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    52 KB Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)12:36 No.8491818  
    Okay, we're playing a Mass Effect game (Real original, I know) and I'm playing a young Turian that grew up on an Asari world and has Asari citizenship. In an effort to reconnect with his Turian roots, he's joined up with a highly structured mercenary unit. He's a bit of an extranet junkie, and one thing that I want to do is have him spout off random things about planets that we go to or are nearby. Kinda like how the one planet everybody thinks is NANOBOTS or that there's an intact prothean ship under the surface of another planet. That sort of thing.

    I was wondering if I could get some help coming up with ideas for it. And yes, I'm not expecting much, but hell, it's worth a shot.
    >> Boomer !!MBwbEofHcyx 03/09/10(Tue)12:37 No.8491839
    Tell your DM
    Roll for even more knowledge.
    Look at the wiki and know as much of that planet info as you can.
    >> Psyker Ted 03/09/10(Tue)12:38 No.8491849
    Talk with the DM a lot before games. Make sure he knows what you want, and what information to pass along beforehand. Make it concrete and throw in something akin to knowledge skills, dabble in everything.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)12:42 No.8491894
    I wanna play a mass effect game.

    Nobody in my group has ever played mass effect ;_;
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    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)12:43 No.8491914
    What system are you using to run your ME game?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)12:45 No.8491927
    Ideas for...What? Your character?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)12:49 No.8491981
    Part of what I want, though, are things that are completely unrealistic, unfounded in fact, and make the other players (as well as the GM) facepalm over the character's naivety. He's a bit of a conspiracy nut, and I've already established that he believes that it was the Salarians who stole the Leviathin of Dis to make the Batarians look bad. So I'm not so worried about things being relevant to the planet we're on as I am how entertaining each "fact" is.

    Heavily modified oWoD, with aspects of nWoD and a few other systems mixed in.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)12:49 No.8491983
    Make him want to be a Justicar when he grows up. Since he grew up in Asari space he'd probably grow up with the same bedtime stories little Asari kids grow up with.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)12:50 No.8492004
    Also, he's completely oblivious to the fact that it takes, like, 200 years of straight training and badass natural biotics to be a Justicar.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)12:53 No.8492036
    Maybe he's a Genophage denier. Krogan sterility is because their planet is a radioactive wasteland, not because of some ridiculous smart virus the salarians invented and the Turians distributed.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)12:54 No.8492049
    "Whaaat? You still believing that bupkis about that being a gas giant? Oh no, my friend- at least eight scientists have released papers definitely PROVING that those are all nanites- Von Neumann machines, as you humans like to call them. Yeah, the Council only calls it a gas giant because they don't want anyone flying in there and getting devoured. Seriously. I got, like, thirty links to back this up."

    "Oh yeah, Sempri Omega- I read an article about that. The crater up there? The really big one? Not a meteor or anything- that thing was actually an experiment run by the Geth in an attempt to make a super dreadnought hive mind. Went total fusion, made a miniature supernova. True story."

    "Earth? Oh dude, Earth isn't even from this dimension! It's true- look at every other planet in this system, none of them have oxygen or anything- how'd all the oxygen just end up on Earth then? I know, the logic is really simple, I was embarrassed I didn't realize that first. That's where all these humans keep coming from, another dimension."
    >> Boomer !!MBwbEofHcyx 03/09/10(Tue)12:55 No.8492062
    Not enough Krogans have died for that to be buyable yet.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)12:56 No.8492078
    >"Earth? Oh dude, Earth isn't even from this dimension! It's true- look at every other planet in this system, none of them have oxygen or anything- how'd all the oxygen just end up on Earth then? I know, the logic is really simple, I was embarrassed I didn't realize that first. That's where all these humans keep coming from, another dimension."

    Well, it would explain why Humans are the only race in the galaxy with hair.
    >> Boomer !!MBwbEofHcyx 03/09/10(Tue)12:57 No.8492084
    Oh my god, that is scary plausible about Earth and explains the problems scientists are having with theorizing Solar system formation.

    ...except of course for the oxygen thing. Mrs has a lot of Iron oxide. The moon as oxides. Oxides all through the system man.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)12:57 No.8492085
    "The seat of government isn't actually in the Citadel at all. Aria T'loak runs at LEAST three fourths of the milky way from her throne of power in Omega. She's got agents everywhere."
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)12:58 No.8492098
    >Implying crazy conspiracy theories need to be plausable
    >> Boomer !!MBwbEofHcyx 03/09/10(Tue)12:58 No.8492101
    That'd just be opinion. This guy has to have facts.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:00 No.8492120
    "Oh yeah, that's just what the humans WANT you to think!"
    >> Boomer !!MBwbEofHcyx 03/09/10(Tue)13:00 No.8492126
    They do if want to be a sane person who works well with others. He can be a Rachni Extermination denyer.

    "Rachni, seriously? Convenient we have no bodies of them for study after the Krogans swoop in and save the day. And as thanks for this timely rescue, they overrun worlds, multiplying like, whadda ya know, insects. Rachni were Krogan with special effects."
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:01 No.8492131
    A group of humans successfully shut down a Keeper without it melting, and are working at making their own version. Within a matter of years, every Alliance ship is going to have Keepers on it.

    On this planet there is a hidden cult of humans lead by a Reverend Dobbs. Rumor has it that they aren't all that hidden, actually, but one of their best skills is convincing people that they aren't there.

    That planet is actually one big robot, with a lot of smaller robots (who are a little bigger than an Elcor) living on it. They've all been treated to withstand the high pressures and extremely corrosive nature of the atmosphere. They're staying EXTRA quiet right now because of the Geth; they're trying to lure them into a trap, see? That's the source of the intermittent radiation bursts from the planet!
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:01 No.8492133
    It also explains why Commander Shepard is so unnaturally successful. He's actually a planet-eating entity from another dimension. The human version of an Ardat-Yakshi.

