Foone Turing's Death Generator lets you create customizable "death" scenes from dozens of computer games. Foone painstakingly rips the media and fonts from old ROMs to create authentic recreations. Put in the text you want and the widget updates automatically. Some games have other options, and there's a button to upload your creation to imgur.
If you want more stuff like this, Foone has a patreon page.
The Portmanteau and Rhyme Generator accepts two input words and produces weird coinages that are often surprisingly funny. “Rhino” and “Hospital”, for example, produces “Boarphanage” and “hotelephant” among other things. I tried “chaste caravaggio” and got “Vermeerotic”. “Moist carpet” yielded “flavorniture”. “Lube barrel” turned into “bluebrication”. Magic.
Andy Purviance’s Purviance.com/myths generates (and beautifully presents) snippets of folklore: perfect for forming story ideas or oblique strategies. Some I got: Pursuit of game leads to upper world Tricksters feign death of their father King mourns so much at wife’s funeral he goes on piracy every afterward Transformation by throwing ashes Trolls are skilled smiths
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