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 Post subject: [PnP] Odyssey - Talk
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 12:57 am 
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Story:

The Wilderness is a famed place. Between the two most bustling and reknowned merchant cities in the world, Toha and Ira, the Wilderness covers miles upon miles of land. An aboveground labyrinth, it is beautiful yet also warped and distorted- one could travel this land and step in an instant from arid deserts to lush jungles, from white snowfields to open plains. Rocky islands float in the clear sky, rivers rushing off from sources unknown into shimmering lakes below. Tall trees seem to reach above the clouds themselves and deep craters reveal a seemingly endless abyss below. Many ideas of its creation have arisen, some scientific, some magical and some divine, but ultimately its origin is a mystery.

Host to hundreds, maybe thousands of creatures and monsters both known and unknown, few have survived the wilderness, fewer have crossed it, and none have conquered it. Even though it is the shortest known path between Toha and Ira, providing it an important position in the world of commerce, to this day it has never been mapped, nor has even a route across it. Explorers come in spades to Toha and Ira, armed to the teeth and prepared to accomplish that goal, seeking fame, fortune and glory.

You are one such explorer. Starting in the town of Toha, you and a group of adventurers, perhaps longtime friends or only newly formed comrades, have pooled your funds, arms, and strength towards that common goal - to triumph over the lands that have claimed so many before you and to make a name for yourselves.

Rules:

Roleplaying
1. Each player may only have one character. Your characters can act independently from each other if you wish to. Please only join if you fully intend to be active (that means, post more than like once every two days).

2. The story requires your character be humanoid (meaning elves, dwarves and the like are alright but no undead). You are free to choose or make up any class concept you like, however.

3. Please try to contribute to the story when playing; this is an RPG, after all. Make your character act logically. Make it interesting. Make it have an own personality, its own reasons to fight and its own story. You are even welcome to have bonds between your characters, like being a brother/sister of someone else (even though no-one ever does that...). You don't need to type up a whole novel each time you post, especially in battles, but just make sure to make your character interesting, so that both you and the other players will be able to like your character (or at least love to hate it).

4. Please write anything your character says in "". I also recommend giving your character a personal talking color; note that you can get any color you desire by specifying a hex value instead of an actual color. #E5B530, for example (the format is #RRGGBB), should give a yellowish/golden color to your text.

5. Since you will be having quite some code in each of your posts, I recommend copying that code by clicking "quote" at your last own post. Just remember to update any changed values and remove the quote-tags afterwards.

6. If you want to say anything out of character in the game thread, use olive as a color please. If all you want to do is to say something out of character, please do it in this thread, not in the game thread.

7. Whenever I post I'll add a status table that indicates the most important stats of your characters, like the current HP of each character and enemy (if there are any). The order of the party members also shows in which order they'll act in battle. The time of day, number of days travelled, weather, gold, rations, shared supplies, and other things of importance are also shown.

8. When you're done talking and want me to move the game forward, make sure to post a clear action on what you're doing next (having your character say that he thinks about doing XYZ and having him actually do XYZ are two completely different things), or else it's possible that I don't recognize it as an actual action and nothing happens.

Character Stats
9. Every character's main stats are HP (Health Points), XP (Experience Points) and AP (Ability Points). I think most people here should be familiar with what HP and XP do. XP are gained for pretty much everything you do, such as helping other people, disarming a trap, picking a door's lock, defeating a monster, etc. AP, on the other hand, are used to learn new skills and abilities that your character can use.

10. Advancing to the next level always takes 100 XP. After a level up your XP are reset to 0, though any leftover XP will be kept (e. g. reaching 108 XP would leave you with 8 XP after the level up). Gaining a level will grant you 30 additional AP and allow you to distribute 1 point on your main stats.

11. Players may define the abilities they learn themselves, but I decide how many AP they actually cost to learn.

12. You may carry 7 items in your inventory. Smaller objects generally stack. You can increase carrying capacity by purchasing better armor or containers such as bags, quivers, scabbards, etc. You start without any items, barring the clothes you wear.

15. Each (player) character has the following stats, called "main stats":
Mettle represents strength, skill-at-arms, and weapons training. Every positive point of Mettle increases your Attack by 1 and the damage of your physical attacks by 1.