    SPEAKING of Ardat-Yakshi, Growing up in Asari space, he's got to have some kind of crazy fetish for them. Bonus points if he meets one and has to get his ass saved from death by sex.
    >> Boomer !!MBwbEofHcyx 03/09/10(Tue)13:01 No.8492135
    They only want me to think that because it is correct.

    ...man, I wanna play in this game now.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:08 No.8492215
    One thing that I've already decided is that my character is also going to be obsessed with his age, but not exactly in years. "Man, this sucks. I'm almost in Matron stage and I don't have a good sense of unity that all us Turians are supposed to have." "...Matron? Dude, you're a... dude." "...I don't follow. I mean, I'm getting close to ending puberty, and that's Matron, isn't it?"
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:10 No.8492242
    Maybe something related to levo- and dextro- DNA? Like, it's just one big experiment that The Man is conducting to keep turians and quarians down?

    The Man should be the turian "Councilor".
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:10 No.8492244
    It was actually the Geth that created the Quarians. They engineered a biological race to study in the hopes of working out what makes the Quarians 'tick'. The Flotilla is made up of test subjects who escaped hundreds of years ago. But because they're an artificial species, their minds are slowly decaying generation by generation and going steadily more crazy - hence why they no longer remember that it was THEY who were created, not the Geth.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:10 No.8492249
    "Mass Relays?! We're still using those?! Pfft! Don't you guys know those things are a trap? Every time we go through those, we're paying homage to beings of inscrutable and horrific intelligence, which are, no doubt, at this moment LASCIVIOUSLY CHUCKLING at our foolishness. That, with all the evidence laid before us, we STILL use them against all logic and reason! Every time we go through, we are reduced to a string of unreal uncertain quanta, and reconstructed on the other side- not the same but CHANGED. CHANGED so SUBTLY that it is only now, that it is almost too late that we realize that the mass relays have been secretly fluoridizing our water supplies! You all may be content to sit blind and unaware, but I for one am not standing for my precious bodily fluids being tainted and twisted to the volus agenda!"
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:11 No.8492262
    In b4 biologist bitch fit over quarian biology bullshit.
    >> Boomer !!MBwbEofHcyx 03/09/10(Tue)13:13 No.8492281
    You would think he'd be more acutely aware of the fact he is a Turian, having to live with such a contrast.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:14 No.8492297
    Make sure that, against all odds, he gets a few things RIGHT. He actually has stumbled upon one or two genuine facts unknown to most people, but he states them in such a twisted, crazy way they sound just as rediculous as the rest of his ramblings.
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    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:16 No.8492316
    "Silence, youngster. Matrons are talking."

    "I'm salarian, you half-wit."
    >> Boomer !!MBwbEofHcyx 03/09/10(Tue)13:19 No.8492350
    Yeah now that sounds like shit he'd say.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:20 No.8492361
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    Ah yes. "Volus".
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:20 No.8492363
    The thing is, he's only ever met other Turians in passing. Orphan and all. His adoptive mother tried to raise him in as Turian of an environment as possible, but... yeah. In many ways, he's still more Asari in mindset about various things than Turian. He's acutely aware that he isn't Asari (he's not biotic, has to eat different food, etc) but he's been raised with little solid Turian influence.

    Except the extranet.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:22 No.8492382
    Shouldn't he try to bomb his problems away then?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:23 No.8492390
    At some point as he gets one major fact right or does something fuckwin have him mention that his mother exposed him to radiation on occasion in order to make sure that his skin had a healthy metallic sheen.
    >> Boomer !!MBwbEofHcyx 03/09/10(Tue)13:24 No.8492401
    He should know he is not going to have a Matron stage, though. But I like the idea of him applying Asari terms to everything and acting like an Asari.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:26 No.8492418
    I'm interested if he will try hard to be a "good turian". You know, the kind which does even bad orders.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:27 No.8492428
    *mental image of a turian pole-dancing*
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:28 No.8492432

    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:29 No.8492447
    He's joining a mercenary unit, yeah?

    No, I was thinking that he'd use "matron" as a reference to adulthood, and "matriarch" as a reference to elderly. He doesn't think that he's going to have a matron stage per se, but that he'll be an adult, and that when he gets to be an old Turian, people will come to him for his sage council.

    He's going to TRY. He may not succeed, but he's going to try. I'm half tempted to have him get scared in his first combat and try to run away... backwards. Might be TOO silly, though.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:31 No.8492473
    If he ever meets a Quarian he should try and get it on to keep from making a pureblood. awesomeface.jpg
    >> Boomer !!MBwbEofHcyx 03/09/10(Tue)13:32 No.8492486
    Liking that. Also >>8492428 he should have a full set of the standard Asari cultural skills. Things every Asari should know when growing up, like how to jump up on a table and take off all your clothes and work it into a dance in time with music, because it is tuesday.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:33 No.8492490
    >I'm half tempted to have him get scared in his first combat and try to run away... backwards.

    He grew up in a place where every person has biotics. Fire-fight shouldn't be much scarier than full-biotic lunch credits ass-whoopin' before school.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:37 No.8492536
    >He's joining a mercenary unit, yeah?

    I meant LITERALLY. With KABEWM and all. Ask GM to give you a Cain later in the game.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:40 No.8492580
    >joining a mercenary unit
    Those have a life expectancy of 0 when a sheppard comes onto the field.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:42 No.8492604
    Sadly... I can almost envision that. "I got high scores in dance class because my legs were actually meant to bend like that."
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:43 No.8492616
    Aria's guys are pretty much alive, aren't they?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:48 No.8492673
    I could see him doing something like call himself a matron if he never learnt the word "Adult".
    "Stop talking down to me, I'm a freaking matron!"
    "A what?"
    "Matron. Now stop patronising me."
    "*ppft* I think you mean adult."
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:48 No.8492674
    Other than being obsessed with the extranet and thinks like an Asari, is there anything else special about him?

