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Building RWBY CYOA

Discussion in 'Play-by-Post' started by Master of Squirrel-fu, Apr 14, 2016.

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  1. Plotvitalnpc

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    I think there's enough of this here now that I can make muh beeld!

    Name: Halav Oo-Davash ("Milk and Honey" in biblical Hebrew)

    5pts

    Origin: A Familiar Face
    -Troubled Past +2pts

    Appearance: A short girl with fluffy, curly, neck length white hair, pierced by a pair of dainty horns. Her eyes are an amber-gold mix, more akin to honey than anything. Her skin is olive in color, and she is garbed simply in a white tank top and jean shorts.

    Theme: The biblical Land Flowing with Milk and Honey, Israel - the promised land, in other words. Also, the stories of the Brothers Grimm, to a lesser degree.

    Race: Faunus -1pt (Lamb)

    Racial Perks: Nada
    Racial Drawbacks: One Man's Freedom Fighter +1pt, Inner Animal +1pt

    Nation: Vacuo (by birth), Vale (going to beacon)

    8pts

    Semblance (Name: Brothers Grimm): Witch: Bewitch (Compel) -2pts, Summon: Duplicity (Fought Grimm) -2pts
    Aura Advantages: Wide Scope -1pt, Hidden Depths (Bewitch: Can truly tame grimm, making them into loyal and even affectionate creatures) (Duplicity: Can really summon enslaved grimm) x2 -2pts, Greater Aura -1pt
    Aura Disadvantages: Triggered (Must draw a unique mark on their mask with her fingers.) +1pt, Limited Scope (Bewitch) (Grimm) +1pt, Flickering Light +1pt, Broken Base +1pt

    4pts

    2500 lien

    Israfil (The Burning One) - Bayoneted Force-Tether-Grappling Revolver
    Small One Handed -125
    Slash -250
    Standard Caliber -250
    Mechshift -250 (Okay, really it's just a revolver with a bayonet)
    Semtech x2 (Speed + Flight: Makes efficient use of lightning dust to produce a nonsolid tether which can quickly pull the user towards the target point or swing them around it, as though it were a powerful motor driven grappling hook of semi-arbitrary range. Doesn't pull on the target. Pressure sensitive speed control which 'retracts' the tether. Tether cannot extend once formed.) -6000
    Dust Rounds - all -250
    Chambering +250 (Single action and uses a loading gate setup.)
    7500 Lien -3pts

    3125 out-of-world lien left

    Smartscroll -250 lien

    Grenades -200
    Lure -200
    Waystones -100

    Goggles that Do Something -All -750

    1625 lien remain, converted into 16250 in-world lien
    1pts

    Flaws:
    Half Pint +1pt, Awkward +1pt, Trauma +1pt, Obsession +1pt, Incompetent +1pt
    Perks: Beauty Never Tarnished -1pt, Dynamo -1pt, Power Pint -1pt

    3pts

    Talents: Acrobatics Genius -2pt, Gun Fu Gifted -1pt

    0pt

    Team: RNDM. Up to others in here to build

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    Former White Fang member with a semblance that lets them command and summon Grimms, and a revolver that lets them fly towards whatever they point it at with incredible speed...mostly intended to help them mark new grimm, or use the bayonet.
     
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    ...Huh, oh, so the guns WERE deleted. The reason I didn't see that is because I switched out of edit mode, because getting to have edit mode is weeeeird.

    ...what do the add-ons cost? Only one of them has a listed price.
     
  3. Master of Squirrel-fu

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    Added new Semblance category

    Player: A power with no single form, a Semblance that is fluid. Your Semblance can express itself in a variety of ways even if it’s basic rules are rather clear. A Semblance of Multiple Semblances essentially, though there are limitations and drawbacks. A sign of one who is flexible or adaptable. Apathetic and easily swayed.
    • Mimic: You slowly absorb the aura of others, a passive effect that normally goes unnoticed but can be increased. You slowly begin to take on the traits of those around you. This absorption allows you to copy semblances so long as you use the Original’s aura and can switch between these at will.
    • Mirror: At some form of trigger you can fully copy the Semblance and skills of another person, while you can store the Semblance indefinitely once it is used it will be lost once you change it for another.
    • Mask: You gain a seemingly random power at a certain trigger. This can be a single trigger causing a random Semblance to take effect or a specific trigger tied to a specific type of Semblance to manifest. Examples are Changing Semblances every day, creating summoned “Children” by mixing your aura with others, or rolling a Die to determine which Semblance on a list manifests in a battle.
     
