There are a number of parts that come together to define a character, and many of them influence or modify other parts. One of the important things to keep in mind is that, everyone can possibly fight with skill, and everyone can have access to magical abilities. Here are the main topics:
- Sources How does the character actually gain magic?
- Magical Elements What aspects of magic does the character focus on?
- Combat Elements What is the character's fighting style?
- Statistics What are the character's innate capabilities? How strong are they, etc.?
- Skills So, what can the character DO, exactly?
- Weapons All characters have their own favored types of weapons and armor.
- Gates How many ties to powers does a character have?
Finally, here is a step-by-step guide for creating a character.