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Old 11-29-2010, 05:20 PM   #51
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Name: Charles A. Greenberg (A stands for Aaron)
Race: Human

Origin: Earth 184 - Current Year 1980 Post WW III (4 years).

Attributes [165]
ST 11 [10]
DX 13 [60]
IQ 14 [80]
HT 12 [20]

HP 11
Will 13 [-5]
Per 14
FP 12

Basic Lift 24
Damage 1d-1/1d+1

Basic Speed 6,25
Basic Move 6

Ground Move 6
Water Move 1

Social Background
TL: 7 [0]
Cultural Familiarities:
Languages: English (Native) [0];
French (Accented) [4];
German (Accented) [4].

Advantages [47]
Appearance (Attractive) [4]
Combat Reflexes [15]
Fashion Sense [5]
Fit [5]
Talker (2) [10]

Warp - Technical, takes few seconds to few minutes to open the gate,
controls are voice activated with voice print protection.

(World Jumping, Gadeget, inserted under the skin left arm)
(Extra Carrying Capacity (Extra-Heavy Encumbrance);
Gadget/Breakable: DR 3-5; Gadget/Breakable: Size -9 or less;
Gadget/Can Be Stolen: Must be forcefully removed; Reliable (+4)) [0]


Perks [3]
Forgettable Face [1]
One-Way Fluency (Hebrew) [1]
One-Way Fluency (Spanish) [1]


Disadvantages [-47]
Addiction (Tobacco) (Cheap) (Highly addictive; Legal) [-5]
Bad Sight (Nearsighted) (Glasses) [-10]
Code of Honor (Private Investigator/Agency is "private") [-10]
Curious (15 or less) [-2]
Pacifism (Cannot Harm Innocents) [-10]
Sense of Duty (To friends, clients and companions) (Small Group) [-5]
Stubbornness [-5]

Quirks [-3]
Attentive [-1]
Congenial [-1]
Mildly overconfident [-1]

Skills [55]
Area Knowledge (Multi-verse) IQ/E - IQ+1 15 [2]
Area Knowledge (New York Earth Prime (his prime)) IQ/E - IQ+0 14 [1]
Brawling DX/E - DX+1 14 [2]
Carousing HT/E - HT+0 12 [1]
Climbing DX/A - DX-1 12 [1]
Cooking IQ/A - IQ-1 13 [1]
Criminology/TL7 IQ/A - IQ+0 14 [2]
Detect Lies Per/H - Per+0 14 [1]
includes: +2 from 'Talker'
Diplomacy IQ/H - IQ+1 15 [2]
includes: +2 from 'Talker'
Driving/TL7 (Automobile) DX/A - DX+0 13 [2]
Driving/TL7 (Motorcycle) DX/A - DX-1 12 [1]
Electronics Operation/TL7 (Surveillance) IQ/A - IQ-1 13 [1]
Fast-Talk IQ/A - IQ+1 15 [1]
includes: +2 from 'Talker'
First Aid/TL7 (Human) IQ/E - IQ+0 14 [1]
Forensics/TL7 IQ/H - IQ-2 12 [1]
Guns/TL7 (Pistol) DX/E - DX+2 15 [4]
Guns/TL7 (Shotgun) DX/E - DX+1 14 [1]
Holdout IQ/A - IQ+0 14 [2]
Interrogation IQ/A - IQ+0 14 [2]
Law (New York Criminal law and procedure) IQ/H - IQ-2 12 [1]
Lockpicking/TL7 IQ/A - IQ+0 14 [2]
Mathematics/TL7 (Applied) IQ/H - IQ-2 12 [1]
Observation Per/A - Per-1 13 [1]
Physics/TL7 (Multi-verse) IQ/VH - IQ-1 13 [4]
Professional Skill (Police Officer) IQ/A - IQ+1 15 [4]
(Base forensics, how to cover crime scene, arrest procedure and so on (similar to soldier skill?))
Research/TL7 IQ/A - IQ-1 13 [1]
Savoir-Faire (Police) IQ/E - IQ+2 16 [1]
includes: +2 from 'Talker'
Shadowing IQ/A - IQ+0 14 [2]
Shortsword DX/A - DX-1 12 [1]
Stealth DX/A - DX-1 12 [1]
Streetwise IQ/A - IQ+0 14 [2]
Swimming HT/E - HT+0 12 [1]
Wrestling DX/A - DX+1 14 [4]

