Carter Burke

Portrait - Carter Burke

Source: Aliens

Tags: Aliens LV-426 Sulaco Weyland-Yutani

Character Info

Carter Burke was is a mid level executive for Weyland Yutani, and the architect of the disaster on LV-426. It was his plan to have the colonists find the derelict ship and after contact was lost, he engineered the rescue in an attempt to smuggle back one of the aliens in the hopes of netting the power and profits that came with it. Upon discovery by the marines, before they could extract their own justice on him, they were attacked by the aliens. Burke lost his life attempting to flee and leave the others behind.


Strength: Average (10)

Intelligence: Above Average (12)

Will: Good (14)

Health: Average (10)

Agility: Average (10)


Charisma: Poor (6)

Leadership: Below Average (8)

Perception: Above Average (12)

Motivation: Excellent (16)

Combat Skills

  • Gun Combat: Untrained
  • Hand to Hand: Untrained


  • Combat Actions: 2
  • Knockout Value: 4
  • Learning Role: 18


  • Load Capacity: 35
  • Weight (Primary): 8
  • Weight (Secondary): 5

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Game Notes

In most scenarios involving Burke, he should be played as a coward who will attempt to break off for the escape offering no help for any other characters.

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Carter Burke WEAPON WEAPON RANGE ACTIONS: 1 MELEE: 1 AIM 1 2 7+ 3-4 5-6 Pistol 1 6 4 3 - - Carter Burke WOUNDED WEAPON WEAPON RANGE ACTIONS: 1 MELEE: 0 AIM 1 2 7+ 3-4 5-6 Pistol 1 1 - - - -