There are different categories of characters represented in the cards, as well as their Roles, Personality, Motivations, Flaws and Intrigues. The combinations quickly add up and layer together to create all these variations.
And now we can have as many badass orcs as we want. Is there an upper limit to badass space orc borg numbers? Nope!
In the last years, video games have made popular the term “procedural generation” – and this is how it works at its most basic levels: a system where you have certain rules and frameworks, and a big database to draw from and fill the blanks.
Ben Overmyer’s Iron Arachne is an excellent RPG resource site. It’s a toolkit of generators with RPGs in mind, either generic fantasy or sci-fi, and some specific games in mind like Stars Without Number.
You Lethargic Weed, you Flaccid Politician, you Vain Trash-heap and you Greasy Houseplant!
Don’t roll randomly to see what the weather is — weather isn’t random, not usually.
NeverEnding, which offers free and paid-for options, lets gamers or anyone else who needs illustrations of characters create their own.
The Goblinfinite app puts together goblins for you at a click of a button. Don’t like the gobbo? Sacrifice it and get another. It’s what every dark wizard would do.
Geek Native has a prophecy generator and, to be fair, it’s one of very many out there. There’s something fitting about the Doom Quest from momatoes, though. For a start, there’s that vanity URL doom.quest. That sets the scene and is easy to remember! These portents of doom come in threes, and they fit well […]
You can just keep scrolling down the frame and the generator will keep suggesting new items.