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    Yay it's back.
     
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    Indeed, yey.
     
  6. Master of Squirrel-fu

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    Once again I find myself disappointed with the weapons/equipment section. I might be getting a bit too mechanical with it's benefits and that may slow it down.

    An idea for it is enough for a free weapon by default, simplify weapons again and change that system for building.

    Simplified new weapons system would be 5000 Lien

    Melee Weapons:
    Wearable Weapon (100 Lien: High Speed, High parrying, Poor Damage, Terrible Block), Small One-handed (250 Lien: Great Speed, Great Parry, Low damage, Poor block), One-Handed (500 Lien: Good Speed, Good block, Moderate damage, Moderate Parry), Two Handed (750: High Damage, High Block, Low Speed, Low Parry)

    Melee Weapon Types: 250 Each
    Bludgeon (Anti-Armor), Slash (High Damage), Piercing (High Crit.), Shielding (High Defense)

    Fire Arms:
    Low Caliber (250 Lien: Poor Damage/Great Speed), Standard Caliber (500 Lien: Low Damage/Good Speed), Large Caliber (750 Lien: Good Damage/Low Speed), Heavy Caliber (1000 Lien: Great Damage/Poor Speed)


    Weapon Upgrades:
    Mech Shift: Weapon is able to shift seamlessly between types of weapons to fulfill different functions of weapon's you've purchased. Costs 250 Lien (Cost of other forms not included)
    BFW: Dramatically Increases the capabilities of a weapon. Doubles Base Cost of Melee Weapon components affected.
    Dual Wield: Allows a second copy of a weapon to be wielded, Doubles Base Cost of weapon.
    Conduit: Your weapon can act as a conduit for your semblance, allowing you to affect others through it. 500 for Melee, 1000 for Ranged.
    Extender: Your weapon has a means of extending it's length to increase your melee attack range for a brief moment.
    Dust Mod: Your weapon can channel dust through itself or into your semblance. Costs 250
    Dust Rounds: You have access to Dust based rounds. 100 Per type. or 250 for all types.
    Subtle Weapon: Your weapon can transform into a more compact form. 100 Lien for simply being small enough to carry around, 250 for being small enough to be hidden on your person.
    Full Auto: Your weapon can expand it's entire cartridge at once in a very powerful attack. 500 Lien
    Recoil Booster: Your weapon has been modified to increase recoil, Shots from a Large Caliber weapon can boos the swing, shots from a Heavy Weapon can launch the user. Costs 250 Lien
    SemTech: Using Advanced tech your weapon can, to a limited degree, mimic the abilities of a Semblance. Costs 3000 Lien
     
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    That looks good but for guns I would chance speed to recoil. Low Caliber low speed, High Caliber high recoil.
     
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    I'll take it.
    That system means I can revamp Israfil as a proper weapon system thing.
    *edits Halav-Oo-Davash*
     
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    Speed refers to rate of fire.
     
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    Oh I thought you were referring to the velocity of the bullets.
     
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    Y'know, having updated her weapon, I look back at this CYOA and realize I forgot how cool the personality notes in the semblance section are.
    Also that Halav is in some ways a more emotionally scarred.
    Seeks acceptance, but unable to trust or open up to people. Values guile and patience, but deludes themself and can't cope. Holding the capacity for inner strength, with more than one side to themself, but gets stuck in a loop of reacting, indecision, and trying to hide their strength and everything about themself, because they can't handle what they've done - it's left them broken, fixated on one goal, and unable to competently socialize. Also they're short.

    It's not a winners personality by any stretch of the imagination. To say the least of how the specifics of Brother's Grimm imply that she sees herself as some sort of destructive monster, practically kin to the grimm she commands. Or something like that. Cool powers and all, but damn if this isn't the biggest psychological fixer upper on the hero side of RWBY.
     
