Magnus (Max) Valkyrius - Infinity Gaming 2.0 Character Bio

Infinity Gaming 2.0 - Character Biography

The following is a private out-of-character biography. Information contained within this biography is NOT permitted for in-character use.

Character Information

Full Name: What is your character’s full name, including any nicknames or aliases?

  • Magnus (Max) Valkyrius

Date Of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY)

  • 04/05/1968

Country Of Birth (If outside of Australia, please specify citizenship status & date of citizenship)

  • Australia

Family Tree, Heritage & Genealogy: Does your character have any family members or close relatives? If so, who are they, and what is the nature of their relationships? (Note: Any names not included within this biography unless later approved by the Federal Government will not legally be considered family members in a legal procedures, practices, etc.)

Family Tree:

  • Parents: Astrid and Bjorn Valkyrius (Deceased)

  • Siblings: Stefan (elder brother), Timoteus(younger brother)

  • Spouse: Divorced

Education, Experience & Employment: What is your character’s level of education? Did they attend college, vocational school, or have any specialized training? What does your character do for a living? Are they employed or self-employed, and in what industry or profession? (Ensure you state all degrees, certifications, experience, current/previous employment information, etc.)

During his school years, Magnus endured persistent bullying, an ordeal that left an indelible mark on his character. Yet, amidst the challenges, Magnus discovered an abiding passion for working with cars. The intricate world of mechanics became his refuge, providing solace and purpose that would ultimately become his number one passion.

At the age of 25, when his father passed, Magnus and his brothers assumed the leadership of the family business. Over the years, Magnus has played a pivotal role in steering The Company to success. Having initially taken an active role in its operations, Magnus has recently decided to transition into a consultant Director role, allowing his nephews and brother Stefan to take the reins of the business. Despite taking a step back from the day-to-day operations, Magnus continues to lend his wealth of experience and insight, contributing to the strategic direction and growth of The Company. His legacy lives on through the leadership transition, symbolizing a seamless blend of family tradition and progressive business acumen.

Throughout his life, Magnus’ unwavering love for all things mechanical endured, propelling him to delve into the world of buying, fixing and selling cars, both through legal channels and the black market. Magnus’s mechanical expertise quickly garnered him a coveted reputation as the go-to man in town for all things car related, making him a sought-after figure in both the legitimate automotive industry and the underground car trading community.

Personality: Describe your character’s personality traits, both positive and negative. What are their strengths and weaknesses?

Magnus is a man of few words, a strong but silent type. Among the tales whispered about him, one story (usually told in whispers) suggests that he cut his own tongue out as a dare—an absurdity that holds no truth. Despite this myth, Magnus’s nature stems from his life philosophy: sometimes, it’s wiser to keep one’s own counsel and let the cacophony of fools unfold. In his stoic approach to life, Magnus embodies the belief that fewer words often carry more weight than an abundance of them.

His past experiences have instilled in him the wisdom of restraint. The challenges he faced in his formative years taught him the invaluable lesson that silence can be a powerful weapon. Magnus, with an even temper, remains a calm presence even in the most stressful situations. It’s a trait that has proven indispensable in navigating the murky waters of his past ventures.

However, beneath this composed exterior lies a struggle to trust others. Magnus’s difficulty in confiding in those around him is a lingering remnant of the adversities he faced during his formative years. The scars of his past have fostered a wariness that makes him selective in choosing those deemed trustworthy. In the intricate dance of interpersonal relationships, Magnus remains guarded, a silent observer who reveals himself cautiously, if at all.

Hobbies and Interests: What does your character enjoy doing in their free time? Any specific hobbies, interests, or passions?

Magnus’s free time is diverse and unexpected. While his love for cars and all things mechanical remains, Magnus finds solace in seemingly contrasting hobbies. He immerses himself in the meticulous world of stamp collecting and model trains, showcasing a side that embraces the serene and structured.

Goals and Ambitions: What are your character’s long-term goals and ambitions in the city? What do they hope to achieve?