    Another idea is to have him look up facts about every other party member's homeworld and continually cite obvious facts about them. Did you know that the biggest continent on your homeworld is... and stuff.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:50 No.8492696
    The most hilarious thing would be if one of them would go "Shit, really?"
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:54 No.8492737
    Hmm. Good question. Beyond him being obsessed with the extranet, being a little naive and being more Asari than Turian despite him really wanting to be a good Turian, I haven't given his personality much thought.

    I'm building him up to be an Engineer. I always kinda figured he liked making things go boom, too. I also kind of envisioned him being a little effeminate, considering the Asari and all. The manliest asari I've seen was the bartender on Illium, and even she had feminine qualities.
    >> Alter Iris 03/09/10(Tue)13:58 No.8492775
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    Remember, he grew up with Asari, who 90% have biotics. Try to give some thought to how your character kept his lunch money without special powers.

    Kind of like how someone who grew up around Jedi might be REALLY good about preventing mental hijacks and stealthing through the Force.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)13:59 No.8492779
    Feminine for Krogan, perhaps.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)14:00 No.8492795
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    90%? I thought it was 100%.
    >> Boomer !!MBwbEofHcyx 03/09/10(Tue)14:05 No.8492851
    Asari kids suck at Biotics, I think. And i'll bet he was really good at pole dancing for lunch money in his underoos.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)14:07 No.8492877
    codex states the asari have the highest percentage of biotics of any race, that their method of reproduction gives them a natural sensitivity to biotic ability.

    In short, they're an entire race of natural force-sensitives.

    Of course, kids are relatively bad at everything (being kids) so your statement isn't technically untrue
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)14:08 No.8492884
    According to the way that biotics work within the rules, it's possible to dodge or otherwise screw up most biotic attacks. I've already given him a large Dodge score, and after some heavy talks with the GM, I've figured out ways to screw up some AOE biotics.

    He has two dots of brawl, so I think I'll claim that as Asari martial arts (easily explained by his "mother" wanting to give him some martial prowess but not knowing any Turian tricks).
    >> Boomer !!MBwbEofHcyx 03/09/10(Tue)14:10 No.8492901
    My "i think" adendum pretty much means "I am guessing" cause yeah, they are kids... but still, they are likely to have an advantage if they can do any bioticing at all.
    This may give him an edge, he'll have to know some techniques to be... anti-biotic.
    >> Boomer !!MBwbEofHcyx 03/09/10(Tue)14:11 No.8492920
    Ok, that I like. Man, this character just keeps getting better.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)14:15 No.8492963
    As a mercenary recruiter, that would be an awesome pitch right there. "We also have a Turian engineer who is an expert at combat against those who wield biotics. He's also an Asari cultural expert and good at mediation."

    I don't know if OPs character is good at that sort of thing, but it fits with the whole Asari mindset schtick.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)14:23 No.8493038
    They all have the potential for biotics. Not all of them are good at it though. To them, it's just as natural as throwing a punch. An asari commando is like a professional boxer. Most common asari probably don't have very strong biotics.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)14:26 No.8493068
    You'd think maybe growing up with asari would lead to him being discriminated against and hating them a little bit.

    But then again, Asari seem like they'd be more likely to flock to him since they're all into aliens. He was probably really popular in school.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)14:27 No.8493079
    Just remember, with Biotics, you can have the talent, but you can't generate Mass Effect fields of any decent size until you get implants and an amp.

    So, while ever Asari is biotically talented, there are probably a lot who never get implants, or low grade implants not nearly strong enough for combat applications.

    And children are probably less likely to have implants than adults.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)14:28 No.8493085
    shit. this character is so awesome I will try to incorporate him int he EP/ME threads.
    >> Boomer !!MBwbEofHcyx 03/09/10(Tue)14:29 No.8493093
    Oh, my God, he'd be the only potential mate on the planet...
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)14:29 No.8493103
    Are you kidding? All of their hate goes into purebloods.

    He's a different race, all the asari were probably trying to jump him.

    "How many times have I told you to stay away from that Matriarch."

    "Remember, if she touches you in a bad place, run away and tell mommy."
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)14:31 No.8493116
    Hell with the amount of attention he gets from Asari, I wouldn't be suprised if he was scared of agressive woem.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)14:40 No.8493241
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)14:45 No.8493293
    I don't think that the Asari work that way...
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)14:45 No.8493294
    It might put a different spin on why he's joining the mercenary unit. His mother might be shooing him off on it to try and give him a little peace, make him more worldly and less naive and stuff. And out of the hands of THOSE GIRLS.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)14:58 No.8493414

    They likely very much do, due to the whole stigma of Asari going with Asari in a relationship.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:11 No.8493560

    He would probably be somewhat confused regarding the entire growing up thing, he would aafter all be one of the few persons that he ever have known of to actually start growing up.

    Sure he will abstractly know that other races do so, but a salarian nearing 40 being old will probably throw him for a loop.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:11 No.8493562
    Idea-tomboy asari platonic best friend who stood up to bullies when they were picking on him.
    This would have to be early on, before the asari have any idea about sexuality and would still pick on him because "LOL, look at the freaky face mandibles!"
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:13 No.8493579

    Poor fellow, he will never get to bone her if she is that young, after all the Asari sexually mature around 100 years old.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:14 No.8493594
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    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:15 No.8493607
    Maybe she can be a pureblood, so that, as they get older, the situation is reversed and now He's the one protecting her from snide jeers and rumors
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:15 No.8493608
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    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:15 No.8493609

    >Implying that Asari need to be sexually mature

    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:16 No.8493623
    Yeah, after 100 years, I'm sure most Asari pick up something or other about the facts of life
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:19 No.8493665
    Commander Shepard?
    Don't you know that guy is a myth- an illusion created by the alliance military industrial complex to mask their operations
    Come on- it's obvious!
    No two reports can even on what GENDER this 'Shepard' is!
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:20 No.8493666
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    Shephard! ;_;
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:20 No.8493680
    >No two reports can even on what

    Have you ever been so far as to look more like?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:21 No.8493691
    I like this idea
    Probably grew up with Saturday morning cartoon shows about the 'real life' adventures of Asari Justicar
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:21 No.8493694

    I think after 20, they would be aware of it.

