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Video Article: How To Avoid Cliched PCs
When building a new PC, your first choice is not always the right one. It’s easy to go with the first concept the setting makes you think of - but that’s a good way to make a generic (or genre-ic) character. Generic characters can in turn cheat you out of some of the best roleplaying richness the setting has to offer. The Guardians of the Galaxy characters are a different story, however.