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Offline Marcus Kingston

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Re: What do your wizards do for a living?
« Reply #15 on: March 12, 2015, 07:25:02 AM »
My wizard was actually a bit of a wandering soul. He started as part of a biker gang until the White Council took him under his wing. He never broke any of the Laws of Magic but he was still on the bad side with the mortal law. So he could never really hold down a job while also protecting his city from Vampires and Faeries.

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Re: What do your wizards do for a living?
« Reply #16 on: March 17, 2015, 03:36:03 PM »
In one game my wizard has a junk yard, Been in his family for a long time, piles and piles of junk. 


In another game my wizard is a tattoo artist and owns Romanticide tattoo parlor.

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Re: What do your wizards do for a living?
« Reply #17 on: March 17, 2015, 06:54:42 PM »
My wife ran a Wiz who's 'theme' had her owning an Organic/Naturopathic gardening nursery. Had all sorts of clients (Contacts +4) who paid good $ for superior medicinal and edible herbs.

She managed to get a federal license to grow pot for purposes of medical use (in areas where that's legal) and government sanctioned testing, etc. Made enough that after about six months I had to mandate a Resources skill-up to account for all the $ rolling in. She had two partially-clued employees who could run the place in her absence for days at a time, so getting away to "play" was no problem.
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Re: What do your wizards do for a living?
« Reply #18 on: March 17, 2015, 08:25:33 PM »
Back before the days of the formal DFRPG I had a pbp character that was a council Wizard and master Alchemist.  His mentor was a college professor in chemistry.  He ran a shop that was to Vanilla's just another New Age shop that happened to have an oddly expansive selection of containers of all shapes and sizes.  In reality he was the local contact for all your oddball potion ingredients, part of an underground network of such suppliers.  I mean, where exactly would Harry get depleted Uranium?  Not Ebay...

He spent his time inventing and harvesting useful ingredients from the NN, primarily. Another PC was a changeling, and they had a sort of Mutual apprenticeship agreement: in the mortal world he was in charge and taught her magic and control, and in the NN she was in charge and taught him how to travel and explore safely.  She never forgave him for the Troll Milt harvesting mission....
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Re: What do your wizards do for a living?
« Reply #19 on: March 17, 2015, 10:28:01 PM »
My character started as a student, who worked extra at a theatre as an actress (it was what she was studying)

Now a few years into the campaign (not real life time), she is no longer a student, but is still working at the theatre. She has done some directing as well. She also volunteers and try to help troubled teens (reason for that is she is atoning for how she basically got her girlfriend who had bodyswitching abilites like Corpsetaker to switch bodies with a mentally ill girl who wanted to die, and then set up the the girl to die as a way to get her girlfriends family to stop hunting her for not wanting to work for said evil family. The girlfriend herself had over the past 700+ years switched bodies countless times and commited lots of bad stuff. Yes the girlfriend was behind a lot of the stuff we had been fighting against, but my character got her turned around.) 

Yes, that got me the trouble "Will do anything for love".

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Re: What do your wizards do for a living?
« Reply #20 on: March 18, 2015, 10:37:27 AM »
My wizard is basically a mercenary. Although, currently he is the war leader of a local ccity's Irish mob
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Re: What do your wizards do for a living?
« Reply #21 on: March 19, 2015, 09:07:56 PM »
My sorcerer is a twin who works at a home for wayward youth along with his sister. He's like the responsible older brother to the kids, while she is like the reckless big sister who would cut you for bothering her siblings. The wayward home is run by a wizard, too.

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Re: What do your wizards do for a living?
« Reply #22 on: March 20, 2015, 09:45:10 PM »
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Re: What do your wizards do for a living?
« Reply #23 on: March 22, 2015, 03:10:59 AM »
My up and coming is a bartender at the local version of McAnally's--a former Prohibition speakeasy

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Re: What do your wizards do for a living?
« Reply #24 on: April 01, 2015, 02:01:19 AM »
My wizard, besides being a Warden, works for the U.S. Marshals as a specialist in violent crimes and the occult but he lives in a smaller town and finds himself spending most of his time as the defacto head of security at the city court house.
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Re: What do your wizards do for a living?
« Reply #25 on: April 06, 2015, 10:59:51 PM »
My "wizard" is an overpowered artificer who almost broke the game with the ability Tracing, literally pulling gold and jewels out of thin air. before he had that power he would restore all kinds of antiques and repair anything using ritual crafting. A master of  craft is never wanting for wealth, you just got to work for it.
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