History Characters / ArcanumOfSteamworksAndMagickObscura

7th Sep '16 4:51:55 PM TotemicHero
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* LastOfHisKin: Played with. A number of his family are still alive, but they were all horribly crippled or maimed. He's the only one who was able to walk away...literally.

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* LastOfHisKin: LastOfHisKind: Played with. A number of his family are still alive, but they were all horribly crippled or maimed. He's the only one who was able to walk away...literally.
7th Sep '16 4:51:36 PM TotemicHero
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[[folder:Party Members]]
!! The Main Character

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[[folder:Party Members]]
!! The Main Character
[[folder:The Living One]]



!!Tropes not specific to the pre-made characters:



* CanonName: The various default characters have built in names, backstories, and stat builds.



* MultipleChoicePast

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* MultipleChoicePastMultipleChoicePast: You can give yourself a more general background, or pick from several pre-made characters who all have more detailed backstories.


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* SchrodingersPlayerCharacter: In a sense. At the start, you will find the dead bodies all of the preset characters that you did not pick (and if you made your own, all of them will be dead).


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!!Ludgard Bloodstone
The son of a dwarven miner, Ludgard preferred tinkering with advanced machines. He's traveling to go study at Tarant University. One of the pre-made [=PCs=].

* WhyCouldntYouBeDifferent: Subverted. While his father disapproved of his son's tinkering (valuing manual labor himself), he ultimately let Ludgard follow his own path and arranged for him to attend the university.

!!Godfrey Castleburger
A wealthy gnome merchant's son, Godfrey was sent abroad on a learning journey. One of the pre-made [=PCs=].

* ArmsDealer: His family's business is based on this, and his selected skills seem to be along the lines of him following in their footsteps.

!!Solomon Doone
A scion of an evil clan of necromancers, Doone left his kin behind after an ugly family dispute. One of the pre-made [=PCs=].

* DeathByChildbirth: His mother suffered this giving birth to him.
* LastOfHisKin: Played with. A number of his family are still alive, but they were all horribly crippled or maimed. He's the only one who was able to walk away...literally.
* {{Necromancer}}: His entire family is made of them, and Solomon is no exception.

!!Muck Evil Eye
A tough half-ogre raised among ogres, he's working aboard the airship to pay his way. One of the pre-made [=PCs=].

* HumanMomNonHumanDad: Flipped around; his mother was an ogre.

!!D'ren Le'lor
A daydreamer, D'ren left his hunter father behind in order to look for adventure. One of the pre-made [=PCs=].

* JumpedAtTheCall: As soon as he felt ready, he left his home to seek adventure in Tarant.
* MageMarksman: His basic build, blending archery and magic spells.

!!Merik Luggerton

A poor half-orc who lucked into winning in an underground fighting ring. He used the money to go to Tarant. One of the pre-made [=PCs=].

* GoodOldFisticuffs: His fighting specialty.

!!Horace [=McGinley=]
A half-elven thief, Horace grew up an orphan. The money he stole he used to buy airship tickets. One of the pre-made [=PCs=].

* OrphansOrdeal: He did not get along in orphanages, and thus ended up on the streets. This led to him becoming a thief.

!!Ke'ree Melange
A half-elven daughter of a human politician and an elven sorceress, she set out for Tarant on her own. One of the pre-made [=PCs=]

* HumanMomNonHumanDad: Again a flip, her mother was the elf.
* MasterOfNone: Due to starting with skill points in both magic and technology, she will never achieve the maximum power of either.
* MeaningfulName: "Melange" is derived from a French word meaning "mixture". It's doubly fitting for a half-elf who seeks to blend magic and technology together.
* TheMedic: Her default skill selection is mainly about having healing for every situation, be it magical or technological.

!!B'elan T'seraa
An elven noblewoman, fulfilling her duty by going out into the world and finding out what is happening. One of the pre-made [=PCs=].

* ForestRanger: Her default skill set is based on this archetype.
* ShelteredAristocrat: She's never seen the lands beyond her forest home, and part of her wants to be back there.

!!Victoria Warrington
Daughter of a noble family since fallen into disgrace, Victoria craves adventure above all else. One of the pre-made [=PCs=].

* GuileHero: She specializes in speech-based skills.
* JumpedAtTheCall: When she had a chance to win an airship ticket in a game of dice at the local tavern, she took it.

!!Clarisse Vorak
A half-orc woman who hid her orc blood in order to apprentice herself to an apothecary, she was kicked out when the truth was found out. One of the pre-made [=PCs=].

* PersonaNonGrata: Due to being a half-orc (although the fact that she hid it by passing as full human also may be part of it).