Negative points do not give a damage penalty, but each negative point still gives a -1 Atk penalty.

Finesse represent dexterity, timing and preciceness. Every positive point of Finesse increases your Attack by 1 and your AC by 1.

Agility represents speed and reflexes. In combat, every point of Agility increases AC by 1. Agility is also commonly used to dodge spells.

Fortitude represents your hardiness, constitution, and resistance to pain and illnesses. Fortitude affects your ability to resist tackles, poisons, diseases, and harsh physical conditions in general. Base HP and HP gains upon a level up are higher with higher Fortitude.

Spirit represents your magical skill and ability to learn and consistently cast spells. The number of spells that can be cast before resting are equal to the number of spells that can be learned, which is equal to the player's Spirit plus three.

Willpower represents conviction, faith, and sheer inner force. Willpower contributes to the damage of your spells, and helps you resist mental effects, spells of a mind-affecting nature, and torture.

Perception represents how honed your senses are, how likely you are to notice small details that others may miss, how likely you are to detect hidden enemies, traps, secrets, and so forth.

16. Distribute your starting stats wisely. You start out with 150 AP to define your abilities.
Your stats can be anything from -3 to +(3+Lvl/2), but the starting total of them all added together must not exceed +5. You will gain 30 AP and one point to spend on any of your main stats every time you level up.

Abilities are bought with AP. They are the equivalent of D&D feats, and Abilities and skills in our old system.
They fall into three categories:

Passive abilities are abilities whose effect is permanent from the moment they are acquired.
Examples:
Weapon Mastery: +1 Attack and Damage when wielding my weapon of choice in combat (one handed sword, polearm, bow, etc).
Stealthy: +2 on stealth checks.
Combat Premonition: I can see small details from the very near future. If I am hit by a sneak attack or an ambush maneuver, I can reroll my check again to see if they actually hit.

Active abilities are abilities that must be activated. The can be fancy attack maneuvers, unique actions, reaction abilities, etc. Active abilities have
a limit of how many times they can be used before resting. More uses means a steeper AP cost.
Examples:
Rain of Steel [1/1]: Allows me to simultaneously throw as many ranged thrown weapons as my Finesse modifier, in a single action.
Leap Attack [1/1]: Allows me to attack a target even if their formation does not normally permit it.
Defensive Roll [1/1]: When a hit would normally take me below 0 HP, I reduce the damage in half, remaining with no less than 1 HP.

Sustained abilities are modes that can be turned on and off and offer some kind of bonus in exchange for a malus. You can only turn sustained abilities on/off at the beginning of your own turn, but they are otherwise unlimited.
Examples:
Combat Expertise: Converts my Mettle modifier into a Finesse modifier.
Quickened Spell: Casting a spell is considered a minor action in this mode, but my hastened movements and the tremendous concentration they require make me an easier target, reducing my Agility, Fortitude and Willpower by 2 each.
Daggerdance: Whenever I successfully dodge a melee attack, my AC is increased by 1 for the remainder of this encounter. This bonus is cumulative. Being hit in melee resets the bonus, deals double damage, and ends this sustained ability prematurely.

Spellcasting: In order to cast spells, your character needs to learn them, adding them to their spellbook. You can learn spells from scrolls and books you come across in your adventures, and NPCs can teach you spells as well. The number of spells you can memorize is equal to your Spirit modifier+3, which is also the number of spells you may cast before resting. You can learn abilities to increase the number of spells you can memorize or cast above what your spirit allows, if you wish. Once your spellbook is full, you will have to forget an existing spell if you'd like to learn a new one. Unlike in our old PnPs, you cannot define your own spells (balance ahoy).

This effectively makes spell-casting accessible to anyone with more than the minimum spirit. A warrior can dabble and learn one or two spells to help turn the tide of battle.

You can personalize your spells via abilities, for example:
Cold Ember (Sustained ability): All fire spells that I cast in this mode deal cold damage instead.
Augment Healing (Passive): Healing spells cast by me are 20% more effective.
Extend Spell [1/1]: Doubles the duration of a duration spell that I cast.

