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Role playing within Midgard - DreamWeaver - 01-06-2020

Hello everyone,

I have played within the Midgard game for many years, and have played under (3) GMs/versions of the game I love so much. For me I am a 43+ year Gamer of playing and DM/GMing D&D, and Traveller games to name a few. So at my core I am a RPGer, but also a table top War Gamer. Midgard has always brought both interests to life in playing this game, and I look forward to the redesign and rebirth of Midgard again under Davin Church.

So for me when I dig into trying to stand up a clan I try to define a personality or a focus for the clan to exist. I first come up with a clan name that fits the character of the clan I wish to play. Then I define the Leader and the three clan followers by naming them and usually choosing their skills. The character's skills do help to define the characters in the way I roleplay each of them..

Now for me I draw upon my own life and interests. For example one of my own family lines were Scottish, and having grown up listening to relatives playing bagpipes. My mother's mother's Maiden Sur Name was Harriott where the line comes from Midlothian county of Scotland. I have tried to play the bagpipes myself and do not have the ability, but I do love the sound of a lone bagpiper playing. Also being American I seem to greatly enjoy the song … Amazing Grace.

Amazing Grace - Bagpipe Master

So I would set up a clan, maybe naming it : Amazing Grace. Next I would setup a character that would represent my Bardic/Skald roleplaying character.

I would set up one of my Followers as a Bard/Skald and set their name to fit what I am trying for. Then I would set their skills to support that characters ability:

Character: Selkon Barr (m) ENT-2, ORA-1, REC-1, STW-1 

This character would have ENT-Entertainment, ORA-Oratory, REC-Recruitment, and STW-Streetwise skills. I could use many Special Actions to do a lot with the character in Roleplaying a whole wide range of situations. The character could be extremely useful to any clan, not every clan needs to be combat centered.

This is a example of one possible selection you might consider for your clan when the skill system comes into play within the game.


RE: Role playing within Midgard - DreamWeaver - 01-06-2020

The lyrics to Amazing Grace:

Listen to the song Amazing Grace as you read the words


I once was lost, but now am found
Was blind, but now I see.

'Twas Grace that taught my heart to fear,
And Grace my fears relieved.
How precious did that Grace appear
The hour I first believed.

Through many dangers, toils, and snares
I have already come.
'Tis Grace hath brought me safe thus far
And Grace will lead me home.

The Lord has promised good to me.
His Word my hope secures.
He will my shield and portion be
As long as life endures.

When we've been there ten thousand years
Bright shining as the sun,
We've no less days to sing God's praise
Than when we'd first begun.