Friday, 20 July 2018

d100 Castaways

Slow going this month with posts but I've been busy with adult stuff.
Here is a link to Tenkar's Landing aka the Black Isle, I apparently wrote almost a quarter of. Doh of course I tend to cringe at my own mistakes and why i stopped working with OSR collab stuff but this is pretty amazing and was a few years in the making before my banhammer. Self loathing aside Im enjoying it.


I chose a empty sea hex added some mountains and a huge underdark with citadel generators, orc tribe generators, ogre mutations, crystal caves which might be handy for a veinscrawl also.

Links on Tenkars page and he deserves the hits for presenting this - several years in the making http://www.tenkarstavern.com/2018/07/the-tavern-chat-podcast-episode-65.html


Coincedently I have been doing this:

People to find on islands at sea
I make most alone but 1in6 will have 3d6 persons
d20 years a good amount time stranded (longer if crazy)
Most names here are Spanish, Dutch, french and a few Chinease
This could be used in a historic setting

d10 Island life adaptions
01 Gone native and joined a tribe
02 Gone cannibal
03 Crazy with isolation
04 Has a native companion
05 Has taken a slave prisoner
06 Barley able to communicate after isolation
07 Hermit devoted to religion
08 Adopted horrible cult
09 Always scheming escape but years of failure
10 Comfortable and happy

d100 Castaway Assets
01 Pet such as a dog, ape or parrot
02 Plentiful goats for milk, food and hide
03 Wild pigs or deer
04 Treasure chest  
05 Excellent fishing
06 Bird nesting site
07 Friendly tribal folk trade
08 Lots of equipment from wreck
09 Previous settler left shack, livestock and goods
10 Kindly non humans take pity on plight

d100 Castaway Problems
01 Dangerous cannibal tribe in area
02 Hostile tribe holy island
03 Surrounded by treacherous reef
04 Island inhabited by monster
05 Pirates hid treasure on island and visit often
06 Foreign enemy nation raids often looking for castaways
07 Dangerous aggressive animals (tigers, huge pigs)
08 Island is haunted by the dead or spirits or demon
09 Food and water are scarce and difficult to obtain
10 Island has addictive drugs growing wild


