Here are the very basics for creating a Vampire character.
Hooks – Once your character is done and submitted to the GM, you will get 3 Hooks assigned by the GM.
Step One: Concept
Step Two: Attributes
Prioritize categories (Mental, Physical, Social). They receive 5/4/3 dots, distributed in any combination. So you could have 5 dots to spend among you Mental (Intelligence, Wits, Resolve), 4 amount your physical (Strength, Dex, Stamina), then three among your Social (Presence, Manipulation, Composure). OR you could spend 5 in your physical, 4 in your mental and three in your Social.
Step Three: Skills
Prioritize categories. They receive 11/7/4 dots, distributed however you would like, just like attributes. You do not have to prioritize them in the same
They are separated into three categories just like Attributes.
Step Four: Skill Specialties
Choose three Skill Specialties.
Step Five: Add Kindred Traits
Step Six: Add Merits
Select ten dots of Merits.
Step Seven: Advantages
Willpower is equal to Resolve + Composure.
Humanity is 7.
Size is 5.
Health is Size + Stamina + Resilience.
Speed is Size + Strength + Dexterity.
Defense is the lower of Dexterity and Wits, plus Athletics.
Initiative Modifier is Dexterity + Composure