Character Questionnaire - READ FIRST

Ideas to help with character background.



There are 4 main roles that a character can fill, the links list the character types.





I would like you to think of a reason for being in Brindol, whether you are local to the area, or even the town, travelling through on a pilgrimage, looking to trade/buy, it can be whatever you like.

Below are a few questions to help get you thinking about your character, I don’t expect you to answer all of the questions by any means.

The Basics

What do you look like?
How old are you?
Do you practice a religion? Is it the same as your childhood religion? If not, why?
Are you a devout believer or do you practice out of habit?
Everyone has a few manners or quirks unique to them. Describe three that your character has.

The Past

What was your childhood like?
What is your most vivid childhood memory?
Who was your best friend as a child? Are you still in contact with her?
What were your teenage years like?
Did you have a childhood enemy? Who was he? Is he still in your life now?
What was your religious upbringing? Was it important to you?
Did you have any kind of training or apprenticeship while growing up? What was it?
Is your master or mentor still part of your life?
Are you still undergoing training, or have you completed it?

The Present

What’s your occupation? Do you enjoy it? Why or why not?
Where do you live? Why?
How do you dress?
How do you carry yourself?
If you could save only one thing from a fire, what would it be?
What gives your life meaning?
Describe your ideal home.
Do you have any contacts or allies? Describe them.
How important is your family to you?
Who do you consider to be your family?
Are your parents still alive? Your grandparents?
Do you have any children? How old are they? Where are they now?
Do you have any brothers or sisters? How many? Where are they?
How do you feel about wizards, vampires,priests?

The Future:

What are your characters goals. These can be anything from “find the best ham sandwich in town” to “conquer the neighboring galaxy and become it’s sole ruler”.
What would be your perfect death?


Character Questionnaire - READ FIRST

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