|Sure, wearing a horse mask is pretty|
quirky, but can you bring it to life
at the gaming table?
What Are Quirks?
- Come up with several adjectives that describe you (or your character)
- Write down ways you (or your character) demonstrate these descriptions on a regular basis.
- Repeat until you have five demonstrations. These are your quirks.
Important Misconception: Quirks Don't Have to be Silly
At first blush, a lot of these words have a kind of association with weird, eccentric, unusual, abnormal. And in a way, none of that is wrong, but it has a type of connotation that can lead to choosing unhelpful quirks. Instead, let's use words that have a more neutral connotation.a peculiarity of action, behavior, or personality; mannerism: He is full of strange quirks.
- Making a quirk that is irrelevant
- Making a quirk that is difficult to express
- Making a quirk that isn't fun to play out
But Why Do I Care About Quirks?
Some Resources for Quirks
- I often like talking about _________________
- After a battle, I ___________________
- My first resort to a ___________ problem is __________________
- I absolutely hate __________________
- I use ________ slang
- I talk with a ___________ accent
- I start the day by _____________
- When I'm stressed, I take the edge off by ________
- I am ashamed that when I ____________ it feels ___________
- I pretend ______ is true to be a more interesting person