WARNING: These may not be depicted in the correct order bellow.
Brief Introduction This will include things like Names, the name meaning, race and even their nicknames and titles if they have any… (Ex: A sorry gambler may be called the ‘Legendery Sucker’ by others)
While most of you have already came up with rules for your own game or story systems this portion of the sheet is to help you decide if the sheet will be a hindrance of an aid to the aforementioned. First of all we should list the items being discussed and their relevance.
Ranking System This section will tell you about my ranking system for each of the traits. It will be brief since it is not the focus of this sheet but it will give you understanding to how I worked the sheet and why.
Appearance Because you always have to figure out what your character looks like this will be among the first things you decide. This section will also list a few things about good descriptions verses bad ones to the eyes of some critics.
Personality Personality can consist of how a person interacts with another. There will be a list of Personality traits along with a 1-5 space for you to tell how much of each the person has. It will be separated into Positive and Negative Personality Traits.
Characteristics Most character always has some kind of series of traits that are the focus of their life or go along with it. Ego can go and make a person think that they are the royalty of the world and desire world domination which will rule their behavior and personality. However, there is an assortment of types of Characteristics in a person’s life. Some dominate the personality and some the behavior while others either have nothing to do with them or everything.
Favorites/Least Favorites Favorites can make a person happy if they have them and Least Favorites, like the spider, can cause a person to panic. Besides that there is an assortment of favorite things such as Flowers, Jewels, Clothing Styles, or anything else you can think of. There are multiple things in a story that can affect the story that may be in this section.
Hobb(y/ies) A Hobby is an assortment of things. It can be a helpful trick to get out of trouble or an action to start an adventure. This will detail three different hobbies along with some traits about those hobbies such as skill level and usefulness in daily life. Some hobbies can be criminal while others are nigh godly. It just depends on what Hobby it is.
Job/Profession/Occupation This will list the current and past jobs and occupations that the person has had. It can range from anything such as Flower Arranging at a shop to being a guard at a temple. It can also be things related to education or hobbies such as a Student, Apprentice, or even the exact job pertaining to a hobby. This will have slots for the average monthly income, yearly income, and other things that relate to the job.
Education/Apprenticeships Well, while every character has history this will be part of it. History can define a person so we need to define the Educational history of a person. This will have a place for five slots that may be either. Each slot will come with an area to define the exact work they did there, their boss/Educator at the place, two coworkers/other students, and three customers/parents they often served or knew. There will also be some other things such as how the environment helped or hindered their learning and work, the general view they had on their peers and vice versa, and a few other things.
Major Events in Life Every person has some major life changing events at least once every five to ten years. There will be separated into age groups for each major event and there will be a place to tell how it might effect the character to ‘present times’ in it.
Geographical Characteristics This will list some important places and references to the character’s life. Anything ranging from hometown, cities previously lived in, and current base of operations with other things included.
Style Each character has their own style in work, play and clothes so this place will describe those styles and a few more.
Health and Fitness Now for every character you will need to know if they are able to do some of the stuff you want them to which leads us to describing their health and fitness.
Diet/Eating Each person may eat certain things over other things. This will discuss what they normally eat, like to eat, and never eat due to beliefs.
Mental/Emotional State Now this will be another think that you may have to think about. An insane character might be able to try to conquer the world because they think they are good or they might think that they world is evil and become a hermit. This is one of the important sections so do your best.
Intellectual Traits This will be another thing that the character may have to rely on. You also might have trouble depicting the character using the appointed traits. After all, you may be very smart and make your character a little average only for him/her to act like she/he has a high intellect.
Magic Abilities Many people have them and this character should. This will be the section listing the magic abilities and their ranking. It will also discuss what theses skills may be used for outside their normal use.
Mundane Knowledge This will talk about what they know how to do the Mundane way. It will list the most common things for the ‘universal skills’ that a person may or may not have.
Relationships This is just as said. It will list a bunch of characters that the described character has relations to such as hate, envy, adoration and other emotions toward.
Residential Every person has to have a home or base of operations. This section will go into in depth detailing of both and what they use to get there each time they go there.
Wealth Now a person has to have funds and a system for spending/saving their money. This will also list any vaults, bills and splurges the person has each month or week.
Family Everyone has family even if we don’t like them so why not give your character some?
Honorary Family Now most don’t ever think about it but these people are the ones who are not related by blood but still care for us like a family does.
Trivia This will basically be a section for a person to give some extra not included in the other sections if they can think of anything. It will only consist of a place to put their information.