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Scrasamax
March 10, 2016
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The Character File    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

A bunker to hold NPCs in the process of having the serial numbers filed off and their programming reset

Maggot
January 23, 2016
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Votes: 4 / 4.000000
White Death    NPCs  (Minor)   (Natural)

A bane to the local fishermen, White Death is determined to rectify the terrible injustice that humanity has inflicted on her people.

Murometz
April 27, 2015
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Votes: 6 / 4.166667
A man becomes a bow, a bow a man.    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mystical)

The bow is a highly intelligent weapon, with memories and plans. The wielder of the bow is a brainless zombie, who is still perfectly capable of wielding the weapon. Together, they're an NPC.

Scrasamax
March 18, 2015
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
30 More Pirates    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

A Revised and improved collection of scallywags, scoundrels, and nautical ne'er do wells.

Silveressa
February 1, 2015
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Votes: 7 / 4.071429
Freya, Assassin    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

Freya is very tall and thin, you would know her if you saw her, for her eyes are shining from within. her face beautifully adorned teeth razor sharp; her clothes of the softest silk and her voice as soft as a harp. She sways her head from side to side, with movements like a snake; And when you think she's half asleep, she's really wide awake!

Scrasamax
February 1, 2015
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Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Artan Keybreaker    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

Dwarven Assassin

Dozus
February 1, 2015
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Votes: 9 / 4.333333
Buluc, death priest of Rope Woman    NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)

Priest of a death goddess

axlerowes
January 29, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Elainuk: Parna's Dark Elf Assassin    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

The dark elf femme fatale Elainuk was the firstborn son of Robert and Lulu Bobblecork. She was born a healthy bouncy baby boy in the shire of Pedstand, which was part of the Cordially Aligned Tetrarchy of Halfling States.

axlerowes
January 5, 2015
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Votes: 1 / 4.000000
The War Field    NPCs  (Minor)   (Agricultural)

Nowadays there is no such animal as a non -combatant

German zeppelin corps commander Peter Strasser explaining that those who provide the materials of war are just as dangerous as those that fight the wars.

An army marches on its stomach.

Napolean Bonaparte

caesar193
June 23, 2014
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Votes: 6 / 3.583333
Derran Thurswrat    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

A soldier who deserted his command.

Kassy
May 23, 2014
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 1 / 2.500000
Constantine Mauro    NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)

Late is the hour, dark the night. Clouds blanket out the moon and stars. A lone figure is seen slipping out of the forest and onto the main road leading into the village, in search of it's doctor.

Longspeak
April 15, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 5.000000
Ellen Lancaster    NPCs  (Minor)   (Artistic/Performance)

Singing Her Own Song: Profiling Ellen Lancaster
--by Jamie Easton, New York Times
Ellen Lancaster is a woman who refuses to be labeled. Eschewing recognition, this powerful Delta seeks fulfillment through helping others find their voice. While her tale might seem one of rags to riches, she sees only a lifetime of riches, many of them far more precious than material wealth.

axlerowes
April 7, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Ysra Fulsven Vineblud (Noblewoman of Parna)    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

The wife of Halldor and rising matriarch of the Vineblud clan.

axlerowes
April 5, 2014
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Votes: 2 / 5.000000
Alya Drussel (Parna's wicked Queen of fashion)    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

A ruthless noble woman of court and the Dragon's head of the chimera.

axlerowes
March 31, 2014
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 5.000000
My Taalkastin Boatman    NPCs  (Minor)   (Natural)

After she ate the middle part of my wife’s body she gestured me out the door. Then she paddled me to the den of the Sage. All the while I stared at her rune marked back, my hand on the hilt of my sword, and I thought of my father and the hens.

axlerowes
March 30, 2014
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Votes: 2 / 4.250000
Igor Smirnosky (King’s Justice and Devotee of the Way of Roarck)    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

An old Devotee of the Way of Roarck and High Official in the Kingdom of Parna

axlerowes
March 30, 2014
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Halldor Vineblud Fulsven (1st Vassal and Devotee of the Way of Roarck)    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

A young Noble and Holy Warrior

axlerowes
March 30, 2014
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Karim Fjorjov (1st Vassal and Devotee of the Way of Roarck)    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

A young Holy Warrior and Noble.

Scrasamax
March 1, 2014
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Votes: 1 / 4.000000
The Cosmetologist    NPCs  (Minor)   (Technical)

In the Cosmic Era, the Cosmetologist is a highly skilled geneticist, and they are consulted on everything from hair remedies to exotic full body alterations.

Longspeak
February 13, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Felicia 'Fever' Cortez    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

"Is it hot in here, or..."

An NPC for Delta Factor (or other Supers) designed using a random roll from the NPC Generator and presented using my Organic NPCs presentation model.

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       By: Raptyr

Nine times out of ten, it’s the undead that do the running.

Not strictly animal or vegetable, the Corpse bud is a peculiar individual that shares characteristics from multiple kingdoms and species. In appearance, all corpse buds bear a shape of a large rounded top bud divided into four lateral segments, and a much longer, narrower bottom bud, also divided into four segments. Between the two halves are a set of four radial limbs, rounded on top and flat on the bottom, covered with tiny serrated hooks facing towards the body. In overall size, it’s limbs reach as wide as a spread hand, with the body being as thick as a fist. It is as long as a human hand from top to bottom.

Internally, the top bud of the corpse bud contains a bacteria filled membrane that produces the hydrogen that the corpse bud uses to stay aloft, and a series of fungal gills for the dispersal of spores for reproduction. The lower half of the bud contains a number of fine filaments, as well as a sharp barbed stinger containing a powerful local anaesthesia.

The Corpse Bud mobilizes by inflating its top bud, and steers by rotating its arms rapidly about its body. The corpse bud ordinarily drifts with the wind, orienting towards the scent of recent decay and death. It preys on the recently dead, burrowing the lower bud into the victim, using the anaesthesia in case the victim is dying, and not truly deceased. Once embedded, it releases its filaments into the body, replacing the current nervous system. This gives it full animation of the body, and allows the corpse bud to direct it.

Corpse buds are not a malevolent species, being primarily concerned with breaking down the host body for food, and infecting the reproductive cycle with spores in order to mate with other corpse-bud bodies. To preserve the corpse for this purpose, Corpse buds will seek out dry locations to prevent bacteria from destroying the corpses. This often causes a large number of corpse buds to gather in a single location.

In culture, Corpse buds are used to repair broken spines or degenerative diseases, as the sentient mind will easily overcome the mind of the non-sentient corpse bud. Once infected by a corpse bud, however, removal is usually fatal, and the infected individual cannot reproduce, or risk infecting another. Thus, it is a technique often reserved for the elderly, or a last resort.

Necromancers and other dark sorcerers will often preserve the corpses of their victims magically, and infect them with corpse buds, creating traditional undead as well, so as to seed their lairs with undead both offensive and non, in order to throw their enemies off balance. They will also enslave the rudimentary minds of the corpse buds, and transform the docile things into a plague. There have also been accounts of magically transformed corpse buds with stronger minds and a taste for living flesh, but thus far all accounts are unproven rumors.

Ideas  ( Lifeforms ) | October 12, 2011 | View | UpVote 3xp


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