Maybe it's obvious, but it occured to me yesterday while working on a rumours table for my current campaign: make your rumours assertive. "A dragon landed north of the town last sunday", not "some people claim they saw a dragon landing north of the town." It may be true, or false, or anywhere in between, and it may come from any source; let the players investigate if they want more info.

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@nono as an in-between, maybe say where the rumours are coming from. city guardsmen, farmers, local street kids, and late-night tavern dwellers would all suggest different levels of believability

@Garrison Yes, good point. I might add this info to the table as-is.

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