The Generic Villain vs. the Evil Overlord List, Items 60-69

The Generic Villain continues a point-by-point facedown and update of that reference material of all baddies with imperial ambitions, The Evil Overlord List.
60. Don’t use any code or password that the five year old child adviser can break in under 30 [...]

The Generic Villain vs. the Accidentally Sentient Computer (Evil Overlord List Item 59)

The Generic Villain continues a point-by-point facedown and update of that reference material of all baddies with imperial ambitions, The Evil Overlord List.
The Evil Overlord List, Item 59 expressly forbids creating a sentient computer smarter than you are. It’s a sensible piece of [...]

The Generic Villain vs. the Evil Overlord List, Items 54-58

The Generic Villain continues a point-by-point facedown and update of that reference material of all baddies with imperial ambitions, The Evil Overlord List.
54. No striking a bargain with a demonic being and then double-crossing it simply to be contrary. Yes. Strike all the bargains you [...]

The Generic Villain vs. the Evil Overlord List, Items 47-53

The Generic Villain continues a point-by-point facedown and update of that reference material of all baddies with imperial ambitions, The Evil Overlord List.
47. If a callow youth is starting a quest to destroy you, get rid of him while he’s still a callow youth. I really can’t [...]

The Generic Villain vs. the Evil Overlord List, Item 46

The Generic Villain continues a point-by-point facedown and update of that reference material of all baddies with imperial ambitions, The Evil Overlord List.
Item 46 of the Evil Overlord List recommends responding to an adviser pointing out that The Hero is only one person and asking what one person can [...]

The Generic Villain vs. the Evil Overlord List, Items 41-45

The Generic Villain continues a point-by-point facedown and update of that reference material of all baddies with imperial ambitions, The Evil Overlord List.
41. Destroy all time-travel devices once power is secure. Heck, why wait? See how many time-travel devices you can work into the collateral damage while you’re still taking over—don’t [...]

The Generic Villain vs. the Evil Overlord List, Items 41-45

The Generic Villain continues a point-by-point facedown and update of that reference material of all baddies with imperial ambitions, The Evil Overlord List.
41. Destroy all time-travel devices once power is secure. Heck, why wait? See how many time-travel devices you can work into the collateral damage while you’re still taking over—don’t [...]

The Generic Villain vs. the Evil Overlord List, Items 36-40

The Generic Villain continues a point-by-point facedown and update of that reference material of all baddies with imperial ambitions, The Evil Overlord List.
36. No imprisoning members of the same party in the same cell block, never mind the same cell; if they’re important prisoners, have the only key on your person. THIS. Yes, [...]

The Generic Villain vs. the Evil Overlord List, Items 30-35

The Generic Villain continues a point-by-point facedown and update of that reference material of all baddies with imperial ambitions, The Evil Overlord List.
30. Deprive the heroes of their needed comic relief by preemptively executing all bumbling conjurers, clumsy squires, no-talent bards and cowardly thieves. I have two problems with this statement. One, unless done with [...]

The Generic Villain vs. The Evil Overlord List, Items 26-29

The Generic Villain continues a point-by-point facedown and update of that reference material of all baddies with imperial ambitions, The Evil Overlord List.
26. Think twice before ordering a prisoner sent to your bedchamber. …forget think twice, just plain don’t do it. One, even though it’s taken us years to get it, it’s never [...]