The Scientist explores the unknown in the hope of finding answers to the questions of life and the universe. Her research often leads to dangerous experiments, where the fabric between our dimension and others is temporarily blown aside. In psychology, medicine, physics, chemistry, and various parasciences, these experiments often lead to terrible consequences. They might call her mad, but she knows this is because they refuse to see the Truth.
Choose your Scientist’s occupation from the list below, or invent
one of your choosing.
Doctor, Psychologist, Surgeon, Inventor, Engineer, Technician,
Choose 1 or more Dark Secrets. Suggestions:
◊◊Responsible for Medical Experiments
◊◊Returned from the Other Side
◊◊Victim of Medical Experiments
Choose 2 Disadvantages. Suggestions:
◊◊Experiment Gone Wrong
Choose 3 Advantages from the list below.
◊◊Battlefield Medicine (Reason)
◊◊Enhanced Awareness (Soul)
◊◊Implanted Messages (Soul)
◊◊Arcane Researcher (–)
Assign the modifiers +2, +1, and +0 to the three passive
attributes: Fortitude, Reflexes, and Willpower.
Assign the modifiers +3, +2, +1, +1, +0, −1, and −2 to the
seven active attributes: Charisma, Coolness, Intuition,
Perception, Reason, Soul, and Violence.
Select or come up with your own distinguishing features for your
Clothes: Suit, worn and dirty, casual, practical, coat and hat,
peculiar, lab coat, stained, neat, or durable clothes.
Face: Worn, square, scarred, bony, round and sweaty,
pronounced, exhausted, ravaged, or serious face.
Eyes: Calculating, dead, squinting, burning, mad, confused,
or commanding eyes.
Body: Frail, angular, stocky, overweight, emaciated,
skinny, slender, tall, hunched, or strange body.
Choose a name for your character, suitable to the locale in
which the campaign is set.
Everyone introduces their character by name, looks,
and personality. Take your turn. Write down the
other player characters’ names. Go around the
table again to establish your Relations.
If you know any of the other player characters
from before, choose one of these options to
establish the relationship between the two of
◊◊One of the characters received help from
you. They take +1 Relation with you.
◊◊One of the characters assisted you with
an experiment, which went terribly
◊◊One of the characters knows details of
◊◊One of the characters volunteered
for one of your experiments. Take +1
Relation with them.
◊◊One of the characters is involved in
Decide the nature of three additional Relations:
One neutral (0), one meaningful
(+1), and one vital (+2).