My next SF character will be.....

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jedion357
August 27, 2018 - 6:47am
What is you next SF character?

What haven't you played that you would like to explore?

Species?

An archetype?

A PSA you haven't explored.

Stuff you briefly explored but the game petered out and you feel you have unfinished business with that character.
I might not be a dralasite, vrusk or yazirian but I do play one in Star Frontiers!
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jedion357
August 27, 2018 - 7:03am
Defrocked Yazirain Priest
Ok I've been trying to explore a yazirian priest, defrocked from the Family of One and wandering the Frontier trying to find his faith again. Was using the work done on the honor code and Family of One in the fanzines as background material. but those game usually petered out during the crash on Volturnus. Skills important to the character Medical, Psych-social, martial arts and melee weapons EDIT: and theology

I had kind of planned to have the participation in the Ul-mor ceremony when all the planets and moons align be a moment of clarity and that he would maybe adopt pirates for a life enemy.

However, you can only start so many yazirian characters named Kahn so many times before you get pepped as the guy who only plays yazirian priest. plus as time goes on and the incident where I was thrown out of seminary is 2 decades past I have less of an interest in exploring redemption for a priest character.

The Dralasite Heavy Gunner
I wrote the archetype in the FE for this and lets face it the heavy gunners in Predator, Predators, and Aliens all look like a lot of fun, especially Jesse Ventura's character. "Time to let Ol' Painless out of the bag."

Military hardcase who chews iron and spits nails with a big damn gun. A brash butt kicker.

A Vrusk
We dug up some lost SF material from a web archive and it recieved some new development on this stite- vrusk solidarity dance and etc. This made the vrusk far more interesting to me and I would really like to explore them. Two routes on this as a Mr. Spock science type or as the SFman archetype the vrusk pistolero leveraging their ambidexterity species ability to send a lot of lead or gyro ammo downrange. I think for the pistolero type i'd have to channel some Clint Eastwood:
"What did you say your name was?"
"I didn't."

Matter of fact Kl'nt would make a good vrusk name now that I think of it.

EDIT: if a vrusk scientist then the character will have a level of artist skill (painting and drawing)
I might not be a dralasite, vrusk or yazirian but I do play one in Star Frontiers!

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jedion357
August 27, 2018 - 9:07am
In a game with the Zebs races I would have an interest in playing an Osakar linguist/ com officer/crypto analyst or something along those lines.

the archetypes suggest a militia or space fleet game but could easily be an exploration/scout service or even a Star Law squad. But we're talking Tech PSA with computer skill and whatever it takes to operate a subspace radio.
I might not be a dralasite, vrusk or yazirian but I do play one in Star Frontiers!

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Shadow Shack
August 27, 2018 - 2:43pm
The only Zeb's race I ever found appealing to portray was the Ifshnit and I went a fair distance with the PC I made. So I suppose the Humma and Osakar would fit the bill for "what haven't I played" but not "what I'd like to explore".

I've beaten all three PSAs to death so that's not an issue. I would have to resort to Zeb's skills which, again, doesn't satisfy the "what I'd like to explore" portion either. So as far as canon sans Zeb's is concerned, there's nothing I haven't done as a PC. I would have to commit to Zeb's or another fan/house rule system to branch out from what I've done.

That said, I think the only AD/KH option I've yet to explore is a dralasite BioSocial expert (although I have portrayed a dral PSA:military combat medic and another PSA:military environmentalist before, I've yet to portray an actual BioSocial PSA dral). 


So that's my answer: a BioSocial PSA dralasite
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jedion357
August 29, 2018 - 8:09am
Shadow Shack wrote:
The only Zeb's race I ever found appealing to portray was the Ifshnit and I went a fair distance with the PC I made. So I suppose the Humma and Osakar would fit the bill for "what haven't I played" but not "what I'd like to explore".

I've beaten all three PSAs to death so that's not an issue. I would have to resort to Zeb's skills which, again, doesn't satisfy the "what I'd like to explore" portion either. So as far as canon sans Zeb's is concerned, there's nothing I haven't done as a PC. I would have to commit to Zeb's or another fan/house rule system to branch out from what I've done.

That said, I think the only AD/KH option I've yet to explore is a dralasite BioSocial expert (although I have portrayed a dral PSA:military combat medic and another PSA:military environmentalist before, I've yet to portray an actual BioSocial PSA dral). 


So that's my answer: a BioSocial PSA dralasite


Dr. Froid, I presume.
I might not be a dralasite, vrusk or yazirian but I do play one in Star Frontiers!

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Ravenshade
August 31, 2018 - 10:56pm
Perchance something other than a rich human militarian or a semi-rich human tech-medic. I really should broaden my horizons...
I don't know where you're going, but do you have room for one more troubled soul? -Patrick Stump, Alone Together

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Shadow Shack
September 1, 2018 - 3:05pm
jedion357 wrote:
Dr. Froid, I presume.

From Lethal Weapon: Mrs. Sigmund Fraud Foot in mouth
No, I'm not overly fond of Zeb's Guide. Nor do I have any qualms in stating why. Tongue out

My SF website