Val CHA Cost Roll Notes 30 STR 20 15- Lift 1600 kg; 6d6 HTH Damage  15 DEX 15 12- OCV: 5/DCV: 5 0 CON -20 9- 20 BODY 20 13- 13 INT 3 12- PER Roll 12- 0 EGO 0 9- ECV: 0 18 PRE 8 13- PRE Attack: 3 1/2d6 10 COM 0 11- 10 PD 24 Total: 10 PD (10 rPD) 10 ED 30 Total: 10 ED (10 rED) 3 SPD 5 Phases: 4, 8, 12 10 REC 8 50 END 25 Total Characteristic Cost: 138 Movement: Running: 6"/12" Leaping: 6"/12" Swimming: 2"/4"" Cost Powers & Skills 60 Robotic Body: Automaton (Takes No STUN) 13 Metal Hands: Hand-To-Hand Attack +4d6; Hand-To-Hand Attack (-1/2), END 2 90 Metallic Endoskeleton: Energy Damage Reduction, Resistant, 50% 90 Metallic Endoskeleton: Physical Damage Reduction, Resistant, 50% 30 Unstoppable Killing Machine: Damage Resistance (10 PD/10 ED) 15 Not Human: Does Not Bleed 46 Robotic Stamina: Life Support (Eating: Character does not eat; Immunity All terrestrial poisons and chemical warfare agents; Immunity: All terrestrial diseases and biowarfare agents; Safe Environment: Zero Gravity; Safe in High Pressure; Safe in High Radiation; Safe in Intense Cold; Safe in Intense Heat; Safe in Low Pressure/Vacuum; Self-Contained Breathing; Sleeping: Character does not sleep) 25 Voice Modulator: Shape Shift (Hearing Group, Voices Only), Imitation, END 2 Sensor Suite 5 1) Infrared Perception (Sight Group) 5 2) Nightvision 5 3) Ultraviolet Perception (Sight Group) Talents 5 Eidetic Memory 14 Fearless Skills 24 Perfect Killing Machine: +3 with All Combat 3 Climbing 12- 3 Combat Driving 12- 3 Combat Piloting 12- 2 Computer Programming (Personal Computers) 12- 7 KS: Programmed Target 16- 5 Rapid Autofire 9 Tracking 15- 15 WF: Beam Weapons, Common Melee Weapons, Emplaced Weapons, Energy Weapons, Small Arms, Flamethrowers, General Purpose/Heavy Machine Guns, Grenade Launchers, Off Hand, Shoulder-Fired Weapons Total Powers & Skill Cost: 474 Total Cost: 612 200+ Disadvantages 15 Distinctive Features: Can't Hide Scent From Animals (Not Concealable; Extreme Reaction; Detectable Only By Small Group) 15 Hunted: John Connor/Soliders of Tomorrow 14- (Less Pow, Harshly Punish) 25 Psychological Limitation: Irrationally Hunts Targets (Very Common, Total) 15 Psychological Limitation: Shows No Emotion (Common, Strong) 342 Experience Points 612 Total Disadvantage Points
Characteristics: In the fictional Terminator universe, The Terminator is a formidable robot assassin and soldier, designed by the military supercomputer Skynet for infiltration and combat duty, towards the ultimate goal of exterminating the human resistance. It can speak naturally, copy the voices of others, read human handwriting, and even genuinely sweat, smell, and bleed. To detect the Terminators, who are otherwise indistinguishable from humans, the human resistance uses the ability of most dogs to alert humans to their presence.
Construction: As seen in the movies, it's able to shrug off 20th century small arms fire, crash through walls intact and survive explosions to some degree, although repeated shotgun blasts actually have enough force to knock it down and temporarily disable it, and heavy amounts of automatic fire are able to compromise the organic disguise layer. In the second film, The Terminator says that he can run for 120 years on his existing power cells. In the finale to Terminator 2, his power source is damaged, and is able to find an alternate source, described on the DVD commentary as heat sinks, harnessing the thermal energy from the hot surroundings. In the third film, the Terminator operates on two hydrogen cells and discards one of them early on due to damage. It explodes shortly thereafter with enough force to produce a small mushroom cloud.
The endoskeleton is actuated by a network of sheathed cables, hydraulic cylinders, and servomechanisms, making terminators very strong. For instance, in the third movie, Schwarzenegger's character was able to handle firing a machine gun from the hip with one hand, while holding a coffin with John Connor and a heavy cache of weapons inside; showing no signs of the extra weight being any real concern.
Late in the first film, the "Terminator" character is stripped of its organic elements by fire. What remains is the machine itself, in James Cameron's own words "a chrome skeleton", "like Death rendered in steel." In the later Terminator films, armies of endoskeleton-only Terminators are seen. They are visually identical to the one in the first film, and feature prominently in the "future war" sequences of those films.
CPU: The CPU of a terminator is an artificial neural network with the ability to learn. In Terminator 2, The Terminator states that "the more contact [he] has with humans, the more [he] learns." In the Special Edition, he says that Skynet "presets the switch to 'read-only' when [terminators] are sent out alone", to prevent them from "thinking too much". Sarah and John activate his learning ability, after which he becomes more curious and begins trying to understand and imitate human behavior. This leads to his use of the catch phrase "Hasta la vista, baby". A line spoken by the Terminator at the end of the movie indicates that terminators may have the potential to understand emotion: "I know now why you cry, but it is something that I can never do." Sarah muses in the closing narration that the Terminator had "learn[ed] the value of human life".
Physical Template: A deleted scene from Terminator 3 reveals that the Model 101's appearance was based on Chief Master Sergeant William Candy, with his Southern accent replaced by the more menacing voice of one of the developers. This explicitly indicates that the Terminators were developed by human beings before Judgment Day. This contradicts information from the first film, where Kyle Reese refers to the Model 101 as "new", replacing the older rubber-skinned 600 series. However, the fact that the scene was deleted makes its canonicity dubious.
An entirely different origin of the Model 101's physical and vocal templates was provided in the novel Terminator 2: Infiltrator (published prior to Terminator 3), in the form of former counter-terrorist Dieter Rossbach. The reason stated for copying Dieter was that Skynet was looking in the old military files for someone whose body would be able to effectively conceal the Terminator's massive endoskeleton.
Quote: "I'll Be Back"
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