I was wondering, what effects would a partially Gallifreyan heritage have on a person? River Song isn't at all Gallifreyan - she's a human Time Lady, just as the Doctor is a Gallifreyan Time Lord - but a variety of characters could be said to be, for lack of a better term, cross-breeds.
Alex Campbell (Son of Susan Foreman [Gallifreyan] and David Campbell [Human])
Jenny (Produced by a cloning device, at least partially human)
Specifically, I'd like to come up with a rule for statting 1/2 and 1/4 Gallifreyans, perhaps in the manner of the race blocks in the back of Aliens & Creatures.
I would think that a bonus to Ingenuity and Resolve, along with some trait package, would do it. Lower amounts of Gallifreyan blood, lower benefits.
Another thing you want to keep in mind is that there's a difference between Time Lords and regular Gallifreyans.
Gallifreyan is a species. Time Lord is a biodata augmentation that is done to someone. During the classic era there were only about 1000 Time Lords at any given time.
So variations include... All Gallifreyan [ie Castallan Spandrell] All Gallifreyan - All Time Lord [ie Borusa] half human - half Gallifreyan All Human - All Time Lord [ie Ace in Death Comes to Time] Half Human - Half Gallifreyn - All Time Lord [ie the Doctor] All Mutant Skarosian - All Time Lord [Time War era Daleks] Etc...
GALLIFREYAN TRAITS Automatic killing lessons Brains they can re-program themselves [lots of temporary traits from this one] Can alter their metabolism in almost any way [even so that it appears human to scanners] Can control their hair growth. 170 different spectrum options for the eyes Enhanced smell Flash blindness resistance Type-less blood that can be transfused to anyone Blood that can teach human blood how to fight off infection. Only need ¼ as much oxygen Psychic and Telepathic Able to donate Artron Energy Freezing them solid only paralyzes. Can go days without water and weeks without food Radiation resistance Can seal body so they can remain conscious in a vacuum for 6 minutes. And alive for 20 Sleep trance that mean they only need about 1 hour of sleep a night Resistance to Alcohol Able to use Detox on some poisons. Vulnerable to ginger pop [makes them drunk] Vulnerable to Aspirin Vulnerability to magnetic fields Possibly a Bypass respiratory system can hold breath for 20 minutes [or hours in trance] Possibly two hearts. Possibly sterility Possibly no sex drive Possibly vulnerability to moist environments
TIME LORD TRAITS Symbiotic Nuclei (the Vortex Trait) They grow a Time Brain that gives them 22 temporal senses (Feel turn of Universe) Phobia of paradoxes Programmed duty to the Laws of Time Can alter their sense of time – giving them super reflexes. Possibly ownership of a TARDIS Possibly Vortex Walking [Teleport/ 8 pt Vortex power] Possibly perfect timing Possibly Precognition Possibly Deep Time Memory [can remember original history even when its been altered]
UNDECIDED - Regeneration Some sources explicitly state that Regeneration is a Time Lord only trait. Other, equally valid, sources state that all Gallifreyans Regenerate. Take your pick. The Regeneration trait also carries… Extended lifespan [~600 years per body] Immunity/ Resistance from many poisons, diseases, and viruses. Rapid Healing trance [bullet wounds heals in 1 day, broken leg in 4, new organ 1 month]
- Marnal Gate
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