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Coming up with placenames for your roleplay

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Whether it’s placenames that your characters visit, or the setting of your entire game, sometimes you’ll have to come up with a new name of a town or city.

Mithril & Mages – City & Town name generator

Choose a country and this generator will pick a random selection of real place names from a database of 5 million.

Settlement generator by Ennead Games

Chris Kentlea, veteran of Blue Dwarf has a great blog for roleplayers with loads of resources. This generator will create a city name, the name of country it’s in, the inhabitants, as well as some other stats.

Place Name Generator

This generates a fictional, but realistic-sounding place name.

Seventh Sanctum location/room generator

Generates a list of fantasy-sounding locations and buildings to populate the setting.

SciFi Ideas city name generator 

Generates a list of modern city names, also there’s a similar Fantasy town name generator.

If there’s a great generator you use, feel free to post it in the comments. You also might want to name an entire planet, if you do – here’s some planet name generators.