The Big Black Book o' Runners

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« on: <09-20-10/2105:30> »
Disclaimer:  This is not a game thread.  I'm not starting a game.  This is a general thread for character sheets.

So, here's the M.O.  You can post in this thread if you want to play a pBp game, but can't find an open recruitment thread at the time.  Post that you want to play, post who you'd like to play, or post your full character sheet and bio.  Hell, you could start with the first, move on to the second and then graduate to the third.  That's the magic of the edit function.

General suggestions for maximum utility:
1st, in bold, put that the character is LOOKING FOR WORK.  If you find a game with that character, please change this in an edit - Put the name of the game, whatever you like.  Your current situation is the most important information you could post here.  It's bad form to say you're looking for work when you're not.

2nd, go ahead and post your preferred archetype and your commitment level.  This will let potential GMs know whether to actively recruit you for the game.  So, if you want to play a Dronomancer and think you can handle 3+ posts in a week, let the potential GMs know.

3rd, if you build a character before the game starts, make sure to record how you did so.  Most popular choice here will naturally be 400BP, RAW, all books, but some people will favor German karmagen, street level, house rule, prime runner, or even base book only campaigns.  Being able to quickly modify a character to fit the rules of a game is a big plus.

4th, this information can be exceedingly long, especially if you have multiple characters for whom you're actively trying to find games (e.g. casting your net wide and posting up builds for multiple roles.)  Therefore, if you want to host the sheet on Google Docs, or other quick-share site, that's an excellent idea.  But still, a quick blurb and an overall point breakdown should help GMs get an idea of the chap.  [i.e. Race (20 - Ork)  Attributes (210 - Mundane) Qualities (+20 -30) Skills (124)  Contacts (16) Gear (40)]  A little shorthand description will sell the link to the sheet and help keep you from being passed by.

Good luck and happy gaming.
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« Reply #1 on: <09-22-10/1234:42> »
Status: Looking for Work

I sit at a computer all day at work.  I can post most any time.

400 points all books

Race: Human
Abilities 210
Qualities +35, -35
Skils 126
Gear 40
Contacts 24
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« Reply #2 on: <10-05-10/1921:48> »
Status: Looking for Work
Availability: -8 GMT, can post quite often through the day and early evening, up to 19:00 PST.

Preferred archtype: Mage, shamans and conjurers. If it's magic, I'm on it.

Name: "FoxBoy", "Foxy", "Kitsune"... and a few that can't be printed, depending on who I pissed off this time.
Race: SURGE Fox Shifter Mage
Books: Base, RC, Digital Grimore, Street Magic


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« Reply #3 on: <10-26-10/1311:20> »
Status: Looking for Work
Posting Availability: Most days of the week.
Preferred archtype(s): I prefer Street Sams, Mercs and Physads.

I have access to most published 4th gen books. I prefer the Point System, but most willing to dabble in most other forms of char gen  :D

Angela Rogers a.k.a "Angelus" - Female Elven Samurai, formerly of the Tir Defence Force. Trademarked by her platinum hair and right silverchrome cyberarm.

Kira Vladik a.k.a "Ivory" - Female human physad, cybered after losing her leg in an ill-fated firefight with Tir deserters in Tarislar. Russian Native with ties to the Seattle Kombinat.

Christine Salem Baker a.k.a "Christy/Cristal" -  Female Ork Merc. An ex-KE operative, now turned Runner. Connections in the Ork underground. Both arms are gunmetal cybernetic replacements following a run-in with a very illtempered Mantis spirit.

To be continued.
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« Reply #4 on: <11-04-10/1902:07> »
Status: Looking for Work
Availability: Most any time. Have school, but I'm on the computer daily. Never played a PbP before, would really like to.

Preferred archtype: I really like making themed or 'combo' characters. Not super picky about what they are, but I lean toward the freaks and/or awakened characters. I don't mind which role I play in a party either.

Character: Open for debate. What would fit in your game? What do you need? ;)
Books: I caught 'em all.
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« Reply #5 on: <12-15-10/1554:16> »
For both i'm pretty much available without problems(for now), but i'm in a GMT +1 timezone. :)

Looking for Work
Stryker, male elf Combat Mage. Looking for serious work and/or company. Can do magic of all kinds, not only blasting, but is trained only in combat, magic and infiltration. Got his own gear and is ready to go. Has some trouble with law (criminal SIN) and a certain AA corp magical dept. that wants him dead/back.

