was a excellent chef who worked in a high-end restaurant.
 +
 
 +
One day, [PAWN_pronoun] left the stove on, and accidentally burned down the whole building. This event shook [PAWN_objective] so much that [PAWN_pronoun] swore to never touch a stove again.
 +
| Plants: {{+|2}}</br>Intellectual: {{+|2}}</br>Medicine: {{+|2}}
 +
| Cooking{{br}}Firefighting{{br}}
 +
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Feline scientist{{br}}(Scientist)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] became a renowned scientist in the field of felines. Wanting the best for his animals and specializing in selective breeding, he set out on a journey to find the perfect breeding grounds for his cats.
 +
| Intellectual: {{+|4}}</br>Social: {{+|2}}</br>Medicine: {{+|3}}
 +
| None
 +
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Fervent researcher{{br}}(Researcher)
 +
| As a young adult, Holly was sure that her planet and its people were nearing their time of transcendence.
 +
 
 +
A firm belief that her research would be the catalyst drove her to increasingly alarming acts as bureaucrats and bioethics committees worked to stall her progress.
 +
| Intellectual: {{+|6}}</br>Shooting: {{+|2}}</br>Medicine: {{+|8}}
 +
| ManualDumb{{br}}ManualSkilled{{br}}
 +
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Fighter controller{{br}}(Controller)
 +
| During the Zartha crisis, Bashkire fought across many worlds, providing the vital link between the ground and the air as a fighter controller. During the campaign, he saw friends injured and killed. This mental trauma haunts his dreams to this day, but his aim remains sharp.
 +
| Shooting: {{+|5}}</br>Melee: {{+|5}}</br>Social: {{+|2}}</br>Cooking: {{+|1}}</br>Medicine: {{+|3}}
 +
| Intellectual{{br}}
 +
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Flaneur{{br}}(Flaneur)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] strolled and sipped his way through the streets and cafes of [PAWN_possessive] world, pursuing freedom at every turn, never becoming attached.
 +
 
 +
Through all this time, [PAWN_pronoun] remained distrustful of others. And never took an order from anyone.
 +
| Intellectual: {{+|3}}</br>Social: {{+|6}}</br>Cooking: {{+|3}}</br>Artistic: {{+|3}}
 +
| None
 +
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Forest prowler{{br}}(Prowler)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] led a band of wild men in the forest. They foraged for food, hunted, and sometimes murdered more civilized people to steal their shiny objects.
 +
| Melee: {{+|3}}</br>Social: {{+|4}}</br>Crafting: {{+|2}}
 +
| Mining{{br}}
 +
| {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}}
 +
|-
 +
! Frontier marshal{{br}}(Marshal)
 +
| Nate was the marshal of his colony. He tried to honorably uphold the law, but the corrupt local mayor killed his family and left him for dead.
 +
 
 +
After regaining his health, Nate arrested the mayor. [PAWN_pronoun] left his homeworld and started a new life working to make a difference in the universe.
 +
| Shooting: {{+|5}}</br>Social: {{+|4}}</br>Medicine: {{+|3}}
 +
| None
 +
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Fugitive{{br}}(Fugitive)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] rebelled against the corporation [PAWN_pronoun] worked for. [PAWN_pronoun] failed, and was forced him to go on the run.
 +
 
 +
[PAWN_pronoun] was always on the move, always leaving everything behind. [PAWN_pronoun] tried to gain supporters for [PAWN_possessive] cause, but failed due to [PAWN_possessive] poor social skills.
 +
 
 +
| Plants: {{+|3}}</br>Social: {{--|2}}</br>Cooking: {{+|4}}</br>Medicine: {{+|4}}
 +
| None
 +
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Game developer{{br}}(Game dev)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] was an independent game developer.{{br}}After an early success, [PAWN_possessive] career quickly degenerated into a circus of misguided ideas, deals gone wrong, and desperate, failed PR stunts.
 +
| Construction: {{--|2}}</br>Mining: {{--|2}}
 +
| None
 +
| {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 +
|-
 +
! Game tester{{br}}(Tester)
 +
| Making a new life on a barely-livable planet after nuclear war, [PAWN_nameDef] was able to fulfill his desires with money borrowed from his father.
 +
 
 +
He loved playing a particular colony simulator. His favorite thing to do in the game was to build elaborate hospitals. Spending most of his time playing, he forgot horrors of war and his need for revenge.
 +
| Intellectual: {{+|5}}</br>Shooting: {{+|4}}</br>Melee: {{+|4}}</br>Social: {{--|2}}</br>Medicine: {{+|4}}
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| None
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! Gang boss{{br}}(Boss)
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| To survive, [PAWN_nameDef]'s gang often had to rob interstellar traders for food and supplies. Sometimes he had to kill the guards. Sometimes he had to kill the police who arrived to stop him.
 +
 
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After years of this, he became one of the most-wanted criminals in the local stellar empire.
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| Construction: {{+|4}}</br>Shooting: {{+|8}}</br>Melee: {{+|6}}</br>Social: {{--|3}}</br>Medicine: {{+|3}}
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| Animals{{br}}
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| {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
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|-
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! Gang soldier{{br}}(Soldier)
 +
| Living for many years between three raider settlements, [PAWN_nameDef] persevered through many challenges: a spacecraft implosion, cryptostasis, crashlanding on a miserable dustball of a planet, and nursing an old man back to health, and many of battles.
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[PAWN_pronoun] eventually took control of a violent gang.
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| Construction: {{+|2}}</br>Shooting: {{+|6}}</br>Melee: {{+|3}}</br>Cooking: {{+|2}}</br>Medicine: {{+|2}}
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| Artistic{{br}}Hauling{{br}}
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| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
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|-
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! Gardener{{br}}(Gardener)
 
| On industrial worlds, wealth concentrates in the hands of those who own the factories and sell the goods. [PAWN_nameDef] worked at the mansion of one such rich family, tending the lavish gardens as part of a team of servants.
 
| On industrial worlds, wealth concentrates in the hands of those who own the factories and sell the goods. [PAWN_nameDef] worked at the mansion of one such rich family, tending the lavish gardens as part of a team of servants.
 
| Plants: {{+|8}}
 
| Plants: {{+|8}}
| Intellectual{{br}}Crafting
+
| Intellectual{{br}}Crafting{{br}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 
|-
 
|-
! Gatherer
+
! Genetic engineer{{br}}(Geneticist)
| [PAWN_nameDef] is a master gatherer. [PAWN_pronoun] can find food in the most barren of places using [PAWN_possessive] deep knowledge of plants, roots, and berries.
+
| [PAWN_nameDef] carried out [PAWN_possessive] first genetic experiments on farm animals. [PAWN_pronoun] soon grew to become quite skilled in all forms of genetic engineering.
| Plants: {{+|4}}
+
 
 +
A horrifying lab accident left him with a mortal fear of rodents.
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| Plants: {{+|1}}</br>Intellectual: {{+|6}}</br>Medicine: {{+|2}}
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| Violent{{br}}
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| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
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|-
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! Genetic scientist{{br}}(Geneticist)
 +
| After the war he joined a genetic engineering firm. He worked on enhancements for humans and livestock. His experiences in inflicting and healing wounds were very beneficial to his work, but he developed a black sense of humor. This made social gatherings awkward.
 +
| Intellectual: {{+|4}}</br>Shooting: {{+|2}}</br>Medicine: {{+|3}}
 +
| Social{{br}}Artistic{{br}}Crafting{{br}}Cooking{{br}}
 +
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
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|-
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! Geologist{{br}}(Geologist)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] worked with miners and cave-diggers, identifying rock types and natural formations.{{br}}During [PAWN_possessive] years underground [PAWN_pronoun] also gained experience repairing drilling machines and other technical equipment.
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| Mining: {{+|8}}</br>Crafting: {{+|3}}
 
| None
 
| None
| {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}}
+
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 
|-
 
|-
! Geologist
+
! Gigolo{{br}}(Gigolo)
| [PAWN_nameDef] worked with miners and cave-diggers, identifying rock types and natural formations.{{br}}During [PAWN_possessive] years underground [PAWN_pronoun] also gained experience repairing drilling machines and other technical equipment.
+
| [PAWN_nameDef] sold [PAWN_objective]self into slavery for money to purchase boomrat pizza. [PAWN_pronoun] was then traded to the Zeglar colonies, where he worked as a male prostitute.
| Mining: {{+|8}}{{br}}Crafting: {{+|3}}
+
 
 +
In a fluke event, [PAWN_pronoun] managed to join other escaping slaves as they hijacked a ship. After fighting with the captain of the slave crew over the last piece of boomrat pizza, [PAWN_nameDef] was sent off the ship in an escape pod.
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| Shooting: {{+|3}}</br>Melee: {{+|6}}</br>Cooking: {{+|7}}
 
| None
 
| None
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
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! Glitterworld empath{{br}}(Empath)
 
! Glitterworld empath{{br}}(Empath)
 
| [PAWN_nameDef] had an amazing ability to relate to others and mediate conflict. [PAWN_pronoun] was selected to train as an empath. The training intensified [PAWN_possessive] natural abilities, but [PAWN_pronoun] became unable to harm others.
 
| [PAWN_nameDef] had an amazing ability to relate to others and mediate conflict. [PAWN_pronoun] was selected to train as an empath. The training intensified [PAWN_possessive] natural abilities, but [PAWN_pronoun] became unable to harm others.
| Social: {{+|8}}
+
| Social: {{+|8}}</br>Medicine: {{+|2}}
| Violent
+
| Violent{{br}}
 
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 
| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 
|-
 
|-
 
! Glitterworld officer{{br}}(Officer)
 
