Scenarios

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Scenarios are selected prior to determining a character's stats and modify the game in various ways. In addition to restricting the available professions or starting locations, they can add additional unique challenges.

The default scenario is "Evacuee", which gives access to all the normal professions and starts you off in an Evac Shelter.

List of scenarios


Name C AP RP Location Description Flags
Evacuee 0 Evac shelterYou have survived the initial wave of panic, and have achieved (relative) safety in one of the many government evac shelters.
Missed 0 House, Grocery store, Gun store, Garage, Pawn shop, Bank, Military surplus, Furniture store, Library, Book store, Boarded-up houseWhether due to stubbornness, ignorance, or just plain bad luck, you missed the evacuation, and are stuck in a city full of the risen dead.
Infected -4 sheltered_survivor, sheltered_militia, churl, basketball_player, medic, detective, swat, swat_heavy, sniper_police, riot_police, patient, mutant_patient, mutant_volunteer, broken_cyborg, bio_sniper, preacher, paperboy, national_guard, winter_survivor, winter_scavenger, winter_army, mall_cop, naturalist, fisher, reenactor, reenactor2, drone_op, jr_survivalist, miner, parkour_practitioner House, Grocery store, Gun store, Garage, Pawn shop, Bank, Military surplus, Furniture store, Library, Book storeIn the chaos and panic of evacuation, you got bitten by something! You didn't get proper medical care, and now the wound has started turning green. INFECTED
Burning Building -2 sheltered_survivor, sheltered_militia, churl, basketball_player, medic, detective, swat, swat_heavy, sniper_police, riot_police, patient, mutant_patient, mutant_volunteer, broken_cyborg, bio_sniper, preacher, paperboy, national_guard, winter_survivor, winter_scavenger, winter_army, mall_cop, naturalist, fisher, reenactor, reenactor2, drone_op, miner, parkour_practitioner House, Grocery store, Gun store, Garage, Pawn shop, Bank, Military surplus, Furniture store, Library, Book storeThe building you had chosen to reside in has suddenly caught fire! You might want to leave. FIRE_START
Challenge-Really Bad Day (scenario) -10 svictim, tweaker House, Grocery store, Gun store, Garage, Pawn shop, Bank, Military surplus, Furniture store, Library, Book storeYou start drunk to the point of incapacitation, depressed, infected, surrounded by fire, naked, and sick with the flu. This day went downhill really fast. FIRE_START, INFECTED, BAD_DAY, CHALLENGE
Challenge-Medieval Peasant -5 churl ForestSom nigromancie hath brought yow hidder! Ye have only the hoose on youre legges and the knyf at youre syde and youre prayeres to Marie moder of God. CHALLENGE
Challenge-Lab -8 unemployed, mutant_patient, mutant_volunteer, broken_cyborg lab_stairs, lab_finale, ice_lab_stairs, ice_lab_finaleYou've been locked in a lab with no (obvious) way out! Find a way to escape or starve to death. CHALLENGE
Ambush 0 winter_survivor, winter_scavenger, winter_army, unemployed cabinIt is the winter after zero hour, cold and weary you ducked into a small cabin for the night. The next morning, you awoke to the sound of lots of movement in the woods. SUR_START, WIN_START
Sheltered -3 LMOE shelter, Evac shelterWhen the apocalypse broke out, you were funneled into a nearby shelter. Here you have lived, never leaving, lest the unknowns of the outside world hurt you. Supplies are running low, and for the first time since the cataclysm, you will be forced to face the outside world. WIN_START
Challenge-Abandoned -8 unemployed, bionic_patient, patient, broken_cyborg HospitalSickly and frail, you have spent most of your life in the patient's ward of the hospital. When yours was evacuated, you were left behind because you were a lost cause. You awaken to the sound of movement around the hospital. CHALLENGE
Experiment 2 unemployed, mutant_patient, mutant_volunteer, broken_cyborg ForestSince birth, your sole purpose in life has been the advancement of genetic science, willingly or not. Once the cataclysm struck, you left the lab, and wandered aimlessly, ending up in a forest.
Mall Cop -2 mall_cop Mall Food Court, Mall Loading AreaYou've survived for as long as you could inside of the mall you worked at as a security guard. Find a way out and try your best to survive.
The Last Firefighter 0 firefighter, bionic_firefighter Fire stationAgainst all odds, you managed to make it back to the station house in one piece. Now the reanimated husks of your former comrades want to make sure you never leave it again. SUR_START
Assault on Precinct Z 0 cop, sniper_police, riot_police, bionic_cop, detective, swat, swat_heavy Police stationYou knew the day was going to be bad when it started with your partner getting eaten by a perp before you even had coffee. The scene back at the station house looks bad, real bad. This is going to be an all-nighter. SUR_START
School -1 student, elementary_student, skaterkid, jdelinquent, prep_student, jr_survivalist, bionic_student, poor_student, dodgeball_player, science_club_mem, av_club_mem, janitor, teacher, gym_teacher Regional schoolYou were at school when the principal shambled in and ate one of the students, and before you knew it the entire campus was overrun by monsters. Guess school's out forever.
Wilderness (scenario) 0 unemployed, survivalist, trapper, bionic_prepper, guru, backpacker, naturalist, bow_hunter, crossbow_hunter, lumberjack, jr_survivalist, fisher ForestYou find yourself amongst trees. The screaming and the moaning is fainter this far from civilization, but you'd better know what you're doing out here.
Helicopter Crash -2 soldier, national_guard, specops, bio_soldier, bio_sniper Helicopter crash siteYou've crashed your precious helicopter, it'll never fly again. Monsters don't bother you, life without your Loach is worthless anyway. HELI_CRASH
Bottom of a Mine 1 miner MineYou were mining along when you found...something. You're not sure what, but it sure is dark down here.

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