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dustyjohnson
June 20, 2013
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Votes: 5 / 4.300000
Drake Humblestaff    NPCs  (Campaign)   (Knowledge/Lore)

"Uncle Humblestaff?" the young hero responded. "Of course I know the man. Wouldn't have had a chance at the academy without a word from him. He's the big guy over there, surrounded by all those adventurers."

Kid Cannibal
February 18, 2013
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Votes: 5 / 3.600000
Griven Smartstaff, Scholar of Small Proportions    NPCs  (Minor)   (Knowledge/Lore)

  The gnome hefts the giant tome situated on his back and then pushes his round spectacles up his protruding nose. He rubs the tip of his nose, knowing that he should really stop studying with his face so close to the books. The skin would sometimes rub off the tip during long hours of recording and study. Specks were  moving on down the road, and he produces a spyglass from a loop on his hip. Through the lens, he spots a group of adventurers. He grins from ear-to-ear and gives a hoot, almost losing his balance due to the weight of the book on his back.

   "These fellows look like they have purpose! It's time to find out what they're up to!"

chaoticwaffle
December 10, 2012
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
Alzim    NPCs  (Major)   (Knowledge/Lore)

"Alzim, now that's a name! Leader of the Alten Mercenary Corps, master tactician, ex-general of the Cadmury Kingdom's forces, slayer of entire brigades, or perhaps most notable is he is a master Weilder. Sadly many of the young do not remember him."

Old man at the local pub

Shadoweagle
November 21, 2012
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.333333
Ilken Lillett    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Those who turn from the light and find themselves entranced by the lure of necromantic power would heed well the tale of Ilken Lillett; A testament to the sacrifices which must be made to attain such power.

Scrasamax
October 22, 2012
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
30 Fixers    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Knowledge/Lore)

You need a job, you need to find someone or something, or you need to lay low or need to sell something, you need a good fixer.

Scrasamax
July 15, 2012
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
M12    NPCs  (Major)   (Knowledge/Lore)

M12 denotes the twelve supercomputer artificial intelligences that operate the 4th generation internet

Scrasamax
April 27, 2012
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.833333
Laj the Hollow Judge    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Knowledge/Lore)

A spirit of judgement and punishment

Ted
May 1, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 2.750000
Lydecker Cain, The Universe That Was    NPCs  (Campaign)   (Knowledge/Lore)

The only remnant of the Shattering, Lydecker Cain found himself the solitary survivor of a universe that was no more than shards of glass.

Ted
April 20, 2011
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Parietal    NPCs  (Minor)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Found in the ruins of a battle long commenced, Parietal is sure to leave players flabbergasted.

Silveressa
December 22, 2010
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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.

Pieh
July 29, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
The Crystal Scholar    NPCs  (Minor)   (Knowledge/Lore)

The Crystal Scholar is a feminine Quasi-Soul with a passion for knowledge.

Age of Fable
April 30, 2010
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 2.500000
Teleleli: Forewords by the Authors    NPCs  (Minor)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Forewords to the supplement I'm working on: Teleleli. Or, The City Never Dies; It Just Smells That Way.

angryscotsman93
May 5, 2009
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
Charles Blackridge-The Dreamer    NPCs  (Campaign)   (Knowledge/Lore)

"Have you ever felt like there’s a world just beyond ours? Some sort of strange dimension, a light dancing just beyond our fingertips? Well, I’ve touched that ‘sacred’ world, and I know its true face."

Pieh
April 8, 2009
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.250000
Wakazashi the Ooze Hunter    NPCs  (Minor)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Your Ultimate Source for all your Ooze Problems!

Silveressa
December 21, 2008
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.200000
Master Kenji , disiple of a million masters    NPCs  (Minor)   (Knowledge/Lore)

"To truly be wise, one must learn from all life."

(A sage and wise man for any oriental fantasy or modern day campaign)

Elbin
November 26, 2008
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.500000
Mnogos, the historian of spirits    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Knowledge/Lore)

A traveling scholar, digging up the roots of totemos that he encounters.

CaptainPenguin
July 29, 2008
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
Muggar the White Despiser    NPCs  (Major)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Within a palace that is also a prison, Muggar the White Despiser wages war against the light, seeking to make all mortals his slaves.

Scrasamax
May 10, 2008
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.312500
Lord Pavisfacio    NPCs  (Major)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Ever collecting books, knick-knacks, gewgaws and endless heaps of strange oddments and tidbits

Ouroboros
January 3, 2008
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.600000
Artemius Coil, Physician    NPCs  (Minor)   (Knowledge/Lore)

An unsavoury character, yet immensely useful to know if you are in need of urgent medical attention, but want to avoid the eyes of the authorities….

CaptainPenguin
December 2, 2007
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.666667
Aher Wolfhound    NPCs  (Minor)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Aher Wolfhound, called Wolfhound The Historian, a man crushed by the weight of the world’s cruelty

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Quool's Tide

       By: Murometz

Once every decade on the eve of St. Poskov's Day during mid-winter, the coastal city of Tiyabon experiences a horrific event. Quool's Tide rolls in, depositing hundreds of bloated, fish-eaten corpses upon the pebbly shores of Tiyabon's wide bay. This singularity is to this day unexplained, though countless theories abound. It is said for example, that these corpses are not eaten by the myriad fish of the seas completely, due to the fear all creatures of the seas hold for Quool.

Named for Quool, a terrible, antediluvian god of seas and storms, who no longer exists for he has no worshipers, the Tide chokes the beaches and surf with the countless rotting bodies of those who had perished at sea in a violent way.

Almost immediately, the lifeless corpses are fed upon by crabs, gulls, and worse things that await the horrid feast. The townsfolk let nature take it course with disinterested disgust, though lately some enterprising adventurers have taken to searching along the beaches of flesh for former deceased companions, with intentions of raising them again!

Surprisingly no undead ever rise from among the many corpses. This is also a mystery.

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