New characters can start with starter equipment if they have certain skills and while not every skill has a starting equipment option, but many of them do and we've listed those below.
Starter equipment will be given out at a player's first game. All starter items have an expiration of 6 months or less.
Starter Shield, Max Crafts Level 3
Starter Throwing, set of 6, Max Crafts Level 3
Starter Javelin, set of 1, Max Crafts Level 3
Starter Small, Max Crafts Level 3
Starter Standard, Max Crafts Level 3
Starter Large, Max Crafts Level 3
Starter Two-Handed, Max Crafts Level 3
2 Uncommon Herb or Scrap
2 Snake Oils, Injested, Heal 5 Body
Fishing pole - per generic item creation
1 Produce and 5 Pyrite
Starter Armor is available to all players. Starter Armor also has a six month expiration date and is graded on a scale from 1-30, with higher armor points going to costuming that is heavy duty, provides good coverage, and is post-apocalyptic in style.
Specifics are found here.