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Toon Tuesday: Sonic the Dog-Boy Navy “Sea Dog” (Rifts)

I know I’ve already done a Dog-Boy, but the Coalition Navy sourcebook offers a vastly different take on them, and I haven’t done many pro-CS characters, so I thought I’d add another to the list. I’ve actually written an entire team of CS Navy operatives before, including two Sea Dogs, which was a lot of fun to build, but this is an entirely new character to enjoy. The Rifts universe needs more Dog-Boys! Please note, there were some minor additions and swaps here or there, typically in skill percentages, due to errors in the text; I did my best guess at the intended scores. Enjoy.

Game: Palladium Books’ Rifts RPG
Books Needed: Rifts Ultimate Edition and Rifts Sourcebook 4: Coalition Navy.
Recommended Setting: Coalition or CS Navy campaign, works especially well around water and with human characters.

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'I've found the bomb, buy me thirty, no twenty seconds to disarm it and then take him out.' - Sonic the Sea Dog

General Information
Nickname: Sonic Sarah
Exp. Level: One
Experience Table: Dog-Boy
R.C.C.: Dog-Boy (Newfoundland)
O.C.C.: Navy “Sea Dog”
Alignment: Scrupulous
Invoke Trust/Intimidate: 75%
Charm/Impress: Not applicable.
Health Points: 35 (+1D6/lvl)
S.D.C.: 48 (+1D6/lvl)
M.D.C.: Not applicable.
P.P.E.: 12 (Permanent.)
I.S.P.: 59 (+10/lvl)
Chi: Not applicable.
Horror Factor: Not applicable.

Stats
IQ: 12
ME: 19
MA: 23
PS: 20 (Lift/Carry: 1600/800 lbs)
PP: 14
PE: 25
PB: 13
SPD: 40 (Run: 28 mph, Digging: 6)
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Toon Tuesday: Eli the Dog-Boy CS Officer (Rifts)

My very first ever character was a feral Dog-Boy (Malamute breed), and I have played many, many Dog-Boys since then; they are my absolute favorite R.C.C.! However, my table rarely hosts pro-CS games, so I figured I would change it up a bit! For more information about his identification number, see rule 10 of my Rifts specific House Rules.

Game: Palladium Books’ Rifts RPG
Books Needed: Rifts Ultimate Edition, Rifts World Book 11: Coalition War Campaign.
Recommended Setting: Coalition campaign. There is very little which could persuade Eli to leave the Coalition State military.

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A Coalition Dog Pack and their Psi-Stalker handler.

General Information
Name: Elliott or “Eli”
Exp. Level: One
R.C.C.: Dog-Boy (Elkhound)
O.C.C.: Not applicable.
Alignment: Unprincipled
Invoke Trust/Intimidate: 70%
Charm/Impress: 70%
Health Points: 23 (+1D6/lvl)
S.D.C.: 106 (+ 1D6/lvl)
M.D.C.: Not applicable.
P.P.E.: 12 (permanent)
I.S.P.: 64 (+10/lvl)
Chi: Not applicable.
Horror Factor: Not applicable.

Stats
IQ: 17 (+3% to all new skills)
MA: 22
ME: 24
PS: 29 (Lift/Carry: 2320/1160lbs)
PP: 13
PE: 23
PB: 24
SPD: 38 (Run: 26.5 mph)
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