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Character Music Taste


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Ahoy all,

I'm sure you've all come across various ways of getting to know your characters a little better and figure out who they are. Quizzed and Q&A and all kinds of test or checks. Well, I came up with another test. In fairness, this is mostly for fun, so don't take it too seriously.

This is about your character's taste in music, and you just answer these three questions:
  1. What does your character play in their headphones?
  2. What does your character want to hear on the dance floor?
  3. What does your character sing in the shower?

For simplicity's sake, disregard limitations such as "there are no headphones in my world" or "my character has only ever heard the chanting of the monks at the temple of the goddess and all other music is outlawed by pain of death." Basically, assume your character is in the real world today, and pick your answers from that.

To get things started, here are two of my characters:

Headphones: 80's hits, synthpop, goth rock
Dance Floor: Whatever's popular - Roy doesn't like to dance
Shower: Power ballads.

Headphones: Punk rock, industrial
Dance Floor: Jungle, EBM, RnB, Rock
Shower: Soul, jazz

Now, let's hear it. What do your characters sing in the shower?
Pete the bard:
headphones- European Folk, Medieval Metal
Dance Floor- Power Metal
shower- Power Metal
headphones- Low Fidelity Hip Hop, Hip Hop Soul
dance floor- Pop Rap, Crunk, Rap Rock
shower- Jazz Rap
Gun Gunbeard:
Emo (because she's emo) and Viking Metal (because she's a dwarf). And nothing else.
mostly Power Metal.
Dark Lord Thomas Pie:
headphones- Death Metal, Gothic Metal, Funk Metal
dance floor- Jazz Rock, Jazz Metal, Disco
showering in the blood of enemies- Disco, Funk Metal, Funk Rock, Dance Rock
This is all subject to change.