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S&C: More Random Inspiration Tables
« on: December 09, 2022, 09:48:50 AM »
So in Sword & Caravan in the appendix, in addition to the road travel, encounters, and city events tables, I have a bunch of 'flavor' style inspiration tables for the setting. They are:

Random Aristocrats
Random Caravanserais
Random Mercenaries
Random Merchants
Random Pleasure House
Random Ruins
Random Scholars/Sages
Random Sufis
Random Tribesmen
Random (small) Village


So those are the ones already published. I'm starting to work on a short supplement that will include some random encounter tables (for wilderland areas off-road), and I was thinking about whether to add on any other tables in the style of those above.

So if any of you have a suggestion, please feel free to share!
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Re: S&C: More Random Inspiration Tables
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2022, 05:44:26 PM »
So in Sword & Caravan in the appendix, in addition to the road travel, encounters, and city events tables, I have a bunch of 'flavor' style inspiration tables for the setting. They are:

Random Aristocrats
Random Caravanserais
Random Mercenaries
Random Merchants
Random Pleasure House
Random Ruins
Random Scholars/Sages
Random Sufis
Random Tribesmen
Random (small) Village


So those are the ones already published. I'm starting to work on a short supplement that will include some random encounter tables (for wilderland areas off-road), and I was thinking about whether to add on any other tables in the style of those above.

So if any of you have a suggestion, please feel free to share!

Random well/oasis?
Random shrine/temple/holy place?

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Re: S&C: More Random Inspiration Tables
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2022, 02:32:10 PM »
So in Sword & Caravan in the appendix, in addition to the road travel, encounters, and city events tables, I have a bunch of 'flavor' style inspiration tables for the setting. They are:

Random Aristocrats
Random Caravanserais
Random Mercenaries
Random Merchants
Random Pleasure House
Random Ruins
Random Scholars/Sages
Random Sufis
Random Tribesmen
Random (small) Village


So those are the ones already published. I'm starting to work on a short supplement that will include some random encounter tables (for wilderland areas off-road), and I was thinking about whether to add on any other tables in the style of those above.

So if any of you have a suggestion, please feel free to share!

Random well/oasis?
Random shrine/temple/holy place?

That's a good start.
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Re: S&C: More Random Inspiration Tables
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2022, 10:40:26 AM »
Random thing half buried in the sand (weapon, obelisk, hut, cart, famous persons corpse, amphora, book, foreign cultural item, religious icon).

Random person who needs help out in the remotest part of the wilderness (runaway princess, enemy warrior, small child with dead adult guardian, a simple peasant with a nonsensical reason for being there, an archaeologist, a foreigner from very far away).
Saying D&D is the best RPG is like saying Bud Lite is the best beer.  Maybe we shouldn't equate "popular" with "good"?

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Re: S&C: More Random Inspiration Tables
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2022, 09:43:01 AM »
Random thing half buried in the sand (weapon, obelisk, hut, cart, famous persons corpse, amphora, book, foreign cultural item, religious icon).

Random person who needs help out in the remotest part of the wilderness (runaway princess, enemy warrior, small child with dead adult guardian, a simple peasant with a nonsensical reason for being there, an archaeologist, a foreigner from very far away).

Very good suggestions!
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