How to make a conversion character for Rifts

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How to make a conversion character for Rifts

Postby Augur » Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:40 pm

How to make a conversion character for Rifts

Conversion characters are true dimensional beings who are new to the dimension of Rifts Earth.

Step 1: Go through Character Concept Approval

Step 2: Check for Costs & Conflicts

Step 3: Your Turn

Step 4: Pay the EP Origin Cost
    EP Costs for Characters of a Dimensional Origin
    (1 EP) Palladium Fantasy
    (1 EP) Systems Failure
    (2 EP) Chaos Earth
    (2 EP) Beyond the Supernatural
    (2 EP) Dead Reign
    (3 EP) Wormwood
    (3 EP) Deific Realms (Includes: Pantheons of the Megaverse; does not stack w/High Powered Characters List EP cost)
    (4 EP) Manhunter
    (4 EP) Nightbane
    (5 EP) Robotech
    (5 EP) Heroes Unlimited (Includes: HU2CS, HU2G, Aliens Unlimited, Ninjas and Superspies)
    (6 EP) Phase World (Includes: Skraypers and all PW Dimensional books)

Step 5: Get Started
  1. Start a new topic (character sheet) in the recruitment forum. Post the character templates to this thread as per directions, and post a die roll sheet.
  2. Consult the stats on your approved race and roll up the character's attributes.
  3. If applicable, roll to see if your character is psionic.
  4. Consult your approved O.C.C. and update your character sheet with the relevant abilities native to that class, record your chosen skills, note your chosen XP level (post as appropriate to the EP marketplace if anything other than 3rd level), and flesh out the other details related to your character such as name, alignment, description, sentiments, etc.
    1. Rules specific to conversion characters from Heroes Unlimited: Century Station
    2. Rules specific to conversion characters from Heroes Unlimited: Galactic
    3. Rules specific to conversion characters from Nightbane
    4. Rules specific to conversion characters from Palladium Fantasy
  5. Calculate your H.P., S.D.C., or M.D.C. as applicable, and calculate all of your various combat bonuses & saving throw bonuses.
  6. Update your equipment sheet with your wish list and standard gear.
  7. Write your background story.
  8. Consult the advice from EU players and double check your submission for errors. If you're wise, you'll also seek input from the EU community chat, and have fresh eyes look over your sheet for errors & oversights.
  9. Notify Augur that your character submission is ready for review.
  10. Start looking at the Rifts groups and contacting the group leaders of those groups who have openings and in which you have some interest in joining.
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