Generators Challenge

Oct 2021 RPG Gens Challenge - Wagons, Mechs and Vehicles

Duncan Thomson

The theme of the Oct 2021 RPG Gens Challenge is Wagons, Mechs and Vehicles, as voted for in the Challenge Poll (Crime & the Underworld will be next challenge).

The Challenge

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

Note that "Vehicle" covers land vehicles but also boats, ships, aircraft and spacecraft.

It might be a mech name generator, mobile merchants who operate out of a wagon, a one line all vehicles generator or a random table for driving complications.

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 a random merchant wagon generator at Geek Native, mecha names at Fantasy Name Generators, a section on Mechs, Robots and Vehicles in a tools guide on Rand Roll

Show Off Your Creation

Ask questions or share your Wagons, Mechs and Vehicles 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.