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July 18, 2006
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The Tenebrists    Society/ Organizations  (Artistic/Performance)   (Area)

A Renaissance dawns. A School of Art emerges.

July 18, 2006
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Votes: 8 / 4.625000
The Swollen Shadow    Plots  (Mystical)   (Multi-Storyline)

Shadows gather…and linger.

July 9, 2006
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Shadow Bestiary    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

Featured creatures of the Swollen Shadow Codex.

June 10, 2006
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Jul-Ghose the Prophet    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Plains)

“Like a great, green god he stalks the savannah!”

June 3, 2006
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Votes: 15 / 4.666667
The Lingonberry Report    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

TOP SECRET! A Pickled Herring

May 21, 2006
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Votes: 10 / 4.400000
Aspergoi    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Mountains)

Vog’s Children, the Lava-Oil Symbiotes

May 21, 2006
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Votes: 9 / 4.444444
Vog's Reckoning    Plots  (Mystical)   (Campaign)

The Age of Vog…The Unending Winter of Discontent, The Epoch of Smoke and Ash.

May 6, 2006
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Votes: 10 / 4.350000
The Puchinegs    NPCs  (Extras)   (Artistic/Performance)

Send in the clowns.

April 29, 2006
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Ideas: 97
Votes: 15 / 4.700000
One Hundered Twenty Three Islands!    Locations  (Area)   (Water)

The sea is calm, the morning mists clear, the seagulls cry out, and land comes into view

April 22, 2006
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Ideas: 28
Votes: 9 / 4.277778
My First Character    Articles  (Character)   (Gaming - In General)

We all remember our first loves!...Thats right! I mean our first rpg characters of course. For many of us, it included a ratty piece of paper, a #2 pencil, and six sided die. Didnt need much more than that back then :D.

Got this idea while reminiscing with Scras. Just post your first character, a few lines to a paragraph, thats all I ask. In the words of Fiddler on the Roof, “Those were the days my friends.”

April 8, 2006
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The Leviathan Pool    Locations  (Area)   (Water)

The Whales Graveyard.

April 4, 2006
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Cloister of the Empty Table    Society/ Organizations  (Mystical)   (Area)

Come ye who HUNGER!

March 24, 2006
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Votes: 10 / 4.250000
Songs Of Fantasy!    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Single-Storyline)

Everyone can think of a favorite song or two (or three) which can easily be translated into a fantasy rpg concept, be it an item, plot, location, or what have you. Just take the lyrics of your favorite real-life ditty, and go from there!

March 18, 2006
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Votes: 9 / 4.777778
Powlgraff    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

Powlgraff, The Fowl City.

March 12, 2006
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The Black Market    Locations  (Area)   (Any)

What thieves convention can be complete without the ubiquitous Black Market! The specifics can obviously be as varied as one’s imagination. In fact, please consider this as the scroll it’s intended to be. The more stalls and booths the merrier!! Scras and I would like to see forty or so by next years convention. These are just twelve random ones we came up with. Some are quite standard, while others slightly more unorthodox. Maggot, your ‘thief bugs’ & their insidious proprietor go here.

March 12, 2006
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Thick As Thieves    Plots  (Event)   (Single-Storyline)

Once a year, and each year in a different place, the wandering bazaar and social gala that is the Thieves Convention is held. Invitations Only!

March 11, 2006
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Awanggis    Locations  (Area)   (Plains)

"A-Wan, A-Wan, A-Wan". Awanggis is an unassuming place blessed with good clean water from a subterranean source.

March 6, 2006
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Comments: 85
Ideas: 49
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
Torture Devices and Techniques    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

Torture…pure and simple.

March 4, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
Kaboo, Gladdys, and their Dim-Witted Nephew    NPCs  (Minor)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Before there was the National Enquirer, there was Kaboo.

February 25, 2006
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E'Scatonia's Little Chest    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

E’Scatonia’s demon-wrought strongbox held her favorite things.

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Wet Faeries

       By: Murometz

Sages and naturalists frown at the common name given to these strange creatures by the small folk, but sometimes the silliest nicknames for creatures, places and people persevere in the minds of many. “Purifiers”, “Pond Jellies”, “Breath-Stealers”, “Lung-Ticklers” and “River Butterflies” are much less commonly heard appellations for these life forms. Wet Faeries are basically (and simply) a species of fist-sized, fresh-water jellyfish. Several traits steer them toward the peculiar category however. Firstly, Wet Faeries are nearly invisible in the water, much like their marine cousins but even more so. One can swim in a river swarming with these critters and not even notice their presence. Secondly, they possess the unique ability to clean and purify whatever body of water they inhabit. They do this via some sort of biological filtration process, sucking in all toxins present in the water, and releasing it back in its purest form. Needless to say, they are both a blessing and a curse to whichever folk dwell beside the rivers and lakes Wet Faeries inhabit. On one hand, no purer water can be found anywhere than a Wet Faerie lake or pond, and yet, in “pure” water “life” tends in fact to die out, lacking the needed nutrients to prosper. Thirdly, their “sting” is (unfortunately) virulently poisonous to all mammalians. Wet Faeries are loathe to sting anyone or anything, using their barbed fronds as a last line of defense, but if stung, most swimmers will suffer respiratory arrest, and die within minutes, usually drowning before they can make it back to shore.

Alchemists, druids, and less savory characters have studied these creatures over the years, and have predictably found all the ways Wet Faeries could be exploited. Morbidly humorous, some bards find it, that the Poisoners and Assassins Guilds as well as the Healer’s Union, all prize these creatures. The assassins use the extracted venom in obvious fashion, while the priests and healers use the still-living jelly-fish to sterilize other poison potions and to cure those already poisoned on death’s door.

It is known that a certain Earl Von Trumble keeps his vast castle moat stocked with Wet Faeries, the waters so clear that every bone of every one of his past enemies can be clearly seen on the bottom, twenty two feet below.

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