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Scrasamax
June 27, 2012
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30 Saints Relics    Items  (Other)   (Heroic)

The teeth and fingerbones of holy men and more

Ancient Gamer
August 3, 2011
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Ideas: 6
Votes: 8 / 3.687500
A New Take on Hell    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

Hell. A place of suffering and torment, a often used and cliche ridden place that every GM has to relate to.

 

Michael Jotne Slayer
February 2, 2011
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Comments: 21
Ideas: 27
Votes: 14 / 5.000000
The Keep Beneath the Dusky Star    Dungeons  (Mountains)   (Rooms/ Halls)

From that silent place fear flows in unseen waves, like white fog. The shadows are many, and the wind breathes cold through the broken battlements and casements. Through it's frowning walls and dark window openings there's a lantern of the spirit which none see by but those who bear it.

Pieh
October 6, 2010
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 5
Votes: 9 / 4.277778
30 Orcish Gifts (For Services Rendered)    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

30 Orcish Ornamentations of Outlandish Awesomeness and Some Ordinarily Uninteresting Objects Overcome with Ogreish Opulence!

Michael Jotne Slayer
February 22, 2009
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.357143
The Leper King    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

"I hear that he walks the North these days, strides amongst the Silver Firs of those harsh lands. His followers struggling behind in the frost mist. New ones joining the lines everyday the, drawn to him by some mysterious force."

Wulfhere
December 8, 2008
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 2
Votes: 1 / 4.500000
Malver's Way    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

"How far?  Ye’ll know ye’ve found Malver’s Way when ye sees the Arch."

Scrasamax
December 8, 2008
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Votes: 6 / 4.500000
Flight of the Pegasus    Plots  (Crisis)   (Campaign)

A dangerous romp across the Soviet Union in a race to rescue the eccentric Dr. Pegasus before he can complete his secret design.

Scrasamax
May 19, 2007
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.600000
Society of the White Azalea    Society/ Organizations  (Natural)   (Area)

None left upon the Mountain, my brothers in arms.

Motto of the Society of the White Azalea

Dozus
March 30, 2007
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Votes: 2 / 4.250000
The Divine Church of Modoaldus    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Regional)

“He is the Astral Harvester, the Lifegiver, the Sun King.  Without him, the world is naught.  And we, the members of his Divine Church, serve only at his command.  It is by this holy order that we convert the universe.”
- Exarch Hardulph Symphorian

Not only a faith but a state, the Imperial Modoals are the largest force in the Continent.  Can they hold their position as the Sectarian Wars begin?

Dozus
March 30, 2007
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Votes: 5 / 4.600000
The Order of Dalraaen    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Regional)

"Hear, O Servant of the Just One!  Hear and stand ye before him, the Celestial Judge!  Hear and write: ‘Thus speaks the Great Lawgiver, before whom the world shall be tried, the one that is just and righteous beyond all - I am the Law.  I am Dalraaen.’"
-The Didache of Law

The worshippers of the Celestial Judge have kept peace and law for a thousand years.  When they see great injustice across the Continent, what can they do but fight?

Dozus
March 30, 2007
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Votes: 4 / 4.500000
The Sisterhood of the Pelagic Queen    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (World Wide)

“‘Hear! That which you warred for it gone. In its place is my own creation under my own authority. This Blessed Great Blue is my patronage and you will have no part in it! Lest you soil my sacred waves, I will cause them to crash onto your lands and drown your own creations. End your fighting: the seas are mine.’
Thus she spake from the Merciful Deep.”
- Yamasatran oral tradition

The mysterious Sisters of the Sea watch the events of the Sectarian Wars unfold from the safety of their monastery ships.  But how long can they remain neutral before war is brought upon them?

Dozus
March 30, 2007
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Votes: 4 / 4.625000
The Cultus of Vautu    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Regional)

“And into World they cast him, deep below, beneath stone and water and flame.  In World’s Heart, doth gape the Peccant Maw, yet starved as the hunger grows unabated.  Terror, irony, horror, farce!  That which ends all is trapped beneath all.”
-The Tale of the Maw, “The Enslavement of the Devourer”

An ancient cult, the Vautuans worship their god with zeal.  Chaos is their sacrament, death their prayer.  Will the followers of the Gaping Maw free their god and destroy the world?

Dozus
March 30, 2007
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Votes: 8 / 4.625000
The Sectarian Wars - A History    Plots  (Event)   (Campaign)

“Woe, brethren!  What hath these gods wrought?  For a thousand suns we have had peace, and now in an instant the light is being extinguished.  How can any survive in these Wars of the Sects?”
- Arbiter Ariston Nikomachus

The Continent and its faiths have thrived with little fuss for a millenium.  And now, with a few holy words, all of heaven, earth, and hell seem to be at war…

Wulfhere
October 10, 2006
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Votes: 15 / 4.233333
Ye Accursed Codde Piece of Red Hatchet    Items  (Armor)   (Cursed)

Few things are more important to a warrior than to ensure that his… coddes… are well protected, and Red Hatchet was no exception…

Scrasamax
August 26, 2006
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Comments: 5
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Votes: 3 / 4.500000
The MuroMax Codex    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

The compiled works of MuroMax, the collaborative entity of Murometz and Scrasamax, the Mythmaker and the Mechanic.

