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How To Create Fictional Characters, Part 3 |
If you're creating a character for fantasy or another genre where they go adventuring, this part of the template may help you. You can download the full template as a Word doc or a PDF or read Part 1 and Part 2 online As Adventurer Does he seek "adventure" or go on missions? History How many adventures has he gone on? Veteran? Newbie? What has he learned from doing it before? Training Has he been trained in any special techniques? By who? Did he finish that training or skip out for some reason? Will that come back to haunt him? As (Knight for Example) Relevant Skills Deeds/Specific Accomplishments Did he rescue anyone? Free a village? Kill an evil wizard? End/start a battle or war? Find treasure? Recover something valuable (and did he keep it or return it?)? Trips & Missions What missions has he done and how did they go (disaster, success, lots of friends died, welcomed as hero after)? Was he paid for them? Hired? A volunteer? Who went with him? Who didn't return?