Lords of Creation Revised: Modern Worlds Professions

Lords of Creation Revised: Modern Worlds Professions

Modern Worlds Professions

Includes Twentieth Century Earth and related times.

Professions available in modern worlds: Businessman, Cat Burglar, Detective, Engineer, Lawyer, Professor, Psychic, Soldier,


Businessman

Modern Business Men are those who run the capitalist world; heading corporation, buying stock, selling goods, creating competition. They are rough, but subtle, and will do almost anything for a buck. Skills available to a Businessman at Professional cost are:

Appraisals or Gemology (+)

Bluff (+)

Bribery (**)

Bureaucracy

Business Law

Charisma *

Communication (+)

Computer: Access & Operate (*+)

Computer: Bypass Security (*+)

Computer: Defeat Security (*+)

Computers: Display Information (*+)

Computers: Interface (*+)

Computers: Program Manipulation (*+)

Computer: Program Writing (*+)

Corporate Espionage

Credit Law

Dramatics (+)

Empathic Understanding (+)

Finance (+)

Forgery (+)

Numismatics (**)

Persuasion (+)

Politics (+)

Society (+)

Vehicles: Ground Cars


Cat Burglar

Cat Burglars are the professional thieves of the modern world. Petty theft is beyond them. They are the masters of their art. They steal for money, usually hired by greedy tycoons, or competing corporations.

skills available to Cat Burglar at professional cost:

Agility*

Appraisals(+)

Bluff(+)

Bribery(**)

Climbing(+)

Computer: Access & Operate(*+)

Computer: Bypass Security(*+)

Computer: Defeat Security(*+)

Concealment(**)

Disguise(+)

Dramatics(+)

Entertainer: Acrobatics(**)

Forgery(+)

Pick Pocket(**)

Persuasion(+)

Security Systems:Deactivate(*+)

Security Systems:Defeat(*+)

Security Systems: Open Locks(*+)

Security Systems: Safecracking

Set/Spot Trap(**)

Spot Hidden(**)

Stealth (+)

Streetwise

Vehicle: Ground Car

Vehicle: Ground Transport

Weapons: Fighting Dagger

Weapons: Projectile Hand Guns


Detective

Detectives are the crime busters and case solvers of the modern world. Outsiders see a glamorous life of fast cars and never ending action and danger. But in reality, a detectives life is full of those boring divorce cases, and repossession cases.

Skills available to the Detective at professional cost:

Bribery(**)

Business Law

Computers: Access & Operate(*+)

Computers: Bypass security(*+)

Computer: Defeat Security(*+)

Computers: Display Information(*+)]

Counter-Intelligence/Intelligence

Criminal Apprehension

Criminal Law

Endurance*

Forgery (SPOT only)(+)

Martial Arts: Disarm(**)

Martial Arts: Dodge(**)

Martial Arts:Hand To Hand(**)

Martial Arts: Kick Fighting(**)

Persuasion(+)

Security Systems:Activate(*+)

Security Systems:Detect(*+)

Security Systems:Deactivate(*+)

Streetwise

Vehicle: Ground Car

Weapons: Fighting Dagger(**)

Weapons: Projectile Hand Guns

Weapons: Projectile Rifles


Doctor

Traditionally, Doctors are the helpers of the needy, the listeners to the ones who need to talk, everyone’s friend (except when those check-ups come around).They also are the healer, the strong when everyone is weak, and the lifesaver.

Skills available to Doctor at professional cost:
Agility*

Biology(+)

Botany(+)

Hypnosis

Medical Devices(*+)

Medical Diagnosis(*+)

Medical Treatment: Diseases(*+)

Medical Treatment: Infections(*+)

Medical Treatment: Infestations(*+)

Medical Treatment: Misc.(*+)

Medical Treatment: Poisons(*+)

Medical Treatment: Radiation(*+)

Medical Treatment: Veterinary(*+)

Medical Treatment: Wounds I(*+)

Medical Treatment: Wounds II(*+)

Medical Treatment: Wounds III(*+)

Medical Treatment: Wounds IV(*+)

Psycho-Pathology(*+)

Vehicles: Ground Cars


Engineer

The engineer is a prestigious profession in the modern world. It sides with Doctor and Lawyer in that category. Society depends on Engineers to build their cities and homes, to keep their environment safe, and to keep their transportation going. Society would be in caves without engineers and their knowledge.

