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Radiation Table Supplement #1

deadEarth Radiation Table Supplement #1

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License This document is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. See Appendix A for details. Notice of Trademark TM deadEarth is a trademark of The Game Crafter, LLC. The Game Crafter is a registered trademark of The Game Crafter, LLC. Notice of Copyright deadEarth is Copyright 1994-2002 The Game Crafter, LLC. Radiation Table Supplement #1 is Copyright 2000-2002 The Game Crafter, LLC. All rights reserved. Credits writers illustrations cover art Chris Hagness JT Smith Dimetry Vinnikov Denise Robinson

Revision Revision 1.3, released on March 30, 2002. More Information For more information about the world of deadEarth and other supplements, visit the web site at http://www.deadearth.com. For more information about The Game Crafter and our other games, visit our web site at http://www.thegamecrafter.com

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How It Works Radiation Table Supplements (RTS) are built to enhance and expand the Radiation Table in the deadEarth Player’s Handbook (PHB). You may ask yourself why we would want to expand the 1000 radiations on the original table. The answer is that we are just plain crazy. :-) We keep coming up with new radiations and we thought you’d like to see what we’ve come up with. RTS’ often refer to radiations listed in the PHB. When this happens the radiations are denoted as “(000) Radiation name.” When a radiation refers to an RTS its notation will look like “(RTS1-00) Radiation name.” We suggest three methodologies to implement an RTS into your dE gaming environment: random selection, replacement, or reconstruction. Use random selection to allow for the most diversity in radiation. Before each gaming session you (as the game master) should create small strips of paper with the names of each supplement and each section of radiations from the deadEarth Player’s Handbook (i.e.: 100s, 200s, 300s, …, RTS1). Put each strip into a hat, dice bag, potato chip bag, or any other container you’ve got laying around. Before each gaming session, each player will draw from the hat to determine which table they will roll on for that gaming session. At the beginning of each new gaming session, each player will redraw. Another way to introduce an RTS into your radiation table is to use the replacement method. This method is simple. Simply pick a section of the radiation table (for example: the 300s), and then replace that section with a given RTS. Our final suggestion for bringing an RTS into your gaming environment is quite tedious, but is sometimes the most gratifying. The method we’re talking about is called reconstruction. Use a word processor or spreadsheet to create a new list of radiations, which you handpick from the PHB or any RTS. We don’t suggest that you waste your time typing out all the descriptions, instead simply type the number to roll, the name of the radiation, and its original number. Your list will look like this: 000 001 002 … Avian hybrid Dreadful Heightened Senses etc. 060 RTS1-13 144 …

By creating a list like this you can really customize your radiation table to suit your campaign, players, etc. and by listing the original numbers, you and your players will be able to easily look up the radiation’s description.

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Radiation Table RTS1-00 Brawn vs. brain. Subtract 2D6 from your top five skills. Add 3 to your strength. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-01 Senile. You’re old, crotchety, and pissed off that these young whippersnapper’s don’t listen to you. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-02 Sexually stupid. Flip a coin every time you encounter someone of your sexual preference. On heads, while in the presence of someone of your sexual preference, your senses, reason, resolve, intuition, charisma, guile, and influence are reduced by 3D6 each. cost: none. range: sight. effect: binary. RTS1-03 Whiptail. You will grow a whip-like tail from the end of your spine, which you may control, and use as a weapon. Your new tail has exactly the same statistics as a regular melee whip, except that you’ll fight with it using brawling. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-04 Testosterone treatment. Roll a D6 to determine your natural masculinity. Your roll determines which radiations you should add to your list from the deadEarth Player’s Handbook. On a 1 take (333) Lost, (363) Dyslexia, (184) Sailor’s nightmare, and (409) Crash and burn. On a 2 take (129) Moot, (283) Indecisive, and (204) Bootlicker. On a 3 take (114) Know-it-all, (386) Brainiac, and (781) Dumbfounded. On a 4 take (502) Troll, (924) Hypertrophy, and (286) Dense. On a 5 ~Dimetry Vinnikov take (572) Vile and (966) Grotesque. On a 6 take (115) Unlucky, (575) Fameless, (600) Twist of fate, (517) Beginner’s luck, and (339) Demon guide. If your character is female add (152) Gender switch, and make it permanent. And just because you’re a man add (RTS1-02) Sexually stupid. If your character is over the age of 40 add (RTS1-01) Senile from this table. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-05 Lurid. Your ashy coloring and delirious-sounding speech lend you a lurid appearance. Subtract D6 from command and influence. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-06 Horrid. Add (RTS1-05) Lurid, (RTS1-07) Grisly, (RTS1-08) Appalling, (RTS1-09) Offensive, (RTS1-10) Repugnant, (RTS1-11) Abhorrent, (RTS1-12) Gruesome, (RTS1-13) Dreadful, (RTS1-14) Fearful, (RTS1-15) Shocking, (RTS1-16) Disgusting, (RTS1-17) Horrific, and (RTS1-18) Loathsome to your list of radiations. Gain one renown for every level of charisma below 0D6. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-07 Grisly. Your flesh is puckered, contorted, and red-raw. Your body hair grows in dark and splotchy. Your lips are stuck in a permanent snarl. Your appearance is grisly. Subtract 2D6 from charisma, Add D6 to intimidate. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary.