CaptainPenguin
July 26, 2006
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Votes: 21 / 4.833333
The Mountain of Boats    Dungeons  (Desert)   (Rooms/ Halls)

Trapped forever in the grip of the Sea of Jade, paralyzed by the Great Curse, the Fleet of Nazran has become a hellish prison of eternal torment, and the tomb of adventurers from across the Earth.

Ancient Gamer
July 25, 2006
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Ideas: 3
Votes: 14 / 4.607143
Crawlers of the Dark    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Rooms/ Halls)

In the dark alleys of Malcaresh, the Caravan City of the Plains, many an adventurer meets his death at the end of an unseen blade. Even more part unwillingly with their belongings, having fallen victim to the thieves and cutthroats plying their old and ignoble trade. Yet even among these, the whispers of House Caraguil invoke fear and discomfort.

Scrasamax
July 18, 2006
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The Haint    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

Having spent many years facing the Swollen Shadow and it’s lieutenants, the dwarven resistance fighter Vars is one of the few people who could be considered an authoritative source on the most active and malevolent of the Shadow’s Minions, the Haints.

Scrasamax
July 18, 2006
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Votes: 1 / 3.500000
The Shadow...Swollen    NPCs  (Major)   (Knowledge/Lore)

With the evil in the hearts of men…

The Shadow grows

Scrasamax
July 18, 2006
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Ideas: 7
Votes: 2 / 4.250000
The Shadow Toybox    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

The items exemplary of the Swollen Shadow Codex

Scrasamax
July 18, 2006
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City Image - Chiaroscuro    Locations  (City)   (Swamp)

The City of Shadows itself…

Scrasamax
July 18, 2006
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Gazzo Sleep-Eye    NPCs  (Minor)   (Artistic/Performance)

Neither here nor there, the City of Shadows borders on the twilight of existance…

Scrasamax
July 18, 2006
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Swollen Shadow Plot    Plots  (Crisis)   (Campaign)

The plot of the Swollen Shadow

Scrasamax
May 5, 2006
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Falhathian Minotaurs    Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Area)

“Listen!”
“Listen to the Wind! Listen to Crackling Fire! Listen to the Groan of the Mountain!  Listen to my Voice! Listen and you will See through the Smoke! See the Old Ways of our Forefathers! See the Glory of our Clan! See the Might of our Race!”
  —Horn-Of-Plenty, Shaman of the Thorondrim Minotaurs, leading his people in the Khuugrad

Ancient Gamer
April 13, 2006
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The Stairs of Kienor    Plots  (Travel)   (Multi-Storyline)

What initially appears to be another trek through wintry mountain landscapes will be revealed as a true struggle for survival. For the mountain known as the Kiebral is an ancient evil, its secrets are countless and its power is immense. Can the PCs outwit a power from the dawn of time, or will they succumb and be trapped for all eternity?

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Which way is he going?

       By: Murometz

Molk Peruda is encountered by the PCs on the second day of their journey west from the salt-choked port of Quyn, as they prepare to explore the jungle.

He appears a gaunt, wolfish man, with matted, dark hair that sprouts from his head in dreadlocks, contrasting with his well-oiled, blue-black, conical beard. His eyes are hidden ebon shards beneath thick arching brows, his nose, crooked, long, and reminiscent of a snout. His mouth is a thin, dark line, his teeth unseen even when he parts his lips to speak.

His skin is the color of tallow, surprising perhaps for a renowned jungle guide, yet his natural helm of dreads and the jungle's canopy keeps the sun from bronzing his originally pale flesh. On his back are tattooed three women from the waist up, side-by-side, each resembling the other but of different ages. This is a tattoo of Molk's mother, sister, and daughter. His wife (don't bring her up to him!) was killed by marauding Qullan years ago, and appears as her own tattoo on his broad but sunken chest.

His feet shockingly are turned around 180 degrees at the ankle, facing towards his back! A curse from a pernicious shaman. Molk walks feet backwards (he's used to it) and walks backwards, forwards. This can be very disconcerting and outright creepy to the PCs as he guides them through the rainforest.

Slung from his back is an archer's quarrel of treated wood carved to resemble a stalking leopard, in his hand a re-curved composite bow of horn and sinew, with a pair of vivid, red eyes, each one painted on the opposite side of the hand-grip. In a leather sheath at his belt, hangs a falchion, its pommel adorned with a curved bird's head and beak.

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