Hoppy Easter guys and gals!
Today’s been a great day in the company of the immediate family and Sam, but with a few quiet hours before my weekend draws to a close I wanted to shoot some updates for everyone:
The life of employment is great! I operate now on a 6 AM – 5 PM schedule on Mondays – Fridays so my weekdays are pretty tiring as I’m adjusting to the new schedule. Heroines is still going on without a hitch and I always cherish the time I have with the family and Sam after the long work day so to those who have seen me somewhat MIA on Twitter and streaming otomes on Twitch? I apologize. I think as I get more comfortable and better adjusted to this schedule I’ll be more active on social media and back in action on Twitch.
And the real purpose of this post? I GOT YA QUESTIONS RIGHT HEEREYA. Okay in my mind I said that in a bitchin’ Italian accent, but it’s not easy to convey that into a post.
Many thanks to everyone who reached out in wanting to join this year’s “30 Days of ARPil”! As requested I wanted to shoot all 30 questions out to everyone. Again as this was a spur of the moment thing I want to just remind everyone there’s no set rules or regulations to this year’s series, but this is what I’m planning to do:
- The writing series will begin April 1. My goal is to run a question a day for the 30 days.
- As I choose to write about my original character, Alisha Rue, from Final Fantasy: A Realm Reborn I wholeheartedly encourage anyone interested in doing this to write about ANY original character they’ve created or would like to develop more on. It could be from World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2, Blade and Soul, or even your original character in Fire Emblem Fates series, Digimon , Pokemon X/Y, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, an otome you enjoy or an original story you’ve worked on. The possibilities are endless!
- Because I have an entire folder of screenshots dedicated to XIV alone, I plan on including 1-2 screenshots with each post. I encourage others to do so, but it’s not required.
- If you’d like to partake in this monthly series, let me know! If I gather enough interest from folks, I’ll work on getting together a Google Docs spreadsheet that can be shared with all folks involved in the project. All I’d ask is you shoot me your name / gamertag, the name of your OC character, an email address to invite you into the Google Docs spreadsheet, and the URL of where you plan on posting your questions.
For reference please know that this year’s questions are not my own, but rather I found these on Tumblr so I want to give proper credit to it’s creator, Oslusiadas, titled “30 Days of Character Development”.
1.) Describe your character’s relationship with their mother or their father, or both. Was it good? Bad? Were they spoiled rotten, ignored? Do they still get along now, or no?
2.) What are your characters most prominent physical features?
3.) Name one scar your character has, and tell us where it came from. If they don’t have any, is there a reason?
4.) How vain is your character? Do they find themselves attractive?
5.) What’s your character’s ranking on the Kinsey Scale?
6.) Describe your character’s happiest memory.
7.) Is there one event or happening your character would like to erase from their past? Why?
8.) Day of Favorites! What’s your character’s favorite ice cream flavor? Color? Song? Flower?
9.) Who does your character trust?
10.) Can you define a turning point in your character’s life? Multiples are acceptable.
11.) Is there an animal you equate with your character?
12.) How is your character with technology? Super savvy, or way behind the times? Letters or email?
13.) What does your character’s bed look like when he/she wakes up? Are the covers off on one side of the bed, are they all curled around a pillow, sprawled everywhere? In what position might they sleep?
14.) How does your character react to temperature changes such as extreme heat and cold?
15.) Is your character an early morning bird or a night owl?
16.) Are there any blood relatives that your character is particularly close with, besides the immediate ones? Cousins, Uncles, Grandfathers, Aunts, et cetera. Are there any others that your character practically considers a blood relative?
17.) What’s your character’s desk/workspace look like? Are they neat or messy?
18.) Is your character a good cook? What’s their favorite recipe, whether they’re good or not? (Microwave mac-and-cheese applies.)
19.) What’s your character’s preferred means of travel?
20.) Does your character have any irrational fears?
21.) What would your character’s cutie mark be?
22.) If your character could time travel, where would they go?
23.) Is your character superstitious?
24.) What might your character’s ideal romantic partner be?
25.) Describe your character’s hands. Are they small, long, calloused, smooth, stubby?
26.) Second day of favorites! Favorite comfort food, favorite vice, favorite outfit, favorite hot drink, favorite time of year, and favorite holiday.
27.) Pick two songs that describe your character at two different points of their life, and explain why you chose them.
28.) If your character’s life was a genre, what would it be?
29.) How does your character smell? Do they wear perfume or cologne?
30.) And finally: Write a letter to your character, from yourself.
And that’s it folks! I look forward to all those participating! 🙂