Characters that have appeared in the separate Rollplay series.
Itme JP's character. A Mutant Glaive who Needs No Weapon, his mutations replaced one of his arms with a short stinging tentacle.
Tropes associated with Bleen:
- Bare-Fisted Monk: As a practitioner of Cthu-Fu, he fights with his bare hand and tentacle.
- Beware the Nice Ones: The calmest and kindest member of the team, but also the strongest.
- Charles Atlas Superpower: While his tentacle doesn't count as this trope for obvious reasons, his physical prowess is explained as the result of intensive training.
- Combat Tentacles: Has one that replaces one of his arms. It is very short - 14 inches long with 12 inches in girth - but it has a poisonous stinger that allows it to deal massive amounts of damage.
- Fantastic Fighting Style: Cthu-Fu, a martial art focused on making the most of one's mutations.
- Nice Guy: Calm and friendly to those he meets, always preferring a peaceful approach.
- Mushroom Samba: Ends up accidentally taking a fictional drug in-universe. The effects are amusing.
- Technical Pacifist: Claims to despise fighting, but is the team's primary melee combatant.
- What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway?: When the players rolled for their starting artefacts, Bleen got a stocking that is always warm. He uses it as a sheath for his tentacle.
Jesse Cox's character. A Driven Jack who Fights Dirty.
Tropes associated with Pocket:
- An Arm and a Leg: Ends up having his hand eaten by his living solvent.
- Badass Moustache: It is when you light a cigarette on it.
- The Chessmaster: Successfully tricked the rest of the party into helping him access the cloning machine.
- Combat Pragmatist: The Fights Dirty focus allows him to take advantage of an opponent who is knocked down, stunned, etc.
- Dirty Coward: Opts to flee from battle and leave his allies behind at least twice, even when he could help them with little challenge. He never succeeds, though.
- Dual Wielding: Uses two daggers in melee combat, though this is purely for cosmetic effect.
- Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He may be the least morally bound member of the party, but he's doing everything he can to bring his wife and son back to life.
- Et Tu, Brute?: Betrays the rest of the team to take control of the cloning machine.
- "Freaky Friday" Flip: Switched bodies with his son five years ago, through the same means that Amelia and Renton did.
- Friendly Sniper: Has a cheerful demeanour and is the only member of the team with a bow.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: He activates his living solvent, hoping it will help him in battle. It takes his hand.
- Jerkass: Has no qualms about leaving his allies behind, keeps valuable information from them, and unnecessarily intimidates an old man into giving him information.
- Knife Nut: Wields two daggers in melee combat.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: Unlike Triple A, Pocket's real name is unknown.
- The Smart Guy: Translates what the Gruelling Mentats are saying, and also figures out how their machine works.
- Smoking Is Cool: Pocket casually smokes to display how little he cares about a situation.
- Token Evil Teammate: More neutral than evil, but certainly less heroic than the others.
- Walking Spoiler
- "Well Done, Son!" Guy: Though it's more vitriolic than the usual instances of this trope, Pocket wishes to prove to his late father that Pocket is superior to him. At least, that's what he'd have you believe. In reality, he wishes to resurrect his family.
Alaric Avery Atwell/Triple A
Luperza's character. A Mystical Nano who Controls Beasts, his animal companion is a seskii (reptillian dog-thing) called Chomper.
Tropes associated with Triple A:
- Alliterative Name: Alaric Avery Atwell.
- All of the Other Reindeer: Chomper became Triple A's only friend post-mechanization.
- The Beastmaster: The Controls Beasts focus grants him this power, though so far he only has a seskii companion.
- Butt-Monkey: Takes a lot more damage than the rest of the team.
- Hollywood Cyborg: Became mostly mechanical prior to the story.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: Is almost never referred to by his real name.
- We Can Rebuild Him: Severely injured in an accident before the events of the story, most of his organic matter was replaced with machinery.
- Whip It Good: Uses a whip in combat. Unlike most beastmasters who use whips, Triple A doesn't use it to discipline his animals.
DJ Wheat's character. An Impulsive Nano who Separates Mind From Body, she is a woman in a man's body.
Tropes associated with Amelia Braxxon:
- Ambiguous Gender: She has modified Renton's body to appear more androgynous, hoping to cause confusion among those she wishes to trick.
- Black Mage: Has access to the Onslaught esotery.
- "Freaky Friday" Flip: She accidentally swapped bodies with her colleague Renton before the events of the story. She survived, while Renton didn't.
- Gender Bender: As mentioned above, she switched bodies with her male colleague.
- Psychic Powers: Amelia can use her Third Eye ability to view distant areas.
- Royal Rapier: She uses one in melee combat. Doesn't follow the tradition of being a noble, however.
Wilbur "Higgs" Higgins III
Itme JP's character. An uncouth conman and leader of the Swan Song. Handles the negotiation and navigation for the ship.
DJ Wheat's character. Psychic and computer expert for the Swan Song.
iNControl's character. Security officer for the Swan Song. A mercenary who always keeps himself professional, even to the point of habit.
silentOsiris' character. Medical officer and pilot of the Swan Song. Blessed with the ability to speak Ancient Shindalian.
Silent Osiris' character. Pilot and sniper for the Swan Song. A representative for the Order of Annunciation and a specialist regarding AI interaction.
iNcontrol's character. Cyborg and the bodyguard of the Swan Song. Has cybernetics due to destruction of Andoni.
silentOsiris' character. Psychic and engineer for the Swan Song. He is from Sigrid and studied in Hoveyda.
- Adorkable: Socially awkward, especially around fellow Sigridans.
Real name Mako Zefnie, a Japanese-Greek human decker played by Marcus "djWHEAT" Graham. b0nb0n is the de facto leader of Bomb Threat.