There are multiple ways to restore active ability uses, HP and spell uses. The first is an extended rest, which usually takes around 8 hours and fully replenishes HP, active ability uses and spell uses. The second is a short rest, which is automatically done after any encounter not immediately followed by another and restores active skill uses and spell uses but not HP. The third is through the use of consumable items which may restore one or more of the above.

Combat
17. Rolling a natural 20 on any attack (meaning no modifiers) causes the attack to be a critical hit, normally dealing double damage. Certain abilities and weapons may affect the chance or damage of a critical hit.

18. If a character's HP drop to 0, he/she faints. Unconscious characters can't act anymore until the battle is over, at which point they regain consciousness (but remain at 0 HP, unable to fight). Your characters cannot die in combat unless the whole party is defeated.

19. In combat, you may do one attack (major action) and one minor action or just two minor actions per turn. Anything that is not just talking counts as a minor action (e.g. using an item from your inventory, changing your row, etc.). After having done your actions, wait for my next post, unless all you want to do is to make your character say something.

20. You can choose between two possible positions for battles - front or cover. The front can be attacked by anything, but can also attack with anything itself. Covered characters can only be hit by ranged attacks, certain skills/spells and attacks that hit multiple characters - however, this only applies if there is at least one character standing at the front. If no-one at the front is left, melee attacks will be able to hit covered characters as well, so beware. Also note that if you're attacked from behind, your front and cover will be reversed.

21. If it looks like you're about to lose a battle, you might want to try to escape instead of waiting until you're defeated. Usually, if you try to escape and there aren't any obstacles in your way, you will succeed. However, if you escape, any party members not capable of moving (e. g. because of being unconscious) will be left behind (carrying them would slow you down too much). Usually, this means that they'll be captured. If you're unlucky, it might also mean their death, however.

22. Be creative. There are many ways to defeat your enemies, and not all of them necessarily involve defeating them yourself or even reducing their HP to 0 at all.

23. In a battle, whenever a turn passes in which a player hasn't posted (and the other players haven't chosen what that character should do either), his character will simply attack the first enemy on the list with a simple normal attack if he can hit an enemy from where he's standing. If you don't want that to happen, simply add a "Script" tag in your charater's profile (in the spoiler) that tells me what your character should do in which situation. This can be as detailed as you want; if you want, you can even make a whole universal strategy to be used when you're absent, and I will make your character act accordingly to it (unless something happens which isn't covered in your script, in which case your character will resort to doing either normal attacks or nothing).

24. If you don't want to wait for the other players to post in a battle (for example if it just drags on and seemingly takes forever), you can just post a bolded End Turn in the game thread. You can then also give orders to the characters that haven't posted yet, if you want to, kind of like in an actual RPG game. Any characters that do not receive orders and have not posted yet at that point will resort to their script. If you ever actually want a character to do nothing, state so.

25. I may automatically end the current turn in a battle if some players haven't posted their actions after around 24 hours.

A quick reference for deriving your secondary statistics:

Starting HP: Dependent on Fortitude as such :

-3 : 10
-2 : 12
-1 : 14
+0 : 15
+1 : 17
+2 : 19
+3 : 20

HP gain on level up : Dependent on Fortitude as such :

-3 : 1d4
-2 : 1d4
-1 : 1d4
+0 : 1d6
+1 : 1d6
+2 : 1d6
+3 : 1d8
+4 : 1d8
+5 : 1d8
+6 : 1d10
+7 : 1d10
+8 : 1d10
+9 : 1d12

Dmg: Weapon damage + Mettle
Hit: Mettle + Finesse + Weapon Hit Bonus
Armor Class: 10 + Finesse + Agility
Spell Pool (number of times you may cast a spell before resting): Spi+3

Señor Example, Lv1 [00] Demonstrator [Front]
19/19 HP
5/5 SP
3-9 Dmg | +2 Hit | +3 AC
Weapon: Example Sword [1d6 Dmg]
Armor: Example suspicious trench coat in the middle of summer [1 AC]
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Inventory...[ 3/7 ]
- Item [Effect]
- Item [Effect]
- Item [Effect]

Spellbook...[ 02/05 ]
- Magic Rocket: Ride it baby!
- Lukewarm Hands: Can be either pleasant or awkward, depending on the context....

Active Abilities
    Example [3/3]: Provides an example of an active ability your character can learn when used.

