Tutorial: Creating Character Histories Dec 4, 2017 13:46:31 GMT 10
Post by ａｌｋｉｅ ドケヰ on Dec 4, 2017 13:46:31 GMT 10
CREATING CHARACTER HISTORIES
while you are making your character app, you might become stuck with the history. well below are some ideas that might get the creative juices flowing!
PART ONE: KITHOOD
siblings: dd they have any siblings? are they from the same litter? do their parents favour a certain kit or litter? how did they treat your character? were they good influences? did they get into any trouble together? did they tease each other? was one kit the golden child or was your character the golden child?
parents: was your kit planned or not? are the parents mates? are they both from the same clan? do they only have one parent? what is their relationship? did their parents teach them any important lessons? did they see their parents having a negative interaction? do they look up to one more than the other? are they religious?
adventures: did your character have any adventures as a kit? did they sneak out of camp? did they explore the other dens? did they have a snack in the medicine cat's den? what were the consequences of this? were they punished? how did the punishment affect their perspective?
PART TWO: APPRENTICESHIPmentor: who was their mentor? a tom or a she-cat? did the pair get along? were they like a parental figure? were they a bully? how did they teach and how did this affect your character? what important life lessons did they learn?skills: how did your character develop their skills? is there a particular area they excel in? were they influenced by someone else to be good at this? were their parents adamant that they learned this skill? what were they bad at? how did this affect their self-esteem? did others notice their weaknesses?
friends: did your character make friends? was it easy or hard? did they want friends? how did their friends influence them or vice versa? what adventures did they have together? did any of them develop further feelings for each other?
rivals: was there anyone your character particularly dislikes? were they jealous of someone? how did this affect their training? how did it affect their relationships? did they ever make up with their rival? did the rival dislike them equally? what made them dislike this rival so much?did anyone else not like this cat?
trouble: was your character a teacher's pet or a rebel? did they ever endanger someone else? did they ever hurt themselves? were they ever sick? did they ever annoy a senior warrior or the clan leader? were they influenced by someone else? was it a dare? how did this change their perspective? what was their punishment?
PART THREE: WARRIORHOOD
romance: did they ever fall in love? did they pine or crush? was it someone they barely knew or a childhood friend? were they open or secretive about it? did everyone accept them? did they have a wingman? was it a long lasting or short relationship? have they had many relationships? how did they end? did they have kits? did they want to have kits? did their partner ever have a past partner? did they ever cheat on them?
reputation: what does everyone think of your character? are they known for being good at something? did they cause lots of trouble when they were younger? how does this change their interactions? how does this affect their daily life? are they chosen for certain tasks over others? how does your character feel about this?
clan: what does your character think of their clan? have they ever considered leaving? was there a certain event that turned them against their clan? do they hate the other clans? do they dislike one certain aspect about theirs or other clans?
conflict: have they ever been involved in any conflict? was there a border skirmish? did they start a fight? were they wounded? how did it affect them? did they get in trouble for it? are they praised for it? what are their thoughts on conflict?
death: has anyone close to them ever died? how did this affect them? was it a friend, a lover, or a family member? was it someone their significant other was close to? what did this do to all of their relationships? do they believe in starclan?
of course there are many other topics and periods in life that you can write about, but these are just some little suggestions to get the inspiration blooming. if you ever need any help then ask one of our staff members!