Chad is captain of the football team and has a reputation of a being a bully and a party animal. Each character in Last Year has a special set of abilities that help keep the group alive. Chad is the Assault class and he’s able to defend the group and stun the Killer with powerful melee attacks.
Troy is the Support Class and he’s best friends and fellow teammates with Chad. He provides additional attacking and combat protection for the team and also has a secondary ability to lay traps for The Killer.
Amber is Chad’s girlfriend and the most popular girl in school. As the Scout she doesn’t have lot of strength or attacking abilities but she is extremely fast and able to spot traps and obstacles for other players.
Nick is a computer and electronics wizard and he’s the president of the Chess Club. As the Technician class he’s able to pick locks, repair phone lines, and hack the school’s computers to help the group stay alive and escape.
Samantha is the most unpopular girl at East Side. She’s secretly in love with Chad but he doesn’t even know she exists. She keeps a picture of him in her locker and dreams of the day when he’ll finally ask her to the prom. She spends her summers at Camp where she learned first aid skills that make her the team’s Medic class.
There are three Killers to choose from and each Killer has different abilities that help you hunt down your victims. The Slasher is the crazed janitor from East Side High. His preferred weapons include machetes, axes, and even chainsaws. He’s the strongest and fastest of the Killers and is able to eliminate his victims with melee attacks and laying deadly traps.
The Giant is an escaped convict with a thirst for teenage blood. His abilities include grabbing players and throwing them across the level or against a wall. . He’s strong and able to take a lot of damage, but he’s slower and less agile than the Strangler and Slasher.
The Strangler is a deranged hobo that likes to strangle his victims with his bare hands. As the Strangler you’re able to dash and grab a victim. Once grabbed, you can kidnap the player and drag them away to another location, forcing the others to decide whether to come to the rescue or save themselves.