Character build: 400 BP
Stats: Attribute focus, low-to-medium skills, no skills beyond magic/combat/infil. Uncommon tradition. Positive qualities 10, negative 35.
Full character sheet here.

Offering Work !!!
Three to four experienced runners willing to make a short trip to the Old World. Requirements: no obvious criminal record, able to work in unfamiliar environment, no corporate affiliation, no governmental affiliation. Job will require around two-three weeks to complete. It will be more than one operation, and will require hiring of local talents for support. No fishy stuff, only honest shadowrunning.
Mechanics: 500 BP characters with no further restrictions, gear availability 16, at least one matrix, and one magic specialist. Plus a face with linguistic skills, or language skillsofts. Characters will be deployed via smuggling routes, so no bulky gear allowed.

Disclaimer: Yeah, i'm up for a challenge. The group i've assembled is lazy and won't even decide on a game, so i'm not really willing to mourn them. I can make a PBF here instead, with Seattle-based characters going abroad. :)

P.S. I'd need to learn working both the numbers, and getting the hang of Shadowrun GM'ing there, so i'll probably make mistakes. Feel free to point them out, whether you will play, or not.
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« Reply #6 on: <12-17-10/0832:45> »
Merc' Directory

[( I am always up for a run, 'pending on when I am up and on the internet. I usually have a lot of free time. So, if work is available, I am interested. )]

~Entry #1~

Street Name: Bet
Metatype: Human
Age: 21
Maturity Rating: Extreme
Status: INCOMPLETE / Seeking Employment..

A/Notes: Working on this character recently.. He should be up and running for work soon. If a run becomes available. He can become available sooner.

Extra Notes: Once I get my first actual Shadowrun character completed, more will become available when I have gotten use to roleplaying with numbers.-- Descriptive running would be well appreciated but not required. I am open to many styles of pBp; First person, Third person, etc...

So, Yea, just private message me with the details. ;]

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« Reply #7 on: <01-03-11/1351:49> »
Yani is currently working the European Vacation job

Archetype is a sprite heavy technomancer. I can handle posting every day.

Yani is a 400 BP character build using RAW, arsenal, and unwired. I am able to convert him into a karmagen, 350BP, or 450 BP as per request of the GM.

Race: Elf, 180 BP in stats, 134 BP in skills, 10 BP in positive qualities, and 10 BP in negative qualities. He is able to handle the physical realm, so we are not talking about an invalid in a bed somewhere, hacking the world. Charisma heavy technoshaman hybrid. Follow this link for the full character sheet.
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« Reply #8 on: <01-05-11/1000:13> »
Streetname: Cast
Metatype: Human
Archetype: Mage
Gender: Male
Status: Looking for work
Availability: Anytime
Location: Seattle, UCAS

Will build the character and post his sheet soon.  Reading Street Magic right now and purchasing Arsenal today.  Will create sooner if work is available.  
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« Reply #9 on: <01-21-11/0156:20> »
Torro Rojo Willing to relocate for work

Archetype is Street Samurai\Assult Team. I can post 3+ a week.

Character Build 400BP Ork build 180 Stats, 130 skills, 46 gear, 19 in contacts, 20 in postive quailties, and 15 in Negative quailties using all books.  Did Use Twelve limit on my gear.

Will send resume(character Sheet) if intrested.


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Looking for Work

My preferred archetype would be a face, but I'm flexible. (Hence the lack of character information.) I work at a desk-job so I'd be able to post frequently.


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Looking for work

first time playing PbP, so id like to use an archetype from the rule book, preferably the Orc Combat hacker.
Ill play pretty much anything though.


