EXERCISE The One Word Test: Character Interview #14

Discussion in 'DEVELOPING CHARACTERS & CULTURES' started by - Falcon -, Jul 9, 2015.

  1. (late again, sorry all)

    I will ask a series of questions. Your character is confined to single word responses. One word only.
    The point of this exercise is to convey as much about the character with as few words as possible.

    Need an example? This video should help explain.



    Remember you can answer questions abstractly. For example:
    What do you wear to work? Honor

    If you could have anything for a pet what would it be?
    Why?
    What would be the best thing about having that pet?
    What would be the worst thing?
    What good would having a pet do you?
    How would you handle the responsibility?
    How would you care for it?
    How would you feel if the pet became ill?
    How would you handle the pet running away?

    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it?
     
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  2. If you could have anything for a pet what would it be? Chinchilla.
    Why? Companionship.
    What would be the best thing about having that pet? Comfort.
    What would be the worst thing? Disobedience.
    What good would having a pet do you? Skills.
    How would you handle the responsibility? Directly.
    How would you care for it? Lovingly.
    How would you feel if the pet became ill? Concerned.
    How would you handle the pet running away? Grief.

    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it? Cautiously.
     
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  3. If you could have anything for a pet what would it be?

    Cat.

    Why?

    Curiosity.

    What would be the best thing about having that pet?

    Friendship.

    What would be the worst thing?

    Worry.

    What good would having a pet do you?

    Little.

    How would you handle the responsibility?

    Carefully.

    How would you care for it?

    Constantly.

    How would you feel if the pet became ill?

    Distraught.

    How would you handle the pet running away?

    Frustrated.

    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it?

    "Hello."
     
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  4. If you could have anything for a pet what would it be?
    Dog

    Why?
    Loyalty

    What would be the best thing about having that pet?
    Family

    What would be the worst thing?
    Duties

    What good would having a pet do you?
    Harmony

    How would you handle the responsibility?
    Lovingly

    How would you care for it?
    Invaluable

    How would you feel if the pet became ill?
    Worry

    How would you handle the pet running away?
    distress

    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it?
    Overlord
     
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  5. Shola Rehau

    If you could have anything for a pet what would it be? Horse
    Why? Wind
    What would be the best thing about having that pet? Speed
    What would be the worst thing? War
    What good would having a pet do you? Thinking
    How would you handle the responsibility? Duty
    How would you care for it? Loving
    How would you feel if the pet became ill? Focused
    How would you handle the pet running away? Castigated

    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it? Treaty




    Dante

    If you could have anything for a pet what would it be? Rat
    Why? Pockets
    What would be the best thing about having that pet? Surprise!
    What would be the worst thing? Poop
    What good would having a pet do you? Empathy
    How would you handle the responsibility? Carry
    How would you care for it? Spoil
    How would you feel if the pet became ill? Panic
    How would you handle the pet running away? Search

    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it? Uh...





    Laika Moranyo

    If you could have anything for a pet what would it be? Iguana
    Why? Badass
    What would be the best thing about having that pet? Shoulder
    What would be the worst thing? Jealousy
    What good would having a pet do you? Friendship
    How would you handle the responsibility? Help!
    How would you care for it? Love
    How would you feel if the pet became ill? Hannna!
    How would you handle the pet running away? Follow

    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it? Marriage
     
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  6. If you could have anything for a pet what would it be?
    Bunny

    Why?
    Cuteness

    What would be the best thing about having that pet?
    Joy

    What would be the worst thing?
    Death

    What good would having a pet do you?
    Love

    How would you handle the responsibility?
    Diligently

    How would you care for it?
    Devotedly

    How would you feel if the pet became ill?
    Troubled

    How would you handle the pet running away?
    Stress

    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it?
    Hug~
     
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  7. I tried to imagine my character Cross doing this. Needless to say, she wasn't very cooperative...


    If you could have anything for a pet what would it be?
    "Nothing" No, c'mon Cross, you have to do it. "Dammit, alright fine. Uh... 'killer robot'." That's two words. "F*ck- okay, 'gunbot'."

    Why?
    "Murdermayhem" That's tw- "No it's not, it's one word. See the lack of a space? One word." Not one real word... "Get over it."

    What would be the best thing about having that pet?
    "Backup"

    What would be the worst thing?
    "Maintenance"

    What good would having a pet do you?
    "More kil- nnh... Uh... 'Bodycount'."

    How would you handle the responsibility?
    "Gleefully"

    How would you care for it?
    "Tools"

    How would you feel if the pet became ill?
    "Reset"

    How would you handle the pet running away?
    "Remote con- er, GPS."

