Whether thanks to musical magic or an understanding of social psychology, the bard can encourage her friends and help them work better together. But the bard doesn't have to actually sing in order to encourage his friends to co-operate. He can also use humour or satire; hope or sorrow; or even bold and decisive movement.
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The cohort is a round, full non-player character, with motivation and personality, but unlike most other NPCs, he remains with the party all the time. The cohort is under the control of a specific player, and in terms of the rules, he is an extension of that player’s character – he only exists because the character has an ability that says so.
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While you were away all sorts of things went wrong. The King was assassinated and the council of merchants now rules the town, your family was banished to the sewers, and that unused magical sword you sold to the item shop is revealed to be cursed and haunted, and now its new owner wishes to take over the world. What can we say, an adventurer’s life is always filled with, well, adventures.
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