In today’s Character Evolution Cast episode, we welcome Aaron and Jeff from All My Fantasy Children to talk about how to create characters for any system. We get into a lot of interesting topics this episode and have a ton of fun along the way.
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All My Fantasy Children
Aaron Catano-Saez: @AaronCatanoSaez
Jeff Stormer: @dexdynamo
- Website: https://www.jeffstormer.com/
- Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/dexdynamo
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00:00:00 – Announcements
00:02:12 – Introductions
00:05:41 – What was your favorite character creation experience?
00:11:08 – What system have you never created a character in that you really want to?
00:14:27 – Designing RPGs is amazing
00:15:52 – Getting into the main discussion
00:17:38 – How do you go about creating characters on All My Fantasy Children?
00:26:47 – What do we need to know from our group before diving into character creation?
00:35:22 – How can character details inform us of who they are as a person?
00:52:35 – How do we go from a background to figuring out what our characters would become?
01:02:59 – How can we collaborate together to make our characters better?
01:19:42 – Creating a shared backstory
01:26:41 – Anything else?
01:28:08 – Episode Closer
01:31:28 – Outtakes
01:32:21 – Show Blurbs
Materials discussed in this episode:
- James D’Amato’s The Ultimate RPG Character Backstory Guide
- Madeline Hale’s Table Fables
Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
Clip 1: Children – Our Life (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Nuno_Adelaida/none_given_1662/Nuno_Adelaida_02_Children-Our_Life) by Nuno Adelaida (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Nuno_Adelaida/)
Clip 2: All My Fantasy Children theme music (https://www.allmyfantasychildren.com/)
Main Theme: Endless Motion (https://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music/track/endless-motion-edm-electro) by Ben Sound (https://www.bensound.com/)
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