Get to know the game
At the very least, download and read the the previews of Houses of the Blooded and Blood & Tears from the Houses of the Blooded site. It will give you the background to the game and how it differs from anything you’ve played to date.
While running Blood & Tears events, we’ve noticed that people are initially reluctant to read the source material, but they devour it after only one session. Vrentae consumes them, so get a head start and discover what it’s all about.
Find a concept
After reading the background, decide on the type of character you want to play.
Some ideas include:
- A cocky young duelist
- A secretive Master of Flowers that deals in small vials of murder
- An opera composer/singer
- An ambitious Senator-to-be
- The attractive socialite that has the court wrapped around their finger
The ideas are endless; discover and build your own.