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

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

Ouroboros
November 19, 2007
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The Red Honey    Items  (Potion)   (Campaign Defining)

Bringer of Oblivion, Reliever of Pain and Devourer of Souls - The Red Honey is the most popular narcoticum in Locastus, city of Mirrors

Ouroboros
November 10, 2007
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Locastrian Breech-Loader    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Combat)

The most common fire-arm in the Locastrian armed forces.

Ouroboros
November 7, 2007
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Smatchett    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Combat)

A close-quarter combat weapon common in the Locastrian armed forces.

Ouroboros
November 7, 2007
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Maul Shank    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Combat)

The traditional weapon worn by members of the Maul Rats Regiment.

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Pearl Spider Economics

       By: Murometz

These rare, fist-sized spiders do not make webs, but rather excrete secretions which harden upon contact with air. These "droppings" resemble barley-sized spider eggs, or even lustrous pearls, once the slime coating them, dries up. In fact, dried Pearl Spider "drops" are indistinguishable from the marine varieties produced by mollusks, and hence of identical value on the open market!

Several centuries ago, they were studied by naturalists, and several observations were made. Firstly, was that these spiders "lay" these pearls for no apparent or discernible "natural" reason, and secondly, the naturalists had discovered that the more these spiders ate or were fed--and they were true omnivores--the larger the spider pearls came out.

A cottage industry began. Enterprising merchants hunted and collected these creatures across the lands, erecting spider-farms for the manufacture of Spider Pearls. It wasn't long before someone got the idea to force-feed the spiders, ala foie gras geese, and soon, the fattened spiders began pooping out pearls of great size! (relatively speaking). The regular pearl market came to disarray, and prices and value fluctuated wildly.

[b]Plothook[/b] The Mermen Mercantile Alliance hires the party to eradicate all terrestrial Pearl Spider Farms!

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