d100 Castaways
01 Santiago Gomez, leads 2d6 stranded mutineers who will try to take the ship of any rescue parties to resume the pirate life
02 Bonifiace Ruiz, writes poetry for mermaids he loves but he knows they are man eaters
03 Bram DeVries, ate his fellow castaways and craves more, even local natives fear him, he tells tales of a treasure cave to lure victims 
04 Kersten Jansen escaped a pirate ship to keep her virtue and is wary of any male crews, her father a weathy, spice merchant will reward anyone who saves her
05 Hans Visser was cast ashore for his evil cult ways after attempting to convert other shipmates, he has had demons bring him evil spellbooks
06 Espen Wilems, marooned after failed mutiny against his brother keen for revenge but is also a wanted man
07 Dirk Smit, has a foul temper and was marooned for stabbing ship mates
08 Sebastian Buskirk, survived a wreck and has been exploring prehuman fish man ruins in volcanic caves under the island
09 Lars Bruin, is sole survivor of island of meat eating apes that ate fellow castaways. He believes they guard a golden ape god idol in a cave
10 Felix Bakker, has befriended natives and wants to stay but he will speak to visitors and see if they are trustworthy or not. He might tempt them with stories of a wreck on another island to get rid of them
11 Mateo Tellez, lives with his native bride and children and is happier than his old life. He will trade boar tusks and pearls for gunpowder and shot
12 Hendrick Goosens led his coven of 2d6 cultists here at direction of a demon patron. They need to replace some lost coven members for a summoning and will sacrifice the rest of any strangers they meet  
13 Karel Peeters, a lady pirate who's crew dumped her out of fear. She will happily join any ship crew and is keen for mudrerous rampages and plunder, men fear her romantic interests
14 Nicholas Dijkstra, lives in a treehouse but worries about the volcano on the island. Near the peak are some kind of ruins he is too afraid to explore
15 Luca Martinez, herds goats he captured and lives in peace. He would like a wife or company but happy with his goats and will trade cheese and milk and hide
16 Daniel Esteves abandoned on shore convinced there was treasure on the island. There are mysterious basalt colums in the reef and he is sure there is a hidden cave full of gold and pearls 
17 Mathew Bruin, lives happily here and his fish folk brides under the sea who visit him nightly. He uses gold bullets in his musket and has made his own gunpowder from volcanic resources on the island. He does not want to share
18 Diego Alverez, made a devils pact to become king and was promptly stranded on the island by his crewmates and found a strange gold crown. He will do anything to get off and devote his life to killing the devils minions
19 Jack VanHoebeek, was lured ashore by a selkie maiden and was promptly abandoned. Now he hunts sealions wanting revenge and doesn't want to leave till he finds his former love
20 Phillipe Gimenez, was lured ashore by a siren but managed to escape while his shipmates were eaten because he is deaf. He is keen to escape but vengence against the treasure hording creatures
21 Samuel Munoz, survived a ship attack by lycanthropic seawolves and hides in his lair in fear of the beasts who live near in the sea 
22 Dick Bos, came here for treasure but shipmates were killed by undead pirates and only he survived. The ghosts even took the ship and wrecked it on a reef where Dick cant get at it for goods that might aid him 
23 Caspar VanDijk, was stranded here by crewmates of pirate ship and he is keen to escape the thunder lizards in the jungle guarding strange serpentine ruins
24 Sophia DeJons, pretended to be a man but decided the sailors life was terrible and fled here in a jollyboat. She will join any decent travellers but will maintain her male disguise until she feels safe
25 Conrad Wooter, exhibited plague symptoms and was abandoned. He is still a carrier but syptoms are mostly gone. He will enthusiastically join a crew
26 Akbar Yildiz, far from home he may not speak any common adventurer language. He has a small cannon and is prepared to fight any strangers who come assuming they want to kill him 
27 Camila Suarez, is a witch who sunk the ship she travelled on when sailors harassed her. She lives well enough but wants to return to civilisation. She will use her charms and magic to help and is happy to have a disposable husband 
28 Cornelius Jaagen, notorious cannibal was stranded here when he was identified by crewmates. Even the local cannibals hate him. He is keen to join a crew and tries to get rescuers to wipe out the tribe who would not accept him so he can eat them out of spite
29 Daniela Ximeno, pirates escaped lover who jumped overboard lives with a d6 native women. Will join a crew but her ex will kill any man she is seen with 
30 Joost VanBerg, a wizard thrown overboard and has had to transcribe his spells onto a cave wall from memory. Keen to escape but wants time or means to copy out a new book. He was cast overboard for his demonic rites
31 Jacobus Hendrick, ship plundered by pirates ladened with treasure from a far away kingdom. He wants to return to plunder the natives heathen gold idols of strange gods
32 Jef Meer, ship was sunk by a sea serpent sent by god to punish captain, will join a crew but wary of sacreligious crewmen and very supersticious
33 Klaus Lange, is a werewolf and thrown overboard after eating fellow crewman. Has been fine living on island alone and will offer to join a crew
34 Henrik Timmernman, shot an albatross and the gods of the sea hate him, any ship he sails on will face terrible ordeals while he is aboard
35 Sara Lambert, lived here with her castaway family who all died leaving her alone. She is naive but a fiesty combatant and knife expert and quick to learn
36 Coby Gries, killed three crewmen who dared lay hands on her and they threw her overboard. She dreams of starting a all female pirate crew
37 Eva Groot, survived a shipwreck. Crew and most of the cargo of horses eaten by sharks. She lives with a sole surviving black stallion and the two are inseperable
38 Clarrissa Muelenbelt, daughter of a missionary who's family were eaten by natives to prove a religious argument. She lives in fear but has adapted to island life and has written several amazing novels while here
39 Martin Buskirk, joined a native volcano cult and if a ship is seen will lure visitors to a native ambush to sacrifice for their horrible god under the mountain
40 Elizebeth Boer, wife of a elderly spice merchant who died on a voyage and jumped ship to escape the lecherous crew. She offers a reward to help her get home and claim his wealth and revenge
41 Johanna VanDen, a witch who has been visiting islands to learn exotic new spells and to avoid witch persecutions in the old country. Amused by visitors in wooden ships she can raise a storm if she becomes unhappy
42 Klara Mulder, a occultist who was stranded by a mishap on his demon powered boat while plundering pre human ruins across the world. She has constructed servitors and summoned creatures to guard him. She wants to lure strangers to his lair to enslave and already has 3d6 sailors and natives charmed
43 Gretta Sittart, stole a pirate treasure chest as an act of revenge and hope to get a ship to take her home but concerned her loot might be a temptation
44 Alita Graaf,  a infamous swordswoman stranded here as a plot by a noble she defeated in a duel. If she can get back to civilisation she will go on a rampage of murder across the continent 
45 Wilhelmina VanDerberg, has poisoned a long list of husbands and been a spy had to flee the continant and after misadventures she was shipwrecked here alone. She offers her charms for a return trip
46 Marja Braam, pirate and witch who faked her death to escape her crew and knows where a great treasure is hidden. She needs help to get it and past the undead pirate guards
47 Johan Vos, drunk who fell overboard and is desperate for grog. Will join anyone and try and beg, borrow or steal grog
48 Lucia Diaz, was stranded with other but after she murdered all the women she saw as rivals she had ti kill the men as well for siding with them. Will be happy to join any passing crew
49 Pauline Roy, a colonial governors wicked daughter who has ha scores of pirate lovers die fighting over her. She was wrecked here with a dozen men who all died fighting over her
50 Xandra Vroom, former gang leader and daughter of a criminal matriarch, went to sea to scam treasure and instead was wrecked here, Keen to escape and to return home with something of value to appease her mother
51 Philip Benitez, former highwayman went to sea because of a treasure map and a girl but she stole the map and had his me strand him

