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Character Questions

Taken from the Save the Universe RPG.

Pick one of the following archetypes that matches your character idea and have a look at the questions for inspiration-

Scoundrel

Early History:

  • What’s your preferred crime?
  • What aspect of the galactic conflict did you learn to exploit?

Relationship History:

  • Which hero helped you in the past, despite their better judgment?

Pursuits:

  • You owe someone a large debt. Who is it, and which hero can help you repay it?
  • Another hero wants you to take on a responsibility. What is it?
  • You’re developing an inconvenient emotional connection to another hero. Who is it?

Warrior

Early History:

  • What military force did you once fight alongside?
  • What did the Enemy take from you?

Relationship History:

  • Which hero do you owe a life debt to?

Pursuits:

  • You don’t understand why you’re fascinated by another hero. Who is it?
  • You want revenge against someone. Who, and which hero can help you?
  • You’re looking for a peaceful occupation you can devote your life to. Which hero can help you?

Mystic

Early History:

  • Why did you nearly lose your way?
  • How did your abilities make you a target for the Enemy?

Relationship History:

  • You once appeared mysteriously to help another hero. Who was it?

Pursuits:

  • Another hero believes that your abilities come with a troublesome secret. Who is it?
  • You must stop someone who uses their powers for evil. Which hero can help?
  • Another hero believes you have a flaw that’s becoming dangerous. Who, and what’s the flaw?

Xeno

Early History:

  • What isolates your home from galactic events?
  • What took you away from your home?

Relationship History:

  • Which hero was the first friend you made after leaving home?

Pursuits:

  • You believe another hero is capable of a daunting achievement. Who, and what?
  • You believe you can turn a villain away from evil. Which hero warns you otherwise?
  • Which hero can help you return home? What must you do first?

Noble

Early History:

  • What noble rank and role did you once hold?
  • What disaster cost you your position?

Relationship History:

  • Which hero had a dispute with your family?

Pursuits:

  • You want to prove to another hero that you’ve abandoned your past behavior. What was it?
  • You want to return to your former position. Which hero disagrees?
  • Someday, you intend to face an old rival. Which hero can give you the strength you need?

Reformed Defector

Early History:

  • What position did you hold in the Enemy’s service?
  • Why did you serve the Enemy?

Relationship History:

  • Which hero helped you escape from the Enemy, and how?

Pursuits:

  • You must prove that you didn’t participate in an Enemy atrocity. Which hero thinks you’re guilty?
  • When you escaped, who did you leave behind? Which hero can help you rescue them?
  • The Enemy once harmed one of the other heroes. Who, and how can you make amends?

Engineer

Early History:

  • How did you employ your technical genius before you joined the Resistance?
  • What was your greatest creation?

Relationship History:

  • Which hero suffered as the result of your obsession with science, and how?

Pursuits:

  • Another hero is suffering from something your science can mend. Who is it?
  • You must build a powerful tool to help the Resistance. Which hero can assist you?
  • You must devise a way to destroy a tool of the Enemy. Which hero’s experience might help?

Hunter

Early History:

  • What targets did you once hunt?
  • Who was your best client?

Relationship History:

  • Which hero once eluded you? Or did you let them escape?

Pursuits:

  • An emotional situation is brewing between you and another hero. Who is it?
  • What target must you hunt down? Which hero could help you?
  • A hero insists that you reconcile your dispute with a member of your family. Which hero? What’s the dispute?
roleplaying/scumandvillainy/character_questions.txt · Last modified: 2021/03/12 20:27 by curufea