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UNE, The Universal NPC Emulator (rev.)
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UNE, The Universal NPC Emulator (rev.)

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UNE is the Universal NPC Emulator. With just a handful of dice rolls, UNE can help create a surprising non-player character (NPC) with its own motivations. A few more dice rolls, and UNE can provide more direction to place the newly-created NPC smack dab in the center of the story. It can even help determine the NPC’s general mood towards the player characters.

Best of all UNE is system and setting agnostic. It will work in Techno-Roman science fiction just as well as 1930′s Cthulhu hour or apocalypse fantasy.

Examples and more tutorials for UNE can be found at!

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Jess H January 31, 2022 2:56 am UTC
Extremely helpful product. Helps a lot with npc improv
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Beau B May 01, 2021 5:34 pm UTC
There's a typo in the "Table 6: NPC Conversation Mood" table (on pages 11 and 16). The cell at "neutral and sociable" shows the range "71-85", but this should be "61-85".
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Juan A. S January 12, 2021 1:03 pm UTC
Any Plans to offer this book as soft or hardcover as well?
I would more then happily buy it as ether a soft or hardcover instead of having it printed somewhere else
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Tristan F August 16, 2020 11:13 am UTC
Amazing content. Well worth being added to any DMs arsenal.
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Guilherme B December 26, 2018 11:07 am UTC
Hello there! Please, is there any email that I can use to contact you?
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Todd S February 20, 2019 1:23 pm UTC
The author, Zach Best, passed away some time ago. In 2017 I believe.
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Kathleen B September 04, 2020 9:26 pm UTC
Hi, sorry for the late response. This is Zach's wife, Katie. Zach did indeed pass away in 2017. You can contact me at if there is something I can help you with.
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Craig W July 18, 2021 1:41 am UTC
So sorry for your loss Katie. I only just discovered UNE, CRGE, etc. I am really glad that they continue to be available here.
I think it's wonderful that even 4 years after his passing, Zach can continue to bring pleasure to people he never met, who enjoy using what he created.
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Kathleen B August 17, 2021 8:01 pm UTC
Thank you. Zach loved playing games, and he would be thrilled to know how many people have enjoyed using what he created.
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Allan P February 01, 2016 11:15 pm UTC
Great product. I got it years ago and its in my GM bag of tricks all the time.
Just happened to find in available here. That is great.
Might I suggest, with the appendices, that some notes of what dice to roll and how many would be great.
Years ago, I made my UNE, into a screen, for ease of access.
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