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35 Versatile NPCs


This PDF includes 35 customizable NPCs similar to those found in the Monster Manual, but with a great emphasis on defining abilities and customizability, that they might be applied to humanoids of all types. The file comes in a printer-friendly format.

This version of 35 Versatile NPCs has been updated to reflect the quality of the NPCs in Versatile NPCs II. However, this version lacks many of the core features of Versatile NPCs II, such as descriptions, sample NPCs, and gorgeous artwork. Moreover, it has only around half as many NPCs as Versatile NPCs II. If you want the full package, you can get it here below. However, this product can scratch that NPCs itch if you can't afford the second installment.

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Timothy N July 05, 2019 8:00 pm UTC
I'm confused when you say "full package" does that mean these are included in the Second Edition?
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Darrin S July 06, 2019 2:57 pm UTC
Meaning that 35/65 of the NPCs in Versatile NPCs II are found in this product, but Versatile NPCs II is the full package because it has those other features like sample vignettes, art, and additional descriptions, not to mention the 30+ additional NPCs.
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Rex P July 22, 2018 3:27 pm UTC
This is just great. Props man.
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Emily J April 09, 2018 10:32 am UTC
Please could you include the table of contents page in the printer friendly version?
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Darrin S April 10, 2018 4:57 pm UTC
A second edition of this product (which include 65 NPCs, all playtested and vetted, original art, and sample vignettes) will be released shortly after my editor gets back to me. The rest is already done. That edition will have a table of contents, and I will probably remove this version from DMsGuild once that one is out, since it includes most of the ones from the original (though all have been revised to one extent or another). There will be a printer-friendly version of that one as well.
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Darrin S April 24, 2019 2:54 am UTC
Heads up, I apologize for not giving this update sooner, but 35 Versatile NPCs has been updated to include a table of contents like you asked. The stat blocks have also been vastly improved in quality.
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fj P July 27, 2017 9:15 pm UTC
Blown away! this is a perfect quick reference for npcs you need on the fly!
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Hiten D June 02, 2017 2:14 pm UTC
Good job with this! pretty handy
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Thomas T March 29, 2017 8:52 pm UTC
are there any edits/updates to this from the version posted on reddit?
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Darrin S March 30, 2017 7:04 pm UTC
The version on reddit has been updated throughout its history there, so this and the reddit version should be the same, save for the fact that reddit has the version with the artwork while this only has the printer-friendly version.
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