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JazzSteampunk is a [[Jazz#Genre_modules|genre module]] for [[Jazz]]. [[JazzCore]] is required.
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JazzSteampunk is a [[Jazz 3.0#Genre_modules|genre module]] for [[Jazz 3.0|Jazz]]. [[Jazz 3.0:JazzCore|JazzCore]] is required.
  
  

Revision as of 10:52, 14 October 2011

JazzSteampunk

JazzSteampunk is a genre module for Jazz. JazzCore is required.


Introduction

JazzSteampunk provides suggestions and optional rules for using Jazz with games set in a parallel Victorian era, or something very much like it. Social distinctions are important, and technology is a craft rather than a science. Machines are complex, ornate, and made by hand.

Genre conventions

Typical descriptors

For primary descriptors, choose one word from Column 1, and one word from Column 2. For secondary descriptors, choose one from either column. Or make up your own descriptors (with the GM's permission).

Table: Descriptors
Column 1
Agile
Analytical
Athletic
Belligerent
Brawny
Charming
Clever
Cynical
Disreputable
Famous
Fearless
Gregarious
Hard-drinking
Idealistic
Kind-hearted
Lower class
Observant
Patient
Persuasive
Rugged
Serene
Stealthy
Stubborn
Tough
Upper class
Wealthy
Wily
Wise
Column 2
Acrobat
Actor
Archeologist
Artist
Bodyguard
Bureaucrat
Contortionist
Dirigible pilot
Doctor
Drunkard
Engineer
Explorer
Gambler
Historian
Inventor
Journalist
Linguist
Mystic
Musician
Novelist
Politician
Professor
Psychiatrist
Sailor
Scientist
Soldier
Spy
Stage magician


Additionally, most steampunk characters should have a descriptor indicating their nationality (British, Hungarian, Japanese, etc.).

Typical flaws

Equipment