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Chaotic Shiny - RPG-Related Generators Quotations Page - Your Source for Famous Quotes (p)(f) Chaotic Shiny - Writing and RPG-Related Generators StarGen - Solar System Generator Introduction StarGen is the latest version of a series of programs I've worked on off and on over the last thirty years, though none of my code in the current incarnation is more than half that age. It's a program for creating moderately believable planetary systems around stars other than our own. The most recent version runs on Macintosh and Unix machines and produces HTML files as output. The image above is a thumbnail of the sort of thing it produces. StarGen owes a lot to many different precursors written by several authors over the years. Based on these papers Dole and <the Rand employee whose name I've forgotten> created a program called ACRETE, which was originally coded in FORTRAN. There have been several different versions of starform, with bits and pieces added and modified by others over the years. My own work on Solar System generators started in 1970, when I encountered Asimov's popularization of Dole's book, "Planets for Man". Features HTML Output Accreting Gas foo { }

Wikiquote Creative Writing Tools for Story Inspiration If you are looking for story inspiration, or if you are struggling to overcome writer's block, there is a plethora of online creative writing tools right here at your fingertips. Have some fun and get out of that rut with these great creativity inspiring resources. Story Prompts Story prompts can be a list of words, a sentence, a question, instructions, or a collection ideas that is designed prompt your imagination. " Story Starters for Creative Writing Exercises" provides a list of one-line story prompts and offers tips on how to use them.Writingfix.com has a number of inspiring techniques and tools under its "Writing Prompts" tab. Seventh Sanctum and Random Generators Random generators are online tools that are programmed to provide random character descriptions, plot ideas, names, magical powers, settings--and a whole lot of other things, too. SeventhSanctum.com is the original random generator page. Other Online Creative Inspiration Bored with story prompts? Dare to Be Bad.

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. In addition, this tool can be fairly amusing to use even if you don't have any name creating to do. You can use the fantasy name generator below. Mother of All Character Questionnaires The Mother Of All Character Questionnaires Use this list of questions to construct or add to your own characrer questionnaire. The questions cover different genres and types of details, so feel free to exclude or modify to suit your group. Questions are divided into broad categories. And similar questions and bunched into groups within their category. For brevity, I cut out most follow-up explanation type questions, such as "Why", "how come", and so on. Introduction Questions Give a two or three word description of yourself. Physical Traits How old are you? History Where is your homeland? Family Who were your parents? Relationships Do you have any close friends? Personality/Beliefs

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