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Mahet

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If you have any questions about how to use the NPC Creation forum - questions which are not already answered in the template and the guide - please ask them here.

 

What is the NPC Creation Forum for?

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Lady Exedō

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Oh can we bring back the old NPC units from Dark Harvest?


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Minna

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NPC Apprentices okay?



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Lanter Kells

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Lady Exedō

Feel free to resubmit them if they're small.  Squads, for example.

Minna

Certainly.



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Captain Larraq

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Suggestion...

Add 'Affiliation' to the template.Especially for non-unique NPC's.For Unique NPC's, adding a 'history' or 'back story' section to the template should add some depth to writer's creations.


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Lanter Kells

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Captain Larraq

Added a 'loyalties' line to better fit both unique and non-unique NPCs.  As for the personal history element, if I'm reading these submissions correctly, people have little trouble weaving that into the existing template.



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Out curiosity what is biggest unit, that you could develop as npc unit?


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Veliz Fett

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Is a battalion ok ? (500) Im not making one, but perhaps I will be in the future.


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Lanter Kells

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Veliz Fett - No, this is not for creating armies.

sabrina - military wise? please stick to squads.



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Veliz Fett

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Ashin Varanin

 

would a small squad consist of ten individuals ? Would a platoon of thirty men be ok? I am just trying to clarify for future audiences, because some consider a platoon to be really small, while others think that ten is small as well. Thank you for clearing up everything so far, and thank you for explaining this for me.


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Lanter Kells

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Veliz Fett - Ten would be around the upper limit of what would be fine.  Remember that we have to read all this, lol, and you're never going to need ten named NPCs.



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Veliz Fett

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Ashin Varanin

Understood, thank you for the answer and patience.


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Veliz Fett

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Ashin Varanin

 

Are there any custom creatures that are dog like? that could possibly be one of my companions ? If so, are there links?


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Veliz Fett - I haven't read most of the non-sentient part of the species factory but I would say: Ashlan Wolves, Ashlan alphas, Ropos, or Canis Snowus if they actually approve it. 

 

A canon one would be a Vorknsnr, which would be a great hunting companian,


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Veliz Fett

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thank you Mrrew


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Darth Ferus

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I have a question.

Would creating a master rank force user whose soul purpose is to be an antagonist in a storyline arlight? And if so, may I assume I can make 'lesser' (Knight wise) to accompany this antagonist?

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Lanter Kells

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Daichi

If you're using it solely to oppose yourself, that's perfectly fine, just be sure that's clear in the sub.  



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Darth Ferus

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Ashin Varanin

Not for myself, but a minor faction. That still okay?

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Lanter Kells

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Daichi - Even better, as long as nobody's using him as a weapon or stepping stone.



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Ashin Varanin

I'll be sure they aren't. Thanks!