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    "Consumable" Equipment:
    Grenades: 200
    Dust Grenades: 500 per Dust Type.
    Throwing Knives: 100
    Dust Laced Knives: 250 per Dust Type
    Stem Pack: 1000 per each usage in a single Mission. Completely restores Aura but hinders recovery and causes exhaustion after effect wears off."
    Lure: 200, a lure that makes a crying noise and filled with a tinge of Aura. Distracts mindless Grim and occasional mook.
    Waystones: 100, Stones that glow to those who can use aura. Can be tracked from your Scroll.
    Dust Capsule: 250 per Dust Type, a capsule of dust that can either charge a weapon or be consumed to charge your own Semblance.
    Aura Crystal: 500, a charged Dust Crystal that when consumed increases aura-based Regeneration for a short time. Repeated usage dulls effect and over use can cause sickness or weakened Aura.
    Triggered Mine: 500 (+250 per each Dust Charge type), a mine that can be set to explode under a certain simple trigger once set.
     
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    You might be better off making grades of gear and assign groups to a pay scale.
     
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    Hm...channeling dust through Brothers Grimm...
    Applying dust effects to the attacks of slaved grimm?
     
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    Start with 2500 Lien, each point increases the pool by 2500 Lien

    Base Melee Weapons:
    Wearable Weapon (100 Lien: High Speed, High parrying, Poor Damage, Terrible Block), Small One-handed (250 Lien: Great Speed, Great Parry, Low damage, Poor block), One-Handed (500 Lien: Good Speed, Good block, Moderate damage, Moderate Parry), Two Handed (750: High Damage, High Block, Low Speed, Low Parry)

    Base Melee Weapon Types: 250 Each
    Bludgeon (Anti-Armor), Slash (High Damage), Piercing (High Crit.), Shielding (High Defense)

    Base Fire Arms:
    Low Caliber (250 Lien: Poor Damage/Great Rate), Standard Caliber (500 Lien: Low Damage/Good Rate), Large Caliber (750 Lien: Good Damage/Low Rate), Heavy Caliber (1000 Lien: Great Damage/Poor Rate)


    Weapon Upgrades:
    Mech Shift: Weapon is able to shift seamlessly between types of Equipment to fulfill different functions of weapon's you've purchased. Halves Cost of all Base Weapons +250 Lien.
    BFW: Dramatically Increases the capabilities of a weapon. Doubles Base Cost of Melee Weapon components affected.
    Dual Wield: Allows a second copy of a weapon to be wielded, Doubles Base Cost of weapon.
    Conduit: Your weapon can act as a conduit for your semblance, allowing you to affect others through it. 500 for Melee, 1000 for Ranged.
    Extender: Your weapon has a means of extending it's length to increase your melee attack range for a brief moment.
    Dust Mod: Your weapon can channel dust through itself or into your semblance. Costs 250
    Dust Rounds: You have access to Dust based rounds. 100 Per type. or 250 for all types.
    Chambering: Rather than automatic firing your gun needs to be manually loaded and/or cocked, however this is far more sturdy in design. Subtract Firearm cost by 250, reduce rate of fire.
    Automatic: Your weapon has been modified to fire large quantities of lead at once. Increase Rate of fire but uses more ammo and the gun is more prone to jamming. Costs 250 lien

    Subtle Weapon: Your weapon can transform into a more compact form. 100 Lien for simply being small enough to carry around, 250 for being small enough to be hidden on your person.
    Full Auto: Your weapon can expand it's entire cartridge at once in a very powerful attack. 500 Lien
    Recoil Booster: Your weapon has been modified to increase recoil, Shots from a Large Caliber weapon can boos the swing, shots from a Heavy Weapon can launch the user. Costs 250 Lien
    Swiss Army Weapon: Your weapon also functions in a more utilitarian manner out of combat, having many built in tools (Like a flashlight, radio, coffee grinder, etc) built in to make life easier easier. Costs 250 Lien
    Scoping: Increases your weapons range by a large amount though requires one to manually aim at much farther distances. Costs 250 Lien

    SemTech: Using Advanced tech your weapon can, to a limited degree, mimic the abilities of a Semblance. Costs 3000 Lien