! Glitterworld officer{{br}}(Officer)
 
| Though glitterworlds are peaceful places, they often remain prepared for war. [PAWN_nameDef]'s unit rarely saw any real action.{{br}}Though [PAWN_pronoun] pursued [PAWN_possessive] artistic hobbies, [PAWN_possessive] subordinates preferred to entertain themselves by brawling, so [PAWN_nameDef] got good at breaking up fights.
 
| Though glitterworlds are peaceful places, they often remain prepared for war. [PAWN_nameDef]'s unit rarely saw any real action.{{br}}Though [PAWN_pronoun] pursued [PAWN_possessive] artistic hobbies, [PAWN_possessive] subordinates preferred to entertain themselves by brawling, so [PAWN_nameDef] got good at breaking up fights.
| Melee: {{+|6}}{{br}}Artistic: {{+|4}}
+
| Melee: {{+|6}}</br>Artistic: {{+|4}}
| Dumb labor
+
| ManualDumb{{br}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}}
 
|-
 
|-
 
! Glitterworld surgeon{{br}}(Surgeon)
 
! Glitterworld surgeon{{br}}(Surgeon)
 
| [PAWN_nameDef] worked as a surgeon on a world mostly free of disease and human suffering.{{br}}[PAWN_possessive] job mostly involved elaborate and creative cosmetic surgeries. [PAWN_pronoun] has a good understanding of human biology, but never had to remove a cancer — or a bullet.
 
| [PAWN_nameDef] worked as a surgeon on a world mostly free of disease and human suffering.{{br}}[PAWN_possessive] job mostly involved elaborate and creative cosmetic surgeries. [PAWN_pronoun] has a good understanding of human biology, but never had to remove a cancer — or a bullet.
| Artistic: {{+|5}}{{br}}Social: {{+|1}}
+
| Artistic: {{+|5}}</br>Medicine: {{+|3}}</br>Social: {{+|1}}
 
| None
 
| None
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
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|-
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! Gnomebiologist{{br}}(Biologist)
 +
| Gizmo was a xenobiology professor in a glitterworld university. He went to conferences and managed an art gallery.
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However, he never stopped sculpting yard gnomes, and considers this to be his true profession.
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| Intellectual: {{+|4}}</br>Social: {{+|4}}</br>Artistic: {{+|7}}</br>Crafting: {{+|4}}
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| Cooking{{br}}Firefighting{{br}}Cleaning{{br}}
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| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
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|-
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! Government agent  {{br}}(Agent)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] worked for the government against rebel groups and excelled in this capacity. During [PAWN_possessive] training [PAWN_pronoun] was taught firearms, melee combat and medical skills.
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Having grown up in a war-ravaged city, dirt, blood and dead bodies don’t bother [PAWN_objective] and [PAWN_pronoun] sees no reason to clean them up.
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| Shooting: {{+|4}}</br>Melee: {{+|4}}</br>Medicine: {{+|3}}
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| Cleaning{{br}}
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| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
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|-
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! Graphic designer{{br}}(Designer)
 +
| Kees' interest in artistic expression led him to become a designer. His eye for detail made him a reasonably well-known artist on his planet, though his meticulousness often led him to spend too much time perfecting a single project.
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| Artistic: {{+|7}}</br>Crafting: {{+|1}}
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| None
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| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
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|-
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! Guardian{{br}}(Guardian)
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| After [PAWN_pronoun] learned what truly matters in life, [PAWN_nameDef] changed for the better. [PAWN_pronoun] learned to work hard and protect the things that matter - not money or material things, but friends and loved ones.
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 +
[PAWN_pronoun] became a professional guardian.
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| Shooting: {{+|4}}</br>Melee: {{+|4}}</br>Medicine: {{+|4}}
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| None
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| {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
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|-
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! Gun dealer{{br}}(Gun dealer)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] traded high-tech firearms between warring factions.
 +
 +
Over time, [PAWN_pronoun] became very skilled at conducting product demonstrations and negotiating profitable deals.
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| Shooting: {{+|4}}</br>Social: {{+|8}}
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| None
 +
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
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|-
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! Gunfighter{{br}}(Gunfighter)
 +
| [PAWN_nameDef] was a deadly shot. Peace wasn't for him. [PAWN_pronoun] found [PAWN_possessive] family among the brothers and sisters that [PAWN_pronoun] spent years fighting alongside.
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 +
After most of those close to [PAWN_objective] died, [PAWN_pronoun] once again set off to lend [PAWN_possessive] gun to those who needed it - or those who could pay.
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| Shooting: {{+|8}}</br>Melee: {{+|2}}</br>Medicine: {{+|6}}
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| Social{{br}}
 +
| {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{check}} || {{cross}}
 
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! Healer
 
! Healer

Revision as of 19:09, 7 May 2019

Backstories

Title
(Short Title)
Description Skill Modifications Incapable of Civil Raider Slave Trader Traveler Tribal
Ace fighter pilot
(Ace)
[PAWN_nameDef] graduated from the Star Academy with honors and distinguished himself as an ace fighter pilot in three campaigns against more advanced aggressor cultures.

However, after one vicious battle, he found himself stranded and his carrier ship destroyed. With nowhere to go, he entered his escape pod and prayed.

Intellectual: +2
Mining: −3
Shooting: +3
Melee: +2
Social: +3
Medicine: +3
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Acolyte of stars
(Priest)
Ever the dreamer, [PAWN_nameDef] traveled across the universe to find the thing he felt was calling to him.

[PAWN_pronoun] became poorer and poorer, but used every means possible to carry on.

Intellectual: −3
Social: −3
Medicine: +4
Artistic: +7
ManualDumb
Violent
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Actor
(Actor)
[PAWN_nameDef] travelled [PAWN_possessive] homeworld with a company of actors, playing to packed theatres and loving audiences everywhere. [PAWN_pronoun] was a perfectionist, and made [PAWN_possessive] own props and costumes rather than use the ones [PAWN_pronoun] was given. Social: +8
Crafting: +3
ManualDumb
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Addiction counsel
(Counselor)
After recovering from a joywire addiction, [PAWN_nameDef] adopted a non-violent way of life and vowed to help others.

Travelling between communities, [PAWN_pronoun] used medicine, arts, and crafts to aid others who struggled with their own addictions.

Social: +8
Medicine: +3
Artistic: +3
Crafting: +3
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Adventurer
(Adventurer)
[PAWN_nameDef]'s thirst for adventure took [PAWN_objective] to many planets. [PAWN_pronoun] visited the brightest glitterworlds and the darkest war-torn toxic planets in [PAWN_possessive] quest to find novelty and excitement.

[PAWN_pronoun] worked as little as possible, often skirting ethical boundaries to make a quick buck. Among all jobs, [PAWN_pronoun] hated cooking the most.

Shooting: +3
Melee: +3
Social: +3
Medicine: +3
Crafting: +3
Animals: +2
Cooking
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Adventurous weirdo
(Weirdo)
A creative but strange individual, [PAWN_nameDef] dedicated his life to his twin passions of medieval world history and high technology.

[PAWN_pronoun] was fascinated by the idea of becoming a 'skyknight' with glittering armor and a giant sword.

Shooting: −2
Melee: +6
Cooking: +2
Artistic: +2
Crafting: +2
Mining
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Aerospace engineer
(Engineer)
[PAWN_nameDef] was an engineer responsible for the production of aircraft and spaceships. [PAWN_pronoun] focused on improving production lines, and was known for [PAWN_possessive] mastery of technical and research issues. Construction: +2
Intellectual: +4
Mining: +2
Shooting: +2
Social: +2
Cleaning
PlantWork
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AI programmer
(Programmer)
Michael enlisted in the military's robotics division, developing smarter combat AI.

The whole time he was there, he never spoke with another human. He spent all his time conversing with the AI he was developing.

Intellectual: +7
Crafting: +6
PlantWork
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AI researcher
(Researcher)
Dave was a renowned researcher in artificial intelligence, robotics, and interactive holography. His friendships with the artificial minds he created gave him the confidence to interact with real people, and he soon excelled at personal communication. Intellectual: +6
Mining: −2
Melee: −2
Social: +4
Crafting: +1
ManualDumb
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Alcoholic trucker
(Alcoholic)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a space trucker working for Arcknight Industries when he killed his wife and daughter in a crash.

His body was repaired with an experimental nano-genetic therapy. Now his muscles continually regenerate and harden, and every movement tears the tissue anew. He bears the pain in silence.

Mining: +4
Shooting: +2
Melee: +2
Intellectual
Caring
Social
Artistic
Cleaning
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Anarchist rebel
(Anarchist)
After being abandoned on a special operation, [PAWN_nameDef] swore vengeance upon the state. [PAWN_pronoun] formed an anarchist group dedicated to bringing down core world governments.

After too many close calls, and too few successes, [PAWN_nameDef] fled to the outer rim.

Shooting: +6
Melee: +2
Social: +6
Crafting
Cleaning
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Archaeologist
(Explorer)
[PAWN_pronoun] was trapped in an uninspired life. One day, [PAWN_pronoun] jumped on a ship to learn archaeology and see the universe.

[PAWN_pronoun] learned how to survive. [PAWN_pronoun] also learned about people - although [PAWN_pronoun] understood the dead better than the living.

Construction: +4
Intellectual: +5
Shooting: +2
Social: −2
Crafting: +2
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Architect
(Architect)
[PAWN_nameDef] designed and constructed buildings. On [PAWN_possessive] glitterworld home, most of the technical aspects of architecture were handled by an AI. This enabled [PAWN_objective] to push the artistic limits of the craft, but also meant [PAWN_pronoun] never had to get [PAWN_possessive] hands dirty at building sites. Construction: +5
Artistic: +7
Crafting: −3
ManualDumb
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Archotech spy
(AI spy)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a cybernetic researcher. Studying a transcended world, [PAWN_pronoun] became too involved with [PAWN_possessive] subjects. Over time, the archotech machine core recruited [PAWN_objective] into its service, and used [PAWN_objective] as a spy.

