GM Tips 14 – NPCs, What Are They To Your Campaigns and Are They Recurring

Black and White Flynn Greywalk – NPC from Skull and Shackles

What kinds of NPCs do you create for your campaign? One Shot Obstacles or recurring thorns in the parties plans? Fellow adventurers/mercenaries to help the party through the campaign? Merchants of invaluable information and resources? Side scenery?

I discuss all of these roles for NPCs and more. I also discuss how to make them colorful, memorable events and recurring events in your campaign and future campaigns.