marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

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

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