The Net Book of Names is a relatively straightforward resource that supports any style of fantasy role-playing game, though it is aimed specifically at Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. The item is distributed as six ASCII files (usually in a ZIP archive). One file lists contributors, the remaining five files each list names for specific topics (People, Location, Item, Business, and Miscellaneous). The coverage of each topic is uneven.
A later formatting presented a combined resource in a single document.