Random Red Shirt Backgrounds

In this episode Hannah has hi-jacked the mic again, we’re out by a campfire in our back garden creating a random table to add some more interest to random extras and NPCs that the player characters might come across in your game.

Random Background Table

Below is the table that we have come up with so far, rolling on each of the columns will give you a very brief description and background element for each random red shirt or hireling you need to define.

1D12 RollDescriptorFromLove/HatesBecause of
1OldLocalFoodAn incident during childhood.
2YoungDistant LandsDrunkenessThat’s how they were raised.
3TallCityMonsters/AliensTrauma from a previous mission.
4ShortCountryTravelReminds them of a lost love.
5LitheCoastMagic/TechnologyAn incident with a friend or family member.
6PrettyIslandFightingOf a misunderstanding.
7UglyMountainsDiplomacyA natural weakness or allergy.
8ConfidentColoniesQuiet MissionsA supernatural curse.
9NervousHomeworldHeatIt relates to a hidden, dark secret.
10CourageousShip RaisedColdOf an ancient prophecy foretelling their doom.
11IntelligentAlien WorldWaterTrauma from a previous mission.
12CautiousMinesHim/HerselfAn incident during childhood.

Image was taken from https://publicdomainvectors.org/en/free-clipart/Red-T-shirt/58719.html.

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