Stats [165] Ads [47] Disads [-47] Quirks [-3] Skills [55] = Total [220]

Hand Weapons
1 Expandable Baton LC:3 $60 Wgt:2
Dam:1d+1 cr Reach:1 Parry:10 ST:6 Skill:Shortsword

1 Small Knife LC:4 $30 Wgt:.5
swing Dam:1d-1 cut Reach:C,1 Parry:7 ST:5 Skill:Sword!, Knife, DX-4, Force Sword-3, Main-Gauche-3, Shortsword-3
thrust Dam:1d-1 imp Reach:C Parry:7 ST:5 Skill:Sword!, Knife, DX-4, Force Sword-3, Main-Gauche-3, Shortsword-3 Notes:[1]

1 Straight Razor LC:4 $30 Wgt:.1
Dam:1d-3 cut Reach:C Parry:No ST:4 Skill:Sword!, Knife, DX-4, Force Sword-3, Main-Gauche-3, Shortsword-3

1 Tactical Flashlight LC:4 $100 Wgt:1
swing Dam:1d+1 cr Reach:1 Parry:10 ST:6 Skill:Sword!, Shortsword, DX-5, Broadsword-2, Force Sword-4, Jitte/Sai-3, Knife-4, Saber-4, Smallsword-4, Tonfa-3
thrust Dam:1d-1 cr Reach:1 Parry:10 ST:6 Skill:Sword!, Shortsword, DX-5, Broadsword-2, Force Sword-4, Jitte/Sai-3, Knife-4, Saber-4, Smallsword-4, Tonfa-3

Ranged Weapons
1 H&K P7M13 9x19 LC:3 Dam:2d+2 pi Acc:2 Range:160 / 1850
RoF:3 Shots:13+1 ST:9 Bulk:-2 Rcl:2 $800 Wgt:2.5

1 S&W Model 19-5" .357 Magnum LC:3|3 $600 Wgt:3
Primary Dam:3d pi Acc:2 Range:190 / 2100
RoF:3 Shots:6(2i) ST:10 Bulk:-2 Rcl:3 Notes:[1]
Hollow-Point Dam:3d (.5) pi+ Acc:2 Range:190 / 2100
RoF:3 Shots:6(2i) ST:10 Bulk:-2 Rcl:3 Notes:[1]

1 Small Knife LC:4 Dam:1d-1 imp Acc:0 Range:5.5 / 11
RoF:1 Shots:T(1) ST:5 Bulk:-1 Rcl: $30 Wgt:.5

Armor & Possessions
3 .357M Ammunition (3 speedloaders HP) $12.6 Wgt:.63 Location: On Belt R.

3 .357M Ammunition (3 speeloader Semi Wadcutters) $12.6 Wgt:.63 Location: On belt L.

1 Backpack, Small (Sport pack, nylon with a generic sport emblem on it´s back) $60 Wgt:3 Location: Back

1 Binoculars $400 Wgt:2 Location: In Pack
1 Boots, Steel-Toed $100 Wgt:4 Location:feet
2 Canteen $20 Wgt:2 Location: In Pack or on shoulder if traveling far
1 First Aid Kit $50 Wgt:2 Location: Pack small compartment
1 Flashlight, Mini $10 Wgt:.25 Location: In belt or jacket
4 H&K P7M13, 9mm Ammo(FMJ) $48 Wgt:2.4 Location: Shoulder holster Ammo pouch
1 Handcuffs $40 Wgt:.5 Location: Revlover Belt
1 Holster, Belt (His old service belt for his 357 Magnum) $25 Wgt:.5 Location: Either Pack or carried around his pelvis if open carry allowed
1 Holster, Shoulder (For the P7M13) $50 Wgt:1 Location: Shoulder or Pack
1 Leather Jacket $50 Wgt:4 Location:arms, torso
1 Lockpicks Fine +1 Skill $250 Wgt:0 Location: Leather case in Pack or inside jacket
1 Mini-Recorder, Digital $30 Wgt:.5 Location: Pocket
1 Ordinary Clothes $200 Wgt:2 Location: Dressed
1 Personal Basics $5 Wgt:1 Location: Pack
1 Sleeping Bag, Insulated $100 Wgt:15 Location: Strapped on pack
10 Traveler's Rations $20 Wgt:5 Location: In cases in Pack
2 Water (per quart) $0 Wgt:4 Location: In Canteens

