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    The Red Dragon Inn (2007) 

Fiona the Volatile

A boisterous human warrior who is childhood friends with Gerki.

  • Chain Mail Bikini: Her undergarments, and one too many cracks about it gets you punched in the face.
  • Healing Factor: "I've always been a fast healer," which regenerates 2 fortitude.
  • Heavily Armored Mook: Her card "Luckily, I was wearing my armor!" allows her to ignore anything that would cause her to lose fortitude.
  • No-Sell: She can use her drinks to wash the bloodstains off her stuff or be too busy playing with her sword collection to gamble.
  • Tomboy: She enjoys armwrestling and fistfighting.
  • Victoria's Secret Compartment: The card "Look what was rattling around in my armor!" allows her to fish a coin out of her breastplate. In play terms, she pays from the bank instead of her own pocket.

Deirdre the Priestess

A kind elven priestess who has the power to heal.

  • Gag Boobs: She's got one of the largest chests of the female characters in the cast; only Eve competes.
  • Heal Thyself: Several of her cards call upon her goddess to heal fortitude damage she has taken.
  • The Ingenue: She's benevolent and good-natured as well as naive; a bunch of guys leering at her in one of her cards has her thinking that they're interested in her religion.
  • The Medic: She has cards that heal others, though the effects can wear off.

Gerki the Sneak

A sneaky halfling thief who is childhood friends with Fiona.

  • Butt-Monkey: He seems to be on the receiving end of a lot of punishment by the other adventurers. Pooky can be seen lunging at him on the cover of the 5th Red Dragon Inn game.
  • Slipping a Mickey: He often likes to spike the drinks of others, though in later editions the card was retitled "A little something extra."

Zot the Wizard

     Red Dragon Inn 2 (2008) 

Dimli the Dwarf

Eve the Illusionist

Fleck the Bard

Gog the Half-Ogre

     Red Dragon Inn 3 (2011) 

Wizgille the Tinkerer

A legendary genius Artificer among the Gnomes, Wizgille is always tinkering and creating new devices. Whether the creation is a smashing success or blows up in her face, on the other hand, well...

  • A Hero to His Hometown: Wizgille is adored in her hometown of Copperforge because she's one of the greatest Arcane Inventors in the world.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Her inventions can do some pretty great things, like turning alcohol into gold. That is, when they work.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: A malfunctioning invention of hers can hurt her and cause her to take fortitude damage.

Brewmaster Phrenk

A highly skilled Potionmaster from the troll villages, Phrenk is a laid back, live-and-let-live kind of troll. Still not a good idea to make him angry, though-he's as brilliant at brewing healing potions as he is in making drinks, and, player willing, he might even make you wish you had bought that healing potion when he offered it to you last round...

Kaylin the Renegade (and her companion, Wulfric)

Serena the Pious

An Orc Paladin, who became a paladin depite being an Orc because the paladins who'd slayed her village couldn't bear to kill such an incredibly adorable baby Orc. Serena grew up to be highly disciplined and loyal to her order, a skilled fighter and capable healer, but her Orcish instincts are ever-present beneath the surface. Well, how bad could drinking, gambling, and generally carousing in a tavern be? There's cheaters to catch, pre-emptive punches to hand out, and surely the temple wouldn't miss just one gold coin, would they...?

  • Hidden Depths: When Bastian hears of Serena and assumes she's a vile a vile Orc masquerading as a Paladin of Korash, he is furious. But when he chases her down he realize she's no impostor, and there might be more to Korash than he initially thought.
  • Token Heroic Orc

    Red Dragon Inn 4 (2013) 

Captain Whitehawk

  • Cool Old Lady: She's a senior, but the captain of a crew and a more than competent swordfighter and loves partying and drinking with her friends.

First Mate Remy

  • Attack Reflector: One of his cards, "Deflect," redirects any fortitude damage sent at him to a marked player of his choice, which can be the person that attacked him first.
  • Counter-Attack: His deck is primarily made of cards that attack players who attack him first.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: His backstory recounts his time being imprisoned after a warship crew mutiny, surviving a kraken attack that downed the warship, and forced into becoming a pirate.
  • Good Is Not Soft: He's among the more moral characters of the cast (he has no cheating cards, for example), but he's not afraid to get violent to discipline misbehaving adventurers.
  • Honor Before Reason: This came back to bite him a couple of times in his backstory:
    • When the crew of the warship he originally served on mutinied, weary of constant battle, his honor meant that he came to the defense of the officers and was imprisoned for it.
    • After narrowly escaping with his life after the warship was destroyed and grateful at having been rescued by a crew, Remy pledged his loyalty to them...and they turned out to be pirates. Despite the pirate life not agreeing with him, he served them as he had promised until Captain Whitehawk inspired him to rebel.
  • Long-Haired Pretty Boy: He's pretty much the most beautiful man in the cast, and his hair is down to his mid back at least.
  • The One Guy: He's the only male character of his crew.
  • You Can't Go Home Again: He wants to return to his home in the east, but doesn't know if he'd be welcomed or put to death as a mutineer.

