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Roleplaying Tips for game masters for all role-playing systems

Roleplaying Tips for game masters for all role-playing systems
The Mother Of All Character Questionnaires Use this list of questions to construct or add to your own characrer questionnaire. The questions cover different genres and types of details, so feel free to exclude or modify to suit your group. Questions are divided into broad categories. And similar questions and bunched into groups within their category. For brevity, I cut out most follow-up explanation type questions, such as "Why", "how come", and so on. Introduction Questions Give a two or three word description of yourself. Physical Traits How old are you? History Where is your homeland? Family Who were your parents? Relationships Do you have any close friends? Personality/Beliefs

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Series: Friends, Foes & Followers « : Lýthia.com January 15, 2008 Friends, Foes & Followers is a GM resource that uses a common format for presenting 2 pages of information about a character. The characters can be used in any way the GM sees fit; as NPC opponents, helpers or even emergency PCs for that unexpected player, making these resources no GM should be without. Illustrated by Richard Luschek, the file contains the following characters: a brigand leader,a huntsman,a Kath tribal shaman,a labourer,a Laranian priest,a thief,a litigant (yes, the two are different),a manservant,a harper,a physician,an outcast Ymodi warrior, anda village idiot (everyone’s favourite) The Alignment System A creature's general moral and personal attitudes are represented by its alignment: lawful good, neutral good, chaotic good, lawful neutral, neutral, chaotic neutral, lawful evil, neutral evil, or chaotic evil. Alignment is a tool for developing your character's identity. It is not a straitjacket for restricting your character. Each alignment represents a broad range of personality types or personal philosophies, so two characters of the same alignment can still be quite different from each other. In addition, few people are completely consistent. Good vs.

Lets Code ... an MMO! Introduction My name is Michael Goodfellow. The first time I touched a computer was probably in 1971, and I immediately wanted to know how to program it. I worked in the software industry from 1975 to 2005, when I retired on disability. And yes, I still write code. Who knows why? Characters with Character: Random Personality Generator If you're enjoying the content here, check out our new site, Thoughtcrime Games. Thanks for visiting! If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! I don’t know about you but when I sit down for a one-shot game with a pregen character, I can’t always come up with a unique and interesting personality on the fly. Sometimes the class, race and skill combo strikes a chord, but usually it’s just numbers.

Character Lifepath (3.5e Variant Rule) A Character Lifepath is not a new or revolutionary idea in the RPG circles. In fact, I do believe most of us over at EN World were pretty stumped when we couldn't readily find a D&D themed lifepath table. This entry looks to build one. And if you are reading this wondering what a Lifepath is - it is simply a progression of tables, each with an assortment of events, items, attitudes and other character defining items, that one randomly rolls on to come up with a varied and fun sketch of a character's life prior to the beginning of the game. A player can then flesh this out to have a fully functioning character background.

1001 Common Structures in a Village/Town/City This is the revamped version of the old thread, started with some sort of planning. Ever had trouble thinking of random buildings for an urban setting? Ever just drawn some rectangular shapes and said 'OK, that's a building' without bothering to explain it? Ever wonder just what sorts of structures a particular setting has? Ever wondered what sort of mischief you could turn up in a city? The Most Important Algorithms (Survey) After a long discussion with some of my RISC colleagues about what the 5 most important algorithms on the world are, we couldn't reach a consensus on this question. So I suggested to perform a little survey. The criterion for suggestions was that these algorithms should be widely used. Further we restrict ourselves to the fields of computer science and mathematics. As I expected the number of different suggestions is close to 5 * (no. of participants)

Fifty More Adventure Ideas (for Dungeons and Dragons&) - Writers Corner:... Dec 13, 2006 (Updated Dec 20, 2006) Popular Products in Books From $2 From $5 Rooms and Mazes: A Procedural Dungeon Generator December 21, 2014 code dart game-dev roguelike Several months ago I promised a follow-up to my previous blog post about turn-based game loops in my roguelike. Then I got completely sidetracked by self-publishing my book, Game Programming Patterns, and forgot all about it. I totally left you hanging. Well, I finally got some time to think about my roguelike again and today, I’m here to… keep you hanging. Alas, you are at the mercy of my wandering attention span!

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Reference Document The Pathfinder Roleplaying Game is released under the Open Game License, meaning the core rules that drive the Pathfinder RPG system are available to anyone to use for free under the terms of the OGL. This compendium of rules, charts, and tables contains all of the open rules in the system, and is provided for the use of the community of gamers and publishers working with the system. This compendium is NOT the official Pathfinder Roleplaying Game! Players interested in a user-friendly introduction to the Pathfinder system will want to check out the full line of Pathfinder Roleplaying Game products, which comes with lots of great monsters, illustrations, advice and more!

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