Background to follow soon.
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Old 11-29-2010, 07:01 PM   #52
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Charles Aaron Greenberg – Detective Ret. Currently Free Agent with the P.I. Company aka Company.

Family

Father Aaron Greenberg, Colonel deceased. Mother, Jean Marie Lechart-Greenberg deceased.

His father and his brother Matthias were born in Germany in the 30´s, they moved to New York along with their parents in 1934. Both joined the US Army Air Corp during WW II. Matthias was shoot down in late ´43 over Hanover, his B-17 blew apart in air, no survivors.
Aaron was a pilot and after D-Day his P-47 was shoot badly, he managed to return but badly wounded. He met Jean Marie as she nursed him back to his health in a small field hospital outside Nice. They were married 10 days before V-Day Europe, Charles was born 7 months later. They moved to New York in 1946, his brother Matthias was born in ´47 and Marie his stillborn sister in ´50. Aaron Joined the US Air Force late 1947 and would reach the rank of a Colonel in 1964, he died in 1966 in Germany, motor accident. Marie died of cancer in 1961.

The family lived in Germany, Arizona, New York again Germany and for few weeks in South Korea always on a Air Force base.

Matthias and Charles haven’t spoken in 4 years (in 1974) after Matthias moved to Hollywood in 1966 were he ended in adult films and after heavy usage of heroin for the past 5 years Charles is not really intrested.

Charles

Charles grew up on bases all around the world, his grandparents raised him for the first 6 years of his life, they spoke mostly German. In 1955-56 he stayed with his mothers sister in Nice. Their parent had died during the war. In 1964 Charles joined the US Air Force, he served in Germany for 2 years and after his fathers accident he was transferred to Pentagon were he served for just over a year with the Pentagon Air Force Liaison department. During his first 20 months he was attached to the Air Force Security division at Rammstein, he was first a records keeper and later a assistant investigator. There he caught the detective bug.

After the Air Force he joined the New York Police Academy, in 1967 he joined the NYPD. IN 1970 became a detective with a Major Crime Unit and he would serve with them the reminder of his career.

He met Julia in 1968, they were married less than 5 months later. She was 14 weeks pregnant with their first child in 1971 when she was killed by a drunk driver. After that he only had his job.

It was in late ´73 that the “Brain Trust Disappears” case was all over the news, all over New York renowned scientists and scholars were disappearing at a alarming rate, almost 3-4 each month. First one was Doctor Eli Sloan, renowned nuclear Physicist that disappeared on Halloween. At the end of the year more than 14 had disappeared without a trace, the city was in a lock down. NYPD, FBI, CIA and most of US government Agencies were one way or another involved. Also it did not help that China was rearming North Korea and the USSR were threatening Iran and Iraq with a invasion if they did not lift their oil embargo.

