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Thursday, September 21, 2017

d100 Computer Generated Spell Names



So, a research scientist named Janelle Shane "trained a neural network" to create D&D-esque Spell names, check it out here .  I compiled the various lists, made some grammatical and spelling amendments, deleted some unworkable entries, and then - to keep the random/weird vibe - replaced certain 'invented' words with the most intriguing suggestions from the Microsoft Word dictionary.  Finally, I chose the 'best' entries for a d100 table.
I plan to use the resulting 100 Spells whenever I need a 'new' Spell, or a Scroll, etc.  Figure I'll just roll when the opportunity presents, and make up the particulars on the fly, should be fun!

1.    Freezing Swordball
2.    Curd of the Wild
3.    Butchering Song
4.    Summon Guardian Briar
5.    Planar Poke
6.    Find Doom
7.    Healing Insects
8.    Mighty Glow
9.    Sundering Glow
10.  Divine Phockery
11.  Angelic Liger
12.  Healer's Fright
13.  Inspiring Light
14.  Death's Beak
15.  Glowing Blade
16.  Devouring Claws
17.  Divine Fool
18.  Dawn of the Steel Bees
19.  Shark Swarm
20.  Arcane Shit
21.  Terminal Stare
22.  Mirroring Flame
23.  Fiery Reaping
24.  Grasp of the Game
25.  Inspire Serpent
26.  Walk of Shields
27.  Blessing of Dung
28.  Ding of Doom
29.  Find Blade
30.  Mild Echo
31.  Dragon of Vigor
32.  Resistible Dance
33.  Dust Walk
34.  Shield of Farts
35.  Cursing Wind
36.  Cunning Light
37.  Manseed Beast
38.  Dreadful Wound
39.  Prescient Stingers
40.  Breath of the Gods
41.  Crusading Cloud
42.  Gale of Death
43.  Glyph of the Sun
44.  Summon Grack
45.  Phantom Bitch
46.  Glittering Steel
47.  Odd Mathering
48.  Rain of War
49.  Crackling Ball
50.  Breathing Ray
51.  Armor Mall
52.  Drain Spider
53.  Grasping Glyph
54.  Symphony of the Dark
55.  Wolvery Wind
56.  Roving the Earth
57.  Glob of Madness
58.  Matted Fur
59.  Seer Weld
60.  Relentless Warder
61.  Secret Cleaver
62.  Spiritual Plague
63.  The Arisen
64.  Door to Stone
65.  Curse Word
66.  Smirk With
67.  Wall of Storms
68.  Acute Distention
69.  Glib Tongue
70.  Grasping Mane
71.  Towel Strike
72.  Revitalizing Strike
73.  Trump of Fortune
74.  Tune Sprite
75.  Phantasmal Assault
76.  Lagging Blade
77.  Binding Wind
78.  Dancing Sack
79.  Song of Gloom and Doom
80.  Forceful Boor
81.  Wall of Distraction
82.  Plant of Peace
83.  Shield of Farts
84.  Song of the Darned
85.  Snare of the Pod Beast
86.  Divine Kaboom
87.  Call to the Daring
88.  Prayer Bear
89.  War Cape
90.  Song of the Unworthy
91.  Gate Sail
92.  Icon of Thorns
93.  Fark Mate
94.  Charm of the Cods
95.  Death of the Sun
96.  Greater Flick
97.  Cursing Wink
98.  Conjure Mare
99.  Remorse?
100.       Mordenkainen’s Lubricious Mangina

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Monster Monday 3,

This is possibly the most Lovecraftian thing I ever hope to see...
and I don't even dare to imagine it's
weird appetites and disturbingly Freudian motivations...


...but if anyone is sick enough to stat it up for me,
all I can promise is I'll use it in my game and let you know how it went

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

A Product Endorsement!



I don't buy RPG products anymore, except for the occasional low-cost PDF. There's so much free stuff available on the net; clones, adventures, generators, blogs... plus, I've got a crapload of old TSR modules and a few modest ideas of my own, so I just don't have any need to spend cash on D&D. However, one of my favorite retro blogs is Patrick Wetmore's Henchman Abuse, and when he made his publishing debut with The Anomalous Subsurface Environment, I had to get me a copy... and I love it!

Grognardia has an excellent review of the product here. I agree with all the points there, except this: don't let the weird science/gonzo futuristic aspects of the work deter you, even if you are a diehard "traditional fantasy" aficionado. Personally, I like having some rayguns and such in my game. Including such has really been a great way to add some fresh excitement to a genre I've finally grown bored with after 20+ yrs of gaming. Still, if this doesn't mesh with your campaign world, such features can easily be "reskinned", adapted, omitted. A computer monitor can easily be described as a Crystal Ball, an electric switch becomes a mechanical lever, a powered light source can be a Continual Light Spell, etc. As James at Grognardia writes, "Buy This If: You're looking for a science fantasy spin on the classic megadungeon or don't mind reworking one for use in a more traditional fantasy setting."

If you do get it, make sure to take advantage of Mr. Wetmore's generous and considerate offer of the free PDF of the ASE Map Pack (larger, detached version of the maps found in the module)