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20th Jul '16 8:13:19 AM Kytseo
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* CanonName: The various default characters have built in names, backstories, and stat builds.
27th Mar '16 8:28:00 AM undyingembers
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* TechnicalPacifist: All of his experiments in Black Necromancy were on people who were already dead. [[spoiler: He also never harms anyone directly until the final confrontation with the player, instead manipulating the Dark Elves and the Molochean hand to do his bidding.]]
17th Jan '16 12:28:35 PM thisissostupid
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* DisproportionateReward: Downplayed: From Maxim's point, it's even too little help to give a healer robot to the one who saved the work of his life, assemble him a powerful gun and teach him Mastery, but that's all he can do. From the Living One's point, it's slightly disproportionate because the PC only has [[spoiler: to keep that broken camera from crash site with him.]]

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* DisproportionateReward: Downplayed: From Downplayed - from Maxim's point, it's even too little help to give a healer robot to perspective, giving the one person who saved the his life's work of his life, assemble him a healing robot, a powerful gun and teach him Mastery, but that's all he can do. Mastery training in Repair is far too little. From the Living One's point, point of view, it's slightly disproportionate because the PC only has [[spoiler: to keep that broken camera from crash site with him.]]
18th Nov '15 6:09:08 AM Ramidel
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The King of all dwarves, who was forced to sentence the entire clan to banishment under the threat of a world war between dwarves and elves (whose woods are now being destroyed with dwarven technology, which was given to human by said clan). Soon after he begun to suspect that he was deceived ( [[spoiler:he was indeed, by Dark Elves]]) and felt himself a traitor. The guilt finally broke him and drove him to exile. However, PC can convince him that it wasn't a treason, while his exile ''is''.

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The King of all dwarves, who was forced to sentence the entire clan to banishment under the threat of a world war between dwarves and elves (whose woods are now being destroyed with dwarven technology, which was given to human by said clan). Soon after he begun to suspect that he was deceived ( [[spoiler:he was indeed, by Dark Elves]]) and felt himself a traitor. The guilt finally broke him and drove him to exile. [[spoiler: However, the PC can convince him that it wasn't a treason, while his exile ''is''.
''is''.]]



* LongLived: He's a dwarf and an old one; old enough to ''personally'' remember the last dwarven civil war. [[spoiler: And in the ending where he retakes the throne, he lives exceptionally long even by Dwarven standards, reaching an age of 800 before passing away.]]



* WarIsHell: He knows that better than anyone.

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* WarIsHell: He knows that better than anyone.anyone, having lived through the dwarven civil war.
12th Nov '15 1:01:12 AM Doug86
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* ShoutOut: Along with Virgil, to ''Literature/DivineComedy''.

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* ShoutOut: Along with Virgil, to ''Literature/DivineComedy''.
''Literature/TheDivineComedy''.
12th Nov '15 1:00:11 AM Doug86
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* MeaningfulName / ShoutOut: Vergil was the guide to the protagonist of ''Literature/DivineComedy''.

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* MeaningfulName / ShoutOut: Vergil Virgil was the guide to the protagonist of ''Literature/DivineComedy''.''Literature/TheDivineComedy''.
4th Nov '15 4:14:16 PM InterLoper
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* CombatMedic

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* CombatMedicCombatMedic: of HealingHands variety.




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* UndyingLoyalty: As he himself proclaims, he'll be with you till the very end. Even if it means plunging into the Dark side.




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* WalkingTheEarth: This guy has been drinking in every single bar in Arcanum. Althrough he can't tell much about the towns around them...



* CharacterTic: His periodical howling.




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* UndyingLoyalty: He won't leave or attack even if he hates you - he's the dog, after all. Althrough, if he hates you and you tell him to wait, you'll be unable to get him back - he'll just growl at you then.



* EvilIsCool: Why apparently he became a necromancer.



* BlessedWithSuck: [[spoiler: Has orcish sthrenth and vitality, but also the appearance. In the world where FantasticRacism flourishes.]]



* LargeAndInCharge: His in-game sprite is noticeably bigger than those of other dwarves.



* HealingHands



* RavenHairIvorySkin: It's in the name.



* ArbitraryHeadcountLimit: Subverted. Like Dante, he'll join you regardless of current amount of your followers due to a bug in his dialog script.



* GoodBadBugs: Like Dante, he'll join you regardless of current amount of your followers due to a bug in his dialog script.



* ArbitraryHeadcountLimit: Subverted. Like Jormund, he'll join you regardless of current amount of your followers due to a bug in his dialog script.



* CombatMedic
* GoodBadBugs: Like Jormund, he'll join you regardless of current amount of your followers due to a bug in his dialog script.

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* CombatMedic
* GoodBadBugs: Like Jormund, he'll join you regardless of current amount of your followers due to a bug in his dialog script.
HealingHands


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* [[spoiler: EleventhHourRanger]]: [[spoiler: Joins you after you free him to stop Kerghan]].
9th Oct '15 11:41:53 AM 4maskwolf
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* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: See the BerserkButton entry.
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