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The NPC Handbook

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The NPC Handbook  -  Over 10 Quadrillion NPC Combinations

Create unique characters to use in your campaign in seconds, with only a few dice rolls

"Very handy tool. Makes it really easy to come up with unique characters on the fly."

"Who would have thought that a PayWhatYouWant product could solve all my NPC issues. Thank you for creating this one for the community."

"Really looking forward to using this one. I always find it hard to roleplay a new character that my players meet. This'll definitely help."

This book is a tool that allows dungeon masters to create characters very quickly, even during gameplay. This is a tool I originally created for my own campaigns, and I thought of sharing it with the community since a lot of game masters have a hard time coming up with unique characters.


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The Handbook Series

This is the first book of the Handbook Series. The second handbook of the series is The City Handbook.

It's a 24-page handbook full of tables with ideas for creating unique settlements.

Check that out too!



If you liked this book, you can also pair it with my NPC References. It's a set of printable references you can use to document the characters that you create with the handbook, in a beautiful way. These tools work very well together.


About the Author

Anthony started Dungeon Influence back in 2018 as a small instagram community for dungeon masters. Turns out that things got big, and the community is now composed of more than 60.000 dungeon masters that share stories from their campaigns.  Instagram community: @dungeoninfluence

If you enjoyed this book, a review or rating would mean a lot!

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Phelipe Nathan D August 08, 2022 7:59 pm UTC
Hello, I would like to translate this beautiful material for Portuguese-BR, how can I get in touch?
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Lydia B July 25, 2022 8:11 am UTC
Great content! Really appreciate the work!
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Anthony V June 02, 2021 12:22 pm UTC
The City Handbook, which is the second handbook of the Handbook Series is out!

Check that out too!
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Alena P November 30, 2020 6:36 pm UTC
Printer-Friendly_Version.pdf seems to be your "The Mountains of Kam'Arag and The Eternal Frost" adventure, not a printer friendly version of The NPC Handbook.
I love the NPC Handbook, btw, and I would to print it. It's a great resource.
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Anthony V December 01, 2020 11:38 am UTC
thanks for letting me know. Fixed it.
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