At 56, Magnus aspires to balance his hobbies and his role as a director in the family business, but ultimately his greatest ambition is to retire by the beach, martini in one hand and a cigar in the other.

Friends and Allies: Who are your character’s friends or allies in the city? Are there any specific groups or factions they are affiliated with?

Magnus’s most steadfast companions are his brothers, Stefan and Timoteus. The unbreakable connection between them was forged during their challenging youth and subsequent shared adventures.

Magnus’s nephews, too, stand as close allies in his life. However, it’s worth noting that Magnus has been known to deliver firm punishments when they step out of line. Despite these occasional displays of discipline, the familial bond remains strong, fostering a unique camaraderie that withstands both tough love and unwavering support.

Enemies and Rivals: Does your character have any enemies or rivals, and what is the source of their conflicts?

While Magnus has tried to distance himself from his darker past by never staying in one place too long, sometimes his past can come back to haunt him.

Criminal Record: Has your character been involved in any criminal activities in the past? If so, what kind of activities have they been involved in?

Magnus’s foray into the black market car trade marked a chapter of his life that he has since left behind. Maintaining a clean record, Magnus now channels his energy into supporting The Company as a Director and working on his hobbies like fixing cars and collecting stamps.

Personal Beliefs: What are your character’s personal beliefs, values, and ethics? Are they religious or politically inclined?

Magnus’s convictions find their foundation in unwavering loyalty to family. He does not adhere to any specific religious or political ideologies, however Magnus’s guiding principle centers around the potency of the firearm. In his worldview, when a person confronts their final moments, it is the gun that holds ultimate significance.

Relationships: Is your character in a romantic relationship or involved with anyone romantically? If so, who is their partner, and how did they meet?

With two failed marriages and no (claimed) children, Magnus remains focused on his personal pursuits, career, and the strong bonds he shares with his brothers.

Physical Description: Describe your character’s physical appearance, including height, weight, hair colour, eye colour, and distinctive features.

Magnus stands imposingly at a height of 6.2 feet, a figure that effortlessly commands attention. The passage of time has etched its narrative on him, leaving behind a tapestry of marks and scars. Silver threads now interlace with his once-dark hair, silent witnesses to years spent evading the law and facing adversaries. Behind his glasses, an intense gaze emanates from piercing green eyes, serving as windows to a mind that retains its razor-sharp acuity despite the trials of time.

Backstory: Provide a detailed backstory of your character, including any significant life events, turning points, or experiences that have shaped who they are.

Magnus, a quiet and unassuming child, was born and raised in Australia. In school, he faced relentless bullying. These challenging school years left an indelible mark on Magnus’s character, shaping him into a person of resilience and quiet determination.

During his youth, Magnus found himself entangled in a mysterious incident that would cast a shadow over the Valkyrius brothers forever. The sudden disappearance of this particular bully triggered a ripple effect of rumors and whispers throughout their small town. This event marked the beginning of the Valkyrius brothers’ notoriety, transforming them into subjects of fear and speculation, their actions draped in an aura of mystery.

The disappearance of Magnus’s tormentor was not an isolated incident but rather the catalyst for a reputation that would follow him and his brothers into adulthood.
The Valkyrius family, tracing its origins to Scandinavia, boasted a seafaring Viking legacy of exploration and sea piracy. This legacy found new life in the modern age as the Valkyrius brothers embarked on ventures that were criminal in nature, giving rise to their infamous family business.

Current Situation: What is your character’s current situation within the city? Are they new to the city, or have they been there for a while?

Having recently moved to the city, Magnus finds himself fully committed to bolstering and immersing himself in the family business. This strategic relocation aligns with his unwavering dedication to support his brothers and nephews to ensure the prosperity of their shared endeavors.

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Great character biography, really love the use of images to give the biography more character and another level of depth

Biography approved, join the in-character discord here: Infinity Gaming︲Citizens Of San Andreas

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Thanks mate! Really appreciated