Episode 34: Evil Player Characters, or We Have Cookies

Gamer’s Tavern turns to the Dark Side! Want to play evil but are worried about the players turning into murderbunnies? Or dissolving into PvP chaos? We talk about how to use evil player characters and even entire evil parties and still tell great stories and have fun.

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Episode 5: Horror Role Playing Games

What We’ve Been Playing

Dark Nova (Darryl and Ross)

Sink the Titanic (Darryl)

Pathfinder (Jason)

Hero System (Jason)

D&D 5th Edition (Jason)

World of Tanks (Bryant)

Final Fantasy VII (Bryant)

Arduin Grimoire (Ross)

Champions (Ross)


Evil Player Characters

Pillage and Burn/For the Evulz – “Remember men, pillage before you burn!”

Lawful Evil – “Look, we both said a lot of things you’re going to regret. But I think we can put our differences behind us. For science. You monster.”

Amoral/Mercenary – “I ain’t in this for your revolution and I’m not in it for you, Princess. I expect to get paid.”

Vigilante/Grey Moral – “I’m not locked in here with you. You’re locked in here with me!!


Man on Fire

Game of Thrones



Knights of the Dinner Table

Gamer’s Tavern Episode 21: Graphic Content

Enemy at the Gates

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Gamer’s Tavern Game Table

Looking for Group

Order of the Stick

Gamer’s Tavern Episode 28: Alignment

Gamer’s Tavern Episode 33: Character Death

Gamer’s Tavern Episode 27: Birthright

Dungeons & Dragons movie

Games Mentioned


Dark Champions

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd Edition


Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition


Cyberpunk 2020

Thieves World


Star Wars: Edge of the Empire

Dark Hersey

Rogue Trader

Warhammer Fantasy

World of Darkness

Firefly Roleplaying Game


Necessary Evil

Gamer’s Tavern is licensed under a CC BY NC ND 4.0 license. Music for Accursed is “Artemis” by Aesma Daeva, licensed under CC BY 2.5. Music for One Degree with Nick is copyright Nick Jarowski, all rights reserved, used with permission. Music for Drive Thru RPG is copyright Save or Die, all rights reserved, used with permission.

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