52 Saskia Baas, a stranded showgirl who saw other castaways die trying to get a treasure from a trapped cave in a seaside cave, covered by sea in high tide. She wants to escape and to know what is in the cave that robbed her comrades lives
53 Santiago Antunez, revolutionary leader driven to sea by nobility but it was a trick resulting in him being stranded at direction of his enemies
54 John DeWees, a stranded treasure hunter has enslaved natives to dive for pearls for him and had to kill other castaways who he thought coveted his loot
55 Juan Fernandez 
56 Liling Guandong, her junk was sunk on way to a distant kingdom to be married. She doesn't mind so much but a local spirit doesn't want her to leave the island and causes trouble with weather and strange hauntings
57 Benjamin Gimenez, loves to strangle women and stranded after killing the captains girlfriend. Keen to join anyone but cant resist the odd strangling
58 Rebbecca Lange, come to rule the settlement of 3d6  castaways with her clear headedness and practical nature. On good terms with natives who visit island cave shrine 
59 Herman Molen, an explorer with d6 men was on island when a great seabeast swallowed his ship
60 Gabriel Ruiz, notorious demon worshipper on the run, carried here by foul spirits at his command. Wary of civilization and the lengths the inquisition has made hunting him
61 Lauren Tremblay, stranded here since a child, worships the strange monoliths she found, wants to bring a strange idol and cult to her birth land
62 Sophie Perez, was maried to a wicked wizard and she has fled here to evade him. He still spies on her with magic and will meddle in her affairs or her companions
63 Felipe Ibanez, belonged to obscure sect and shipmates threw overboard when they found out. Welcomes strangers but wary of more persecution now
64 Barnend Nunez, found a chest with a spell book and notes and has been teaching himself magic, decided to try summoning demons to aid him if in difficulty but welcomes a chance to get a ship away from island
65 Arabella Boor, travelled here with wizard master who died exploring reef caves looking for prehuman treasures. She has kept up her study to fend off aggressive tribes and will try to get visitors to recover her masters corpse with several magic items
66 Juliana Hernandez, worships the great beast who pretends to be her island, she welcomes travellers and lures them to the treasure caves, the monster maw filled with wrecked ancient ships and trapped sailors and natives
67 Marcus Haan, pirate and explorer once renowned but his crew dumped him on island when he cheated them out of booty. He is keen to renew his career and get revenge
68 Anki Prins, has become queen of a cannibal clan of islanders, who worship her. She has no interest in going home but her father offered a substantial reward for her return years ago
69 Pablo Rodrigez, merchant stranded by pirates who return seasonally to make him confess where his treasure is hidden
70 Anne Rynsberger, a wealth merchant stranded with 3d6 crew members have built a log fort and have enslaved natives to toil in their fields. She wants more settlers to move in and the location given to traders
71 Vincent Nunez, lost at sea in a life boat murdered rest of passengers and then killed natives on the island, keen to join a crew but stab happy and argumentative

