The G.I. JOE Roleplaying Game Expanded Character Journal is a resource that helps players fully customize and develop their individual character. The journals feature not only expanded characters sheets, but much, much more. The majority of the journals are rich with prompts and writing hooks to assist in creating your version of the perfect character!
The journal opens to a table of contents that directs players to the wide-ranging character development resources that are housed within. We’ll break down each of the main sections to give a more in-depth preview of what’s inside!
The first four pages feature expanded character sheets for your G.I. JOE character. In addition to typical character stats housing, these expanded sheets provides a place for every fine detail that makes your character unique.
The following section contains a place to house one of the most critical elements of any character - their backstory. The pages included in this section feature various writing hooks that aim to assist in crafting high quality backstory elements that serve to enrich gameplay.
The following sections of the journal feature character development options to significantly expand upon just who your character is. You'll find writing hooks to develop meaningful personality traits, impactful life experiences, and quality character hang-ups!
The next section features plenty of room to hold information about your character's unique perks! Perks are one of the most character defining features that you will select in the G.I. JOE Roleplaying Game, so a specific place to feature them within your journal is only fitting!
The following section of the journal features a series of pages to take valuable notes on your home, as well as different contacts, allies, enemies, family, and friends. This will be an essential portion of your journal that you are sure to reference time and again as you encounter numerous friends and foes throughout your adventures!
Those of us who have played RPGs in the past can likely remember a single moment that changed our character in a profound way; and those who are new to RPGs are sure to soon discover that memorable experience.
The following two-page section, “A Major Turning Point…” is designed to immortalize that fateful moment onto the pages of your journal.
The journal also includes an equipment page where you can keep track of and describe all the equipment and gear that you acquire throughout your adventures, as well as a section to describe what it looks like!
The gear and special equipment that a G.I. Joe enters into battle with says a lot about who they are, but what may say even more, is what vehicle they choose to take with them into the fray. The next two pages of your journal include a place to describe your character's steel steed of choice!
The next section of the journal provides four pages to record specific information on how your character perceives each of your fellow team members. This is a great way to really get inside the head of your character and improve your immersion!
The following two pages feature a place to hold information your base of operations! A crucial and highly secretive component of your character and team. Joe intelligence suggests inputting this information in some form of code, only decipherable by fellow G.I. Joes, incase your journal were to fall into the hands of Cobra...
If you thought that was all, we are just hitting the halfway point! The remaining 40 pages consist of designated space for taking notes during your sessions. This way, you can have all of your notes from session one through the campaign finale in a single, easy to reference place.
We can’t wait to see this incredible RPG accessory in your hands, and to hear about the fantastical characters you develop with the tools the journals provide!