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Fun for Friday: Fantasy Plot Generator

| April 19, 2019

Some days, you just need something out of the ordinary to get your story moving. If you’re having one of those days, check out the Warpcore SF: Fantasy Plot Generator. Some of the things it comes up with are more ridiculous than useful, but sometimes those ridiculous elements can coalesce into something interesting! The scope […]

Fun for Friday: Generate an Espionage Mission

| May 4, 2018

In the course of working on a new story, I realized that I had the main character in mind, but I didn’t quite know what I wanted them to do. So I looked for a random espionage mission generator, and found an excellent one via NeverEngine. With this and the die roller on my phone, […]

Fun for Friday: Random EVERYTHING Generators

| September 8, 2017

You know I love random things, and today, I’m sharing with you the motherlode! Fantasy Name Generators may sound like a site with just a single purpose, but it’s SO much more than just a place for random fantasy names. It’s a HUGE collection of random generators, from the general to certain-realms-of-pop-culture specific. And in addition […]

Fun for Friday: Give Your Undead a Story

| August 25, 2017

Most people think of the undead as simple mindless creatures. But they don’t have to be! Though Campaign Mastery is a website designed for gaming-related plot stuff, there’s no reason why you couldn’t use this cool set of random tables to come up with some explanation for your undead. It gives your undead motives, mannerisms, backstories, interesting […]