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• 7/30/2014

Need help with character creation

Hi everyone, Imp here. You might know me from the RWBY fanon wiki. I thought I'd give this place a try, but I'm having a bit of trouble creating characters, and I was hoping to get a bit of help setting them up.

I figure I should start with something familiar, so my first OC would be a humanoid character. I'm pretty sure he'll be a non-Force-user, and I'd like to make him a pilot, chartering either cargo or passengers for a fair price, if that fits. Maybe he'd get mixed up in some stuff while interacting with the other OCs or something, and then he'd end up picking one side or the other in the process and finding a more solid purpose after a while.

The problem is, I'm struggling to hammer out most of the details related to his background, like race and origin. What are some worlds that might produce someone capable of filling this kind of role? Would he do much traveling, local or otherwise, in order to get the necessary training and/or credentials? Would he have his own ship, and if so, how would he acquire it?

I'm sure I could think of more questions, but maybe if I answer these first, the other pieces will start falling into place. Whatever the case may be, I'd appreciate any and all advice.

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ImpSyndrome
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• 7/30/2014

Well if you're having trouble thinking of a planet or species that you need, you can always make one up. That's one of the nice things about fanon. Credentials aren't really an issue unless it's absolutely necessary that his activities be strictly legal. Training is just an issue of having access to a ship. As far as acquisition, if he's a gambling man you could always have him win the ship in a bet. If that's too cliche he could have built it up from scraps he bought from a junkyard, but that would take a few years. I suppose he could have trained at a young age with a relative who had a ship they let him fly. Anyway I'm just throwing ideas around. I hope I helped in some way. I look forward to seeing your first page once it's ready. Welcome to the wiki ( =

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• 7/30/2014

Thanks for all the advice and for the warm welcome! I'll mull over some of these ideas and see what I can come up with. I'm a bit nervous about the idea of making an entire world, but I suppose I could develop it little by little as I go. I'll add a link for the character once I post his page. Here's to the new wiki!

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