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The Book of Random Tables: Pulp: 28 D100 Random Tables

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Do you play 1920s and 1930s pulp adventure tabletop RPGs like John Carter of Mars or Pulp Cthulhu? Cut down your game master prep with 28 D100 random tables.


This book in the Books of Random Tables series is geared toward fun pulp from the 1920s and 1930s. Random tables help game masters add details and give players interesting play options.

The first section is Items & Things. Here are helpful tables for when players wish to search every room or location from top to bottom. Also, some tables include period items as well. These add a touch of realism to the RPG. The next is Trains. Lots of pulp adventures involved trains. These tables offer insight for GMs when crafting a train adventure or rolling one up from scratch with train cars and historic rail lines.

The Names section contains a variety of names from the time period as well as names for NPCs. Find tables with common names from the era and fictional big game hunters, mobsters, and more. The Public Domain Super Heroes section is unique. These are the names of comic book heroes from the 1920s and 30s that have lapsed into the public domain. Game masters are free to use these superheroes however they wish without concern about copyright infringement.

The last section is Adventures & Encounters. The tables in this section are made up of rumors, story hooks, encounters, and more to help create adventures on the fly or light the fires of creativity. With these random tables, your imagination, and your players, you can take your pulp-style role-playing game campaign to new heights. Enjoy!

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Don W October 24, 2023 3:55 pm UTC
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Are the tables in this book graphic images like those in some of dicegeek's other random table PDFs?
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Matthew D October 24, 2023 6:38 pm UTC
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I'm so sorry. I'm not sure what "graphic images" means in this context.
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Don W October 25, 2023 6:55 pm UTC
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To better clarify my previous comment; by graphic image I mean are the tables bitmaps that have been inserted into the document, or are they text? Were I to buy this PDF, I'd use it for my current SWADE campaign that I'm hosting with a Virtual TableTop app. So I'd want to be able to copy & paste the table cotents into an equivalent GM's table I create within my VTT. If the tables don't have selectable text (i.e. are bitmaps/graphic images) I wouldn't be able to do that.
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Matthew D November 15, 2023 6:54 pm UTC
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The tables are text and I have set them to be copied and pasted. Thank you.
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Don W November 24, 2023 1:06 am UTC
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Thank you for answering my question Mathew - you just made a sale.
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