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PoisonAlchemist
August 7, 2011
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 11 / 4.636364
NPC Characteristics    NPCs  (Extras)   (Artistic/Performance)

NPCs can be so dry and bland when they come up and you aren't prepared for them. Other NPCs often times only have the stats rolled up and their personalities are neglected. That is where a list of simple characteristics can come in handy and you can stereotype the NPC and at least give them some kind of quirk that defines them a little better. Nobody may remember the innkeeper at that one city, but they may very well remember the innkeeper that picked his nose right before he gave the players their change. Just some little things to define the NPCs and make them more real. Some can be used by players as well to spice up their character a little.

Redgre
June 9, 2011
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Comments: 22
Ideas: 1
Votes: 10 / 4.950000
30 Alchemists    NPCs  (Extras)   (Mystical)

Alchemists are found in many fantasy settings. If used properly, alchemists can add unique flavor to your game. But what is the story of that powerful person standing behind the counter? Why do they sell magic? I have thirty different answers to that question.

Silveressa
December 22, 2010
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
Megan Sharwan    NPCs  (Extras)   (Knowledge/Lore)

"Drinks or info chummer, both cost. One costs cred and the other costs favors. Too much of the former will give you a killer hangover, and too much of the latter might just kill you altogether."

A bartender contact/info broker for the Shadowrun rpg setting, can be easily adapted to any cyberpunk or other high tech campaign.

EchoMirage
October 24, 2010
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.791667
30 Tieflings and the Gifts they bestow    NPCs  (Extras)   (Criminal/Espionage)

For your pleasure and entertainment, here we present, thirty fiendlings seasoned with a whiff of brimstone, teasingly clad in shadow, accompanied by tunes played on pipes of angel-bone; likewise do we tell of the gifts they might bestow upon one in their favor.

So get them before Hell freezes over!

Cheka Man
May 13, 2010
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.000000
30 Army Officers    NPCs  (Extras)   (Combative)

The brave, the hateful, the good and the  nasty-30 officers, for those who like to game in a military style.

Cheka Man
September 9, 2009
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.333333
30 Servants    NPCs  (Extras)   (Domestic/ Craft)

The hard working, the lazy and the indispensible, 30 Servants to look after the myriad needs of your world's nobles.

Pieh
August 14, 2009
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Scruddle MacNare    NPCs  (Extras)   (Criminal/Espionage)

"I pick your fleas, you pick mine. Well, that would be if either of us had fleas. Haha, right?"

Pieh
June 1, 2009
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
Clock-Man    NPCs  (Extras)   (Domestic/ Craft)

"Attention, Flesh-beings! The time is now Sun-High-point-five, towards dark, 180 Units Past. Curfew in 30 Units. You are welcome."

Cheka Man
April 24, 2009
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
30 Gangsters    NPCs  (Extras)   (Criminal/Espionage)

30 gangsters of various types, from the boss to the wannabe, the biker gang member to the despised turncoat, and many more.

Cheka Man
April 5, 2009
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.416667
Yet Another 30 Princesses    NPCs  (Extras)   (Political)

Thirty more princesses, this time with an insect/small creature theme.

angryscotsman93
February 4, 2009
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
Lance-Lieutenant Hailland Vairs    NPCs  (Extras)   (Combative)

30 Guards: 27.) The Conjurer
This guard likes to learn magic in his spare time. Whilst the larger spells are beyond his ability, he knows a surprisingly large number of cantrips, which provide him with amusement or make his life easier. One lets him know if the Captain, Sergeant, or the Snitch are in the area, so that he never gets caught doing anything wrong.

Cheka Man
January 11, 2009
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
30 Slaves    NPCs  (Extras)   (Domestic/ Craft)

Thirty slaves, some of which have hellish lives of toil, others which have a somewhat easier life.

Thewizard63
January 8, 2009
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 5
Votes: 11 / 3.318182
30 Quick NPC Personalities    NPCs  (Extras)   (Travelers)

A list of quick personalities for the many faceless NPCs.

Scrasamax
December 9, 2008
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.000000
Blood Doll    NPCs  (Extras)   (Agricultural)

Look at that, pale as death and she’s got her neck covered, betcha fifty she’s a fang-banger

Bar patron

Scrasamax
September 19, 2008
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.900000
Umo Cinzento    NPCs  (Extras)   (Domestic/ Craft)

I’m gonna be somebody, someday!

Umo Cinzento

Netlander
July 8, 2008
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
The Troubadours    NPCs  (Extras)   (Artistic/Performance)

"Hello, (insert village’s name)! It’s great to be here!"

Netlander
June 28, 2008
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.500000
The Psychic Inn    NPCs  (Extras)   (Mercantile)

What if the innkeeper knew what you wanted before you did?

Cheka Man
May 12, 2008
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 4
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
30 Agents    NPCs  (Extras)   (Criminal/Espionage)

From the shadows sneak thirty secret agents, on the trail of top secret infomation.

Cheka Man
May 4, 2008
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 6
Votes: 11 / 4.136364
30 Lovers    NPCs  (Extras)   (Political)

Thirty Lovers, walking hand in hand in moonlit groves, cuddling, kissing, and doing other, more private, romantic things…

MoonHunter
March 11, 2008
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Comments: 26
Ideas: 22
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
White Rock - A fishing village    NPCs  (Extras)   (Agricultural)

White Rock is a fishing village just off the main coastal road, not too far from a town and a bit farther from a city. Named for the white boulders that are found around these parts, the village is built on a protected cove that has a small set of streams outletting into it. The weather is a bit cold in the winter, but the summers can be quite pleasant. The fishing is fairly good in these waters. It is on its way to becoming a tiny town.

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