character questionaire

This is a quick survey to help you develop your character. Not all the questions need to be filled in but I would like to see a semi-completed sheet.
-The GM

  • What is your full name?
  • Where do you live now, and with whom?
  • Write a full physical description of yourself. You might want to consider factors such as: height, weight, race, hair and eye color, style of dress, and any tattoos, scars, or distinguishing marks.
  • To which social class do you belong?
  • What does your voice sound like?
  • Do you have any quirks, strange mannerisms, annoying habits, or other defining characteristics?
  • Where did you learn most of your skills and other abilities?
  • Who has had the most influence on you?
  • What do you consider your greatest achievement?
  • What is your greatest regret?
  • Do you have a criminal record of any kind?
  • Are you basically optimistic or pessimistic?
  • What is your greatest fear?
  • What are your views on cyber/bioware?
  • What are your political views (And views on corporations)?
  • What are your views on sex / love?
  • Are you able to kill? Under what circumstances do you find killing to be acceptable or unacceptable?
  • In your opinion, what is the most evil thing any human being could do?
  • What do you believe makes a successful life?
  • Do you have any biases or prejudices?
  • Is there anything you absolutely refuse to do under any circumstances? Why do you refuse to do it?
  • Who or what, if anything, would you die for (or otherwise go to extremes for)?
  • In general, how do you treat others (politely, rudely, by keeping them at a distance, etc.)? Does your treatment of them change depending on how well you know them, and if so, how?
  • Who are your friends? Do you have a best friend?
  • How close are you to your family?
  • Who would you turn to if you were in desperate need of help?
  • Do you trust anyone to protect you? Who, and why?
  • If you died or went missing, who would miss you?
  • Who is the person you despise the most, and why?
  • Do you tend to argue with people, or avoid conflict?
  • Do you care what others think of you?
  • What is/are your favorite hobbies and pastimes?
  • What is your most treasured possession?
  • What, if anything, do you like to read?
  • What is your idea of good entertainment (consider music, movies, art, etc.)?
  • Do you smoke, drink, or use drugs? If so, why? Do you want to quit?
  • What, if anything, shocks or offends you?
  • What are your pet peeves?
  • What is your greatest strength as a person?
  • What is your greatest weakness?
  • Are you generally introverted or extroverted?
  • Do you like yourself?
  • What are your reasons for doing the things that RPG characters do? Are your real reasons for doing this different than the ones you tell people in public? (If so, detail both sets of reasons…)
  • What goal do you most want to accomplish in your lifetime?
  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  • If you could choose, how would you want to die?
  • If you knew you were going to die in 24 hours, name three things you would do in the time you had left.
  • What is the one thing for which you would most like to be remembered after your death?


Questions modified from Beth Kinderman and Nikki Walker’s The 100 Most Important Things To Know About Your Character (revised).

character questionaire

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