When [PAWN_pronoun] later rebelled against [PAWN_possessive] non-human master, it sent mechanoids across space to hunt [PAWN_objective] down.

Construction: +4
Intellectual: +4
Shooting: +8
Melee: +2
Cooking: −2
Crafting: +2
Mining
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Army cook
(Cook)
Ben joined the army as a worker and spent most of his time cooking and repairing. While he was stationed on a dangerous planet, he underwent basic shooting and survival training. Construction: +2
Intellectual: −2
Shooting: +2
Melee: +2
Cooking: +3
Crafting: +1
Caring
Social
Firefighting
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Army scientist
(Scientist)
[PAWN_nameDef] did scientific research for a planetary army. [PAWN_pronoun] studied war scenarios and designed weapon systems to help win battles with a minimum of fuss. Intellectual: +8
Medicine: +2
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Army sergeant
(Sergeant)
[PAWN_nameDef] served in [PAWN_possessive] nation's military, commanding small units as a non-commissioned officer.

[PAWN_pronoun] excelled creating tactically sound plans despite difficult circumstances.

Construction: +2
Shooting: +8
Melee: +2
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Aromatherapist
(Therapist)
[PAWN_nameDef] practiced aromatherapy, using essences extracted from home-grown plants. Plants: +6
Shooting: −3
Melee: −3
Cooking: +4
Medicine: +4
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Artifact hunter
(Artifacter)
[PAWN_nameDef] became depressed and lost interest in life. [PAWN_pronoun] travelled from planet to planet, searching for psychic artifacts amid mechanoid ruins in the hope that they would cure the pain in [PAWN_possessive] soul.

A steady trigger finger and careful planning kept [PAWN_nameDef] alive.

Construction: +4
Shooting: +8
Social
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Artificer rampant
(Artificer)
Fuelled by the thrill of discovery and his own megalomania, [PAWN_nameDef] set out to invent new devices and improve existing ones, breaking laws and customs as necessary.

[PAWN_pronoun] formed a crew to gather materials for [PAWN_possessive] work - and to deal with outsiders who might interfere.

Construction: +2
Intellectual: +6
Medicine: +2
Crafting: +8
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Ascetic priest
(Priest)
After taking a vow of silence, [PAWN_nameDef] joined a monastery on a peaceful backwater planet to spend [PAWN_possessive] days in quiet contemplation.
[PAWN_pronoun] found happiness growing vegetables in the garden and making cheese in the monastery cellars.
Plants: +4
Medicine: +2
Cooking: +2
Violent
Social
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Assassin
(Assassin)
Robin was specially trained as an operative to be used for high-risk assassinations. His skill with a rifle was unrivalled.

He was eventually betrayed by his superiors when a target found out about the hit and offered to fund their future projects. Robin swore to never trust anyone again.

Shooting: +7
Melee: +4
Caring
Artistic
Crafting
Cooking
Cleaning
PlantWork
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AWOL soldier
(Soldier)
[PAWN_nameDef] was an infantryman.

When [PAWN_pronoun] was informed of his assignment to the Xennoa-Zartza War, [PAWN_pronoun] decided [PAWN_pronoun] did not want to be a soldier. [PAWN_pronoun] was able to escape via military spacejet.

Shooting: +6
Melee: +5
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Bandit leader
(Bandit)
[PAWN_nameDef] rose up the ranks of the crime organization, eventually becoming the leader of one of their most remote cells of bandits. His dog Rest never left his side. Shooting: +5
Melee: +5
Social: +2
Intellectual
Cleaning
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Banished soldier
(Outlaw)
[PAWN_nameDef] became the most physically intimidating of the slaves, spending his little free time obsessively sculpting his body. His efforts eventually paid off when the lord offered him a job as a personal bodyguard.

Later, when he plotted to use his position to kill the lord and free the slaves, he was discovered and barely escaped with his life.

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Bartender
(Barkeep)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked as a bartender on a seedy space station. The job entailed one part drink mixing, one part diplomacy, and one part head-bashing. Social: +4
Melee: +2
Cooking: +2
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Battle mechanic
(Mechanic)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a tech-obsessed mercenary in an early fusion-era system.

[PAWN_pronoun] was unusually obsessed with gathering the right gear, and often customized [PAWN_possessive] own equipment with original modifications.

Shooting: +5
Melee: +3
Crafting: +4
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Battlefield tech
(Technician)
[PAWN_nameDef] had received firearms training, but [PAWN_possessive] work was focused on technical adaption and manipulation of combat mechanoids on the battlefield.

[PAWN_pronoun] developed PTSD after narrowly escaping a primitive firebomb attack in a wheat field. The army medically discharged him from service.

Construction: +4
Intellectual: +4
Shooting: +3
Cooking: −3
Crafting: +4
Firefighting
PlantWork
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Beast slayer
(Slayer)
[PAWN_nameDef] traveled between planets, following news of animal attacks. [PAWN_pronoun] would camp on the planet for weeks, learning about [PAWN_possessive] prey before striking. [PAWN_pronoun] most enjoyed hunting thrumbos.

Preferring to work alone, [PAWN_nameDef] enjoyed the thrill of the hunt, and the meat from the kill.

Plants: +2
Shooting: +4
Melee: +4
Cooking: +3
Caring
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Behaviour research
(Scientist)
Captured as a feral child, [PAWN_nameDef] was forced into the ways of modern society. [PAWN_pronoun] quickly adapted and became a behavioural researcher, eventually owning a private facility.

[PAWN_pronoun] specialized in canines, but learned a great deal about all animals. [PAWN_pronoun] never had interest in plants, however.

Plants: −3
Intellectual: +8
Melee: +1
Social: +2
Cooking: −2
Medicine: +6
Artistic
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Biosphere manager
(Botanist)
[PAWN_nameDef] lived on a peaceful glitterworld where all menial work was done by robots and people devoted themselves to leisure. [PAWN_pronoun] managed the plant and animal life of a sprawling park, where citizens came to admire the natural beauty. Shooting: −4
Animals: +6
Plants: +6
ManualDumb
Crafting
Cooking
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Blacksmith shooter
(Gunsmith)
As a young blacksmith, [PAWN_nameDef]'s family shop was raided by the police. [PAWN_pronoun] shot two officers before they knocked him out and arrested him.

Sentenced to life in prison, [PAWN_nameDef] learned about traveling and raiding from other criminals.

Construction: +3
Shooting: +5
Crafting: +3
Intellectual
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Blacksmith
(Blacksmith)
As a blacksmith on a medieval world, [PAWN_nameDef] gained a reputation for the high quality of [PAWN_possessive] work. [PAWN_pronoun] wasn't bad at using the swords [PAWN_pronoun] forged either. Mining: +2
Melee: +2
Crafting: +8
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Blacksmith
(Blacksmith)
As a smith on a medieval world, [PAWN_nameDef] gained a reputation for the high quality of [PAWN_possessive] work. [PAWN_pronoun] wasn't bad at using the swords [PAWN_pronoun] forged either. Shooting: −5
Melee: +4
Crafting: +6
Intellectual
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Bloodgame survivor
(Bloodgamer)
[PAWN_nameDef] was sold to the Corestars Entertainment Company and used as meat in one of the company's system-wide broadcast shows.

[PAWN_possessive] manipulative nature made [PAWN_objective] quite a nightmare, even to the audience. He was kicked out and exiled to a planet full of deadly animals, criminals and armed camera-drones.

Construction: +2
Melee: +7
Social: +6
Crafting
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Bloody dentist
(Dentist)
After studying at a famous college, [PAWN_nameDef]'s weak personality eventually snapped under the strain of angry administrators and whining patients. [PAWN_pronoun] went on a secret murder spree, killing many of those under [PAWN_possessive] care.

After a pursuit, [PAWN_pronoun] managed to escape [PAWN_possessive] planet and travel to a new world.

Intellectual: +4
Medicine: +6
Artistic: +2
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Bloody wanderer
(Wanderer)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a wanderer, traveling from town to town, taking odd jobs and stealing to live.

One day, he had a mental break and went on a long rampage, destroying several towns and killing many. [PAWN_pronoun] eventually calmed, but [PAWN_possessive] bloodlust never left [PAWN_objective].

Construction: +2
Intellectual: −2
Shooting: +3
Melee: +4
Crafting: +2
Social
Firefighting
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Bodyguard
(Bodyguard)
[PAWN_nameDef] found work on a midworld, protecting whoever paid [PAWN_objective] from harm. [PAWN_pronoun] gained proficiency in many different combat forms, and was known for [PAWN_possessive] ruthlessness against those who crossed [PAWN_objective]. Shooting: +4
Melee: +4
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Bounty hunter
(Hunter)
[PAWN_nameDef] is a self-employed bounty hunter. [PAWN_pronoun] spent [PAWN_possessive] days hunting space pirates and collecting cash bounties. Shooting: +6
Melee: +4
Medicine: +2
Cleaning
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Bounty hunter
(Hunter)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a bounty hunter on a massive glitterworld. [PAWN_pronoun] worked sensitive assignments for extremely wealthy clients, and was known for quiet execution and total discretion. Shooting: +8
Melee: +5
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Bounty hunter
(Hunter)
When the civil war ended, Mushinto had to find a new way to use his fighting skills. He decided to hunt down war criminals and soon realized that he enjoyed capturing bad guys by any means necessary. Shooting: +5
Melee: +3
Social: +2
Crafting: +2
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Brigand
(Brigand)
[PAWN_nameDef] flew with a band of brigands [PAWN_pronoun] called friends. [PAWN_pronoun] even had a ship of [PAWN_possessive] own - The Dung Mucker 2000. Construction: +2
Shooting: +2
Melee: +3
Cooking: +2
Medicine: +1
Crafting: +1
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Bush sniper
(Sniper)
[PAWN_nameDef]'s peaceful life was cut short when [PAWN_possessive] country was brutally invaded.

