Character Creation Process

Step Zero: Whut?

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Step One: Concept and Identity

Decide identity and motivation; choose concept, Affiliation, Essence, and archetypes.

Step Two: Select Attributes

Place initial dot into each Attribute.
Prioritize primary, secondary, and tertiary Attribute categories (Physical, Social, Mental) (7/ 5/ 3).
Rate Physical Traits: Strength, Dexterity, Stamina.
Rate Social Traits: Charisma, Manipulation, Appearance.
Rate Mental Traits: Perception, Intelligence, Wits.

Step Three: Select Abilities

Prioritize Abilities as above (13/ 9/ 5).
Choose Talents, Skills, Knowledges.
Check Secondary Abilities for specialized Traits.
No Ability may be higher than 3 at this stage.

Step Four: Select Advantages

Choose Backgrounds (7).
Define focus (paradigm, practice, instruments).

Step Five: Finishing Touches

Record Spheres (6, with the Affinity Sphere receiving the first dot).
Record beginning Arete (1), Willpower (5), Quintessence
(Avatar rating) and Paradox (0).
Spend freebie points (15).
Describe appearance/ impression, quirks, culture, beliefs, Avatar, motivations, identity.

Character Creation Process

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