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Character Concept

Character concept is a handy issue to tackle. A concept, quite simply put, is a standard attitude and personality for your character. This concept is best built on a pre-existing history for your character that you create before entering them into play.

Alot of people create characters without giving thought as to who that character truely is. These characters tend to come across as weak, unrealistic or prone to multiple personalities so alot of other characters will avoid them. Below you can find some examples of concepts:

The Pure Heart
This character is bold, daring and always ready to stand up for others who can't and play the hero. They are slow to temper, quick to react but never head into a situation without the best of intents.

The Runaway
This character can be either devious or timid. They know how to survive and handle themself without the help of others. Shying away from most social circles, this character has been known to live a two faced life with self-preservation being on the top of their priority list.

The Hermit
This character is wise, but rarely seen. They dedicate much time to studies of skills or lore. What circumstances brought them to shun most of society is their knowledge and their knowledge alone. Not quick to make friends, the hermit has been known to be either vindictive or a gentle soul.

Now once you've constructed a concept for your character ask yourself the following questions:

What brought them to their current point in life?
What was their childhood like?
Did they come from a proper family? If so what was their role in that family unit?
What events happened in their past to make them they way they are?

Once you can answer those questions concerning your character you are now on the way towards creating an individual who will peek the curiosity of those they encounter.