Muncorn's Really Simple Records Templates

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I lied, they're not simple

For a while, I've been using my records format, as many of you may know by my constant spouting of how it's better than Sierra's. All respect for Sierra's generator, but I always felt it lacked detail. So then, this monstrosity happened, and I'm gonna share it. This'll consist of two parts, first version which is an empty template, second which is a filled in mock record made purely for this. This is all three main records, and the exploitable format will be here, however it's shit. I hate it, and it's only here because I want feedback on it. It's ugly, it's short, and it feels inadequate. But anyways, let's get to it.

Employment Record Format
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NAME: [surname, forename middlename]
BIRTHDATE: [DD/MM/YYYY]
MARITAL STATUS: [Single, Married, Divorced, Widowed, N/A]
SPOKEN LANGUAGES: [Tau Ceti Basic, not English remember]
NEXT OF KIN: [Name, Relationship (This will generally be in order of who they're in contact the most]
LAST UPDATE: [DD/MM/YYYY]

History, as provided by the employee, are as follows. They have been verified by employment agents within the External Affairs department, and any comments, questions, or concerns about the legitimacy of such must be sent in a secure document to the same department.

EDUCATION SUMMARY: [Junior and Senior schooling, and College/University]

CURRENT QUALIFICATIONS: [Make these up, I guess. Not sure what system of qualifications the future would use]

CURRENT CERTIFICATIONS: [What positions onstation they are certified to work in. E.g, Security Officer, Surgeon, Command, etc.]

ONGOING TRAINING: [Anything they are currently training in]

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY - Listed below in chronological order, where possible:

[Company Name]
[(Start)DD/MM/YYYY] - [(End)DD/MM/YYYY]
- [Basic Work description]
- [Reason for leaving work]
- [Other notes]
[Repeat for multiple jobs]

HIRING AGENT NOTES: [Name a random personnel officer from CC and then notes. See example record for more info]
Medical Record Format
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NAME: [surname, forename middlename]
BIRTHDATE: [DD/MM/YYYY]
HEIGHT: [Metres/Centimetres, Feet/Inches]
WEIGHT: [Kilograms, Stone & Pounds]
RACE/ETHNICITY: [Race, Ethnicity (Note, Caucasian, Hispanic, Asian and the like are probably not in use, so use Martian, Biesellite or whatever, but feel free to include these if they're notable)]
EYE COLOR: [Blue, Green, Brown, etc.]
HAIR COLOR: [Colour, do note if the hair is dyed, and note natural hair]
HYPERTENSION: [Yes/No/Borderline]
SPOKEN LANGUAGES: [Languages]
PREFERRED LANGUAGE: [Most used language]
NEXT OF KIN: [Name, Relationship (Do note, this is the medical NoK, so will go in order; Mother, Father, Siblings, Children, etc.]
LAST UPDATE: [DD/MM/YYYY]

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

POSTMORTEM INSTRUCTIONS: [Clone or Not, and requests so forth]

PROSTHETIC(S): [Yes/No, Information if Yes]

ALLERGIES: [Yes/No, Information if Yes]

SURGICAL HISTORY: 
[DD/MM/YYYY] - [Information]

OBSTETRIC HISTORY: 

MEDICATION HISTORY: 

CURRENT MEDICATIONS/PRESCRIPTIONS: 

Physical Evaluations: (One is taken out before beginning work onstation. Same applies for psychological eval)
[DD/MM/YYYY] - [Passed/Failed] - [Information]

DOCUMENTED PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS: [Ya know, disorders]

Psychological Evaluations:
[DD/MM/YYYY] - [Passed/Failed] - [Information]