    "Consumable" Equipment:
    Grenades: 200
    Dust Grenades: 500 per Dust Type.
    Throwing Knives: 100
    Dust Laced Knives: 250 per Dust Type
    Stem Pack: 1000 per each usage in a single Mission. Completely restores Aura but hinders recovery and causes exhaustion after effect wears off."
    Lure: 200, a lure that makes a crying noise and filled with a tinge of Aura. Distracts mindless Grim and occasional mook.
    Waystones: 100, Stones that glow to those who can use aura. Can be tracked from your Scroll.
    Dust Capsule: 250 per Dust Type, a capsule of dust that can either charge a weapon or be consumed to charge your own Semblance.
    Aura Crystal: 500, a charged Dust Crystal that when consumed increases aura-based Regeneration for a short time. Repeated usage dulls effect and over use can cause sickness or weakened Aura.
    Triggered Mine: 500 (+250 per each Dust Charge type), a mine that can be set to explode under a certain simple trigger once set.


    Equipment:
    Scroll: Works as a basic phone, gets internet, take pictures, etc. Pretty cheap so very low quality, typical Valean engineering. - 100 L
    Smartscroll: Better internet, Pictures, Plus so many little features. Also capable of interfacing with nearly any device. - 250 L
    iScroll: Exactly the same as a Smart Scroll but more popular and grants a feeling of undeserved superiority over Smartscroll users. Jailbroken so it can actually interface with other Technology. - 500L
    Omnitool: A useful gadget that holds most tools you'd ever need in a handheld pocket sized package. 100L for Standard (Swiss Army Knife) 250L for Deluxe (Mecha Shift) Version with more gadgets.
    Camping Pack: A pack with most things you will ever need to survive in an the wilds or an emergency. 100L for a specific environment 250 All terrains
    Tracking Devices: A set of small easily hidden tracking devices that can be stuck to objects discreetly. 250L
    Bugs: A set of Bugs that can be discreetly hidden away to remotely listen in on things. 250L, Can be combined with Trackers.
    Hidden Cam: Hidden cameras that can be placed nearly anywhere, can be watched remotely and record footage internally. 250 L or 500 L to have sound.
    Skeleton Card: A device that can be used to bypass electronic locks, though anything important will require hacking skills as well. Illegal to own but few will recognize it. 500L
    Googles that Do Something: You have some headgear that have a special function, something like Night Vision, Scoping lenses, Infrared, etc. 250 for one type or 750 for all.
    Fake ID: You've bought an alternate identity along with the IDs and paperwork that go with it. 250 for just the basics, 500 to stand up to in-depth scrutiny, 1000 to be impossible to disprove.


    Transportation: Maxes at 5000 Lien.
    Terrain Type: Land 1000 lien, Aquatic 500 lien, Sub-Aquatic 500 lien, Flight, 2000
    Armor: None, Light 500 Lien, Moderate 1000 Lien, Heavy 2000 Lien
    Maneuverability: None, Low 500 Lien, Moderate 1000 Lien, Precise 2000 Lien
    Top Speed: Slow, Adequate 500 Lien, Fast 1000 Lien, Very Fast 2000 Lien
    Weapons: None, Light 500 Lien, Heavy 1000 Lien, Artillery 2000 Lien
    Stealth: Quiet 250, Silent 500, Chamo 250, Cloaking 500, Radar Jamming 250, Heat Dispersing 250
    Accessories: Sonar 250, Infrared 250, Storage Space 100+, Extra Room +250 each, Oil Slick/Caltrops 250
     
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    I don't suppose Mechshift could also represent the boring option where your gun's just a gun with a bayonet?
     
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    That looks pretty good.
     
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    Okay, added the Equipment section to the official CYOA.

    Need ideas for:
    Aura Disadvantages
    Disadvantages
    Advantages
    Gifts
    Grimm and CAST powers.
     
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    One thing: In the non-aura disadvantages section, there's a legacy disadvantage of having a small Aura, which at this point is basically a duplicate.

    Hm...
    Aura disadvantage...
    Something where you're unusually interesting to grimm?

