Here are some of the concepts available at the larp, but not all.
- Legal Criminal – Some people are still part of the system. They gather social security, they have an identity, they are someone. Yet, they’ve chosen to live outside the system in order to gain benefits not otherwise available. Here in the slums, they trade favors and live in relative luxury, dealing with other criminals or with gangs of their own.
- Android Hunter – Not quite a Blade Runner, the Android hunters aren’t formally employed. They just hunt down stray Androids for less honorable or less legal reasons. They’re experts in identifying them and neutralizing the Android strengths, and are sometimes employed by people in the slums who want to get rid of a troublesome model.
- Reincarnation Priest – A new faith has sprung up in the slums, among both humans and Androids. It is a strange mix of different faiths, with a belief in a wheel of souls that you return to once you die – or when you are recycled – and that you are shaped from again when you return to a new body. They spread hope and a desperate fight for dignity among the inhabitants of the slums.
- Soup kitchen worker – The poorest need food too, and even if you’re one of them, you’re more fortunate than the worst. You give out food and a little bit of shelter to those who have it worst. At the same time, you have hidden resources and information that few others are privy to in your region.
- The Android Shaper – Once an Android is born, they cannot be ‘hacked’ or modified through their gene code. However, they can still be modified using a knowledge of their genetic programming, psychology, drugs and chemical cocktails that would be illegal to use on humans. Change a personality, make them more compliant, use your knowledge of their genetic triggers and the Android becomes like new! The Android Shapers are the ones doing this illegally, rather than as a part of the Company that makes the legal Androids.
- Trafficker – There’s always a demand for Androids of all shapes and kinds. You provide them to people who want the less secure ones, or can’t afford the real thing and need a pirated homegrown model. You smuggle them, often from the off-world colonies, to their recipients in the slums or in the city. You store them, keep them in line and make sure they do what you say.
- Corrupt police officer – It’s your job to make sure the slums don’t riot. You patrol in your car, check in on the local establishments, get paid and bribed to look away and you make contacts in the gangs. Still, you don’t stay here without forging personal connections and you are disturbed by the fact that you’ve actually started caring for people.
- Gang boss – You are carried by a constant need to prove yourself, a fearsome reputation and a ruthless way with people who stray. Unfortunately, you are not alone – there are more like you, and you sometimes compete, you sometimes cooperate. It all depends on the day and time.
- Street orphan – The streets are the only parents you ever knew, but they forged you with bonds stronger than anything people could understand inside the City. You and your orphan siblings know the slums better than anyone and you try to stay out of trouble. However, when newcomers arrive, you’re always set on testing them – or getting rid of them.