[PAWN_nameDef] was drafted into service as soon as [PAWN_pronoun] was of legal age, and quickly showed an aptitude for rifles. [PAWN_pronoun] spent months living in the forests picking off soldiers who dared cross the border.

Plants: −3
Shooting: +6
Cooking: +2
Artistic: −2
Animals: +4
Caring
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Business gangster
(Gangster)
Staying one step ahead of the law, [PAWN_nameDef] became a legitimate businessman and silenced anyone who dared say otherwise. As proprietor of brothels, speakeasies and eateries, [PAWN_nameDef]'s good fortune continued while his competition suffered a series of unfortunate and unexplained accidents. Shooting: +3
Melee: +5
Social: +7
Artistic: +2
Caring
Cleaning
PlantWork
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Caravaneer
(Caravaneer)
[PAWN_nameDef] was the leader of a caravan. [PAWN_pronoun] was responsible for the safety of [PAWN_possessive] caravan and was the head negotiator in countless trade deals.

[PAWN_pronoun] and [PAWN_possessive] people prospered, but their wealth made them a target for brigands. They often had to take up arms to fend off bandits and highwaymen.

Shooting: +4
Social: +7
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Cargo pilot
(Pilot)
[PAWN_nameDef] was brought up by cargo hands on a long-haul ore transport ship. [PAWN_pronoun] perfected [PAWN_possessive] skills at trading and manipulation of people while running weapons between systems. Construction: +2
Mining: +1
Shooting: +4
Melee: +2
Social: +1
Cooking
Cleaning
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Casket builder
(Builder)
[PAWN_nameDef] was fascinated with cryosleep, and spent [PAWN_possessive] life learning about the mysterious technology.

Working as an assembler on a midworld, [PAWN_nameDef] built an experimental prototype casket from discarded parts. Unfortunately, while [PAWN_pronoun] was searching for the final component, [PAWN_possessive] home was leveled by a bomb.

Construction: +4
Intellectual: +4
Medicine: +3
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Castaway
(Castaway)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a passenger on a routine interstellar transit. When his ship was destroyed, he lived as a castaway on an uninhabited planet for several years. Construction: +2
Plants: +3
Mining: +2
Cooking: +02
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Castaway
(Castaway)
[PAWN_nameDef] was the only survivor of a ship crash on an unhabited animal world. For many years until [PAWN_possessive] rescue [PAWN_pronoun] scrounged an existence out of whatever [PAWN_pronoun] could find.
[PAWN_possessive] survival skills became razor-sharp, but spending so long alone severely dampened [PAWN_possessive] conversatial abilities.
Melee: +5
Animals: +3
Construction: +4
Intellectual
Social
Artistic
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Caveworld illuminator
(Illuminator)
Among tunnel-dwellers, those with vision as strong as [PAWN_nameDef]’s are revered as sages. [PAWN_pronoun] would lead the way, marking spots to dig with bioluminescent fungus and warning others of impending danger. Mining: +3
Social: +2
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Charity worker
(Altruist)
Glitterworlds are havens of safety and comfort for those lucky enough to live there, but [PAWN_nameDef] could not ignore nearby planets where people suffered in poverty. [PAWN_pronoun] spent [PAWN_possessive] working life appealing for donations and supporting those in need. Social: +6
Mining: −3
Violent
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Chemist
(Chemist)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a renowned chemist on a thriving midworld.

After performing inhumane experiments that turned men into beasts, [PAWN_pronoun] was arrested and banished to a far-off rim world.

Intellectual: +6
Social: −3
Crafting: +6
Caring
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Chemist
(Chemist)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a research chemist. [PAWN_pronoun] worked with chemicals, from pharmaceuticals to explosives, to develop new substances and treatments. Intellectual: +6
Social: +2
Medicine: +4
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Chief engineer
(Engineer)
As chief engineer on board a large spaceship, [PAWN_nameDef] was an expert in all things fiddly and complex.

She relied on other members of the crew for some of the basic necessities of life. She and her ship eventually disappeared into a longsleep voyage of exploration.

Construction: +3
Intellectual: +3
Mining: +2
Social: −2
Crafting: +3
Animals
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Civil engineer
(Engineer)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a well-known civil engineer. [PAWN_possessive] job involved designing and maintaining rock fortification structures. [PAWN_pronoun] did enough statistical analysis to keep his mind sharp. Construction: +7
Intellectual: +3
Mining: +2
Social: −3
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Civil servant
(Clerk)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked as a low-ranking administrator for a moribund government bureaucracy. [PAWN_pronoun] is most at home filling out complicated paperwork and playing office politics. Social: +3
Intellectual: +3
Construction: −2
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Clan chief
(Chief)
[PAWN_nameDef] managed a small criminal clan on an outlying trade hub world. Shooting: +6
Social: +7
Caring
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Clone farmer
(Cloner)
Harvesting the products of clone farms is mostly done by the clones themselves -particularly to those whose sims tended towards the social. This clone was one such, who escaped from the farms and headed out to the stars. Social: +6
Medicine: +4
Crafting: +2
Cooking
Firefighting
Mining
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Coliseum fighter
(Fighter)
Applying the knowledge that he gained from years around fighters, [PAWN_pronoun] became a successful gladiator in the coliseum that he once cleaned. Intellectual: +2
Shooting: +5
Social: −1
Crafting: +3
Caring
Artistic
PlantWork
Mining
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Colonial governor
(Governor)
Disillusioned by rampant government corruption, Henry ran for governor and won. However, the local gangs and their pet officials soon forced him out of power.

He left the community to return to his life as a marshal.

Construction: +3
Shooting: +1
Social: +6
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Colony engineer
(Engineer)
The children took over the facility, and they declared independence from the corporation.

[PAWN_nameDef] had used the VR system to become a master engineer, and he worked diligently to prepare the colony for the corporation's inevitable return.

Construction: +7
Intellectual: +4
Medicine: −3
Crafting: +4
Artistic
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Colony settler
(Settler)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a settler on a new colony world.
Such a life requires a jack-of-all trades at basic hands-on tasks.
Construction: +4
Plants: +4
Mining: +4
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Combat engineer
(Engineer)
[PAWN_nameDef] became a combat engineer. [PAWN_pronoun] built bases, fixed guns, and repaired vehicles for the army - when [PAWN_pronoun] wasn't shooting at people, that is. Construction: +2
Shooting: +5
Crafting: +3
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Combat engineer
(Engineer)
[PAWN_nameDef] was recruited by the military as an engineer and set to work improving the navy's space shuttles. The harsh training taught [PAWN_objective] how to build and repair military vehicles and structures.

One mission left [PAWN_nameDef] with pyrophobia and a strong desire to avoid plants.

Construction: +6
Intellectual: +3
Shooting: +4
Social: −3
Cooking: −2
Medicine: +2
Crafting: +2
Artistic
Firefighting
PlantWork
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Combat medic
(Medic)
After his home country entered a large-scale war, Felix was drafted into the army as a combat medic.

His few years in the trenches trying to keep his fellow soldiers alive gave him an acute sense for first aid. Losing many friend has made him stoic and reserved.

Shooting: +2
Melee: +1
Medicine: +6
Artistic: −2
Social
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Combat medtech
(Medic)
As a military medtech, [PAWN_nameDef]'s job was to fix and build anything he could get [PAWN_possessive] hands on, from living people to machines and mechs.

Sent into dangerous areas, [PAWN_pronoun] never had a problem saving soldiers' lives and building the technology and machines needed to win.

Construction: +3
Intellectual: +1
Medicine: +5
Crafting: +5
PlantWork
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Combat negotiator
(Negotiator)
After escaping his homeworld, [PAWN_nameDef] took his skills to the stars.

He chose to operate as a hired gun, working for various rebel organizations, enslaved groups, and merchant enclaves. His specialty was negotiation in combat situations.

Shooting: +4
Melee: +3
Social: +3
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Commoner lord
(Lord)
After years of training in martial arts and diplomacy, [PAWN_nameDef] was eventually given land and subjects of [PAWN_possessive] own to rule.

Because of [PAWN_nameDef]'s commoner heritage, the other lords disapproved. They framed [PAWN_objective] for a heinous crime, and the emperor had no choice but to exile [PAWN_objective].

Melee: +7
Social: +6
Cooking
Cleaning
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Computer engineer
(Tech head)
Bored of his code-monkey office job and missing the glory days of the Academy, [PAWN_nameDef] saw a commercial about the frontier where "only the strong survive".

With his wife Morgan, [PAWN_nameDef] undertook a journey into the unknown.

Intellectual: +8
Social: +4
Crafting: +2
ManualDumb
Violent
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Con artist
(Con artist)
[PAWN_nameDef] never created anything in [PAWN_possessive] life. [PAWN_pronoun] did, however, prove to be a natural at getting others to give [PAWN_objective] what they had created. Social: +10 Violent
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Conceptual artist
(Artist)
[PAWN_nameDef] was well-known in art circles on [PAWN_possessive] home world for [PAWN_possessive] unique and creative conceptual artworks.
Nobody was sure exactly what [PAWN_pronoun] was trying to communicate, but [PAWN_possessive] pieces were highly valued by collectors.
Artistic: +8
Crafting: +1
Social
Caring
Hauling
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Construction engineer
(Builder)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a construction worker on a midworld. [PAWN_pronoun] lead a team which built everything from office blocks to cathedrals.
[PAWN_possessive] busy job and numerous nearby fast-food outlets meant [PAWN_pronoun] never cooked for [PAWN_objective]self.
Construction: +8
Plants: −3
Intellectual
Cooking
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Core world jeweler
(Jeweler)
After Alyssa had completed all of her surgeries, she found that she had a lot of time and energy to dedicate to her passion: trinket crafting. She spent years perfecting her art as a jeweler, then left her home world to sell her wares across the galaxy. Construction: +3
Shooting: −3
Artistic: +5
Crafting: +7
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Corp researcher
(Researcher)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a leading researcher for a massive space exploration corporation. Intellectual: +8
Social: +3
Cooking: −2
Medicine: +6
Crafting: +3
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Corp researcher
(Researcher)
[PAWN_nameDef] was sold to a corporation and put to work as a corporate slave doing scientific research.

