Has anyone tried allowing players to have NPCs of their own? For example, a Wizard may want to employ a warrior style body guard. How would a player go about creating their own NPC? If they can create their own, how is this done?


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    \$\begingroup\$ I’ve re-held’s this as “unclear”. You seem to be asking two things, and it’s not clear which one the question is actually about. Is your question 1) how players can create NPCs of their own, or 2) how PCs can hire NPCs to work for them? Those are very different questions with different answers; which are you asking? \$\endgroup\$ – SevenSidedDie Jan 10 at 15:37
  • \$\begingroup\$ You will need to provide a lot more information before we can provide a decent answer to this question. Include things like why you want the players to have this, if you want them to be controlled by the player or the DM, what sort of campaign you are running and how big your party is. If you edit this information into the question along with clarifying what SSD said above we should be able to answer this. \$\endgroup\$ – linksassin Jan 10 at 23:39
  • \$\begingroup\$ Have you looked at the WoTC site on line? Unearthed Arcana has a variety of optional/playtests rules that you may wish to review before you refine your question. \$\endgroup\$ – KorvinStarmast Jan 11 at 3:37
  • \$\begingroup\$ @KorvinStarmast I never knew that document existed not where to go to find it. It is unfortunate that you considered my original question irrelevant. Your response was very helpful and exactly what I needed. I suspect others that are getting started and aren't aware of where to find this kind of info would have also found this question useful. </my2cents> \$\endgroup\$ – Yendor Jan 19 at 0:05
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Yendor I don't feel that your question is irrelevant, and I am sorry that you feel that I do. These two questions seemed to me to be the same topic. I am glad that some good came out of this. \$\endgroup\$ – KorvinStarmast Jan 19 at 0:15

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