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*Chaotic Shiny - RPG-Related Generators

*Chaotic Shiny - RPG-Related Generators
Chaotic Shiny is a generator site aimed at people who write, game, or live in fantasy worlds of their own creation. Grappling with writer's block? Need a character on the fly? Party just walked into a tavern and you want it to be a little more exciting than normal? Want to flesh out a setting with some detailed religions? Chaotic Shiny is the site for you.

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Tabletop Games - Alchemy Ingredients - Character Sheet OSRIC™ - Follower Sheet OSRIC™ - Character Sheet T&T™ 5e - Character Sheet T&T™ 7e The Domesday Book - Medieval Demographics Made Easy The Domesday Book Penned by Brandon Blackmoor, based on Medieval Demographics Made Easy by S. John Ross Here is subscribed the inquisition of lands as the barons of the king have made inquiry into them... Yafnag - Fantasy Name Generator This random name generator provides lists of fantasy names, useful in role-playing games, for World of Warcraft, or in any situation where many names of characters or places are needed. Some links: SOAP server: Yafnag can be used through a SOAP web service (SOAP server).

30 Days of WorldBuilding By popular demand, you can now download the Magical WorldBuilder Guide in three easy-to-carry (non-DRM) formats: PDF for printing out at home or reading on a computerePub for use with many fine ereader devicesMOBI for use with Kindles and MobiPocket software.As of 2007, The world-builder exercises are licensed under a Creative Commons license to help you in deciding whether you can translate (yes, with credit back), distribute to your writing group (yes, with credit), sell (not without permission), reprint (yes, for non-commercial purposes), or mirror (yes, with credit back) this useful guide! In October, 2004, I posted 30 days of world-building exercises to the NaNoWriMo discussion forums.

Polygonal Map Generation for Games I wanted to generate interesting game maps that weren’t constrained to be realistic, and I wanted to try some techniques I hadn’t tried before. I usually make tile maps but instead used a different structure. What could I do with 1,000 polygons instead of 1,000,000 tiles? The distinct player-recognizable areas might be useful for gameplay: locations of towns, places to quest, territory to conquer or settle, landmarks, pathfinding waypoints, difficulty zones, etc.

Fantasy Name Generator By Samuel Stoddard - Version 1.5 One of the perks of creating fantasy stories -- whether by writing a story or game or by role-playing -- is you get to make up the names. Some people relish the task while others are frustrated by it. GIMP - hexGIMP hexGIMP This script creates a set of layers and an image grid suitable for making TSR-style wilderness hex maps. The brushes included in the distribution were derived from hex art copyright Thorfinn Tait, used with permission (see his site at ). The interface is simple: tiles are placed by selecting a terrain or city brush and clicking inside hexes, and rivers, roads, and political borders are drawn by hand.

Making Histories One way to coax the reader into accepting the setting of your story as genuine is to build your world on a convincing history. In SF, this generally takes the form of a future history--of Earth, other planets, or both. The General Character of History Though he's not without his flaws, one of my favorite historians is Arnold Toynbee, author of the ten-volume Study of History, and I'm starting off with one of his major conclusions: that history is accidental and chaotic. This follows from his observation that environment--physical and intellectual--is the key force behind shaping civilizations, as opposed to race or biology. Biology is a limiting factor on culture--and therefore on civilizations, which are born from cultures--but environment is far more important.

Embedded Security CTF Scattered throughout the world in locked warehouses are briefcases filled with Cy Yombinator bearer bonds that could be worth billions comma billions of dollars. You will help steal the briefcases. Cy Yombinator has cleverly protected the warehouses with Lockitall electronic lock devices. Random City Map Generator The Random City Map Generator creates a "random" city or town map suitable for fantasy and other role-playing games (RPGs) such as Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinder, GURPS, HERO and many others. Note: you can try out version two of this tool. Because the map is made from layered images, to save or print a map you need to either: Take a sceenshot (print screen key) and paste into an image editor; Or print the page to a pdf file (Macs have this built-in, PCs may need a product like "cutePDF".)

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