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Cheka Man
November 8, 2009
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The Goblin Brotherhood    Society/ Organizations  (Criminal/Espionage)   (Country/ State)

For a long time the Goblin criminals did not have their own organisation to protect them...until now.

Cheka Man
November 7, 2009
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Despatching A Were-Swan    Plots  (Hired)   (Side-Quest)

How hard is it to despatch a troublesome swan? A lot harder then you might think.

Cheka Man
October 10, 2009
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Fire Flies    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Some people might call them cute, but unlike fireflies that just glow and look pretty, Fire Flies can give you nasty burns if you mess around with them, so look but don't touch.

Cheka Man
October 5, 2009
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The Holy Firestick    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

As the sun set, the holy monk of Jove muttered a word and the tip of his staff flared into flame like a torch, without being burned or scorched in any way by it's own holy fire. He carried on his way without fear of being sneaked up on or stepping off the path in the dark.

Cheka Man
September 24, 2009
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Alexis the Vampiric Priest    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Criminal/Espionage)

Hated by humans and other vampires alike, and in his eyes forsaken by the God that he spent his whole mortal life devoted to, Alexis is a self-hating Vampire.

Cheka Man
September 21, 2009
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Ianna the Were-Mosquito    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

By night this young woman takes the shape of a huge mosquito the size of a dog, and flies around looking for people to feed on. She has the ability to split apart into a cloud of small mosquitoes to fly under doors and through any small cracks and holes in a house, and then reforms and is able to puncture mosquito nets to feed on her victims. If she gets into a fight and starts losing, she will split apart again and fly away to make her escape, and as long as even one of those mosquitoes gets away unharmed, she will turn into her human form  at dawn and regain all her strength and vampiric powers by dusk. Those that she bites are likely to come down with disease afterwards.

Cheka Man
September 11, 2009
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Growjuice    Items  (Potion)   (Magical)

The old soldier looked up with all three of his eyes. "I lost one of my eyes to a sword point, and they used a little too much Growjuice to heal it. Still, I'd rather have three eyes then only one."

Cheka Man
September 9, 2009
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30 Servants    NPCs  (Extras)   (Domestic/ Craft)

The hard working, the lazy and the indispensible, 30 Servants to look after the myriad needs of your world's nobles.

Cheka Man
September 1, 2009
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Amber, Queen of the Whores-Reworked    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

The Disgraced & Vanquished
She is the former heiress or countess of a ravaged land, now participating in the once-unthinkable and unimaginable. Often in history, when one group of people conquered another, as an exclamation point, the victors would force or sell the noble wives and daughters into slavery, particularly of the sexual variety. This was a final slap on the face for the vanquished.

Cheka Man
July 13, 2009
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Staff of the Zythumancer    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

The Staff of the Zythumancer can bring the most helpless alcoholic into the embrace of sobriety or turn a tetotaller into a useless drunk with a simple tap to the head.

Cheka Man
June 30, 2009
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The Double Purse    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

A boon to theives, this can be used to replace items with duplicates, which means that the shoplifter or the sneak-thief can go about his or her work in safety with little chance of discovery, provided he or she takes care when stealing.

Cheka Man
June 10, 2009
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The Voyeur's Wand    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

The Voyeur's Wand was made by a jealous student of magic who had never had a girlfriend and was envious of those who were part of a loving couple, and wanted to embarass those who were.

Cheka Man
June 6, 2009
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The Deathstick    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Cursed)

The Deathstick is a potent weapon, but it may well do more damage to it's user then the target, as it has not been perfected by it's creators yet.

Cheka Man
May 26, 2009
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The Many    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Water)
Cheka Man
May 24, 2009
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Admiral Edwin Turner    NPCs  (Campaign)   (Political)

They had laughed at him in the past, and the press nicknamed him the Admiral, but when the global temperature rose by five degrees, and the waves swept in and drowned the cities, it was his turn to laugh.

Cheka Man
May 13, 2009
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The Brande Islands    Locations  (Area)   (Water)

The Brande Islands are now a hell on earth for the majority of their inhabitants, but it was not allways that way…

Cheka Man
May 8, 2009
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The Silesian Trireme    Items  (Transports)   (Combat)

The Silesian Triremes, also known as the Three-in-one, are one of the more feared ships that the marines and the sailors of the De Madden Company have met in battle.

Cheka Man
April 29, 2009
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Morcar's Ring    Items  (Jewelry)   (Cursed)

Morcar’s ring is a marvel to behold, capable of healing wounds…but be sure that you do not tax it’s powers too far and die wearing it, or you will become a true horror to behold.

Cheka Man
April 24, 2009
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30 Gangsters    NPCs  (Extras)   (Criminal/Espionage)

30 gangsters of various types, from the boss to the wannabe, the biker gang member to the despised turncoat, and many more.

Cheka Man
April 5, 2009
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Yet Another 30 Princesses    NPCs  (Extras)   (Political)

Thirty more princesses, this time with an insect/small creature theme.

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Corpse Herders

       By: Murometz

The Jiangsi was the name of an undead being in Chinese folklore and mythology. Usually translated as zombie or vampire for Western palates, the Jiangsi was really neither. They appeared as simply risen, fresh corpses. They moved (peculiarly!) by hopping rather than walking, and sought out the living to suck the Qilife force from their victims.

Perhaps significantly more interesting than the Jiangsi itself, was the lore surrounding them. "Zombie wranglers", or "Corpse Herders", usually Daoist priests, were men tasked with delivering these undead beings back to their respective home towns. Tradition in China placed great importance and emphasis on the return of the dead to their homes and families, and thus the corpse herders came to be. By using magick words and talismans they would animate the dead, and by placing specially inscribed parchments of paper over the Jiangsi heads and faces, the corpse herders would be able to control the hopping corpses. Then like pied pipers, they would lead processions of subdued undead, across many miles, rhythmically chanting and ringing tiny bells.

Special inns were built across China to house these undead caravans, as the zombies could only travel by evening and night, the sun anathema to them. Rows of doors opening to barely a closet-space, lined the walls of these special establishments. Behind these doors, the corpses would be stored upright while the corpse herders rested in rooms.

The Jiangsi under the control of a corpse herder were quite harmless, merely hopping after him, silently and without complaint, for weeks and months. If however, the magicked parchment would somehow be removed from their faces, the creatures would immediately seek living humans to kill. Their thirst for Qi was unquenchable.

The job of a corpse herder was an interesting one to say the least.

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