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    That being said...

    What's your alignment?

    Odds are that if you are familiar with things like role-playing then you might very well be familiar with the nine alignment system. The nine alignment system is the general moral and ethical views of a character or person, and is formed of two words that can be split into three ethical categories; lawful, neutral, chaotic, and three moral categories; good, neutral, evil.

    I thought it would be pretty interesting for users to highlight our own outlooks and alignments in real life, so I decided to make this thread a place for discussing our own views and alignments, as well as things related to the alignment system generally.

    If you do not already know your alignment , then you can just click the link here and take a quiz which will place you on an alignment position based on your answers to its questions.

    Additionally, I am also interested in seeing the reasons why we tend to lean towards certain alignments, and what we believe our alignments to mean. Feel free to go beyond simply stating your alignment and commenting and discussing the topic as well.




    I fall under the alignment of Lawful Neutral.

    "A lawful neutral character acts as law, tradition, or a personal code directs her. Order and organization are paramount to her. She may believe in personal order and live by a code or standard, or she may believe in order for all and favor a strong, organized government. The common phrase for lawful neutral is "true lawful." Lawful neutral is the best alignment you can be because it means you are reliable and honorable without being a zealot."

    --excerpted from the Player’s Handbook, Chapter 6

    This means, to me, that maintaining order, and the rule of law, as well as maintaining a strict adherence of the law, is placed at the forefront of my outlook. Things such as the moral good or evil are less of the foremost concern, and, in terms of morals and ethics, I tend to be driven more by my system of belief than by deciding certain things are good or bad. It means that the law is universally applied to all people, and that no one in any position is to be able to avoid the consequences of violating the law, regardless of they do so for good or evil intentions, although this does not mean that there cannot be reward for honourable actions along with said punishment.

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    Re: What's your alignment?

    I tend to be true neutral, or neutral good.
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    Re: What's your alignment?

    Chaotic Neutral

    A chaotic neutral character follows his whims. He is an individualist first and last. He values his own liberty but doesn’t strive to protect others’ freedom. He avoids authority, resents restrictions, and challenges traditions. The chaotic neutral character does not intentionally disrupt organizations as part of a campaign of anarchy. To do so, he would have to be motivated either by good (and a desire to liberate others) or evil (and a desire to make those different from himself suffer). The common phrase for chaotic neutral is "true chaotic." Remember that the chaotic neutral character may be unpredictable, but his behavior is not totally random. He is not as likely to jump off a bridge as to cross it. Chaotic neutral is the best alignment you can be because it represents true freedom both from society’s restrictions and from a do-gooder’s zeal.

    --excerpted from the Player’s Handbook, Chapter 6

    I occasionally get chaotic good on these tests, but most of the time it's chaotic neutral.

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    Re: What's your alignment?

    If we take NWN2 as a guide, I start at True Neutral and end up as Lawful Good by the end.

    Edit: The only way I'll accept the title Lawful Good is if we operate on Augustine's principle of

    "An unjust law is no law at all."
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    Re: What's your alignment?

    I would call myself chaotic good, but according to the little quiz, it's neutral good.

    I'd say depends on the day.
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    Re: What's your alignment?

    It says I'm Lawful Neutral... I guess it's good. Well, maybe it depends on the case.

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    A lawful neutral character acts as law, tradition, or a personal code directs her. Order and organization are paramount to her. She may believe in personal order and live by a code or standard, or she may believe in order for all and favor a strong, organized government. The common phrase for lawful neutral is "true lawful." Lawful neutral is the best alignment you can be because it means you are reliable and honorable without being a zealot.
    --excerpted from the Player’s Handbook, Chapter 6
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    Re: What's your alignment?

    Based on your answers to the quiz, your character’s most likely alignment is Neutral Good.

    Neutral Good

    A neutral good character does the best that a good person can do. He is devoted to helping others. He works with kings and magistrates but does not feel beholden to them. The common phrase for neutral good is "true good." Neutral good is the best alignment you can be because it means doing what is good without bias toward or against order.

    --excerpted from the Player’s Handbook, Chapter 6


    It makes sense with me, but I always figured myself caught somewhere between chaotic good and true neutral....there is always order within the chaos.

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    Re: What's your alignment?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gleb View Post
    It says I'm Lawful Neutral... I guess it's good. Well, maybe it depends on the case.
    Lawful Neutrals unite! Let us bring a new era of strict law, order and organisation!

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    Re: What's your alignment?

    Quote Originally Posted by LunarHarvest View Post
    Lawful Neutrals unite! Let us bring a new era of strict law, order and organisation!
    Agreed. *Summons cats to watch over the area*
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    Re: What's your alignment?

    Ah yes Lawful good,.....

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