Add 10 years to each person’s age.
Step 1: Update relationships
Roll a 10-sided die.
1-8: still married
9-10: divorced or widowed (roll for a new relationship)
8-9: broke up (roll for a new relationship)
10: were married, but recently divorced or widowed (roll for children as if they were still married, and do not roll for a new relationship this round)
1-4: broke up (roll for a new relationship)
Step 2: New relationships
Roll for new relationships for every unpartnered person over 18.
Relationship status (18-21):
Relationship status (22+):
You choose the ages of partners.
Step 3: Children
Men aged 20+ and women aged 20-46 can have children.
Number of children for unmarried people: You choose if unmarried people can have children. If yes, roll a 10-sided die for each person. If you roll 5: they have one child; all other numbers: no children.
Number of children (for married couples):
Genders: roll even for a girl, odd for a boy
Ages (if mother is 26-46):
Ages (if mother is 20-25):
Step 4: Names
First and middle names:
- Names from the 1920 UC Berkeley Yearbook (r/namenerds)
- Temperance leaders: Advancing prohibition in US
- Male: Mythology Boy Names (Nameberry)
Female: Mythology Girl Names (Nameberry)
- Biggest stars of the 1920s (IMDb)
- These vintage names sound new again (Nameberry) - choose from “Cool vintage names”
- List of writers of the Lost Generation (Wikipedia)
- Male: 40 forgotten but handsome baby boy names
Female: 30 beautiful but forgotten baby girl names (CafeMom)
- Biblical name generator (fantasynamegenerator.com)
- Male: Notable names of Prohibition (prohibition.themobmuseum.org)
Female: Flapper names (Nameberry userlist)
- These vintage names sound new again (Nameberry) - choose from “Rare vintage names” or “‘Do you dare?’ vintage names”
- Best rare names from 100 years ago (Nameberry)
- Male: 10 famous 1920s musicians
Female: The who’s who of the suffragettes (The Telegraph)
- Last name generator (Best Little Baby)
- Old Philadelphians (Wikipedia)
- Mineral & metal baby names for boys (Nameberry)
- Anglicisation of names - German surnames (Wikipedia) - choose from anglicized versions of German surnames
- The who’s who of the suffragettes (The Telegraph)
- Q last names (Random Name Generator)
Next round: Part 6