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Silk: Employed: Messy Biz Game died :(
Rafa: Employed: Horizon Game died :(
Wagner the Pirate Game died :(
Rafa Yet another dead game (Standard rules)
Aswan 'Silk' Cuttler (Face) -- Bio, Sheet (400BP, standard rules, one re-flavored quality w/ unchanged effects)
Female Elf (Human Looking)  Age: 60 (Looking +/- 25)
Dead gameFrank: Unemployed:  In the Absence of Light, Darkness Prevails

Rafael 'Rafa' Ruiz (Sniper, Melee, Stealth)-- Sheet (Gang-level rules: 30BP gear, max. 8 avail, free gang contact)
(Latin Ork Chulos Gang member)
Dead gameRafa v2 Sheet
Dead gameRafa: Gang Related
Dead gameFranklin "Bloodhound Frank" Westwood Jr. (P.I. for the bizarre) Sheet (400BP + 25Karma)
UnplayedCheveyo ‘Chev’ Ngoyva aka Whistler (Augmented Melee/Sniper/Infiltrator) Sheet (400BP)
K.I.A..Wagner, Viktor 'Vik' Vedel

Availability: I live in GMT timezone. Available every morning and evening. At day it depends on how busy it is at work but should be able to post a couple of times usually. Sundays vary, from all day to not at all.
In short: Shouldn't be a problem...

Silk, Messy Biz

Birthname: Amber Jennifer Phara Westwood
Alias: Silk
Race: Elf
Sex: Female
Age: 63, appears 20-30 depending on identity
Nationality: No official SIN, Currently lives in Seattle
Lifestyle: Low
Karma: Spent 49, Unspent 0
Composure: 10
Judge Intentions: 14
Memory: 6


64 (8)3 (4)1
Edge (Left)Magic/ResonanceEssenceInitiative
3 (3) 6 (4) 4.20 7 (8), 2IP

Physical TrackDamage (Mod)Stun TrackDamage (Mod)

Positive Qualities
Restricted Gear (Muscle Toner)
Ambidextrous (No Off-Hand Penalty)
Low-Light Vision
Linguist (+2 to Language Skills)

Negative Qualities
In Debt 2 (7.500Y left to pay)
Vindictive (Composure (2) not to want revenge when slighted.)
Hyper-Social* (-1 Perception when in range of Matrix, can be asked to make Willpower(1) to remain focused in a non-stressful situation. *:Reflavored AIPS)
Day Job (Works 10hrs a week in a "Men's Club"/Escort Service.)
Incompetent, Pilot Ground Craft (Never had to drive anything herself.)

Active Skills
Influence Skill Group3
Stealth Skill Group2
(Agi) Archery07
(Agi) Automatics07
(Agi) Blades07
(Agi) Clubs513 (+2 Tasers)
(Cha) Computer14
(Cha) Con316
(Int) Disguise26 (+1 Men's Loafers, +2 Kit)
(Rea) Dodge03
(Agi) Escape Artist07
(Cha) Etiquette316
(Agi) Gunnery07
(Agi) Gymnastics311 (+2 Tumbling)
(Agi) Heavy Weapons07
(Agi) Intimidation114
(Agi) Infiltration210
(Cha) Leadership316
(Agi) Longarms07
(Cha) Negotiation316
(Agi) Palming211
(Int) Perception18 (+3 Visual or Sound)
(Rea) Pilot Ground Craft17
(Agi) Pistols513 (+2 Tasers)
(Int) Shadowing26
(Agi) Unarmed Combat07

Knowledge & Language Skills (+2 Linguist Included)
Japanese (Speak)3 (5)7 (9)
Sperethiel (Speak)3 (5)7 (9)
Bars and Clubs26
Security Design37
Security Tactics26
Shadow Community15

Adept Powers
Commanding Voice
Improved Reflexes 1
Kinesics 3
Nimble Fingers
Voice Control

Attention Coprocessor Rating 3
Muscle Toner Rating 4
Sleep Regulator
Tailored Pheromones Rating 3
Voice Modulator

Ballistic 10, Impact 8
Form-Fitting Full-Body Suit9/3
+YNT SoftWeave
+Fire Resistance 1
+Insulation 1
+Thermal Damping 6
+Nonconductivity 4
+Ruthenium Polymer Coating
SecureTech Arm Casing0/1
SecureTech Forearm Guard0/1
+Auto-Injector (Jazz)0/1
SecureTech Shin Guard0/1
SecureTech Vitals Protector1/1