MEDICAL DOCTOR’S NOTES: [Same as Hiring Agent, see example for more details]
Security Record Format
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FULL NAME: [surname, forename middlename]
BIRTHDATE: [DD/MM/YYYY]
HEIGHT: [Metres/Centimetres, Feet/Inches]
WEIGHT: [Kilograms, Stone & Pounds]
EYE COLOR: [Blue, Green, Brown, etc.]
HAIR COLOR: [Colour, if it is dyed note that and state natural colour]
RACE/ETHNICITY: [Race, Ethnicity (Note, Caucasian, Hispanic, Asian and the like are probably not in use, so use Martian, Biesellite or whatever, but feel free to include these if they're notable)]
PLACE OF RESIDENCE: [Planet, Address (Address should go down to details of street and house number)]
IDENTIFYING FEATURES: [Limp, Accent, Dyed Hair, etc.]
CLOSE KIN: [Name, (Relationship, Place of Residence)] (List multiple, go in order of most contacted)
SPOKEN LANGUAGES: [Languages]
PREFERRED LANGUAGE: [Their most spoken language]
ON OFFICIAL WATCH: [Yes/No]
KNOWN CRIMINAL ASSOCIATES: [Any friends or family that have severe criminal history]


ARREST HISTORY:

[DD/MM/YYYY]: [Charges Pressed]
ADMISSION DATE: [DD/MM/YYYY]
RELEASE DATE: [DD/MM/YYYY]
RELEASE REASON: [Sentence fulfilled, bail, etc.]
NOTES: [Other notes]
[Repeat as needed]

THREAT ASSESSMENT

Hostile/Covert Actions Against the Company
Threat Level; [Very High/High/Medium/Low/Very Low]
- [Attitude towards NT]

Hostile/Covert Actions Against the Crew
Threat Level; [Very High/High/Medium/Low/Very Low]
- [Attitudes towards other crew]

EMERGENCY CONTACT: [Close Friend or Family, include contact details]

OVERALL NOTES: [Note from somebody, refer to example]

That's the formats. Now for a completed and workable example.

Employment Record Example
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NAME: Smith, John
BIRTHDATE: 07/05/2425
MARITAL STATUS: Widowed
SPOKEN LANGUAGES: Tau Ceti Basic, Sol Common, Tradeband (Partial Fluency)
NEXT OF KIN: Maria Smith, Mother
LAST UPDATE: 24/04/2459

History, as provided by the employee, are as follows. They have been verified by employment agents within the External Affairs department, and any comments, questions, or concerns about the legitimacy of such must be sent in a secure document to the same department.

EDUCATION SUMMARY: Educated at the Ashton Junior and Senior School Place. Later at Ashton Secondary School and Ashton University.

CURRENT QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in Psychology.

CURRENT CERTIFICATIONS: Psychologist, Psychiatrist.

ONGOING TRAINING: Basic Medicine Course.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY - Listed below in chronological order, where possible:

Vey Med
23/9/2448 - 13/3/2457
- Part of a small team investigating the effects of neurotoxin on the growth of people with veganism
- Made redundant after activists shut down experiment group.
- The work was conclusive and Smith played a large role in this, being an excellent worker and an avid investigator and psychologist.

HIRING AGENT NOTES: Steven Schwartz, Personnel Liason Officer: An excellent worker and an even better psychologist. A pleasure to have him working here.
Medical Record Example
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NAME: Smith, John
BIRTHDATE: 07/05/2425
HEIGHT: 5'11, ?cm
WEIGHT: 78kg, ?lbs
RACE/ETHNICITY: Human, Biesellite.
EYE COLOR: Brown
HAIR COLOR: Brown
HYPERTENSION: Borderline
SPOKEN LANGUAGES: Tau Ceti Basic, Sol Common, Tradeband (Partial Fluency)
PREFERRED LANGUAGE: Tau Ceti Basic
NEXT OF KIN: Maria Smith, Mother
LAST UPDATE: 24/04/2459

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

POSTMORTEM INSTRUCTIONS: Clone as normal

PROSTHETIC(S): None

ALLERGIES: Cherries - Severe

SURGICAL HISTORY: 
[DD/MM/YYYY] - [Information]
24/12/2451 - Operation to remove appendicitis after infection. Fully successful.

OBSTETRIC HISTORY: Null

MEDICATION HISTORY: Null

CURRENT MEDICATIONS/PRESCRIPTIONS: None

Physical Evaluations: 
27/04/2457 - Passed - Fully able and functioning for work.

DOCUMENTED PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS: None

Psychological Evaluations:
27/04/2457 - Passed - Fully able and functioning for work.