    And Arasi blowjob

    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:22 No.8493709
    >no two reports can even agree on
    >> Deafdefiler !bll4ybGPow 03/09/10(Tue)15:22 No.8493710
    Ingestion offers risk of allergic reaction, possibly anaphylactic shock. So don't ... ahem... 'ingest'.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:27 No.8493776
    Bonus points for the so called 'air qoutes'
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:27 No.8493777
    Get indoctrinated
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:28 No.8493790
    What merc group is this guy joining up with?
    The eclipse sisters?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:31 No.8493830
    notice how they are single 'quotes'
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:32 No.8493832
    The sad part?
    This guy will never find Asari attractive
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:32 No.8493848

    I don't see your logic.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:34 No.8493862
    That reminds me, what do turian females look like anyway? Do they look like the males?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:38 No.8493929
    Asari frown on pureblood relations, so naturally he would always see asari in the accepted, non sexual light
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:38 No.8493930
    To date, we've yet to see a confirmed female Turian. So, they either look exactly the same as males, with manly voices, or we might see them in ME3.

    Same with Krogan, Salarians, Volus, Elcor, and Hanar. Besides humans and Asari, space is a sausage fest.

    Krogan woman live in sepeate clans, so they've got a reason, Salarians are like 90% male due to females denying a chromosome during fertilization to keep power in the hands of the Matriarchs, no solid info on Hanar, Elcor, or Volus.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:40 No.8493961
    Oh, we've seen both genders of Quarians now, too. Only male Batarians, though, but we hate Batarians.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:41 No.8493972
    But everybody he knows will want to mind meld with him
    Except for the tom Boy pureblood childhood friend, who liked him before he became the poster child for unwanted harems.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:41 No.8493973
    Apparently we will be seeing krogan and turian females in ME3. They were supposed to show up in ME2, but got scrapped for one reason or another.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:41 No.8493982
    Again- really?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:42 No.8493995
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    I've seen another variant of this pic here with a female Turian on it. She was identical to the male in almost every way except for the size of those head frill things they've got poking out of the back of their heads.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:45 No.8494034
    Look at is this way, Elcor and Volus could move around in ME2, so we might get non-humanoid party members in ME3. If we've gotta wait one more game for hot Turian bitches and... well, some sort of Krogan female, then I'll wait.

    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:50 No.8494093
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    Here ya go
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:51 No.8494114
    lol'd at the "earrings"

    clever idea there
    Also, I like the thought of Turian "makeup" looking like war paint. Fukkin' awesome.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:51 No.8494118
    A young "insert speciehere" that grows up on an Asari world. A world with only woman who prefer to fuck other species.


    I think I DO!
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:51 No.8494121
    I love how tacky the earrings and makeup looks.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:53 No.8494145
    Actaully Turian face paint is used to denote which clan you hail from
    Going bareface is considered to be the hallmark of the traitor and the dishonorable, those who have been rejected by their clans
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:53 No.8494152
    That's not makeup in the human sense, they're markings to show which colony you are from.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)15:53 No.8494154
    *Raises Hand* Question. Is this a Male or Female Turian?

    I mean if he were a Female Turian then there'd be less mindfuck gender wise.

    If he were a male.......Gender confusion.......Lots of it.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:02 No.8494285
    I want Niftu Cal, the BIOTIC GOD as a party member in ME3.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:03 No.8494304
    Actually the face paint is from what colony you hail from, those without the face paint is from when the Turian colonies were fighting each other and only the Hegemony was any true force of government.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:07 No.8494352
    Can we work some shenangians in concerning his facepaint?
    Like he mistakenly paints a symbol of a colony notorious for criminals and con men?
    >Sorry, my mistake
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:08 No.8494365
    Yes, he is, and yes, he is confused
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:12 No.8494440
    It's supposed to be sort of like a nationality passport, you don't mistakenly get a funny passport.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:15 No.8494477
    "So babe, you ready to embrace eternity?"

    "Ok hon, the multicultural thing is cute and all, but you don't last THAT long."

    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:16 No.8494486
    You should post your rules here so we can use them. /tg/ is dying to play a Mass Effect RPG.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:18 No.8494502
    Okay, OP here again at long last.

    I just got off the phone with my GM, discussing ideas presented here in as serious a tone as I can manage. He let me know a few things, such as I'm the last one to turn in my character sheet and that nobody else has really given a real backstory, or talking about shit like "Oh, yeah, by the way, my character worships the Goddess. That cool, or is it going to be an issue later?" So he's giving me 8 bonus freebies.

    Now, I could up my Overload by one point, or buy a point of Dampening, and have a point left over, but... I think I'm going to up my Brawl and Athletics a little bit more ("Turians go through boot camp, so I'm gonna put myself through my own boot camp Mama! Be back from my jog!") and throw the rest into Contacts. If the GM goes with my passing joke of his "female trouble" or not, I figure he would have made some friends back home.

    So... Yeah. I'm now envisioning his facepaint done up like some of the face tatts that some Asari have in the game.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:21 No.8494541
    Asari style paint makes sense. He'd want to have 'proper' face paint like other Turians, but he'd be proud of his homeworld, so his would probably have them look like Asari tattoos, more stylized, but less colorful.

    Also, post the rules, you'd be a BIOTIC GOD.

    (I have a M&M conversion that's nearly done, but I'm not 100% happy with it...)
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:27 No.8494604
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    Exactly what I was thinking. "I'm not from a Turian colony, so this is the best I got, plainface. ...did I use that right? Yeah, I think so." Pic related to the kind of markings he'd put on himself, I think.

