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Genesys SR PC Floggar Troll Bounty Hunter Assassin

Genesys RPG

Shadowrun – Floggar
Average Toll -Bounty Hunter – Assassin

Introduction

This is a conceptual post about my journey building a Shadowrun campaign using the Genesys rule systems and how I am planning on introducing it to my players.

This section I am building example characters that may or may not be used in the games ongoing.

Character Concept

Step 1 – Background

Criminal – Your on the run, using an assumed identity.

Step 2 – Race
Troll – Average (Gen 3+)

Version 2.0 (changes includes WT and ST, and how regeneration works)

  • XP 110 (spent 40 with 70 remaining)
  • Troll
    • Silhouette 2 (-5 xp) Wound Threshold +2, Encumbrance Threshold +2, Encumbrance Max x2
    • Regeneration (-15 xp) Regain an additional wound from natural rest, can regrow limbs in a month
  • Unbalanced (-30 xp) Brawn +2, Intellect -1, Presence -1
  • Body Disadvantage (+10 xp) Wound Threshold -2
  • Mind Disadvantage (+10 xp) Strain Threshold -2
  • General (0 xp) Choose a general skill – Athletics – Gain 1 Rank (choose one only)

Version 1.0

  • Attributes – 2 in everything except 1 in Presence and Intellect and 4 in Brawn, Wounds (16+Br), Strain (6+Will), XP (70)
  • Large – Silhouette 2 instead of 1, Encumbrance increase by 2
  • Starting Skills – one rank in Athletics.
  • Regeneration – At the end of a scene, a troll recovers as many wounds as it does strain.
Step 3 – Career & Specialisation
Career – Bounty Hunter
  • Career Skills – Brawl, Coercion, Discipline, Driving, Melee, Ranged – Heavy, Resilience, Streetwise
  • Optional Starting Gear
    • Bullpup carbine or a stun baton, 2 glop grenades and light body armour
    • Brass knuckles or 2 slap patches
    • 3 snap locks and a utility belt
    • 1d100 credits
  • Career Skills – Brawl, Coercion, Discipline, Driving, Melee, Ranged – Heavy, Resilience, Streetwise
SpecialisationAssassin (Combat)

Based on Star Wars Edge of the Empire – Bounty Hunter – Assassin p 59.

(A) Active Talent (P) Passive Talent (R) Ranked Talent

  • Specialisation Career Skills – Melee (Br), Ranged – Heavy (Ag), Skulduggery (Cun), Stealth (Ag)
Step 4 – Spend Experience
  • Starting Experience = 70 XP
  • Brawn from 4 to 5 = 50 XP (20 remaining)
  • 2nd Rank of Brawling = 10 XP (10 remaining)
  • 1st Rank of Resilience = 5 XP (5 remaining)
  • 1st Rank of Streetwise = 5 XP (none remaining)
Step 5 – Derived Features
  • Wound Threshold (16+Br) = 21
  • Strain Threshold (6+Will) = 8
  • Defence = 0
  • Soak Value = 5
  • Encumbrance Threshold = 12
  • Base Move = 15
  • Range Bands = Engaged 1/Short BM 15/Medium BMx2 30/Long BMx4 60/Extreme BMx8 120
Step 6 – Determine Motivation
Step 7 – Gear, Appearance and Personality
Step 8 – Duty, Morality and Obligation
Step 9 – Favours

Campaign Rewards

Completed Session 1 – 5 XP + Affiliation – Aztechnology +1 + 100cr

Completed Session 3 – 5 XP (10 total) + Affiliation – Aztechnology +5 + 300cr
-> Upgrade Talents (Lethal Blows (5 xp), Grit (5 xp))

Completed Session 4 – 5 XP (15 total) + Affiliation – Aztechnology +1 + 50cr

Completed Session 7 – 5 XP (20 total) + Affiliation – Knight Errant +5 + 470cr
-> Upgrade with Talents Dodge (5xp) and Stalker (5xp) Gained Assassin Tier 1

Completed Session 8 – 5 XP (25 total) + Affiliation – Redmond Gangs +1 + 100cr

Completed Session 9 – 5 XP (30 total) + Affiliation – Redmond Gangs +5

Completed Session 10 – 5 XP (35 total) + Affiliation – Aztechnology +5
-> Upgrade Brawl from 2 to 3 (15 xp)

Completed Session 11 – 5 XP (40 total) + Affiliation – Shadowrunners +4 +160kcr

Completed Session 12 – 5 XP (45 total)

Completed Example

Floggar the Criminal Assassin Tier 1

Br 5 (Brawl), Ag 2 (Agility), Int 1 (Intellect), Cun 2 (Cunning), Will 2 (Willpower), Pr 1 (Presence)

Soak 7WT 15 (Wound Threshold), ST 10 (Strain Threshold), Defence 0, Base Move 15,
Range Bands – Engaged 2/Short 15/Medium 30/Long 60/Extreme 120

Skills
General Skills – (Br) Athletics 1, (Ag) Driving 1, (Br) Resilience 1, (Cun) Skulduggery 1, (Cun) Streetwise 1
Social Skills
Combat Skills – (Br) Brawl 3, (Br) Melee 2, (Ag) Ranged – Heavy 1
Knowledge Skills

Abilities
Large – Silhouette 2 instead of 1, Encumbrance increase by 2, then doubled
Regeneration – When recovering during natural rest, gain an additional wound back. Can regrow limbs over a month.

