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ThreadTitleDescriptionTagsAddedScore
January 2008
1044995How to stop a Time-Traveling BBEGWith sheer BadasseryTime travel BBEG Badass2008-01-20 10 
March 2008
1374705Great quotes you delivered while playing the villain.Anonymous shows that villains can have some great linesBBEG, quotes2008-03-21 -3 
April 2008
1576661Fleshwarper IllithidAn Illithid grafts itself into a horrible abomination that should not be.Nightmare Fuel, Awesome, BBEG2008-04-21 5 
July 2008
2135370Insane Villain QuirksUseful traits for your next crazy BBEGBBEG, Villain, Character, Evil2008-07-03 6 
October 2008
2764879The Ends Justify The MeansA serious discussion of how to make a fairly generic "insane scalpel-happy doctor" villain slightly more interesting, and in so doing present a quandary to her would-be assassins.BBEG, morals, discussion, getting shit done2008-10-08 6 
March 2009
3913698BBEG motivationsHow to make BBEG's with bitchin' motivations. Occasional sprinklings of winsauceBBEG, motivation2009-03-08 2 
April 2009
4393415Cooking Mama, the BBEG EditionOP asks for people to use Cooking Mama as BBEG. Starts with crazed housewife stumping for PETA, ends with Chilean Communist bomber living out her life in the suburbs until her secret is revealedCooking, Mama, BBEG, Stats, Epic2009-04-25 15 
July 2009
5098267The D&D crying gameAsking the people of /tg/ what their character would do if his lady love turned out to be a badguy in disguise. Surprisingly civil discussion follows.D&D BBEG TG2009-07-05 7 
September 2009
5845357Painting ShenanigansDrybrushing troll turned into painting techniques thread.miniatures, paint, techniques, tips, beginner2009-09-13 0 
5974314Big Bad Evil Gals/tg/ discusses the idea of female BBEGs, if any of them are any good, and the stereotypes generally seen therein. A rather decent discourse, albeit with trolling here and there.Female, BBEG, stereotype, discussion2009-09-23 -2 
October 2009
6127804How to be a BBEG without trying to hardLittle situations in everyday life that we always find ourselves plucked into. Yes, the BBEG was behind them all. Also, TobleroneToblerone, BBEG, Campaign, Nuts, Chocolate2009-10-04 13 
6316834Fugitive QuestCollective game about BBEG regaining power and killing secret agent.Collective Game, BBEG, secret agent2009-10-17 0 
December 2009
7176389Fluff a monsterAnon posts a monster pic and anon creates back-story for the monster. It contains some truly sickening stuff!Monsters, BBEGs, World Building2009-12-17 3 
January 2010
7680236Creepy BBEGOP asks for /tg/ to think up an original and deeply unsettling villain. What follows could be considered nightmare fuel.bbeg, nightmare fuel2010-01-20 5 
May 2010
10088662Opera House EncounterOP asks for help with BBEG encounter in an opera house. Anon swiftly delivers with a BBEG subversion into mindfuck territory.BBEG, mindfuck, opera house2010-05-27 1 
June 2010
10217394Brother RotMagos Joran Bol'van hosts a Create A BBEG thread. /tg/ gets shit done, creates win.BBEG, /tg/ gets shit done2010-06-02 6 
November 2010
12801416One Spell Left/tg/ uses a random spell generator to see how fucked they are.BBEG, Final Battle, Magic, Generator2010-11-15 15 
February 2011
13951952Disney Villains as Campaign VillainsOP shows off the basic plot motivators for Disney villains, offering them up as awesome BBEG proposals.Disney, BBEG2011-02-18 5 
March 2011
14115968The AntagonistAvoiding common tropes when dealing with the BBEG in a campaign.BBEG2011-03-03 6 
April 2011
14612827Marche of FFTA"The Stealthiest Lawful Evil Protagonist in the history of Lawful Evil protagonists."Lawful Evil, Lawful Good, BBEG, troll, trolling, final fantasy tactics, final fantasy tactics advance, fft, ffta, fantasy, paladin, discussion2011-04-16 8 
May 2011
14977000Making the Perfect Villain (tm)How do you make a villain your PCs love to hate? Make him their antithesis, and then make him a perfectly normal human being.evil, villain, mundane, space, furry, furries, human, humans, reasonable, trolling, troll, maximum, decency, PCs, psychopaths, BBEG, original content, original, advice2011-05-19 28 
15092314The Greatest Party EverA tale of dungeons and dragons, eternally retold. THOUSANDS OF YEARS AGO!Awesome, Game Session, Thousands of years ago, Dungeons and Dragons, GM, Epic, BBEG2011-05-29 2 
June 2011
15301931Geist the furry hating the BBEGCan you make an awesome BBEG out of shitty character? Yes you can.furry hate, that guy, BBEG, advice, big bad2011-06-18 21 
15323216Dancer in WhiteMichael Jackson as the ultimate BBEG. Bards become the best "just as planned" villains ever.Michael Jackson, bard, Lich, BBEG, villain.2011-06-20 33 
July 2011
15503489Lord Deathrape and the CazaclawrasqueBecause some PCs just deserve to die.Tarrasque, Horror, Holy shit, BBEG, Cazador, Deathclaw, Cazaclaw, God hates you, FUCK2011-07-07 14 
August 2012
