Beyond the Night
Here should be all the information related to character creation.
So, the first thing to do is to grab a character sheet.
Various character sheets can be found here:
Specifically you are going to want any of the sheets under “God Machine Chronicles”
If you want me to look over your character, you may want to start with a pdf.
The first 3 components of the character sheet are simple, but incredibly important.
They are Concept, Vice, and Virtue.
Concept is simply a short 2-3 word summary of your characters identity.
Examples include: Stoic Mechanic, Petulant Yuppie, Angry young man, Alcoholic Writer.
For the moment, treat the supernatural level as the real word. If it exist, you don’t know it.
A defining characteristic of your character. The core of their beliefs.
Predefined Virtues are: Charity, Faith, Fortitude, Hope, Justice, Prudence, Temperance
If you want to select something outside of these, check with me first.
A characters negative weakness or base impulse.
Predefined Vices are: Envy, Gluttony, Greed, Lust, Pride, Sloth, Wrath
If you want something else, check with me.
Start off by ranking your characters abilities in 3 categories.
Mental, Physical, Social
That ranking will determine the level of your attributes and skills for those categories.
Information on the the Individual attributes, and rules for character creation use the following lingAttributes
After you finish distributing attributes, you move on buy skill point, and skill specialties.
Information on the the Individual skills, and rules for character creation can be found:
And the last decisions real decisions for creation are for merits (think feats).
Information on available merits, and rules for character creation can be found:
Once all the above steps are done, you only need to calculate a few final stats: Health,Willpower, Integrity, Size,Speed,Defense.
All the information needed to calculate those are contained at the bottom of your character sheet.