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manfred
January 26, 2009
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Roleplaying books    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

If you know books, you know what they can do with you.

manfred
February 29, 2008
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
Winter Shroud    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Hold through, little Selva, do not close your eyes. It is not sleep, that comes so lightly to you. Soon you will rest under the Shroud, and wake up when the spring comes.

manfred
December 29, 2007
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Comments: 14
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Votes: 7 / 3.571429
Winter's Talons    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Magical)

The wicked claw of the Hollow Woods, you would be wise to avoid their feared archers…

manfred
October 17, 2007
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.214286
Translator of Political Corectness    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Some items simply go wrong, that happens from time to time. But some are created by weird minds, even downright deranged ones, minds too sick to be healed. Guess where this one comes from.

manfred
October 17, 2007
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Comments: 19
Ideas: 17
Votes: 9 / 3.944444
Silly Items    Items  (Other)   (Cursed)

As if there was not enough siliness around…

manfred
September 16, 2007
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 2.750000
Dust Invisible    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Dust created to allow seeing invisible creatures of all kinds, even if immaterial.

manfred
June 12, 2007
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
The Sergeant's Sword    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

"So you have burned down the village?"
"But, but…"
"Speak no more! I see the guilt in your eyes. Prepare for your punishment!"

manfred
May 18, 2007
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.642857
Field of Silence    Items  (Clothes)   (Non-Magical)

The product of anti-sound research, the Silence Field or "Silencer", became arguably one of the symbols of 21st century.

Wikipedia.gov

manfred
December 26, 2006
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
The Shadow of Iron Hills    Items  (Transports)   (Non-Magical)

Tales are leaking from below the Iron Hills, that an unnamed winged terror can be seen on the sky on the darkest of nights. What creature it is, nobody knows, but some of the disappearances in the harsh place are said to be its work. If the moon is hidden, nightly travellers are warned to stay from roads and open places.

manfred
December 19, 2006
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.250000
Wings of Archimos    Items  (Transports)   (Non-Magical)

The most guarded secret of the Ancients, was the secret of flight.

manfred
November 29, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Hiberian String    Items  (Materials)   (Non-Magical)

Not eternal, but useful still: the string or rope that will last for a while.

manfred
October 28, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 8
Votes: 8 / 4.312500
Firefly Ships    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Non-Magical)

Ships, that have character, are the best means to get to the stars.

manfred
August 24, 2006
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.625000
Helm of Prophecies    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

A misnamed and probably overrated item, a topic of many a rumour to the folk of King Stymian. They all say it can foretell future, none is certain how.

manfred
August 11, 2006
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 15
Votes: 8 / 4.312500
Magical Pottery    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Magical)

Mystical forces applied to to a commonday item like pottery… are you up to the challenge?

manfred
June 8, 2006
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 13
Votes: 11 / 4.409091
Undead Cosmetics    Items  (Potion)   (Magical)

Half-serious, half-silly, a scroll of cosmetic and related products for the undead amongst you. Use and abuse at your own risk.

manfred
February 12, 2006
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 3.100000
The Book of the Dead    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Campaign Defining)

The Egyptian Book of the Dead is a name referring to a set of ancient mortuary spells written on sheets of papyrus. Incidentally, it is also a good example of a campaign defining piece.

manfred
January 5, 2006
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.833333
The Sword of Fire    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

Perhaps not quite what you would expect. Certainly it is a sword that can produce flames at will.

manfred
November 17, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.642857
Generic Magical Items    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

These are the items magic-users and alchymists would be really creating: minor, useful, and easy to sell.

manfred
November 11, 2005
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Ideas: 116
Votes: 17 / 4.823529
Books    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

Books of all kinds and purposes, their short summaries as well as wide descriptions, come and enjoy.

manfred
October 12, 2005
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Votes: 13 / 4.153846
Pure Scent    Items  (Potion)   (Magical)

Pure scent, while technically a potion, is not designed for drinking. If it is allowed to evaporate, it reacts with all ‘impurities’ in the air and removes them.

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Wet Faeries

       By: Murometz

Sages and naturalists frown at the common name given to these strange creatures by the small folk, but sometimes the silliest nicknames for creatures, places and people persevere in the minds of many. “Purifiers”, “Pond Jellies”, “Breath-Stealers”, “Lung-Ticklers” and “River Butterflies” are much less commonly heard appellations for these life forms. Wet Faeries are basically (and simply) a species of fist-sized, fresh-water jellyfish. Several traits steer them toward the peculiar category however. Firstly, Wet Faeries are nearly invisible in the water, much like their marine cousins but even more so. One can swim in a river swarming with these critters and not even notice their presence. Secondly, they possess the unique ability to clean and purify whatever body of water they inhabit. They do this via some sort of biological filtration process, sucking in all toxins present in the water, and releasing it back in its purest form. Needless to say, they are both a blessing and a curse to whichever folk dwell beside the rivers and lakes Wet Faeries inhabit. On one hand, no purer water can be found anywhere than a Wet Faerie lake or pond, and yet, in “pure” water “life” tends in fact to die out, lacking the needed nutrients to prosper. Thirdly, their “sting” is (unfortunately) virulently poisonous to all mammalians. Wet Faeries are loathe to sting anyone or anything, using their barbed fronds as a last line of defense, but if stung, most swimmers will suffer respiratory arrest, and die within minutes, usually drowning before they can make it back to shore.

Alchemists, druids, and less savory characters have studied these creatures over the years, and have predictably found all the ways Wet Faeries could be exploited. Morbidly humorous, some bards find it, that the Poisoners and Assassins Guilds as well as the Healer’s Union, all prize these creatures. The assassins use the extracted venom in obvious fashion, while the priests and healers use the still-living jelly-fish to sterilize other poison potions and to cure those already poisoned on death’s door.

It is known that a certain Earl Von Trumble keeps his vast castle moat stocked with Wet Faeries, the waters so clear that every bone of every one of his past enemies can be clearly seen on the bottom, twenty two feet below.

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