Extra, extra, post all about it. Some poor schmuck will be made in a magical, fantasy land. >Give me a d20 roll for race
1-20 are all human, right?
Rolled 13 (1d20)>>69255760Shore
Rolled 3 (1d20)>>69255760You're using the first edition? Awesome. I hope we end up afflicted with the mental illness "homosexuality."
>>69255875Nay, 1-14.>>6925588613A human. Clever, violent, and driven. All the markings of an apex predator.>d10 roll for background culture
Rolled 5 (1d10)>>69255905
>>69255928>5A barbarian. Coarse and uncultured to some, your heart beats with the pounding thrum of nature.>Choose Urban or Wilderness for a Rank 5 skill, and the other at Rank 1>CuMod of 2>Give me a d100 roll for being literate
Rolled 34 (1d100)>>69255967Let's be an urban barb
>>69256051>Illiterate in our own language. Urban barbarian selected.A coarse creature for a coarser world. Still, arguments are won with steel and blood, not paper and ink.What was your parents social standing?>d100+2
Rolled 89 + 2 (1d100 + 2)>>69256085Poor poor poor!
>>69256108>Well-to-Do>-1 Rank in Survival (Current total: Urban 4, Wilderness 0)>SolMod 2Your parents were merchants or minor chieftains. Luxury is common to you. Thanks to your education, you become literate>You are literate in your own language. Me am read good, hooray!>Gain 150% of starting money>Start with a riding animal and two weaponsBut sometimes, status is not everything. What were the circumstances of your birth?>d20+2
Rolled 13 + 2 (1d20 + 2)>>69256178Boo! I wanted to be poor gutter trash, not a spoiled prat.
>>69256213>15A legitimate birth, nothing suspicious here. While you may have been born from a lawful union, who raised you.>Roll a d20+2
Rolled 7 + 2 (1d20 + 2)>>69256267I'm betting it's my parents.
>>69256324>You are correct, parents, but alsoA nice, stable family. With plenty on the side for family gatherings.>1d4 Grandparents>1d4 Aunts/Uncles/Cousins
Rolled 1 + 1 (1d4 + 1)>>69256354Lame.
Rolled 2 (1d4)>>69256385Oops. So that first roll was a 1.
>>69256402>>69256385>One grandparent, and two extended family members.Of course, your parents got busy more than once. They are red-blooded barbarians. How many siblings do you have?>Roll a d20
Rolled 5 (1d20)>>69256442It sounds like we live a normal life and became a barbarian out of teenage angst.
>>69256491You are still in a barbarian world. So, son or daughter of a minor chieftain would do it.>Also, me dumb and forgot. Roll 1d20 for your own sex>Give me a 1d3 roll for number of siblings>Give me a d20 roll for birth order
Rolled 2 + 1 (1d3 + 1)>>69256535Can the 5 be our sex?
Rolled 19 (1d20)>>69256572Fug whoopsSo 5,2, and this
>>69256586Okay, sure.So you are a boy, and the last born of two other siblings>-20% moneyBeing born last just makes you hungrier for glory and gold.Where were you, the youngest, born?>Roll a d20
>>69256617Lets use the 3 from here >>69255892
>>69256640SureIn your family's home, surrounded by loved ones. But was there something fell upon the air.>A d100-5, to see the cast of fate
Rolled 93 (1d100)>>69256665
>>69256678>Hooo boy! Three unusual occurancesWhile you may be the lastborn, your birth was heralded by three signs.>Roll 3d100 for the fated signs
Rolled 3, 84, 95 = 182 (3d100)>>69256717
>>69256743>3The village chieftain died on the very night of your birth, causing some people to call you cursed>84You shared the womb with a fraternal twin.>95A mysterious stranger arrived, and bestowed to you a gift.>Roll a d20 for the gender of your twin>Roll a d20 for the gift
Rolled 15, 10 = 25 (2d20)>>69256771Damn fools, we're the chieftain reincarnated
>>69256781Our fraternal twin is a woman. Will we be two-sides of the same coin, or fall into conflict.The mysterious stranger gave you a sealed bottle, supposedly containing the soul of a great warrior in the past.
What did our parents do, specifically? What allowed them to raise you in wealth?>Roll a d20
Wait what's this talk of chieftains? Wasn't it an urban barbarian?>>69256051
>>69256889Urban implies urban for barbarians. A barbarian city or stronghold, rather than a nomadic or more wild setting.
Rolled 20 (1d20)>>69256880Roll!>>69256889Urban barbarians, urban chieftains.
Rolled 7 (1d20)>>69256880Hopping for accountancy>>69256889>Implying we aren't living in a post apocalypse mega city
>>69256921For your family, the money just seemed to come from somewhere. Your father never seemed to hold a real job, but he always had enough.>Roll a d6 to see where it all comes from.
Rolled 1 (1d6)>>69256952Crime boss!
Rolled 1 (1d6)>>69256952
>>69256963Your father was an adventurer, and had a vast hoard of wealth and treasure.Being from this storied past, he was quite the character. >Roll 3d20 for noteworthy features and items of your venerated father.
>>69256988>Additionally, roll 1d3 for your mother.
Rolled 20, 10, 8 = 38 (3d20)>>69256988Go dad!
Rolled 1 (1d3)>>69257003Aw shit we're gonna be overshadowed by our parents aren't we
Rolled 3 (1d3)>>69257003
>>69257021>Roll 3d20 for Momma!
Rolled 19, 15, 1 = 35 (3d20)>>69257029
>>69257014>>69257029Shit, missed the first>Roll 1d20 for Momma!
>>69257042Wanna use the 19 above?
>>69257083Sure>>69257006Your father, a towering figure of myth, was known for>8An obsession with something that happened or might happen>Roll a d6>10While a mighty man, he also served someone. He had a patron>20He had an extreme personality>Roll 1d3 for number of exotic personality quirks
>>69257083Dear Mother, to marry such a man, was also special>19She was horribly wounded once.
Rolled 2, 1 = 3 (2d6)>>69257111treat the 2nd roll as 1d3
Okay, we are going to several sub-tables to sort out dear old pater.First up, he is obsessed with a significant event in his childhood.>Roll d20+2
Rolled 7 + 2 (1d20 + 2)>>69257168
>>69257276Okay, it his patron. Something happened in his youth that bonded him to this patron in some meaningful way. Moving on to the patron. Let's figure this out>Roll a d10
Rolled 5 (1d10)>>69257300>inb4 buttsecks
>>69257329It is a mysterious outsider, perhaps the one who visited you at your birth.>Give me a d20 roll
Rolled 19 (1d20)>>69257338How deep does this rabbit hole go
>>69257345This book is Tables: The Rollening. It can go on for a while. It's why I like itAlright, it's a nonhuman.>One more d20 roll, por favor
Rolled 13 (1d20)>>69257364Oh boy hope you're patient
>>69257388A half-elf, the outcasts of both communities. How is your father indebted to this stranger?>Roll a d8 for why
Hey, OP here. I need to sleep. I will continue this in about next afternoon/evening. I want to see what happens to our little boy we be making.Thanks to everyone for contributing. See you tomorrow.
I'm not letting this thread die on my watch!
Rolled 7 (1d8)>>69259936So far the character is a...>...barbarian from a barbarian stronghold.>...with a fraternal twin sister.>...whose father is a famous adventurer with a half-elven patron.Also...ROLL!
>>69255760>Duck Tales woo woo
>>69261573>Phone posting OP.Your father is bound to your patron through a complicated wager. Perhaps they are adventuring buddies, who Owe each other in a never ending game of oneupmanship.Now on to your fathers exotic personality>Roll a d20