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Alien Species Creation Template
Written ByThrawn
Created: 19 Apr 2005 at 15:26
TypeCharacter Template (Public)
44 outlines are using this template
DescriptionThis template is designed to aid in the creation of non-human species and characters. This is a good lead up to describe your species before running them through other character templates.
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Homeworld Characteristics
Climate (Cold, hot, tropical?)
Environment (Forest, Ocean, Desert)
Air breathable by Humans?
Location of planet
Name of Homeworld
Approx. age of homeworld
Major Cities
Why are these cities important?
Other important facts
Species Characteristics
Name of Species?
Is this species sentient?
Body structure (Humanoid, Reptillian, etc)
Height
Hair Color
Describe appearance
Average Lifespan
Herbivore, Carnivore, or Omnivore?
Describe any natural weapons they have
Any other special powers or evolutionary curiosities?
How does this species reproduce?
How often do they reproduce?
How many offspring are typically produced?
What are they afraid of?
Society
Population
Capable of space travel?
Number of planets colonized
Governmental Structure (Democracy, Dictatorship, etc)
Describe how their gov't works.
Religion?
If yes, describe
Describe any festivals or holidays
Do they have a justice system?
If yes, how does it work?
If no, why not?
How does this species relate to other advanced civilizations?
How does their economy work?
What items does this race consider highly valuable?
Does this society have competing/warring factions? Describe them and their motives.
How do most individuals spend their days?
Goals of the species
Short term goals
Long term goals
How is the species going to achieve them
How will it influence other races?
Problems/Conflict
How does the species behave under pressure
How does the species handle problems
Biggest problem this alien race encounters
How does this race handle change

 



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