Occupations

Starting occupations

Academic

Academics include librarians, scholars, professors, teachers.
Prerequisite: Age 23+
Skills: Choose three of the following as Relevant Skills (+2 competence bonus):
Use Computer, Gather Information, Knowledge (any)
Wealth Bonus Increase: +3


Adventurer

Adventurers include professional daredevils, big-game hunters, explorers, extreme sportsmen, thrillseekers, field scientists.
Prerequisite: Age 15+
Skills: Choose two of the following as Relevant skills:
Acrobatics, Climb, Pilot, Jump, Knowledge (Tactics, Technology), Ride, Stealth, Survival, Swim, Treat Injury
Bonus Feat: One from Exotic Weapon Proficiency, Martial Arts I, or Weapon Proficiency – Pistol
Wealth Bonus Increase: +1


Athlete

Athletes include gymnasts, boxers, martial artists, swimmers, skaters or competitive sports professionals.
Prerequisite: Strength 13 or Dexterity 13
Skills: Choose two of the following as Relevant skills:
Acrobatics, Climb, Endurance, Jump, Ride, Survival, Swim
Bonus Feat: Choose either Weapon Proficiency – Simple or Martial Arts I
Wealth Bonus Increase:* +1


Blue Collar

Factory workers, food service employees, taxi drivers, postal workers, or any other job not at a desk.
Prerequisite: Age 18+
Skills: Choose four of the following as Relevant skills:
Climb, Endurance, Jump, Mechanics, Pilot, Ride.
Wealth Bonus Increase: +2


Celebrity

Actors, entertainers, newscasters, media personalities..
Prerequisite: Age 15+
Skills: Choose one of the following as Relevant skills:
Deception, Gather Information, Knowledge (Bureaucracy or Statecraft), Persuasion.
Reputation Bonus Increase: +1
Wealth Bonus Increase: +4


Creative

Illustrators, cartoonists, designers, actors, musicians, photographers.
Prerequisite: Age 15+
Skills: Choose four of the following as Relevant skills:
Deception, Knowledge (Bureaucracy or Statecraft), Perception, Persuasion, Use Computer.
Wealth Bonus Increase: +2


Criminal

Con artists, burglars, professional thieves, crime families, hackers and bank robbers.
Prerequisite: Age 15+
Skills: Choose two of the following as Relevant skills:
Deception, Gather Information, Stealth, Knowledge (Street),
Bonus Feat: Pistols or Martial Arts I
Wealth Bonus Increase: +1


Dilettante

Old money, trust fund babies, socialite, philanthropist.
Prerequisite: Age 18+
Skills: No additional skills
Reputation Bonus Increase: +1
Wealth Bonus Increase: +6


Doctor

Interns, surgeons, psychiatrists, specialists or generalists.
Prerequisite: Age 25+
Skills: Choose two of the following as Relevant skills:
Gather Information, Knowledge (Life Science, Physical Science), Treat Injury, Use Computer
Wealth Bonus Increase: +4


Emergency services

Rescue workers, paramedics, firefighters, emergency medicial technicians.
Prerequisite: Age 18+
Skills: Choose two of the following as Relevant skills:
Climb, Gather Information, Jump, Knowledge (Life Science, Physical Sciences, Technology), Pilot, Swim, Treat Injury.
Wealth Bonus Increase: +2


Entrepreneur

Self-made men, investors, inventors, technology gurus.
Prerequisite: Age 18+
Skills: Choose one of the following as a Relevant skill:
Deception, Knowledge (Statecraft, Physical Science, Technology), Mechanics, Persuasion
Reputation Bonus Increase: +1
Wealth Bonus Increase: +4


Entrepreneur

Self-made men, investors, inventors, technology gurus.
Prerequisite: Age 18+
Skills: Choose one of the following as a Relevant skill:
Deception, Knowledge (Statecraft, Physical Science, Technology), Mechanics, Persuasion
Reputation Bonus Increase: +1
Wealth Bonus Increase: +4


Investigative

Detective, photojournalists, criminologists, gumshoes.
Prerequisite: Age 13+
Skills: Choose two of the following as Relevant skills:
Gather Information, Knowledge (Statecraft, Physical Science, Street), Perception, Use Computer
Bonus Feat: Choose either Martial Arts I or Weapon Proficiency – Pistol
Wealth Bonus Increase: +2


Law Enforcement

State troopers, police, federal agents, SWAT, military police.
Prerequisite: Age 20+
Skills: Choose two of the following as Relevant skills:
Gather Information, Knowledge (Physical Science, Street, Tactics), Perception, Pilot, Use Computer
Bonus Feat: Choose either Martial Arts I, Armor Proficiency – Light, or Weapon Proficiency – Pistol
Wealth Bonus Increase: +1


Military

Grunts, officers, trainers, SEALs, Marines, Rangers, and other enlisted personnel.
Prerequisite: Age 18+
Skills: Choose two of the following as a Relevant skill:
Climb, Pilot, Knowledge: Tactics, Stealth, Survival, Swim
Bonus Feat: Choose between Weapon Proficiency – Pistol, Weapon Proficiency – Automatic Rifles, or Martial Arts I
Wealth Bonus Increase: +1


Religious

clergypersons, cholars and experts on the topic.
Prerequisite: Age 23+
Skills: Choose four of the following as Relevant skills:
Gather Information, Knowledge (Bureaucracy, Life Science, Physical Science, Statecraft, Street), Perception.
Wealth Bonus Increase: +2


Rural

Farmers, hunters, outdoorsmen.
Prerequisite: Age 15+
Skills: Choose two of the following as Relevant skills:
Acrobatics, Climb, Endurance, Perception, Pilot, Ride, Survival.
Bonus Feat: Choose either Weapon Proficiency – Pistol or Weapon Proficiency – Simple
Wealth Bonus Increase: +1


Student

High schooler, graduate, post-doc, private tutoring.
Prerequisite: Age 15+
Skills: Choose five of the following as Relevant skills:
Gather Information, Knowledge (Any), Use Computer
Wealth Bonus Increase: +1


Rural

Farmers, hunters, outdoorsmen.
Prerequisite: Age 15+
Skills: Choose two of the following as Relevant skills:
Acrobatics, Climb, Endurance, Perception, Pilot, Ride, Survival.
Bonus Feat: Choose either Weapon Proficiency – Pistol or Weapon Proficiency – Simple
Wealth Bonus Increase: +1


White Collar

Desk jockeys, bank personnel, middle management, real estate agents, accountants and other suits.
Prerequisite: Age 23+
Skills: Choose three of the following as Relevant skills:
Deception, Gather Information, Knowledge (Bureaucracy, Statecraft, Street), Use Computer.
Wealth Bonus Increase: +3


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