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Character Inspiration – 5 Characters From My Commute

Character inspiration, whether for PCs or NPCs, can be one of the most fraught parts of game prep. You need someone that feels distinct without being a stretch for your skills, someone you’ll have fun with without being a re-hash of half-a-dozen other characters you’ve played before. But where to find inspiration? After you’ve exhausted your Netflix queue, to-read list, and favorite history podcasts, it may feel like you’ve run out of places to look. But not so fast – you likely interact with a variety of people who would make fine RPG characters every single day! Here are descriptions for characters for five different game genres who can serve as your RPG character inspiration.

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GTRT Ep 23: The Meaning of Punk, Rated R Superheroes and Our Best Fake President

5 Geeks, One Roundish Table. This week in the Geeky Topics Round Table, we discuss the meaning of punk in role-playing, whether we need rated R superheroes, and our best fake presidents.

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Unhallowed Metropolis Ep 11: Wild Urges part 1 of 2

Arriving in Switzerland after the political games of Prussia, the Neo-victorian heroes expect a few days of leisure before heading off to France. Unsurprisingly, things don’t go as planned.

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Unhallowed Metropolis Ep 7: Ello Boss

In a world as large and diverse as the Unhallowed Metropolis, there are many stories and many ways to die. Three investigators must pursue a unnatural killer across London. Hoping against all hope that when they find it, they will be able to put it back in the ground where it belongs.

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Unhallowed Metropolis Ep 5: Changing Fortunes part 1 of 2

A plan of his enemy thwarted, his fortunes on the rise and courting a beautiful noble, all seems to be going Byrons way. So naturally, all it takes is one letter sized obstacle to send it all crashing down.

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Unhallowed Metropolis Ep 3: Dead Flames part 2 of 2

After a not so wise bet on a pugilist match, the Victorian A-team are ready to pick the mind of Adelle. What they find out may leave more questions than answers.

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