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Iron Arachne

Procedural Generation Tools for Tabletop Role-playing Games

This website hosts tools intended to make life easier for players of tabletop RPGs. It's a living website, and will continue to receive new tools on a semiregular basis.

My name is Ben Overmyer. I'm the developer behind this site and the tools it presents. Besides working on these tools, I also act as the art director for Silver Gryphon Games.

Big Generators

These generators are complex enough to warrant their own separate pages.

Heraldry Generator

A random coat-of-arms generator. Roughly follows the rules of heraldry circa 14th century France.

Region Generator

This generates a random region in a fantasy world.

Quick Generators

The following are small generators that you run from this page.

Language Generator

This generates a description of a fantasy language for you.

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Town Generator

Need a quick town? Click here.

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Organization Generator

This generates a fantasy organization.

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External Generators

The following is a list of other websites that offer generators like these.