I’m of the firm belief that any boss reaches greatness by the reveal of “a final from”. If your Big Bad gains access to their final form by tricking the heroes, that’s a big pile of bonus points. Then, if your BBEG has another final form, but that last form is their undoing… well, there you have a fitting end to your adventure.
In short, Jafar looks like a real contender from the outset.
We’re looking for the best ‘Disney villain as the Big Bad Evil Guy’ for your Table Top RPG. Why? Why not. There have been so many superb Disney villains, and whilst power level or general awesomeness are fine ways to measure a villain, how much you would want them inspiring your Games Master’s campaign is more intriguing debate to me.
<< Last week, Cruella gave it her best shot.
This week, we measure the potential of Jafar.
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“If she doesn’t scare you, no evil thing will” is a bold statement. Not only does it imply that Cruella is the scariest thing imaginable in the world 101 Dalmatians, but the same character that sings that line is standing up the fur-obsessed villain just a few scenes later.
Scary, to some extent, sure. Hateful, despicable and unsettling, definitely. If you’re looking for inspiration for a villain in a Table Top Role Playing Game, Cruella gives some great ideas on how you can make a your main evil guy a great source of grief for your players.
But is Cruella the Greatest Disney BBEG?
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Big Bag Evil Guy. It’s a term many gamers are familiar. No matter what Table Top Roleplaying Game you are into, there’s usually a big bad waiting for the players at the finish line. If they’re a decent BBEG, they’ve probably shown up a few times to give the team a bad time (but in a good way). There may have been a few bad guys/gals along the way, but there’s often that one Big Bag that outshines the rest.
Today, and for the next few Mondays, I’ll be asking the question:
Which Disney villain should be the BBEG in your TTRPG?
This is partly because I’ve watched a few Disney movies with my daughter recently, partly because I’ve been enjoying the board game Villainous, partly because I’m always thinking about new scenarios for the games I’m running, and partly because I like having these silly thoughts.
But before we can get going, how do we judge the ‘Best BBEG’?
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