    As for the rules, I don't have all of them yet. We just have what we need for characters at this point, gear and shit will be done before our first session. Mostly, it's simple -- standard oWoD character creation, but no powers and 21 freebies. You apply a template as per your race, which gives a blanket one stat point, one skill point, one passive bonus and one passive negative. That and some of the merits and flaws are the only real difference from standard character creation.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:33 No.8494685
    Do you have rules for things like Overload and Dampening (that you mentioned) or just knowledge that there are such powers, which will be defined mechanically later?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:36 No.8494719
    So how does this manifest exactly?
    I mean heck from what I gather as he's in Asari sapce, he'd be raised as a female. On a world made up of females. With clothes for females. And a female attitude.....But he'd be straight becuase he's a male surronded by women......Holy hell this is going to be one really confused Turian.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:40 No.8494773
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:41 No.8494779
    He probably doesn't see himself as a him or her, just an Asari. So in most probability he's Bi.
    >>   03/09/10(Tue)16:44 No.8494819

    He probably wouldn't even care about species, considering asari favor breeding outside their own race.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:51 No.8494913
    So he'd let another male beat down his backdoor?

    My money is on him being a trap.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)16:53 No.8494955
    I only have rules for it in the most basic "powergamer" sort of ways. For example, if I'm overloading a stationary object, like an explosive crate, it's Intelligence + Overload. Against enemies, it's Dexterity + Overload. For precise overloading of a system (I'm guessing for shit like I need to overload this part but keep from frying the whole damn circuit board) it's Perception + Overload. That sort of thing.

    He is effeminate in action. He wears the kind of combat clothes that Asari do (tight fitting with WTF straps). He buffs his plates, to make sure that they have the proper "shine" and touches up his facepaint before going out. But he is still a hetero guy; he's interested in girls, but he's not sure WHAT exactly he should be physically attracted in. He's been in close proximity to so few female Turians (and none since he hit puberty) so he's not even sure if he's going to be attracted to them yet. (He's really, really, really excited for the possibility of meeting one, though.) A bit naive, a bit introverted. He's energetic, but tries to maintain a calm composure, a diplomatic composure. At the same time, he's trying to build himself up to be militaristic without more than the odd Asari commando to teach him about it. (And the extranet, of course.)
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:01 No.8495058
    My monies on him wearing ladies undergarments.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:03 No.8495089
    I'm pretty sure asari undergarments wouldn't fit a turian, and I'm pretty sure that he wouldn't wear female turian undergarments.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:04 No.8495102
    Twas a joke.

    Though seriously I now cant get a Turian in drag out of my head.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:04 No.8495109
    I'm a bad, bad man...
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:05 No.8495110
    Or he'd think of himself as Bi as he grew up.

    But then when he goes out into the world, he discovers that biology does not work that way.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:06 No.8495132
    The Asari-raised Turian is my favorite thread all day.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:09 No.8495163
    Goes to show. GMs fucking love it when you put in a little fucking effort. Props, OP.

    Also, post your GM's rules if you get a chance once you start playing.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:09 No.8495169
    And to think all that I wanted were odd extranet insanity he could spout off at the mouth.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:11 No.8495202
    Why would he be Bi.
    He lived in a region of space that is FILLED with women.
    My money is that he's never even seen another dude before in his life.

    From what I've read he'd be a real lady killer. Due to his exposure to those of the opposite sex the entire time.
    Around dudes though? He'd be that really wierd guy who acts and sorta dresses like a chick the entire time but somehow all the women are crazy over him. In short there reaction to him would be running from "That guy gets all the dang girls! What do they see in him?!" to "That's one wierd Turian." heck I wouldnt even be really surprised if folks who have never seen Female Turians (Nearly everyone. :3 ) would actually think he was a Turian female.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:14 No.8495232
    Oh, maybe you can have him be a Commander Shepard fanboy, and he can spout off lists of shepard "facts" in the same vein as Chuck Norris
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:14 No.8495235
    Halcion? Don't be fooled man. Sure, the brochures for that colony are nice and all, but it's not all sensual asari massages and quasar machines. The place is 100% synthetic. The ultimate ruse to draw in organic credits and funnel them into the sythnatic battle fleet that'll rule us all. Geth? No, no, no, they're not even advanced enough for this. Scanners show 'em all as organic, you could even cut one open and it'll look normal, but they don't have cells like me and you. It's nanobots! They're in everything! Even the food! You eat it long enough and they're replicate in your system and convert you.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:16 No.8495250
    It's a funny bit, for sure, but a male raised by a feminine monogendered race just speaks to the imagination in lovely ways.

    I still think he should secretly want to be a Justicar when he grows up.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:17 No.8495266
    I'm trying to imagine a human analog to this character. Someone raised among a completely different species or something and eventually the only way they learn anything about humans, culture biology that isn't obvious stuff like that, is from the internet.

    Honestly I can only imagine someone completely inhuman in every way, but would like very much to learn how to be human... in other words sir it sounds like you really thought this through. I applaud you on your character.

