Making test personalities for zero of the Demon Lord, and also I gained a whole character backstory simply from rolling arbitrarily professions.

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I picked up zero of the Demon lord from mine FLGS today, and also started functioning on some test personalities to get a feel for the system. I went with Seamus the person rogue for my an initial one, randomising together many facets of him together possible. I got roughly to rolling up professions, and I obtain this:

Burglar

Charlatan

Preacher

Agitator

That's an entire character arc completed, and also I haven't even started playing. Now I really desire to operation my conman-turned-religious-riot-enciter. Some Witcher-Eternal-Fire-type stuff is probably gonna walk down...


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· 3y
This video game has the most fun arbitrarily character generation. Also for one shots with limited time, i still do my players randomly roll up your characters because it’s so entertaining and also they become much an ext connected to their character even contrasted to a pregen also though it’s random.


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Shadow the the Demon Lord is among the only games I've ever seen that can simultaneously fulfill both the theorycrafting player who meticulously plan their entire build and also the casual player who simply wants to roll up something quick. If you ever have to make a group out of part Pathfinder players and also some OSR players, run Shadow of the Demon Lord and nobody will certainly be disappointed. Exact same goes for Warhammer players and D&D players.


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Op · 3y

Yeah, I'm really digging the balance that narrative- and simulation-driven mechanics here. Ns really feel prefer I can select mechanics come reliably great at what I desire my character to be good at, while additionally being bonus for communicating with the world as if i was there.


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Ogre theatre Games

That arbitrarily rolling mechanic is component of why SotDL is for this reason amazing. The mortality price isn't such a difficulty when you have the right to have a brand-new character in less then 5 mins v a complete history.


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· 3y

Nice. I picked increase the book recently and will more than likely be running my group through a one-shot v randomly rolled characters. I find that randomly rolling personality traits and also backgrounds yes, really helps them vibe through the character.


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Was paleobotany a point in 1932?

I choose randomly generated characters for one shots and system introductions. Help keep civilization focused top top the effects of what the system offers them fairly than busy trying to number out what they can get out of the system.


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Op · 3y
I generally prefer to come up with my personality independent that the game and then just use the mechanics that ideal fit them, but this was a delightfully financially rewarding change of pace.


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· 3y

That's awesome! zero of the Demon Lord renders some really awesome characters with the charts. I ran it because that my group and they determined to make everything random, also their Novice/Expert/Master paths! It to be a ton of fun and also the characters were still really capable.


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Yeah, it’s great for that. The supplements because that the various races have an ext detailed life occasion tables come get much more random grist because that backstories, too.


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A the majority of the non-ancestry splats add much more shit to role on for character development too, choose the citylregion supplements add stuff to roll if her character is indigenous there. A+ Stuff.

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