    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it?
    "Bullets." That's not a method of befriending... "What, I can't discuss favorite calibers with a dragon?!"
     
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  8. If you could have anything for a pet what would it be?
    Dragon

    Why?
    Favorite

    What would be the best thing about having that pet?
    Mysteries

    What would be the worst thing?
    Secret

    What good would having a pet do you?
    Happiness

    How would you handle the responsibility?
    Carefully

    How would you care for it?
    Respect
    How would you feel if the pet became ill?
    Upset

    How would you handle the pet running away?
    Devastation

    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it?
    Cautiously
     
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  9. Vadem Ommek
    If you could have anything for a pet what would it be?
    "Winter-Wolf."

    Why?
    "Intelligent."

    What would be the best thing about having that pet?
    "Conversation."

    What would be the worst thing?
    "Disloyalty."

    What good would having a pet do you?
    "Comfort."

    How would you handle the responsibility?
    "Well."

    How would you care for it?
    "Well."

    How would you feel if the pet became ill?
    "Okay."

    How would you handle the pet running away?
    "Indifferent."

    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it?
    "Lies."
     
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  10. Daffodil and Chrysanthemum

    If you could have anything for a pet what would it be?
    "Pony!"
    "Dog"
    Why?
    "Ride!"
    "Comfort."
    What would be the best thing about having that pet?
    "Ride!"
    "Loyalty."
    What would be the worst thing?
    "Poop."
    "Leash."
    What good would having a pet do you?
    "Show!"
    "Companion."
    How would you handle the responsibility?
    "Sister."
    "Responsibly."
    How would you care for it?
    "Everyday!"
    "Nicely."
    How would you feel if the pet became ill?
    "New."
    "Devastated."
    How would you handle the pet running away?
    "New!"
    "Why?"

    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it?
    "Treats!"
    "Bargaining."
     
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  11. If you could have anything for a pet what would it be? Ellianne
    Why? Love
    What would be the best thing about having that pet? Forever
    What would be the worst thing? Fear
    What good would having a pet do you? Comfort
    How would you handle the responsibility? Dedication
    How would you care for it? Always
    How would you feel if the pet became ill? Ill
    How would you handle the pet running away? Running
    If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it? Food
     
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  12. Hades - link in signature

    If you could have anything for a pet what would it be?
    Dog

    Why?
    Care

    What would be the best thing about having that pet?
    Love

    What would be the worst thing?
    Death

    What good would having a pet do you?
    Care

    How would you handle the responsibility?
    Embrace

    How would you care for it?
    Deeply

    How would you feel if the pet became ill?
    Frustrated

    How would you handle the pet running away?
    Pursue

    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it?
    Affection
     
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  13. Sasha Keren

    If you could have anything for a pet what would it be?

    Dog.

    Why?

    Loyal.

    What would be the best thing about having that pet?

    Companion.

    What would be the worst thing?

    Poop.

    What good would having a pet do you?

    De-Stress.

    How would you handle the responsibility?

    Responsibly?

    How would you care for it?

    Well.

    How would you feel if the pet became ill?

    Worried..

    How would you handle the pet running away?

    Search.

    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it?

    Gold.

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    Soma James

    If you could have anything for a pet what would it be?

    Cat.


    Why?

    Friend.


    What would be the best thing about having that pet?

    Self-sufficient.


    What would be the worst thing?

    Litter.


    What good would having a pet do you?

    Lonely.


    How would you handle the responsibility?

    Capably.


    How would you care for it?

    Attentive.


    How would you feel if the pet became ill?

    Sad.


    How would you handle the pet running away?

    Find.


    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it?

    Music.


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    Lilith Quynh

    If you could have anything for a pet what would it be?

    Tiger.


    Why?

    Majestic.


    What would be the best thing about having that pet?

    Strength.


    What would be the worst thing?

    Claws.


    What good would having a pet do you?

    Power.


    How would you handle the responsibility?

    Fine.


    How would you care for it?

    Child.


    How would you feel if the pet became ill?

    Stressed.


    How would you handle the pet running away?

    Search.


    Bonus: If you have to befriend a dragon how would you do it?

    Bribery.
     
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  14. If you could have anything for a pet what would it be?
    Eagle.
    Why?
    Flying.
    What would be the best thing about having that pet?
    Companion.
    What would be the worst thing?
    Loss.
    What good would having a pet do you?
    None.
    How would you handle the responsibility?
    Usual.
    How would you care for it?
    Carefully.
    How would you feel if the pet became ill?
    Panic.
    How would you handle the pet running away?
    Work.
     
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