Deck O' Names: Japanese Generator Software

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Deck O' Names: Japanese Generator Software

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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