    Grimm power... ability to merge with weaker grimm and usurp their control over their bodies?
    I feel like a theme for grimm might be that there ISN'T an immense range of special snowflake abilities, even for sapient ones - just a toolkit of various traits with levels that they can buy upwards (and MAYBE specializations at the second level or somesuch), akin to the talents you can get but biological.

    *works the latest equipment system into Halav*

    Israfil is an exceptionally simple weapon, aside from the Semtech lightning dust powered immaterial high power grappling hook. It's literally an eight round single action revolver that you load and unload one round at a time through a loading gate.

    One of those things that's meant to make Halav dysfunctionally weird.
     
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    Play Test:

    Character: Sapphire (Blue) Rose

    Arrival - Bash Bros: Twin Brother of Ruby
    Semblance - Player: Mimic
    Aura Advantages: Hidden Depths (Draining Attack)
    Aura Disadvantages: None
    Equipment - +1 Points
    Weapon: Lapis and Lazuli (Small One-handed, Piercing/Slash, Low Caliber) 500L​
    Mecha-shift: Aquilla - (Two-handed, Slash/Piercing, Large Caliber) 1500L​
    Concealed Weapon (250), Conduit (500), Extender (250), Mecha Shift (Base = 1250), Dual Wielding (Lapis and Lazuli) (500), Recoil Booster (250)​
    Total: 4000L​
    Gifts: None
    Talents: None


    Sapphire Rose, born the twin of Ruby Rose. An over protective brother who does not want to admit he has a sister complex. A genuinely helpful kid but easily manipulated by others, social dunce.Sapphire hates his name and prefers to be called Blue, saying Sapphire is a girls name. His weapon is the twin daggers Lapis and Lazuli which combine a glaive with a throw-able head connected by a wire.
     
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    Okay here's some disadvantages
    City Slicker- Too used to living with the modern comforts of civilization you have trouble surviving in the wilderness.
    Technological Illiterate - You have trouble using modern technology. You can barely turn your scroll on and off.
    Loud- Constantly makes noise or draws attention to yourself. Incapable of stealth.
    Something based around not knowing how to fight without a weapon. Once you're disarmed you're useless.
    Weiss You Useless Lesbian- You're constantly distracted by attractive people of your preferred gender(s).
    Blind as a Bat- Your eyesight is poor and as a result you need to where glasses. You're useless without them.
    Ugly- You're ugly. Yes even people in the RWBY verse can be ugly.

    Gifts
    Gs - Your scroll always has a highspeed untraceable connection to the internet no matter where you are.

    Advantages
    Artistic- You can draw, sculpt, paint, or etc with near master level skill.
    The Pen is Mightier than the Sword - You are a talented writer.
     
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    Gifts: A hunter is more than just their Semblance after all. Some are combat oriented others are more for utility, but in general they will make your life much easier.

    Lesser Gifts: Costs 1
    Nekomimi modo: Removable cat (or other fluffy animal) ears and tail that you can wear to gain faunus like powers. Be careful not to show them off to your faunus buddies though, some consider it what you humans call a "dick move".
    Henshin!: You have some innocuous object that stores all your hunter gear away and can be used to equip it instantly. Comes with optional stock footage of your softcore stripte- er, transformation sequence.
    Meganeko: Just a pair of glasses, makes you look even sexier or more moe. Also something about being hard to recognize, but the fanservice is what's important.
    PANTSU!: You have a drawer full of undergarments with some minor effect. Lucky Blue ones, bear print to seem more innocent, black strings for sex appeal, stripes to energize, spats for running, and red lace to help clean up the blood of unfortunate (late) rivals for senpai.

    Greater Gifts: Costs 2
    Silver Eyes: Now you too have special eyes, no one seems to know what they do if they do anything at all. They are said to be a symbol of those descended to a line of great hunters, and if in a truly dire situation when all hope is lost you can release your inner potential.
    Intelligence Device: Be it some mystical means or simply advanced technology your weapon is sapient and has a personality of it’s own. It’s capable of acting autonomously to a degree, assisting you if needed but also capable of disobeying orders out of your best interest. The Device has an avatar it can use to interact with the world but as a weapon it can’t truly wield itself.
    Gemini Stone: Oh? You wish to bring a friend? Or perhaps you just wish to partner with yourself? Whichever case there is another, you’re other half. All things are shared between you, as one is merely the other side of the same coin. Twins so alike and so close they may as well be a single entity.


