Sometimes life and gaming don’t mix. When your buddies call on short notice and want to game you have three basic choices: scream “I am not your entertainment center!” and hang up; say “awesome!” then after hanging up the phone look at the ceiling and scream “my empire is crumblinnnnnnnnnnnnnnnng!”; or you can run something on the fly. This article is aimed to help you with the last option. The first two are so damn fun you should have no trouble coming up with your own variations.
This article is inspired by the modern adventure generator written by Gareth Michael Skarka and first appearing in Modern Dispatch Issue #29. Actually “shamelessly adopted” might be more accurate than “inspired” but um, we did ask permission