    Going back to the "spouting random facts" that you asked about at the beginning of the thread I think that your character should spout random pieces of Turian biology, psychology and history, like he's trying to reinforce everything he knows about Turians for himself. Pick random pieces of biology, like the steel wool skin thing, or pieces of history (real history, not conspiracy theory, think something you'd learn in History 101).
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:18 No.8495288
    "I may not be biotic but... I can still right wrongs, protect the innocent, and eliminate injustice with my fists and a submachine gun. ...The first Turian Justicar..." Insert dreamy "smile" here.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:20 No.8495301
    Oh, I know. Kalisix. It's fine and all - bit humid. Just don't do any digging? Eh? Don't you know? That's where the Hanar genetically engineered those rat monkies that steal your food. They were meant to be a low-key form of biological warfare, seeing as how they multiple so quickly. Hanar would spread them to cause shortages and then come in with high-priced goods when the people started starving. The lab on Kalisix was boarded up after a vat exploded and turn the scientists into freakish half-breeds. Can you imagine a furry hanar with like eight hands on crazy whip arms? And that appetite to match? I'm telling you man, they're still down there in that lab somewhere. You can hear the screeching at night.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:21 No.8495306
    Holocaust deniers have existed ever since we started hearing about Jews getting rounded up. They didn't need half the survivors to die or anything for idiots/racists to think their theories are true.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:21 No.8495317
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    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:22 No.8495323
    The asari aren't women shit-for-brains, they are genderless. The gender of a partner has literally no bearing on romance for them outside of personal preference.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:22 No.8495324
    Just make shit up, OP. Don't consult with your GM, just wildly assert things. If the GM wants to pick a few of your ideas to be true, then that adds to the character, but 99% of it being bullshit makes it even better.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:25 No.8495364
    Yeah... Phrase it carefully. "Gotta be careful here, you know? With the ground here, one slip, and I might loose one of my plates. It only takes ten pounds per square inch to remove this one. ...Sorry, I'm rambling, aren't I? Just nerves."
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:27 No.8495387
    "Or a good claw hammer," says the Krogan party member, if he's got a witty player.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:29 No.8495424
    I don't know if OP is good enough to pull off as awesome a character as we're seeing as brainstorming ideas doesn't mean being able to follow through on them but if he is I don't think that I could sass a character this awesome in any of my games.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:31 No.8495440
    You must have some shitty players, then.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:32 No.8495467
    nWoD based system?
    Hey, is your GM the same guy who showed up here last week asking for help in fine tuning a Mass Effect variant of nWoD?
    He used a whole bunch of Mordin pics and he sounded just like him, only using short clipped sentences
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:35 No.8495496
    oWoD with nWoD aspects here and there. I doubt it, he either doesn't go to 4chan, or he's just really embarrassed that he comes here. That and he isn't fond of Mordin. ...I still think there's something wrong with him for that.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:40 No.8495538
    Hey, do you know anything about the other player characters?
    If you gave some specifics, i'm sure we could come up with a whole bunch of crazy factoids for you to spring on them
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:48 No.8495635
    So you grew up wanting to be a proper military turian, right? Well your mother, wanting to do the best she could for you, couldn't send you to a biotic combat academy, so you get sent to an engineering academy instead. There they train asari commandos specialized in information and techno-warfare, and you took to it as best you could, knowing that this is the best and only training that was compatible with your 'unique' biology.

    One thing in particular that you took to was the anti-biotic martial arts training that they give the non-biotic combat specialists, considering you had a unique perspective to biotic - non-biotic compared to the other asari. While they had to think about it from the perspective of another biotic, you never learned to think quite like one of them, making you a slightly more dangerous combatant.

    In addition, being raised by asari in a primarily asari environment allowed you to pick up some of their composure and even-headedness, as well as their tenancy to try to talk through disputes rather than simply rushing through them.

    What's his name, anyways?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:52 No.8495695
    Commander Shepard likes the geth like he likes his icecubes- crushed
    Commander shepard is so Virile, women must wear quarian anti-contamination suits to avoid getting pregnant when in his presence
    Shepard can generate his own mass effect field without element zero
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)17:59 No.8495794
    Depending on what his class is and what specialty power you train him in, the last one is actually possible.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:00 No.8495807
    Yeah, what is his name?
    Is it Asari or Turian?
    Also, what merc group is he joining up with?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:02 No.8495844
    needs to be a unisex name
    >> Atlas 03/09/10(Tue)18:03 No.8495850
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    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:05 No.8495873
    Oh, and can we include the tom boyish Asari Pureblood childhood friend?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:08 No.8495905
    The Codex says there woman.
    The codex is the highest source of canon.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:11 No.8495932
    You met her when you were very young.

    Her mother is a friend of your mother and you two have been hanging out for almost as long as you can remember. You two went to the same school, but she didn't share your dreams of combat, pursuing a respectable career of a xenoflourist instead, growing interesting and exotic plants from throughout the galaxy.

    As you grew up she always caught flack from the other asari for being a pureblood, with her every emotional display being blamed on her heritage, rather than taken seriously.

    She never approved of your military aspirations, and when you left to join your band of mercenaries, she made you promise to contact her every now and then, if only to assure her of your safety.

    She needs a name as well.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:19 No.8496007
    Xenoflorist? That doesnt suit the tomboy aspect. And seriously a Maiden? The time in an Asari's lifespan where there encouraged to leave there homeworlds and go out and see the universe decides to stay home and be a Florist?
    Frag that shit.
    She may not want to be a Merc (Nothing wrong with that and adds a good foil between the two.) but make her do SOMETHING exciting.
    Maybe she's a starship captian on an exploration vessel. Or an entrepenuer on the Citidel.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:21 No.8496036
    Don't forget that when our, as I yet unnamed, Turian was young, Asari children would pick on him for his odd, insectoid, appearance, but the pureblood Asari would always stick up for him.
    Ironically, she was always the more aggressive of the two, was prone to solving problems with her fists, whike the Turian was quiet and observant.
    She was deeply opposed to our unnamed turian joining the merc group because "I didn't save your scaly ass all those times just to see you get shot by some limp dick Krogan or
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:23 No.8496057
    If EVERY maiden went and left their homeworld, then the asari wouldn't have much of a population in any given place.

    Think about Liara. She spent 50 years studying Prothian shit rather than becoming a space stripper. And a xenoflourist could entail travel if need be, as finding and analyzing new stock could easily be part of the job.

    Also, she's a tomboy? Shit.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:26 No.8496084
    also, turians commonly have Roman sounding names

    that being said, can we make suggestions?

