Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Random Tribe Generator

The Petal Hack includes these tables for generating tribes for Fresh Off the Boat-style scenarios. Enjoy!

Random Tribe Generator

Start by rolling a d4, d6, d8, d10, and a d12.



d8
Homeland Terrain
1
Swamp
2
Desert
3
Jungle
4
Forest
5
Plains
6
Mountains
7
Islands
8
Roll twice

d4
Main Food Source
1
Hunting-gathering
2
Herding
3
Farming
4
Fishing

d6
Gender Power
1-3
Patriarchal
4-5
Matriarchal
6
Egalitarian

d10
Marriage Structure
1-4
Monogamy
5-8
Plural marriage
If Patriarchal, polygynous (multiple wives).
If Matriarchal, polyandrous (multiple husbands).
If Egalitarian, group marriage (multiple wives and husbands).
9-10
No marriage structure



d12
Why did the tribe leave?
1
Fire
2
Earthquake
3
Invasion
4
Famine
5
Disease
6
Demons
7
Floods
8
Volcano
9
Landslide
10
Tsunami
11
Insects
12
Drought

FAMILY CREATION

Parents in Family Unit
Monogamy: 2
Polygynous/Polyandrous: 1+d4
Group marriage: 2d4
No marriage: 2

Siblings
2d6-2
If 4 parents or more, add +2.

d8
Spouses (optional)
1-4
Not married
5-6
1
7
2 (+1 on Child roll)
8
3 (+2 on Child roll)

-2 if person is 20 or less
+1 if person is 31 or more.
Maximum of 1 spouse, if tribe is monogamous.

Children: d6-3
-2 if person is 20 or less
+2 if person is 31 or more