A blog featuring the game related ramblings and ideas of a role-playing gamer since 1980. My interests include many games and gaming related topics, but my main focus will be on Open Ended Original Edition Old School Fantasy Adventure Sandbox Role Playing Games (OEOEFASRPG™) The Open-Ended Sandbox Exploration of Dungeons, Wilderness and Cities. Occasionally, other topics outside of gaming will be discussed here as well.
is made by following the steps of the character creation process.This process will provide you with the bare
essentials of your character and that is perfectly fine for the type of players
that like to develop their character through game play.There are players that like to use a
different approach – they prefer to have a little more detail before play
begins.For those players that desire
more information the following topics are provided for inspiration.
The Five F’s
·Where are you from?
·Size of this place? (village, city, town,
·What is your motivation?
(Personal, professional, hereditary, revenge, etc.)
·Are you still “welcome” in your home area?
·Are your parents living? (If not, what
·What is your relationship with your parents?
·Are you an only child or do you have siblings?
·What is your relationship with your siblings?
·Are your siblings still alive? (If not, what
·What is your position in the family? (eldest,
youngest, rebel, loner, etc.)
·What is the social class of you and your family?
(lower class, middle class, upper class.)
·Have you started your own family?
·Do you have any children?
·What is the current status of your relationship
with your spouse?
·Are you religious?
·Which God(s) do you follow and revere?
·How does your faith influence your actions?
·How often do you participate? (Pray, attend
temple services, etc.)
·Who are your friends?
·Are they recent acquaintances or did you grow up
·Who is your best friend?
·How loyal are these friendships?
·Were any of the other player characters your
friend before adventuring together?
·Have you made any enemies in life?
·If so, how did it happen?
listed above are in no way considered complete or exhaustive.When we originally started working on the
Toldara campaign world we wanted to include a section similar to this so we
lifted it from another game.We did not
bother coming up with something original at the time because it was just for personal use.Now that I am posting Toldara stuff to my
blog I thought it would be more appropriate to come up with something original.