New game: Pregen characters?

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New game: Pregen characters?

Joined: June 9th, 2018, 5:47 pm

June 9th, 2018, 6:00 pm #1

So I've never played or run Mythras or RQ before, but for no explicable reason I got a hankering to take a look.  I've been looking at a lot of the variants including RQ2, OpenQuest, Legend, and of course Mythras.   Of them, I definitely like Mythras the best, and I'm enjoying reading through the system.  Unfortunately no one I know plays, so I've decided to run a game in a week for a group of players also new to Mythras.  It's only one session, so I don't want to take up time with having people roll up characters, so are there any pre-gen/sample characters out there I could use?  I've looked in the Downloads section on Design Mechanism's site, and done some Google searching, but so far haven't really found anything. 

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.
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Joined: April 11th, 2013, 3:52 am

June 9th, 2018, 7:50 pm #2

Depends on setting, of course, but the Game Masters Pack has a few pre-gens characters and their descriptions....

http://thedesignmechanism.com/resources ... 20Pack.pdf
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loz
Joined: April 7th, 2013, 11:16 pm

June 9th, 2018, 7:50 pm #3

Welcome to Mythras and to the Forum!

I think much depends on what kind of game you're going to run. If you start with Sariniya's Curse (free from the Downloads section of the website), you'll find it contains a group of pre-generated adventurers based on characters from the rules. This is a really good place to start, as it's a simple adventure, but with a good core battle and some magic.
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Joined: December 8th, 2013, 3:00 am

June 9th, 2018, 9:45 pm #4

Welcome to the tribe.  I agree:  Mythras is the best d100 variant, IMOSHO.

Funny enough, I just published some pregens:  

  individuals-denizens-of-tozer-t2476.html

These are S&S characters, meant for a vicious setting where the PCs have no access to magic.  However, it would be really easy to add Folk Magic and a few spells to these denizens.  A few would handily support higher magical forms...

A number of the other PWYW Old Bones supplements also contain pregens.  Of course, you could also buy any of our fine products. :-D  Our cheapest adventure, Broch Groddath, includes 4 pregenerated PCs, for example, and is a one-off scenario.

There is also this, in case you want to get a one-line concept from each player and roll up a PC yourself, the night before, to keep them from bogging down:

  my-own-take-on-a-character-creation-spr ... t2393.html

Enjoy!
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Joined: December 8th, 2013, 3:00 am

June 9th, 2018, 10:15 pm #5

Oh, hell, here are the 4 PCs excerpted from Broch Groddath.  Have at it, everyone!
PCs Excerpted From BROCH GRODDATH.pdf (564.52 KiB)
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