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Ultimate NPCs: Skulduggery for 5e, Pathfinder and S&W!

A project in Santa Cruz, CA by Nord Games

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200+ pages of excellent NPCs and pre-built characters at level 1, 4, 8, 12, 16, and 20. Stat blocks, role playing cues, items and more!
Backers: 1335
Average Pledge Per Backer: $45

Funded: $60,368 of $10,000
Dates: Jan 1st -> Feb 1st (31 days)
Project By: Nord Games
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Latest News

The Final Countdown Hangout!

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
come join us! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQv-dUS0jTU  (Read More)

The Last Stretch Goal!

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy All! It's the last day of the campaign and we have worked out one final stretch goal to achieve! New Color Artwork! With your help we have raised over $55,000 as of this update and unlocked all of our original stretch goals. You're asking for... (Read More)

Story Time with Ralph

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
A short Google Hangout to do some readings from the book, come join us!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOeZBunI34c  (Read More)

Fantasy Grounds Support is here!

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys,  As we move towards the end of the Kickstarter, thank you all again so much for your support and for helping us make this project such a success!  We are excited to announce that we have been approached by the developers of Fantasy Grounds... (Read More)

One More Day!

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
It's been quite a day. For anyone else out there who has run a Kickstarter campaign, you know it's a lot of work, and the rest of you know because we say it a lot. Today has been long and exciting, but most of all affirming.  We started writing this... (Read More)

Pathfinder Previews

January 29th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm sorry for the confusion to you Pathfinder players. The previews we posted last night (very late after our google hangout on air) were 5e only and I neglected to state that. Here are some Pathfinder previews that are not as polished since we've... (Read More)

New Previews!

January 29th - via: kickstarter.com
There might still be a few changes to content and layout before we go to print but they are fairly well polished. Enjoy! As we head into the final 48 hours please share our project until you break the internet! w00t!  (Read More)

Late Night with Dungeon Master Chris and Friends!

January 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy All, For those of you who haven't been able to watch the other google hangouts live, we're doing one at night! Check out the link below for the youtube video going live at 10:30pm PST. Make sure to ask questions through the chat box on the... (Read More)

Ultimate NPCs: Skulduggery Project Ends Sunday!

January 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All, As we head into our final 4 days of the campaign we are once again asking everyone to share the project with the world! The more people we get to back this project, the better we can do with all future projects. We have put numbers to all of... (Read More)

New Pledge Level! Crime Lord Collection!

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Lots of News! We've added a new product to the Add On's section: a $7 Generic NPC Card Pack! We've also added a new pledge level called the Crime Lord Collection! It includes: Ultimate NPCs: Skulduggery Hardcover Ultimate NPCs: Skulduggery PDF... (Read More)

Google Hangout Live 9:00AM January 22th!

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
W00t! The hangout is live! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pqbw6SAwV0c Check it out! -Chris  (Read More)

The Deep Breath Before the Plunge

January 21st - via: kickstarter.com
It's been a wild ride so far, but it's about to get crazy! As many of you know, the last week of a Kickstarter campaign is as a very busy time. It's when some projects raise as much funding as they did in the first three weeks combined! We would be... (Read More)

FREE BOOKMARKS for Hardcover Backers!

January 18th - via: kickstarter.com
So I have a busy morning and when I sit down to check the project I see it's blown past $30,000!!! As a special reward to hardcover backers, we are including a FREE BOOKMARK PACK that has three two-sided full color bookmarks with the title "NPC" on... (Read More)

IMPORTANT: Swords & Wizardry Softcover and Hardcover Backers

January 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All, We've been very excited by the turnout so far, and as we pass the half way point we have to change up some things for the S&W backers. We see that there just aren't enough backers at the S&W softcover or hardcover levels to be able to... (Read More)

Google Hangout Live 9:00AM January 15th!

January 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All, Things are getting started: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIjD8xIN35w w00t! -Chris  (Read More)

Swords & Wizardry Softcover and Hardcover

January 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Day 14 - Stretch Goals, Added Content, and NEW STUFF!!!

