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Powers that Be: City Council

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Powers that Be:
City Council

Written by: Fred Wolke
Illustrated by: Hannah M.G. Shapero
Page Count: 77 pages + 8 Character Cards

Written by E.N.World community member Fred Wolke (you might know him as Vaxalon, however), and fantastically illustrated by Hannah M.G. Shapero, this book brings a complete city council to your game.

Running a game in an urban setting? Slipping towards politics & intrigue? Want to know who runs the show above the local guildmasters?

The first book in the "Powers that Be" series, City Council details each member of the city council, their background, motivations and role-playing notes, as well as the requisite d20 stat block. Each major character also has a colour illustrated card designed to be shown to the players, with the character's notes on the back for the GM to refer to. Also included are maps of the palace and a selection of adventure and campaign notes for use with the city council in question.

But this is more than 'just' the city council and the politics and adventures surrounding them. This book also includes a fully detailed palace within which these intrigues occur and the council meets. Each room is detailed, and all NPCs are statted out. The book is polished off with rules for voting and influencing the voting procedures, as well as some social feats and prestige classes used for the Council members.

The institutions developed and described in the "Powers that Be" line are designed to be easily placed in any major fantasy or magical medieval city. While "Everyone Else" detailed everyone else needed to populate a city, "Powers that Be" details specific institutions and characters within them.

Not sure about the City Council? Check out our free download, Powers that Be: Councilor Remorga. This demo details a single member of the city council, as well as the city palace grounds and some of the ground floor. And it is free for the taking!

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March 4th, 2005
This is exactly what it says...a bunch of NPC's who make up a city council. What more do you want?<br><br><b>LIKED</b>: Each NPC has a colour picture and a few nice hooks. The players get a feel of the NPC from looking at the pi [...]
February 5th, 2004
This product could be helpful, but I was hoping for something more generic. [...]
January 16th, 2004
It's an okay product for a set of pre-generated NPCs replete with pictures, but you may not find all of them (or their situations) to your taste. I know it will take a lot of work to move them into my campaign, but there are some good ideas in here no [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on December 29, 2003.