Generator Month is winding down and all I have to show for it is an evolving Cliche Generator, a different kind of Name/Language Generator, and steady additions to my Risus Monkey Mapper. I had hoped to have some kind of treasure generator, urban landscape mapper, or an as-yet-undefined hex map/sandbox tool. Alas, the month turned out to be much busier than I had expected.
All is not lost, however. Thanks to Norman Harman over at Troll and Flame, I now know about Chaotic Shiny. This site is just over-flowing with awesome tools for generating names, places, characters, plots, religions, magic items, etc, etc, etc. The list goes on. I bookmarked the site immediately. Thank goodness we live in an age where I can call up these scripts on my iPhone during face-to-face play.
Of course, my old favorite is still Seventh Sanctum. But chances are, if you read RPG blogs then you already know about the vast quantity of useful tools available at that site.
It was serendipity that led me to Serendipity, another site dedicated to person, place, and thing generators. As with Chaotic Shiny, it's the generators for detailing places and cultures and such that really make the site cool. Where else can you get generators for what people are wearing?
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