Bryn the Boatswain

  • The Lad-ette: A very strong lady who loves arm wrestling, flexes and crushes tankards like nothing.

Tara the Navigator

  • Blind Seer: She carries around a crystal ball that she uses to make predictions of her fellow adventurers' future, which tends to be them getting drunker.

    Red Dragon Inn 5: The Character Trove (2015) 

Sera the Fleetfooted

Lizwick the Collector

  • Bag of Holding: She carries one around and it's her main deck gimmick. Everything from gloves with knives tied to the fingers to old sandwiches are contained within.

Joran the Trickster

Zakhan the Drunken Master

A half-elf, half-barbarian monk who pounds both faces and drinks in (relatively) equal measure.
  • Booze-Based Buff: Higher Drunken Chi (which Zakhan may get by gaining alcohol from drinks) makes some of his cards more powerful, from increasing his damage output to allowing him to ignore attacks instead of reducing the damage he takes.
  • Booze Flamethrower: Zakhan can utilize his Drunken Chi to set all other players aflame.
  • Quick Nip: Occasionally takes a sip of wine from his jug to boost his Drunken Chi.

    Red Dragon Inn 6: Villains (2017) 

Daareka the Mindbreaker

Baron von Vlazlo

Amundyr the Cursed

Torglesnarf Duncleton, First of His Name

A self-proclaimed king of the goblins who is not particularly big, strong or intimidating in his own right. He is, however, smart enough and rich enough to hire goons who are. He first appeared in Battle for Greyport before becoming playable in RDI 6.
  • The Dragon: General Drog serves as this, both in Battle for Greyport and among Torglesnarf's minions in RDI; in the latter case he only appears in Torglesnarf's "Boss Mode" deck.
  • Let's You and Him Fight: Torglesnarf isn't too proud to pay people to attack someone else—even their own teammates, if he is faced as a Boss.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Money!
  • Small Name, Big Ego: There's not much evidence that his claims of being royalty are legitimate, but he certainly acts the part, paying off other creatures to serve him.

    Red Dragon Inn 7: The Tavern Crew (2018) 

Warthorn Redbeard

The proprietor of the Red Dragon Inn, Warthorn Redbeard is a retired Dwarf adventurer who enjoys the company his customers bring to his establishment, to the point where he'll entertain them (completely talk their ears off) with his stories of adventures past.

  • Big Good: He's the guy who established and runs the very venue your character plays in.
  • Let Me Tell You a Story: His deck's gimmick. Any time you see a pipe in the corner of a card, it will trigger this event.
  • Our Dwarves Are All the Same: Fits this trope to a T. This is even poked fun at when he tries on Dimli's (a fellow Dwarf) helmet.
  • Retired Badass: He was a past adventurer himself who decided to open an inn for other adventurers.

Molly the Stablehand

A young halfling stablehand that tends to the animals left behind by their owners when they go to have a drink at the Inn. Said animals have a tendency to wander into the establishment, much to her dismay.

  • Animal Stampede: When the animals get way out of control, this happens.
  • Badass Adorable: You pretty much have to be to handle some of the animals that she tends to, one of which is a flaming nightmare horse.
  • Drinking on Duty: If she's selected as a character. This can hilariously backfire as it will cause some of the animals she's supposed to be minding to wander into the Inn.
  • Friend to All Living Things: She seems to have an affinity towards caring for animals (and the occassional passed-out adventurer) in her stable.
  • The Rival: Many of the animals in her care are this to another. If they both appear in front of her, Hilarity Ensues.
  • Token Mini-Moe: To the crew of the Red Dragon Inn.

Jasper the Bouncer

A retired aged wizard who watches over the Red Dragon Inn and makes sure none of the patrons get too rowdy.

  • The Big Guy: Although he doesn't look the part.
  • Cool Old Guy: Don't be deceived by his appearance - this grandpa hits hard.
  • Drinking on Duty: If he's selected as a character.
  • Squishy Wizard: Averted. He may look like this trope, but his strength is on par with powerhouses like Gog the Half-Ogre and Bryn the Boatswain, the latter of whom casually totes a cannon with her to deal with cheaters.
  • Time Out: If a patron get too restless, he will take the offending party outside with him until they calm down.
  • Underestimating Badassery: It seems like he's counting on people to do this.

The Wench

The waitress who attends to the needs of the Red Dragon Inn's clientele, ever ready to serve drinks with a smile. At first a side character relegated to serve your characters beverages as needed, she eventually became a playable character.

