For characters under the age of 13 who only get a few of the elements.

Cards count: 6
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Created: 2021-10-10 by user bungoustraypups
taro card King of Cups
King of Cups
taro card Queen of Pentacles
Queen of Pentacles
taro card Eight of Swords
Eight of Swords
taro card King of Pentacles
King of Pentacles
taro card Two of Pentacles
Two of Pentacles
taro card Justice
Justice
taro card Knight of Cups
Knight of Cups
taro card Page of Cups
Page of Cups
taro card Empress
Empress
taro card Ace of Cups
Ace of Cups
taro card Eight of Wands
Eight of Wands
taro card Ten of Cups
Ten of Cups
taro card Three of Pentacles
Three of Pentacles
taro card Queen of Swords
Queen of Swords
taro card Eight of Cups
Eight of Cups
taro card Lovers
Lovers
taro card Hierophant
Hierophant
taro card Fool
Fool
taro card World
World
taro card Magician
Magician
taro card Sun
Sun
taro card Judgement
Judgement
taro card Three of Swords
Three of Swords
taro card Nine of Pentacles
Nine of Pentacles
taro card Star
Star
taro card Eight of Pentacles
Eight of Pentacles
taro card Five of Swords
Five of Swords
taro card Knight of Swords
Knight of Swords
taro card Three of Wands
Three of Wands
taro card Two of Wands
Two of Wands
taro card Two of Cups
Two of Cups
taro card Six of Wands
Six of Wands
taro card Queen of Cups
Queen of Cups
taro card Ace of Wands
Ace of Wands
taro card Moon
Moon
taro card Four of Cups
Four of Cups
taro card Six of Cups
Six of Cups
taro card Ten of Pentacles
Ten of Pentacles
taro card Devil
Devil
taro card Nine of Wands
Nine of Wands
taro card Nine of Swords
Nine of Swords
taro card Tower
Tower
taro card Six of Swords
Six of Swords
taro card Seven of Wands
Seven of Wands
taro card Five of Wands
Five of Wands
taro card Knight of Wands
Knight of Wands
taro card King of Swords
King of Swords
taro card Hanged Man
Hanged Man
taro card Emperor
Emperor
taro card Four of Swords
Four of Swords
taro card King of Wands
King of Wands
taro card Death
Death
taro card Wheel of Fortune
Wheel of Fortune
taro card Chariot
Chariot
taro card Page of Pentacles
Page of Pentacles
taro card Strength
Strength
taro card Ace of Pentacles
Ace of Pentacles
taro card High Priestess
High Priestess
taro card Seven of Swords
Seven of Swords
taro card Ace of Swords
Ace of Swords
taro card Five of Cups
Five of Cups
taro card Ten of Wands
Ten of Wands
taro card Nine of Cups
Nine of Cups
taro card Seven of Pentacles
Seven of Pentacles
taro card Queen of Wands
Queen of Wands
taro card Page of Wands
Page of Wands
taro card Temperance
Temperance
taro card Four of Wands
Four of Wands
taro card Seven of Cups
Seven of Cups
taro card Ten of Swords
Ten of Swords
taro card Six of Pentacles
Six of Pentacles
taro card Page of Swords
Page of Swords
taro card Two of Swords
Two of Swords
taro card Hermit
Hermit
taro card Five of Pentacles
Five of Pentacles
taro card Three of Cups
Three of Cups
taro card Knight of Pentacles
Knight of Pentacles
taro card Four of Pentacles
Four of Pentacles
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Very similar custom tarot spreads

So here is a spread that gives you the basic outline for a backstory. One of the areas has to do with a professional life. If you’re dealing with a young character who might not have experienced a professional life, this can be interchanged with a social life, education, etc. Likewise, if you’re dealing with an older character and you want to include a social and/or education experience, all you have to do is add rows to the spread.
Cards count: 16
Cards:
1) Family Life;
2) Difficulties in family life;
3) Success in overcoming the difficulties in family life;
4) How does family life affect their plot;
5) Romantic Life;
6) Difficulties in romantic life;
7) Success in overcoming the difficulties in romantic life;
8) How does romantic life affect their plot;
9) Social Life;
10) Difficulties in social life;
11) Success in overcoming the difficulties in social life;
12) How does social life affect their plot;
13) Ideology that carries on into the story;
14) Challenge/difficulty to the ideology;
15) How they react to the ideology being challenged;
16) How the ideology and events around it affect the plot.
"I didn’t see any of these, so I guessed I should make one! The cards can be drawn at random or you can meditate on them, you an draw as many cards for position as you want, you can use any kind of cards, runes, stones, crystals, whatever you want. This serves more as an inspiration than anything else."
Cards count: 21
Cards:
1) Character Traits: Literally what it says. Draw as many cards as you want. You can select them yourself, if you want. Here, the traits can go from physical appearence, to personality, to behavior, to all of them.;
2) Background: What happened to the character before the story began What’s their history? And most importantly: was parts of their past is still haunting them today?;
3) Mental: What is the character’s mental state? You can draw one card for how they are at the begining and another one for how they are at the end, or draw multiple cards.;
4) Emotional: Same, but with their emotional state.;
5) Psychological: This can be a little more tricky if you don’t know lots about psychology, but some research will do.;
6) Character Arc: What is the Character’s Arc? What is it about? What do they go through? What do they learn? How do they change? More detail in the following cards.;
7) Beginning: Strongly linked to their Backstory. How are they at the beginning of the story? How is their life? How does their world work?;
8) Journey: What makes them start their journey? How does it go? Is it freeing? Is it painful? Do they chose to start their journey, or are they thrown into it by the circumstances? What do they learn? How does it take them to the Ending?;
9) Ending: After the journey, what are they like in the end? What has changed them? How dod they change? Do they feel better than they did in the beginig? Or worse? Or somewhere in between?;
10) Philosophy: This is very complex, so you should probably draw many cards. Like, at least three cards for each stage the character is in (Begining, Journey, Ending). This refers to the way they see the world, the way they think. What they think is fair, what they think is right, how they see themselves in relationship to the world, etc.;
11) Want: What does the character want? Will that REALLY make them happy? What are they going to do to achieve it?;
12) Need: What does the character actually need? Do they want it too, or does it repulse them? How do they realize this is what they really need?;
13) Lie: What is the lie that the character believes? What is keeping them back from being happy?;
14) Truth: What truth does the character need to learn? What do they need to be happy? Do they get it in the end? It is Pretty? Is it Ugly?;
15) Inner Conflict: What’s the character’s inner conflict about? What torments them?;
16) Goal: What is the character’s goal through the story?;
17) Obstacle(s): What is stopping them from achieving said goal?;
18) Hopes: What are the character’s hopes? What are the character’s fears?;
19) Strength: What are the character’s strong traits? What are they good at?;
20) Weaknesses: What does your character fail to do? Do they overcome their weaknesses? Do they (learn to) accept them? How do they feel about them?;
21) Inspiration: A random card(s) you can draw to get inspired, for anything you need..
"This is tarot spread that I've designed for randomly creating characters for use in roleplaying games and possibly other forms of storytelling as well." Mentioned in source section.
Cards count: 7
Cards:
1) Concept: the character's basic position in their story.;
2) Impulse: the character's wants/needs/etc.;
3) Ideal: the character's beliefs/goals/etc.;
4) The Past: how their saga began.;
5) The Interim: what happened to bring them from the past to the present.;
6) The Present: what is currently happening.;
7) The Future: what is likely to happen in the future..