It’s a time-honored tradition among Changeling groups to construct their own kiths, but the process has always been idiosyncratic. Doing justice to folklore and balanced game mechanics don’t always go hand in hand. Luckily, the 20th Anniversary Edition has provided a basic template for creating them, so we’re taking the opportunity to do a short kith-building workshop, wherein the nymphs finally get their due. (Yes, yes, Inanimae: the Secret Way tried to definitively re-cast them as Sessile Ones, but we defy that idea.) Join us as we scrape together the bits of precedent for the kith, and talk through the questions-and-answers process in C20 as applied to them. Perhaps it will give you some grist for the mill to create your own…!
We mentioned two homebrew products by members of our community that informed the approach here. Check out Aaron Siddall and Andrew Goodman’s Roots of Legend on the Storytellers’ Vault here: https://www.storytellersvault.com/product/354523?affiliate_id=3063731, and Charlie Cantrell’s 5th edition hack for Changeling here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XCSfDfJUNFm6d9f0omHzQ-rt7U0kkR7b/view.
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Josh Hillerup (any pronoun) once slung syrup with the nymph grump keeper of a much-storied, well-loved sugar shack.
Pooka G (any pronoun/they) hunts for faults in the game mechanics that will produce the MISSINGNO. kith.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
—Thomas Edison (like he would know…)