Thursday, 8 March 2018

Outlaw Generator

Generates Wild West outlaws. I will probably use this in the SUBLIGHT hexcrawl I'm now running. Pairs well with this or this or maybe even this. The gang member list also has a lot of possible uses.



Favourite Crime
  1. Bank robbery
  2. Train robbery
  3. Highway robbery
  4. Cattle rustling
  5. Horse theft
  6. Kidnapping
  7. Jailbreaking
  8. Industrial sabotage
  9. Church desecration
  10. Holding up poker games
  11. Shaking down other outlaws
  12. Murder for hire
MO
  1. Leaves one witness alive to tell the tale
  2. Sets everything on fire on the way out
  3. Robs from the rich, gives to the poor
  4. Uses dynamite wherever possible
  5. Always has a man on the inside
  6. Distracts the law with pointless atrocities
  7. Sends victims a calling card in advance
  8. Attacks on moonless nights, using darkness
  9. Makes hostages choose which of them will die
  10. Blackmails good citizens into helping them
  11. Enraged by small disruptions to the plan
  12. Bans speech, makes gang use sign language
Background
  1. Lost family to plague, blames God
  2. Lost farm to unscrupulous rich guy
  3. Fought on losing side of civil war
  4. Cast out of weird religious sect
  5. Child of famous, secretly abusive lawman
  6. Escaped from cruel orphanage as pre-teen
  7. Last survivor of doomed expedition
  8. Last scion of aristocratic family
  9. Hanged for theft, woke up in their grave
  10. Falsely accused, imprisoned, escaped
  11. Sheriff's deputy fallen from grace
  12. Driven mad by unrequited love
Hideout
  1. Abandoned mine
  2. Colonial fort
  3. Maze of canyons
  4. Hunting cabin
  5. Ghost town
  6. Crumbling pueblo
  7. Bat-infested caves
  8. Distant oasis
  9. Old lumbermill
  10. High plateau
  11. Deserted ranch
  12. Circle of wagons
Preferred Weapon
  1. Sharps buffalo rifle - kills at tremendous range
  2. Pair of Colt Peacemakers w/ ivory stocks
  3. Sawn-off Winchester lever-action shotgun
  4. Remington derringer hidden in boot
  5. Military-issue Martini-Henry single-shot rifle
  6. Cart-mounted hand-cranked Gatling gun
  7. Antique Spanish blunderbuss, primed to explode
  8. Apache revolver - knife + pistol + brass knuckles
  9. Comanche shortbow, built to fire from horseback
  10. Heavy cavalry sabre used at Waterloo
  11. Gunstock war club decorated with feathers
  12. Hollow-handled tomahawk - also a tobacco pipe
Nemesis
  1. Naive, incorruptible town sheriff
  2. Solitary, weatherbeaten federal marshal
  3. Greed-maddened, filthy bounty hunter
  4. Teenage girl with murdered parents
  5. Railroad tycoon w/ money to burn
  6. Militant preacher defending their flock
  7. Newspaper editor agitating for justice
  8. Old henchman left for dead after failed heist
  9. Greenhorn gunfighter out to prove themselves
  10. Flamboyant general w/ loyal private army
  11. Hanging judge, famous for brutal sentences
  12. Clean-living masked ranger who hates to kill
Gang Members (roll as many times as you like)
  1. Hardened convict
  2. Military deserter
  3. Defrocked preacher
  4. Snake-oil salesman
  5. Pockmarked coward
  6. Big-game hunter
  7. Furclad mountain man
  8. Giggly opium addict
  9. Kid raised by wolves
  10. Cuddly alcoholic
  11. Foppish piano player
  12. Congenital moron
  13. Claustrophobic ex-miner
  14. Genteel cannibal
  15. Explosives expert
  16. Too-many-knives guy
  17. Lithe ex-acrobat
  18. Paranoid gun smuggler
  19. Escaped slave
  20. Impossibly old guy
  21. Devil worshipper
  22. Amateur playwright
  23. Amateur poet
  24. Amateur magician
  25. Amateur pickpocket
  26. Horse pervert
  27. Jolly blacksmith
  28. Duo of comic oafs
  29. Enormously strong idiot
  30. Talking parrot
  31. Guy who talks to birds
  32. Old-timey prospector
  33. Bloody-aproned butcher
  34. Monocled dandy
  35. Creepy undertaker
  36. Banker turned beggar
  37. Twitchy gambling addict
  38. Obsequious lickspittle
  39. Doomsday prophet
  40. Nitpicking accountant
  41. Card sharp
  42. Crooked surveyor
  43. Riverboat captain
  44. Taciturn cattle drover
  45. Fanatical atheist
  46. Fortune teller
  47. Cutthroat barber
  48. Tornado chaser
  49. One-eyed sharpshooter
  50. Friendly dog
  51. Unfriendly dog
  52. Grizzled scalphunter
  53. Elderly toymaker
  54. Snake handler
  55. Obstreperous dwarf
  56. Baron Munchausen
  57. Optimistic leper
  58. Cigar chomper
  59. Misanthropic sawbones
  60. Pox-ridden debauchee
  61. Yelping hillbilly
  62. Hairy-faced dog boy
  63. Failed politician
  64. Superstitious heavyweight
  65. Firework fetishist
  66. Melancholy chessmaster
  67. Gun nerd
  68. Moustache twirler
  69. Rabid patriot
  70. Insect tamer
  71. Gonzo journalist
  72. Fossil collector
  73. Bullwhip cracker
  74. Tooth extractor
  75. Six-fingered slavecatcher
  76. UFO watcher
  77. Animal torturer
  78. Paranoid gold hoarder
  79. Compulsive duelist
  80. Trick rider
  81. Tobacco chewer
  82. Wheezing consumptive
  83. Clammy-handed strangler
  84. Rain predictor
  85. Unscrupulous apothecary
  86. Raw-meat eater
  87. Boisterous fat guy
  88. Pumpkin carver
  89. Stick whittler
  90. Dirty joke teller
  91. Champion whistler
  92. Water dowser
  93. Vampire hunter
  94. Tongueless mutterer
  95. Lynching survivor
  96. Burn victim
  97. Faith healer
  98. Tattoo artist
  99. Mental calculator
  100. Silent throatcutter

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