A group of character building articles for both PCs and NPCs
Players want their characters to be special, and a secret is one way to do it. It is also a way to better connect the character with the game world.
Do you understand Six Degrees of Seperation?
There are plenty of resources available to help detail characters. I wanted a way to organize and present those details in play naturally.
This is the place for minor characters and extras. These are just personalities and some minor skills ready to be thrown into your campaign. They are not highly detailed becaue they are just extrasn in the game. They are useful to have a stack of just “hanging around” should you need them. So use um all, we will make more.
The size and number of knots in hair, tied around neck, or hanging from belt could signify family, importance, worship, guild affiliations. Being able to translate the meaning of the size and placement of knots can give you a a large understanding of who somebody is.
May be used in a more barbaric society. Where in cities peoples clothes and crests show who they are, barbarians have no need for this so use knots.