Sustained Abilities
    Example: Sometimes provides an example of a sustained ability your character can learn.

Passive Abilities
    Example: Always provides an example of a passive ability your character can learn.

Attributes:
Mettle: +2
Finesse: +0
Agility: +2
Fortitude: +2
Spirit: +2
Willpower: -3
Perception: +0

Miscellanea:
Ability Points: 150
Hit Die: 1d6

Scripts:
- nil.

Description: Describe your characters appearance and background here.


why thank you Cimeries for doing all the formatting for me and letting me steal and butcher your ruleset I really appreciate it

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 Post subject: Re: [PnP] Odyssey - Talk
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:10 am 
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Oh, something like this actually happened!

I'll be watching. :cookie:


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 Post subject: Re: [PnP] Odyssey - Talk
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:26 am 
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Shade wrote:
Oh, something like this actually happened!

I'll be watching. :cookie:

Good to know that you'll be watching the ruleset in order to make a character so that you can play.

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 Post subject: Re: [PnP] Odyssey - Talk
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:47 am 
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Ditto wrote:
Shade wrote:
Oh, something like this actually happened!

I'll be watching. :cookie:

Good to know that you'll be watching the ruleset in order to make a character so that you can play.


Glad I'm not the only one who interpreted that correctly.

Edit: I just made myself laugh across time by reading the example sheet. I'm obviously in, I'll get a character ready soon.

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 Post subject: Re: [PnP] Odyssey - Talk
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 3:17 am 
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Gauss, Lv1 [00] [Front]
17/17 HP
3/3 SP
?-? Dmg | +? Hit | +? AC
Weapon: Heavy Hunting Knife [2-6 Dmg]
Armor: Leather Armor [4 AC]
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Inventory...[ 02/07 ]
- [10/10] Throwing Knives [2-3 dmg]
- [5/5] Healing Flasks [Restores 5 HP]

Spellbook...[ 00/00 ]
- Mage's Armor: Absorb x amount of HP damage before vanishing.
- Burst of Speed: Temporarily increases movement speed - allows escaping/chasing, and ignoring formation penalties.

Abilities

    Guile [ Passive ] [ ?? AP ]
    Attacks made against unaware targets are considered backstabs - dealing x1.5 damage, +x0.1 per point of Perception.

    Bloodthirst [ Passive ] [ ?? AP ]
    Backstabs restore [Mettlex2] of Gauss' HP.

    Last Stand [ Reactive ] [ ?? AP ]
    When Gauss' HP are reduced to 0, he will stay in combat for one more turn before falling unconscious.
    He may not benefit from healing items, and may still take additional damage at this time, going into the negatives - if his HP is still below 0 by the end of his turn, he falls unconscious as usual.
    During last stand all of Gauss' attacks become backstabs and the Bloodthirst ability nets three times as much healing, and Witch Hunter drains ALL of the victim's SP. Last Stand may only be triggered once per encounter.


    Combat Awareness [ Passive ] [ ?? AP ]
    Gauss adds his Perception score to his AC.

    Knife Mastery [ Passive ] [ ?? AP ]
    Gauss gains +1 damage and hit with all knives, daggers, and small blades. Throwing knives are included.

    Witch Hunter [ Passive ] [ ?? AP ]
    Backstabs or killing blows against spell-casting opponents drain up to [Mettle] SP from them. Gauss's SP is restored by the amount that was drained.

    Geyser Strike [ Active ][ 1 / 1 ] [ ?? AP ]
    This attack deals maximized damage and causes the victim to bleed for 10% of the initial damage every turn, for [level] turns.
    If the attack was a backstab, the duration of the bleeding is halved, but the victim bleeds for 40% of the initial damage per turn instead of 10%.

Attributes:
Mettle: +1
Finesse: +0
Agility: +1
Fortitude: +1
Spirit: +0
Willpower: +0
Perception: +2

Miscellanea:
Ability Points: 150
Hit Die: 1d6

Scripts:
- Collect throwing knives after combat is done.

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Here's what I have so far. AP and spells please.

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I'm not in and this post is a lie. Will not try to write a character this weekend.

