When filling your game worlds with people, places, and things, how often do you think about the art on the walls or in the halls? How about the artists who created such pieces? This is… Read More »Instant Art (or Artists)… just add dice (and imagination)
In honor of Father’s Day, I thought I’d come up with some way to figure out not only a NPC’s (or PC)’s father or their entire family. So Happy Father’s Day to all you gaming… Read More »Who’s your Daddy? (Generating NPC Families)
We all love to hate the villains. When Darth Vader marches on to the screen in Star Wars, you know something bad is going to happen. He’s got clout. He’s got a cool suit all in… Read More »Product Announcement: Insta-NPCs #3 – Villains!
Ok, now that we’ve taken a look at Didius in the last post, let’s see what we can do with those details. Let’s take your typical NPC… What’s their role? Protagonist (plays a major role,… Read More »Deconstructing My Anti-Hero, Part 2 of 2
As I look at what makes characters interesting and addictive in RPGs, I have been looking at taking techniques from fiction and seeing what might apply. Character analysis is a big part of every literature… Read More »Deconstructing My Anti-Hero, Part 1 of 2
During the creation of the Big Book of Little Spaces: Haunts (available soon!), I added a couple of ideas as appendices for NPC creation that turned out not to fit very well in the scope of that… Read More »New Products! Insta-NPCs! (*Just Add Dice)