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Helpful Lists for Character Creation
« on: March 24, 2017, 10:03:35 PM »
Hey guys, so here's just a few things which might help you if you get stuck when filling out your character application.  :love:




Face Claims

SWW Face Claim Suggestion Thread

List of notable people who identify as non-binary* ~ Found by RaynePOTM

RPG-D Directory Face Claims ~ Found by Inki

Face Claim Directory ~ Found by Wren

Face Claims of Colour ~ Found by SanctifiedSavage

Face Claim Diversity Masterpost ~ Found by SanctifiedSavage

Vietnamese Face Claims ~ Found by Dashin

Japanese Face Claims ~ Found by Dashin




Personality Traits

List of Descriptive Words - ~ Found by RaynePOTM

Random List of Likes and Dislikes ~ Found by RaynePOTM

Positive and Negative Traits ~ Found by Inki

638 Personality Traits ~ Found by SirAlahn

Character Traits Generator ~ Found by SirAlahn

Personality Generator ~ Found by Inki

Personality Quizzes

Myers-Brigg Personality Test ~ Found by Kit

Daemon Test with the in depth analysis of your result ~ Found by Kit




Names

Character Name Generator

Pern Specific - Dragon and Character Name Generator

Couple Name Generator for combining names ~ Found by Dashin

Word Mixer ~ Found by Dashin

Word Combiner ~ Found by SanctifiedSavage

Name Combiner ~ Found by Blank

Masterpiece Name Generator - Generates a variety of names, found by SanctifiedSavage




Anything else you think is helpful? I'll list them here  :love:

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Re: Helpful Lists for Character Creation
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2017, 01:14:17 AM »
Couple Name Generator is a handly little tool I've used to combine parent names to help with the baby-naming process.  :happy:

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Re: Helpful Lists for Character Creation
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2017, 02:07:36 AM »
This link is a pretty comprehensive list of people who identify with the non-binary genders, for people looking to play a character who also identifies as such.

*Note: It's considered etiquette on several RP sites I've found that if you choose to use an nb person as a face claim, you shouldn't make the character of a gender different to what they identify with. If you don't find anyone on this list that identifies with what you'd like, or just no one who really speaks to you, it's considered better by most to use a cis person for an nb character instead of using the wrong identity for nb folks.

Have fun <3
« Last Edit: March 28, 2017, 05:28:56 PM by RaynePOTM »

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Re: Helpful Lists for Character Creation
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2017, 04:28:07 AM »
One of my tactics when making a new character is to use personality quizzes because though it's often hard to think of specific traits or descriptive words, a lot of the time people have an idea of how their character will react to things and such before the app is even done.

Myers-Briggs is a favorite and the results are super descriptive and take into account relationships in a work setting, friendships, families, and romantic relationships

The other "personality" test I like is actually based on the Golden Compass series. xD It's a daemon test and at the end you get a brief description and a list of three or four animal forms for your daemon. What's cool is there is a whole site of super in depth analysis for most of the animals that include base traits, positive and negative, and even more complex traits that are a result of a combination of the more basic ones.

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Re: Helpful Lists for Character Creation
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2017, 12:20:39 AM »
Face Claims of Color Face Claim directory.

RP Helper Just a pile of links that might be helpful on Tumblr like FC lists, IMDB link lists, and some articles. Just a lot of info.

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Re: Helpful Lists for Character Creation
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2017, 07:33:28 PM »
Yafnag "Yet Another Fantasy NAme Generator"

I didn't actually find it myself. Someone else found it and I've used it a couple of times... Inki told me I should share though so I am.

It's how I got all the V names for Vickmarra's Siblings xD

Rather useful in my humble opinion.

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