A set of 40 namebases I’ve assembled, inspired by various fantasy works including dungeons and dragons.
Fantasy-Arthurian – Inspired by arthurian legends
Fantasy-Common – Aims to combine english words into names.
Fantasy-Dark – Aims to Combine gloomy words and sounds into names.
Fantasy-Generic – Creates names that are generally indistinct.
Fantasy-Harsh – Creates harsh sounding yet indistinct town names.
Fantasy-Simple – Makes more somewhat generic names, this time with more flowing elements.
Akkaderi – Names inspired by indus valley civilization.
Classicalus – A combination of Roman and Greek inspiration to create ‘classical’ sounding names.
Hebaric – inspired by hebrew and arabic town names.
Kambawa – inspired by south african languages.
Mesotec – inspired by mesoamerican languages.
Orienta – inspired by east asian languages.
Perindhu – resembles a mix of Iranian and Indian town names.
Romantica – resembles various romance languages.
Zerdün – Imaginary material vaguely inspired by northeastern europe.
Elven – Broadly sourced elven names.
Elven-High – Elven names with some sindarin [Tolkein] and other similar sources.
Elven-Wood – Elven names with more natural-sounds sourced.
Elven-Dark – Much darker elven names with few flowing sounds.
Dwarven-Mountain – ‘Heavy’ names with inspiration from celtic and other fantasy dwarfs
Dwarven-Hill – ‘Mellow’ names with inspiration from celtic and other fantasy dwarfs
Halfling – Friendly sounding names, aiming for combinations of english words.
Gnomish – Odd names aiming for vague combinations of english words.
Goblin – Short simple harsh names.
Hobgoblin – Longer harsh names mixed with short.
Orc – Simple guttural names.
Kobold – Short names with some aspiring to be draconic.
Yuan-Ti – Snakelike sounds with hints of mesoamerican elements.
Giant – rough sounds with vaguely celtic inspiration.
Draconic – Long grandiose names
Infernal – Monstrous names with few soft or inviting elements.
Abyssal – Monstrous names with a lot of randomness and threatening elements.
Celestial – Angelic names inspired by real and fictional sources.
Sylvan – Soft and earthy names with heavy tolkein inspiration.
Deep Speech – Monstrous names aiming for an aberrant slimy feel.
Aquatic – Watery names aiming to suggest the sea and water aspects in various languages.
Cthulhu – Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn!
Arachnidi – Names aiming to suggest spiderlike beings of various fiction.
Serpentis – Names aiming to suggest snakes and serpentlike creatures.
Insecta – Names aiming to suggest insects and arthropods.
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