The Scribbler

Roll the Bones

Write a short story based on a roll of the bones


Rules:
  1. Begin the game by clicking
  2. You can see the context of each die result by clicking the list view.
  3. You can reset the game by clicking when in 'dice' view.
  4. Clicking will toggle to 'list' view for printing. You can toggle back to 'dice' view by clicking .
  5. A ? indicates your choice of that item or you may eliminate it from your story.
  6. You must use every item rolled at least once in the story and it must have some significance.
Protagonist
  •  Male
  •  Female
  •  Blind
  •  Deaf
  •  Bearded
  •  Crippled
  •  Overweight
  •  Intelligent
Name
  •  A
  •  B
  •  C
  •  D
  •  E
  •  F
  •  G
  •  H
  •  I
  •  J
  •  K
  •  L
  •  M
  •  N
  •  O
  •  P
  •  Q
  •  R
  •  S
  •  T
  •  U
  •  V
  •  W
  •  X
  •  Y
  •  Z
  •  (anon)
Genre
  •  Adventure
  •  Romance
  •  Mystery
  •  Drama
  •  Spiritual
Time Period
  •  B.C.
  •  8th-9th C.
  •  12th-15th C.
  •  19th C.
  •  Current C.
Season
  •  Winter
  •  Spring
  •  Summer
  •  Autumn
Terrain
  •  Mountain
  •  Rocky
  •  Ocean
  •  Lake
  •  River
  •  Island
  •  Desert
Structure
  •  Castle
  •  Cave
  •  House
  •  Bridge
  •  Town
  •  Grave
Animal
  •  Squirrel
  •  Horse
  •  Bear
  •  Cat
  •  Dog
  •  Rodent
  •  ?
Plant
  •  Tree
  •  Hedge
  •  Grass Field
  •  Flower
  •  Herb
  •  ?
Object One
  •  Coat
  •  Shoe
  •  Hat
  •  Belt
  •  Book
  •  Table
  •  Backpack
  •  Wagon
  •  Stone
  •  Cloak
  •  Bowl
Object Two
  •  Cane
  •  Bone
  •  Musical Inst.
  •  Dice
  •  Gold
  •  Silver
  •  Tree Nut
  •  Chair
  •  Cup
  •  Rope
  •  Crown
Tool
  •  Saw
  •  Hammer
  •  Anvil
  •  Shovel
  •  Rake
  •  Hook
  •  Knife
  •  ?

We come into the world and take our chances
Fate is just the weight of circumstances
That’s the way that lady luck dances
Roll the bones...
~ Rush ~