27 January 2021

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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
QuickAgeAdult
GenderMale
SpeciesGnome
ProfessionStonemason
PersonalityRelaxed
Detailed
FamilyParentsMotherAlive and well
FatherDead
Marital StatusSeparated, both single
Relationship with characterIn regular contact
SiblingsSiblings3 (1 older Female, 2 younger Female & Female )
Personal RelationshipPersonal RelationshipIn a relationship
ChildrenChildren1 child (Unknowable-Typical parent/child relationship)
Friends/EnemiesFriends/EnemiesKnown for 1d10 years with a Male Orc Assassin who is Fantastic
Physical DetailsSize/Weight in relation to typicalHeight6 % above
Weight5 % above
LooksLooks/apparent ageSlightly older
BackgroundHometownHometown nameMiddle Havbrooke
Distance to Hometown5 x 10 miles
Time spent thereMoved in last 1 months
Size of hometownVillage
Primary aspect/nature of hometownTrade
Residence type thereSmall
IncomePrimary Income sourceConsultation
Secondary Income sourceCriminal
LanguagesLanguageHome/Native, Common and Human Arcane version - A few important words wrong
LiteracyLiteracy level (general)Illiterate
HabitsDrinkingConsumes slowly
EatingAlways finishes what they take
SleepingSomething Else
Personal DetailsBody TypeTypeLarge
ClothingStyleTight
AccessoryGloves
Demeanour/BehaviourDemeanour/BehaviourSad
EducationHighest Level/EquivalentNo official schooling/Life experience
Face/HeadEars – DescriptionLong
Eyes - ColourHazel
Eyes - Condition (Left/Right)Eye(s) missing/Fine
Eyes – DescriptionJaundiced
Eyebrow ColourPearly
Eyebrow ConditionPlucked
Facial StructureOblong
LipsSomething Else
NoseSharp/Angular
Teeth conditionBroken
HairColourMaroon
ConditionHighlights
StyleBun
Quirk & SecretQuirkLoses things all the time
SecretFakes having a terminal disease
Skin DetailsSkin ColourBay
Skin ConditionPerfect
Tattoos (assuming character has one)LocationFace/head/neck – Left Side
ColourQuarter coloured, rest black
QualityFading/Old
ReasonDared to get it done
TypeBody part - bones

 

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