We’ve come to Part 5 of the Character series.
Part 1: Creating Character Names
Part 4: Creating Believable Characters
So far these have been specifically internal or cosmetic developments of character, name being cosmetic to me. Now we need to give movement and life to the character.
Visual Traits and Tags
You are wondering what a Visual Tag (VT) is. A VT is that visual thing that you identify with the character. It could be a nervous tick such an eyes twitch or a swagger or how they wear their hat a certain way or even how they walk around with their shoes untied with short laces. The VT gives a distinction to the character and should enhance connection and description of the character and server a purpose. For me the shoe…
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