2nd of January Charles was assigned along with his partner to provide a little known scientist around the clock protection. The scientist was considered to be little bit crazy, he had been theorizing about time travels, jumps between parallel worlds and other similar theories but he was considered to be in danger so on the night of the 13th of January 1974 Charles sat in a car outside his apartment block. Just after 2 AM Charles noticed 2 men wearing black suits with 2 small suitcase enter the side alleyway. Charles partner went to see what they were up to while Charles attempted to radioed in for backup. But the radio did not work and neither the hand held so Charles ran after his partner into the alley. He was not 5 feet into the alley when he tripped over his partner, he was stunned with a light electrical would on his chest and his shirt burned away. Charles checked if his partner was alright, after confirming that he moved into the alley, slowly with his sidearm drawn. When he came to the back of the building he saw the 2 men in the suits talking to the scientist, he was dressed for travel and holding 2 large travel suitcases. Before Charles could react or call out one of the dark suited gents made a quick hand movement and in front off them appeared a large black “doorway”. The scientist stepped in and the other 2 followed. Charles was less than 12 feet away, just before the last man could step into the “doorway” he sprinted, off planning to jump the last man from behind. But just has he jumped he was pulled into the doorway and all went black.

This was 6 years ago. Charles had stepped into something big. The men in the black suits were a members of a private investigation company that operated around the Multi-verse. They had been hired by a unknown party to enter Earth-184 and save/rescue/extract over 800 scientists, artists and other important people. Most of them not very known but talented. Earth-184 had been selected because it was heading into a apocalyptic direction, witch was true, less than 2 weeks after Charles went through USSR invaded Iraq and Iran, US responded by supporting Iran and Iraq, North Korea jumped at the change to reunite with the South while the US was busy in the middle east and Europe. Before they could say World War Three it was on. 8 days after the US and USSR troops exchanged fire in Iran the first nuke went off in the North Atlantic were the USSR sunk a Carrier, 13th day of the war it went full nuclear. Today (6 years later) the world is starting to recover, the nuclear winter has begun to settle down and the unknown party that hired the PI firm has reestablished contact with Earth-184 and is planning to help to rebuild it with the assistance from those that they rescued. Apparently they had spent the last 3 years prior to WWIII rescuing art, literature, films and other valuable items from destruction.

Charles was offered a job with the PI Company. He accepted. For the first 6 months he spent training, mentally and physically for his new job, and other 18 months as a junior field agent. For the past 4 years he has operated as a field agent for the PI Company, mostly in basic surveillance, investigation and light protection duties. He has just finished a easy assignment for a regular client, transporting a small package from a Blind Earth (nick used by the Company about worlds were Multi-verse travel is either unknown or very well hidden secret) to his current location.

Now he has dropped it off, got payed and his planning to either take few days off or do some private work. He may even try to find a way to reach Earth-184. (The Company does not allow him to travel there, claiming that it is his Prime and he is not ready for it).
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Old 12-01-2010, 02:09 AM   #53
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I'd be very interested if you do start a second thread.
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As am I, currently working a character idea.
Though my preference is to join the current group I would not object to a new group.
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I would also be interested if you start a second thread
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I've added a new character to the plot because an existing player was having to drop out (I will admit now that I'm handling the dropping such that the character could return at a later date). The offer of a position was sent to those who have previously taken an interest in Worlds of Fire but had not managed to join in the first round.

A second thread may (will?) be opened once the plot reaches a suitable point. I've got that point planned in already. Basically once the plot moves on to the Western Harbour and some explanations come in of the bigger picture the second thread will be launched based on that understanding. That will happen once Chu'dam is dealt with though.
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Looking forward to it, Totem :-) I presume you'd rather not be inundated with character submissions until you're close to that point?
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Looking forward to it, Totem :-) I presume you'd rather not be inundated with character submissions until you're close to that point?
I am willing to discuss character concepts, either in the OOC thread or by PM. I will not promise rapid responses. Closer to the time I will post a revised character requirement list (basically the options for how your character gets involved are expanded or altered slightly at that point).

I am not interested in full character backstories, character sheets or anything similar until further notice.
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Bumping the thread because I don't want to lose it (or anyone else to lose it for that matter).
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(This game dead?)
I hope not, though it does seem to be going a bit slowly. Character points and general ability resets are at the end of the next encounter, whatever that turns out to be.

I'm reviewing further plans for Worlds of Fire (plus other ideas that I have) to form a more definite series of encounters; the free-form style and chances for dialogue seem to be making things a bit more jerky in terms of flow (clearly an aspect of RPGing that is best suited to the tabletop, despite my hopes).
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