Into the Odd – Character generator

Sooo… I’ve made this random character generator for Into the Odd. It came out pretty well, so feel free to use and abuse it here.

The generator is made with pure JavaScript and reflects the original variables of the manual character creation rules. I’ve added a few extra things here and there to spice it up and maybe some day I will get around to making it fully responsive – maybe not.

What is Into the Odd roleplaying game?

Into the Odd is a tabletop roleplaying game created by Chris McDowall. It was first published in 2015. The game is designed to be rules-light and focused on fast-paced, improvisational play, making it accessible to both beginners and experienced players alike.

In Into the Odd, players take on the roles of adventurers exploring a bizarre and dangerous world filled with strange creatures, ancient ruins, and hidden mysteries. The setting is often described as a mix of steampunk, weird fiction, and Victorian-era aesthetics, with elements of horror and the supernatural.

One of the defining features of Into the Odd is its minimalist ruleset. Character creation is quick and straightforward, with players choosing a character class and rolling for starting equipment. The game uses a simple resolution mechanic based on six-sided dice (D6s), with success or failure determined by rolling equal to or under the relevant attribute score.

Combat in Into the Odd is deadly and unpredictable, with a focus on quick decision-making and resource management. Characters can suffer serious injuries or even death in combat, adding tension and risk to encounters.

The game also places a strong emphasis on exploration and discovery. Players are encouraged to interact with the environment, uncovering secrets, solving puzzles, and unraveling the mysteries of the world they inhabit.

Overall, Into the Odd offers a streamlined and flexible system for immersive and engaging roleplaying experiences. Its minimalist approach to rules and mechanics allows for quick setup and fast-paced gameplay, making it a popular choice among fans of indie tabletop RPGs.

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