Talents
Dodge (Active – Rank 1) When targeted by a combat check, pay perform a Dodge incidental to suffer a number of strain no greater than ranks of Dodge, then upgrade the difficulty by that number.
Grit (Passive – Rank 1) Increase Strain Threshold by 1 per rank.
Lethal Blows (Passive – Rank 1) When scoring a critical hit against an opponent, add +10 per rank to result.
Stalker (Passive – Rank 1) Add Blue (Boost) per rank of Stalker to all Stealth and Coordination checks.

Equipment (Encumbrance Threshold 9/28 (5+5+2+2 x2)
Stun Baton (Flog Stick, Enc 1), 2x Glop Grenades (Enc 1), Bass Knuckles (Flog Fist, Enc 1), Body Armour (+2 soak), 3 snap locks, Utility Belt (+2 Enc), Plasma Cutter (Flog bright, Enc 5)

Weapons
Flog Fist (Brawl, Dam 6, Crit 4, Range Engaged, Disorient 3)
Flog Stick (Melee, Dam 7, Crit 5, Range Engaged, Disorient 3, Stun Damage)
Glop Grenade (Ranged – Light, Dam 1, Crit 6, Range Short, Blast 1, Ensnare 4, Limited Ammo 1)
Plasma Cutter (Melee, Dam 12, Crit 3, Range Engaged, Burn 1, Prepare 1, Sunder, Unwieldy 2)

Notes
Race/Career/Specialisations – Average Troll/Bounty Hunter – Assassin
Career Skills – Brawl, Coercion, Discipline, Driving, Melee, Ranged – Heavy, Resilience, Skulduggery, Stealth, Streetwise
Level 1 Talents (4) Dodge (Assassin), Grit (Assassin), Lethal Blows (Assassin), Stalker (Assassin)
Experience – Total (115), Starting (70), Spent (35), Unspent (10)
Affiliation – Aztechnology (12), Knight Errant (5), Redmond Gangs (6), Shadowrunners (4)
Favours – Mr Floggar (Major)
Credits – 161,048cr

Content Updates

  • 2022-07-27 – Updated character after session 12.
  • 2022-07-18 – Updated character after session 11.
  • 2022-07-09 – Updated after session 10.
  • 2022-07-07 – Updated after session 9.
  • 2022-06-24 – Updated after session 7.
  • 2022-06-15 – Updated the character based on playtime.
  • 2022-06-01 – Created this page.
Genesys RPG

Building my own Shadowrun in Genesys:

Part 1 – Why choose Genesys
Part 2 – Setting, Races and Careers
Part 3 – Changes to History
Part 4 – Character Creation
Part 5 – Magic System
Part 6 – Hacker System
Part 7 – Player Races
Part 8 – Player Careers
Part 9 – Specialisations
Part 10 – Combat System
Part 11 – Social System
Part 12 – Vehicle System
Part 13 – Equipment System

References: Equipment, Vehicles

ExamplesBolt, Cuscus, Desrin Deadshot, Floggar, George, Rakash, Shadowstar, So-Cal Burns, Womp, Human Mage Arcanist

Shadowrun RPG

Game Management: Choosing a new Campaign, Creating a SR Campaign Skype, Tracking Experience

Locations: Seattle 2069, ShadowSea

Storyline: Seattle Elections 2069

Corporations: Ares, Aztechnology, Evo, Horizon, MCT, NeoNet, Renraku, Saeder-Krupp, Wuxing

References: Corporations, Personalities, Rewards, Timeline, Vehicles

Security: Automated DefencesBarriersCountering Matric ThreatsCountering Physical ThreatsDoorsHTRLandscapingSensors

Campaign 2

Gen 3 – 2050

Campaign 1

Gen 1 Street: The Setup, Year One – Origin Story, Year Two – Emergence

Gen 1 Runner: Year Three – Ghost Cartels, Year Four – Artefacts, Year Five – Horizon

Gen 2 Street: The Setup, Year Five – Horizon, Year Six – Dragons, Year Seven – Jet Set

Gen 2 Runner: Year Eight – Sprawl Wilds, Year Nine – Stolen Souls

Gen 3 Runner: The Setup, Year Nine – Stolen Souls, Year Ten – Lockdown

Gen3 Terrinoth:

Gen3 Prime: Year Ten – Lockdown, Year Elven – The End.

Library of Books

B5, d20 System, Pathfinder, SW

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By thedarkelf007

I am a long term gamer, I run 6 RPG's a fortnight, host board game, card game and LANs each about once a quarter and have an addiction to buying more games. Games I am currently running are Pathfinder (1st and 2nd Edition) and Dungeons and Dragons (5th Edition).

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