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Deck O' Names - Japanese Generator

Deck O' Names - Japanese Generator

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Tired of Japanese character names that sound like cars or food? Does your samurai character cry out for a name worthy of his expected honorable death? Generate Japanese names for persons and places on the fly!

Use the Deck O' Names - Japanese generator software to create authentic Japanese names. This program takes segments of authentic Japanese names and mixes them to provide thousands of variations. Generate male and female first names, family names, and place names, suitable for both modern and historical periods. The display can be set to show the related meanings and Kanji characters for each name segment, making possible the creation of lyrical names filled with meaning and mystery.

Besides finding suitable names for player characters or NPCs, creating the perfect poetic or ironic place name for towns and other landmarks is quick and easy, adding ambience to your group's journey. GMs can develop names in advance while making a map, or generate them on the fly during a gaming session.

The Deck O' Names - Japanese generator software offers the historical connoisseur or budding Japanophile a useful tool for creating hundreds of Japanese names.

About the Software: A simple javascript application, this program is easily used by unzipping the files from the .zip file and clicking on the .html file provided. In order for this application to operate properly, javascript functions must be enabled on your computer. This javascript application will run on most Internet browsers.

If you are not one that likes to lug around a laptop or prefer a more tangible product, we'd recommend the handy Deck O' Names - Japanese card deck also produced by Tabletop Adventures.

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December 4th, 2009
This is a computer program similar to EBoN or Tablesmith. It generates names for asian/wuxia campaigns. (Your computer must allow the use of active-x controls for this program to operate) The Deck o' names generator can be used to generate family names, [...]
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January 22nd, 2009
Wonderful product to help me generate names and to check wether they are good luck or bad luck names. Even better than the printed copy as it does the work for me. [...]
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June 18th, 2007
Please, will somebody learn that -ko is a female ending, not a male ending LIKED: More randomness than the Inspiration Pad DISLIKED: Overpriced, with some random names not fiting the gender name rules. This is not worth the [...]
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1.0
Publisher Stock #
TAB4204
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0.03 MB
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File Last Updated:
January 17, 2007
This title was added to our catalog on January 17, 2007.
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Tabletop Adventures, LLC
Tabletop Adventures, LLC
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