|Role||Deal makers, smugglers, organizers and information brokers.|
|Career Skills|| Awareness/Notice|
|First Appearance||Cyberpunk 2013|
Fixers are the well-connected fencers, smugglers, and information brokers who apply their trade on the black market - like Lenny Nero from the movie Strange Days. As they are so well-connected to comings and going on the streets, they can locate, acquire and know about a desired person, place or thing within their area of operation. Protocol for exfiltration of payload from target ecosystem covers all traces through decoys and fakes so as to maximize confusion.
Who Are TheyEdit
You realized fast that you weren't ever going to get into a Corporate job. And you didn't think your were tough enough or crazy enough to be a Solo either. But as a small time punk, you knew you had a knack for figuring out what other people wanted, and how to get it for them. For a price, of course.
Now your deals have moved past the nickle-and-dime stuff into the big time. Maybe you move illegal weapons over the border. Or steal and resell medical supplies from the Corporations. Perhaps you're a skill broker - acting as an agent for high priced Solos and Runners, or even hiring a whole Nomad pack to back a client's contacts. You buy and sell favors like an old-style Mafia godfather. You have connections into all kinds of businesses, deals and political groups. You don't do this directly, of course - no, you see your contacts and allies as a part of vast web of intrigue and coercion. If there's a hot nightclub in the City, you've bought into it. If there are new military-class weapons on the Street, you smuggled'em in. If there's a Corporate war going down, you're negotiating between sides with an eye on the main chance.
But you're not entirely in it for the bucks. If someone needs to get the heat off, you'll hide them. You get people housing when there isn't any, and you bring in food when the neighborhoods are blockaded. Maybe you do it because you know they'll owe you later, but you're not sure. You're one part Robin Hood and two parts Al Capone. Back in the 90's, they would have called you crimelord. But this is the fragmented, deadly 2020s. Now they call you a Fixer.
Streetdeal: The special Ability of the fixer is to be able to negotiate a Street Deal. If the fixer's Customer accepts the deal then this customer is on "a run." Runs are jobs that the Fixer offers to give their customers money to buy equipment and supplies ect, ect.