Tag Archives: character generation

Shadows of the Century Beta Playtest – Pitch Session

By | 26th March 2016

I was luckily enough to picked to take part in the Shadows of the Century Beta playtest by Evil Hat Productions, looks like a real cool game, I’ve just run the Pitch Session (or session zero) for my face-to-face group; obviously I can’t give anything away about the mechanics at this stage but thought I’d… Read More »

Oggdude’s Star Wars Character Generator

By | 29th December 2015

For anyone playing FFG’s Star Wars RPGs, the following program (written by Oggdude) is a great time-saver when it comes to creating characters, it also allows you to create sheets in a couple of different formats, add custom information and provides some excellent GM-ing tools. The link below is to the web installation that auto-updates itself: http://bitly.com/1kjPjSk… Read More »

Clarence J. Murdock – Dresden Files Character

By | 11th November 2015

As you’ll probably be aware if you’ve read my recent posts, we wrapped up my Jadepunk Campaign a short time ago, Thashif has stepped up to fill the timeslot and is going to be running a Dresden Files game, alternating with my FFG Star Wars campaign. I’ve played a little bit of DF but not a great… Read More »

Terror on the Outer Rim [Edge of Empire]: Session 0

By | 15th June 2015

Character and Setting Generation Well we held our character generation and campaign creation session (christened session 0) for our Edge of the Empire game that we’re going to be running soon (now named Terror on the Outer Rim): you can see the intro crawl I made for session 0 here: This was the first actual session we’ve… Read More »

Fate Core Character – Sebastian Crow

By | 19th May 2015

Playing in a Mad Max inspired Fate Core one-shot this evening hosted by Ian F. White, very much looking forward to it. We were given the following background info (please note I didn’t write the background info it was provided to us by Ian F. White the host of the game): Relevant points in my… Read More »

[RPG] Kaiyu Yuuto

By | 2nd January 2015

When I originally published my post showing the characters for our Jadepunk, we hadn’t yet received the background for Kaiyu Yuuto (played by theRogueDM) since Jenny was feverishly working away on the background, well it’s now arrived and it was definitely worth the wait; I thought it was worth putting in a quick post to… Read More »

Character generation: starting at the other end

By | 16th January 2014

I don’t know how you guys out there in internet-land prefer to generate characters for the various different RPGs that you play in, I suspect everyone has their preferred methods and ways of approaching this, whether it is banging all your stats down first or coming up with a personality and building the stats around;… Read More »

How complex is Fate Core character generation?

By | 9th January 2014

This blog post could have alternatively been titled “how long does it take an 11 year old to generate a character in Fate Core?” Following the recent running of my skytrain scenario (details here) for my face-to-face group, one of the members of the group expressed their dissatisfaction with the 3 stages character generation system… Read More »

Numenera style Fate Accelerated character generation

By | 25th December 2013

Just before this Christmas I spotted a copy of Monte Cook’s Numenera RPG in my FLGS (Spirit Games) and, having read some interesting reviews on the book (and being quite a fan of Monte Cook’s variant D20 supplements) thought i’d treat myself to a copy as an early Christmas present. The setting is an intriguing… Read More »