Ares Viper Slivergun
   +Concealable Holster
   +Smartgun System, External
   +Additional Clip, Pistol
   +Electronic Firing
   +Firing Selection Change, Small Mod (FA)
   +Improved Range Finder
   +Sound Suppressor
   Pool: 15   DV: 8P(f)   AP: +5   RC: 2
Defiance EX Shocker
   +Hidden Gun Arm Slide
   +Smartgun System, Internal
   +Additional Clip
   +Advanced Safety, Electro Shocker
   +Advanced Safety, Glue Trap
   +Gecko Grip
   +Personalized Grip, Melee
   Pool: 16 (18)   DV: 8S(e)   AP: -half   RC: 0
Defiance EX Shocker
   +Quick-Draw Holster
   +Smartgun System, Internal
   +Additional Clip
   +Extended Clip
   +Firing Selection Change, Small Mod (SA)
   +Improved Range Finder
   +Personalized Grip
   Pool: 15 (17)   DV: 8S(e)   AP: -half   RC: 1
Morrissey Élan
   +Smartgun System, Internal
   +Easy Breakdown, Manual
   +Electronic Firing
   +Thermal Suppressor
   Pool: 15   DV: 4P   AP: -   RC: 1
Yamaha Sakura Fubuki
   +Hidden Gun Arm Slide
   +Smartgun System, External
   +Custom Look Rating 2
   +Electronic Firing
   +Gecko Grip
   +Improved Range Finder
   +Melee Hardening
   Pool: 15   DV: 4P   AP: -   RC: 2

Unarmed Attack
   Pool: 7   DV: 1S   AP: -   RC: 0
Defiance EX Shocker Melee
   Pool: 16/15   DV: 8S(e)   AP: -half   RC: 0
AZ-150 Stun Baton
   +Advanced Safety, Electro Shocker
   +Flashlight, Infrared
   +Flashlight, Low-Light
   +Gecko Grip
   +Personalized Grip, Melee
   Pool: 16   DV: 7S(e)   AP: -half   RC: 0

Grenade: Gas
   Pool: 7   DV: Chemical (10m Radius)   AP: -   RC: 0
Grenade: Smoke
   Pool: 7   DV: (10m Radius)   AP: -   RC: 0
Grenade: Thermal Smoke
   Pool: 7   DV: (10m Radius)   AP: -   RC: 0
Commlink: Flash-Pak
   Pool: 13   DV: Special   AP: -2   RC: 0

Ammo: Capsule Rounds (Holdouts) x20
Ammo: EX-Explosive Rounds (Light Pistols) x50
Ammo: Flechette Rounds (Heavy Pistols) x90
Ammo: Hi-C Plastic Rounds (Holdouts) x20
Ammo: Regular Ammo (Light Pistols) x70
Ammo: Stick-n-Shock (Light Pistols) x40
Ammo: Stick-n-Shock (Holdouts) x30
Ammo: Subsonic Rounds (Holdouts) x30
Ammo: Taser Dart (Tasers) x120
(Lots of spare clips)

Grenade: Gas x2
Grenade: Smoke x3
Grenade: Thermal Smoke x3

Martial Arts
Arnis De Mano
   +inflict dmage when making Called Shot to disarm
Two Weapon Style

Renraku Sensei (Response 2, System 2, Firewall 6, Signal 4)
   +Subvocal Microphone
   +Hardening Rating 6
   +Armor Case Rating 5
   +Analyze Rating 5 [Copy Protection 5, Ergonomic, Optimization 3, Registration]
   +Command Rating 5 [Copy Protection 5, Optimization 3, Registration]
   +Browse Rating 3 [Copy Protection 5, Optimization 1, Registration]
   +Edit Rating 5 [Copy Protection 5, Optimization 3, Registration]

Contact Lenses Rating 3
   +Flare Compensation
Glasses Rating 4
   +Vision Enhancement Rating 3
   +Vision Magnification
Handheld Sensor
   +Non-Linear Junction Detector Rating 6
   +Motion Sensor
Headphones Rating 1
   +Spatial Recognizer
Earbuds Rating 2
   +Audio Enhancement Rating 3
   +Select Sound Filter Rating 3

Fake SIN Rating 4 (Takada Del'Shai, Lawyer)
Fake License Rating 4 x2
Fake SIN Rating 4 (Aswan Cuttler, Stripper)
Fake License Rating 4 x2
Fake SIN Rating 3 (Oren Fukuyama, Shiawase Bank mid-level exec.)

