marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,
marycatelli
marycatelli

should I roll some dice?

When working on the superheroes with random powers, I found that there was no technique except -- random power generation (when the character had to be a certain way) and random personality traits (where the powers had to be a certain way -- though a little fudging was needed a couple of times, to ensure the character would act as needed).

So -- off to a D&Dish story.  Feeling stymied.  Wondering if I should roll up some wandering monsters to move things and make it RPG-ish.  It wouldn't have to be tortured in much, even, since the RPG effects are visible in the world.


Tags: characterization, plot twist, role-playing games, superpowers, world-building: creatures
Subscribe

  • a bee, a wolf, a duck. . . .

    Once yesterday's love interest introduced herself, her part of the story fell together. So I could consider the important part of the story, where…

  • defining the superhero genre

    It has its interesting aspects. For one thing -- well, you can define an epic as a "lengthy narrative poem." You can define a lyric as a…

  • decisions and beginnings

    Two ideas are slowly turning to stories. Setting out to outline the sequel to my Sleeping Beauty take, set when she wakes up. I don't think she's…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments