MUSIC-DERIVED CHARACTER ADAPTATIONS

UNEASY RIDER

Val	CHA	Cost	Roll	Notes
10	STR	0	11-	Lift 100 kg; 2d6 HTH Damage [2]
12	DEX	6	11-	OCV:  4/DCV:  4
11	CON	2	11-
10	BODY	0	11-
15	INT	5	12-	PER Roll 12-
11	EGO	2	11-	ECV:  4
13	PRE	3	12-	PRE Attack:  2 1/2d6
10	COM	0	11-

3	PD	1		Total:  3 PD (0 rPD)
3	ED	1		Total:  3 ED (0 rED)
3	SPD	8		Phases:  4, 8, 12
4	REC	0
22	END	0
21	STUN	0		Total Characteristic Cost:  28

Movement:	Running:	7"/14"
		Leaping:	2"/4"
		Swimming:	2"/4"

Cost	Powers & Skills
2	"I Was Making Tracks":  Running +1" (7" total), END 1
5	"Hoping I Didn't Run Outta Luck":  Luck 1d6

	Perks
0	"Who Owns This Car?":  Vehicle

	Skills
5	"Kicked Old Green Teeth Right In The Knee":  +1 with HTH Combat

2	"Went To L.A., Via Omaha":  AK: United States of America 11-
2	"Takin' A Trip Out To L.A.":  CK: Los Angelus 11-
5	"Mario Andretti Woulda Sure Been Proud":  Combat Driving 12-
0	Language:  English (idiomatic; literate)
3	"I Knew That Left Rear Tire Was About To Blow":  Mechanics 12-
3	"I Laid It On Thicker And Heavier As I Went":  Oratory 12-
3	"Watch Him Folks, He's A Very Dangerous Man":  Persuasion 12-
0	"Toolin' Along In My Chevrolet":  TF:  Small Motorized Ground Vehicles
0	"I Grabbed Me A Chair":  WF:  Clubs

Total Powers & Skill Cost:  30
Total Cost:  58

25+	Disadvantages
5	Distinctive Features:  Long Hair (Easily Concealed; Noticed and Recognizable; Detectable By 
	Commonly-Used Senses)
10	Psychological Limitation:  "Now The Last Thing I Wanted Was To Get Into A Fight" (Common, Moderate)
10	Social Limitation:  Long-Haired 'Hippy' In 1973 (Frequently, Major, Not Limiting In Some Cultures)
8	Experience Points

Total Disadvantage Points:  58

Description: The Uneasy Rider is a long-haired pot-smoking ‘Son of the South’ with a peace sign in his car (not to mention mag wheels and four on the floor). Unfortunately, while driving through Jackson, Mississippi one of the tires on his car went flat, eventually depositing him in front of a place called “The Dew Drop Inn.” There he manages to fast talk his way out of a beating, get back to his newly-repaired car and escape—but not before chasing everyone around the packing lot.

Initially released in 1973, Uneasy Rider (an obvious play on the movie Easy Rider), shows Charlie Daniels’ counterculture attitude, which was common among the “outlaw” country musicians at the time. These days, he’s swung right-of-center, as seen in songs like Simple Man. In addition, he released Uneasy Rider ’88, which is in sharp contrast to the original. In the newer song, he starts the fight, as opposed to trying to avoid it.

Uneasy Rider's Hero Designer File

(Uneasy Rider created by Charlie Daniels, character sheet created by Michael Surbrook)


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