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Under Heavy Reconstruction


Confidential
Player: @Global
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Combat Focus: Confidential
Power Level: Confidential
Meta Focus: Confidential
Personal Data
Real Name: Confidential
Known Aliases: None
Species: Presumed Human
Ethnicity: Confidential
Age: Confidential
Height: Confidential
Weight: Confidential
Eye Color: Confidential
Hair Color: Confidential
Biographical Data
Nationality: Confidential
Occupation: Confidential
Place of Birth: Confidential
Base of Operations: Confidential
Marital Status: Confidential
Known Relatives: Confidential
Known Meta Abilities
Confidential
Known Skills and Training
Confidential
Known Assets
Confidential


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SUBJECT: Confidential

Contents

Documentation

The following Dossier template has been adapted by <a href="/index.php?title=User:Jedermann&action=edit&redlink=1" class="new" title="User:Jedermann (page does not exist)">Jedermann</a> from the <a href="/index.php?title=Template:AntiheroBox" title="Template:AntiheroBox">AntiheroBox template</a>, originally edited for the PRIMUS Database by <a href="/index.php?title=User:Scarlet&action=edit&redlink=1" class="new" title="User:Scarlet (page does not exist)">Scarlet</a> using a template by <a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="http://virtueverse.com/index.php/User:Eisregen">Eisregen</a> on <a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="http://virtueverse.com">VirtueVerse</a>. Thanks to everyone involved in the process. For the InfoBox alone, use <a href="/index.php?title=Template:DossierBox" title="Template:DossierBox">Template:DossierBox</a>.

The DossierBox is designed as an IC profile, as the character would actually appear in the PRIMUS Database.

How to use the DossierBox

The long and involved process works thusly. If you just want the damn Box, go directly to the Cheat Sheet.

Trigger the use of the DossierBox on your page if you plan to include it. At the top of your edit window, enter:

{{DossierBox

Below that, you'll want to fill out all the parameters that you can fill out or care to fill out. For this, you'll need the name of the parameter that corresponds to the field you'll want to fill; in most cases, the parameter names are the same as the name of the field, but they differ in some. A complete list can be found below. The format for filling in a parameter is as follows:

| parameter = value
eg.
| name = Vigilante

This will replace the {{{name}}} placeholder in the original DossierBox with 'Vigilante'. Each parameter should be put in a new line for ease of parsing and debugging in case something goes wrong.

The last four fields of the DossierBox use a smaller font because they're designed for a potentially long list of additions. How you fill the Powers, Abilities and Equipment fields and whether you want to add any footnotes is essentially up to you, but for easiest readability, you'll want to offer single terms that summarize some or all of your character's applicable capabilities there. This could still be a veritable laundry list of things, or it could be as simple as an entry saying 'Pheromone-Based Mind Control' or whatever. Either way, the main body of the page allows sufficient room to expand on things, the DossierBox is mostly meant for an at-a-glance summary of the most important character data.

Close the Template. This is done by appending the following at the end of your list:

|}}

And with this, you're set.

List of Parameters

General

  • name - Your character's name. This will appear in big bold letters.
  • player - However you'd like to identify yourself. Ideally, you'll want to make this a link to your in-game global tag or user topic (User:Yourname, eg. User:Eisregen).
  • image - Character image. Should not be wider than 300 pixels. If it's too wide (or too small) it will be automatically shrunken (or expanded) to the appropriate size (but clicking on the image will display the actual image rather than the adjusted version). If you have no image, don't include this parameter and it will default to a placeholder image instead.
  • caption - Text that goes right beneath the image, if you think the image requires further commentary. If not, don't include this parameter and there will be no text in the block below the image.

Personal Data

  • focus - "Combat Focus" refers to your character's overall field of combat expertise. Normal roles like "Tank", "Ranged DPS", and "Support" are all acceptable, but consider something descriptive, like, "Sniper" or "Hand to Hand". Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • level - "Power Level" refers to your character's experience level. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • R&D - Meta Focus refers to your crafting skills: Arms (Ordnance, Fighting Styles, Alien Metabolism), Science (Inventions, Exposures, Mutations) or Mysticism (Enchanted Gear, Arcana, Avatars). Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • realname - Your character's civilian identity. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • aliases - Any other names (civilian or heroic/villainous) your character may be using. Defaults to 'None' if not further specified.
  • species - Your character's species. This is mostly important for aliens, sentient fungi and the like. Defaults to 'Presumed Human' if not further specified.
  • ethnicity - Your character's heritage. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • age - Your character's age in human (solar) years. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • height - Your character's height in feet and inches. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • weight - Your character's weight in pounds (see height). Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • eyes - Your character's eye color. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • hair - Your character's hair color. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.

Biographical Data</h3>

  • nationality - The country of interstellar empire your character claims citizenship of. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • occupation - What your character does for a living. 'Professional Crimefighter', 'Adventurer', 'Career Criminal' etc. are thoroughly legit occupations. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • birthplace - Where your character was born. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • hometown - Your character's current residence and stomping ground. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • marital - Whether your character is single, engaged, married, widowed or whatever other forms of voluntary slavery there are between two people. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • relatives - What kind of (relevant) relatives your character has or had. Most likely you'll want to limit this to any important characters that appear in stories or RP (such as Ascendant's uncle and manager). Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.* relatives - What kind of (relevant) relatives your character has or had. Most likely you'll want to limit this to any important characters that appear in stories or RP (such as Ascendant's uncle and manager). Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.*

Lists

  • powers - A place for a short listing of the powers your character possesses, eg. 'Weather Control'. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • abilities - A place for short notes on your character's non-superhuman abilities, eg. 'Black Belt Karateka'. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • assets - This has been widened from "equipment" to any assets your character might possess. Examples might include great wealth, an extensive library of rare tomes, or a cult of followers. Defaults to 'Confidential' if not further specified.
  • footnotes - Room for any notes you want available at a glance that aren't covered by the above categories will be placed in the bottom box.

Dossier Cheatsheet

Copy the following onto your page and fill out the appropriate information. Then at the very end of your page, add </div></div></div> (yes, three of them). The page must be at least as long as the InfoBox for the bottom not to awkwardly run behind the box. It's a workaround, but I'm not sure how to elegantly fix it yet.

{{Dossier
| name =
| player =
| image = 
| caption =
| focus =
| level =
| R&D =
| realname =
| aliases =
| species =
| ethnicity =
| age =
| height =
| weight =
| eyes =
| hair =
| nationality =
| occupation =
| birthplace =
| hometown =
| marital =
| relatives =
| powers =
| abilities =
| assets=
| footnotes =
|}}

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