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Chaosmark
July 27, 2014
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The Soldier and the Princess    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

A short tale, for when your bard needs a tale of adventure, romance, and tragedy.

Chaosmark
October 26, 2013
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The Bibliorynth of Zhao Zweh    Dungeons  (Other)   (Rooms/ Halls)

Lost to the mysts of time and catastrophe, the fabled Zhao Zwehian Library has reappeared. Or at least, part of it has...

Chaosmark
October 2, 2013
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Quarantine of Light    Plots  (Mystical)   (Multi-Storyline)

Horror module and mini-campaign. Intimately tied to Shardis, the Shining City.

Chaosmark
October 2, 2013
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Encounter: Swollen Shadow    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

A short sidebar of encounter information for the Swollen Shadow. Intended for use with Shardis, the Shining City and Quarantine of Light.

Chaosmark
September 15, 2013
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Shardis, the Shining City    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

Home to the fabled Shining Towers, a gleaming beacon of light for miles around.

Chaosmark
September 10, 2013
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Reliquary of the Rotting Legion    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Villanous)

An ornate reliquary box, covered in fine metalwork that twists the eye and causes headaches.

Chaosmark
September 10, 2013
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Ossilyth    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Favored minion of the necromancer Warmaker, the Ossilyth is a tank of an undead.

Chaosmark
August 29, 2013
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Lover's Downfall    Items  (Art and Music)   (Magical)

You find a dusty violin on a stand in the next room. Through the grime of the years, you can tell that it is of excellent make. Perhaps someone can put it to good use? An instrument is meant to be played, after all...

Chaosmark
April 6, 2013
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Akasha    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Clockwork angels. Servants of the Mechanogod Whrrrm.

Chaosmark
October 22, 2012
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Cela Ardonyth    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

"I will give man his threescore and ten, and then give him more. Death himself will fall before me."

Chaosmark
September 28, 2012
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Murderblaze    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

 ...And 'lo, the days of Bennu drew to a close, and he built himself a pyre from which to be reborn in cleansing fire. But trickery snared his form, blackening radiant feathers to twilight...

Chaosmark
September 21, 2012
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Generating Fear: Darkness    Articles  (At Table)   (Gaming - Genre)

The door to the building is open, but inside is nothing but darkness. The lights are out: What do you do?

Chaosmark
July 12, 2012
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Encounter: Shadowbeast    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

A short sidebar of encounter information for the fel Shadowbeasts.

Chaosmark
March 27, 2012
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The Shardis Gaols    Locations  (City)   (Underground)

A subterranean prison complex, meant to incarcerate those who need to be removed from society.

Chaosmark
March 20, 2012
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The Hell of Primal Shadows    Locations  (World)   (Any)

A realm of unending darkness, pitch blackness, where even light refuses to shine.

Chaosmark
March 7, 2012
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Generating Fear: Disappearing Pursuit    Articles  (At Table)   (Gaming - Genre)

Bob and Alice are being chased by something/someone dangerous. They move into a new area, and the pursuit suddenly is nowhere to be found. What does the pursuer know that our heroes don't?

Chaosmark
February 25, 2012
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A Treatise on the Styles of Casting    Systems  (Mystical)   (General)

Casting spells is a difficult, oftentimes dangerous task. Power can be attained in spades by those so inclined, but controlling it once unleashed is something else entirely. There are a number of different ways that the form of the spell, the spell matrix, can be encoded, each with their own advantages and disadvantages.

Chaosmark
February 4, 2012
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30 Steampunk Books    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

30 books to be found within a steampunk setting. Manuals, tomes, and blueprints galore!

Chaosmark
December 31, 2011
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Levy Sys Mk III Thaumaflare    Items  (Tools)   (Non-Magical)

With bright light and 5 minutes burn time, this is required equipment for any cave-diver worth his salt.

Chaosmark
December 9, 2011
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Anaszti, Hands of the Blood God    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

A name shrouded in the mists of time. A scheme of pure genius. A relic of the Mage Wars.

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Order of the Moonbeard

       By: valadaar

Among the assortment of organized criminals who live in the great city, few command greater fear the Moonbeard Order.

They of course do not call themselves that, but have earned the moniker from their fashion of dying their large beards with lye to produce a distinctive crescent shape running from earlobe to earlobe. This is meant as a taunt for their enemies, for it clearly outlines their throats.

They also wear garb similar to the northern tribesman, carefully tooled leather and showing multiple, colourful glyphs.

They are feared due to the intense discipline that their group maintains, due to their origins as a warrior-sect.

They serve as paid thugs, enforcers and assassins within the city, with the client simply ordering a service from the organization, not hiring an individual. Apart from making the request and providing payment in full in advance, the order completes the assignment themselves.

Their order has many moles through the organizations of the city, and more than a couple of nobles. As such, no organized move has been made against them since their chief activity is directed against other members of the crime world. It is said that their services have been useful for those in power as well, further protecting them from persecution.

Their religion holds that their time in this world is vanishingly brief, and largely unimportant except as training for the Great Battle.

The order is very utilitarian with weapons choice - they simply use the tool needed for the occasion, though not without having trained extensively with it beforehand. Daggers, garrottes, swords, bows, battle axes, polearms, wagons, even siege engines have been used to carry out their contracts.

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