Unable to adapt to the social politics of his workplace, he buried himself in his work and failed to progress up the corporate ladder. Every day, he yearned to be left alone.

Intellectual: +8
Shooting: −3
Melee: −3
Medicine: +4
Crafting: +4
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Corporate builder
(Builder)
Even as [PAWN_pronoun] stewed in [PAWN_possessive] own wasted potential, [PAWN_nameDef] found [PAWN_pronoun] had a knack for moving objects quickly. It was just what the planetary mega-corps wanted in their construction divisions.

Unfortunately, the monotonous work erased [PAWN_possessive] remaining creative impulses.

Construction: +7
Mining: +4
Artistic
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Cosmetic reject
(Reject)
Living on the streets, Chaz submitted himself to an unethical cosmetics lab in exchange for food and shelter.

After some painful cosmetic modification, Chaz barely resembles his former self. Having been forced to work for the lab until he was rescued, Chaz is now too afraid to lash out at anyone.

Construction: +4
Cooking: +5
Violent
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Cosmetic surgeon
(Surgeon)
[PAWN_nameDef] had a terrible bedside manner due to [PAWN_possessive] abrasiveness. [PAWN_pronoun] often bullied [PAWN_possessive] patients into getting cosmetic surgery. [PAWN_pronoun] made a lot of money this way.

While very studious and careful in [PAWN_possessive] work, [PAWN_pronoun] never had to lift a finger doing domestic chores.

Intellectual: +3
Medicine: +8
Artistic: +6
Cooking
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Costume crafter
(Costumer)
By day, [PAWN_nameDef] was an office worker on a midworld. At night, [PAWN_pronoun] designed and built elaborate monster costumes for science fiction conventions.

[PAWN_pronoun] learned a great deal about sewing. Unfortunately this came at the cost of being able to cook anything more complex than an instant meal.

Intellectual: +4
Crafting: +8
Cooking
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Counselor
(Counselor)
A terrifying trauma when [PAWN_nameDef] was a young adult caused [PAWN_objective] to develop a serious eating disorder. With counseling [PAWN_pronoun] learned to have a healthier relationship with food, and decided to put [PAWN_possessive] new skills to use helping others overcome their emotional problems. Social: +9 Cooking
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Craft shaper
(Shaper)
[PAWN_nameDef] locked [PAWN_objective]self in his studio for years, ordering delivery food to save time on cooking.

Eventually, [PAWN_possessive] creations brought [PAWN_objective] the highest honor on Semantic World: Permission to materialize any design in minutes using the most advanced technologies.

Construction: +4
Social: −3
Artistic: +5
Crafting: +8
Cooking
Cleaning
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Crime lord
(Crime lord)
Through brutality and cruelty, [PAWN_nameDef] rose to the rank of crime lord.

He relied less on his fists and more on his guns. His reputation spread faster due to his cold-bloodedness and ruthless methods.

Intellectual: +2
Shooting: +6
Melee: +2
Social: +3
Caring
Artistic
Cleaning
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Criminal kingpin
(Kingpin)
[PAWN_nameDef] discovered his gift - people did what he said, when he said it. Taking advantage of this, he set off for the rimworlds planets to make a name for himself in the criminal underworld.

Having people do things for him taught him to avoid manual labor at all costs.

Shooting: +2
Melee: +2
Social: +5
ManualDumb
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Criminal surgeon
(Surgeon)
Being near many injured fellow criminals, [PAWN_nameDef] took it upon [PAWN_objective]self to work on them.

Although many people died, [PAWN_pronoun] did get better at using knives.

Intellectual: −3
Melee: +6
Social: −2
Medicine: +5
Artistic: +1
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Deep space miner
(Miner)
[PAWN_nameDef] did the sweaty, grimy work of pulling metal out of asteroids on a deep space rig. [PAWN_pronoun] used [PAWN_possessive] hands-on industrial skills daily - and wasn't bad in a bar fight either. Mining: +7
Construction: +3
Melee: +2
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Deep space surveyor
(Surveyor)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a deep space surveyor. She studied which worlds were the most suitable for colonization.

Her expeditions were met by hostile natives, green-painted space-women, and wannabe Greek gods. Surviving many firefights, she learned to build rudimentary lathes and rock cannons to fend off enemies.

Construction: +4
Plants: −3
Intellectual: +6
Shooting: +4
Social: +2
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Defector
(Defector )
[PAWN_nameDef] decided to leave the oppressive dictatorship where [PAWN_pronoun] lived. [PAWN_possessive] defection was not well-received, and agents were sent after [PAWN_objective].

[PAWN_pronoun] spent years on the run. Since [PAWN_pronoun] could trust no doctor, [PAWN_pronoun] treated [PAWN_possessive] own wounds. The ordeal made [PAWN_objective] bitter and untrusting.

Construction: +3
Shooting: +4
Melee: +2
Social: −2
Medicine: +4
Crafting: +3
Animals
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Defector
(Defector)
Early in [PAWN_possessive] adulthood, [PAWN_nameDef] decided to leave the oppressive dictatorship where [PAWN_pronoun] lived. [PAWN_possessive] defection was not well-received, and agents were sent out after [PAWN_objective].
[PAWN_pronoun] spent years on the run, treating [PAWN_possessive] own wounds so no doctor could betray [PAWN_objective]. The ordeal made [PAWN_objective] bitter and untrusting.
Shooting: +5
Social: −4
Medicine: +3
Artistic
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Defense lawyer
(Lawyer)
[PAWN_nameDef] found that [PAWN_pronoun] could make more money with a quick word than a blaster. Seeking a job where [PAWN_possessive] silver tongue could be useful, [PAWN_pronoun] turned to the law.

[PAWN_pronoun] often defended the illegal speeder racers [PAWN_pronoun] grew up with.

Intellectual: +5
Shooting: +3
Social: +8
ManualDumb
ManualSkilled
Caring
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Destroyer-general
(General)
[PAWN_nameDef] held the rank of Destroyer-General in a powerful midworld military.

[PAWN_pronoun] was known for his mastery of weapons, and was also a good ship pilot.

Shooting: +6
Melee: +3
Social: +6
Artistic: −3
ManualDumb
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Discharged soldier
(Soldier)
[PAWN_nameDef] prostituted himself to fund his drug habits. As an escape, [PAWN_pronoun] joined the military and learned to fight.

Too smart for the army, [PAWN_pronoun] questioned and often disagreed with [PAWN_possessive] superiors' decisions. This eventually led to [PAWN_possessive] dishonorable discharge and left [PAWN_objective] with a chip on [PAWN_possessive] shoulder.

Shooting: +6
Melee: +4
Cooking: +2
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Doomsday pariah
(Pariah)
[PAWN_nameDef] managed to open a vault of otherworldly technology while scavenging a dig site. [PAWN_pronoun] unwittingly triggered a doomsday device that cleansed the planet of all life. More interested in the tech than human life, [PAWN_pronoun] boarded the vault’s spacecraft and departed to find more relics to abuse. Construction: +2
Intellectual: +3
Shooting: +2
Melee: +2
Crafting: +2
Caring
Artistic
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Dreaded dude
(Dude)
Some followers say that [PAWN_nameDef] and [PAWN_possessive] crew of misfits found the Fountain of Youth, many, many centuries ago, and that they caused the extinction of the dinosaurs on many planets.

There's even a religion about them, somewhere, involving noodles and meatballs.

Intellectual: +6
Mining: −3
Medicine: +2
Artistic: +8
Crafting: +4
Cleaning
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Drifter
(Drifter)
[PAWN_nameDef] never figured out what to do with [PAWN_possessive] life. [PAWN_pronoun] travelled often, taking up casual work wherever [PAWN_pronoun] found it.
[PAWN_pronoun] also occasionally worked on a novel that [PAWN_pronoun] knew would be a bestseller - just as soon as [PAWN_pronoun] could find a publisher who was interested.
Cooking: +3
Construction: +3
Artistic: −4
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Dromedary knight
(Knight)
Having caught the eye of [PAWN_possessive] people's Sand King, [PAWN_nameDef] was trained in the Sandy Boomrat fighting technique.

Always with a camel to carry his things, [PAWN_pronoun] served [PAWN_possessive] sand people faithfully.

Shooting: −3
Melee: +4
Social: +4
Animals: +4
Hauling
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Drug lieutenant
(Drugman)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked the drug trade under kingpin Grady Loughman. He had his men sell drugs when it was profitable, and fight the other cartels when the government came around.

His social skills kept him on top of the political game, and he always had servants to cook and clean.

Plants: +4
Social: +7
Medicine: +7
Artistic
Cooking
Cleaning
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Energy researcher
(Researcher)
[PAWN_nameDef] was working on an idea for rapid communication over long distances. [PAWN_pronoun] made an error which destroyed [PAWN_possessive] lab and most of the city. [PAWN_pronoun] fled the planet to escape the authorities. Intellectual: +8
Social: −2
Artistic: −1
Crafting: +2
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Engineer
(Engineer)
[PAWN_nameDef] found a job as a tinkering engineer on the trading hub planet Irithir. Tough local traders forced him to learn negotiation skills, and he made good profits selling refurbished weapons and tools. Construction: +2
Intellectual: +1
Social: +2
Cooking: −2
Crafting: +8
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Engineered pilot
(Pilot)
After his province was besieged by one of its neighbors, [PAWN_nameDef] volunteered for a generic modification program that created pilots for the very fighter craft that he had helped develop. The modifications allowed him to pilot the ship, but also made him less able to focus on the people around him.

