Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Character motivations

Thursday post comes a bit early since I may not have time after work tomorrow. So depending on timezones, you may be getting 2 posts tonight and none tomorrow.

Today, we have character motivations. Whether you want to spice up a player character, or generate additional NPC information, you can use the below tables.

First, generate what the feeling is:
1 Love
2 Admiration
3 Hatred
4 Disdain
5 Pride
6 Shame
7 Lust
8 Abstinence
9 Curiosity
10 Fear

Second, generate the subject of the feeling:
1 Romantic
2 Wealth
3 Reputation
4 Power
5 Influence
6 Food and drink
7 Faith
8 Cause
9 Friendship
10 Immortality

Lastly, generate the intensity of the feeling:
1 Life goal
2 Overwhelming
3 Strong
4 Dedicated
5 Philosophical
6 Inclination
7 Convenient
8 Forced
9 Indoctrinated
10 Expected


If you use these and generate any interesting or unusual characters and NPC's for your games, please leave a comment