20407758Totemist Quest XV: Before the BeginningAyren Overwake, Master Totemist, slays a behemoth.Totem Quest, Monsters, Behemoth, Collective Game, Quest, Totem, Diarca, Before the Beginning2012-08-21 25 
September 2012
20663459That Guy Thread - Three stats at 23 editionMildly entertaining "That Guy" thread turns into an epic story of conflict between a proper roleplayer and a minmaxing childThat Guy, Story, It begins2012-09-09 22 
January 2013
22696654Slime questTest#7 Jade slime is born. sentient and smart jade slime discovers itself and the world around itself as its creator watches and records science.Jade slime quest, beginnings, search for the red hills,2013-01-20 14 
February 2013
23098241Alexander Crackedmind: A Real Life BBEGA thread start out fairly innocent, but brings forth an individual who has shattered his own mind using tulpa in the pursuit of fame and recognition. Seems to be a real like BBEG.BBEG, Alexander, Crackedmind, real, life, tulpa, weird 2013-02-11 14 
April 2013
24215245Beginner Guide to Dungeon MasteringAdvice on how to DM. Templates, instructions, and intermediate advice also.dnd, dnd 3.5, dm, dungeon master, dungeon mastering, advice, help, newbie, beginner, dowjin2013-04-13 12 
September 2013
26990741 /tg/ Text Adventure Quest: Chapter 10Now begins the story of the Rollin Bones, half-dryad mage and son of Mr. Bones.Collective Game, Mage, new beggings, succubi, slime girl2013-09-02 4 
October 2013
27779822Unboxing EorisBeggins with a simple unboxing and then it spi- OH SHIT. Someone actually bought Eoris.eoris, unboxing, begginings, complicated character sheets, why2013-10-16 11 
27948809How to into villainsA thread starts off with GMs sharing tricks they like; it eventually switches into a discussion om how to make good BBEGs.villain, BBEG, Lich, necromancer, paladin, GM, DM2013-10-26 4 
27968904The final spellOnce again, /tg/ is left with a single random spell with which to defeat the BBEG. Spell, Magic, Wizard, BBEG, Final Boss, Random Generator, Seventh Sanctum, 2013-10-27 2 
November 2013
28309051Marche/Kamina-like VillianOP brings us the idea of a man of justice dedicated to toppling the very gods to free the world from their influence. He is to be the main antagonist to the Player Characters, who are paladins and clerics fighting for what they believe is right. Much discussion is had, and storytime is promised.advice, paladin, awesome, BBEG, villain2013-11-15 5 
December 2013
28617703Times your group has had to end for the nightTimes a campaign has had to restart, be rewritten, or put on hold because of silly bullshit players pull. Also a small bit of advice on worldbuilding.DM, GM, DMing, GMing, worldbuilding, story, stories, storytime, PC, GMPC, DMPC, bard, paladin, seduction, cancer, Elder evil, EE, BBEG2013-12-02 5 
28996026Mr and Missus BBEGAnon asks for /tg/'s opinion on designing a BBEG who's also happily married.bbeg, marriage, helicopter parents2013-12-22 13 
January 2014
29268593/tg/ makes some BBEGs/tg/ posts pics, creates villains based on themBBEG,Axeman,villains2014-01-04 5 
July 2014
33664351Your Next BBEGPeople give each others' pictures BBEG introductions. Tremble before the greatest harbingers of evil.BBEG2014-07-26 7 
May 2015
39830645TransHuman Hero Quest: Part 1We create our nameless pc, and gain our powersCollective game, TransHuman Hero Quest, Nanomachines, Beginning2015-05-09 5 
39992979The Beginning (??? Quest)Grizzled, Drunk Old Man has a rather down Wednesday. Enter "The Red Lady"The Beginning, The Red Lady, Tarot, Steven Blum, Collective Game2015-05-16 6 
July 2015
41134158VR-BBEG Quest 1John Smith, retired old man, gets a job offer.collective game, vr-bbeg quest2015-07-10 15 
41177225VR-BBEG Quest 2John Smith, undercover Dark Lord, helps a priest to kill things.collective game, VR-BBEG Quest2015-07-12 13 
41220802VR-BBEG Quest 3In which John Smith is disappoint, and forges a secret dragon-hunting club (girls allowed).collective game, VR-BBEG Quest2015-07-14 10 
41281327VR-BBEG Quest 4John Smith breaks a door and semi-recruits a dragon-expert, before QM has to leave.collective game, VR-BBEG Quest2015-07-17 9 
41324264VR-BBEG Quest 5John Smith attends a meeting, eats food, and annoys a girly-boy.collective game, VR-BBEG Quest2015-07-19 10 
41370707VR-BBEG Quest 6John Smith trains his apprentice and samefags his way to beating up a fop.collective game, VR-BBEG Quest2015-07-21 7 
41298468DMPCs do and don'ts/tg/ discusses and regales instances in which DMs used a DMPC or a NPC, in a beneficial and/or engaging way, or as an excuse to play their special snowflake character.BBEG, DMPC, mary sue, NPC, roleplay, storytime, THAT DM2015-07-24 -2 
41454965VR-BBEG Quest 7John Smith, reluctant judge, meets a peculiar dorf and develops a love of sharks.collective game, VR-BBEG Quest2015-07-25 6 
September 2015