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RTS1-08 Appalling. Your flesh is black and charred, like you've walked through an intense fire and lived. Your appearance is appalling. Subtract 2D6 from charisma, Add D6 to intimidate. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-09 Offensive. Your body sweats constantly, setting up a powerful stench, which is offensive to others. Subtract 2D6 from charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-10 Repugnant. Your ears are withered lumps of flesh. Your nose is a flattened lump. Your fingers are gnarled. Your whole body is warty. Your appearance is repugnant. Subtract 2D6 from charisma, Add D6 to intimidate. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-11 Abhorrent. Parts of your skin will not grow in, leaving the oozing flesh showing in spots all over your body. Your appearance is abhorrent. Subtract 2D6 from charisma. Add D6 to intimidate. Add 2D6 hit points to random parts of your body. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-12 Gruesome. Your skin has bulges under its surface that move around slowly of their own accord. This effect causes people to believe that creatures are trying to break free of your body, bursting right out through your skin. Your appearance is gruesome. Subtract 3D6 from charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-13 Dreadful. Your skin is transparent, and shows the rippling of muscles and blood vessels under its surface. Your eyes have no white, but are instead blood red. Your appearance is dreadful. Subtract 2D6 from charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-14 Fearful. Your skin surface is covered with black lines that resemble spider webs or cracks. Your entire body is hairless, and your fingernails, toenails, and teeth are black. Your appearance is fearful. Subtract 2D6 from charisma, Add 2D6 to intimidate. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-15 Shocking. The skin of your body is stretched tight, so much so as to make you look skeletal, regardless of your weight. Your appearance is shocking. Subtract D6 from charisma, Add 2D6 to bemuse. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-16 Disgusting. Every orifice of your body is constantly leaking a vile looking and smelling ooze. You foam at the mouth and spray spittle whenever you talk. Subtract 2D6 from charisma, Add D6 to intimidate. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-17 Horrific. Your bulging muscles cause your posture to become stooped, so that you lean over and your arms hang in front of you. Your fingers become extremely long and your fingernails are pointed. Your face is contorted in a wicked-looking grin, and your tongue becomes long and pointy. Your appearance is horrific. Subtract 2D6 from charisma, add 2D6 to intimidate, add 2 strength, and subtract one (1) move. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-18 Loathsome. Your squashed pug nose, wide forehead, leering grin, and large ears only tend to emphasize your irregular gait, hunched posture, unseemly reeking scent, and loathsome appearance. Subtract D6 from charisma and influence. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-19 Inorganic. All of your body parts and everything in them is now inorganic matter. All radiations you currently have function as normal. However, your cells require no sustenance whatsoever, oxygen, minerals, or anything. You require zero rations to survive, and cannot drown or suffocate. You can be damaged and heal as normal. Radiations that are added to your list from now on will have no effect on your physical being; they may alter skills or renown, but will not alter hit points, attributes, shielding, etc. Add them to your list but negate their effects in that regard. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary.

