@ Vixen: Ai, I hate having to say it, but no. I myself do not dislike eastern stuff, but the setting is all about 'Europeans and North-Africans venturing down into sub-saharan Africa'. I want to stay true to that sentiment. Tieflings are fine, so are Damphirs.
I dont think Oni are in any way eastern in the PF setting, just a type of creature.
Baring Oni-spawn, are variants of the tiefling all banned?
No, tieflings are allowed, but they might suffer some social stigma. But that's all roleplay.
And I am quite giddy to find out how Lizardfolk are treated, as well as how he will react to that in turn.(don't tell me now, I don't want my mind pre-blown)
It's late, I have most of the character basics done. Will finish fleshing out gear sometime tomorrow. As well as touch up the rest. But it's enough for consideration after recruitment closes, I think.
Requesting feedback on the use of an oft used kinda cheesy trait: Adopted, in order to get the Halfling racial trait: Helpful.
Given halflings use as slave-labor in Cheliax it fits fluff-wise. The name and intent of it fits my character. And it's boost to my intended feat-tree of Combat Reflexes->Bodyguard fits all of it. Character, crunch, background.
The caveat is that I have him written as being the brainwashed foster-child/body-guard in training of a Human Cheliax noble. And I need DM adjudication to say if his situation fits "You were adopted and raised by someone not of your race, and raised in a society not your own." as a halfling. Seeing the halfling's in his household aren't the actual adopters. Then again, technically neither is the noble seeing it's not adoption but kidnapping followed by unbeknown slavery.
Ow, and when you say 2 traits, does that mean no drawback for an extra trait? Having 2 "free" traits is quite nice, and drawbacks are awesome when not abused for min-maxing.
Runge submitting Tom Selvor, an aasimar nature shaman with a mongoose familiar called Scav.
Thoughts on the build:
As I was building this character, I was incredibly frustrated with the amount of stats I needed to have in the decent numbers to appear relevant, so I went with a race (aasimar) that got 2x +2. I considered Human with the alternate racial trait, but the Augury spell-like ability seemed to fit perfectly with a shaman, so I stuck with the aasimar. I’ve also never played an aasimar, so that weighed a little on the scales as well.
Adding to this, I planned to go Nature from the start, which reduced the MAD slightly, so I think the character should work decently.
In short: A very human-like aasimar because he lost some, and sacrificed some others of his bloodline’s powers over his youth. He’s a daredevil, and his mongoose companion, Scav, is the same. They spent their youth daring each other to do crazy stunts, but never one without a purpose of some sort. He’s from Sandpoint, Varisia orignally, but went to Magnimar for one of their dares. He’s on the Jenivere because the spirits urged him to: Something to do with snake spirits, and Tom having a role to play (need some collaboration with the DM for the particulars).
I’m having some trouble writing in all my details for his background, as it ended up being a bit more of an “advanced” character than I had originally thought I would make, but hey, that’s a luxury problem. I’ll be submitting what I have fleshed out for now, and continue on it over the next 12 hours (need some sleep, don't want the quality to be low).
|Grand Moff Vixen|
Tom Selvor is fleshed out.
I'll be honest: I'm used to working with the DM closely while creating a character, so I've kept a few choices sort of open, and some descriptions loose so the details can be worked out smootly.
I kept his descriptive background small as I had waay too much stuff, and figured the important parts were the development of his personality and skills, as well as how he came to be on the Jenivere and his motivations for being there.
I also included a drawback and an additional trait on his page. I couldn't find an answer if you allowed this, but if it's not allowed, it's easily edited. That was sort of the format I went with. My feat of choice is a story feat, but I havn't included the prerequisite explicitely in the background.
Good luck everyone :)
wow, I thought I had submitted a character, but apparently I didn't. As a last minute entry, I would like to submit this monk for consideration.
He's lvl 3 from a previous group that fizzled, but I can easily drop him to lvl 1.
Actually, you have submitted one: here. : )
Here's the list I've gathered so far. A total of 37--or 36 not counting the samsaran who hasn't been edited.
Mr_Shed: Rozzo Capria, male human cavalier (huntmaster)
Cutlass: Haloniel, male elf fighter
Trawets71: St. John Reginald Smythe, male human fighter (rondolero duelist)
Raltus: Dendrik Mulari, male human fighter
Escheton: Young Guard (aka Orzek), male lizardfolk fighter (gladiator, shielded fighter)
Grand Moff Vixen: Malthu, male qlippoth-spawn tiefling inquisitor of Sarenrae
YoricksRequiem: Charlotte Greystone, female human investigator
gossamar4: Kavakii_Zhen, male human monk (flowing)
Algar Lysandris: Finn Garrety, male samsaran life oracle (dual-cursed (blackened, legalistic)) [NB: samsarans not accepted]
Runge: Tom Selvor, male aasimar shaman
Luke_Parry: Chimalsi Kybwa'ka, male human warpriest
Good luck everyone. : )
Thank you all applying! I only got to pick a handful from dozens of solid characters and I'm sorry that I have to disappoint so many of you. The following players should post in the disussion thread to get things going:
1 Pedro Coelho as Davy Dagaroth.
2 Trawets71 as Saint John Smythe.
3 Luke_Parry as Chimalsi Kybwaka.
4 Aebliss as Iomestria.
5 Haladir as Viorec Rulasti.
6 Suthiri as Desionara Veleshi.
Once again, thank you all for showing such interest. Maybe it will give another DM the push he or she needs to run a Serpent's Skull campaign on the Paizo boards!