January 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We've been working around the clock (literally), to add the new content you all have unlocked by achieving stretch goals! We have posted some of the new artwork for the Generic NPCs and added the titles to 12 of the narrative developments on the main... (Read More)

AMAZING NEWS! WotC Releases 5th Edition SRD

January 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! after years of waiting we 3rd party publishers have an SRD! What does this mean? Well it means that we don't have to tip toe around, scared that we will write something for 5th edition that WotC won't like and we will get sued. With this new... (Read More)

Day 10 - Entering The "Doldrums"

January 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All, As you may have noticed, the funding has started to slow down. this is typical of Kickstarter projects, but there are some things we can do to help pick up the pace. 1. Continue to share the projects with your friends via social media such as... (Read More)

Day 9 - Beyond the Stretch Goals

January 10th - via: kickstarter.com
As we close out day 9 we take a look at all the stretch goals we've achieved, and we set our sights on the stretch goals we have yet to unlock. If we keep our current momentum we will have no problem achieving even our most lofty stretch goal posted... (Read More)

Day 8 - More Narrative Developments! +Guild Artwork Preview!

January 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Good Morning Everyone! It's so exciting waking up and checking the funding level on this project! As of 9am we've passed $23,000 and unlocked more Narrative Developments! Ralph and I have been putting our keyboards through their paces with all the... (Read More)

Google Hangout Live 9:30AM January 7th!

January 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All, We're on Google hangouts again discussing the campaign so far as well as NPCs in general. If you are able please jump on and post questions and comments in the comments section which will be on the right hand side of the page:... (Read More)

Straw Poll Results for Future Stretch Goals!

January 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Based on the results of the straw poll, It looks like we can just stay the course on our current order of stretch goals! That makes things rather simple. Thank you all for your feedback!  As a special treat we've put together a small collection of... (Read More)

Ruffians, Swindlers, and Thieves, Oh My!

January 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Today was day 5 and as of 6:00 pm we have crossed Thieves off the stretch goal list! We've been hard at work sorting out the concepts and stat blocks around each generic NPC archetype and we can't wait to start using them in our own games! It looks... (Read More)

Storytelling and Roleplay

January 4th - via: kickstarter.com
So the results are in from the straw poll. Thank you all for your participation! It looks like Storytelling and Roleplay are more important to all of us than combat. Don't get me wrong, combat has its place and can be a ton of fun, but at their core... (Read More)

Holy Stretch Goal Batman!

January 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Every night we go to sleep checking the Kickstarter and every morning we wake up and check the Kickstarter. We are thrilled by the excitement around our book and want to remind you all who you're the ones that are allowing us to give it to the world.... (Read More)

Day 3 - The Straw Poll Results Are In!

January 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All, We were very happy to see what a big turn out we had to the straw poll on which stretch goals you all wanted to see first on the list. The winner is Guilds! The runner up was Generic NPCs, followed by Narrative Developments!  So, we have... (Read More)

24 Hour Update - Time for Stretch Goals!

January 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Wow... that's all we can say really. In just 24 hours we have passed our funding goal! We all know what that means! Stretch Goals! Ralph and I have been thinking about the best way to approach them and we decided to leave it up to you all which... (Read More)

Day 2 Holy Smokes!

January 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All, The first thing I did this morning was check the campaign page to see where we were on funding and I was blown away! As of right now (8:22 AM) we are only $500 off our funding goal! w00t! I want to remind everyone that you can add any funds... (Read More)

First Day Funding?

January 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All, We are just about $3000 away from funding as of 7:47 PM.  If we can all share this links across all of our various social media (facebook, twitter, google+) accounts we can cross that threshold and start achieving stretch goals!... (Read More)

Launch Day Q&A Google Hangout

January 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All, We're going to attempt to bring some technology into this campaign by hosting regular google hangouts. This basically means that we will be chatting about Ultimate NPCs: Skulduggery (along with other related topics) live on youtube. You'll be... (Read More)

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