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Random List – 20 Randomly Generated Spell Names

Today’s list is taken from my own “Spell Name Generator” – It gives you 20 spell names, randomly generated.

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D20 x
1 Crystalline Dismissal
2 Deafening Missile
3 Deafening Vision
4 Dissipating Decadence
5 Divine Globe
6 Draining Whip
7 Energetic Annihilation
8 Holy Force
9 Implosive Blast
10 Invisible Imitation
11 Loud Mirror
12 Loud Thorns
13 Phasing Crystal
14 Planear Radiance
15 Prismatic Assimilation
16 Rainbow Globe
17 Revealing Blessing
18 Soul Assault
19 Soul Bite
20 Unholy Bite
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Random List – 20 Post-Apocalypse weapons

When the apocalypse comes, there will be many weapons left over for whoever survives. Some will be more practical than others and others more dangerous than what has been deloped so far. Some will be homemade, others the leftovers of what caused the apocalypse in the first place.

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D20 Weapon
1 Anchor
2 Axe
3 Blade Pistol
4 Cane
5 Dumbbell
6 Fire Extinguisher
7 Flamethrower
8 Frag Grenade
9 Grenade
10 Hammer
11 Machete
12 Molotov Cocktail
13 Mutation Bomb
14 Nuclear Bomb
15 Pistol
16 Saw
17 Speargun
18 Spiked Rings
19 Tire Iron
20 Wood Plank with Nails
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[Tales of a GM] – Random Narrative Dungeons

Random Narrative Dungeons

Phil Nicholls blogs at Tales of a GM, where he writes about narrative gaming, faster prep and more story. He is currently running a HeroQuest Glorantha campaign in a home-brew setting. Phil has written for Johnn Four’s Roleplaying Tips newsletter and produced a selection of self-published pdfs.

This essay is taken from the archives at Tales of a GM.

http://talesofagm.com/

These days I rarely use dungeons as the primary aesthetic of my campaign. However, there is space for an underground complex in a narrative game. If drama comes from conflict, then there is sure to be plenty of drama in a dungeon packed with antagonists.

Here is one method for a narrative GM to stock a dungeon. I did not want to work through the laborious room-by-room prep routine...

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Random List – 20 small countries

Not all countries or city-states need to be massive affairs. In games and stories, it can sometimes be the smallest ones that have a major impact on the world or events. The 20 listed below, in alphabetical order, are some of the smallest in the world and all are below 1000 km². Many are world famous, such as the Vatican or Monaco, for various reasons. A few you may not have heard of before. They all make good sources of inspiration for your tales.

To give you an idea of their size, in comparison, the United States is 9.834 million km².

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D20 Country  km²
1 Andorra 468 km²
2 Bahrain 765 km²
3 Barbados 430 km²
4 Domini...
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Random List – 20 Dwarven Family/Clan Names

English: Old dwarf

English: Old dwarf (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This weeks handy list is for Dwarven names suitable for the last name or Clan name. Just roll a d20 and see what clan your dwarf belongs to.

D20 Clan Name
1 Axefighter
2 Axegrinder
3 Axslayer
4 Brightsmith
5 Deathbeard
6 Evilsmiter
7 Forgefighter
8 Goblinbreaker
9 Goodminer
10 Hammerhelm
11 Hammerthrower
12 Ironmaker
13 Mountainwalker
14 Rubysmith
15 Slatecutter
16 Soulforge
17 Stonesmith
18 Stronghand
19 Swordbuilder
20 Warcrusher

 

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