Add a phobia to your characters

Are you fiAre you finding hard to develop interesting characters or NPCs (Non-Player Characters) in your RPG games? Try adding a phobia. Phobias are more common than what you might think; more than 10% of the population has a phobia.

Phobias are a strong, irrational fear that a person has of something, for instance an animal, an object or a situation. Adding a phobia to a specific character can help you to make it more real.

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Throw a d20 and get a phobia for your character:

Dice result (d20)Phobia
1Theophobia: Irrational fear of religion or gods.
2Arachnophobia: Irrational fear of spiders and other arachnids such as scorpions.
3Acrophobia: An extreme or irrational fear or phobia of heights.
4Claustrophobia: Irrational fear of confined spaces.
5Astrophobia: Irrational fear of stars and space.
6Trypanophobia: Fear of sharp objects.
7Ablutophobia: Fear of bathing, cleaning, or washing.
8Anthropophobia: Fear of people.
9Pyrophobia: Irrational fear of fire.
10Thanatophobia: Fear of one’s own death or the process of dying.
11Ophidiophobia: Fear of snakes.
12Agoraphobia: Fear of certain places and situations.
13Scopophobia: Excessive fear of being stared at.
14Achluophobia: causes an intense, irrational and lasting fear of darkness or being in the dark.
15Ornithophobia: Irrational fear of birds.
16Wiccaphobia: Irrational fear of witches and witchcraft.
17Pedophobia: Extreme fear of children.
18Bibliophobia: Intense fear of books.
19Noctiphobia: The fear of night.
20Hydrophobia: Intense fear of water.