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I'm gonna take that fine outta your hide!

Optional character class for Macho Women with Guns

Rules sources marked as follows:
OR - original rules, MT - Matt's rules, TM - The Mav's rules, MM - both Matt and Mav


These ladies might have gone on to be typical Macho Women were it not for one distinguishing attribute: Intelligence. Operating under the joint authority of the National Library Association and U.S. Special Operations Command, these gun-toting librarians lead a never ending fight to promote literacy, recover overdue materials, and oppose censorship.

ASSETS: The only character class to possess a quantifiable level of intelligence. When a Macho Librarian tries to rely on her looks and fails, she can try again using her intelligence.

LIABILITIES: Required to have a minimum of 11 in Intelligence. Looks must be lower than Intelligence. Required to select at least one Weird Library Disadvantage.

BUYING your character: Macho Librarians start with 75 points like all other classes. Select scores for Strength, Dexterity, Looks, Macho, Health AND Intelligence. The Intelligence attribute must be at least 11 and the Looks attribute must be a lower value.

ATTRIBUTE, Intelligence: This special attribute is ONLY available to Macho Librarians*.

*(This attribute might, in very rare circumstances, be acquired by other character classes after several years of college. However, no amount of education will allow a Bat-winged Bimbo to have an Intelligence level greater than 1. Yes, 1.)

SPECIAL "Brains Over Beauty" roll: Any time a Macho Librarian fails a Looks roll, she may immediately attempt a second roll against her Intelligence attribute. A successful roll is treated the same as if the initial Looks roll had been successful.

Before selecting skills you must determine which Library Department your character was attached to before assignment to NLA-US SOCOM. Roll 2d6 to determine your Department as follows: 2:Children's, 3:Bookmobile, 4:Reference, 5-7:Circulation, 8-9:Audio-Visual, 10-11:Technical Services, 12:Administration.

SKILLS: Select skills and disadvantages as with other character classes with the following exceptions: Macho Librarians must have AT LEAST one Weird Library Disadvantage (defined as any disadvantage which is available only to Macho Librarian characters, whether or not limited to a certain Department.) Certain designated skills, advantages and disadvantages may only be selected by librarians from a certain Library Department.

Skills usable by Macho Librarians with Guns

Format: Skill (Source) - Department

Beat Things with Whip (OR)
Blow Things Up (OR)
Cavort About (OR)
Disgust Onlookers (OR)
Do Technical Stuff (OR) - Tech Services
Drive Things (OR) - Bookmobile
Fly Things (OR)
Gambling (OR)
Grab Stuff (OR)
Grease Monkey (TM) - Bookmobile
Hit Things (OR)
Hit Things with Other Things (OR)
Interrogate (OR)
Know It All (TM)
Know Weak Spot (MT)
Patch Things Up (OR)
Perform Anatomically Impossible Feat (OR)
Pretend and Lie (OR)
Run in High Heels (OR)
Seduce Creature (OR)
Shoot Big Guns (OR)
Shoot Little Guns (OR)
Shoot Two Guns (TM)
Sneak Around (OR)
Spot Obvious (OR)
Submission Hold (MT)
Swearing (OR)
Swinging (OR)
Take Charge (TM) - AD
Take It On the Chin (OR)
Throw Things (OR)
Tie Things Down (OR)
Work With Kids (TM) - Childrens

Advantages usable by Macho Librarians with Guns

Format: Advantage, Point Cost (Source) - Department

Built-in Weapon, 5 (MT)
Endless Ammo, 20 (OR)
Extra Life, 10 (OR)
Fast Draw, 10 (OR)
Handbag of Holding, 10 (OR)
Hard Drinking, 5 (OR)
Look Good in Armor, varies (OR)
Pet, 10+ (OR)
Plastic Surgeon on Retainer, 10 (OR)
Run (or Fly) Like Hell, varies (MT)
Scriptwriter, 5 (OR)
Shhhhh!, 5 (MM)
Superior Airs, 10 (TM) - Reference
Teflon Skin, 5 (OR)
Weathergirl, 5 (MT)

Disadvantages usable by Macho Librarians with Guns

Format: Disadvantage, Point Bonus (Source) - Department

Alien Babe, 5 (OR)
Awful Family, 5 (MT)
Balancing Priorities, 10 (OR)
Bimbo Librarian, 20 (TM) - Weird Library Disadvantage
Book Collector, 10 (TM) - Weird Library Disadvantage
Boyfriend, 10 (MT)
Chafing, 10 (OR)
Conservative Dresser, 20 (OR)
Depression, 10 (OR)
Embarrassing Habit, 5 (MT)
Fairness, 5 (OR)
Hardwired, 5 (OR)
Hyperactive Hormones, 10 (MT)
Loves to Read, 10 (TM) - Weird Library Disadvantage
Nasty War Syndrome, 10 (MT)
Outlaw, 10/15/20 (MT)
Overdeveloped Parental Complex (TM) - Weird Library Disadvantage, Childrens
Perpetual Whisperer, 10 (TM) - Weird Library Disadvantage
Personal Weakness, 10 (OR)
Physical Disability, varies (MT)
Prudish, 20 (MM)
Sadistic, 5 (OR)
Secret Love, 5 (OR)
Significant Birthmark, 5 (MT)
Status-conscious, 5 (OR)
Sunday Driver, 10 (TM) - Weird Library Disadvantage, Bookmobile
Topheavy, 5 (OR)
Ultra-Conservative Dresser, 20 (TM) - Weird Library Disadvantage

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