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Three Suggestions for Things Your Intelligent Item is Doing Behind Your Back
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Three Suggestions for Things Your Intelligent Item is Doing Behind Your Back


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Whether it’s the magical talking sword you’ve found in the dragon’s hoard, or the advanced AI of your gun, many players find themselves holding in their hand an item that is, in a manner of speaking, an NPC.

We won’t be discussing the question of how to portray such an NPC – that’s a question for another time – and instead let’s ask the question, what does this item plans on doing? With an emphasis on the things its already doing, without you knowing about it.

The Three Suggestions... series is meant to give players and GMs some interesting and roleplay-provoking ideas, for use in all sorts of settings. Each set of suggestions is also accompanied by a new or variant rule, for use in either Fifth Edition or Dungeon World.

Check out the bundles, all suggestions in one place: Dungeon World bundle5e bundle

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Luc C March 13, 2017 7:29 pm UTC
I must say, Sentient objects having the ability to cast spells by themselves is something i have never ever considered.
This seems like a great topic per say.
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Eran A March 16, 2017 10:34 am UTC
I just had a thought - a sentient item that's also a druid. Able to shapeshift into animals? O_o
Or maybe become other objects!
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