There are two important things to consider when talking about character creation in WoW, or any other MMORPG I imagine. We are going to call these things the Inside Picture and the Outside Picture, and we will take a look at each and break them down in time. As for which one you start with first, that is entirely down to you, some people prefer forming a character –then- looking at making it fit and some prefer looking at the world and taking their character inspiration from that. So either of these factors can be a start point. We are going to start with the Inside Picture, as I reckon that one may be the more useful if you want to dive right in to a –character-.
From The Ground Up (FTGU) is a series of posts based around character creation and roleplay, building from the ground up, obviously. In this post we’re going to talk about your characters story and their development and how to do that. But if you have missed any parts this far you can catch up with them here: