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Cheka Man
October 30, 2011
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Hammer of the Dark    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

The Hammer of the Dark can shroud your opponents in darkness, but if you use it too much, it is said that the darkness will fill your heart and lead to your own  downfall.

Cheka Man
October 2, 2011
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30 Talking Magical Weapons    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

Occasionly magical weapons will be given the power to speak, and with that in mind I present thirty magical weapons with the powers of speech and their own distinct personalities. Feel free to add your own.

Cheka Man
August 26, 2011
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Demon Spectacles    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

Mr James Grimes was a wizard and inventor of some note whose main job was casting small spells to repair things or create minor magical items. On his days off he would sometimes visit the local courts to watch people on trial and thought;what if there was a simple way to tell who was good and who was evil? Would that not save time and money? And so he came up with the idea of the Demon Spectacles to tell the good from the bad.

Cheka Man
August 17, 2011
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Feeling Sword    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Cursed)

He struck out hard with the blade, cutting his foe down to the bone in the arm that held the weapon , only to  feel agony in his own sword arm as if it too had been cut right down to the bone. As he dropped his blade due to the shock and two more opponents closed in to  cut him down, he realised to his horror that his blade was a Feeling Sword and that he was unlikely to survive this fight.

Cheka Man
July 17, 2011
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30 Bases Of Evil    Locations  (Other)   (Any)

30 places for the most vile villany to take place in. (unfinished.)

Cheka Man
July 16, 2011
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30 Gifts of the Nekron    Items  (Other)   (Combat)

The Nekron, also known as Dark Elves, the Drow, and other ruder names are rarely friendly with humans, but on occasion they need their help, and are willing to reward them for a job well done...

Cheka Man
May 16, 2011
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Lawbane    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Villanous)

I had me a dream once. Just after I *acquired* this here knife. Only the knife was a bit shinier and I was in an alley somewhere. I dunno, maybe it was Brie or Holsten, someplace like that. Anyways, I'm walking down this alley when I comes across some dumb bloke trying to shortcut his way to market. Like *my* alley is a god-d**ned thoroughfare for just anyone!
 

Cheka Man
April 25, 2011
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30 Poisons    Items  (Potion)   (Villanous)
30 poisons, some of which bring swift death, others that cause various kinds of agony,
Cheka Man
April 10, 2011
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30 Ways To Be A Good Strolenite    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Gaming - In General)

If you follow this advice you will be able to get the best out of this site that it can offer you and you might make some new friends too.

Cheka Man
April 6, 2011
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30 Sheaths    Items  (Equipment Listing)   (Combat)

Not only the weapon needs to be special or magical...

Cheka Man
March 10, 2011
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Princess Emma Montor    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Political)

To look at her she's five years old, and to her anger, she has been stuck at the age of five for the last forty-six years, unable to rule as Queen and doomed to a life of doll houses, dolls and cute girly toys and clothes, even though her mind is that of an adult woman.

Cheka Man
March 4, 2011
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30 Grassy Mounds    Locations  (Ruins)   (Underground)

What lies under the turf deep in the earth of that grassy mound? The PCs would very much like to know...

Cheka Man
February 27, 2011
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30 Items From Fallen Empires    Items  (Equipment Listing)   (Magical)

Thirty items from the distant past, some are still used today in different forms, others were one of a kind and have long since been lost or sequestered within dusty old tombs, awaiting looters to bring them back to the world once more.

Cheka Man
February 23, 2011
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The Quest For Helen    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

The PCs are sent to rescue the Lady Helen from the pyramid she has been trapped in...but it will not be easy.

Cheka Man
February 16, 2011
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30 Vampires    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

30 various vampiric varieties

Cheka Man
November 23, 2010
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30+ Dwarven Gifts    Items  (Other)   (Heroic)

The Dwarves are often thought to be a greedy and miserly race, but there are times when they will give rewards to those who have genuinely earned them.

 

(OOC-I added the names of all those who did submissions but only mine has shown up, for some reason. The others are the following; axlerowes, Echomirage, Ancient Gamer ,Dossta , Pariah.)

Cheka Man
October 11, 2010
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Eye Flies    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Underground)

The eyes came closer and with them came a growling sound, and the warrior swung at them with his sword. They flew around it, revealing themselves to be harmless insects. The warrior swore...it was no Cave Bear or Giant Spider but a pair of Eye Flies out looking for insects to eat that were smaller still.

Cheka Man
October 3, 2010
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Heal the Kraken    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

A mighty Kraken, the beloved of Big Red, has been infected by a horrible polar parasite, and the PCs have to find a way to cure her before it is too late...

Cheka Man
September 7, 2010
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30 Spirit Lanterns    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

When dealing with ghosts and the Undead in general, the right Spirit Lantern might make all the difference between a successful encounter and ending injured or even worse, dead or possessed. Here are a few of the most useful...

Cheka Man
August 14, 2010
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The Fly-Staff of Curuppag    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

It does not look very impressive, a stick carved out of baobab wood, with sigals all down it that were covered in gold leaf once, and a whisk of horse-tail upon it. Yet whoever carries this finds it really keeps the insects away. Most people have no idea just how much power it really contains within it...

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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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