Tropes associated with b0nb0n:
Real name Lorenzo Salvador, a cybernetic troll played by JP "itmeJP" McDaniel.
Tropes associated with Crusher:
- Ax-Crazy: Most of the decisions Crusher makes are quite drastic and brutal, surprising the other team members sometimes even.
- Dumb Muscle
- It's All About Me: Not as bad as Nightsass but this quote says it all:Crusher: I'm the only shadowrunner in this group.
- Murder Is the Best Solution
Real name Marcellin Nezih Louis, an elvish dove-shaman played by Brooke "Dodger" Leigh.
Tropes associated with Breakdown:
- Crosscast Role: Breakdown is male, while Dodger is female.
- The Call Knows Where You Live: Is pulled back into shadowrunning after leaving the team to work at a clinic.
- The Medic
- Token Good Teammate
An AK-wielding ex-rockstar played by Kaitlyn "kaitlyn" Richelle.
Tropes associated with Nightsass:
- It's All About Me: Understatement
- Robot Buddy: Mr. Extreme, a home service bot she comes across in Tokyo. After the Time Skip, he's her personal drone.
- Shameless Fanservice Girl: She has no qualms about getting naked or otherwise showing off her body in front of somebody else.
- Took a Level in Badass: Becomes a full-fledged rigger after the year-long Time Skip following the botched Tokyo job.
A halfling bard who specializes in fire magic played by shannonZkiller
Tropes associated with Bardric:
A human eldritch night played by JP "itmeJP" McDaniel
Tropes associated with Captain Koke:
Casper 'Cypress' Tooley
A human druid played by Ellohime
Tropes associated with Casper 'Cypress' Tooley
Human cleric supposedly the daughter of Rona godess of the hearth played by shannonZkiller
Tropes associated with Clara
- Drop the Hammer: Wields a warhammer from her clerical training
A human rouge that was once a noble played by pokket
Tropes associated with Darius
- Archer Archetype: Noticably less cold than the standard archetype. But proves his skill and stealthyness several times over the series
- Anything That Moves: Is shown to not care who he sleeps with.
Doctor Grigori Petrochiv
A human cleric, born somewhere in the east marches he is a doctor though no one has seen his credentials, Played by Adam 'Skinyghost' Koebel
Tropes associated with Doctor Grigori
- Dark and Troubled Past: Spent his youth as a slave after his tribe was destroyed in a raid, holds an immense hatred of civilization ever since
- Husky Russkie: His accent is strongly remminscent of a russian accent
- I'm a Humanitarian: When he finds an old rival slave, this ends up the fate of said slave.
- Mad Doctor: His credentials show him to be a skilled physician, not that anyone has seen them
- Token Evil Teammate: Relishes his oppurtunities to be evil
Season 1The first season took place in the Riverlands of the Court of Swords. Three Magistrates was sent out to investigate small fishing village. What they found in said village shook the Courts finest to their core...
A hill dwarf Cleric of Temperance, Magistrate of the court of Swords.Played by Dansgaming
Tropes associated with Baern
- Drop the Hammer: Wields a warhammer
A fire genasi rogue, Magistrate of the court of Swords.Played by Gassy Mexican
Tropes associated with Velimir
- Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: When two thirds of the party of three magistrates gets downed, his survival instinct kicks in and he abandon them to live another day. Thankfully the two gets better.
An air genasi barbarian, Colonel and Magistrate of the Court of Swords.Played by itmeJP
Season 2The second season takes place in the disputed region of Xu Lin Valley. Four convicted men, shackled with magic bracelets are sent out by the Court of Swords to find information and items that can strengthen the Courts claim to the valley over their rivals in the Court of Coins.
Ramus KrillA human cleric of the sun arcana Became a cleric of the tower after his death and resurrection, Played by Dansgaming
- Asshole Victim: Probably deserved his initial enslavement considering his treatment of others.
- The Soulless: After being raised by Hazan his higher soul is missing, leaving only his earthly soul which retains his garbage qualities
- Light Is Not Good: Not evil per say but certainly an asshole. For a sun cleric Still an asshole but what to expect from a cleric of the tower
- It's All About Me: this qoute says a lot about Ramus "Insignificant FOOL, I shall answer your measly questions when and IF I feel Like it. RAMUS CORNELIUS KRILL has seen and done things you will never know. YOU SHOULD BOW DOWN AND WORSHIP MY FEET, for you do not know to whom you speak!"
Berg the UndyingA half-orc barbarian and slave of the court of swords, played by Gassy Mexican
- Asshole Victim: Not a good person but he probably doesn't deserve all that the tower throws his way.
- The Big Guy: Is the character who is the best at physical fighting.
- The Determinator: Mechanically as a barbarian and a half orc he is a hard individual to take down, he is now the longest surviving character, earning him the epitaph "The Undying".
- Drop the Hammer:Wields the apology of emperor fae, after escaping the Caverns of the Rock Gnome King, for the first time.
- Dumb Muscle: Has the lowest intellgence and wisdom of the party.
- Made a Slave: Used to be slave when he was younger.
- Miles to Go Before I Sleep: Having survived for long in the shadow of the tower berg has lost all motivation to live aside for his service of the tower.
- The Corruption: After encountering the crystal prism in the drug mines of the red banner, his soul acts as a vampire absorbing other souls, which is slowly changing Berg into something Otherworldly.
PersnidgetronA forest gnome ranger, played by Day 9.
- Break the Cutie: Suffers through the near genocide of the forest gnomes at the hands of the Rock Gnome King, and the Mara. As well as the death of several of his companions in his quest to defeat the Rock Gnome King
Jubilant Black GaleA kenku Cleric, played by itmeJP
- Bird People
- Voice Changeling: Mimic words, sounds and sentences learnt from various people and beings.