Steve McDonut - 2.0 Character Biography

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?

  • Steve McDonut

Date Of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY)

  • 04/05/1978

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.)

  • Steve’s parents, Mary and Tom, lead a simple and tranquil life in their hometown in Australia. Their days are marked by a calm routine, away from the hustle and bustle of a busy city. Despite the physical distance, Steve shares a close and amicable connection with his parents. They stay connected through regular communication, making sure to catch up on the latest news and share moments of their lives.

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.)

  • High School Certificate, Retail/Customer Service experience, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Practical Legal Training (PLT), Admissions to Practice, CPR and First Aid units of competency.

  • Worked in a hotdog stand, as a Legal Aid and for local Law Enforcement.

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

  • Personality Traits:
    • Compassionate - Steve’s experiences at the hotdog stand fueled his desire to help others and care about the well-being of the community.
    • Determined - The journey Steve has gone through so far illustrates his determination to help others and make a meaningful impact
    • Reflective - Steve is constantly re-evaluating decisions and searching for a better solution to improve himself both personally and professionally.
    • Strong Work Ethic - Steve’s commitment to education, training, and his community, as well as his swift progression through the ranks, shows the lengths he has undergone to make a positive impact in every role he undertakes.
    • Difficulty Delegating - Steve has always struggled with delegating tasks, instead preferring to do things himself as it makes things as streamlined and efficient as possible. This is something he needs to work on.
    • Extreme Dislike of Redundancy - The only thing that rivals Steve’s dislike for criminals is redundancy. Steve hates redundancy, especially if it wastes time he could be using to fight crime.

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

Steve’s genuine passion for technology encompasses a diverse collection of gadgets, but it’s his love for electric vehicles that truly resonates. The thrill of driving these environmentally-friendly cars, with their impressive acceleration power, evokes a sense of nostalgia from his childhood days spent with RC cars. It’s not just about cutting-edge technology; it’s a connection to the excitement and joy he felt controlling miniature vehicles as a child.

Beyond the exhilarating acceleration, Steve’s appreciation for gadgets and technology extends to a growing collection that he curates like a museum of outdated marvels. Instead of discarding old phones, tablets, computers, and iPads, he turns them into nostalgic artifacts that tell the story of technological evolution.

His collection features significant devices from the past 30 years, including the iconic Macintosh computer, the groundbreaking Nintendo Entertainment System, the pioneering Palm Pilot, the sleek Motorola Razr, and the revolutionary first-generation iPhone. Each piece is a testament to the rapid advancement and transformative impact of technology, creating a unique blend of nostalgia and innovation within Steve’s evolving collection.

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

Steve is focused on advancing in his chosen career and making a significant impact in various areas of his life. With a passion for enhancing his city, he actively seeks to bring positive changes to his community and build constructive relationships with colleagues. Steve envisions leaving a lasting legacy by contributing to the betterment of his city and positively influencing the lives of those around him.

Driven by his passion for obsolete technology, he would love to expand his collection by actively seeking decommissioned tech during his law enforcement duties, seizing the opportunity to rescue and preserve items that are no longer required as evidence.

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?

  • Having recently moved to the city, Steve has only received a basic tour of his new workplace. Although he’s heard positive things about the people he’ll be working with, he’s yet to forge meaningful relationships with his colleagues and team members. Eager to get to know them better, Steve is enthusiastic about starting conversations and building connections with each of them.

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

  • Steve has left behind the criminals he diligently put behind bars. However, the shadows of his past cases loom over him, as there’s always the lingering possibility that these individuals may have ties or family connections in his newfound home.

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?

  • None

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

Steve is deeply committed to a set of principles, exemplified by a strong sense of justice. He wholeheartedly strives to follow rules and protocols diligently, working to ensure fairness for all members of the community. While generally strict in adhering to guidelines, he is also open to bending the rules slightly, as long as it doesn’t result in significant implications or involve anything illegal. Ultimately, Steve aims to contribute to the community’s improvement, demonstrating his dedication to fostering a just and equitable environment for everyone.

Outside of his work and commitment to justice, Steve has a surprisingly whimsical side that often catches people off guard. He understands the importance of balance and injecting a bit of humour into the everyday grind. His ability to seamlessly transition from serious advocate for justice to lighthearted enthusiast showcases the multifaceted nature of his personality and endears him to those fortunate enough to glimpse this playful side of Steve.

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

  • No

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

  • Mid-40s, brown eyes, 105kg athletic build, 6ft 4”, Brown hair with grey streaks starting to show through. “Elvis” hair.

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

After finishing high school, Steve took an unconventional route, spending a gap year working at a local beach hotdog stand. During his time there, Steve enjoyed getting to know the regulars and tourists equally. Unfortunately, the hotdog stand’s location made it easy for pickpockets to take advantage of crowded beachgoers, and Steve even saw situations where individuals were harassed without any consequence. These experiences fueled his determination to pursue a career in law, driven by a desire to bring justice to those who had been wronged and to create a safer community.

Motivated by this newfound purpose, Steve committed himself to higher education, earning a law degree to equip himself with the knowledge and skills necessary to make a meaningful impact. He began down the path towards becoming a Police Prosecutor because he wanted to find justice for the victims and hold the perpetrators accountable for their actions. After a short time as a Legal Aid, Steve soon came to realise that while bringing victims justice is fulfilling - he would prefer there weren’t any victims to begin with. This desire to have a more direct impact on stopping criminals led Steve to transition into a career with law enforcement.

He joined his local Police Department, fully immersing himself in the demanding training that refined his skills in evasive/defensive driving, negotiations, and life-saving techniques like CPR and First Aid. Steve’s commitment to the community and strong work ethic allowed him to progress through the ranks swiftly, earning him respect and recognition as a valuable team member.

While Steve found satisfaction in his role, he couldn’t shake the feeling that there might be a more significant challenge awaiting him. This led him to contemplate a change, and, with a mix of uncertainty and determination, Steve decided to explore opportunities abroad. Presented with a job opportunity overseas that promised to test his skills in a new country, he aimed to face fresh challenges and contribute to law enforcement in a different environment.

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?

  • Steve is new to the city and has recently embarked on a new career path.
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