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Character Development Questions

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The Character Development Questions are designed to help the players of Mizahar get to know their characters more intimately. Answering the 100 questions below may help players get more in touch with their characters and understand them better. Feel free to copy the questions into character sheets and fill them out completely. We suggest doing them in small sections, because the sheer amount of these questions can be overwhelming.

The 100 Questions

  • General Information
  1. What is your Name?
  2. Do you go by a nickname or pet name?
  3. How old are you?
  4. What is your height?
  5. What is your weight?
  • Aesthetics
  1. Describe yourself as you see yourself.
  2. Describe yourself as others typically see you.
  3. What is your favorite body feature?
  4. How physically fit are you?
  5. How do you typically dress and what is your style?
  • Family
  1. Who are your parents and what are they like?
  2. Do you have any brothers or sisters?
  3. What is your extended family like?
  4. Do you consider close friends as important or more/less important than family?
  5. Do you treat animals like family?
  • Location
  1. Where were you born?
  2. Where do you live now?
  3. If you could live anywhere in Mizahar where would that be?
  4. Do you have a favorite place to vacation or spend leisure time?
  5. Where do you fear to be?
  • Traits
  1. Do you have any physical weaknesses (disease, scars, and missing limbs?)
  2. Are you right handed or left handed?
  3. What languages do you speak? What do you sound like? Do you have an accent?
  4. Do you have any odd mannerisms, annoying habits, or other defining characteristics?
  5. Do you have (or want to get) any tattoos or piercing? Why do you have them (or will get them) ?
  • Occupations
  1. What is your occupation?
  2. Do you like/dislike your work? Why?
  3. If you could be anything you wanted to, what would you be?
  4. What occupation do you admire the most? Why?
  5. What occupation do you lest like? Why?
  • Childhood
  1. What sort of child were you?
  2. What is your favorite memory from childhood?
  3. What is your worst memory from childhood?
  4. What sort of relationship did you have with your parents?
  5. Who was your most influential rolemodel?
  • Education
  1. What sort of education do you have?
  2. Do you like/dislike learning?
  3. Where or how did you learn most of your skills/abilities?
  4. How do you learn best?
  5. What are your educational goals for the future?
  • Relationships
  1. Do you form close bonds with people? Why? Why not?
  2. Do you trust people easily? If not, why not?
  3. Do you consider yourself straight, gay, bi, or something else?
  4. Have you ever been kissed? If so, describe the first time.
  5. Have you ever had sex? If so, describe the first time.
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  1. Have you ever been drunk? If so, describe your first time.
  2. Do you like to drink on a regular basis?
  3. What sort of alcohol do you prefer?
  4. Have you ever tried drugs (mood altering substances)? If so, which kinds and what did you think of them?
  5. What do you think of drugs and alcohol? Be specific.
  • Likes and Dislikes
  1. What are your hobbies?
  2. Do you like to read?
  3. What annoys you more than anything else?
  4. What do you find the most relaxing activity to do?
  5. What kinds of things embarrass you? Why?
  • Favorites
  1. What is your favorite color or colors?
  2. What is your favorite time of day?
  3. What is the most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen?
  4. What do you like to eat? What do you hate to eat?
  5. What is your favorite type of weather? Does any kind scare you?
  • Outlook
  1. Are you optimistic or pessimistic?
  2. What are your religious views?
  3. Would you be able to kill?
  4. What are your views on sex?
  5. What, in your opinion, makes a successful life?
  • Actions
  1. What is the worst and best thing you’ve ever done?
  2. What is your greatest regret?
  3. What is your best/worst memory?
  4. If you could change one thing about your past, what would it be and why?
  5. What are you the most proud of doing in your life?
  • Emotions
  1. How honest are you about your thoughts and feelings with others?
  2. Do you have any biases or prejudices?
  3. What makes you happy?
  4. Who or what, if anything, would you die for?
  5. What makes you angry?
  • Relationships
  1. In general, how do you treat others?
  2. Who is the most important person in your life, and why?
  3. Who is the person you respect the most, and why?
  4. Do you have a spouse or significant other? If not, describe an ideal lover.
  5. Do you trust anyone to protect you? Who, and why?
  • Group Situations
  1. Do you tend to argue with people, or avoid conflict?
  2. Do you tend to take on leadership roles in social situations?
  3. Do you like interacting with large groups of people? Why or why not?
  4. Do you care what others think of you?
  5. What do you think of others, in general?
  • Self Image
  1. What is your greatest strength as a person?
  2. What is your greatest weakness?
  3. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
  4. Are you generally introverted or extroverted?
  5. Are you generally organized or messy?
  • Beliefs
  1. What God or Goddess do you find most appealing, if any?
  2. Which God or Goddess do you fear, if any?
  3. Do you have any Gnosis Marks? If so, how did you receive them?
  4. What lengths would you go to to please your deity?
  5. Where do you draw the line at pleasing your deity? What is too much?
  • Life & Death
  1. What do you absolutely live for?
  2. What is the best part of life?
  3. What is the best part of death?
  4. If you could choose, how would you want to die?
  5. What is the one thing for which you would most like to be remembered after your death?