NPC tagged posts

NPC – Bombur Buhrodar, Male Dwarf Wiz 7

Bombur Buhrodar, Male Dwarf Wiz 7: Medium Humanoid (3 ft. 3 in. tall); HD7d4+7; hp 26; Init +2 (Dex); Spd 30 ft.; AC 17 (+4 from bracers of armor, +1 from Shield of Faith Spell, +2 Dex); Atks +4 melee (1d6+0; crit x2, quarterstaff), or +2 ranged (1d6+0; crit x2, throwing Axe); AL LE; Fort +6, Ref +5, Will +7; Str 8 (-1), Dex 14 (+2), Con 12 (+1), Int 15 (+2), Wis 13 (+1), Cha 9 (-1);
Skills: (40 SP) Knowledge (Arcana) +12, Knowledge (Geography) +12, Knowledge (Local) +12, Profession (acrobat) +11.
Languages: Common, Dwarven, Giant, Gnome.
Feats: Brew Potion, Empower Spell, Silent Spell, Still Spell.
(Note: The feats are not included in the above calculations, as with Alertness, Iron Will, or Weapon Focus.)
Starting Feats: Scribe Scroll, Simple Weapon Proficiency.
SA: 2 Bonus Feats, Cast Ar...

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NPC Quirks

Quirks are handy to make your NPC’s more memorable and believable. Here are 20 to get you started

  1. is stooped and moves slowly due to a bad back
  2. paranoid with extremely wide eyes
  3. likes to play games
  4. gets angered by strange things
  5. blows their nose into their hand and then shakes it clean
  6. has trouble hearing
  7. shakes fist in the air often
  8. interrupts themselves
  9. is extroverted to the point of embarrassing their companions
  10. talks too loudly
  11. attracts birds that may land or sit on them when outside
  12. gets angered by strange things
  13. always plugs their favorite politician (or guild, royal family-member, etc.)
  14. close talker
  15. forgets what they are saying
  16. vegetarian
  17. looks boldly at people, with tight lips and narrowed eyes
  18. wears a ring on every finger
  19. boasts about their sexual exploits (real or imagined)
  20. b...
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NPC Secrets

Need a secret for your NPC? Roll a d20 and discover what they are hiding from your players

  1. likes to torture small animals
  2. is dying of old age but concealing the fact with illusions
  3. knows the best fishing hole in the area
  4. wakes up each morning with blood under their nails but no wounds
  5. is bald and wears a wig
  6. is the local homeless drunkard,but the ever-present bottle in the brown paper bag actually holds water
  7. enjoys a great reputation for some martial deed in the past, but it is a fabrication and they are actually cowardly
  8. is suffering a crisis of faith
  9. is on the brink of bankruptcy
  10. is the spouse, sibling, or offspring of one of pc’s victims
  11. wears a sword and talks tough,but has no idea how fight
  12. is a gambling addict and is stealing money from their work to cover their debts
  13. is suffering ...
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Dev Blog #0 An intro

Dice for various games, especially for rolepla...


The main purpose of this blog is to help chart the progress of designing a game world, from concept, to writing,to editing and formating. Plus everything else along the path to publication. Hopefully there will be at least 1 or 2 dev blog posts a week, maybe more if time allows.

However, a warning now – I have family members who are seriously ill and they take priority in my life. Real Life rarely allows all of our plans to work out 100% they way we want. Plus those pesky jobs that help pay the bills.

To help fill the gaps there will be other articles and items along the way, such as NPC’s, items,plot lines, deitys etc. Each of these should be featured in the game world at some point...

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