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
FamilyParentsMotherTerminal, close to death
FatherAlive and well
Marital StatusStill together, married
Relationship with characterTypical parent/child relationship
SiblingsSiblingsNo siblings
Personal RelationshipPersonal RelationshipIn a relationship, partner having an affair (unknown affair)
ChildrenChildrenNo children
Friends/EnemiesFriends/EnemiesMajor dislike with a Female Fairy/Fae Wizard who is Involved
Physical DetailsSize/Weight in relation to typicalHeightAverage/typical
Weight1 % above
LooksLooks/apparent ageIndeterminate
BackgroundHometownHometown namePortung
Distance to Hometown9 x 100 miles
Time spent thereMoved in last 4 months
Size of hometownThorpe
Primary aspect/nature of hometownFarming
Residence type thereSmall
IncomePrimary Income sourceWork Agent
Secondary Income sourceCollections
LanguagesLanguageHome/Native and common tounge only
LiteracyLiteracy level (general)Virtually Perfect
EatingOnly uses correct cutlery/container
SleepingFrequent sleepwalker
Personal DetailsBody TypeTypeBulging
AccessoryWatch/Pocket Watch
Demeanour/BehaviourDemeanour/BehaviourEasy Going
EducationHighest Level/EquivalentPrivate Tutor
Face/HeadEars – DescriptionPointy
Eyes - ColourBlue
Eyes - Condition (Left/Right)Fine/Fine
Eyes – DescriptionSteely
Eyebrow ColourSame as main hair
Eyebrow ConditionCurly
Facial StructureOval
NoseSomething else not listed here
Teeth conditionBroken
Quirk & SecretQuirkNarcoleptic
SecretCan’t perform well – uses magic
Skin DetailsSkin ColourCream
Skin ConditionUneven
Tattoos (assuming character has one)LocationLower Arm – Right
ColourQuarter coloured, rest black
QualityCovering another tattoo
ReasonTo remember something
TypeFood - vegetables


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