Adhesive Rating 6 x5
Adhesive Solvent Rating 6 x7
Alkahest x2
Babbler Rating 6
Backpack (-6 Conceal Compartment w/ Case Lining 3)
Body Paint x5
Butt Pack(-6 Conceal Compartment w/ Case Lining)
Carcerands w/ Slab x4 (Timings: 5 mins, 15 mins, 1hr, 3hr)
CleenTac x6
C-Squared Rating 6 x5
False-bottomed Attache Case (-6 Conceal Compartment w/ Case Lining 3)
Freeze Foam Rating 6 x4
Gamma-Scopolamine x10
Gas Mask
Gecko Tape Gloves
Glue Sprayer
Jazz x5
Laés Cigarette x10
Medkit Rating 6
Microwire (100 m)
Nano-Fixx x5
Nanopaste Disguise (Small Container)
Olfactory Camouflage x10
Plasteel Restraints x2
Plastic Restraints x10
Rappelling Gloves
Respirator Rating 6
Scent-masking Cigarette x8
Slap Patch x2
Spectrum Permanent Polish
Stimulant Patch Rating 6 x3
Tag Eraser
Tool Kit (Disguise)
Wire Clippers
Women's Modez

MONEY:  5455Y

Vehicles and Drones
Dodge Scoot (Scooter)
   +Improved Economy
   +Motorcycle Gyro Stabilization
   +Morphing License Plate
   +Pilot Program Rating 3
   +Spoof Chip
   +Maneuver Rating 3
      +Copy Protection Rating 3
   +Mapsoft Rating 3
   +Vehicle Sensor
+110/15603421 (Signal: 5)09.015¥ Total

MicroWeave Spider (Small)
   +Chameleon Coating
   +Gecko Tips
   +Improved Sensor Array
   +Signal 4
   +Smoke Projector
   +Adaptability Rating 2
      +Copy Protection Rating 2
   +Clearsight Rating 2
      +Copy Protection Rating 2
   +Covert Ops Rating 2
      +Copy Protection Rating 2
   +Medium Drone Sensor
      +Camera Neutralizer Rating 6
      +Camera Rating 6 [Thermographic, Vision Enhancement 3, Vision Magnification]
   +Tool Kit (Clothing Repair)
+01/22106459.600¥ Total

BloodClaw / Chrona, Ghoul Fixer (Tamanous?)C3 L1
Cheyenne 'Miss C' Cordel, Close Friend, Fixer, SpyC4 L5
Creepy Joe, Street Doc, Fixer (Tamanous?)C3 L1
Frank Robben, Horizon Middle Manager C4 L2
James Porter, Bartender, Gossip and RumorsC2 L2
Tanya Salt, Elf Teenager (Close w/ Ancients)C1 L3

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« Reply #13 on: <03-14-11/1753:37> »
Timmy: Employed: Auburn: Logrolling

I have the option of posting from work or home so, i am able to post frequently and as needed.

The character sheet for Timmy is linked below.  He is a technomancer that leans toward rigging and drones.
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« Reply #14 on: <03-15-11/1649:15> »
Juicer: currently employed - The Rocky Dino Danger Hour! dwarf adept, long-range recon and medic. (char sheet pending)
Gracie Sunset: looking for work - 2.5 meters of face, gillette, joygirl, music producer, DJ... she's the amazin Gracie. Denver-based but enjoys travel. (char sheet)
Lovecraft: looking for work - ork hacker adept who's physical enough to bring his cutting-edge hacking with the team in person, not hiding weak meat behind a VR link. (char sheet)
Stillwaters: currently employed - Messy Biz. Algonquin expat shaman who focuses on digging up secrets, with a close connection to his ancestors' spirits. Currently Seattle-based. (char sheet)

All 400bp characters, with access to all 4th ed books. I can post at whatever frequency is desired.
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