    I propose Alban
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:27 No.8496090
    Well, just incorporate >>8496036
    into the backstory. It makes sense, and besides, who says tough girls can't like flowers?
    "Hey, what the heck-
    I'm not pressing flowers, I'm just, uh-
    If you breathe so much as one word about this, I will crush you with my MIND"
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:30 No.8496131

    or we could combine the ideas to make her an awesome space-exploring flourist searching for new and valuable plant stock that could have more uses than just looking pretty

    finding an alien plant that could lead to the next medigel is a good monetary motivation for someone with the right skills
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:33 No.8496165
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:37 No.8496215
    How about Sextus- though, I think OP may have already picked out a name for his character.

    As for tomboy friend, how does Lahsa sound?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:49 No.8496340
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:53 No.8496382
    I wonder if OP will come back
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:56 No.8496415
    See. Thats not a bad idea and actually fits in with her being a Maiden. The vast majority of Maidens are restless and curious prompting them to go out into the universe and explore. (Whether this is outside of Asari space or within Asari space is moot.)
    Anyway good compromise.
    Xenoflorist who moonlights as a Xenobotanist looking for new flowers to breed and new plants for galactic use. Her main store is on the Citidal and every once in a while goes to some far off alien world to get some new rare type of flower or plant to sell in her store.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)18:56 No.8496416
    Sorry, OP is back. Catching up.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:01 No.8496474
    Okay, as for the name, I'm kind of thinking that he'd introduce himself by both parts of his Turian name, but then include his adoptive mother's family name as paying honor to her. After all, she DID raise him. (Still catching up.)
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:07 No.8496554
    Hey, OP, do you want me to archive this thread for you?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:15 No.8496664
    It'd be muchly appreciated. Now that you all have me thinking about names (Something that I usually panic over at the last minute) I'm trying to research something that would work real quick.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:16 No.8496682
    What, you didn't like our suggestions?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:19 No.8496722
    I was with you up until the tomboy childhood friend thing. It's just grossly unrealistic if you consider how slowly Asari age in comparison to Turians, and it moved it into kawaii desu ne anime bullshit range for me.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:19 No.8496730
    Seius Alban works for me personally, but it's also lacking an Asari-sounding follow-up. What's there? GREAT for a Turian. But I need a decent sounding Asari surname to tack on.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:20 No.8496734
    But she's a badass Xenobiologist!
    Come on, that's got to count for something
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:24 No.8496797
    Idea. Make her much older then your Turian character. (80-90 years old.) Change it from childhood freind to an Older Sister/Guardian.

    Keep her as an Asari Xenoflorist/Xenobiologist.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:29 No.8496849

    would be better if that was combined with a mother figure. As in, he's a turian orphan abandoned to the streets of generic asari world X.
    He gets taken in by a young asari (90-100)to form a mutually beneficial relationship where the Asari protects him and he . . . . does . . . . some other shit that helps her. I dunno.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:29 No.8496851
    Yeah- cool older sister vibes are always good.
    a somewhat jaded, cynical character who prefers to work the system in their favor rather than admit to others she needs their help, but has a soft spot for the niave young Turian who thinks he's an Asari Justicar.
    Seius will admire and at the same time envy how more open is with her thoughts and feelings (and legs).
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:29 No.8496860
    No, he already has an Asari mother
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:31 No.8496882
    I'm not 100% comfortable with the tomboy friend myself. I'm probably going to modify it so that she's still in school, she wants to become a xenobiologist as she gets older. Whenever he gets the chance, he sends her a message -- when he was getting picked on by the girls, she used to help him out on occasion. They think of each other as friends, and friends only; she's known him since he was still unsteady on his feet and all, so mainly it's a mutual admiration.

    That said, she's also warned him that if he dies, she's going to go out and launch a whole lotta singularities to a lot of crotches. A concept that made him laugh at first, then he grew real quiet as he thought about it. The fact that his adoptive mother jokingly offered to give her some pointers on how to make it REALLY hurt didn't help matters any... and made him wonder what Mother did before she adopted him.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:32 No.8496899
    This concept is perfect!
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:33 No.8496911
    So how old would she be at that point?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:39 No.8496985
    (Not OP)
    But by my guess, late thirties early forties
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:42 No.8497028
    I'm thinking the Asari equivalent of a sophomore or junior in high school. Which would give him more worry -- it would mean her leaving school to cause somebody intense groinal pain on his behalf, so he HAS to stay alive.

    The way I see it, it makes her immediately unavailable, without any degree of expertise, but still at a point where she can be studying xenobiology. It also keeps her young enough that she can retain a level of excitement over things.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:48 No.8497105
    Sounds good!
    So, what do you think of a Leryna for the Asari part of his name?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:54 No.8497184
    Seius Alban-Leryna? ...That doesn't sound too bad. Has a nice contrast.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:54 No.8497192
    Right, archived for you at
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)19:57 No.8497232
    Yeah, most of the Asari names seem to be nice and smooth and flowing, while the Turian ones are more, erm,
    I dunno, it's hard to describe,
    Rigid I guess, orderly
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:04 No.8497335
    So, OP
    What merc group is your character going to be working with?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:05 No.8497342
    Wierd when you think about it. When the Turian is in his 20's and would be considered an adult. His Asari freind would still be a 'child.'

    Pretty wierd.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:06 No.8497371
    If a sixteen year old Salarian has sex with a ninety year old Asari, which is the pedophile? One of the great philosphical conundrums of the Mass effect Universe
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:10 No.8497434
    Former Eclipse who formed his own merc band. (Remember, not ALL eclipse are women, despite what some people wish.)

    Sadly, I know nothing about what the other players are making, other than mine "shouldn't step on any toes." Whatever that means.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:10 No.8497438
    way to go dude, I think you killed the thread
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:13 No.8497472
    Your character sounds like a pretty decent guy
    I hope he doesn't regret joining up with the mercs
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:19 No.8497574
    I think you misunderstand. Him looking to another character and screaming "What the FUCK is the Turian obsession with the military?!" would be priceless. Preferably while drunk. Bonus points would occur if he were to immediately turn around and blow something's head off. Ultra combo if this makes all combat stop for a round.