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RTS1-20 Rip Van Winkle. Roll a D6 every time you’re about to go to sleep. The number you roll determines how many nights you will sleep straight through. A one (1) would be only one night of sleep, just like everyone else. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-21 Evil sight. When someone lies to you (rolls their outright lie skill), you’ll get a premonition of what his/her true intentions are. You may see something that is going happen in as little as a few seconds, or something that will happen in as much as a few days. The images will be fast, possibly out of sequence, and most likely unclear. Your game master will determine exactly what it is that you see and may need to confer with the player that lied to you. cost: none. range: conversation. effect: binary. RTS1-22 Quality assurance. Record the radiations currently on your list, including quality assurance. At any time, you may remove all radiations on your list, which have been added since quality assurance (replace your current list with the recorded list). cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-23 Lisp. You have a slight speech impediment. Subtract a D6 from influence and troubadour. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary.
~Dimetry Vinnikov

RTS1-24 Straightjacket. Subtract a D6 from escape. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-25 Marathon. Add a D6 to running. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-26 Gargantua. Add x inches to your height and 3x pounds to your weight, where x is D6x5. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-27 Obsolete. Randomly choose a skill and reduce it to 2D6. cost: none. range: self. effect: temporary. RTS1-28 Linear thinking. Add D6 to investigate, Subtract D6 from bemuse. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-29 Circular thinking. Subtract D6 from investigate, Add D6 to bemuse. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-30 Life expectancy. When your age becomes x years old, remove life expectancy and add (100) death to your list of radiations. x is your current age in years, plus 6D6 years, minus a number of years equal to the number of radiations on your list. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-31 Implant. You can telepathically implant an idea in the mind of another person. That person will believe the idea is his/her own. This can be especially useful in settling arguments before they happen, etc. Add D6 to influence, guile, and other applicable skills when this is used.

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cost: 3 skill points. range: 10 feet. effect: binary. RTS1-32 Profiler. You can read the psychic essence left behind on inanimate objects by living beings. You can tell who or what was last at a place or using an object, get a mental image of that person or creature, and a feel for how long ago that was. cost: 6 skill points. range: touch. effect: binary. RTS1-33 Upgrade. Randomly choose a skill. Add D6 to that skill. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-34 Downgrade. Randomly choose a skill. Subtract D6 from that skill. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-35 Compensation. Every time a radiation is removed from your list, you may choose to roll on the radiation table or gain 15 skill points. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-36 Photogenic. Add D6 to charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-37 Code red. You suffer a minor heart attack. An average first aid roll could cure you (remove code red). Until that happens, however, you will lose one (1) hit point every minute from your heart. cost: none. range: self. effect: temporary. RTS1-38 Double rosebuds. Your rectum ends now ends in dual pipes. That's right, two anuses. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-39 Maniacal. Add 2 moves, 1 strength, and D6 to brawling. Subtract 2D6 from reason and charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-40 Debased. Subtract D6 from charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-41 Corrupt. Add D6 to guile and forgery. Subtract D6 from charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-42 Depraved. Subtract D6 from charisma, influence, and reason. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-43 Debauchery. Subtract D6 from charisma. Add D6 to influence. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-44 Perversion. Subtract D6 from charisma and influence. Add D6 to guile. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-45 Spoil. Subtract D6 from charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-46 Taint. Subtract D6 from charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-47 Rotten. Subtract D6 from charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-48 Plunder. You feel you are entitled to all of the benefits of robbery, banditry, grafting, or swindling. Add D6 to forgery, hork, and guile. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-49 Pillage. You feel you are entitled to all of the benefits of robbery and banditry. Add D6 to trapping/fishing and brawling. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-50 Mangled. Your muscles are twisted and deformed, bunched in some places and completely missing in others, giving your body a mangled appearance. Subtract D6 from

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charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-51 Dream trap. Your dreams are exploring the boundaries of your mortality. Every night when you sleep roll a D6. On a 1 you will have a terrible nightmare. In this nightmare you will be trying to escape some horrific monster. Roll your resolve to remind yourself that you are only dreaming. If you do not beat difficult odds with your roll, then your heart will stop, and you will die. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-52 Destitute. Add D6 to haggle, appraise, and influence. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-53 Ruin. Your face is charred and black, cracked and oozing pus. Your appearance is ruined. Subtract D6 from charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-54 Raze. You feel the need to completely destroy anything you even remotely dislike. You will go beyond killing an enemy; you will kill their family, burn their possessions, and salt the ground where they lived before you're satisfied. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary.