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Leather Armor is 3 AC.
Heavy Hunting Knife is 1d6, also add the note "may be used to collect hides and meat from dead animals".
Throwing Knives are 1d4.
Healing Flasks are Red Potions and restore 60% of the user's HP.

This leaves you with +1 Hit, 14 AC (16 with Combat Awareness) and 1d6+1 damage.

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Mage's Armor grants 2d6+[2Wil] HP before vanishing.
Burst of Speed lasts [3+Wil/2] turns.

Feel free to take one more spell if you like. +0 Spirit gives you three spell slots.

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Guile : 20 AP
Bloodthirst : 30 AP
Combat Awareness: 30 AP
Last Stand : 60 AP
Knife Mastery : 20 AP
Witch Hunter : 45 AP
Geyser Strike : 30 AP

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Gauss, Lv1 [00] [Front]
17/17 HP
3/3 SP
1d6+2 Dmg | +2 Hit | +16 AC
Weapon: Heavy Hunting Knife [1d6 Dmg, Poaching]
Armor: Leather Armor [3 AC]
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Inventory...[ 02/07 ]
- [10/10] Throwing Knives [1d4 dmg]
- Red Potion [Restores 60% of max HP]

Spellbook...[ 02/03 ]
- Mage's Armor: The caster is adorned with ethereal armor pieces made of pure energy. The mage's armor absorbs 2d6+[2Wil] HP damage before vanishing. [Current: 2d6]
- Burst of Speed: The caster moves with supernatural speed for [3+Wil/2] turns, improving their ability to escape or pursue enemies, traverse distances, or attack enemies in the cover row. [Current: 3 turns]
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Abilities

    Guile [ Passive ] [ 20 AP ]
    Attacks made against unaware targets are considered backstabs - dealing x1.5 damage, +x0.1 per point of Perception. [Current: x1.7 backstab modifier]

    Combat Awareness [ Passive ] [ 30 AP ]
    Gauss adds his Perception score to his AC. [Current: +2 AC]

    Knife Mastery [ Passive ] [ 20 AP ]
    Gauss gains +1 damage and hit with all knives, daggers, and small blades. Throwing knives are included.

    Geyser Strike [ Active ][ 2 / 2 ] [ 60 AP ]
    Gauss buries his weapon deep in a major artery and twists it - causing a nasty wound that bleeds heavily.
    This attack deals maximized damage and causes the victim to bleed for 10% of the initial damage every turn, for [level] turns.
    If the attack was a backstab, the duration of the bleeding is halved, but the victim bleeds for 40% of the initial damage per turn instead of 10%.
    [Current: Bleed for 10% for 1 turn, 40% for 1 turn on backstabs. ]

    Witch Hunter [ Passive ] [ 45 AP ]
    Backstabs or killing blows against spell-casting opponents drain up to [Mettle] SP from them. Gauss's SP is restored by the amount that was drained.

Attributes:
Mettle: +1
Finesse: +0
Agility: +1
Fortitude: +1
Spirit: +0
Willpower: +0
Perception: +2

Miscellanea:
Ability Points: 130/150
Hit Die: 1d6

Scripts:
- Collect throwing knives after combat is done.

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I'll take Guile, Combat Awareness, Knife Mastery and two uses of Geyser Strike then.

Third spell: Blindness: temporarily blinds an enemy so that I can stab them :)

Now I need to come up with a background...

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Blindness : Forces an enemy to do a Fort saving throw against d20+WIL. If failed, the target is blinded for [3+Wil/2] turns. Blinded targets roll a d10 instead of a d20 when attacking with and dodging physical attacks or projectile spells, and are counted as "unaware" targets for special abilities.