    Talents: Cost 1 Point Each
    Charisma: You are a beacon of hope and joy, someone who naturally draws the attention of others to you. When you lead they follow, and when you speak they listen. Your presence is enough to boost the moral of your team, and words of comfort and encouragement carry a far greater effect.
    Battle Mania: You're a little... off. In a good way. You love action, fighting especially. You don't suffer any of the mental stress related to battle or constant action. Immunity to most distractions while in combat. The cost can be reduced to zero if your battle lust clouds your better judgment, making you easier to fool or makes you willing to act in self destructive manners or harm those you care for.
    Monkey Grip: You've a fine mix of dexterity and strength allowing you to wield even large two-handed weapons with incredible finesse and grace.
    Resolve: You do not give up, never compromise. No matter the task you can always follow through to the end, be it a success or failure. Ability to continue fighting until KOed or killed, ignoring most injuries, while in combat.
    Beauty Never Tarnished: You are remarkably able to retain your looks despite heavy injury, healing up eventually with no scars or permanent injuries. Even for things like Maiming so long as you can find the limb you'll be able to reattach it without complication.
    Natural Talent: You are a prodigy of a Hunter, you pick up things in hours what takes others weeks. Greater Insight in combat, tactics bonus.
    Powerhouse: You are incredibly strong, even if you may not look it. Your physical blows are crushing, your endurance unwavering, and with or without aura you can lift incredible weight.
    Dynamo: You're filled with a nigh-endless amount of physical stamina, capable of going on and on from dusk till dawn without rest or winding down.
    Guile: You are a cunning person, and quite dishonest. You are more than capable of manipulating others with terrifying ease. Your lies are master works, even when given evidence otherwise few would still doubt your word.
    Jack of All Trades: You're something of a competent person in many fields, able to quickly learn the practical skills on the job as you go if need be.
    People Person: You’ve a talent for knowing when someone is not quite what they seem, it’s almost a 6th sense. You can gauge their trustworthiness, their strength, and any number of vague hidden facts about them.
    I have a plan!: You are able to communicate intricately detailed plots, ideas, and conversations with allies and friends by looks and facial expression alone.
    Blessed by the Muses: You have great skills in various artistic endeavors. It offers no real combat advantage but at the very least you can make money off your works if you take a bullet to the knee.


    Flaws: Grants 1 each.
    City Mouse: You are incredibly used to a certain standard of living, to the point that if removed from modern convenience you have not only no idea how to survive but what little you "Know" will probably do more harm than good.
    Country Mouse: You have no skill with all these new fangled techno-whozits that seem to be everywhere now a days, from coffee makers with a million options to what ever eldritch ritual is needed to record a show on a DVR. You can barely operate your scroll, anything more complicated than pressing a clearly labeled button probably won't end well.
    Awkward: You have no skill in social settings, often inserting your foot so far down your throat your head might be well up your own anus.
    Trauma: You have some trauma that springs up on occasion, either causing you to flee or become catatonic when confronted with it.
    Obsessed: You have some obsession or goal that you would do anything to achieve, be it however harmful to yourself or those close to you.
    Pint-sized: You are incredibly short and appear to be far younger than you are. Many find you hard to take seriously. This sadly is not a phase you will grow out of.
    Lazy Bum: You are incredibly lazy, or at least completely lack in endurance, with a level of physical stamina that is practically civilian.
    Jerkass/Bitch: You tend to be more than a bit of an ass, fairly selfish and somewhat cruel, you tend to put others off even if you've got a heart of gold.
    Dojiko: Outside of combat you have as much coordination as a newborn, even in combat you're not quite as graceful as other Hunters.
    Dense: You are about as insightful as an especially dim rock, subtlety is all but lost on your thick barbarian skull.
    One Trick Pony: Outside of fighting, you really aren't good at much. It's honestly kind of inspiring how bad you can fail at certain mundane tasks just because it doesn't involve cracking heads.
    Crippling Overspecialization: While Hunters work best with their personal weapons you've specialized in your gadget to the point that when disarmed you're rendered incredibly vulnerable and a non-threat.
    Weakling: You are physically incredibly weak, even with Aura you lag behind your peers.
    Stranger in a Strange Land: You completely lack any knowledge of the world of Remnant you previously had.
     
