Distinctions are double-edged traits. They can be represented by a phrase, title, personality quirk, or background event. Every distinction can be used to help or hinder.

Example Quirk Distinctions

  • Itching for a fight
  • Genetically perfect
  • Prolifically Profane (alternately “F-bomber”)
  • More hyper than a hamster on coffee
  • Talks too much when nervous

Example Relationship Distinctions

  • Running from Cerberus
  • In love with Commander Shepard
  • David Anderson (father figure)

Example Role Distinctions

  • Goddamn hero
  • Ingenue
  • Psychotic Biotic
  • The Perfect Woman
  • Best thief in the galaxy

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