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RPG Backstory Template

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Are you a game master who struggles to get their players to create backstories for their characters? Are you a player looking for a quick and easy way to create backstories for your characters -- and get your GM to stop bugging you about it? If so, this backstory template can probably help you.

This template consists of a short list of questions players answer about their characters to create a basic backstory. Once these questions are answered -- a process that takes 15 to 30 minutes tops -- players will be better able to role-play their characters, and game masters will have material to customize their games for their players and create compelling plot hooks.

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This product was created by Luke Hart from the YouTube channel The DM Lair.

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Princess I December 21, 2021 2:14 pm UTC
this is very good and useful thank you
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Christian O December 06, 2020 5:47 pm UTC
How many pages is this document (not including the cover and the legal/introduction page)?
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jack C June 28, 2020 5:22 pm UTC
can you make this document form fillable? When i try to it says the document is password protected.
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Andrea W May 20, 2020 6:13 am UTC
This is really helpful for me as I have some players who do not think a character background is important. I used this questionnaire in session 6 of my campaign and it was a fun way to get the players to think about their characters (and hopefully for me to pull from in the future to make my players even more invested in the story). Thank you! :)
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Laz L May 13, 2020 7:05 am UTC
Seriously? Don't pay anything for this, doesn't give you anything you need. Awful waste of download
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Luke H May 13, 2020 11:59 am UTC
I'm sorry you feel that way. This has worked super well for my games. It helps give players direction in fleshing out a basic backstory by asking some important questions, but without prompting them to write a twenty-page thesis (which many players and game masters would rather not do/read).
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