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A Portentous Bond to Avenge the Warstricken (… or Random Vows)

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Every Paladin has sworn one, most monks and priest eventually will. And there you find yourself searching for what motivates that guy who has a code of honor, and has sworn a vow of some sort. Well here’s a start to your vow-machinations:






(OATH MODIFIER) (OATH TYPE)
EITHER (SUBJECT) OR (ACTION)
ALWAYS PICK (TARGET), SOMETIMES PICK (EVENT)
1d8 Oath Types
1d12 Oath Modifier
1 oath   1 blood
2 vow   2 blessed
3 pledge   3 consecrated
4 bond   4 holy
5 affirmation   5 sacred
6 declaration   6 sworn
7 covenant   7 solemn
8 devote   8 dignified
      9 sober
      10 portentous
      11 devotional
      12 hallowed
         
2d8-1 Subject
2d8-1 Actions
1 wreck havoc upon   1 Avenge
2 steal from   2 Celebrate
3 lie too   3 Defend
4 consume the blood of   4 Honor
5 praise the actions of the   5 Love
6 abuse and harrass the   6 Obey
7 create angry sentiment towards   7 Pity
8 encourage the efforts of   8 Protect
9 continuously slander   9 Contain
10 refuse to help   10 Destroy
11 draw the blood   11 Expell
12 destroy the will of   12 Kill
13 work for the better good of   13 Teach
14 serve the   14 Preach
15 enslave the   15 Control
         
         
2d12-1 Targets
1d8 Event
1 innocent   1 holy days
2 just   2 when women are present
3 pure   3 during the full moon
4 poor   4 whilst the sun shines
5 sincere   5 during a blue moon
6 sickly   6 when a sword is drawn
7 simpletons   7 at dawn/dusk/noon
8 war-stricken   8 during a quest
9 weak      
10 wronged      
11 RANDOM RACE      
12 evil      
13 enemy      
14 faithless      
15 greedy      
16 hateful      
17 impulsive      
18 malicious      
19 silver-tongues      
20 sinister      
21 tricksters      
22 wicked      
23 chaos-bred      

A heartbreaking story about a world despair

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… or Random Bard Songs. 

If you have an Inn and a bard you are in definite need of some sort of bard song.  Add a little more flavor to those nights at the inn and build a little back story for your world.  This is based on a Tablesmith table I created, over at the Yahoo Group.   Note that there is a section for an Adjective where I didn’t really want to make a 100 entry adjective table.

A BARDS TALE:
The bard plays a (DARK), (LENGTH), (TEMPO)
It is played on a (INSTRUMENT) in (NOTE)
The song is about (ADVERB) (SUBJECT)
 



2d8-1 LENGTH
1d50 MOOD
1 exhaustive   1 dark
2 short   2 happy
3 long   3 energetic
4 brief   4 depressive
5 quick   5 silly
6 drawn-out   6 light
7 intricate   7 bouncy
8 meticulous   8 black
9 specific   9 bleak
10 thorough   10 daunting
11 abridged   11 dejecting
12 succinct   12 depressive
13 abbreviated   13 discouraging
14 boiled down   14 disheartening
15 concise   15 dismal
      16 dispiriting
2d6-1 INSTRUMENT
17 distressing
1 pan-pipes   18 dreary
2 dulcimer   19 gloomy
3 jew’s Harp   20 heartbreaking
4 harp   21 hopeless
5 lute   22 joyless
6 flute   23 melancholic
7 drums   24 mournful
8 lyre   25 oppressive
9 mandolin   26 sad
10 zither   27 saddening
11 finger symbols   28 somber
      29 upsetting
1d6 NOTE
30 animated
1 C   31 blithe
2 C-Sharp   32 bouncy
3 E   33 cheerful
4 E-Sharp   34 cheery
5 D   35 effervescent
6 D-Sharp   36 elastic
      37 fanciful
2d4-1 TEMPO
38 flippant
1 strathspey*   39 frolicsome
2 reel   40 gay
3 march   41 graceful
4 ballad   42 high-spirited
5 lament   43 jaunty
6 jog   44 light-hearted
7 ditty   45 lively
      46 merry
      47 nonchalant
      48 sprightly
      49 volatile
      50 whimsical
         
1d6 SUBJECT

ADJECTIVE
1 Love     Get a Dictionary!
2 Despair      
3 Tragedy      
4 War      
5 Heroism      
6 Defeat      
         
         
  *(a slow Scottish dance in quadruple meter)

Random Monastaries

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Playing a monk, or need a quick monastery for that little castle of solitude. Well here you go:

SIZE  
1, very small 1d3 times for buildings
2, small 1d4 times for buildings
3, medium 2d4 times for buildings
4, large 2d6 times for buildings
5, huge 2d8 times for buildings
6, enormous 3d6 times for Buildings
   
Types of Buildings (Re-Roll Duplicates)  
1, Dormitory  
2, Dining Hall,  
3, Training Arena,  
4, Great Hall  
5, Meditation Building  
6, Classrooms  
7, A visitors cell block  
8, Smithy  
9,Armory,  
10 ,Stables  
11, Conservatory  
12, Greenhouse  
13, Aviary  
14, Meeting Hall  
15, Prayer shack  
16, Infirmary  
17, Cloister  
18, Scribe Office  
19, A temple  
20, Brewery  
   
   
WALLS  
1,no walls  
2, simple fence around the compound  
3, low stone wall around the compound  
4, small wooden fortification around the compound  
5, large wooden fortification around the compound  
6, stone fortification around the compound  
   
Water Features Pond
1, there are not any water features in the compound 1, Koi Pond
2, there is one small water feature, it is a 2, Meditation Pond
3, there is a medium water feature, it is a 3, Creek
4, there is a large water feature, it is a 4, Lily Pond
5, there is a small and medium water feature, they are; (Roll twice) 5, Fountain
6, there is a small and large water feature, they are; (Roll twice) 6, Gurgling Pond
  7, Babbling Brook
  8, Sitting Pond
   
Gardens Garden
1, are no gardens 1, Rose Garden
2, is one small garden, it is a 2, Cherry Orchard
3, is a medium garden, it is a 3, Oak grove
4, is a large garden, it is a 4, Herb Garden
5, are a small and medium garden, they are; (Roll Twice) 5, Vegetable Garden
6, are small and large garden, they are; (Roll Twice) 6, Rock Garden
7, are medium and large garden, they are; (Roll Twice) 7, Hedge Maze
8, are two small gardens, they are; (Roll Twice) 8, Tulip Garden
9, are two medium gardens, they are; (Roll Twice)  
   
   
Library
1, can’t afford a library  
2, maintains a very small library  
3, has a small library  
4, has built a medium library  
5, has built a large collection of books for their large library  
6, has an outstanding huge library