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Frankison
July 7th, 2019, 22:54
AD&D 2E NPC Generator

Good afternoon all. Thanks to the recent changes to the AD&D 2E Ruleset I have included several new options and features to this Mod.

Generate a Random NPC Statblock

Roll a random NPC of any level or race to include a random name, Class, Alignment, Damage, and spells if applicable
Roll for a specific Class by Race. This can be done for levels 1-20 or there are options for increments of 4 levels. (1-4, 5-8, 9-12, etc...)


Generate a Random Townsfolk NPC
I also included an option to generate a non-stat block Non-hero NPC. Intended for making random townsfolk.
It will generate the following:

Name
Sex
Race
Ability Scores
Occupation/Social Rank
Hiring Cost if any
Personality Traits


Known Bugs:
Sometimes an error occurs when mages and clerics are rolled as they roll lots of tables. Simply click the generate button again.
Some spells will not load either because they have a "," or a "/" in the description. These cause issues with the stat block import and thus are ignored.
STR is currently populating the WIS result for NPC's import into the Stat-Block. For now, users will need to update this ability score manually. The Ruleset has already been fixed and the Module will work itself out once the next Rule Set Update goes live.

Recommendations:
Cleric and Druids will get all of the spells from the PHB according to their spheres. This causes them to be quite large imports sometimes. Its recommended the DM deletes spells not commonly used and only keeping those the cleric usually memorizes and a few extras.

Unknown Bugs:
There are a ton of tables that went into making this. I'm bound to miss things. I ask that any errors found to be reported here and please ping me in Discord if I fail to notice it quickly. Thank you for your assistance.

I likely won't add more features to this MOD as it already took up a great deal of my time. But if I do I will post the updated mod here.

How To Use the Generator
Click on the Templates button in the story section of FG.
Click the Dropdown menus to navigate to any particular generator you want to use. Or look through them all!!
Statblocks can be imported as NPC's by using the 2E Import Statblock feature. Simply copy and paste the stat block.
Fix up any mundane stuff like AC, Weapons, Spell Memorization, actual xps, etc... and your NPC is ready to go.

galfaroth2000
July 8th, 2019, 17:40
Nice, thank you!

taoistpunk
July 9th, 2019, 16:49
This is very useful! The more fleshed out the better (Weapons, Powers/Spells, etc)

Thanks!

Frankison
July 9th, 2019, 23:22
So I can't really add weapons, I can, however, add damage. Something I'm kicking around is taking the Damage variables from the various weapons that classes are allowed, and making it roll randomly. Maybe give each class a number of rolls equal to their weapon proficiencies.

Some caveats to this include: Attacks will just say Attack #1, #2, etc..., also all attacks will be slashing so that will have to be edited manually.

There will always be some editing required obviously I can't make tables think of every eventuality especially with something like 2E. The intent of this Mod is to fill out the mundane stuff and give an xps base for goons. I wouldn't use it for notable NPC's like major party villans.

Frankison
July 19th, 2019, 05:04
New Module Upload
Tons of New Features!
Roll By Race/Level Range
Create Townsfolk
Name Generator
Spells Generator
Lots more.

JohnD
July 19th, 2019, 05:12
Nice. Downloaded!

Frankison
July 19th, 2019, 09:52
I should note I'm not opposed to giving out the xml file for this if someone wants it. It's pretty crazy and unless you understand my mind it probably won't be much help. But little things like adding more names wouldn't be too difficult.

Talyn
July 19th, 2019, 12:25
The XML is in the .mod, it's already shared. :)

Frankison
July 19th, 2019, 18:11
You're right. Brain not working very well at 1:52 in the AM.