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[PDF] Quick Generator – Alchemical Ingredient Names

Quick Generator – Alchemical Ingredient Names

Many times, all you need is a quick idea or a concept. Something to help spark your imagination or to just fill in the gaps. You don’t want a huge number of tables and need something reasonably quickly.

This is where the Quick Generator series comes in. The QG series from Ennead Games has, generally, no more than 2 x d100 tables, which can give you 10,000 possible combinations!

This particular QG gives you two tables for coming up with an ingredient you might find useful for alchemical reactions. The name might be literal, such as Dragons Tongue is just what you think it is, or the name for a flower or root that resembles its namesake. Or maybe someone just thought the name would be amusing.

With 100 x 100, or 10,000 possible combinations!

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[World Anvil] – Alchemical Forge

Alchemical Forge

Some forges take iron and allow you to make it into a sword, or a dagger. This one takes, well, other materials and does the same. But the results are much, much different

 Alchemy, on some worlds, was an ancient branch of natural philosophy with Alchemists attempting to purify, mature, and perfect certain materials. The most famous Alchemical Tool is the Philosophers Stone. On Easthalen, the Stone can be used as part of a greater tool: The Alchemical Forge. Strictly speaking, no two Alchemical Forges are the same. Each has its own configuration and layout and ultimate purpose and so on. However, there are elements that all of them share: 

  • A place to house the Philosophers Stone (or other power source) and draw energy from it
  • An input system, into which the subj...
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