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Michael Jotne Slayer
November 8, 2007
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Ideas: 20
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Landscape Description    Articles  (Resource)   (Game Mastering)

The landscape is a product of nature’s own processes and humanoid activities troughout centuries or millenia.
How can we capture this in our stories, and deliver vivid and semi authentic descriptions?

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 7, 2007
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Angthang    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

In the vast oceans of the world is a being that strikes terror in the heart of every sailor, the Angthang. Incontestably the largest Sea monster in the world

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 7, 2007
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Votes: 5 / 3.700000
The Black Man    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Side-Quest)

A foreigner is being chased through the streets of the town by a mob with murder in their hearts.

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 7, 2007
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Votes: 6 / 4.083333
The Secret Invitation    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Side-Quest)

The adventurers are approached in some public yet semi-private place by a lean dwarf, wearing a colorful cape with black feathers rim wrapped tightly around him. What will come of this?

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 6, 2007
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.857143
The Strange Ship    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Side-Quest)

A foreign ship drifts into the harbor.

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 6, 2007
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.416667
Two Little Piggies Went to the Market    Plots  (Hired)   (Side-Quest)

Two local merchants were found dead last night, both seemingly poisoned. Everebody is clueless as to what happened. Will the Heroes uncover the truth?

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 4, 2007
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.642857
30 Villages    Locations  (City)   (Any)

30 villages ready at the disposal of the Gamemaster.

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 1, 2007
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Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Ankorill    Locations  (Area)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Spots of perfect green. The Ankorillian Islands. Jewels of the Blue.

Michael Jotne Slayer
October 23, 2007
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Votes: 5 / 4.100000
The Nurglur    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Underground)

The Nurglur stand taller than a man, though they are stooped and hunched so their faces lie at a height similar to ours. Their bodies are slim with a muscled, wiry strenght and their feet are turned with three bird like talons.

Michael Jotne Slayer
June 3, 2006
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Votes: 6 / 3.833333
Open the door and enter another world.    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Game Mastering)

A small piece about roleplaying seen trough philosophical glasses. Might inspire something in your way of GMing or might remind you of something you allready knew.

Michael Jotne Slayer
June 3, 2006
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Votes: 8 / 4.062500
What Makes a Weapon Magic?    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Game Mastering)

What is required of a weapon before it can be considered magic? This article uses a few "old school" guidelines to hopefully provide us with a fresh look on the question.

Michael Jotne Slayer
June 2, 2006
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Tobbacos, Ingridients and mind altering herbs.    Items  (Other)   (Campaign Defining)

Tobbacos, ingridients and mind altering herbs etc.

Michael Jotne Slayer
June 2, 2006
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Ideas: 7
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Adventurous Plants    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

A collection of plants that could present a challenge for the PCs.

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 28, 2005
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Votes: 6 / 3.833333
Ko-Ho baccie    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

This strange tobacco mixture that natives of Ankorill use
for both traditional ceremonies and everyday events.

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 26, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Plagues and Great Disease    Systems  (Ecological)   (General)

Plagues and other great diseases are important parts of history and some settings. They defy man and may even defy God in their swift and terrible punishment upon the body of society.

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 24, 2005
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Votes: 6 / 4.750000
Ankorill natives    Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Area)

In the vast Sun-Ocean lies spots of perfect green. The Ankorillian Islands. The “Jewels of the Blue”.
The natives there are strange and wild looking.
Here is the only existing work on how they live, their customs, beliefs and rituals.

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 22, 2005
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Votes: 6 / 4.000000
Corpse Flower    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Deep in the Ankorillian jungles grows the Corpse Flower. A dreaded plant that can entangle and poison you silently.
Hours later your companions notice your absence,
turn and search for you.
As they backtrack they unknowingly pass your last resting place.
A rather smelly, orange plant.

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 21, 2005
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Ideas: 5
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Ankorillian weaponry    Items  (Equipment Listing)   (Campaign Defining)

The weapons of the Ankorill Warriors and their uses.

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 21, 2005
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Pu-Da    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Non-Magical)

Pu-Da are called Clubs in the rest of the world. Among the Ankorillian weaponry are different types of clubs for use in close combat.

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 21, 2005
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Paha    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Non-Magical)

Ankorillian warriors carries, on a regular basis, Na-ha (spears) and many different types of Pahas (daggers). However, these are not daggers as most people think of them.

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