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Clarksdale
Locations  (City)   (Forest/ Jungle)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-19 06:34 PM


A in depth jungle village rife with adventure opportunities, I like the short physical description you give each personality within town, and how their own relations with each other are less then ideal making for more plot material for a Gm to work with.



In particular I like the setting neutral approach, making this sub work equally well in a fantasy setting (it's intended use I assume?) Or as a group of tribals living upon an unclaimed planet in a space faring sci-fi game, or low tech villagers in a post apocalyptic one.



Perhaps adding in a extra section with some specific plot hooks might be a way to further enhance this piece? (One of the PC's finding a romantic interest in this village and then grappling with the morals of their beliefs could make for a emotionally charged and interesting adventure, especially when the PC is unaware he is slated for the next Hunt.)


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Clarksdale
Locations  (City)   (Forest/ Jungle)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-19 11:11 PM
Indeed, it seems we have another excellent member among us, hopefully she/he will have more subs for us in the future. Go to Comment
The Leech Cloth, or The Cloth of Souls
Items  (Other)   (Magical)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-19 05:30 PM


Memorable, and intriuging, I would of enjoyed a more in depth retelling of Tibers fight with The Hounds of Blood, it would be a memorable battle to be sure!



The addition of the origns of the cloth really helped bring the piece togther for me, and gave it a bit of "legendary" status. I can see a few adventures involvign a scholar/wizard attempting to uncover these origins for either intellectual, or more nefarious means.



I also noticed the hint at the origins of Blood Duelists, any chance of seeing this as a seperate sub?



 


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The Leech Cloth, or The Cloth of Souls
Items  (Other)   (Magical)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-19 11:49 PM


I like the addition of the blood duelist history, rounds out the piece nicely :)

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The Perils of Envy
Plots  (Coincidence)   (Mini-Campaign)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-14 02:40 PM


An interesting tale, but liek others have a said, bit  rigid in it presenation and limting in the responses of the PC's  in any given scenario.  Perhaps as the recounting of a tale or as a prelude to the beginning adventures it could work well?


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The Perils of Envy
Plots  (Coincidence)   (Mini-Campaign)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-15 02:14 AM


No need to apologize, the only way to get better at it is to practice, and this sub does have potential and is a great quality submission. (Hence the solid 3 rating )



I found to make adventure subs less "railroady" it works best to leave things loosely detailed and simply create the scene for the action to take place, or the event that unfolds for the characters to react to/interact with as they see fit without scripting a specific expected response from them. (Similar to how I presented the plot hooks in my shipyard quest sub)

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The Philadelphia Shipyards
Locations  (Area)   (Water)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-13 09:30 AM


U.S.S Endurance



A older destroyer dating back a couple decades, this ship was sent into permanent retirement after a new radar and missile guidance system malfunctioned, burning out the wiring on several decks and creating a repair job that simply wasn't cost effective.



Now all but lost among larger vessels, the ships enhanced radar suite and IFF transponder are unexpected prizes for the lucky (or curious) salvager.

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What Lies Beyond Death
Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-11 09:07 PM
By all means, the more the better, purgatories depths are truly boundless. :) Go to Comment
What Lies Beyond Death
Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-13 06:16 PM
A suitably gruesome starting point for those unlucky enough to die in the mortal realms by fire. Go to Comment
What Lies Beyond Death
Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-08-15 01:30 PM
Aye indeed, it wasn't my first choice of title, but it seems there was a sub with your suggested title years ago that has since been deleted.

(When I attempt to rename it I get this error: "There is already a title called "What Lies Beyond" weird eh?)

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Organizing Your Campaign On the Computer
Articles  (Campaign)   (Game Mastering)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-11 10:05 AM
Excellent concept, I would recommend keeping an offline copy as well for those times when the internet or wiki service is unavailable and you still want to game. Go to Comment
Organizing Your Campaign On the Computer
Articles  (Campaign)   (Game Mastering)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-11 03:06 PM


An excellent option for when you have continual online access. Unfortunately for those of us out in the sticks regular access to online resources is rare. (most people I know don't even own a computer let alone wireless internet) When going to game at someone else's house it's usually a lap top and whatever files are put on it and no chance for online updating until I return home. (We also have the added fun factor of the net being down for days at a time in the winter after a nasty blizzard, making it even more of a headache to keep a campaign online.)



On the upside the organizational method I outlined will work just as well in Google docks as anywhere else given it's a simple directory structure, (well as long as you have a good connection and don't mind uploading all of the campaigns music files and pics to the site.)

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The Leech and the Mud-Puddle
Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-08 07:47 PM


Excellent sub, and a great tale to be recounted by a friendly bard at the nesxt inn the group frequents. 


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Ram, the Dread Castle Incarnadine.
NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-11 08:59 AM


An interesting place to toss into the local surroundings and watchthe PC's run themsevles ragged tyrign to learn all they can about this "mystery" and make sense of it. 



I would like to see mroe about the Ram and his dire deeds that led to his entrapment within the castle. Perhaps having the PC's helping to free the Ram so he may rest in piece could lead to a small series of adventures or even an entire campaign?


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The Amulet of "Oh Flock."
Items  (Jewelry)   (Sentient)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-11 08:51 AM


Nice to toss into the loot list of the next random enemy the PC's strip naked looking for valuables. Other then a passing curiosity I don't see it being all that useful or featuring prominantly in any adventures, but for a evenings distraction when the GM has little else planned it could be fun.


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30 Small Town Horror Threads
Plots  (Mystical)   (Encounter)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-11 08:20 AM


A wonderfully creepy sub, and eerily accurate in some parts of real small towns, this will make a nice random list of  oddities for my next Kult campaign, well done!


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Ten Curious Country Customs
Locations  (Regional)   (Other)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-11 08:38 AM


Some interesting ways to spice up otherwise dull visists to villages inbetween adventures. When combined with a few picks from the Small Town Horror Thread it gets even more intriuging.


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The Kandolari
Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-07-11 01:24 PM


An interesting and well thought out sub, with some useful concepts. One can easily drop this into  a fantasy campaign with a little effort, or use the race in something more futuristic. Well done!

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Cartogramancy - The Magic of Maps
Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)
Silveressa's comment on 2014-04-11 12:57 AM
An excellent take on unique magic, I don't know how I missed this one the first time around, I can see this being of excellent use in any sea faring games, and perfect for an NPC that will be useful to the group without overshadowing their own areas of specialty. Go to Comment
Romero Coultier
NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)
Silveressa's comment on 2011-05-04 07:56 PM


Very nice, this is soo making an appearance in my next Supernatural session, especially given one of the heronies is a part time undertaker. Thanks for the inspiration! :D


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