Sometimes, you need a compelling hook and challenge for a session or one shot. But you don’t want a one-dimensional adventure. You want something with bite. Continue reading “Plots in a Pinch”
Accents (accurate or butchered) are a great way to differentiate NPCs. But accents are a single tool in a box brimming with more options you can use to make a world of NPC with unique voices. Continue reading “Steal My Idea – 7 factors to making unique NPC voices. Also, Frank Oz’s Muppets”
I originally posed this idea/question on the subreddit r/dndbehindthescreen, and it incited some spirited conversations. It was a nice mix of agreement and the opposite. Continue reading “Steal My Idea: Sorry Shouldn’t Start a Session”
Item prompt from the WTF Is My Ridiculous Item Generator: rexiconjesse.github.io/.
It could happen for any number of reasons. The party wants to take a day off. They decide it’s better to leave in the morning. Someone gets completely sloshed and has to sleep it off.
Whatever the reason, your left there sweating behind your DM screen because the party want to spend a fun evening in, and you need to provide an interesting location for them.
So when that happens, here’s three taverns you can use in a pinch. Continue reading “Inn a Pinch: Three Unique Taverns When You’re in Need – Steal My Idea”
How would you like to be the owner of this
- FINE CODPIECE THAT VIBRATES SLIGHTLY WHENEVER THE MOON IS DIRECTLY ABOVE IT
- INFUSED BULLS EYE LANTERN THAT CHANGES YOUR GENDER WHENEVER YOU MAKE A PUN
- INDESTRUCTIBLE PENDANT THAT TELEPORTS THE PERSON USING IT WHENEVER YOU LIGHT IT ON FIRE
- WAXY LANDSHARK HIDE THAT MAKES YOU THINK DIRTY THOUGHTS WHENEVER UNDEAD ARE CLOSE
- PIXIE-CRAFTED CHARIOT THAT SCOLDS YOU WITH YOUR MOTHER’S VOICE WHENEVER YOU GET BUZZED
With The Gollicking’s own WHAT THE FUCK IS MY RIDICULOUS MAGICAL ITEM GENERATOR, you could have it! Or one of thousands of other items because we made a lot of possibilities that all smash together t make something glorious (and sometimes cursed)! Any time you need a magical item (weapon, tool, clothing, loot, etc.) just check out the generator!
This was highly influenced by whothefuckismydndcharacter.com, and if you don’t already know about it, check it out. It’s an amazing quick and humorous character creator for PCs and NPCs.
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This post is part of a related thread: Player Knowledge VS Character Knowledge
Game Master (GM): The flames of the torch dims. The oppressive darkness of the dungeon pushes in. The walls feel closer. The air is thick, making each breath a notable struggle. Holding your hand out before you, the only thing you see past your wrist is the light reflecting off your fingernails.
Sometimes, keeping player and character knowledge separate won’t do it for you. You may find yourself purposefully wanting to keep that information away from the other players, even if those players are proficient at separating player and character knowledge. Continue reading “Steal My Idea: Should the GM Pass Notes to Players?”