Its newer counterpart was called Wreathe, and a nearby village was called Festoon. From there I build up what is likely to live there and what the natural habitat would be like. To add to the good advice given here: One thing to in account is how sophisticated the populace is. Its good for when you are stuck for an idea. Enjoy, and all the best of luck with your projects! I believe that a good fictional place name needs to be realistic, but not so realistic that people mistake you for a real place on this earth, it is this balance that has been captured in this name generator and I hope it serves you well.
I'm always out there surfing for stuff. Getting started Here are some starter lists of terms you may want to use for your own place name generating needs. To track the current progress see the. As for names, half of the people have bizarre names, whereas the other half have heard-of names that are uncommon now but are common in the story. To get started generating place names, just scroll down to the generator button and start reeling off names. I have to admit, though, as a transplanted Canadian, Canada has some of the same problem.
As I mentioned above, place names tend to be conservative, but they do follow the same patterns of sound change that affect the rest of the language. Here's for using the generator. I use those baby name websites that list traditional names of different countries and cultures and pick the ones that look cool. Either way, we hope you like our fantasy names! Easy to spell and pronounce, no apostrophes or other dumb punctuation, and they sound good. I've been collecting links, docs, xcl, exe and everything in between on gaming, dnd and mapping for a very long time. I had a small country in the same setting with the oldest city, now a ruin, called Garland.
It is simply amazing and will definitely be a great help, especially its Coat of Arms generator! Verdant Aegis: The democratic, philanthropist kingdom who favor architecture of stone and mortar, mixed with naturally occurring flora. Now of course, if you are looking for real place names, I have not created a name generator for that yet as I think most people are looking for fictional name generators instead of one that will generate real place names. Don't stress to much over them, of course. Iron Cross: a faction of religious zeal but brutal enforcement of religion and conversion. Cornish' Monster Blood Tattoo, you'll learn that creating fictional names is a difficult skill. Adjust however seems fitting for your setting. I then, using a set of base parameters, corrupt the name slightly till it looks and sounds a tad different.
The important thing is to try to give the language some consistent sound. Need a name for a fortress in the woods? Keep in mind, my story is fantasy, but not the medieval variety. Please take all necessary steps to ascertain that your new name has not been taken by a real world entity before using it. I'm working on a map and will try and come up with some names while I wait for some responses, but in the meantime, shall we discuss name-bestowing strategies? If you want you can also add a suffix to follow after the name, saying this place is one a really high up and on a mountain you could have: Reach of Luminaria, Aerolumia's Peak, Aerolumia's Divide etc. Sorry if I make no sense - I'm typing my reasoning out very quickly and I have weird thought processes at times. What I'm working on is a mix of sci-fi and fantasy.
Fantasy Name Generators — Idea generators for your next fantasy project Discover our selection of fantasy name generators and kickstart your next fantasy project or adventure. I've also got cities who's names derive from river names or just the location they're in. Then, of course, I have less fantasy-ish names. Really, though, I usually follow the first method. I think you should stay away from names like Am'tha'gris'mal or Mach'niph'ron.
My world probably makes no sense in the linguistic sense Tolkien would probably laugh then spin in his grave if he saw my book but, eh, sounds good to me. The ideas you get from this could even be the featured location for the adventure in your story or tabletop roleplaying game. The world is an amazing place providing an incredible assortment of interesting locations across dozens of cultures. The fantasy areas are named after landmarks and people, such as Heatherfield, which is a town surrounded by fields of heather, go figure. For example, if we want this land to feel Scandinavian, we can make up some elements inspired by the sound of Scandinavian words and names.
Fantasy Place Name Generator Naming Your Geographical Features This name generator generates names for geographical features, town names and village names. A lot of factors go into what I name a city or an area. Haskell, Mira Jama, Eric McGill, Jarod Reinhard, Samuel Stoddard, Laura Wenk, Paul Zetler. I don't like complicated names full of apostrophe's either, neither names like ' Yraaathlythi'. And a vatican themed city state is partially named after the founder of the religion it's based on.
I don't want to name it some unpronounceable Viking-sounding name that I get from a generator, but I also don't have much luck with the naming strategy I use for the creatures, because residents of a world wouldn't call their home something in relation to us. Thanks so much for sharing this!!! Excel + regal sounding suffix. This happens to real world names all the time, so go right ahead. If you are looking for a random city or town name to spark a location for a book, game, or a script, millions of possibilities are at your finger tips. I like for generating names when I have a need to. Excellent if you need a particular landmark name. We bear no responsibility for the consequences of using someone else's name.