Haphazard and Emergent
What is your birth name? Do you have any aliases or nicknames?
How old are you? How old do you appear (in human years)?
What is your species/race?
What’s your gender?
How much do you weigh? What is your body type?
How tall are you? Are you shorter or taller than average? If so, how does this affect you?
What is your coloration: skin color, eye color, hair color?
What is your most distinguishing feature?
Do you have any scars? If so, where are they located? How did you get them?
Do you have an tattoos? If so, where are they located? Do they have any special significance?
Do you have any birthmarks? If so, where are they located?
How attractive are you?
Do you have an unusual gate or accent? If so, how/where did you acquire it?
Do you have any unusual habits or dominate personality traits that are noticeable by others?
Are you allergic to anything? If so, what?
What is your sexual orientation? How certain are you of it?
How important are sexuality and sexual experiences to you? How free are you about your sexuality? Do you feel you’re oversexed? Undersexed?
What is your clothing style and level of sophistication?
How do you normally dress when not in adventuring gear?
Do you wear any identifiable jewelry? If so, does it have any significance?
What would you normally wear in bed at home?
How wealthy are you?
What are your attitudes regarding material wealth?
Are you greedy or generous?
What do you own?
What condition do you keep your belongings in?
What sort of general equipment/belongings do you taken when traveling?
What do you keep in your pockets?
Where do you normally put weapons, valuables, and other items when you are sleeping on the road? In an inn?
Do you have a good luck charm? If so, what is it and how did you acquire it? What makes it lucky?
What is your most treasured possession?
How do you function in combat? What are your usual maneuvers? Do you have any weaknesses?
How would you best be defeated?
What do you do in your free time?
Do you savor food as you eat it, or do you wolf it down?
Where is your favorite place to hang out?
What do you do for relaxation on the road? In a town?
What is your idea of a good evening’s entertainment?
What past time gives you the most enjoyment? What gives you the least?
What is your favorite food? Are there any specific foods you find disgusting or refuse to eat?
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite weather? What is your least favorite weather?
What is your favorite animal?
What is your favorite bard song?
What is the one task you would absolutely refuse to do?
How do you exercise?
Do you like roughing it or do you like your creature comforts?
Do you prefer town or country life?
Do you believe in gods, or not? If so, who is your patron deity? How devout are you?
To what lengths do you go to defend your faith?
Have you ever been prosecuted for your faith? If so, how?
How do you feel about government/rulers in general? Why?
What form of government do you believe is best? Why?
What are your hobbies?
Where did you pick up your hobbies?
Look at your skills. How did you acquire them, especially the unusual ones?
Is there anything you don’t currently know how to do, but wish you could?
Are you envious of people who can do these things? In a good-natured way?
Do you cook your own dinner? Do you like your own cooking?
Do you get seasick or motion-sick?
Do you have fears of any type of travel? If so, which type and how does it manifest itself?
What kind of threat to you present to the public?
Who are your parents? What are their names? Did they raise you? If not, who raised you?
What did your parents do for a living?
Do you have any siblings? If so, how many and what are their names?
What is your birth rank (i.e. firstborn, etc.)?
What is your social status?
Are any/all of your immediate family still alive? If so, where are they now?
Are there any family secrets? If so, what are they?
Are there any black sheep in your family? If so, who?
Do you have any notorious or celebrated ancestors? If so, what were they known for?
Do you get along with your family?
Who are your favorite and least favorite relatives? Why?
Where were you born?
What did you want to be when you grow up?
Did you have any role models or heroes growing up?
Did you have a pet as a child? If so, what? What was your relationship with it?
Are/Were you married? If so, do you have any children?
Who was your first love? Are you still on good terms?
How many serious love relationships have you had?
Are you protecting someone? If so, who? How?
Who do you live with when you are not adventuring?
Do you have a criminal record? If so, what for?
When did you decide to become an adventurer? Were you forced into your class by parents or peers? Did circumstances dictate your choice of profession?
What was your occupation prior to adventuring?
Were you formally educated? Where did you go to school?
Who trained you in your class? What was your relationship with your teacher/mentor? Was your mentor kind, cruel, stern, or indifferent? Is this person/institution still in existence?
Were you a prize student or did you barely pass?
Are you a disappointment to anyone?
Who are your friends?
How close are you to your friends?
Who would bail you out if you got arrested?
Who is your most trusted ally?
Who is your worst enemy? How did they come to be your enemy?
Who is your best friend?
For whom would you go to extremes?
What valuable or important contacts do you have? How did you make them?
Among your current adventuring party, with whom do you feel closest? Who do you not feel close to? Why?
Given that you have the choice to leave this party at any time, why do you not?
What do you think you will get out of the experience of adventuring with your current party?
What are your short term goals?
What are your long term goals?
Where do you call home?
Where do you feel safe?
What sort of place spooks you?
Are there any places that you refuse to go? If so, where?
What makes you cry?
What makes you laugh?
What’s your favorite curse word?
What sound do you hate?
What sound do you like?
When you die and hear your patron deity, what would you like to hear them say?
What is your secret dream?
What is your worst fear?
What nightmares do you have?
When you wake up screaming in the middle of the night, what do you see?
Do you have any great rational or irrational fears or phobias? How do you react when they manifest themselves?
How do you feel about magic, myth, and the supernatural?
Do you have a black and white view of reality, or do you see shades of grey?
How do you feel about other races?
Is there any race, creed, alignment, religion, class, profession, political viewpoint, etc. against which you are strongly prejudiced? If so, why?
How do you generally treat others?
How do you think others generally perceive you?
Are you humble or blusteringly proud?
Are you introverted or extroverted?
Are you deliberate or spontaneous?
Are you a leader or a follower?
Name five things you hate in others.
What is your normal daily routine?
How do you feel when this routine is interrupted?
What are your most annoying habits?
Is there anything that embarrasses you? How do you react to being teased about it?
What would you do if you were badly insulted publicly?
What would you do if something important was stolen from you?
What do you consider to be the worst crime someone could commit, and why?
What would you do if a good friend, or close relative, were killed by means other than a natural death?
For what would you die?
What would you like to be remembered for after you die?
When do you consider it OK to kill?
When do you consider it wrong to kill?
What would your reaction be to someone killing for the wrong reason?
What if the victim were your enemy?
What if the killer were your friend?
What if the killer were not in control of their actions?
Are you tired of answering questions?