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D&D min-maxing: who cares about the story

October 28, 2007Written by Expy - Published on

Focus on combat encounters The guys over at Critical Hits wrote a brilliant article on min-maxing that got me thinking. Why would a player to tweak their character stats and skills so much? It really doesn’t make sense. The best characters have flaws Yes, even flaws that overshadow their strengths! In stories and novels the […]

Better NPCs, better world

October 27, 2007Written by Expy - Published on

I bundled the Instant World Builder in a single file but I decided to wait for a few days before releasing the .pdf file. The reason? I want to make it better. So this is an unofficial addition to the project. Generic NPC quirks A great way to add flavour to a region of a […]

Expy talks about white dragons

October 25, 2007Written by Expy - Published on

Expy, my juvenile red dragon friend, loves to trash-talk any non-red dragon. He recently bumped into a white dragon and he’s been begging me to allow him to write a rant on white dragons ever since. I wouldn’t usually allow it but he’s been on his best behavior lately, only terrorizing a handful of nearby […]

WTF: Princess name generator

October 24, 2007Written by Expy - Published on

Weird Tool Files #9: Princess name generator  I remember all the times my party bumped into an improvized princess NPC- my biggest problem was to come up with a name on the fly. Well, now that I found out about the princess name generator I can keep introducing princess NPCs and never worry again.  Thank you, Internet! […]