Rysky the Dark Solarion wrote:
Why would it be?
This is Starfinder not Pathfinder. Soldier isn’t Fighter with the Soldier Archetype, Operative isn’t Rogue with the Operative Archetype (I don’t think we even have class specific archetypes).
Because Alchemy is a fantastical science and fantastical science is precisely what the Biohacker is a practitioner of. Alchemy could be ddirectly ported to a higher tech setting without having to change or evolve it.Jason Keeley wrote:There's a fair amount of alchemist DNA (pun intended) in the biohacker, but we definitely wanted it to be a Starfinder class, with its own science-fantasy feel!
I wanted a space Monk.
Any portrayal of qausi mystical martal skill in a higher tech setting could be used as insperation?
Maybe not quite to the right level, but Dune's Bene Gesserit?