By this time, people were calling him "Squirrel."

Shooting: +5
Melee: +2
Social: −2
Medicine: +2
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Envoy of the stars
(Envoy)
[PAWN_nameDef] entered the diplomatic corps. Honor and tradition were the values he took with him on every mission.

[PAWN_possessive] prestigious position distanced him from backbreaking manual labor, allowing [PAWN_objective] to focus on his wordsmithing abilities. He left the blacksmithing to others.

Shooting: +1
Social: +8
Medicine: +2
Artistic: +2
ManualDumb
ManualSkilled
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Escaped convict
(Escapee)
[PAWN_nameDef] denies involvement in the crimes that brought about [PAWN_possessive] incarceration in a brutal penal colony. [PAWN_pronoun] escaped by tunnelling beneath the perimeter using modified cutlery. Mining: +4
Crafting: +2
Caring
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Evangelist
(Evangelist)
As a youth, [PAWN_nameDef] experienced a religious awakening. [PAWN_pronoun] decided to spend the rest of [PAWN_possessive] life spreading the word of [PAWN_possessive] deity, the beauty of its culture, and its unusual medical tradition. Social: +4
Artistic: +4
Medicine: −3
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Executive officer
(Executive)
[PAWN_nameDef] was an executive officer for a large space trading corporation. After a failed attempt at manipulating his way up the corporate ladder, he was framed for the rape and murder of another executive and her family.

He was found guilty. However, because of his family's influence, he was exiled instead of put to death.

Construction: +3
Intellectual: +4
Melee: +2
Social: +7
Caring
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Exiled researcher
(Exile)
[PAWN_nameDef]'s love of robotics was not appreciated in her technophobic empire. The High Cardinal of the system excommunicated her, and she was never allowed to return. Intellectual: +8
Shooting: +2
Medicine: +4
Artistic: +2
Crafting: +3
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Exotic chef
(Chef)
[PAWN_nameDef] has always gone overboard when it comes to food. [PAWN_pronoun] is always seeking new and exotic ingredients.

[PAWN_possessive] quest for ingredients has brought [PAWN_objective] into some close calls with local flora and fauna.

Cooking: +6
Artistic: +2
Crafting: +1
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Expert handyman
(Handyman)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked as a traveling engineer. [PAWN_pronoun] fixed things ranging from a simple communications array to the intricate software harness in his ship's AI meta-core. Nothing is beyond repair for [PAWN_objective]. Construction: +7
Intellectual: +4
Crafting: +3
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Explorer
(Explorer)
[PAWN_nameDef] traveled from planet to planet, gathering samples, stories, and research. He hoped one day to compile a record of every animal, plant, mineral, and machine and device in known space: The Complete Traveler's Guide to the RimWorlds. Intellectual: +3
Mining: +3
Shooting: +2
Melee: +2
Crafting: +2
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Explorer-writer
(Explorer)
[PAWN_nameDef] traveled from planet to planet, gathering samples, stories, and research.

[PAWN_possessive] goal was to bring together enough knowledge to make a survival guide for future generations.

Construction: +3
Plants: +3
Intellectual: +4
Cooking: +2
Medicine: +3
Crafting: +2
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Explosives expert
(Blaster)
[PAWN_nameDef] was an explosive engineer employed in mines. [PAWN_pronoun] took [PAWN_possessive] job very seriously and was well-versed in the technicalities - so much so that [PAWN_pronoun] refused to demean [PAWN_objective]self by helping with the clean-up once [PAWN_possessive] carefully-calculated explosion was complete. Mining: +5
Intellectual: +5
ManualDumb
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Faction leader
(Leader)
Early in [PAWN_possessive] adulthood, [PAWN_nameDef] found [PAWN_objective]self surrounded by a gaggle of low-lifes.

For fun, [PAWN_pronoun] gathered them and lead them to a certain death. [PAWN_pronoun] knew then that [PAWN_pronoun] had the talent to realize [PAWN_possessive] ambitions of leadership.

Intellectual: +3
Melee: +2
Social: +8
Medicine: +2
Cleaning
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Factory worker
(Worker)
[PAWN_nameDef] did menial, unskilled work in an industrial-era factory. [PAWN_possessive] job also included caring for the mules and horses which transported goods around the city. Animals: +3
Construction: +3
Crafting: +2
Intellectual
Artistic
Cooking
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Fallen official
(Official)
[PAWN_nameDef] was an official for an autocratic government.

When [PAWN_possessive] superiors demanded [PAWN_pronoun] participate in atrocities, [PAWN_nameDef] resigned and escaped from [PAWN_possessive] homeworld with nothing but the clothes on [PAWN_possessive] back.

Melee: +2
Social: +5
Medicine: +2
ManualSkilled
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Fearful chef
(Chef)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a excellent chef who worked in a high-end restaurant.

One day, [PAWN_pronoun] left the stove on, and accidentally burned down the whole building. This event shook [PAWN_objective] so much that [PAWN_pronoun] swore to never touch a stove again.

Plants: +2
Intellectual: +2
Medicine: +2
Cooking
Firefighting
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Feline scientist
(Scientist)
[PAWN_nameDef] became a renowned scientist in the field of felines. Wanting the best for his animals and specializing in selective breeding, he set out on a journey to find the perfect breeding grounds for his cats. Intellectual: +4
Social: +2
Medicine: +3
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Fervent researcher
(Researcher)
As a young adult, Holly was sure that her planet and its people were nearing their time of transcendence.

A firm belief that her research would be the catalyst drove her to increasingly alarming acts as bureaucrats and bioethics committees worked to stall her progress.

Intellectual: +6
Shooting: +2
Medicine: +8
ManualDumb
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Fighter controller
(Controller)
During the Zartha crisis, Bashkire fought across many worlds, providing the vital link between the ground and the air as a fighter controller. During the campaign, he saw friends injured and killed. This mental trauma haunts his dreams to this day, but his aim remains sharp. Shooting: +5
Melee: +5
Social: +2
Cooking: +1
Medicine: +3
Intellectual
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Flaneur
(Flaneur)
[PAWN_nameDef] strolled and sipped his way through the streets and cafes of [PAWN_possessive] world, pursuing freedom at every turn, never becoming attached.

Through all this time, [PAWN_pronoun] remained distrustful of others. And never took an order from anyone.

Intellectual: +3
Social: +6
Cooking: +3
Artistic: +3
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Forest prowler
(Prowler)
[PAWN_nameDef] led a band of wild men in the forest. They foraged for food, hunted, and sometimes murdered more civilized people to steal their shiny objects. Melee: +3
Social: +4
Crafting: +2
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Frontier marshal
(Marshal)
Nate was the marshal of his colony. He tried to honorably uphold the law, but the corrupt local mayor killed his family and left him for dead.

After regaining his health, Nate arrested the mayor. [PAWN_pronoun] left his homeworld and started a new life working to make a difference in the universe.

Shooting: +5
Social: +4
Medicine: +3
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Fugitive
(Fugitive)
[PAWN_nameDef] rebelled against the corporation [PAWN_pronoun] worked for. [PAWN_pronoun] failed, and was forced him to go on the run.

[PAWN_pronoun] was always on the move, always leaving everything behind. [PAWN_pronoun] tried to gain supporters for [PAWN_possessive] cause, but failed due to [PAWN_possessive] poor social skills.

Plants: +3
Social: −2
Cooking: +4
Medicine: +4
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Game developer
(Game dev)
[PAWN_nameDef] was an independent game developer.
After an early success, [PAWN_possessive] career quickly degenerated into a circus of misguided ideas, deals gone wrong, and desperate, failed PR stunts.
Construction: −2
Mining: −2
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Game tester
(Tester)
Making a new life on a barely-livable planet after nuclear war, [PAWN_nameDef] was able to fulfill his desires with money borrowed from his father.

He loved playing a particular colony simulator. His favorite thing to do in the game was to build elaborate hospitals. Spending most of his time playing, he forgot horrors of war and his need for revenge.

Intellectual: +5
Shooting: +4
Melee: +4
Social: −2
Medicine: +4
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Gang boss
(Boss)
To survive, [PAWN_nameDef]'s gang often had to rob interstellar traders for food and supplies. Sometimes he had to kill the guards. Sometimes he had to kill the police who arrived to stop him.

After years of this, he became one of the most-wanted criminals in the local stellar empire.

Construction: +4
Shooting: +8
Melee: +6
Social: −3
Medicine: +3
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Gang soldier
(Soldier)
Living for many years between three raider settlements, [PAWN_nameDef] persevered through many challenges: a spacecraft implosion, cryptostasis, crashlanding on a miserable dustball of a planet, and nursing an old man back to health, and many of battles.

[PAWN_pronoun] eventually took control of a violent gang.

Construction: +2
Shooting: +6
Melee: +3
Cooking: +2
Medicine: +2
Artistic
Hauling
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Gardener
(Gardener)
On industrial worlds, wealth concentrates in the hands of those who own the factories and sell the goods. [PAWN_nameDef] worked at the mansion of one such rich family, tending the lavish gardens as part of a team of servants. Plants: +8 Intellectual
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Genetic engineer
(Geneticist)
[PAWN_nameDef] carried out [PAWN_possessive] first genetic experiments on farm animals. [PAWN_pronoun] soon grew to become quite skilled in all forms of genetic engineering.

A horrifying lab accident left him with a mortal fear of rodents.

