All dwarves love the cities they hail from. Whether it be a stronghold, an outpost, or a great city of the deeps. They will often name their children after these storied places in order to keep them alive and well for generations to come. But what happens when you want something more creative? What if your players are tired of being told that every dwarf is named Thorin Oakenshield? Well fear not! In this article we’ll cover 101 Dwarven City Names you can use as inspiration for your next game or novel!
Conclusion: If you want to make your dwarves more unique and memorable, consider using one of the 101 names we’ve covered. And if that’s not enough for you, head on over to our blog at whateverweblognameis dot com for more!
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100 Dwarven City Names: This article is all about suggested dwarven city names you can use in your game or novel (or anything else). We have 100 different ideas with just enough details that you should be able to find something inspiring!
Roknar the Red – A stronghold located on top of a mountain carved out by dwarves ages ago. The people are bloodthirsty and battle hungry, but they refuse to let anyone into their home.. except those who prove themselves worthy enemies. They worship fire as holy and hit foes with flaming hammers at every possible opportunity because of its
Use the city name as a public domain for your website.
Make up an entirely new word and say that it’s another synonym of “ton”.
Create, or use some existing art, to invent a story about what happened in this particular dwarven city before present day.
Take all words from the list of dwarves in The Hobbit and make them names of places you’ve been: Thorin Oakenshield Memorial Park (which would be filled with oak trees), Bilbo Baggins’ house (#13 on your left).
If you’re feeling especially ambitious, create business cards with information on each dwarf company so people can remember who they are when meeting them at conferences like DurinCon.
Make a board game where players are dwarves from different cities competing for resources and bonuses to win the favor of the Dwarven Council.
Be creative with your use of city names in discussions about other topics: “I came across this article that was talking about how ‘Dwarves have been proven as being highly sensitive to vibrations, which is why they live near large mountain ranges.’ I thought it would be interesting to talk more about what mountains might make an ideal place for them.”
The list goes on..you get the idea! What will you do? Leave a comment below or tell us on our Facebook page so we can all see what crazy ideas people come up with together! Even better, share your idea on our post and show us how you would use a dwarven city name.
The City of Bludheim:
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Marathon runners can buy a kit that includes electrolyte tablets to ward off hypothermia and frostbite. The race course will be lit with torches set into the ground at five kilometer intervals, as well as pit stops every mile for water or hot tea. This is one of the most challenging races you can find!
Choose from three different routes on this Live Action Role Playing Game where players explore their creative side through role-playing games such as makeup workshops, arts & crafts booths, storytelling sessions and more! Players learn about medieval history while having fun and making new friends!
Mines of Moria:
Travelers wishing to visit the site can take a one-hour tour that includes spectacular views and an informative guide. Visitors are warned not to touch or pick up anything, as it is illegal and ruins the experience for future visitors. This location provides many opportunities for photography with some restrictions on use of tripods or surface animal subjects (no cats). There’s also a gift shop where you can buy souvenirs such as pins, postcards, T-shirts, magnets, books & maps about this famous spot in Middle Earth history. Unfortunately there have been break-ins recently but police patrols have increased so we recommend travelers beware when traveling alone at night near any exterior gates leading out
This list of creative uses for Dwarven city names will give you plenty of ideas on how to use them in your worldbuilding.
Dwarves have a rich history and culture, not just from the stories that Tolkien created but also as creators themselves with their own unique cultural traditions. Here are 101 different ways to incorporate dwarven cities into your work:
a) You can create maps showcasing all the places these dwarves live across Tirisia or other parts of Noctalese if they’re spread out (and using an atlas could be useful too).
b) Map-making is one way to show where certain clans reside – this would help readers understand what areas may be more populated by
Name your mystery novel “Dwarven City of Secrets”
Turn an old video game into a movie: the Dwarves invade Earth! (In this scenario, humans are considered robots.)
Research interesting facts about different cities and make up their history. Imagine they have been in contact with other cultures throughout time.
Make a board game that is all about using city names from around the world to build lines connecting them together on one map. If you get someone’s name wrong or omit it altogether, you lose points for not being thorough enough. The player with the most points wins – but be careful because if there are more than two winners then everyone loses.(It can also work as a puzzle game
Place name on a coffee mug
Name your child after the city (if it’s not already)
Name your dog, cat or pet rat after the city
And 100 more! Come back soon for 101 Creative Uses of Dwarven City Names. Or check out our blog post from last year: The Top Ten Ways to Use Dwarven Names In Your Next D&D Campaign. It might give you some ideas if you’re stuck and can’t think of anything else. We know everyone loves dwarves so we’ve got lots of other dwarven content coming up this month too, including an exploration into how to make NPCs interesting without reading through pages upon pages in Monster Manuals or Player Handbooks. You’ll love it – or your money back!
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The Top Ten Ways to Use Dwarven Names In Your Next D&D Campaign. It might give you some ideas if you’re stuck and can’t think of anything else. We know everyone loves dwarves so we’ve got lots of other dwarven content coming up this month too, including an exploration into how to make NPCs interesting without reading through pages upon pages in Monster Manuals or Player Handbooks. You’ll love it – or your money back!
101 Unusual Uses Of Dwarf City Names-Place name on a map of a city 101 Unusual Uses Of Dwarf City Names-Use it in the name of your character or NPC. 101 Unusual Uses Of Dwarven City Names-Include them as names for locations on an adventure map. 101 Unusual Uses For Dwarf City Names – Put one at the end of each sentence you read when reading aloud to instill suspense or anticipation, acting out that word’s meaning and pausing dramatically before moving onto the next sentence. Imagine someone asking “What?” after every pause! If done well, this could be entertaining for anyone listening to you who knows what dwarven cities are called (e.g., if they’re playing D&D). So get creative with how you use