Skills available to the Engineer at Professional cost:

Chemistry(+)

Communication Devices: Operate(*+)

Communication Devices: Repair(*+)

Computer: Access & Operate(*+)

Computer: Bypass Security(*+)

Computer: Defeat Security(*+)

Computer: Display Information(*+)

Computer: Interface(*+)

Computer: Program Manipulation(*+)

Computer: Program Writing(*+)

Computer: Repair Mainframe(*+)

Engineer: Alternate Energy(*+)

Engineer: Architecture(*+)

Engineer: Civil(*+)

Engineer: General(*+)

Engineer: Hydraulic(*+)

Engineer: Military(*+)

Engineer: Nuclear(*+)

Intelligence*

Machinery Repair(*+)

Security Systems: Activate & Operate(*+)

Security Systems: Deactivate(*+)

Security Systems: Detect(*+)

Security Systems: Open Locks(*+)

Vehicles: Atmospheric

Vehicles: Ground Car

Vehicles: Ground Transports


Lawyer

Lawyers are the highest paid and sometimes the least respected and liked professionals. They are those who deal with the laws and the bureaucracies behind them when common folk can’t. They end up doing a lot of dirty work for their client, and sometimes come out the unsung hero, and other times the king.

Professional Skills available to the Lawyer are:

Business Arrangement Law

Charisma*

Computer: Access & Operate(*+)

Computer: Display Information(*+)

Credit Law

Criminal Law

Diplomacy

Emphatic Understanding(+)

Finance(+)

International Law

Legal Sematics

Persuasion(+)

Politics(+)

Procedural Law

Tax Law

Vehicles: Ground Car


Professor

Universities of the modern world are filled with those individuals who are highly intelligent, and knowledged in their fields. These are known as professors. Some venture on in their quest for knowledge, and those types are the few that are chosen by the Lords of Creation.

Skills available to the professor at professional cost:

Archaeology(+)

Astronomy

Biology(+)

Chemistry(+)

Computers: Access & Operate(*+)

Computers: Display Information(*+)

Computers: Program Manipulation(*+)

Computers: Program Writing(*+)

Cryptography(+)

Engineer: General

Geology(+)

Intelligence*

Mathematics(*+)

Mythos Lore(**)

Physics(+)

Society(+)

Zoology


Soldier

The soldier of the modern world is one of many chosen who have dedicated their lives to the defense of their country. Personal morals matter not in their strategic game of power, only who comes out of the ashes victorious.The grunt, or the foot soldier is the pawn in this game. The veteran is usually the player. The grunt has no say in any action taking place, and the only thing he is supposed to know is his orders.

Skills available to the Soldier at professional cost:

Camouflage(+)

Climbing(+)

Communication Devices: Operate(*+)

Communication: Repair(*+)

Concealment(+)

Endurance*

Engineer: Military(+)

Find Direction(+)

Machinery: Operate(+)

Machinery: Repair(+)

Martial Arts: Disarm

Martial Arts: Dodge

Martial Arts: Hand to Hand

Martial Arts: Kick Fighting

Specialty: Assassin

Specialty: Commando

Specialty: Ranger

Stealth(+)

Survival(+)

Tracking(+)

Vehicles: Atmospheric

Vehicles: Ground Cars

Vehicles: Machinery

Weapons: Fighting Dagger

Weapons: Grenades

Weapons: Heavy Projectile

Weapons: Indirect Fire

Weapons: Projectile Hand Guns

Weapons: Projectile Rifles

Weapons: Repair

Weapons: Throwing Dagger


Footnotes:

(+)- In Zebulon’s Guide

(*+)- In Zebulon’s Guide, but subject to change due to setting.

 

(**)- In Fantasy Skill List.

* – Professional Skill

Special Note: Characters may choose a Profession that is not from their setting, but any special restrictions or changes are up to the GM. The Professions are listed under settings that they are commonly found. But there can be a Wizard in the twentieth century, but special column shifts might be required due to the incompatibility of the setting and magic.

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