Of course. He just does not need to walk around with a big sign that says awakened.
The only problem I have is that I have never played a mage before. -Chrysalis From: email@example.com [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jay Dal Sent: 12 October 2008 16:15 To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: An Invitation. I like the sound of Tariq Al-Sadoon. Do you think the concept could be applied to an awakened? On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 12:04 AM, chrysalis70 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: Hi Jay, Unfortunately I have not played a mage before which makes it a bit difficult since I have only look at Street magic only in compiling items into my resource list. Small time hustler for example, fixer maybe, Haitian voodoo priestess perhaps? It depends on the size and type of runs you are expecting. I would love to do an Armani wearing Iraqi named Tariq Al-Sadoon whose speciality when not cheating on his wife with strawberries twenty years his junior is having his fingers in the social clubs around Seattle. But he might be a bit too much of a NPC to the PC you are looking for. I could also Juanmi Gomez, an ex-Aztlan mage, will do anything for money, and keeps close contact within the Spanish speaking population in Seattle. "Former" member of the Aztlan foreign intelligence unit. Raven a biker, mage, and out-rider with the Valkyries an all-woman all-elf biker gang. Shadowrunning pays the bills. Some quick ideas. From: email@example.com [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jay Dal Sent: 12 October 2008 15:34 To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: An Invitation. I really like Vera, but I think she'd be out of place, being a 20+ dice monster. But that's sort of what we did with Zander's games. As I said, I'm more keen on someone with more than one specialisation. Magic + Social would probably be the best fit. If you can throw me a concept or even a draught of something within those brackets I'd love to take a look. On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 4:47 AM, chrysalis70 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: Hii, Sorry for not responding further I have just been slow with the responses this week. Sure. I would be happy to join the game. What kind of character would you need or could I simply port Vera over as is? -Chrysalis From: email@example.com [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jay Dal Sent: 09 October 2008 15:10 To: two-kinds-of-paranoia Subject: An Invitation. Hey there latent Shadowcrew, I'm running a game of Shadowrun at www.hyperactive.com.au, my own native forum. It's loosely based around computer games, but the Off Topic section really took over, and there's a lot of long-time, high-postcount members who never stray from that section. Anyway, given the fact that it is predominately a forum for nerds, I thought I'd try my luck at setting up a Shadowrun PBP game for them. So far, it's been a bit touch and go. I had something like 5 people interested at one point, although a few dropped out and some still haven't got their shit together. I've managed to start two characters in IC. Characters playing so far: The Orange - The Orange is an infiltration specialist. He's a barrens rat orc, with a huge extended family living in an abandoned apartment complex in the barrens, and defended by a small time street-gang comprised of his brothers and cousins. His girlfriend is quite ill, and it's tough getting food and meds to his family. He's naturally intelligent and ambitious, and while using his street honed skills to lift a purse he found himself mixed up in a professional runner team led by the enigmatic and mysterious Crazy May, who supplemented his abilities with ware and instilled the professional paranoia of a real shadowrunner. Unfortunately, a run goes south and the team gets hosed. Orange finds himself without connections and a Johnson breathing down his neck for the paydata. This is where he starts off. Karuda - Tatsu Karuda was a Renraku citizen. He was the son of an esteemed in-house security professional, and on the fast-track to becoming a red samurai. Unfortunately, his bosses decided to funnel his skills into a few Yakuza operations, and when his code of honour found him staring down his blade at an innocent woman, he refused to do his duty, and lost a hand for it. Burned of his honour and with the shame of failure, he extricated his naive corporate family of his mother and sister from Renraku's Tokyo home and boarded a plane to Seattle, on the back of his schoolyard friend, Meiji, now a duplicitous Renraku fixer fulfilling his company's interests in Seattle, where there business is seldom as welcom as it used to be. He's currently picking up some hardware to begin work as a street samurai. Unfortunately, our would-be Hacker is a pretty meticulous guy, and seems unwilling to play until he fully understands the system and gameworld. I haven't heard from him in a few weeks, so I'm not sure if he's still buried in the source material or he's lost interest. I also had another player who had a mystic adept Face character ready to play, but he ended up losing interest while I was waiting for his background, so now I'm short of that aspect, too. I've pretty much exhausted most leads I have within the forums who might be interested, so I thought I'd put the offer to you guys. Anyone want to join up? These are the roles to be filled: -Matrix Specialist (I'm not really looking for rigger-spec characters, as I don't really want to have to deal with vehicle rules too often, but I don't mind a few drones) -Magic Specialist (Astral Cover, spells, conjuring) - The character who was going to do this was a mystic adept, with Kinesics and improved negotiation/con, a few spells and a lot of bonus dice in Conjuring) -Face (So far, neither Karuda or Orange are skilled in social interaction, and it's been hard for Orange to even get into clubs, deal with his family members and handle business) Personally, the Matrix and Magic roles need to be filled, and I'd rather keep it to four players, so ideally I'd like social interaction to be a secondary role of one of the above characters. Straight off the bat, I'd like to offer a spot to Chrysalis, as I enjoy your playing style and you also post fairly frequently. Also, JC is welcome if he's interested, because I tried to get a Dumpshock PBP SR3 game going with him once and I ended up dropping out. However, I'll be considering all offers. Finally, even if you're not going to be joining the team, feel free to read the IC <http://www.hyper.com.au/forums/showthread.php?t=16159> thread. If you're interested in how I introduced a bunch of shadowrun/PnP virgins to the game, here's the OC <http://www.hyper.com.au/forums/showthread.php?t=15684> Thread. There's also a lot of visual stimuli in the OC Thread that I used to acclimatize the newbies to the shadowrun feel. Cheers, Jay