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Non-Euclidean Architecture: Part 1
Systems  (Architectural)   (Specific)
Dozus's comment on 2012-11-29 07:52 AM
BTW, I can't help but notice this is titled "Part 1". Being six months out from the original publication, when can we expect a Part 2? Go to Comment
Fools' gems
Items  (Materials)   (Non-Magical)
Dozus's comment on 2012-11-06 08:31 AM
An interesting idea, with some potential application. If only these were faster-acting, they could be used as a sort of magical litmus test, checking to see what kinds of magic are found in a place. Go to Comment
Ogrish Thundergun
Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Combat)
Dozus's comment on 2015-03-17 07:21 AM
The intro story really does it for me. Good work. Go to Comment
The Seating of the Stuffy Dinner Party Guests
Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)
Dozus's comment on 2012-11-05 05:48 AM
This is clever. I'd love watching PCs - particularly a party with no real sense of decorum - try and play party planner. Go to Comment
How did you start?
Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - In General)
Dozus's comment on 2013-02-28 12:35 PM

My middle school days were filled with Diablo, Warcraft II, and a Roman fantasy MUD called The Eternal City.. I hung out with the "odd crowd" most of the time, and one day in 7th grade gym class my friends suggested we play "D&D," an abbreviation I was heretofore unfamiliar with. I was handed a blank character sheet, told not to worry about stats. I made a half-ogre mage just off the top of my head (probably the Warcraft influence). Our "play" consisted of my friends going on about how large their palaces were, how much wealth and women they had, and the variety of depraved things they could do (middle school, amirite?). We never did any rolling, fighting, or storytelling, really.

A couple years later, as I got more into fantasy fiction with the Shannara series, I stumbled on an RP forum called the Red Dragon Inn (long since defunct). There I discovered freeform fantasy roleplaying, and was hooked on creating characters and stories. Unencumbered by any rules or books, we wrote high adventure stories with a bent towards Mary Janeism.

Shortly after that, a friend invited me to join an online Dragonball RP site. It was goofy as hell, and poorly managed by an overly dramatic teenager but, it led me to more writing and another gaming community. After that site fell, my friend and I spun off our own RP site (God in Heaven, it still exists! ) that was equally short-lived. Even when no one showed up, I kept writing more setting and stories for it.

Then in college, while looking for a name generator or something, I came across a little website called "Strolen's Citadel". It really wasn't until here that I got my first taste of rule-based, P&P roleplaying - even if the P&P was entirely ASCII. The rest is history, I suppose.

That early experience with freeform roleplay really shaped my writing and my thoughts towards gaming: more a storytelling medium than anything else.

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30 Simple Rhyming Riddles
Articles  (Resource)   (Game Mastering)
Dozus's comment on 2013-03-07 12:01 AM
No worries, inspector: you used the Add an Idea button correctly. You don't have to contact omegadraco to add them to the sub, they're now as much a part of it as the rest. Go to Comment
30 Neko Augmens
NPCs  (Extras)   (Artistic/Performance)
Dozus's comment on 2012-11-05 02:38 PM
More cat people than I could ever have come up with Nyan Girl made me laugh. Go to Comment
Escape From the Tower
Dungeons  (Other)   (Rooms/ Halls)
Dozus's comment on 2013-03-11 12:49 PM
Very thorough. Go to Comment
Deepbend Maximum Security Prison
Locations  (Fortification)   (Water)
Dozus's comment on 2012-04-20 02:08 PM

A very clever detention center. I like the thought you've put into how it would operate.

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NPCs  (Minor)   (Domestic/ Craft)
Dozus's comment on 2015-02-06 07:41 AM
Quite a curious fellow. I like him. Go to Comment
Altar of Grilling
Items  (Tools)   (Villanous)
Dozus's comment on 2015-03-27 03:43 PM
This is cool. Go to Comment
The Legend of Jaroth, The Dragon's Shadow
NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Travelers)
Dozus's comment on 2012-10-29 08:26 PM
Yep, definitely needs some cohesiveness to bring this idea together. I think the flesh is actually there, just needs some bones on it. Go to Comment
Emotional Program Break or EPB
Items  (Computers)   (Sentient)
Dozus's comment on 2014-02-03 10:10 PM
This is an interesting idea, but it's real hard to explore in 100 words. I like the format for some things, but this idea seems too complex for such a short sub. Go to Comment
30 Flies
Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)
Dozus's comment on 2014-03-07 05:43 PM
And they said it couldn't be done! This is great stuff. Go to Comment
Turtle Lotus
Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Water)
Dozus's comment on 2012-11-05 05:51 AM
Love it. As exotic as mounts get. Go to Comment
Bodach the Straw Man
NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)
Dozus's comment on 2012-11-01 02:38 PM
Only voted Go to Comment
Bucky Batteries
Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)
Dozus's comment on 2015-04-21 11:21 AM
A good attempt to rationalize something that might often be glossed over in your typical sci-fi setting. Go to Comment
Hemangini Tree
Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)
Dozus's comment on 2012-11-01 11:26 AM
Put that sucker over a lead-rich vein and you've got a natural musket ball manufactory. Go to Comment
Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Space)
Dozus's comment on 2012-01-23 08:05 AM

Oh, I like this one. They are on face a space zombie, but the depth and characterization make it something different entirely.

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The Shaolangan religion
Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Regional)
Dozus's comment on 2012-01-25 12:04 PM

Very nice idea! Quite believable and, as axlerowes pointed out, we get everything we need to know in 100 words.

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The Village Maiden

       By: Wulfhere

A girl living in an isolated hamlet is cursed: So beautiful and sweet-natured that no man can resist loving her, but she has never met the man she could love in return.

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