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[PDF] Quick Generator Antagonist Concept – Sci-Fi and Modern

Quick Generator Antagonist Concept – Sci-Fi and Modern

When running a game or coming up with content for a story, you can sometimes be stuck for ideas and need inspiration quickly. The Quick Generator series is designed to help with that. At a maximum of two tables, you can come up with your required concept, suggestion or idea in a very small number of dice rolls.

This particular QG is about coming up with a concept for your antagonist. An antagonist is defined as “a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something; an adversary.”. This doesn’t necessarily mean they are evil or a true “villain” but your players and characters might see them that way. This version covers those you might find in a sci-fi or modern setting.

2 x d100 tables give you 10,000 possibl...

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[PDF] Empire Builder – Fortifications

Empire Builder Fortifications

Populate and protect your empire with fortifications

You finally have your empire, or “acquired” one. You now have to deal with pesky bandits or those who seek to usurp your rule. You may encounter a fortification of some kind on your adventures, or you may even be the one that is doing the invading on behalf of your Queen!

Whatever the reasons for finding one, a fortification covers a few things, from castles to defensive walls and more. This publication gives you the basic details of the fortification, a starting point from which to build and customise for your own world.

Disclaimer – This publication gives you the outline for a fortification. The exact layout and look will need to be decided by you, although a rough guide is given to help you.

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[PDF] Assorted Slang and Terminology 6 – Cyberpunk

Assorted Slang and Terminology 6 – Cyberpunk

According to Wikipedia, Cyberpunk is defined as “… a subgenre of science fiction in a futuristic setting that tends to focus on a “combination of lowlife and high tech” featuring advanced technological and scientific achievements, such as artificial intelligence and cybernetics, juxtaposed with a degree of breakdown or radical change in the social order.”

This volume of ASAT gives you a collection of terms and slang to help flesh out your worlds and stories within a genre, in this case cyberpunk.

As well as various ‘punk terms, some computing and corporate terms are thrown is as well, to add to the immersion.

Disclaimer/Note from the Author – This pdf is not meant to be an “end-all” document, more a starting point for your own research...

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[PDF] – dungeon Feature Volume 8 Traps

Dungeon Feature – Traps

Traps. They are the bane of many a treasure seeker and explorer of ruins alike. They range from the humble, yet classic, pit trap, to the arcane enchanted one that messes with the nature of time itself, to everything else in between.

They serve multiple purposes from stopping would be thieves from making off with a valuable object to being a source of entertainment for a bored beast.

Whatever the reason, knowing more details about the trap will help you describe it.

Disclaimer: Although this series is called “Dungeon Feature”, anything within them can be used in other locations, such as houses, monster dens and even outside if appropriate.

Inside you’ll find tables to help with various aspect of traps:

Area – type
Area Size
Damage type
Difficulty/Lethality
Effec...

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[PDF] – Empire Builder – Thieves Guild Generator

Empire Builder – Thieves Guild Generator

The Thieves Guild. The name conjures up a myriad of images. From dashing charming rogues to devilish and evil thieves who take what they want, when they want.

Some call them trouble makers, others see them as a valuable if contradictory dangerous, resources.

Whatever their reason for being, wherever you find people gathered together in large towns and cities, you will often find a guild and this publication is here to help give you some starting points to build from.

Inside you’ll find 20 x d20 tables to help flesh out your guild of miscreants, covering…

  • Age (of the guild)
  • Current Goal
  • Fee (% or per month?)
  • Leader
  • Leadership Style
  • Location of HQ
  • Major Event
  • Members
  • Numbers
  • Preferred Crime
  • Primary Rule(s)
  • Security
  • Services
  • Standing
  • Symbol
  • Targets
  • Tr...
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