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Thread: Cool and Funky Premise Generator

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    I found this while not looking for pr0n....

    It gives some wild and humorous seeds from which a homebrew world-tree may sprout....

    http://www.penguinking.com/premise.php

    Since it pertains to all games and genres i decided to post it here. I hope you enjoy it.

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    Premise: Journalist princesses uphold their honour as Heaven and Hell marshal for the final battle.
    Genre: Dungeon Crawl/Fantasy/Thriller


    Premise: Demonic rebels sate their thirst for blood within a sentient, world-sized spacecraft.
    Genre: Pulp/Action/Noir

    Premise: Renegade detectives unravel the mysteries of the human genome in the unimaginably distant past.
    Genre: Steampunk/Martial Arts/Action

    Premise: Bounty-hunting psychopaths uncover a shocking conspiracy amid the lawless Caribbean Isles.
    Genre: Epic/Fantasy/Western

    Premise: Elementally empowered bounty hunters quest for glory in modern-day Chicago.
    Genre: Cyberpunk/Comedy/Thriller

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    Greatest Premise of all:

    Premise: Crime-fighting cats look for a good time in the highly competitive fashion industry.
    Genre: Steampunk/Crime

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    It seems to like the highly competitive fashion industry ending... I got two of those in a row

    Premise: Nudist felines challenge orthodoxy during the Italian Renaissance.
    Genre: Sci-Fi/Cyberpunk/Fantasy

    Premise: Mutated marines collect human souls in a transparent ripoff of... respectful homage to Tolkien's Middle-Earth.
    Genre: Western/Comedy

    And this one is great but it didn't post quite right there is supposed to be a strike through the words 'transparent ripoff of'
    Last edited by HolyDiver; 11-23-2007 at 10:56 PM.

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    this thing is hilarious a laugh riot look at my results...

    Premise: Cowboy athletes come of age during the Protestant Reformation.
    Genre: Noir/Comedy

    ?? lol there were cowboys during the protestant reformation???



    Premise: Fascist robots indulge their peculiar hobbies amid the desolate moons of Saturn.
    Genre: Adventure


    lol fascusts



    Premise: Zoroastrian hackers seek adventure and romance in 1960s California.
    Genre: Horror

    Hackers 60's? where there computers then?



    Premise: Megalomaniac shipwrights stick it to the Man in the catacombs beneath the Vatican.
    Genre: Cyberpunk

    my favorite right here... stick it to that man megalomaniac shipwrights..



    Premise: Convervative aliens look for a good time in modern-day Rome.
    Genre: Martial Arts/Comedy

    need i say anything

    ****EDIT****
    upon my seonce attempts an even better one came up

    Premise: Android hockey players search for a cure to their terminal condition in the frigid Canadian Northwest.
    Genre: Steampunk/Pulp/Action

    lol this is to much....

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    I think the last one is actually happening as we speak....and I think the cure is curling!!!! *gasp*

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    What's cool about this is that I find most of these scenarios ridiculous beyond compare, but if you tweak any of them a little it's suddenly a very real campaign possibility.
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    There is an option to tone down the ridiculousness of the generator....it still gives great ideas.

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