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Billy Feldsham
NPCs  (Minor)   (Domestic/ Craft)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-20 08:40 PM
I would call him the Nose, and I could see him in something as mundane as a CSI/forensics based crime game, but would really enjoy running him in something like a Dick Tracy type game, or a pulp adventure game.

I really liked the last hook, with sniffing out something that shouldn't be. Vampires, shapeshifters, aliens, etc.

I read some book somewhere, where the main character, which I am pretty sure was a dinosaur, demonstrated exceptional sense of smell, and sorting through the various aspects of scent were no more offensive than our visual inputs as a sight based mammal.

There was also Willard, with Elijah Wood talking to his dog, Willard, and Willard told Elijah that the eyes weren't the windows to the soul, the arse was. One whiff and he could tell anything he needed to know about anyone Go to Comment
Triple Chaos, The Stolen World
Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Mountains)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-19 05:56 AM
Only voted Go to Comment
Mikate (mee-kah-TAY)
Articles  (Fiction)   (Players)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-14 07:02 AM
I am truly impressed as the vagaries of a balkan nation, Parna, are covered through the story of a sandwich, turning what would be a block infodump into something I deeply enjoyed reading.

As I read this, it was Ser Jorah Mormont from GoT narrating. Go to Comment
Pennsylvannia 'Penny' Brown
NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-12 05:24 PM
No joke to get, loved Gadget when I was growing up, and it allowed me to integrate something I enjoy into the CE, as well as take some of the previous stuff I've written and link it together.

I enjoy the process of writing as much as the finished product. Go to Comment
The Five Metal Dragons
Society/ Organizations  (Mercantile)   (Trans World)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-12 07:52 PM
Individually, the Five Metal Dragons are not top tier AISCs, so their construction did little to influence mainframe design. Their defection from the ACPS did make other nations look at the level of power and autonomy that their machines operated under. The other AISCs certainly took notice and it opened a new level of dialog between them and their human peers. The fact that the metal dragons defected showed the level of animosity between the ACPS and the synthetic intelligences it created, and it was considered to be more productive and beneficial to improve relations between the two groups rather than create and place arbitrary limitations on the AISCs.

Good question. Go to Comment
Avacyia, Bishop of Time, The Stolen World
Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Area)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-11 07:59 PM
A tragic figure, and nice integration of Magic cards. Go to Comment
Inappropriate Tech
Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - Genre)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-11 09:20 AM
Update: New items will be added to this as they are encountered Go to Comment
30 Sceptres
Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-11 06:52 AM
Cheka, I am in agreement with Roack. i am pleased to see you world building with your lists, and linking to other submissions within the citadel.

I will say that the Sun Scepter seems to be the only scepter on the list that really jumps out at me, since it has the ability to just destroyed the world, literally. Way overpowered. This would be a legendary relic somewhere with unstable weather or bad seasons like Game of Thrones Westeros Go to Comment
Phantom Warriors of The Stolen World
Society/ Organizations  (Combative)   (World Wide)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-11 06:43 AM
I like this submission, and I also don't like it.

I think that the phantom warriors are incredibly powerful, and I want to play one. I would also want to play one in a highly destructive fashion, demonstrating all the ways that a nefarious person could abuse such a power. Phasing into homes, stealing material goods, carrying out impossible assassinations (that regular strength, but 1/10th the weight) and so forth. I would greatly enjoy this. As a DM I think it could be a nightmare as there are very few controls on the phantom warriors, other than the limitations on how long they can manifest.

I can see magi and lawful good phantom warriors working together trying to keep everything in some semblance of balance. Go to Comment
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-10 03:23 PM
A good application of the use of an outside source for gaming purposes, ala the Magic Cards, and it does give the Stolen World a deliberately jumbled and chaotic feel. It sounds like a place I would never ever actually want to visit, but is a great setting for stories and games. I like the effective metagame, with the ley lines being hexgrid, and encounters being magic cards. Go to Comment
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-09 03:12 PM
If you are left struggling for ideas, there are books that are simply the various sets thus far released presented in print form. This can be useful for collectors looking to complete their collections, but it is also useful for things like needing a random monster, plot hook, or whatnot, and then opening to a random page and jabbing a finger blindly to see what it lands on. Go to Comment
30 or more Inferior Swords
Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Combat)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-09 03:18 PM
Feels a bit rushed, but I could see littering loot piles with these swords, or using them to arm bandits, mongrel militias, and others who were more interested in the number of weapons they could get and not so much the quality. With some being damaged, these aren't entirely all junk. It is the sort of stuff that could easily be found in a horde or tomb, or a dungeon that's been delved before but not defeated. Go to Comment
Adventuring Butlers of The Sundered Worlds
Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-07 04:10 PM
I like the notion of the professional heroic butler. Nicely done. Go to Comment
Asthedrir
Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-07 04:12 PM
I like these guys, like Muro said, Melnibonean vibe is good Go to Comment
30 Mountain Encounters
Locations  (Continent)   (Mountains)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-07 06:39 AM
Ditto Moon Go to Comment
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-06 06:18 PM
Enjoyable read, some of these villages are very delightfully peculiar and would make great side detours in an epic campaign. Go to Comment
Yet More Magic Swords
Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-07 06:38 AM
Some nice swords in here, some are just filler. Either way an interesting read. It has inspired me as to the theme of my first 7 themed weapons, and its going to lead off with one of the swords listed here. Go to Comment
Dolen Luth
Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Magical)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-06 09:08 AM
Only voted Go to Comment
SmartBed
Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Sentient)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-05 07:41 AM
i would imagine a SmartBed showroom to be something like a combination of a traditional mattress store and an Apple Store, all slick and cleanly put together with that spartan aesthetic going on. Like any durable good I would expect there to be trial periods, and the option to purchase a refurbished SmartBed, and trading in your old bed as part of the down payment for the new one. With the Freemium Economy model, I see a lot of transactions going more and more towards the smartphone model. When you get something new, you don't keep the old, they want that back. Refurb and resell to someone else who isn't buying the cutting edge model.

As for a viagra mod, i have no idea how that would work. I would say that erectile dysfunction has been eliminated as a disease in the CE, but it would still come around from boredom, excessive use, etc, and there would be plenty of augmentations and over the counter treatments for it. Go to Comment
The Son's of The Panther (A Tale of Mysantia)
Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Forest/ Jungle)
Scrasamax's comment on 2017-02-04 10:30 AM
Only voted Go to Comment
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