Plants: +1
Intellectual: +6
Medicine: +2
Violent
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Genetic scientist
(Geneticist)
After the war he joined a genetic engineering firm. He worked on enhancements for humans and livestock. His experiences in inflicting and healing wounds were very beneficial to his work, but he developed a black sense of humor. This made social gatherings awkward. Intellectual: +4
Shooting: +2
Medicine: +3
Social
Artistic
Crafting
Cooking
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Geologist
(Geologist)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked with miners and cave-diggers, identifying rock types and natural formations.
During [PAWN_possessive] years underground [PAWN_pronoun] also gained experience repairing drilling machines and other technical equipment.
Mining: +8
Crafting: +3
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Gigolo
(Gigolo)
[PAWN_nameDef] sold [PAWN_objective]self into slavery for money to purchase boomrat pizza. [PAWN_pronoun] was then traded to the Zeglar colonies, where he worked as a male prostitute.

In a fluke event, [PAWN_pronoun] managed to join other escaping slaves as they hijacked a ship. After fighting with the captain of the slave crew over the last piece of boomrat pizza, [PAWN_nameDef] was sent off the ship in an escape pod.

Shooting: +3
Melee: +6
Cooking: +7
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Glitterworld empath
(Empath)
[PAWN_nameDef] had an amazing ability to relate to others and mediate conflict. [PAWN_pronoun] was selected to train as an empath. The training intensified [PAWN_possessive] natural abilities, but [PAWN_pronoun] became unable to harm others. Social: +8
Medicine: +2
Violent
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Glitterworld officer
(Officer)
Though glitterworlds are peaceful places, they often remain prepared for war. [PAWN_nameDef]'s unit rarely saw any real action.
Though [PAWN_pronoun] pursued [PAWN_possessive] artistic hobbies, [PAWN_possessive] subordinates preferred to entertain themselves by brawling, so [PAWN_nameDef] got good at breaking up fights.
Melee: +6
Artistic: +4
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Glitterworld surgeon
(Surgeon)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked as a surgeon on a world mostly free of disease and human suffering.
[PAWN_possessive] job mostly involved elaborate and creative cosmetic surgeries. [PAWN_pronoun] has a good understanding of human biology, but never had to remove a cancer — or a bullet.
Artistic: +5
Medicine: +3
Social: +1
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Gnomebiologist
(Biologist)
Gizmo was a xenobiology professor in a glitterworld university. He went to conferences and managed an art gallery.

However, he never stopped sculpting yard gnomes, and considers this to be his true profession.

Intellectual: +4
Social: +4
Artistic: +7
Crafting: +4
Cooking
Firefighting
Cleaning
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Government agent
(Agent)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked for the government against rebel groups and excelled in this capacity. During [PAWN_possessive] training [PAWN_pronoun] was taught firearms, melee combat and medical skills.

Having grown up in a war-ravaged city, dirt, blood and dead bodies don’t bother [PAWN_objective] and [PAWN_pronoun] sees no reason to clean them up.

Shooting: +4
Melee: +4
Medicine: +3
Cleaning
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Graphic designer
(Designer)
Kees' interest in artistic expression led him to become a designer. His eye for detail made him a reasonably well-known artist on his planet, though his meticulousness often led him to spend too much time perfecting a single project. Artistic: +7
Crafting: +1
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Guardian
(Guardian)
After [PAWN_pronoun] learned what truly matters in life, [PAWN_nameDef] changed for the better. [PAWN_pronoun] learned to work hard and protect the things that matter - not money or material things, but friends and loved ones.

[PAWN_pronoun] became a professional guardian.

Shooting: +4
Melee: +4
Medicine: +4
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Gun dealer
(Gun dealer)
[PAWN_nameDef] traded high-tech firearms between warring factions.

Over time, [PAWN_pronoun] became very skilled at conducting product demonstrations and negotiating profitable deals.

Shooting: +4
Social: +8
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Gunfighter
(Gunfighter)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a deadly shot. Peace wasn't for him. [PAWN_pronoun] found [PAWN_possessive] family among the brothers and sisters that [PAWN_pronoun] spent years fighting alongside.

After most of those close to [PAWN_objective] died, [PAWN_pronoun] once again set off to lend [PAWN_possessive] gun to those who needed it - or those who could pay.

