Skip to main content



NPCs Come Alive! Using the NPC Note Card File

Make your NPCs come alive, through consistent and fluid events that can shape the world that your players experience! We're going to do that by taking the NPC Note Card File system that I demonstrated a few days ago, and creating an event generation system.

Don't worry, if you haven't coded before, I'll step you through what you need to do, as well as give you the source code that you need to use in order to make this all work! The rest... using your imagination to take what this system gives you, and incorporate it into your campaign... well, that's the fun part you get to do!
One of the things that fascinated me about the Rolodex of NPC note cards that Tony Bath and Professor MAR Barker kept for their respective campaigns was how they would update them each and every campaign year. They would sit down on some weekend with their cards and dice, and roll out who had died, gotten ill, had children, or perhaps received a promotion or demotion. I loved the concept - …

Latest Posts

Help a teacher teach D&D!

GameHoleCon bound and an update to the NPC Card File

NPC Note Card database - Tutorial

Death Dealer / Ral Partha Superhero

How I'm freehanding cool shield designs

Where've I been? Busy and a lack of creativity!