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Ouroboros
November 24, 2011
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Dirge Mace    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Combat)

A thaumatechnological weapon, an example of the marriage between intricate technological innovation and sophisticated magic engineering.

Ouroboros
January 31, 2011
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The Seir and the death of the Old World    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

*In work*

An attempt to gather my thoughts on the cosmology and history of the Locastus setting.

I´m not quite finished with it, but I´m throwing it out there anyway

Ouroboros
November 16, 2010
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The Deserts of the Heart    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

A short story set in the Locastus universe. 

Ouroboros
January 27, 2009
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The Lost City of Akelor    Locations  (City)   (Mountains)

Deep in the rugged Thunderhead mountain range lies the valley of Akelor, once a paradise, now a battleground where reality itself struggles to contain an alien, evil infestation

An adventure, Sourcebook and Monster Compendium set in the Locastus universe

Ouroboros
November 18, 2008
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Conversion Warhead    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Combat)

"If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the mighty one. Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds…."

J. Robert Oppenheimer

Ouroboros
November 7, 2008
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Cog Devils    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (City/ Ruin)

"Aye, 'dis here is yer problem, squire. Yer gone and got yerself a Cog Devil infestation in the ol' gear box, haven't ya? Look at the little bugger squirm, eh? Nah, dont be embarrassed, squire. It's better than lice on yer privates, innit? Coz, they're harder to get rid of, they are. And a lot more expensive too.."

Istherm Mild (esq.), licensed steam engine mechanic, overheard advicing one of his customers…

Ouroboros
November 2, 2008
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The Hermit of Wither Tor    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

"In all my years of research, perhaps the best way I have found to summarize the Hermit of Wither Tor is the name given to him by the inhabitants of the Grassdancer ghettoes. These unfortunates call him, in their own tounge, An´rah Grun´dar Ahr, which roughly translates into He-Who-Speaks-With-His-Fists....."

From "Locastus and beyond", by Darius Moak

Ouroboros
October 24, 2008
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Aphex Matter    Items  (Armor)   (Magical)

An arcane substance able to convert kinetic energy directly into matter.

Ouroboros
September 25, 2008
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Maug, The Bitter God    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Country/ State)

All living things must strive. Nature knows no harmony, only war for the privilege to exist. Maug of the Bitter Spirit, the Albatross God, promises no intervention nor advice to His worshippers, just a silent approval of those of you strong enough to help themselves…

The Book of Salts, Ch. 7, verse 12

Ouroboros
September 25, 2008
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Rock Traghax    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Mountains)

..and from the heaps of the fallen burst a nightmarish creature, sinuous death, like a snake with legs, the dying fires of the battlefields reflecting in its glittering scales. Mounted on its back, in dark, light-absorbing armour and wielding a lightning-wreathed lance, sat a monstrous knight, the horns on his helmet marking him as a Knight of the Locastrian Heron Guard.

He and his mount fell on me and my unit and from that encounter; I was the only survivor….

Excerpt from A Soldier´s Tale by Sgt. Amonar Trask (ret) of the Home Guard of Akral Tel

Ouroboros
September 17, 2008
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Blimp Dragon    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

The living airships of Locastus, City of Mirrors

Ouroboros
July 14, 2008
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Izal Apt, The Puritan    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

The dark wizard of Locastus, now long dead and gone….. Or is he?

Ouroboros
April 1, 2008
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Whisperweed    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Plains)

The susurrating death-bringer of the Northern Moors.

Ouroboros
January 4, 2008
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Artemius Coil, Physician    NPCs  (Minor)   (Knowledge/Lore)

An unsavoury character, yet immensely useful to know if you are in need of urgent medical attention, but want to avoid the eyes of the authorities….

Ouroboros
December 25, 2007
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The T´Cha    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Underground)

The smoke-breathing gnomes of the Thunderheads

Ouroboros
December 11, 2007
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The Acibus Foundry    Society/ Organizations  (Technical)   (Local)

A vast, intricate complex of kilns and forges where the low-grade ore from the Thunderhead mines are turned into steel of unsurpassed quality. What are the secrets of the Acibus Foundry?

Ouroboros
December 9, 2007
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The Tower of Necrology    Locations  (Establishment)   (Other)

A gigantic, warped edifice, towering over the dark, soot-stained Witherdowns, where human corpses are turned into Deaders.

Ouroboros
December 9, 2007
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The Witherdowns    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Other)

The industrial district of Locastus, where huge, cathedral-like factories rise over the low brick houses, and tall ivy-choked chimneys spew out black smoke, day and night.

Ouroboros
December 3, 2007
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The Human Races of Locastus    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

These are the various races of humans in Locastus, City of Mirrors.

Ouroboros
November 29, 2007
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Aquurian Caravan Beetle    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

A gigantic insect, native to the arid badlands of northern Aquur, where fierce desert warriors roam the dunes, and the sand storms can flay a man to the bone in minutes.

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The Place of Black Snow

       By: Murometz

Wytchwolde-Under-Ash, once a great Thorpe, was razed to the ground by the ruthless, and truth told more than slightly deranged, Porcelain Princess and her henchmen, the Purifiers. When the flames had at last subsided, and a kaleidoscope of swirling, dull-gray ash choked the sky, nine hundred acres of old growth iron spruce, black larch and weeping birch, was burned to utter cinders, along with the entire coven of witches comprising the Sisterhood of the Silver Teat.

Now, centuries later, the forests are somewhat re-grown, and the town of Foolswater stands where Wytchwolde-Under-Ash once did. It is said that even to this day, one can still find ashes in the otherwise potable well-water of this village. Once a year during the Winter Solstice, the “Ash-Wind” comes to Foolswater, a suffocating black cloud that passes quickly but leaves dead birds and animals in its wake, darkening the trees, and staining the sky with black snow. The inhabitants of the village know better than to be caught outside during the day-long Ash-Wind. Everyone is locked snugly inside, singing old hymns that curse and re-curse the burned witches who once called this place home.

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