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  23. vyor

    vyor Oh that's cute

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    LEWD
     
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  24. Drak4806

    Drak4806 Experienced.

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    Thought of two more gifts.

    Iconic Outfit- You own an increadbly fasionable outfit that never gets damaged, dirty, smelly, stained etc. If it will always fit you perfectly. You will have people question why you wear the same outfit everysingle day.
    The Box- You posses a cardboard box that grants you incredible stealth abilities while using it.
     
  25. Plotvitalnpc

    Plotvitalnpc Personification Personified

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    Hmmm~
    Well, now at least one of the Gifts is mildly appealing, with Silver Eyes not being a 'desperate times swiss army knife' that risks reality annihilating authorial ennui, but instead a 'in hopeless situations, you can act with all the power that COULD be at your disposal' thing.
    I'm almost tempted to dump a pair on Halav, since there's some drawbacks in that bin that I think would fit her now. I won't, because it'd be a power-grabby copout with an ill effect on any hypothetical story with her, but it's somewhat tempting. Might replace one of the racial drawbacks with one of 'em, though.

    That being said, Stranger in a Strange Land: do they lack knowledge they'd have in-character based on their background, or just metaknowledge?
    If the latter, I'd absolutely take that in virtually all circumstances. A lot can change between the CYOA 'player' and the character who comes out the other end, so it's probably good for a cleaner story to cut the string between them, generally.
    Like, unless you've given them a Semblance and such that are actually suitable to your personality.
     
  26. Shadowstep12

    Shadowstep12 Paladin of the holy church of lewd

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    after reading the update i realized something you could therodicaly make issei hyoudou from highschool DxD and the main character from the conception childern of the seven stars series. which is awesome i really want to do that now
     
  27. Master of Squirrel-fu

    Master of Squirrel-fu Judging You Internally Moderator

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    Was going to change up the Advantages section a bit, add some combat specific ones.

    Melee - Monkey Grip: Same as before
    Melee - Unarmed Combat: Ability to fight and defend yourself just as competently without a weapon.
    Melee - In Accord: The ability to seamlessly blend ranged, semblance. and misc attacks into your melee fighting.

    Ranged - Trick Shot: The ability to make seemingly impossibly complex trick shots, such as those requiring ricochets or precise timing.
    Ranged - Eagle Eye: Increases accuracy with inaccurate weapons as well as range one can reasonably hit a target with a weapon.
    Ranged - Quick Draw: The ability to draw and aim your weapon with incredible ease and speed. Can make close range shots before you can blink without needing to directly look at the target.

    Aura - Subtle: The ability to use your semblance in a subtle or insidious fashion, such that even those looking at you would not be able to guess it's in use.
    Aura - Precision: The ability to be incredibly precise with your semblance, able to use it to preform delicate and complex tasks.
    Aura - Kou: The ability to alter the density of your aura to trade overall defense for increase performance such as making a stronger blow, running faster, or blocking a strike you anticipated.

    General - Mastery of Arms: The ability to easily adapt and use any weapon, even other Huntsmens' weapons with ease regardless of their complexity.
    General - Assessment: The ability to accurately read opponents, guessing their potential skill without even fighting them from unconscious cues. Able to accurately predict moves in lesser fighters.
    General - Active Defense: Using everything in one's ability to decrease damage taken, from blocking with Kou to rolling with blows to parrying and blocking shrapnel with your weapon. Using skill to boost one's defense.
     
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  28. Plotvitalnpc

    Plotvitalnpc Personification Personified

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    But how does Stranger in a Strange Land work?
     
  29. Master of Squirrel-fu

    Master of Squirrel-fu Judging You Internally Moderator

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    Note to self: add inspired inventor talent, and Outside Context Knowledge for tactics tech and culture things.
     
  30. Himura

    Himura IRL Enthusiast

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    The starting points don't mesh squirrelly. Ruby gives more than you buy it for and the flaw is too vague and weak. Also you left the edit option on.
     
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