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Michael Jotne Slayer's comment on 2010-10-05 09:34 PM
32. When you breathe, air comes out again, as water.

33. You say out loud what others think, all the time.

34. Within 10 yards of you, milk curls, wine goes sour and food spoils.

35. Ghastly voices speak from your ears in tiny voices, demanding things.

36. You glow with an eerie light.

37. Your hair stands automatically every time you spot an officer of the law.

38. You sneak into strangers houses on busy evenings against your will.

39. When you speak to people they automatically say what you intended to say and the other way around.

40. A cool and unnatural wind blows from your mouth every time you open it.

41. A majestic crown of shimmering fire floats above your head.

42. You appear to be exactly where you are, but in a different and random activity. Go to Comment
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Michael Jotne Slayer's comment on 2010-10-05 09:37 PM
I would love to. Here we go. Lets hope others contribute as well. Go to Comment
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Dozus's comment on 2011-05-03 01:25 PM


As others have said, very functional and straightforward.


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Murometz's comment on 2010-10-05 11:45 AM
#16 is @#$%^& awesome! LOL. #24 is horrifying

But yeah, what they said. Good start of a fun list though! Go to Comment
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Murometz's comment on 2010-10-05 10:18 PM
The name of this sub has to change. LOL. I don't mean that in a critical way, its just too vague and funny. "Bad Things" LOL

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Murometz's comment on 2010-10-06 09:59 AM
49. Everyone around you sees you a member of the opposite sex. The illusion is a powerful one.

50. You lose the ability to comunicate in any known language including your own. You are only able to speak in some ancient, long-dead tongue, no one understands.

51. You are incapable of telling the truth whenever questioned

52. Every time magic is used in your vicinity (10' radius), a dwarven hammer materializes in the air above your head, and begins to pummel you mercilessly

53. Each time you are wounded, and identical wound appears on the flesh of any and every companion you happen to be travelling with.

54. You msyteriously become immune to the effects of alcohol. Pretty nifty, right? No. Despite your immunity your body now craves alcohol. If you do not imbibe the equivalent of 3 pints of ale each day, you get debilitating, migraine headaches Go to Comment
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axlerowes's comment on 2010-10-04 08:28 AM
After reading this I think I have angered the gods Go to Comment
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valadaar's comment on 2013-11-06 08:59 AM
I think adding these to some of the existing curse list subs would perhaps have been better. This one feels a big random.

eg. http://strolen.com/viewing/Curses Go to Comment
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Ted's comment on 2010-10-04 04:58 PM
Criticism like this is what Strolen needs more off. Why not add some ideas yourself, however? Go to Comment
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Ted's comment on 2011-03-21 03:01 PM


66. You cannot cook without a catastrophic failure.



67. Squirrels attack you on sight.



68. Your right hand swells to two times normal size, permanently.



69. Passing vehicles always splash you in wet weather.



70. Those you find repulsive find you absolutely beautiful.



71. Magic proclaims that you do not exist.



72. You can no longer hear music. (Quite possibly the most horrible curse that could exist on this list.)



73. Your body does not form calluses.



74.Mathom The God of Delays gives you his 'blessing'



75. Lightning strikes dwellings you sleep in.



76. Sources of illumination giggle madly in your presence.

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slartibartfast's comment on 2010-10-06 09:33 AM
I like, but agree with Murometz; at first I was going to pass this by because of the name. "30 cool curses?", perhaps? Overall, some really unique and off-the-wall blights to throw at PCs above and beyond penalties to their rolls. Go to Comment
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slartibartfast's comment on 2010-10-06 09:46 AM
43. You incite covetousness in others; when anyone is around you for more than a couple minutes, they start eyeing your possessions greedily.

44. You exhude a strange odor which members of your own sex find highly arousing.

45. You are incapable of lying

46. Healing magic restores your health normally, but has the side effect of leaving you incapacitated for several minutes.

47. Excessive and noisy flatulence makes it impossible to hide, mask your whereabouts, or catch anyone by surprise.

48. You develop extremely powerful vision; such that you can see in all but the most overpowering darkness. However, anything more brilliant than a candle effectively blinds you. Go to Comment
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Black Jack Rackham's comment on 2010-11-12 10:25 AM


Good solid sub.  I especially like that there are a lot of extra added ideas.  That way there are still lots of choices no matter what the campaign direction.



Mark


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Dossta's comment on 2010-11-13 06:11 PM


61.  You can only tell the truth.



62.  Any water you touch becomes bitterly cold.  Good for ice-cold drinks, but say goodbye to hot showers.  Rain sucks, too.



63.  You have an annoying song stuck in your head for all eternity, causing distraction and possibly insanity.



64.  You hear all of your actions narrated by a disembodied voice with a dry sense of humor.



65.  You can't enter a forest without being tripped by tree roots, hit on the head by falling branches, or possibly crushed by a wayward tree.


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Dossta's comment on 2010-11-13 06:33 PM


I also find this useful, and have added a few more ideas.  Good job!


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herrozerro's comment on 2010-10-06 01:38 PM
I like this, Will probably use this on my own parties. Go to Comment
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Aralias's comment on 2013-11-06 10:44 AM
77. Hiccups that last eternally and are impossible to cure.
78. You can only eat and derive nourishment from raw pine cones. Every thing else cause "bodily regection."
79. You have constant allergy/sinus problems for the rest of your life.
80. An town crier that no one else can see or hear constantly announces your business both public and private.
81. Same as 80, but everyone can see and hear him. Go to Comment
A Series of Tubes (Endless fall trap).
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Strolen's comment on 2010-10-12 04:27 PM


I kept waiting for the portal creator to come by and do something horribly sadistic as the players keep whooshing by.


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Cheka Man's comment on 2010-09-18 06:34 PM
A sadistic person could give the falling person food and water. Go to Comment
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Cheka Man's comment on 2010-09-18 06:35 PM
Only voted Go to Comment
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