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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.

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

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. 

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

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

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…

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

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

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

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

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

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

The living airships of Locastus, City of Mirrors

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?

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

The susurrating death-bringer of the Northern Moors.

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….

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

The smoke-breathing gnomes of the Thunderheads

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?

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.

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.

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.

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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Armies of the Night

       By: Wulfhere

The villages around the capital have a strange new disease cropping up. Spread by a fungus (much like ergot poisoning), it causes its victims to be very sensitive to sunlight. Hundreds of peasants are hiding from the sun, only coming out in the darkness to labor in the fields. Unfortunately, rumor makes their behavior sound more sinister and secretive than it really is.

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