~Dimetry Vinnikov

RTS1-55 Derogatory. Your attitude is snide, snotty, and derogatory. Subtract D6 from charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-56 Demoted. Subtract D6 from command. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-57 Demoralized. Subtract 2D6 from resolve. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-58 Ravaged. Your body is weak and ravaged by the hardships of deadEarth, but your spirit perseveres. Subtract 2 strength and 1 move. Add 2D6 to resolve. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-59 Exterminate. You may remove exterminate from your list of radiations to add an extra amount of damage to any hand-to-hand blow equal to your strength or your resiliency. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-60 Eradicate. You may remove eradicate from your list of radiations to add an extra 2D6 damage to any hand-to-hand blow. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-61 Crush 'em. Add an extra D6 damage to any wrestling moves you do. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-62 Devastation. You may spend 15 skill points to gain an extra D6 moves for one round. All damage from hand-to-hand blows you do during that round do double damage. cost: 15 skill points. range: self. effect: binary.

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RTS1-63 Deplete. Lose all unspent skill points, or lose one hit point for each skill point you choose to keep. cost: none. range: self. effect: temporary. RTS1-64 Noxious. Your body odor is noxious, poisonous to most living beings. Anyone who breathes the air in a 5-foot radius around you suffers a cumulative minus one (-1) to resiliency and strength each round. Your are unaffected by your odor. Subtract 2D6 from charisma. cost: none. range: 5 feet. effect: binary. RTS1-65 Nauseating. Your appearance is grotesque and causes nausea upon sight. Subtract 2D6 from charisma. Add D6 to intimidate. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-66 Repeat offender. Randomly choose D6 radiations from your list. If any of these are cumulative, add them again to your list. cost: none. range: self. effect: temporary. RTS1-67 Destroyer of hope. Anyone you touch must add (569) Lost hope to their list of radiations for a duration of one day. cost: none. range: touch. effect: binary. RTS1-68 Destructive. Add 2 strength and D6 to brawling. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-69 Annihilation. You may choose to remove annihilation from your list of radiations at the moment you contact on a hand-to-hand blow. If you do, the damage from that blow becomes 2D6 regardless of armor or resiliency, to both you (your torso) and your opponent, as a clap of thunder accompanies the explosion of your fist against your opponent. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-70 Maelstrom. Add one (1) move and D6 to martial arts. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-71 Madman. Subtract D6 from charisma and 2D6 from reason. Add D6 to bemuse. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-72 Breeder of hatred. You can cause someone you touch to become hostile or resistant to reason, inciting them to fight in an already tense situation, etc. They must then subtract 2D6 from reason for D6 rounds. cost: 3 skill points. range: touch. effect: binary. RTS1-73 Animosity. You have an antagonistic attitude. Subtract D6 from charisma. Add 5 to initiative. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-74 Enmity. You have a deep-rooted but well-concealed hostility towards the world and everything in it. Subtract D6 from charisma. Add D6 to guile. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-75 Antipathy. You have an intense dislike and an aversion to something of the game master's choice. You will avoid this thing, person, or place at all costs. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-76 Hostility. Add D6 to guile and brawling. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-77 Rancor. Your attitude is bitter and brooding. Subtract D6 from charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-78 Vindictive. For every hand-to-hand blow any opponents land on you in one round, the next round you will receive a +1 to all skill rolls. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-79 Malady. You are plagued by a mysterious malady, which leaves you wracked and

