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Silveressa
December 24, 2008
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The Ark of Eden    Locations  (World)   (Space)

The Ark of Eden was created to be humanity’s future, now it is the future of humanity that lies lost in the blackness of space.

Silveressa
December 21, 2008
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Master Kenji , disiple of a million masters    NPCs  (Minor)   (Knowledge/Lore)

"To truly be wise, one must learn from all life."

(A sage and wise man for any oriental fantasy or modern day campaign)

Silveressa
December 12, 2008
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Descriptive combat    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Gaming - In General)

How to make combat interesting and more than: "Well, I’m going to hit him with my sword."

Silveressa
December 7, 2008
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Patrisha Swan    NPCs  (Campaign)   (Domestic/ Craft)

A ambitious cook who uses steam technology and a love for all things edible to make the world a tastier place.

Silveressa
December 7, 2008
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The Monks of Purity and Simplicity    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Regional)

A unique order of monks suitable for any steam punk setting.

Silveressa
November 15, 2008
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Some Guidelines For Adventure Creation and GMing    Articles  (At Table)   (Game Mastering)

Quick effective tips on making adventure design and gming a little easier.

Silveressa
August 29, 2008
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Carly Goldwin, thief and dark cultist    NPCs  (Major)   (Criminal/Espionage)

"I can acquire the item you seek, for a price… No I assure you the presence of dark tainted evils will in no way impede my ability to recover this artifact for you, now let’s discuss the details…"

(A character for the Warhammer Fantasy rpg setting, but can be easily adapted to any fantasy setting.)

Silveressa
May 20, 2008
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Votes: 8 / 4.375000
Shek-Ta    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

A young Kumbra seeking knowledge from humans and fulfilling the unlikely roll of protector of a trade route.

Silveressa
May 19, 2008
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Darkest of Winters    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

This a post apocalypse adventure/horror novel, the prologue of which I’m putting up here and will be updating with further chapters.

Rated R for graphic violence and some profanity.

Silveressa
May 16, 2008
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Another ghost in the graveyard?!    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

A strange group of ghosts plague the grave yard, only seen under the light of the full moon and known to drive most men mad that hear their gibbering speech.

(A simple plug in side-quest with a twist, that is left a little generalized to fit in with any fantasy campaign with minimal prep work by a gm.)

Silveressa
May 15, 2008
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Bai Yu (White Death Rain)    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

A mutant mouse with a few surprises.

This submissions was desgined for a modern supers campaign, but could be adapted to other super campaigns with a little work. http://www.strolen.com/content.php?node=1901 )

Silveressa
May 15, 2008
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Kisanth, Mage servant of Isis    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

"You do not need to be a cleric to bring light into the world."

(a Mage follower of Isis, npc suitable for any fantasy campaign with gods of light.)

Silveressa
May 14, 2008
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Heartline EMS University    Locations  (Establishment)   (Other)

A college campus for modern day settings, where things are more than they seem at first glance. (Good for a horror or mystery setting)

Silveressa
May 3, 2008
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Chasers    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

These pale mutations may have once been children, or perhaps monkeys, now all that remain of their former origins is the humanoid shape of their bodies, all else having been twisted into a gross mockery of life…

Silveressa
April 29, 2008
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Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Bridgeton Asylum    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

A modern day horror story focused around an (supposedly)abandoned insane asylum

Silveressa
April 29, 2008
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Candle Beetles    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Underground)

In the darkness you notice a point of light erupt no bigger than a candle, quickly followed by several dozen more and a soft metallic sound, like a man at the dinner table sharpening his knife against a fork.

Silveressa
April 29, 2008
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Scalies    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

A swarm of what appears to be small gray chips of concrete leap and skitter across the ground from the shadows of the ruins towards you…

Silveressa
April 29, 2008
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Zap Flies    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Swamp)

You hear a loud electronic buzzing, almost as if a runaway lawn mower mated to a taser gun is rampaging through the slimy cattails and weeds towards you before a swarm of huge flies erupt from the low scrub in front of you, electricity dancing between their mandibles.

Silveressa
April 29, 2008
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Dr. Tadani    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mystical)

A modern day doctor who’s lack of morality has led him down dark demoniacally unnatural paths he hopes will give him complete control over his patients lives.

Silveressa
April 28, 2008
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Rage protector of the streets    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

Rage, lady assassin of the streets and defender of the downtrodden.

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Castoria, Land of Shattered Stars

       By: Veretrix

Castoria was once a thriving and prosperous nation, a rich trade center for the surrounding lands. This all changed when, on one fateful night nearly a century ago, the Mist of Eternity rolled in and surrounded the land, obscuring more of the outside world as days and nights passed.

By the time the Mist blocked out the sun, a new light shone during what was assumed to be daytime: The Starpoint Spire, a mysterious place atop Castoria's highest peak in the northern-central region. Some say that there is some sort of building atop the mountain shining the dim "sunlight" onto the land, but it is only ever too bright or too dark to fully make out any structure, not to mention the mountain's immense height.

Not a month after the Spire's light lit up, the stars fell. Flaming rocks and debris from far-flung edges of space plummeted downward onto the eastern region of Castoria. Once the shower subsided, a strange energy from within the fallen stars transformed the eastern lands in what are now known as The Voidwastes, a barren gray land littered with craters and strange alien creatures (these can vary, but I had Pathfinder's Akatas in mind).

To the south, strange mechanism of eldritch origin are again at work after aeons of rest in the Ruins of Kchuthngnl, an ancient city of non-human creation that is estimated by scholars to be no less that five millennia old.

To the west, the once peaceful and serene forest, now known as The Plagued Woods, has been experiencing corruptions of the wildlife and humanoids living there. Some humans have reported creatures that appear not unlike a halfling, except that they can open their mouths to massive proportions to swallow creatures the size of an ogre.

When adventurers and citizens alike try to make an escape from Castoria, they are never seen again, and it is utterly unknown whether they found hopeful sanctuary or agonizing death withing the Mist's depths.

What is unknown to all residents of Castoria is that all of these events occurred because of the actions of a secret but powerful cult loyal to the Elder Gods who call the space between the planes their abhorrent home. The cult still lives on, larger than ever, and their plan is for the alien horrors to incubate and thrive within the dome of mist that now envelops Castoria, so that when the Elder Gods return as the cult's prophecy foretells, they will have an army of blasphemous creation at their disposal that they will use to make war with and enslave the denizens of the Material Plane.

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