A good high concept should define the setting your character is part of, as well as the circumstances that bring them into the the world of Into The Shadows. This aspect will give you quirks, grant you skills, a reason for being, and sometimes complicate your character’s life. It is up the GM to approve the available options and aspects to make their game work they way they intend.
For you high concept, finish this sentence:
I am a [Adjective] [Vocation] who(se) [Character Twist].
I am an Extrovert Researcher who Found a Hidden Magic Book
I am a High Society Archeologist whose Partner Went Missing
I am an Obsessed Alienist who has Terrible Nightmares from Beyond
For help thinking on your high concept or to generate a character quickly, use the following chart as reference. For Quick Gen Characters, Roll on this chart, once for each column (Adjectives, Vocations and Twists)
|4||High Society||Criminal > Cat Burglar||Uncovered an ancient book|
|3||Arrogant||Faithful > Priest||Inherited a mysterious gem|
|2||Obsessed||Fighter > Soldier||Has terrible nightmares from beyond|
|1||Extrovert||Academic > Professor||Attacked by something indescribable|
|0||Curious||Academic > Student||Feels things aren’t as they seem|
|-1||Introvert||Academic > Clinical Psychologist||Accidentally interrupted a dangerous cult|
|-2||Absentminded||Fighter > Brawler||Partner went missing|
|-3||Selfless||Faithful > Cultist||Uncovered a dark family secret|
|-4||Bankrupt||Criminal > Grifter||Discovered a cursed book of magic|