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miserable. Subtract D6 from weight training, running, and resolve. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-80 Playing god. Once per gaming session you can take control of anything in your surroundings. For instance, if your game master has you backed into a corner, then create a door in the wall; Or if your clan needs a place to sleep, then there just happens to be an abandoned house; Or if those guards are in your way, then you can make them take a break. The only constraint is that you cannot give yourself or your clan items that they can take with them from this area. You can give someone a .50 cal rifle, but then it has to be mounted to a building and is immovable, etc. cost: 50 skill points and only once per gaming session. range: sight. effect: binary. RTS1-81 Staunch. Add 2D6 to resolve. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-82 Committed. Add D6 to resolve. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative.
~Dimetry Vinnikov RTS1-83 Schism. You love provoking others and picking fights, especially playing one person against another, even if to nobody's benefit. Add 2D6 to guile. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary.

RTS1-84 Discordant. Add D6 to guile and influence. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-85 Dissension. Add D6 to guile and command. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-86 Conflict. Add D6 to brawling for every even level of guile above 2D6. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-87 Scabrous. Your body is entirely covered by crusty looking scabs. Subtract 2D6 from charisma. Add D6 to intimidate. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-88 Ghastly. You emit an unholy aura. The stench of rot, corruption, and evil surrounds you. Yours are the pheromones of death and disease. Your appearance is ghastly. Subtract 2D6 from charisma. Add D6 to intimidate. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-89 Hideous. You are Frankenstein's monster, Jekyll's Hyde, and all four horsemen of the Apocalypse combined. Subtract 2D6 from charisma. Add 3D6 to intimidate. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-90 Terrible. You have the attitude of Genghis Kahn on a 14 day fast; on your good days, anyway. Subtract D6 from charisma and influence. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary.

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RTS1-91 Revolting. Your flesh looks like animals have gnawed it on in the night. Parts of it are hanging off your muscles, flapping in the breeze. Parts of it look as though they've been peeled away. The parts that are intact probably should be removed, they are so discolored and revolting. Subtract D6 from charisma. Add D6 to intimidate. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-92 Detestable. For some reason you can't figure out, everyone finds everything about you detestable. Nothing you can do or say can convince anyone you are the least bit caring, considerate, friendly, or well meaning. Subtract 2D6 from charisma, troubadour, and influence. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-93 Unsavory. The sight and smell of you conjures images of raw liver, butchered animals, spilled intestines, feces, and other unsavory things. Subtract D6 from charisma and troubadour. cost: none. range: self. effect: cumulative. RTS1-94 Foul. Your language, demeanor, attitude, beliefs, morals, morays, appearance, hygiene, and personality are all foul. Subtract 2D6 from charisma. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-95 Fowl. You have cross-mutated with a bird. You now lay D6 eggs per day, each of which counts as half a ration if cooked and eaten. Eaten raw, they cause severe stomach cramps for D6 hours. cost: none. range: self. effect: binary. RTS1-96 Conjugate mutation. For every cross-mutation on your list, you may either add another cross-mutation of the same type to your list, or roll a D6. If you choose to roll a D6, apply the following based on your roll: 1-3) Lose D6x10 skill points. 4-6) Gain D6x10 skill points. cost: none. range: self. effect: temporary. RTS1-97 Grudge lord. You may declare a grudge against any opponent in your range by spending 20 skill points and reducing each of your two highest skills by a D6. Once you have a declared a grudge, you will do everything in your power to come face-to-face with that person and fight them. You don't necessarily have to kill them, but you must try to defeat them. If you do, you will gain 1 renown. You will continue to have a grudge against that person until you defeat them or they leave your range. As long as any grudge is in effect, you will gain two skill points for every skill roll. A grudge may only be called once ever on a single person; more than one grudge may be in effect at a time, but the skill point bonus is not cumulative. cost: special. range: 20 miles. effect: binary. RTS1-98 Reversal. Every time you are required to roll on the radiation table, instead remove a radiation of your choice from your list. Permanents cannot be removed in this way. If you only have permanent radiations on your list, make reversal binary. cost: none. range: self. effect: permanent. RTS1-99 Turnaround. Choose one skill, which has a modifier, applied to it. Adjust whatever caused the modifier so that the modifier is the opposite (e.g., add D6 instead of subtract D6). cost: none. range: self. effect: temporary.

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