Perhaps the most hated trope in the entirety of roleplaying is the DMPC, a character created by the DM as a party member.
Tag: Non-Player Characters
Introducing Hexygon, the Black Cat Kid.
We’ve never really talked about NPCs. They’re a valuable resource, and there’s a lot written about them by a lot of other people, so I’ve never really approached it before out of fear of repeating what others have looked into.
What is known about the ruler of the Sea of Stars?
Horrifying outsiders often invade our D&D worlds. They pillage green earth, gather frightened prisoners, and spread corruption far and wide, slaughtering, not rankling. Planar denizens run rampant as villains in plenty of TTRPG systems: devils, demons, and elementals among countless others. One outsider entity in particular haunts far fewer D&D adventures than it should: slaadi.
How do the dragons rule their lands? Some appoint Zamindaris to act as rulers for them.
Friendship and desire among the peoples of the Sea of Stars.
Necrourgy (death magic) can be used responsibly and to help keep tombs safe.