Background & Details – Fantasy

In 2012, the original Backgrounds and Details Kit from Ennead Games was released. Now, several years later, it has been remade, with more options and the original set of details expanded on and improved. Combining this publication with content from others that have been made over the years and new features added the BDK 2 was made. It has been designed for both players who want to flesh out their character and GMs that wish to make a NPC that little bit more believable.
 
The quick section is for when you want just the basics, such as race or profession or even personality.
 
Detailed is when you want more details for your characters or npcs or to help flesh out an existing characters background. You may need a flaw, a secret or just can’t decide what colour the characters hair is. You probably won’t be using all these details on one character at once.
 
Life events cover major events in the characters life, from birth, through adulthood and method of death, if needed.
 
Due to the nature of a random generator and coding limitations, there may be some results that are contradictory. If this occurs, then re-roll, ignore or come up with something of your own
 

This generator uses information originally found in Backgrounds & Details Kit 2 – Fantasy Edition

 

Background & Details
QuickAgeMature
GenderFemale
SpeciesHalf-Elf
ProfessionWeapon smith
PersonalityUnderstanding
Detailed
FamilyParentsMotherAlive and well
FatherTerminal, close to death
Marital StatusStill together, married
Relationship with characterParents are smothering/overcompensating
SiblingsSiblings2 (2 younger Male,Male)
Personal RelationshipPersonal RelationshipWidow(ed)
ChildrenChildrenNo children
Friends/EnemiesFriends/EnemiesChildhood friend with a Female Half-Orc Artist who is Open-Minded
Physical DetailsSize/Weight in relation to typicalHeight1 + 20 % above
WeightAverage/typical
LooksLooks/apparent ageAverage/Same
BackgroundHometownHometown nameCape Ramheath
Distance to Hometown9 + 10 miles
Time spent thereMoved in last 5 years
Size of hometownPrivate estate
Primary aspect/nature of hometownIndustrial
Residence type thereMedium
IncomePrimary Income sourceStocks & shares
Secondary Income sourceBank/Interest
LanguagesLanguageHome/Native and common tounge only
LiteracyLiteracy level (general)Virtually Perfect
HabitsDrinkingDrinks with mouth open
EatingPut toppings/condiments on everything they consume
SleepingSleeps on their left
Personal DetailsBody TypeTypeStocky
ClothingStyleFancy/Formal
AccessorySmoking item/pipe
Demeanour/BehaviourDemeanour/BehaviourHumble
EducationHighest Level/EquivalentClassroom
Face/HeadEars – DescriptionPointy
Eyes - ColourBlue
Eyes - Condition (Left/Right)Fine/Fine
Eyes – DescriptionBlinking
Eyebrow ColourSame as main hair
Eyebrow ConditionStraight
Facial StructureDiamond
LipsSubstantial
NoseBeaked
Teeth conditionPerfect
HairColourWine
ConditionFair
StyleBuzz Cut/very short
Quirk & SecretQuirkRemembers everyone as an old school chum
SecretPsionic – Doesn’t know it
Skin DetailsSkin ColourSable
Skin ConditionFirm
Tattoos (assuming character has one)LocationUpper Arm – Left
ColourQuarter coloured, rest black
QualityMinor errors
ReasonGroup/Tribe initiation
TypeBird - other

 

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