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    Grandmaster Greytalker

    Joined: Jul 09, 2003
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    From: Clarksville, TN

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    Thu Mar 07, 2013 5:20 pm  
    NPCs

    Not specifically the Flaneass, so...

    I work under the philosophy that the PCs main edge is their nearly limitless cool and courage (mostly, they don't normally check morale or discipline), and slightly better than average stats. I don't give many other freebies, and I always give the NPCs (hostile or friendly) as much of a chance as the players (allowing for the above). I never treat NPCs as "red shirts", unless they really are untrained or stupid.

    So in that vein, I found this:

    Dealing with NPCs:

    http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/WhatMeasureIsAMook

    http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/MookPromotion

    http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/MauveShirt

    http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/MenOfSherwood

    http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/HeroOfAnotherStory
    Grandmaster Greytalker

    Joined: Nov 07, 2004
    Posts: 1830
    From: Mt. Smolderac

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    Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:13 pm  

    Don't go into the Backalley often, so I haven't seen this until now, but this all interesting reading. Thanks, James!
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