a gas station at night

Scene Generator

Scenes
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Scene Generator:

Random actors and activities, with my compliments.

a gas station at night

The scene generator creates random actors (contexts, people, and objects) and activities for a wide range of uses.

The Setting

busy train station

Get your tickets! The train station is busy during rush hour.

Location
A Train Station in Washington D.C.
Size: Context
A large station
Non-User Actors
People who are homeless, pigeons
Available Resources
No cell signal
Time
Rush! Your train is leaving.
Interconnections
Rush hour means more people are in the station than usual—prevents leisurely meals
Hierarchy
Storms are coming in and everyone is worried about getting stuck.
Social Norms
Show your ticket. Wait till people get off the train before you get on. No eye contact.

Character Description

Random aspects served up to create a random persona.

Self Characteristics

Age 21 years old

21 years old

Characteristic
Sex male

male

Characteristic
Race Hispanic/Latino

Hispanic/Latino

Characteristic
Gender Identity transgender

transgender

Characteristic
Size: People 6′ 3″ (1.9 meters) Tall

6′ 3″ (1.9 meters) Tall

Characteristic

Relational Characteristics

Sexual Orientation heterosexual

heterosexual

Characteristic
Relationships single mother

single mother

Characteristic
only child

only child

Characteristic
Knowledge Taxi driver-level Street knowledge

Taxi driver-level Street knowledge

Characteristic

Character Behavior

Habits Checks phone every time there’s a notification

Checks phone every time there’s a notification

Behavior
Vaping

Vaping

Behavior
Movements drives fast

drives fast

Behavior
Personality helpful

helpful

Behavior

Experience-Level Character Details

Attention distracted

distracted

Bifocals
Attitude believes they can do it well

believes they can do it well

Bifocals
Subjective Norm Lover does not approve

Lover does not approve

Bifocals
Abilities Fifth grade reading level

Fifth grade reading level

Bifocals
Intention very determined

very determined

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Role leader

leader

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Sensations Sore throat

Sore throat

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Mood Worried

Worried

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Language uses slang terms

uses slang terms

Bifocals
Culture Disneyphile

Disneyphile

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Values Christian

Christian

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Self-Concept Victimized

Victimized

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Worldview Life‘s a bitch and then you die

Life‘s a bitch and then you die

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Do This Activity

Activity
Ride the elevator downstairs.
Go here
In the elevator lobby
Actors
Characteristics
Behavior
Theme
Bifocals
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Context

Characteristics

Location Laws Size: Context Non-User Actors Available Resources

Behavior

Climate Sensory
Context: Setting
Time
Interconnections Hierarchy
Social Norms
People: Self

Self Characteristics

Age Sex Race Gender Identity Size: People Condition

Self Behavior

Habits Movements
People: Meaning-Making

Bifocals

Language

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Culture Values

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Self-Concept Worldview
People: Relational

Relational Characteristics

Sexual Orientation Relationships Social Class Knowledge

Relational Behavior

Personality
People: Storytelling

Bifocals

Attention Attitude Subjective Norm Abilities

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Intention Role

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Sensations Mood
Object

Characteristics

Style Material Size: Object

Behavior

State Operation
Object: Interaction
Purpose Accessibility Usefulness Usability
Affordances
Meaning

Sources

References and sources that support the inclusion of this Aspects of Experiences for Design component.