You Name It Archive

  • You Name It: Orcish Names & Tribe Names This installment of Abandoned Art’s name-table-series is 3 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content – so what do we get?   Essentially, we get 100 names for orc males, 100 names for orc females and 100 tribe names. Male names include for example Brungmar, Hhrask and similarly harsh-sounding, sonorous names, whereas females get names like Tarynyls, Kullika etc. – raw and still slightly feminine. Tribal names are established composites and in contrast to the goblin’s installment feature no wonky high jinxes, but rather come off as intimidating with “Fear-Drinker”, “Firescreamer” and “Flaybrothers” should be considered neat names indeed.   Conclusion: Editing and formatting are top-notch, I […]

    You Name It: Orcish Names & Tribe Names

    You Name It: Orcish Names & Tribe Names This installment of Abandoned Art’s name-table-series is 3 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content – so what do we get?   Essentially, we get 100 names for orc males, 100 names for orc females and 100 tribe names. Male names include for example Brungmar, Hhrask and similarly harsh-sounding, sonorous names, whereas females get names like Tarynyls, Kullika etc. – raw and still slightly feminine. Tribal names are established composites and in contrast to the goblin’s installment feature no wonky high jinxes, but rather come off as intimidating with “Fear-Drinker”, “Firescreamer” and “Flaybrothers” should be considered neat names indeed.   Conclusion: Editing and formatting are top-notch, I […]

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  • You Name It: Goblin Names & Chieftain Names This installment of Abandoned Art’s name-table-series is 3 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content – so what do we get?   Essentially, we get 100 names for goblin males, 100 names for goblin females and 100 chieftain names. Male names include for example Digupp, Worble and similarly wonky-sounding names, whereas females get names à la Gretchok and chieftain names are established composites à la Wideears, Grasscrawler or Guntinker – nice.   Conclusion: Editing and formatting are top-notch, I didn’t notice any glitches. The pdf has no bookmarks, but being one page, it needs none. The names per se are awesome and thematically fitting – BUT: As […]

    You Name It: Goblin Names & Chieftain Names

    You Name It: Goblin Names & Chieftain Names This installment of Abandoned Art’s name-table-series is 3 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content – so what do we get?   Essentially, we get 100 names for goblin males, 100 names for goblin females and 100 chieftain names. Male names include for example Digupp, Worble and similarly wonky-sounding names, whereas females get names à la Gretchok and chieftain names are established composites à la Wideears, Grasscrawler or Guntinker – nice.   Conclusion: Editing and formatting are top-notch, I didn’t notice any glitches. The pdf has no bookmarks, but being one page, it needs none. The names per se are awesome and thematically fitting – BUT: As […]

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  • You Name It-series   Each installment of Abandoned Art’s “You name it”-series so far is 3 pages long, with one page devoted to front cover, 1 page to SRD and 1 page of content, which provides a massive name-generator list.   Generally, the series is system-agnostic and provides just what it promises, i.e. names – 100 male ones, 100 female ones and 100 titles/clan/family etc. names, depending on the race covered, so let’s go through the first 4 pdfs, shall we? Dwarven Names and Clan Names               The male names adhere here to mostly harsh consonants and darker vowels, interspersed with lighter vowels to take a bit of the edge off and , like […]

    EZG reviews the first 4 installments of the “You Name it”-series

    You Name It-series   Each installment of Abandoned Art’s “You name it”-series so far is 3 pages long, with one page devoted to front cover, 1 page to SRD and 1 page of content, which provides a massive name-generator list.   Generally, the series is system-agnostic and provides just what it promises, i.e. names – 100 male ones, 100 female ones and 100 titles/clan/family etc. names, depending on the race covered, so let’s go through the first 4 pdfs, shall we? Dwarven Names and Clan Names               The male names adhere here to mostly harsh consonants and darker vowels, interspersed with lighter vowels to take a bit of the edge off and , like […]

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