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hylandpad
September 25, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
The Unhinged Prince    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Political)

"You'll have to excuse Frederic... he hasn't been the same after... well, you remember."

-Subrhone Malfes Sternbrugge, Custodian of Prince Fredric van Heinhelm.

hylandpad
September 21, 2011
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.333333
Orbitally Deployed Recon and Sabotage Drone (OD-RSD)    NPCs  (Extras)   (Combative)

"If the OD-RSDs were here already, the facility would have gone up in smoke a long time ago..."

BOOM! 

hylandpad
September 18, 2011
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
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Variable Deployment Tactical Drop-Drone (VD-TD)    NPCs  (Extras)   (Combative)

"This is Skybase Alpha-One broadcasting to Skybase Alpha-Two through Six. Seventeen point zero VD-TD Drop Ships inbound towards Korolis Sector, Quadrant Two. ETA approximate - 0030 hours. Recalibrating Ground Ordinance to avoid excess Friendly Fire. Reaffirming aerial perimeters and air supremacy..."

Magus of the Citadel
September 2, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Oka    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Mercantile)

28- Captain’s Wench
This is an upscale dockside working girl (oxymoron?). She will only "be with" a Captain or Officer. She is prettier, cleaner, and more refined than what one would expect. She is more of an escort, making the captain buy her drinks and food (as well as others). She actually works for the house to promote people to spend.

PoisonAlchemist
August 28, 2011
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 2 / 4.750000
Amanita    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

Pirate captain of the legendary Red Dawn, Amanita lives to strike fear into the hearts of others. Her S&M cult and smuggling operations often hide behind the guise of bakeries, but there is a reason for all that a person does.

PoisonAlchemist
August 7, 2011
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 4.500000
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.

Ted
July 27, 2011
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Chadrak    NPCs  (Campaign)   (Combative)

The creature known as Chadrak has kept his century long vigil over the dessicated tomb dedicated to the heroes of a war long past. What stories can this monster tell?

Raptyr
July 6, 2011
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.250000
Ram, the Dread Castle Incarnadine.    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

Welcome to my humble home. Feel free to stay as long as you like, if you remain at all. Do be warned, though, the place is a bit... unstable...

Redgre
June 9, 2011
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Comments: 21
Ideas: 1
Votes: 9 / 4.944444
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.

Scrasamax
May 4, 2011
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 5.000000
Romero Coultier    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

She left me, I couldn't deal with it. I sat there with the barrel of the gun in my mouth for a long time before I pulled the trigger.

(Graphic Warning: Not for delicate eyes)

Ted
May 1, 2011
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Comments: 8
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.

Scrasamax
April 20, 2011
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 3
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Arrkek    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

My father is slain. His house is broken. His sword is shattered, and his axe has been rent apart. But his blood lives on.

Ted
April 20, 2011
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.785714
Parietal    NPCs  (Minor)   (Knowledge/Lore)

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

Scrasamax
April 19, 2011
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.833333
The Black Reaver    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

I once sought vengeance, I have since been consumed by vengeance and that is that is left of who I was

Cheka Man
March 10, 2011
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.500000
Princess Emma Montor    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Political)

To look at her she's five years old, and to her anger, she has been stuck at the age of five for the last forty-six years, unable to rule as Queen and doomed to a life of doll houses, dolls and cute girly toys and clothes, even though her mind is that of an adult woman.

Redgre
February 17, 2011
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.000000
Brawendyrnikal Aarylonius Miquelle    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mystical)

 

A mostly fleshed out 'wizard' character for your fantasy adventure.

Note from the Author: I originally created this background for a PC. You might find this background a little generic, but I found it sufficient to inspire complications from the GM's seat. This submission was heavily influenced by Harry Potter. If that hasn't sent you packing, enjoy.

EchoMirage
January 1, 2011
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.833333
The Keeper of Dark Dreaming    NPCs  (Campaign)   (Mystical)

Once one of their number, the eternal outcast wishes to take from the Elves what they hold dearest - their dreams, their past, their future.

Ramhir
December 30, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.000000
Humanchild, the Waif from Fae    NPCs  (Minor)   (Artistic/Performance)

 

"Ladies and Gentlemen, Humanchild, the Waif from Fae, here to tell you your future!"
 
 "How come she ain't got no clothes on?"
 
"She was lost in Faerie and had to fend for herself for many years. No clothing shops in Faerie! We all know that eating Faerie food does strange things to you. For her, she became psychic, but only while she had no clothes on. If she dresses, she loses her psychic abilities, it's like she went blind and deaf!
 
 "So, who wants to know your future? Just one silver piece to know how your endeavors will turn out!"
MysticMoon
December 29, 2010
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
Chiros: Savage Messiah    NPCs  (Major)   (Religious)

His faithful will devour the world

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.

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       By: MoonHunter

Magic should have side effects, both expected and unexpected - fortuitous and deplorable. Expected side effects add anticipation, while unexpected ones increase the drama of the scene. The result can be comedic or dire, it dpends on which circumstances work best for your game.

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