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WTF: Random reincarnator

Written by Expy - Published on August 7, 2007

WTF : Weird Tools Files # 5

The geniuses at Slack & Hash have outdone themselves once again. The random reincarnation generator is very dear to me because it was kind of a request that stemmed from a discussion on how to kill all your PCs – right here on DMing. Only kill them all if you really have to, of course.

Weasel
Shit! I’m a weasel.

Is it useful?

I cannot stress enough how useless this tool is for your weekly D&D game. However it should keep you entertained for a while.

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No matter how fearful the legends claim dragons are, they always end up being defeated in 5 rounds by adventuring parties they encounter. That’s what dragons are – experience points for the heroes in your Dungeons & Dragon party. And this mascot is no different, hence the name Expy.

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8 Responses to “WTF: Random reincarnator”
  1. Phil Smith says:

    I object! The reincarnator can actually be used in a D&D game. Provided you ignore the more frivolous details, that is.

    Improvements to that device are in store. As soon as I can get a decent list of partial memories sorted out… :)

  2. Yax says:

    All right. Phil has a point. It can be used in a game. I am sorry for any psychological harm I might have caused by saying the opposite. I hope you will one day forgive me. :)

  3. Yax says:

    I actually planned to post this article about the reincarnator tomorrow but it’s so funny I posted it ahead of schedule.

  4. Phil Smith says:

    (shows the analyst the psychological doll) And the review touched my ego there, and there, and there

  5. Adalore says:

    Plonk, really late reply attack!

    I am wondering, if this tool is on another site? I have attempted a few time to load it up, I want to entertain my self. :P

  6. Yax says:

    If you want to know more about the tool contact Phil from slacknhash.com

  7. MageMirin says:

    This was actually a very popular activity for my mom’s gaming group. Whenever she game mastered the characters were given a “ring of reincarnation” that, when the character died, automatically reincarnate the characters into whatever came up on the random encounter table in the 1st ed dmg for the terrain/area they were in at the time. The rest of the party could tell it was them because the reincarnated character would still be wearing the ring…
    “Ok, so my halfling sneaks into the cave to get a look at the dragon and see if it is wearing any jewelry; It might be the fighter…”

  8. Roen says:

    the link in the article is outdated. here’s the current link http://www.slacknhash.net/random_reincarnator.php

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