72 Gustaaf Graaf, priest who once stranded offended the natives with preaching and now they hunt him. If rescued will implore rescuers to help him convert islanders by force and will try to organise religious services on ship
73 Aurore Hamon, charming maiden but mother cursed her so any man lusting after her meets disaster which resulted in her ship being wrecked and all hands except her lost. She knows some magic herself and would like the curse lifted as her mother died and only a man who satisfies mother will ever be able to love her
74 Adrian Jaager, escaped murderer jumped ship taking him to be hanged, keen to get off island but cant resist strangling and stabbing others and blaming supernatural beings
75 Mei Xingyang, sorceress stranded by her lover over her cheating, curious about exotic lands characters from
76 Abelle Wit, an adventurer who spent years underground before coming up on this island thousands of miles far away from home. Local albino savages from the caves try and capture her every full moon
77 Gertrude Brouwer, was stranded here with others from a wreck but have built a thriving stocade where she brews grog which she trades with the natives and passing ships and now she wants to stay. Some natives want the white devils and their evil brew driven off or killed
78 Ana Visser, while ashore exploring caves and ancient ruins was stranded when her ship was captured by pirates. With her 2d6 companions she has continued to explore and has found gold and treasure and is sure there is more
79 Xandar Molen, stranded for not joining a pirate crew who kidnapped him. He has become religious and has converted the natives and is sure this is his true purpose. Some tribesfolk still practice cannibalism and want him dead
80 Reinier Meulenbelt, descended from Islander slaves has gone exploring to find his roots but the ship struck a reef. With surviving crew and natives they have built a thriving trading post for Island folk and passing ships
81 Rutger Teuling, cast ashore for his foul worship of the rat demon cult, he has brought rats to the island and decimated the placid dodo birds. Local natives have fled and regard island cursed now
82 Julian Moller, stranded when his ship chased away by an enemy nation. All the trees on the island are gone and only goats live among the ruins and statues of a long lost Islander civilization. He has spent years looking for treasure and hoping to escape
83 Helena Konig, remained to help islanders from a plague her crew brought here but all died leaving her alone with her part islander son, still a youth. They dwell in a ruined village and fend off plague zombies each night
84 Victor Stegenga, stranded by crew for his black magic use, has built himself a wizard tower and signals victims he can use as slaves via charms or creating undead. He could have escaped by demon years ago
85 Steffan Antunez, ship was captured by a foreign power and he was stranded for not giving away state military secrets. Wary of visitors from other lands but keen to get home
86 Martin VanDer, a naturalist whose ship stranded him to avoid a storm with a d4 servants and a dog. Keen to get away but familiar with strange marine cliff caves and strange island animals
87 Bruno Meyer, pirate stranded with d6 crew while burying his treasure chest that turned out to be rocks when his ship left. Wants revenge but also has previous treasure chests buried on island also guarded by spirits of men he slew using a terrible pirate spell
88 Juliana Vinke, lives here with her d6 pirate sons who stuck with her when the crew could stand no more of her black magic. She uses spells to enslave natives and they have uncovered treasures in strange reef caves they only partly explored. They will try and seize any ship with subterfuge and magic
89 Chen Sanchi, explorer for the emperor back home but ship lost in storm, has valuable maps of his exotic homelands but would rather die than let evil foreigners get them. His advanced engineering knowledge has improved the native village and they love him
90 Longwei Henan, a black lotus trader from the hidden lotus kingdom who only has a few pounds of resin left. Keen to escape to any civilized place knowing lotus trade routes will get him home
91 Andrea Haas, broke a pirate code over a murder over gold and stranded here, keen to join any crew and find a attractive men, she is a fearsome beserker in battle which is a problem for her side when enemy all dead
92 Gina Valez, a spy stranded here by her former lover a religious advisor and spymaster of a king. If she gets home her knowledge will bring down a dynasty and a religion
93 Antionette Laurent, a young decadant noble lady who survived a shipwreck with her puppy Monsuir 
Moelleux. As she is a wizard the natives worship her which she thinks proper but she expects this from everyone lesser thus several passing ships left her. She will consider taking a ship but her natives have no expertise at advanced sailing ships94 Alexander Ruysch, while trading with natives was kidnapped and his ship fled. Over time they released him and he has settled with a native bride. He runs a merchant trading company and will reward any who bring him home
95 Avery Bouchard, a common sailor who jumped overboard to escape a keelhauling, friendly but a compulsive thief 

96 Bastien Martin, stranded adventurer having returned from elemental planes but now here far from civilization with magic treasure and pet monsters he hatched from eggs
97 Ivana Cortez, burned her ship to force her crew to plunder the ruins and caves of the island where reptile folk dwell. Most have died and she assumed she would be rescued years ago
98 Avaline Gagnon, flew here by broom with her cat years ago to escape persecution. She offers visitors potions, fortune telling and information of caves in the islands dormant volcano and the serpent folk temple ruins within. Each night her Tako lovers come from the sea to pleasure her
99 Andre Moreau, stranded with his beastman comrade keen to join any crew to get off, feels honour bound to save the lives of his rescuers, as long as his beastman friend is included
100 Bernard Dupont, was teleported by a wizard here years ago. Will offer to join any crew but knows location and secret entry to a evil wizards lair far away


1 comment:

  1. God damn, that's a lot of content! Nice random tables, hoss. ;)

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