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Flip through a few of these NPC cards and you're sure to find an NPC that fits the situation. All the common races are represented (humans, dwarves, elves, gnomes, halflings, half-elves, and half-orcs). Many of the NPCs are low level, but they range from level 1 to 20. Of course you're also free to change a character's background to fit the adventure. Or use them as "face" cards and develop with your own background, personality & other details from scratch.

The PDF version of this product has 4 cards per page, laid out so page two is designed to be printed on the back of page one and so on. This layout is optimized to allow the card backs to match the fronts.  Or order the printed cards and get the PDF at no extra cost!

Generic/Simple Game Stats

The cards focus on each character's background and personality. The few stats used (class, race, level, alignment, ability scores, armor class, & hit points) are familiar to most game masters. The stats are easy to convert to another system in just a few minutes or even as a game is played.

Adventure Hooks Abound!

Each character has interesting details that can lead to adventures or side-quests:
• How are the rebels planning to use Prinestia Sellex?
• Why does Tik Elleth constantely refer to Wizly?
• How is Princess Klestra planning to save her kingdom?
• What is Tansall the Scoured greatest regret?
• What will Ohn do now that his mission is complete?
• Who is blackmailing Zelaymor Tynalria?
• How does Ularian plan to wipe out the elven kinggdom?
• Why is Trayvis known as the "Oathbreaker"?

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Sidequest Decks

Almost every card is a mini adventure.  One side has an outline (background GM info, story hooks, several encounter ideas, & a couple follow-ups) and the other side is the main map:

Sidequest Decks: After the Total Party Kill  Sidequest Decks: Arcane Academy  Sidequest Decks: Coastal Town Quests  Sidequest Decks: Dungeons, Caves, & Ruins Fantasy  Sidequest Decks: Frontier Town Quests  Sidequest Decks: High Seas, Pirates, & Ports  Sidequest Decks: Horror Fantasy  Sidequest Decks: Lovecraftian/Paranormal  Sidequest Decks: Modern Crime, Spies, & Supers  Sidequest Decks: Monster Hunts  Sidequest Decks: Political and Urban Fantasy  Sidequest Decks: Pulp Adventures!  Sidequest Decks: Science Fantasy  Sidequest Decks: Science Fiction  Sidequest Decks: Wilderness & Frontier Fantasy

NPC Portraits Decks

A character on almost every card. The front is a full color portrait, the back has system neutral personality & background information:

NPC Portraits Deck: Adventurers NPC Portraits Deck: Adventurers  NPC Portraits Deck: Animals  NPC Portraits Deck: Coastal Townsfolk  NPC Portraits Deck: Fantasy  NPC Portraits Deck: Fantasy 2  NPC Portraits Deck: Frontier Townsfolk  NPC Portraits Deck: Henchmen & Hirelings  NPC Portraits Deck: Monsters  NPC Portraits Deck: Science Fiction

VTT Tokens

Monster Stand-Ins Virtual Table Top Tokens v1  Monster Stand-Ins VTT Tokens: Adventurer NPCs  Monster Stand-Ins VTT Tokens: Animal Companions/Familiars  Monster Stand-Ins VTT Tokens: Coastal Townsfolk NPCs  Monster Stand-Ins VTT Tokens: Frontier Townsfolk NPCs  Monster Stand-Ins VTT Tokens: Henchmen & Hirelings NPCs

Map Icons for our Worldographer software (PNG images, usable with most image/map editors)

Worldographer is version 2 of our prior Hexographer, Cityographer, & Dungeonographer programs. All have free versions downloadable from each program's website.

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Bill G July 06, 2021 7:44 pm UTC
does the deck come with a cardboard tuckbox with artwork? or is the only option the clear plastic deckbox?
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Joe W July 07, 2021 9:21 pm UTC
Sorry, these do not have cardboard tuck boxes. However, if we did do a print run and if you get them elsewhere they do have cardboard tuck boxes. (That said, I find the plastic cases better as it is more durable.)
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Michael T July 21, 2016 6:56 pm UTC
How many NPCs/cards are in this deck?
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Joe W July 21, 2016 8:26 pm UTC
54 characters, 1 per card, plus the cover/checklist card. There are a few 23 humans, with the rest being an roughly even mix of elves, gnomes, dwarves, halflings, half-elves and half-orcs. (Yes, that's the same number of humans as the other deck. I wanted to get roughly the same mix, but didn't expect to end up with the same number.)
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Anne T July 14, 2016 4:26 am UTC
I'm afraid that the many different artists and styles is a little too off-putting for me to want to pick this deck up... I _really_ don't like computer-generated imagery in table-top products; both because of the "uncanny valley" effect, and they tend to print up "muddy" because the colours & contrasts are designed for screen-viewing not printing. Normally, though, I recommend the encounter and bestiary decks to everyone.
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Joe W July 15, 2016 3:24 pm UTC
I understand. Thanks for the feedback!
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Randy S July 14, 2016 2:45 am UTC
Can you get these printed on cards with a deck box?
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Joe W July 14, 2016 2:50 am UTC
Now you can! I missed the extra toggle to turn on the printed cards, and the publisher view of the page was showing the printed cards option. Thanks for asking!
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