An Incomplete Catalog of Random Tables for Future Reference

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Rummaging through my RPG* collection looking for random tables to make sure I’ve bookmarked for later reproduction (and adding to my GM* binder). I have mine already marked.

Kevin Crawford packs his RPG supplements with numerous random tables. Some are in the moment tables and others are very much “I need a 5 minute break to whip something up.”

What I have marked for copy/printing:

And sitting beside the binder will be:

  • Jason Sholtis’s Dungeon Dozen - a book of off the wall, outrageous ideas and crazy situations.
  • Wizard of the Coast’s Dungeon Master Guide (for 5E* ) - lots of tables, but no index of what all of those tables are.

Others that are on the short list to review are:

  • Burning Wheel Headquarter’s Torchbearer - lots of tables for “when you roll into town” and “when you head out for adventure”
  • TSR* ’s Birthright - if memory serves, there are a few tables for domain specific events.
  • Usherwood Publishing’s OSRIC* SRD*  - a reverse engineering of the 1st Edition DMG* (with charts)
  • Frog God Games’s Tome of Adventure Design - a massive set of tables for generating interesting adventures, monsters, situations, traps, books, etc.