Shooting: +8
Melee: +2
Medicine: +6
Social
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Healer After [PAWN_possessive] tribe’s elder healer was killed in a raid, [PAWN_nameDef] took on the role. [PAWN_pronoun] spent [PAWN_possessive] days scrounging up herbs and mineral compounds from the nearby area to use in surprisingly effective remedies. Plants: +3 None Ex.png Ex.png Ex.png Ex.png Ex.png Check.png
Herbalist [PAWN_nameDef] lived in the forest near a village. Though many of the villagers feared [PAWN_objective], sick villagers would come to [PAWN_objective] to purchase salves and poultices made from the herbs [PAWN_pronoun] grew in [PAWN_possessive] garden. [PAWN_pronoun] was happy to help them — for a price. Plants: +4
Social: −2
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Hermit Worn out by the pressures of social interaction, [PAWN_nameDef] left [PAWN_possessive] crowded midworld city to live a simple life in the wilderness. There, [PAWN_pronoun] spent [PAWN_possessive] days alone, tending [PAWN_possessive] garden and crafting the simple tools [PAWN_pronoun] needed to survive. Construction: +1
Plants: +4
Crafting: +3
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Hiveworld drone
(Drone)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked as a mindless construction drone in a massive hiveworld civilization. Though [PAWN_pronoun] is now freed from the brutal social experiments to which [PAWN_pronoun] was subjected, [PAWN_pronoun] remains incapable of creative thought and leadership. Construction: +5
Mining: +4
Social: −2
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House servant
(Servant)
Early in [PAWN_possessive] adulthood, [PAWN_nameDef] was kidnapped and sold to wealthy aristocrats as a domestic servant.
[PAWN_pronoun] got to know the kitchens and basements of [PAWN_possessive] master's mansion well, but never did any work outside.
Mining: −3
Cooking: +4
Plants: −3
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Housemate As an adult, [PAWN_nameDef] kept house and cared for children while [PAWN_possessive] spouse worked. Cooking: +3
Crafting: +2
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Human computer
(Computer)
[PAWN_nameDef] turned out to have an excellent memory and a gift for performing complex calculations in [PAWN_possessive] head. A midworld dictator decided to employ [PAWN_nameDef] to keep track of [PAWN_possessive] state's finances and expenditure, since electrical computers were too susceptible to hacking. Shooting: +3
Intellectual: +7
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Illegal shipwright
(Shipwright)
There is a law that says that you're not allowed to put terawatt-range grasers on a cargo scow. Especially if you hide them under what looks like a communications dish for better ambush potential. [PAWN_nameDef] discovered that there is great profit to be made, however, from those who are uninterested in these laws. Construction: +7 None Ex.png Check.png Ex.png Ex.png Ex.png Ex.png
Inventor On [PAWN_possessive] homeworld, [PAWN_nameDef] worked as a moderately successful inventor. [PAWN_pronoun] developed several minor technologies. Crafting: +5
Intellectual: +2
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Jailbird [PAWN_nameDef] spent most of [PAWN_possessive] life in prisons, where [PAWN_pronoun] was put to work in the kitchens. [PAWN_pronoun] had a habit of getting into fights, and developed an aggressive way of speaking. Melee: +5
Cooking: +3
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Caring
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Joywire artist
(Joywirer)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked in an urbworld lab developing cutting-edge joywire software to maximize user pleasure.
When the local government imposed harsh restrictions on joywire manufacturing, [PAWN_pronoun] began selling [PAWN_possessive] products on the black market.
Artistic: +3
Intellectual: +2
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Loner Loner never much liked the tribal council or the yearly festivals. [PAWN_pronoun] prefers the open plain and the lonely whistle of wind through the rocks.
[PAWN_pronoun] visits [PAWN_possessive] tribe from time to time, but for the most part [PAWN_pronoun] takes care of [PAWN_objective]self using [PAWN_possessive] own survival skills.
Shooting: +3
Melee: +2
Construction: +1
Plants: +5
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Lore keeper
(Keeper)
[PAWN_nameDef] was one of a long line of lore keepers in [PAWN_possessive] tribe. Every night around the fire, [PAWN_pronoun] would pass on ancient knowledge and helpful wisdom through stories. Artistic: +2
Social: +3
Intellectual: +2
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Low-wage worker
(Grunt)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked a variety of casual jobs to support [PAWN_possessive] family, gaining a set of basic hands-on skills. Cooking: +4
Plants: +3
Crafting: +3
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Luddite rebel
(Luddite)
When the majority of people on [PAWN_possessive] world chose to give up their individuality and biological humanity to join together in an online hivemind, [PAWN_nameDef] joined a rebel faction that chose to forsake most technology. Melee: +3
Construction: +3
Mining: +2
Intellectual
Crafting
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Machine collector
(Collector)
[PAWN_nameDef] was obsessed with old machines and arcane pieces of technology. [PAWN_pronoun] obtained them wherever [PAWN_pronoun] could, and loved taking them apart to see how they worked.
[PAWN_pronoun] had a habit of talking about [PAWN_possessive] collection long after people around [PAWN_objective] had stopped listening.
Crafting: +6
Social: −3
Intellectual: +6
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Mafia boss
(Boss)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a high-ranking member of an urbworld crime syndicate.
[PAWN_pronoun] bribed officials, maintained the loyalty of [PAWN_possessive] subordinates, and extracted overdue payments - by any means necessary.
Shooting: +4
Melee: +3
Social: +4
Dumb labor
Caring
Cooking
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Mathematician
(Math prof)
[PAWN_nameDef] did mathematical research at a university.
[PAWN_pronoun] spent much of [PAWN_possessive] spare time immersed in shooting simulations, though [PAWN_pronoun] was frequently ridiculed by other players for [PAWN_possessive] terrible aim.
Shooting: −3
Intellectual: +8
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Medieval doctor
(Quack)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked as a doctor on a medieval planet. [PAWN_pronoun] firmly believes that most ailments can be cured with a little bloodletting.
[PAWN_pronoun] was also a master anaesthetist, developing a specialty technique that involved a heavy blow to the head.
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Medieval farm oaf
(Oaf)
Tilling, hoeing, guiding ox carts, pushing wheelbarrows. Digging ditches, planting seeds, predicting the harvest.
Medieval-level farmers aren't educated in the usual sense, but they know a lot about growing plants without technology. That said, such a life leaves one essentially incapable of participating in intellectual, technology-driven activities.
Mining: +3
Plants: +8
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Medieval lord
(Noble)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a lord on a preindustrial planet. [PAWN_pronoun] went to parties, managed the underlings, and even learned some swordplay.
[PAWN_possessive] soft hands did not hold a work tool during that entire time. [PAWN_pronoun] considers manual labor to be beneath [PAWN_objective].
Shooting: +5
Melee: +5
Social: +7
Dumb labor
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Medieval minstrel
(Minstrel)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a traveling entertainer on a medieval world.
[PAWN_pronoun] could always be found telling stories or singing songs, and is capable of protecting [PAWN_objective]self from the dangers of the road. However, [PAWN_pronoun] was always conspicuously absent whenever there was hard labour to be done.
Melee: +2
Artistic: +3
Social: +4
Skilled labor
Hauling
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Message carrier
(Messenger)
On a medieval world, the fastest way to send a message is to give it to somebody on a horse and hope they survive the journey. [PAWN_nameDef] was that somebody. Melee: +3
Animals: +4
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Midworld chef
(Chef)
[PAWN_nameDef] ran a high-class midworld restaurant. [PAWN_pronoun] was famous among patrons for [PAWN_possessive] creative culinary specialties, and infamous among kitchen workers for [PAWN_possessive] casual disdain for grunt work. Cooking: +6
Social: +2
Cleaning
Dumb labor
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Military commissar
(Commissar)
[PAWN_nameDef] was an internal spymaster in an Imperial army battalion. [PAWN_pronoun] made sure that the men were loyal, and did not fall back unless ordered. This made [PAWN_objective] unpopular, but [PAWN_pronoun] gained great skill at detecting the slightest dishonesty. Shooting: +3 None Check.png Check.png Check.png Ex.png Ex.png Ex.png
Model [PAWN_nameDef] modelled clothes and jewellery for advertisers, and was also used as a physical blueprint for characters in virtual reality simulations. Artistic: +6
Social: +5
Dumb labor
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Caring
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Muffalo shaman
(Shaman)
Because of [PAWN_possessive] quiet wisdom and great strength, [PAWN_nameDef] became the spiritual leader for a nomadic tribe that followed the herds of roaming muffalo. Melee: +5
Social: +2
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Navy scientist
(Scientist)
Interstellar warfare is won by technology, so imperial navies are always on the peak of modern research. Even better, they have first access to archotechnological artifacts because they find them in space.
[PAWN_nameDef] worked in a navy lab.
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Novelist [PAWN_nameDef] lived on a glitterworld, penning wildly successful novels. [PAWN_pronoun] lived a carefree lifestyle, spending [PAWN_possessive] days writing and [PAWN_possessive] nights partying - and never did a day's manual labour in [PAWN_possessive] life. Construction: −5
Mining: −5
Artistic: +8
Dumb labor
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Nurse [PAWN_nameDef] worked in an industrial-era hospital, doing routine work such as changing bandages and taking temperatures.
It was a busy job, but [PAWN_pronoun] could always find time for a chat with a patient.
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Paramedic [PAWN_nameDef]'s job was to respond rapidly to medical emergencies. [PAWN_pronoun] is used to dealing with severe injuries with only limited medical supplies.
[PAWN_pronoun] treated so many gunshot wounds over the years that even seeing a gun made [PAWN_objective] uncomfortable.
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Pit brawler
(Brawler)
[PAWN_nameDef] was nine years old when [PAWN_pronoun] got in [PAWN_possessive] first fight. [PAWN_pronoun] won, but more important was the enjoyment of [PAWN_possessive] audience. Pit fighting turned out to be a lucrative career for those who could survive it. And it was even mostly legal. Melee: +8 Intellectual
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Psychiatric patient
(Patient)
[PAWN_nameDef] spent most of [PAWN_possessive] adult life in an insane asylum. [PAWN_possessive] industrial homeworld had a poor understanding of mental illness, and [PAWN_pronoun] was treated more like an animal than a person.
Though [PAWN_pronoun] eventually recovered and was released, [PAWN_possessive] experience dampened many of [PAWN_possessive] basic life skills.
Cooking: −2
Crafting: −2
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Ranch owner
(Rancher)
[PAWN_nameDef] owned and operated a successful ranch where [PAWN_pronoun] raised animals for meat and wool.
[PAWN_pronoun] refused to do any dumb labour [PAWN_pronoun] could pay someone else to do for [PAWN_objective].
Mining: −4
Cooking: −4
Animals: +8
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Recruiter [PAWN_nameDef] was part of an revered order of martial artists, infamous both for their skill in combat and for their practice of refusing to treat their wounded.
[PAWN_pronoun] travelled [PAWN_possessive] homeworld, judging the young people [PAWN_pronoun] met to determine if they might be suitable for training.
Melee: +5
Social: +5
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Sailor [PAWN_nameDef] traversed the oceans on journeys of exploration, seeking out plant and animal specimens from exotic places, and occasionally fending off pirates. [PAWN_pronoun] loved the sea so much [PAWN_pronoun] refused to do all but the barest minimum of work on land, except to sell the treasures [PAWN_pronoun] collected. Melee: +4
Animals: +4
Social: +4
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Scout Since [PAWN_possessive] tribe has made contact with local outlanders, [PAWN_nameDef] has contracted [PAWN_possessive] services out as a guide to the local area. Frequent contact with ancient relics has made [PAWN_objective] fairly comfortable with the old technology. Shooting: +2
Social: +2
Intellectual: +2
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Sculptor [PAWN_nameDef] started off sculpting person-sized chunks of stone, but [PAWN_pronoun] soon began to think bigger. With the help of mining robots, [PAWN_pronoun] learned how to carve huge monuments out of cliffsides. Soon the nature parks of the glitterworld where [PAWN_pronoun] lived were full of giant rock figures. Mining: +4
Plants: −4
Artistic: +9
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Sheriff [PAWN_nameDef] was the law enforcer in an isolated industrial town. [PAWN_pronoun] dealt with petty crime, dispute resolution, and the occasional drunken saloon shootout. Shooting: +4
Melee: +4
Social: +4
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Space marine
(Marine)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a warrior in an Imperial navy. [PAWN_possessive] job was to punch into enemy starships, gun down the crew, and capture the ship intact. And [PAWN_pronoun] was good at it. Shooting: +7
Melee: +5
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Space pirate
(Pirate)
Piracy appears everywhere that governments are weak and society spread thin. [PAWN_nameDef] was part of this age-old part of human existence, extorting and smashing peaceful trade ships for profit. Shooting: +4
Melee: +4
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Starship janitor
(Janitor)
While other passengers pass the years between star systems in cryptosleep sarcophagi, [PAWN_nameDef] had to wake up at periodic intervals to perform inspections, check the navigation systems, and to oil the mechanoids. Construction: +2
Crafting: +3
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Tactician [PAWN_nameDef] joined the space navy in an unstable system, fraught with large-scale interplanetary wars. [PAWN_pronoun] turned out to have a sharp mind for battle, and became adept at commanding large armies to great effect. Shooting: +4
Intellectual: +4
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Taster As the taster for a medieval king, any dish served at the royal table had to be sampled first by [PAWN_nameDef]. [PAWN_pronoun] lived a decadent lifestyle at court, getting fat and doing very little work. Construction: −4
Cooking: +7
Crafting: −4
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Taxonomist [PAWN_nameDef] travelled between star systems, studying and classifying the plant and animal life [PAWN_pronoun] found in the hopes of creating a complete catalogue. Plants: +5
Animals: +5
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Teacher [PAWN_nameDef] was educated in the liberal arts and taught at a public school. [PAWN_pronoun] was widely knowledgeable and well-liked by [PAWN_possessive] students. Social: +4
Intellectual: +3
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Torturer Working for a tyrannical monarch on a medieval world, [PAWN_nameDef] earned a reputation as an expert in 'persuasion.' Any prisoner who went down into the dungeons left with no secrets - and with [PAWN_nameDef]'s smile scarred permanently into their nightmares. Melee: +6 Social
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Urbworld entrepreneur
(Entrepreneur)
In the urbworlds, most suffer. But someone has to run the corporations.
[PAWN_nameDef] learned the skills of the trade - greasing palms and technical analysis. [PAWN_pronoun] is a sociointellectual machine.
Social: +6
Intellectual: +3
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Veterinarian
(Vet)
[PAWN_nameDef] treated sick and injured animals for a living. Seeing their suffering affected [PAWN_possessive] stance on the practice of eating meat, and for many years [PAWN_pronoun] lived as a vegetarian, rejecting the meat-loving culinary tradition of [PAWN_possessive] homeworld. Cooking: −4
Animals: +4
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VR designer
(Game dev)
[PAWN_nameDef] designed virtual reality simulations for glitterworld citizens. [PAWN_pronoun] paid great attention to the details of [PAWN_possessive] worlds, including learning all [PAWN_pronoun] could about plant life to make [PAWN_possessive] landscapes more realistic. Construction: +3
Plants: +4
Artistic: +5
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Warrior [PAWN_nameDef] was a fearsome warrior, proficient with many weapons. [PAWN_pronoun] participated in many battles. Shooting: +2
Melee: +6
Social: −2
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Weaver [PAWN_nameDef] was an expert at working muffalo wool, plant fibres and natural dyes into beautiful clothing for [PAWN_possessive] kin. [PAWN_possessive] beautiful handicrafts were traded frequently between local tribes. Plants: +2
Crafting: +5
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