Hey guys I was just wondering, being new to RPing and all, if there are any guides in developing a character. What information is needed and whatnot. This is all I currently can think about, please notify if there are fields I may be missing.
Also, I was wondering if anyone know any good sites to read up on the Lore in Tera? Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this as well as any help you can provide!
I would also set a couple of goals - perhaps one main goal in your character's life and two secondary goals. Those are pretty important in helping define a character (don't need separate fields, but keeping them in mind while you write your bio is helpful).
following the link aya laid out, you'll find in Character Biographies a good list of examples
having a few goals is a good thing too. because there's a chance that your character may reach a goal or two, so it's good to have some back ups in the back of your head just in case :)
I know for my character Eshkin, I have a plethora of things in mind to do, while keeping in mind that his interaction with others may effect the choices he makes. while it's good to think about whether or not the character is difficult to persuade, not easily trusting, or they are dependent of others opinions concerning them an so on.
important to keep character integrity as well. creativity is a flexible thing an many different things could happen, but if there's a set personality that a character is made with, a set level or placement they have starting, it's usually in good form to go with that flow. it normally would take something epic or a way of living to change a persons perspective on things, just as it would take training to make a person stronger :)
if you're making the character bio list there for yourself it's good to have what sort of alignment they might be or if/when that changes an so on. or have a rough draft of their history. if it's for public use. it's good to keep it relatively vague if you can. most people are good so far with not metagaming an so on, but some people might do it without thinking because they've spent time reading things you posted.