Creating a character

This is a simple to follow character creation process, simply answer the questions one by one.

Bare bones

  • Choose if your character is a male or a female.
  • Choose the race of your character.
  • Choose a base class for your hero.
    • Core classes are allowed.
      • Barbarian, Bard, Cleric, Druid, Fighter, Monk, Paladin, Ranger, Rogue, Sorcerer and Wizard.
    • Base classes from Pathfinder are also allowed.
      • Alchemist, Cavalier, Inquisitor, Magus, Oracle, Summoner, Witch.
    • Kalamar classes from Kingdoms of Kalamar Player’s Guide are allowed but might require some tweaking.
      • Bandit, Basiran Dancer, Gladiator, Infiltrator, Shaman and Spellsinger.
    • Prestige classes are accessible, ideally through roleplay.
    • Some house rules have been identified at the bottom of this page.
  • Distribute 90 points in strength, dexterity, constitution, intelligence, wisdom and Charisma.
    • Maximum for an ability is 18 (before the race adjustments).
    • Minimum for an ability is 3 (after the race adjustments).
    • You need at least 16 in constitution.
    • It can be divided as 18, 18, 15, 15, 12, 12 or any other way you like.
  • Choose your character’s skills.
  • Choose your hero’s feats, and spells
  • Choose 2 traits, both traits must be of different type.
  • Randomly roll or choose your hero’s height.
  • Randomly roll or choose your hero’s weight.
  • Choose eye color, hair color and style, skin color.
  • Please describe at least two distinctive features that your hero has.

Who’s around?

  • Parents
    • What are their names ?
    • What was their job ?
    • Are they still alive ?
  • Siblings
    • How many brothers and sisters ?
    • Are they still alive ?
  • Animal companion or familiar
    • What is the companion’s name and what is it ?
    • What is the companion’s personality ?
    • How did s/he acquire this companion ?

Memories of a Future past

  • Where was your hero born and where did s/he grow up ?
  • What is his/her fondest childhood memory ?
  • What was your hero’s childhood dream ?
  • Did s/he have many friends as a kid ?
  • How did your hero choose his class ?
  • Did s/he have a regular job before being a hero ?
  • Who has taught what your hero knows ? How did s/he learn ?
  • Greatest achievement ?
  • Worse failure ?
  • Has s/he done anything s/he regrets ?
  • Magic-users
    • What spell did s/he cast first ?
    • Describe the circumstances of your heroes first spell cast ?

Tik-Tok, how (s)he works

  • Identify your hero’s core value
    • Justice, Fidelity, Friendship, Love, Balance, etc.
  • What is your hero’s current dream, why has it changed ?
  • For what/whom would your hero do anything ?
    • Gain Power, gain wealth, gain fame, be honorable, help a family member, help a friend, help his/her love, to gain knowledge, for his/her religion, for his/her job, etc.
  • What makes your hero laugh ?
    • People falling down, kids having fun, etc.
  • What makes your hero uncomfortable ?
    • Poverty, Being naked, Lies, etc.
  • What terrorizes your hero ?
    • Spiders, Darkness, Sickness, Small Spaces, Wild animals, Bathing, Cats, Loneliness, Food, Clowns, Losing things (hoarder), Elderly, Nudity, Blood, Running Water, Forests, Sewers, Undead, Filth, Fish, Rain, Death, Loud Sounds, Fire, Sleep, Technology, Holes, Insects, more available on this list of phobias
  • Define your hero’s greatest qualities.
  • Define your hero’s worst flaws.
  • Is your hero forgiving or unforgiving, are there exceptions ?
  • Does your character like to try new things ?
  • What is your character’s opinion on the different races he has encountered ?
  • What is your character’s opinion on the different adventurers types ?
    • Casters, divine, arcane and psionics
    • Pure Combatants, melee and ranged
    • Rogues
  • Describe the kind of partner that interests your hero.

The Finishing Touches

  • What goal do you have for your hero ?
  • List two secrets, one known and one unknown to the hero.
  • Name a favorite drink (invent something):
  • Name a favorite food (invent something):
  • Name a favorite creature (animal, beast, monster, etc.):
  • What is your hero’s name ?


House rules

Druid

Monk

  • Full BAB (Base attack bonus)
  • Flurry of Blows becomes Flurry, Always double the number of unarmed or monk weapon attacks. When doing a maneuver, you can also do an attack.
  • At level 1, add the Versatile Attack to it’s list of class abilities.
    • Versatile Attack (Ex): A monk learns advanced martial arts that make her a more flexible attacker. While she is unarmored, she adds the better of her Strength or Dexterity bonuses to attack and damage with unarmed strikes and special monk weapons, and to all contested combat maneuvers (such as bull rush, disarm, grapple, overrun, sunder, or trip checks). A monk with Versatile Attack qualifies for prerequisites as if she had the Weapon Finesse feat.
  • Wholeness of Body The monk heals a number of hit points equal to [Monk level] * [Wisdom modifier], i.e. a 10th lvl monk with 14 wisdom can heal 20 hit points when spening 2 Ki points.

Ranger

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