Sidekicks & Sidequests

Building a world, one character at a time.


  1. Comes from Kurt's homebrew lore.
  2. What is this character’s name? - Randolph
  3. What is their ancestry (i.e. human, elf, dwarf, halfling, etc)? - Human
  4. What is your job or role (i.e. farmer, hierling/mercenary, shopowner, bandit, etc)? - Archwizard of the Order of Words & Tavernkeeper of the Levitating Platter
  5. How old are you? - 70s
  6. Describe your physical appearance. - Similar to Sir Ian McKellen, long silver white beard and hair - well groomed and tied in a ponytail, wrinkles, left eye is blue, right eye is electric green and has a scar coming from it due to an old curse that was cured
  7. Describe yourself with 3 adjectives. - Pragmatic, Financially-Oriented, Wise
  8. What is a valuable item/piece of lore/secret that this character possesses? Or do they value an ideal/concept or particular person (i.e. family member, guild member, honor, justice, love etc.) - A locket of his mother
  9. What is a particular quest you would be willing to recruit or hire the player characters to go do? - Bring him a special delivery of goods or go hunt for a dangerous creature for components
  10. What would be their reward for succeeding? - A large sum of coinage
  11. What would be the consequence of failure or refusing the call? - Not asked to help OR death by their quarry

Optional Questions - not required

  • What impact have you made on the world? How have you shaped the local area? - Joined the Order of Words and was a successful adventurer. His tavern brings an enormous amount of wealth to Alcester.
  • Do you have any current problems that prevent you from being a bigger player on the stage? - He's enjoying his retirement years with various arcane equations.