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Furry Tree-Zombies!?!
Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - In General)
Iain's comment on 2005-11-14 07:03 PM
I think that this would be good in the forums but not as a submission (unless you do as Strolen suggested). Go to Comment
The Necronautilus
Items  (Transports)   (Magical)
Iain's comment on 2007-06-18 05:53 PM
I like this, particularly the idea of the stomach acids raising the dead. Go to Comment
Unknown XX
Locations  (World)   (Space)
Iain's comment on 2007-06-18 05:52 PM
Really outstanding! Go to Comment
Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)
Iain's comment on 2007-05-06 07:05 AM
Undead Economy
Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)
Iain's comment on 2007-03-15 01:13 PM
I'm currently playing in a game in which the GM has a nation with an undead economy. Many of our party are from a stereotypically "good" empire; many of our party are religious in some way (clerics, monks, etc.) who believe undead are anathema. However, an interesting twist is that we have recently been involved with an npc who has defected from the evil country (but still nevertheless has much sympathy for it: the defection was more for political reasons): this npc is proving extremely annoying by constantly talking about how much better off the peasants in the evil country are, how their wages and standard of living are higher; she points to beggars and says how they don't have nearly so many in the evil country etc. The trouble is that all this is true, due to the evil country's massive undead economy. We are being put in the position of having to defend our country's and religion's position to undead (which is especially difficulty as the good country has it's share of opulent palaces, cathedrals, etc.) Go to Comment
Your money's no good here.
Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)
Iain's comment on 2007-04-29 03:57 PM
A very useful and innovative plot device. The equivalent of temporarily depriving a martial party of their equipment (until they can escape and regain it), this temporarily deprives a more diplomacy/money focused party of their gold. Go to Comment
Paradigm Shift and Magic
Systems  (Mystical)   (General)
Iain's comment on 2007-04-17 02:38 AM
Excellent. Really gives you things to think about. For role-playing purposes, the time in a middle of a paradigm shift could be a very interesting time to set a game. Go to Comment
Voracious Slug
Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)
Iain's comment on 2007-03-23 07:38 PM
This is really odd, but I like it. In my world, mages carry around gems which they use to refuel their mana. In yours, they carry around slugs... Go to Comment
The Aohd Charm
Items  (Jewelry)   (Non-Magical)
Iain's comment on 2007-03-23 07:35 PM
I quite like this one, especially when read in combination with the tea. Go to Comment
Elementals of Aterrizar
Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)
Iain's comment on 2007-03-18 01:51 PM
Brilliant. I really enjoyed this and could easily find it very useful.

One minor niggle: males can breed with all four other genders, but amales can only breed with semales, females and umales. Isn't this a contradiction? There is the same problem for females and semales. Go to Comment
Star of Rage
Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Swamp)
Iain's comment on 2007-03-04 06:28 PM
I like this. Go to Comment
Terat, the Goddess of War
NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)
Iain's comment on 2007-02-26 01:39 PM
RR80 Corpsman
Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)
Iain's comment on 2007-03-01 06:02 PM
I've got to say I really disagree with a lot of the people here - I don't think the submission has logical hiccups in or contains implausible science, nor do I feel a need for more settings details.

The science is plenty deep enough for a sense of verisimilitude and the way it works (e.g. the restrictions) all seem to make sense and have a nice grey area around the border to make things interesting.

Overall, very good! I could pick this up and drop it into almost any science-fiction campaign I was running - it not into the main society, then into a smaller world/system that the PCs visited. Go to Comment
Ice Giants
Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Tundra/ Arctic)
Iain's comment on 2007-02-11 06:12 AM
Really good; I love these realistic animal posts. Go to Comment
Tohm Bones
NPCs  (Minor)   (Mystical)
Iain's comment on 2007-02-11 03:45 PM
Excellent! Go to Comment
The Generator
Plots  (Crisis)   (Campaign)
Iain's comment on 2007-02-08 03:20 PM
The Heirs of Polimanus
Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Regional)
Iain's comment on 2007-01-31 04:08 PM
Ring of Disappearance
Items  (Jewelry)   (Cursed)
Iain's comment on 2007-01-30 05:18 PM
Really like this item - as well as it's good properties (and its tie-in to Elemental Theory!) I like a "realistic" explanation of invisibility other than the usual light-bends-around you one. Go to Comment
The Mind of Alturgerax
Locations  (Ruins)   (Mountains)
Iain's comment on 2007-01-22 06:00 PM
Excellent - really unusual Go to Comment
De Librorum
Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)
Iain's comment on 2007-01-16 01:08 PM
An awesome idea, just as I said when you first told me - glad you posted it up! Go to Comment
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Hooper McFin's Two Shot Portal

       By: dudeington

Now, this ol' ramblin fellow tends to walk his talk a bit too far down the train sometimes.. So I'll be brief in my recantin' of how it was my Tavern "came to bein'" on the multiverse as a weave of it's own spell.. And how I'm even alive to tell the story!

You see it's simple really, trust me.. that's my specialty, keepin it elementary. And you can trust this old Bard.

Anyway, this one night these wizards get a ramblin' on about the temporal exististance of space and time and how it could be manifested in a weave of super dimensional space. whereupon the folded space would give rise to an infinite number of entrances and exits to one or many spaces. Now, seein' how my talkin' sometimes get's locked into the way us folks used to talk back in the ol' west. These wizards didn't know I was a master of the word. and I had heard everything they said. They were also a bit over the wagon, while I was steerin' the show.

So that's how it came to pass, I struck a bargain with the wizards. They come to me in the morning and conjure up their idea into reality and I'd pledge them my life, my existance.. in essence my soul. but in a much nicer sense of the word. So they came by in the morning a half remembering our talks the prior evenin'. And I recanted their words verbatum, and that's how it came to be. The spell was complete that afternoon. My tavern would be the super dimensional cube that would exist in this weave of space and time, folks could come and go as they please, knowin in mind some of the rules and limitations set forth.

A few of 'em as follows.

No feller can be causin a ruckus inside any of my fine establishments, as always rule number one god damnit.

n' second the portal works kinda tricky. When ya outside ya cast the spell and lend your will to luck a bit and regardless the doors to the bar will appear, the windows a luminescent amber.. you can hear the chattee but ya can't see in. And the catch is the door might be locked, in which case you chalk it up to lady luck and go walk off and try again in an hour. Now most times the door pops right open and from the outside you always come in the front door, immediately greeted by myself or one of our many fine patrons of Hooper McFin's Ale & Steakhouse.

Now when ya cast the spell from inside the Tavern, another catch comes up. The back door is mainly a secret for the non-initiated staff and the regulars but for sake of the prose let's assume we all know there's a secret door in the back with a portal there. Now when you go on through this one, you got two scenario's you oughta be aware of. One is ya pop outside relative to the same spot you came out. The other is, you walk back on into this one or another of our many Hooper McFin's Ale & Steakhouse.

so it's a clever quantum railroad I got my tavern and my people's caught on. But, Hey the show's sure as always goin. ohhh' rutin tootin skidoodle -

** And that's it.. that's the only notes I found on the spell, apparently out there somewhere is a Tavern caught on the mighty ebb and flow of the multiverse. Well. at least I can put to rest my torment as to the condition now referred to as "Hooper McFin's Teleportation Paranoia".

Dr. Clarke T. Mulligan - Professional researcher of Time & Space.

Hooper McFin's Ale & Steakhouse

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