Before all this mess, it had been a really good year for me. I was appreciated at work and finally got promoted. Even though everyone around was worried about the threat of war, I found the notion that it might reach us here very improbable. One day, shortly after I came home to tell me parents about my promotion, we heard alarm sirens. We managed to hide in our basement just before the first explosions shook the ground and everything got covered by dust.
The pharmacist can be selected when setting up a custom game. The player is allowed to choose the gender of the character, name, in-game appearance, and character picture- either from a small library of included pictures or from a user-supplied picture placed in the Documents/This War of Mine/Portraits folder.
The Pharmacist trait, 'Knows much about Meds' allows him/her to craft Medications and Herbal Meds using fewer components.
[Character] and his/her parents survived the war. They retired to the country,while he/she resumed work at the pharmacy,and is doing really fine. As Pogoren slowly healed from the destruction,so did most of it's inhabitants.
Although [Character] and his/her family survived the war, not all was well. Living in the basement made [Character's] parents contract a serious lung disease. Most of their retirement money went to buying necessary medicines, and [Character] had to take the burden of supporting them.