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Basic Information

A MacGuffin is a narrative device which represent something that exists solely to drive the plot, without having any further relevance to it (i.e., it won't have any further practical applications once the protagonists get hold of it).

Types of MacGuffins

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Game and Story Use

  • Useful if you want the PCs to chase after something without actually giving them an item that will give them powerful bonuses. The only tricky part is coming up with a reason why they would want to chase after it.
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