Saturday, 21 December 2019

Post-Apocalyptic Character Backgrounds


Roll a d6 and a d8 (d68) to determine your background at character creation, to determine starting possessions and character's backstory. 




Roll
Background
Starting Weapon
Something Extra
11
Subsistence Farmer
Wooden rake
Bundle of sickly grain
12
Raider
Crude iron cleaver
Ear Necklace
13
Warlord
Skull on a stick
Impressive headgear
14
Pathetic Mutant
Odd rock
Odd appearance
15
Treasure Hunter
Scattergun
Irreparably broken lump of advanced technology
16
Primitive
Javelin
Tattoos
17
Wanderer
Pistol
Mangy Dog
18
Highwayman
Sawn-off shotgun
Black leather armour
21
Bunker-Dweller
Tin opener
Three tins of canned food
22
Death Cultist
Vial of poison
Bag of bones
23
Cannibal
Hatchet
Iron skewers
24
Survivalist
Big knife
Weatherproof coat
25
Shootist
Assault rifle
Bandana
26
Wasteland Merc
Long rifle
Big dirty hat with a feather in it
27
Radical
Grenade
Old world political pamphlet
28
Maniac
Shank
Mania
31
Cave Dweller
Club
Hallucinogenic Mushrooms
32
Goon
Cosh
Gasmask
33
Ganger
Pocket Pistol
Fashionable wasteland gear
34
Horse-Raider
Harpoon
Dirty horse
35
Groveler
Broken bottle
Leathery, calloused skin
36
Scavenger
Crowbar
Box of rusty tools
37
Hunter
Scoped rifle
Mutant pelt coat
38
Rig Rider
Explosive Javelin
Safety Harness
41
Pill-Eater
Fistful of pills
Pockets full of pills
42
Mudlark
Prodding stick
Mud-wading stilts
43
Trigger
Machine pistol
Black hat
44
Pollution Canary
Glowing green rock
Radiation burns
45
Blade Smith
Wrought iron machete
Asbestos gloves
46
Bounty Hunter
Pistol
Lasso
47
Deserter
Assault rifle
No ammo
48
Pit-fighter
Spiked gauntlet
Tight leather harness
51
Human Cattle
Chains
Nude
52
Feral
Sharpened bone
Long wild hair (and beard)
53
Marauder
Submachine gun
Skull mask
54
Psycho
Shiv
Covered in blood
55
Man-Farmer
Whip
Suspicious meat
56
Trader
Walking stick
Old World snacks
57
Bandit
Revolver
Blackened-leather devil mask
58
Corpse Collector
Hook
Corpse
61
Freebooter
an intimidating LMG
No ammunition
62
Widow
Black powder rifle
Wedding ring
63
Serf
Pitchfork
Padlocked collar (no key)
64
Junker
Large wrench
Oily rags
65
Slum citizen
Metal pipe
Stolen water
66
Scout
Scoped rifle
Old World map
67
Kamikaze driver
Nothing
Motorbike with a big bomb strapped to it
68
Pure-strain Human
Shiny pistol
Radiation suit

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