Generators Challenge

May 2021 Generators Challenge - Songs, Tales and Legends

Duncan Thomson

The theme of the May 2021 Generators Challenge is Songs, Tales and Legends, as voted for in the Challenge Poll.

The Challenge

Create an RPG generator or random table(s) on the theme of "Songs, Tales and Legends". As complex or simple as you want it to be.

It might be a ballad name generator, details of a legendary forest, song repertoire for a bard, history of a dungeon, the backstory / tale for an NPC or a random table of Fiction books.

Creating Generators

There is list of resources for building rpg generators of which chartopia and perchance are both If you want to make random tables then GM Binder is an option for creating nice-looking ones.

You can see details and results of past challenges

For other inspiration there is the song title name generator and backstory description generator at Fantasy Name Generators, country song generator and story arc generator at Chaotic Shiny.

RanGen has Novel Title generator, Seventh Sanctum has a story generator, Masterpiece Generator has a Song Lyrics generator, Geek Native has a prophecy generator and DND Speak has 100 Ridiculous Famous Legends or 100 Bard Songs

Show Off Your Creation

Ask questions or share your Songs, Tales & Legends Challenge creation at r/rpg_generators on reddit, on the Rand Roll discord server or in a comment here.

The challenge is to encourage building things for the rpg community so there are prizes or voting. I'll cover the creations in a future blog post and in a post at the subreddit.