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Player Names

In FUMBBL, you have to give all your players names. These can be fantasy-style names, names of your friends, funny names....it's up to you. Obscene/offensive names are not allowed, and neither are names such as "Lineman 1" - it's not in the spirit of the league.

Random Name Generators and Name Lists:

If, however, you are one of the many coaches who struggles to think of player names, then there are a number of sites that can help, by listing existing names or generating random names. Here are a few:

Race Specific resources:

It's always a good idea to do some background reading if you want to create a really authentic Warhammer-world team. Often, Games Workshop's Warhammer world draws on real-world mythology and history. Of course, Games Workshop draws even more heavily upon the works of J.R.R. Tolkein, writer of the Lord of the Rings trilogy and associated books such as the Hobbit and the Silmarillion.


Amazons - Based upon the Amazons of Greek myth:

Lizardmen - GW based the Lizardmen fluff on Aztec, Inca and Mayan history/mythology:

Norse - Draws upon real Norse mythology (maybe that's why so many Scandinavians play BB?)

Elves - Based very much on the Elves of J.R.R. Tolkein. He even created two Elven languages, Quenya and Sindarin (you hear it spoken in the Lord of the Rings films!)

Khemri - Derived from Ancient Egyptian mythology (and loads of Mummy films!):

Fumbbl Name Generator Bookmarklet:

There is a simple application that lets you generate a team-specific player name with a single click in your browser (the names were compiled from the aforementioned sources).

You can install it simply by dragging it onto your Bookmarks Bar, find the details here:


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Last update: December 10, 2013