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Gauss, Lv1 [00] [Front]
17/17 HP
3/3 SP
1d6+2 Dmg | +2 Hit | +16 AC
Weapon: Heavy Hunting Knife [1d6 Dmg, Poaching]
Armor: Leather Armor [3 AC]
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Inventory...[ 02/07 ]
- [10/10] Throwing Knives [1d4 dmg]
- Red Potion [Restores 60% of max HP]

Spellbook...[ 03/03 ]
- Mage's Armor: The caster is adorned with ethereal armor pieces made of pure energy. The mage's armor absorbs 2d6+[2Wil] HP damage before vanishing. [Current: 2d6]
- Burst of Speed: The caster moves with supernatural speed for [3+Wil/2] turns, improving their ability to escape or pursue enemies, traverse distances, or attack enemies in the cover row. [Current: 3 turns]
- Blindness: The caster attempts to cloud the vision of a single target. The victim must make a Fort saving throw against d20+WILL or become blind for [3+Wil/2]. Blinded enemies roll d10 for attacking and dodging and are unable to defend themselves from backstab attacks. [Current: DC: d20, 3 turns]

Abilities

    Guile [ Passive ] [ 20 AP ]
    Gauss can deliver devastating surprise attacks. Attacks made against unaware targets are considered backstabs - dealing x1.5 damage, +x0.1 per point of Perception. [Current: x1.7 backstab modifier]

    Combat Awareness [ Passive ] [ 30 AP ]
    Gauss can react to enemy attacks much quicker than most people. Gauss adds his Perception score to his AC. [Current: +2 AC]

    Knife Mastery [ Passive ] [ 20 AP ]
    Possessing exceptional skill with knife combat, Gauss gains +1 damage and hit with all knives, daggers, and small blades. Throwing knives are included.

    Geyser Strike [ Active ][ 2 / 2 ] [ 60 AP ]
    Gauss buries his weapon deep in a major artery and twists it - causing a nasty wound that bleeds heavily.
    This attack deals maximized damage and causes the victim to bleed for 10% of the initial damage every turn, for [level] turns.
    If the attack was a backstab, the duration of the bleeding is halved, but the victim bleeds for 40% of the initial damage per turn instead of 10%.
    [Current: Bleed for 10% for 1 turn, 40% for 1 turn on backstabs. ]

    Witch Hunter [ Passive ] [ 45 AP ]
    Backstabs or killing blows against spell-casting opponents drain up to [Mettle] SP from them. Gauss's SP is restored by the amount that was drained.

Attributes:
Mettle: +1
Finesse: +0
Agility: +1
Fortitude: +1
Spirit: +0
Willpower: +0
Perception: +2

Miscellanea:
Ability Points: 130/150
Hit Die: 1d6

Scripts:
After Combat:
  • Collect throwing knives
  • Skin animals/beasts

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Gauss was the youngest of two brothers, sons a shipwright and his wife. In his youth he was responsible for the death of his older brother, through an unfortunate accident, which led to his father casting him out.
Wandering alone one day in the wilderness, he was spotted by a group of slavers, who captured him. In the night of the same day, he managed to escape, but not before slaying the majority of the slaver group, in their sleep or by surprise, as he was cutting a path through their camp and back into the forests.
His actions were witnessed by a member of a guild of assassins, who offered to take him in, and provide work and a place to sleep. Having nothing else he could do, Gauss accepted and joined the assassin's guild, killing marks for the guild for several years, and earning a small fortune in the process.
Eventually, the guild began falling apart - internal power struggles led to a sort of "civil war" among members of the guild - Gauss avoided taking part in the struggle and left before the conflict escalated. In the aftermath of the struggle, only a handful of assassins remained alive in the guild, and it had lost all of its influence.
Gauss retired to the quiet life of a hunter, living in a small shack he had built near the frontier city of Toha, with whatever money he had left.
He would hunt the animals roaming outside the city and trade their pelts and meat with the townsfolk for other services that he needed.

Lately Gauss has been growing dissatisfied with his life, feeling that it lacks purpose. Rumors of the vast labyrinth awoke something new in him, a spark of adventurous spirit. Perhaps by conquering the labyrinth he could make a name for himself and leave some sort of legacy.


All background'd and stuff, yo.
My character's ready.

Also, this is useful if you need ideas:
http://www.multifoliate.com/quickiebackground.html

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Your ruleset is missing rules #13 and #14, by the way. :o


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...well Deliverance's ruleset is too so there. :oops:

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My ruleset was missing #13 and #14 for plot-related reasons... Yeah, let's go with that.

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Your rules contradict each other on spell slots and spell casting:
Spirit and Spell Pool say SP = Spell Pool = Spirit + 3
Spellcasting says SP = Spell Pool = Spirit
Señor Example says SP = Spirit + 3, Spell Pool = Spirit

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