    Never going to happen, but still! Either way, if he regrets joining or not, I aim to have fun with the character without making him a whiny bitch.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:20 No.8497584
    Hey, OP
    This is a great character you have here!
    I really hope that your first gaming session turns out well
    Oh, and if it turns out to be half as awesome as Seius Alban-Leryna, make sure to tell us about it!
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:20 No.8497592
    as was said before, Turians have Roman sounding names
    Nihilus, Septimus, Garrus
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:24 No.8497635
    No, it just seems like Seius probably has a strong sense of morality
    The Eclipse Mercs always struck me as being particulary nasty pieces of work, so I'm just afraid of him running into a moral quandry
    He'll probably do fine in terms of combat and kick-assery
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:25 No.8497647
    What I want to know is what were a family of Turians doing on an Asari world that resulted in them dead and the boy not being returned to relatives?
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:26 No.8497664
    I'm not sure. We'll have to wait and find out! Personally, I can't wait to find out what it's going to be like.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:27 No.8497675
    Well, it could be that a single Turian parent had a very young son, romanced an Asari, and then got killed, probably in a military action somewhere
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:30 No.8497721

    And might have an Asari baby sister running around somewhere.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:32 No.8497748
    I wish you good luck OP!
    Please come back and tell us how it all works out.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:38 No.8497856
    That'd be cute, a little blue bouncing baby Asari.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:40 No.8497884
    That gives Asari-mom another layer to her character. Seius was her infant step-son, and her bond-mate was killed and left him in her care.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:42 No.8497909
    She constantly worries over his saftey because he's the only thing she has left of her bond mate.
    Probably the reason why he grew up so sheltered and relies on the extranet to find out about the galaxy.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)20:48 No.8497994
    If that's the case, she'd be worried as fuck that her little baby boy is going to outfit with a bunch of mercs.
    Either she has realised that Seius needs to spread his wings and fly, or our young Turian is out gun running without her permission- probably telling her that he's working a nice, safe engineering job on some distant mining facility.
    Maybe what motivated Seius was the need to get out from under his over protective mothers care and needs to experience the galaxy first hand
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)21:02 No.8498191
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    This is a good thread
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)21:36 No.8498587

    I'm Commander Shepard, and this is my favorite idea of the thread.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)21:39 No.8498633
    anybody else have a mass effect character idea?

    I have a few, and I figure we may as well talk about 'em here.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)21:40 No.8498653
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)21:48 No.8498753
    If I knew anybody in town who wanted to run a Mass Effect game, I would instantly roll myself up a Quarian. I thought him up today after reading this thread, actually.

    Xab'Unger nar Quib-Quib, a young Quarian Engineer/Mechanic type on pilgrimage. Thick-ass slavic/gypsy/ruskie accent. (Humans are always asking him to say "Nuclear Wessels" and he has no idea why.)

    If the DM ever sends a heavy mech after us, I would insist we take it intact. I would then use my magic quarian mechanical skills to hollow the middle out, install some controls, and turn it into a ridable giant robot, which would then become my main means of combat (Backed up by a combat drone, too. Named "Jiron.")

    It would be a/m/azing.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)21:53 No.8498832
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    >Combat drone named Jiron

    I see what you did there.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)21:58 No.8498888
    I have a feeling one would want to run something like that by the DM before trying to gundam-jack an YMIR.
    >> Duskull !!8LCSE0Zp1mL 03/09/10(Tue)21:58 No.8498903
    I was actually going to run a Quarian as well. His name is Lled'nar vas (our ship name) and he'd be a combat engineer engineer who acts mostly as the party's tank and his suit would be heavily battle scarred and parts of it would be held together with numerous improvised battlefield repairs such as duct tape, welded together scrap metal, and caulk.

    Russian accent, but no "wessles" accent. Specializes in improvised weaponry, explosives, repairs using supplies found on any battlefield.

    Whole party is a pirate crew. Haven't named the ship yet.
    >> Tzeentch !OJ4s9gRCow 03/09/10(Tue)22:01 No.8498949
    I'd likely roll an Krogan that very well spoken and basically a scholar, but has a knack for drunken brawling beyond most other Krogan, mostly for shits and giggles.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)22:03 No.8498969
    >Nar Quib-Quib
    Ah. I enjoy that there are others out there who share the Quib Quib as their favorite Migrant ship.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)22:04 No.8498974
    I'd roll a Space Mcguiver called Richard Dean Anderson
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)22:05 No.8498992
    By the way, I just looked it up. Qwib Qwib is spelled with Ws not "U"s.

    My bad
    >> Duskull !!8LCSE0Zp1mL 03/09/10(Tue)22:05 No.8498999
    considering starting a new thread for just this
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)22:08 No.8499044
    Is this thread autosaging?
    >> Tzeentch !OJ4s9gRCow 03/09/10(Tue)22:10 No.8499067
    rolled 79 = 79

    Gentlemen, would you propose starting an project of createing a DH based Mass Effect system?
    >> Duskull !!8LCSE0Zp1mL 03/09/10(Tue)22:13 No.8499104
    writin' up new thread

    I'm pretty sure this one is autosaging
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)22:13 No.8499112
    the threads now autosage at 250 posts.
    unless they changed that.

    I'f this was happening on the EP/ME universe I would roll a synthmorph that looks, plays, and acts the same way as Kamen Raider.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)22:13 No.8499116
    Sure. I'd fund it.
    >> Anonymous 03/09/10(Tue)22:14 No.8499131
    it isn't. moot upped the limit to 300.
    >> Tsundere Anubis 03/09/10(Tue)22:15 No.8499145
    Well post a link man!
    >> Duskull !!8LCSE0Zp1mL 03/09/10(Tue)22:18 No.8499182
    new thread >>8499169

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