Roleplaying Characters I Can Remember
I have had dozens of characters over the years. (Note: We are talking pen and paper roleplaying games.) These are the ones I can remember in any sort of detail.
NAME: Woz. Elf. Decker (hacker). Seattle. Self-assured to the point of being cocky/annoying. LAST SEEN: Assassinated by corporate sniper while in argument outside a bar. (Shadowrun)
NAME: P.C.. Dwarf. Street samurai. Seattle. Eco-terrorist. Favored weapon: linked gyro mounted mini-gun. LAST SEEN: Retired from the life after his best friend had a mental breakdown. (Shadowrun)
NAME: Suicide Jack. Human. Hyper-wired assassin. Chicago (I think). Sociopath. Favorited weapon: a monofilament, which she used extremely recklessly. LAST SEEN: Shot by teammate in the middle of renegotiations with fixer after a job went horribly wrong. (Cyberpunk 2020)
NAME: Christopher Scott. Human. Amherst, MA/Some fantasy realm whose name escapes me. LAST SEEN: Can’t remember exact, but I believe he had just burned down a village using the dark magics that were slowly turning is skin into obsidian. (Homebrew D&D)
NAME: Christopher Scott. Vampire. Toreador Sabat. Minneapolis. Batshit crazy and adjusted poorly to the unlife. LAST SEEN: I forget but pretty sure it was a quick ignoble death. Later reconned into A particularly nasty experiment by a Tremer vampire by the name Prentice Mavrades. (World of Darkness)
NAME: Christopher Scott. Human. Mage of the Order Hermes. New York City. Got reputation for hanging with all the wrong “people”: Garou (werewolves), Fae, a spirit born of a dream of Dream birthed inside a dream with in the dreaming, a Nefandi he tried to redeem. Spent unspecified time in a Time Paradox Realm after freezing and reversing a nuclear explosion microseconds after going off in downtown Manhattan in front of a few hundred Sleepers. SPOUSE: Fiona of the Verbenna (deceased). DAUGHTER: Winifred (estranged). LAST SEEN: Pestering the Council of Nine to get their shit together. (World of Darkness)
NAME: Anruth a Awen aka Moss. Werewolf, Lupus (born of wolf parents), Silent Strider, Galliard (gibbous moon). New York. Storyteller and follower of Silvertongue of the Glasswalkers (later White Howlers). LAST SEEN: Sacrificed himself during battle to resurrect lost caern of the White Howlers on some obscure island off the coast of Scotland. (World of Darkness)
NAME: Ichabod Torque. Human. Inventor. Deadwood. LAST SEEN: Can’t remember. Only list it hear because I still love the name. (Deadlands)
NAME: Cassandra Kinkaid aka Cassacde. Human. Barnstormer/Stunt pilot/Adventurer/Explorer. New England. Really hated zombies. LAST SEEN: Barely getting out of some Cthulhu-shit. (Homebrew D20, I think)
NAME: Johnny 5. Robot. Self-aware. LAST SEEN: Swapped bodies with Bubbles the Chimp after Vicki Smith-Lawson attempted to use a voodoo ritual to put her “soul” into the body of Tia Russell, niece of Uncle Buck Russell. (Same ritual used by Charles Lee ray to place his soul into a “Good Guy” doll). (League of Awesome Adventurers… I think that’s it’s name. Ask Kirk.)
P.S. - I miss gaming.