Below is a huge list of 459 jobs, careers, professions, trades, etc from throughout history which can be used for Player’s Characters, or Non-Player Characters (NPCs) when creating them for your Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, or any RPG Fantasy Setting, or Randomly Generated City or Town. Some are “old timey” jobs which don’t exist anymore, and some still exist today. Regardless, very few people your world are “adventurers” and most have a profession on the list below. Give each of your Randomly Generated NPCs a real Craft or Trade to make them more realistic. If there is a job you don’t see listed, please submit it in the comments and it will get added!
The third book in the Generations Trilogy by R.A. Salvatore, “Relentless” is set to be released late July 2020. Drizzt Do’Urden was reunited with his father Zaknafein. Catti-brie is pregnant with Drizzt’s child. Menzoberranzan and Gauntlgym are at odds once again.
Not every item is made of the same material. Every sword isn’t steel. Every suite of full plate isn’t mithral. Below is a list of Special Materials to make Magic Items or even Mundane Arms & Armor more interesting! Plus, find extra Magical Weapon Properties and Magic Armor Properties that go beyond the DMG and Player’s Handbook defaults.
When I’m not playing Dungeons & Dragons / Pathfinder I really love the board game Settlers of Catan. My children have seen me play an online version of the game and wanted to play as well. Settlers isn’t the simplest game to learn, so I made an easier to learn version for them to play, which can also be printed on an 8.5×11 piece of paper instead of buying the full game!
Personally, I dislike using “modern” words in Fantasy Role Playing games like D&D and Pathfinder. It ruins the verisimilitude of the game to hear a fighter say, “That’s so cool!” in character. It feels more immersive to use “period correct” terms from antiquity. Here are some old words from history which can help your game sound less modern and more High Fantasy! Give us some suggestions in the comments.
This is a really cool flowchart someone put a lot of time into making which helps you pick your D&D / Pathfinder Character Class!
Another mind blowing generator from watabou. Render a 3D Building and get Floor Plans for every level of the structure. From the same creator of the Amazing Overhead & 3D Fantasy City Map Generators! Load the 3D PROCJAM Mansion Generator then customize! https://watabou.itch.io/procgen-mansion Example 3D Fantasy Building with Floor Plans: Keyboard shortcuts…
This is one of the most amazing city generators I’ve ever seen. You can randomly generate a city map, then even edit it and tweak to suit you. Then, you can even see a 3D Rendering of your City! To get started, this Medieval Fantasy City Map Generator (https://watabou.itch.io/medieval-fantasy-city-generator) does not…
In my Ptolus: City by the Spire Campaign, it was difficult to document events and track timelines. So, I installed the Events Calendar plugin on the Ptolus WordPress site to help me and it’s been awesome!
The ends justify the means is a common phrase, and your Villains could transcend the role of just “Bad Guy” to be truly fleshed out people. Someone trying to accomplish good but willing to use evil is a conundrum.