  • All There in the Manual: Her name is Olivia, but you'd only know that if you listened to Warthorn Redbeard's stories.
  • Ambiguously Brown: Her artwork makes her look like she's of East Indian descent (especially the 5th edition), but when she gets her own deck, her skin tone got considerably lighter.
  • Berserk Button: Don't assume that she is that type of wench. It won't be appreciated, and you'll see her hidden sword first-hand.
  • Drinking on Duty: If she's a character one of the players selects.
  • Gargle Blaster: She has access to a LOT of these with her Special Reserve drink cards.
  • Hidden Badass: Oh, she knows how to handle a sword, all right. Don't let her friendly demeanor fool you.
  • Hypocrite: She scolds people for playing with their drinks, but when SHE does it, it's "her job."
  • Loved by All: Everyone likes her, even as she makes off with gambling winnings, claiming they're her "tip". She even gets along with Pooky.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Pretty much like most of the girls at the Red Dragon Inn.
  • Promoted to Playable: She was there since the very beginning as a Non-Player Character serving the drinks, until she with the rest of the Red Dragon Inn crew decided to join the fun in the 7th edition of the game.

Red Dragon Inn Allies and Expansion Packs

Initially released one character at a time, now being released in two-for-ones.

  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Heíll often play up the cute act in order to get out of being targeted by others, but heís vicious and terrifying underneath.
  • Cute Creature, Creepy Mouth: Pooky has a mouth full of sharp teeth and green drool, which is one of the things that shows that he definitely isn't a normal rabbit.
  • Familiar: Serves as one to Zot.
  • Glamor Failure: He looks like a cute, fluffy rabbit, but with the sharp teeth, itís evident heís anything but.
  • Killer Rabbit: Quite literally, though itís evident that thereís about him.
  • More Teeth than the Osmond Family: One look into his maw reveals incredibly sharp, terrifying teeth.
  • Promoted to Playable: He first appeared on some of Zotís cards, but then got his own deck.
  • Sanity Meter: His main deck gimmick. The drunker or angrier he gets (caused by him taking damage or losing at gambling), the more unhinged he becomes, and the harder he hits.

    Erin the Ever-Changing 
  • Heal Thyself: She can call upon the powers of nature to heal fortitude damage she has taken.
  • Stone Wall: Her tree form reduces all fortitude damage she takes by 2 and all alcohol content she would gain by 2, though it canít affect other players at all; playing any card while she is a tree forces Erin back to her elf form immediately.
  • Time Out: Turning into a tree ends her turn immediately, including making her immune to any cards that have yet to be resolved for the turn, as well as negating her drink phase.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: She's a druid, after all; her main deck gimmick involves her swapping between four forms: Her default elf form, a bear, a raven, and a tree.

    Cormac the Mighty 

    Witchdoctor Natyli 

    Ozrik the Adept 
  • Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: He's a skilled mage, and incredibly arrogant about it. Many of his "ignore damage" cards have him saying something to the effect of "Your powers are no match for mine!"
  • HeelĖFace Turn: His backstory reveals that he used to be villainous, but realized the error of his ways and turned to good. He's still incredibly arrogant, though.

    Brother Bastian 


    Zariah the Summoner 

    Halden the Unhinged 

    Keet and Nitrel 



  • Cute Monster Girl: For a little goblin, she's absolutely adorable.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Some of Nitrel's bombs deal fortitude damage to herself as well.
  • Stuff Blowing Up: She hands out a variety of bombs with her cards, which usually damage players' fortitude (or get them drunk).

    Adonis vs the Lich King 

The Magnificent Adonis, Bard of the Ages

The Lich King

    Spyke and Flower 
Notable for being both a standalone 2-player expansion, and a crossover with Steve Jackson's Munchkin.

    Ohava vs Murgath 

Ohava the Grand Cleric

Murgath the Blessed

  • Bring It: As a Boss, his "Dauntless confidence" card gives this vibe.
  • Clingy Macguffin: Banefall, a holy sword that the evil Murgath can't put down.
  • Enemy Mine: Murgath and Banefall are constantly at odds, but some cards show them seemingly working together. For example, "I will NOT abide cheaters!" has both of them equally mad at whoever's cheating at gambling.
  • Healing Shiv: Effectively what Banefall tries to be, as whenever Murgath attacks someone, they gain a Blessing card that can be used to heal, though generally won't immediately out-heal the damage dealt.
  • Volcanic Veins: His "Boss Mode" appearance sports these, both on his skin and armor.

    Piper vs Ripsnarl 

Piper the Sniper

  • Early-Bird Cameo: Her design was first seen in the Battle for Greyport deck-building game.
  • Multi Shot: She can use as many or as few Arrow cards as she wants from her hand, in lieu of a regular Action.
  • Rugged Scar: She has claw mark-like scars across her face. It's implied that she got them from Ripsnarl. One of her cards even states "You don't collect scars by being a wimp".
  • Trick Arrow: An entire quiver of them!


  • Bear Hug: "First rule of villainy: Crush your rivals."