42643129Star Wars Humble Beginnings Quest 1Dossoxss, or Dox for short, begins his story at the Sabaac Table.Collective Game, Humble Beginnings Quest2015-09-21 3 
February 2016
45420538Be the BEGOur dark lord attacks the nearby cityCollective Game, BEG, Incubi, Monk2016-02-14 13 
45397087Be the BEG: PrologueWe begin our quest to be the best at things so bad, you'll wonder why you're ever sadCollective Game, BEG, Family, Paladin2016-02-14 11 
45534742Be the BEG Chapter 3With our new lieutenant, we take the port town but lose something dear to usCollective Game, BEG, Necromancer, Ex-Wife2016-02-20 6 
45557881Be the BEG Chapter 4BEG ain't paying no child supportCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG Quest, divorce, wife2016-02-23 13 
45676951Be the BEG Chapter 5We take the iron mine, and anticipate new arrivalsCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Bard2016-02-28 8 
March 2016
45816833Be the BEG Chapter 6We go to war with the Democracy of TheonCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, War2016-03-05 15 
45840784Be the BEG Chapter 7We take the Capitol of Theon, and meet some strange foesCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Idols2016-03-06 8 
45961859Be the BEG Chapter 8Beach Episode! Also sexy time all the timeCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Beach2016-03-12 8 
45985855Be the BEG Chapter 9We go back in time, and then forward with lifeCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Betrayal2016-03-13 9 
46096223Be the BEG Chapter 10We find out the reason for Marigold's turnCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Goo2016-03-18 10 
46115256Be the BEG Chapter 11We see what's going on in Kyle's neck of the woodsCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, RIP2016-03-19 9 
46138632Be the BEG Chapter 12There's a fire, a sad girl, a naked mage, and a bunch of bodiesCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Fire2016-03-20 7 
46246729Be the BEG Chapter 13A slow day, full of sweet dreams and daughter loveCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Exhaustion2016-03-25 8 
46266469Be the BEG Chapter 14We test out new toys, and attend a black tie eventCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Duel2016-03-26 8 
46290033Be the BEG Chapter 15We settle a dispute, and do a lot of things that involve penetrationCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Sex2016-03-27 10 
April 2016
46395036Be the BEG: Vanessa GaidenWe find out about Vanessa's conditionCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, April Fools2016-04-01 5 
46415017Be the BEG Chapter 16We enter the world arena, nonviolentlyCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, War Profiteering2016-04-03 7 
46435929Be the BEG Chapter 17We continue to encourage conflict, and prepare for total warCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Return of Kyle2016-04-03 4 
46564172Be the BEG Chapter 18We wage war, and find out a few thingsCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Children2016-04-09 5 
46589164Be the BEG Chapter 19We find out what happened to Sophia, and deal with an insubordinate underlingCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Marriage2016-04-10 3 
46709769Be the BEG Chapter 20We find out about a secret plan, among other newsCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Relics2016-04-17 5 
46838831Be the BEG Chapter 21We tie up some ends, and meet new friendsCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Lolita?2016-04-22 6 
46857981Be the BEG Chapter 22What mysteries do the relics hold?Collective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Evil Shit2016-04-23 7 
May 2016
47134614Be the BEG Chapter 23A family reunitedCollective Game, BEG, Be the BEG, Succubi Pile2016-05-08 4 
47180551>The BBEG has very strong romantic feelings for one of the PCsIs it possible to do this in a way that's both plausible and enjoyable for the entire group?BBEG, Romance, PC2016-05-11 2 
June 2016
220818Rex Regum, chapter 1You retake your capital of old, and begin an adventure anewRex Regum, Emperor, Beginnings2016-06-04 2 
November 2016
50330040Odd Villain MotivationsIn this thread, posters brainstorm some motivations for villains that are odd, unconventional and just plain petty.Brainstorming, petty villainy, BBEG, motivations, funny, insurance fraud2016-11-22 31 
December 2016
944863Be The BBEG Quest/qst/ becomes a dragon.BBEG Quest, Collective Game, Quest2016-12-17 3 
March 2017
52078572Comfy Cliche ThreadAnons share the ideas in settings and campaigns that, in spite of their overuse, are still loved.Meta, fluff, BBEG, character, setting2017-03-09 8 
July 2017
53944400An Ancient Evil Awakens!Activities for recently unsealed ancient evils besides world conquest and potential tactics for the conquest of the modern world.sauron, ancient evil, BBEG, worldbuilding, conquest, cyberpunk,2017-07-02 5 
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