MEDICAL DOCTOR’S NOTES: Maibe Joycen, CC Chief Medical Officer: Perfectly fit and healthy, suffered a small bout of depressive activity following the death of his wife, though seems fine now.
Security Records Example
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NAME: Smith, John
BIRTHDATE: 07/05/2425
HEIGHT: 5'11, ?cm
WEIGHT: 78kg, ?lbs
RACE/ETHNICITY: Human, Biesellite.
EYE COLOR: Brown
HAIR COLOR: Brown
PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Biesel, Mendell City, District 5, 123 Main Road
IDENTIFYING FEATURES: He has dark coloured skin.
CLOSE KIN: Maria Smith (Mother, Biesel, Mendell City, District 5, 987 Not Main Road), Kevin Smith (Father, Biesel, Mendell City, District 5, 987 Not Main Road), Laura Smith (Sister, Biesel, Mendell City, District 5, 456 Also Not Main Road [Name (Relationship, Place of Residence)] (List multiple, go in order of most contacted)
SPOKEN LANGUAGES: Tau Ceti Basic, Sol Common, Tradeband (Partial Fluency)
PREFERRED LANGUAGE: Tau Ceti Basic
ON OFFICIAL WATCH: No
KNOWN CRIMINAL ASSOCIATES: John Doe


ARREST HISTORY:

27/4/2439: Accomplice to petty theft
ADMISSION DATE: 27/04/2439
RELEASE DATE: 27/04/2439
RELEASE REASON: Fined 450 Thalers
NOTES: Assisted John Doe in theft of several items of worth less than 50 Thaler

THREAT ASSESSMENT

Hostile/Covert Actions Against the Company
Threat Level; Very Low
- Supportive

Hostile/Covert Actions Against the Crew
Threat Level; Very Low
- Unlikely to be any level of threat, minor or otherwise.

EMERGENCY CONTACT: Maria Smith, Mother, 01568 701555

OVERALL NOTES: Phoebe Athas, Personnel Risk Assessor: No risk to crew or company interests, a good worker and experienced in his field.
Now, some tips on good record making.

1: Cross Reference. Make sure that all your dates line up with both each other, and a reasonable level of realism.
2: Keep it simple. Abbreviate, cut short, and even just refer to non-existent external files if you need to. If you don't, you may find you run out of space, as the records do have a limit, remember.
3: Make it believable, even if it seems silly. This mainly applies for the previous jobs, arrest history and education. Make up some places and such, even if the names are basic or somewhat silly, use them! Mostly for schools I stick to just the city they're in (Say, Olympia) and then take the level of education (Say, University) and then clump them together (Olympia University). You can add variety, like saying Olympia University of Medicine/Law/Robotics/Science, etc., but just make it semi-believable.

Now, the finale of shittiness, the exploitable records.

Shite Stuff
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Exploitable Information-
FULL NAME: [Surname, Forename Middlename]
BIRTHDATE: [DD/MM/YYYY]
HEIGHT: [See ER]
WEIGHT: [See ER]
EYE COLOR: [See ER]
HAIR COLOR: [See ER]
PLACE OF RESIDENCE: [Planet, Address]
PLACE OF WORK: [Planet/System, Address/Vessel]
CLOSE FAMILY: [Name] - [Job, Place of Work, Place of Residence]
CLOSE FRIENDS: [Name] - [Job, Place of Work, Place of Residence]
PREVIOUS AND CURRENT ASSOCIATES: [Name] - [Job, Place of Work, Place of Residence]
UNCLASSIFIED NOTES: [Notes from NT documents]
CLASSIFIED NOTES: [Notes from outside sources, such as spies]
OTHER NOTES: [Other notes]
Hope you're happy. Feel free to ask me any questions about this, or for advice on records or even flavour texts, since I do those too.

Re: Muncorn's Really Simple Records Templates

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This is amazing! I recently started playing SS13 with a friend of mine and I had no idea how to fill out these sections. It doesn't seem like people really refer to these, but recently I had a captain say they were looking at my characters employment records. I didn't have any listed, but thanks to your format examples, I can put things down.
This is super helpful for new players and I would recommend putting some sort of link for this on the Wiki. (Along with examples of how to fill out the character information for each race. Newbies like me need a bit of handholding cause there is a LOT of lore)
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