Wacky idea of the week …
This might appeal to DMs that lean into the ‘gonzo’, and for those looking for a snippet of teen gaming nostalgia …
Looking for an ‘out there’ random encounter … then reach no further than your collection of Fighting Fantasy books. Flip the pages at random and select an encounter from that page (or roll a D400; D4&D100) … improvise as necessary.
If it’s a transitional-type encounter, play out the pages until you do get to an encounter; or flip until you see a picture you like.
A selection of ‘Random Encounter’ source books:
Desert / Temple
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