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5 Fantasy Barkeeps, Volume 1

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Often, the barkeep is little more than a two-dimensional construct, a blank slate meant to deliver information that directs the heroes towards other action. Before long, the barkeep becomes The Barkeep, an interchangeable piece of furniture just like the stools, tankards, and tables. Instead, bring the barkeep into the foreground. Use the five unusual figures here to have a fleshed-out figure at the ready and use their story hooks to tie them to the characters or tease the party in new directions.


Each of the five barkeeps has a pair of hooks that could give them a direct, immediate connection to one of the PCs. Another pair of plot hooks attached to the barkeeps present quick story options to further develop the adventure for the entire party.

This 14-page supplement is suitable for any game system. It details the appearance, demeanor, and history of each barkeep along with information to add further depth and sow the seeds of potential storylines to invovle the PCs. All material can be easily placed in any fantasy setting you might choose to play.

Five Fantasy Barkeeps, Volume 1 can serve as a handy resource to serve up a unique NPC with only a moment's notice. There are also two handy tables for last minute information:

  • 20 Things Barely Overheard
  • 6 Drink Specials

This product includes a second file, a printer-friendly version of the adventure that strips out the backgrounds to spare your ink/toner cartridges.


The Eternal RestNeed something more than the same tired tavern?

Check out The Eternal Rest!

This 19-page supplement is a system-neutral addition to any fantasy setting that provides:

  • A unique setting full of story hooks and fleshed out NPCs.
  • A complete inn, ready to be inserted into any campaign. 
  • Maps of the inn.

The Eternal Rest can serve as a departure from the usual layover for adventurers, or it can become a base of operations for characters who like a little gloom with their drinks between quests.


Five Fantasy Barkeeps, Vol. 2Need a new face standing behind the bar?

Take a look at Five Fantasy Barkeeps, Volume 2: Suspicious Motives.

This 14-page supplement of system neutral material introduces five developed barkeeps to easily insert into your campaign as needed:

  • Volume 2: Suspicious Motives introduces barkeeps with secret agendas and things to hide.
  • Images, descriptions, backstories, and personalities.
  • Hooks to create instant relationships with PCs.
  • Hooks to generate instant adventures for parties.

Stop using the same, tired bartender tropes! (Your players are sick of that bad, not-quite-Scottish accent you insist on using.)

 
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Drew T August 30, 2015 5:44 pm UTC
My players love my not-quite-Scottish accent.
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John R August 30, 2015 6:09 pm UTC
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LOL! But for every barkeep?

Although I think it would be interesting to hear the not-quite Scottish accent applied to Samden Trough, complete with snorts and the occasional squeal.
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