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Nobody
October 3, 2017
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30 Questions to ask your players    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Too often when you ask somebody to describe their character, they tell you a class and a race. "I'm a Dwarvin Paladin" tells you nothing about what makes a character interesting. You MIGHT get a backstory even. But a real character is more than that. What makes a good character interesting are the small details, and hidden motives. These are questions that make players dig a bit deeper, and create somebody truly interesting and unique.

Aramax
February 19, 2017
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House Rules for Cleric for Crypts and Things    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Title says it all

Clemmensen
October 5, 2016
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Unique goodiebags for players    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

When starting a new role playing game or when the players reach a major milestone in the story, they can be treated with a “Goodiebag”, which unique to their character.

Clemmensen
August 30, 2016
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Options for expanded character backgrounds    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Below you will find 8 options to make your character more interesting and detailed. Personally I would recommend using all options at the same time, since they are easy to implement and they provide interesting story tools for your character, by creating keywords for him/her/it and rewards you for acting out the personality and background of your character.

These options can be chosen individually, but some of them work better when combined. By including them all you will see, that they compliment each other, since each option covers different aspects of your character.

SamVDW
November 27, 2014
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101 Player Character Quirks    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Character quirks can be little exercises in roleplaying that make things fun for the player. They can also have major game implications if the character is faced with a dilemma where two of their values come in conflict. Here are 101 player character quirks that can be used in many different types of settings. These quirks vary from small quirks (small effect on game play) to big quirks (potentially large effect on game play).

young0ne2
February 20, 2014
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Guild Game Group 5    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Player 5's Pc's

young0ne2
February 20, 2014
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Guild Game Group 4    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Player 4's Pc's

young0ne2
February 11, 2014
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Guild Game Group 2    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Player 2's three pc's for The Guild Game

young0ne2
February 11, 2014
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Fexxco & Tristrin    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Last two PC's to complete one players group of three for The Guild Game.

young0ne2
February 1, 2014
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Grug The Exile    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

This orc rides into battle with the same ferocity as the Horseman of War.

Darkornyx
March 26, 2013
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Suhym, Sufyn and Suhyl, the Dragons of Ashantar    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

If the Misshapen have Arfthar, Bura and Xasmir. Then the human have Suhym, Sufyn and Suhyl, the Dragons of Ashantar...

Darkornyx
March 23, 2013
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Valadaar, Hand of Ashantar    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

A warrior that never tremble, a warrior that always line forward, a warrior that always spearheading the battle. His bravery is unimaginable... It's Valadaar, the Hand of Ashantar...

Dossta
September 28, 2012
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101 Useless or Trivial Super/Mutant Powers    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

In a world where mutant powers are real, not everyone can be a Storm, Cyclops or Wolverine.  Here's a list of super powers for those who were a little less lucky.  They probably won't want to be sharing them anytime soon.

chilled
June 4, 2012
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Current Characters    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

A collection of everyone's current characters!

axlerowes
November 1, 2010
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Romantic Love    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Love and the pursuit of love makes up a huge part of a person’s life, but it is often absent from game-play. Love is also often seen as a player‘s choice, but in drama and mythology love is often something that grips a character and can inspire them or cripple them.  Perhaps love should affect a character’s dice roles and perception of reality. 

Michael Jotne Slayer
December 18, 2007
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PC's- Goals and Morals    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Different aspects of forging your Player Character- Geography and Goals. Enjoyable for Players and Gamemasters alike.

Michael Jotne Slayer
December 18, 2007
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Developing PC's    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Advice for players on different ways of fleshing out and developing the Player Characters.

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       By: Agar

For those familiar with cantrips, you know they are minor acts of magic that have hardly any noticable effect on the world. For example a cantrip to make your food taste better won't heal you any more, or be any more nourishing, just won't make it so hard to get it down. A light cantrip certainly won't be able to blind or even distract anybody, but you might be able flash it to signal someone looking at the right spot.

What if children's nusery ryhmes were a form of cantrip? Like the "Rain, Rain, go away, come again another day." One child singing it wouldn't do more than spare her house a couple raindrops, but what if the whole village got together and was chanting in unison? Each one doing just a bit might actually be able to divert a whole storm...

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