Wednesday, September 19, 2012


Found a old file I compiled while doing some data backup on my computer. This is a list of questions to use for making characters to help get into their heads. Feel free to use this in your games. I have no clue the original sources of these unfortunately, but I have a few ideas.

1. Does your character have an ultimate goal? If so, what is it?

2. What is your characters secret? What will happen if it is discovered?

3. What does your character think of the political climate?

4. What does your character do to relax?

5. If your character were given a (gold, dollar, etc) what would she do with it?

6. Does your character have a stereotypical view of peasants (or other suitable lower class)?

7. What are the names of your characters parents and what do they do?

8. What reward would the character most want to receive?

9. What does your characters clothing look like?

10. Does your character actually worship a deity?

11. What is your characters favorite possession?

12. Who is your character's closest friend?

13. What does your character love, hate and fear?

14. What does your character think of (major factions)?

15. How does your character feel about different classes (combat; skillful; divine; arcane; etc)?

16. Describe your character's ideal mate.

18. Who does the character trust more than anyone?

19. How will the character die?

20. How would you describe your character?

21. What is your character's main motivation?

22. What is your character's greatest strength?

23. Greatest Weakness?

24. Does your character have any prejudices?

25. Is your character married?

26. To whom does your character own the most loyalty?

27. What are your character's favorite things?

28. Least favorite?

29. What about your characters psychology?

30. What about your character's family?

31. How would your character's parents describe him?

32. What are your character's ambitions?

33. How religious is your character?

34. How would your character handle an insubordinate servant?

35. If you could, what advice would you give your character?

36. Who is your character's master (Himself? king? parents? etc)?

37. How would your character define good and evil?
38. How would your character define justice?

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