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How to properly foreshadow NPCs

Some ideas to create interest in an NPC: Have the PCs hear rumors about him in town Make other NPCs talk about him with awe or respect "Deja vu": make them stumble upon the NPC in several ...
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How to properly foreshadow NPCs

Foreshadowing is great but different from creating engaging NPCs I thought it might be useful to clarify this. To foreshadow something means be a warning or indication of (a future event) ...
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How to properly foreshadow NPCs

Don't do that The only plausible way to get players hooked on something is to connect it with their characters. You play a tabletop roleplaying game. You didn't specify what game it is, but for the ...
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How to properly foreshadow NPCs

What exactly is your goal? You say you want to make a One-Shot with your friends and turn that into a campaign and it looks like it is developing fine. But then you sound disappointed that your ...
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How to properly foreshadow NPCs

Give them multiple chances If you want players to pick up on anything, wether it's NPCs or something else, and this is important for the adventure, don't just provide one clue or opportunity to do so, ...
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