Episode 45! The Many Faces of Evil

In this episode, we discuss creating and using villains – how do you involve a villain in the story, how can a villain drive the story, and what sorts of villains can you write?

  • 00:53 Intro
  • 01:17 Story Types:
    • Stories with Villains
    • Villain-Driven Stories
    • Stories without Villains
  • 25:30 Designing a Good Villain
  • 32:48 Getting Player Characters to Engage the Villain
  • 40:27 Types of Villains
    • Sympathetic
    • Scoundrel
    • Vindictive / Hate-Filled
    • Monsters
    • Human Monsters
    • Tempters
    • Brutes
    • Fanatics
    • Everyday Villain
    • Not So Bad After All
  • 01:11:13 Appeal for Other Villain Types
  • 01:14:54 Wrap-Up
  • 01:15:08 Outro

Links:

Justin – @Twisted_Gnome
Aaron – @MacStainless
Kaitlyn -@ ThatOneDM
Zachary – @Rattannah
Matt -@zeromusic
Robert -@Matjaza
Miki -@mikitracey
Jojo -@docwho2100
Chris -@Ceekayell