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Pettyartist
April 16, 2018
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Comments: 5
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Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Nonlethal Traps for the Discerning Dungeon-Owner    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Sometimes the owner of a dungeon doesn't want to kill its intruders, just detain and embarrass them a bit.

A series of traps and puzzles that are sure to cause pause in your players without killing them..... maybe.

WAR10CK
February 11, 2018
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 1
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Decontamination Chamber    Dungeons  (Any)   (Rooms/ Halls)

"This is a clean room environment. So we will have to pass through decontamination before we can enter." Researcher Gorgron Rogbutt, an Orc.

WAR10CK
February 1, 2018
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
The 1337 Passphrase    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A very difficult puzzle which requires knowledge in simple leet speak to solve. It might take a while to figure out as you have to rearrange letters and numbers to form a sentence.

WAR10CK
February 1, 2018
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
No votes
A Pretty Good Private Code    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A puzzle that requires knowledge of the PGP Word List to complete. It is impossible without knowing this information. VERY COMPLEX! NOT FOR BEGINNERS!

WAR10CK
January 27, 2018
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
Technomancer's Four Tests    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

This is a system of classification that admittedly I shamelessly copied from TES (The Elder Scrolls). It sorts traps and puzzles into four categories known in TES as The Four Tests. Examples of each that I made myself are included.

WAR10CK
January 15, 2018
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 2.000000
The Prisoner Box Challenge    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

This consists of a trap and encounter as the puzzle. There will be ten PCs for this example but this will work with any even number of PCs.

Cheka Man
August 6, 2017
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
30 More Prisons    Dungeons  (Any)   (Rooms/ Halls)

30 Prisons, some of which are dreadful places in which to be, whilst others can be surprisingly pleasant, as far as somewhere can be pleasant when you are not allowed to leave it. Some are short term places of confinement, others are where you will spend the rest of your life unless you manage to escape.

MarcelGarcia
July 12, 2017
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
The Well Lock    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)
A well to be filled,
from four statues spilled.
When leveled, tis shown,
the dark path unknown.
Fiendrunner
December 22, 2016
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 3.250000
The Sand Box RIddle    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

A simple addition to the riddles often used to open doors or paths in a dungeon. The party are presented with a riddle and then have to draw the answer in the sand box.





Mageek
November 23, 2015
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Halving Yin-Yang    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A geometric cut puzzle that can be inserted into any dungeon/door/treasure chest.

Mageek
October 17, 2015
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Cryptic Language - Crypt    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

Worn runes on ancient ruins, scrawled annotations on old maps, scribbles in the margins of arcane tomes – cryptic text is a central part of the adventuring experience. Basic encryption schemes are an excellent way to embellish your campaign with a consistent textual theme while allowing for the inclusion of messages hidden in plain sight. This post describes a simple connected cipher, named Crypt, perfect for arcane languages and alien text.

Mageek
September 20, 2015
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
Guard Riddles    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A primer on guarded doors, honest and dishonest sentries, and tricky questions.

Scrasamax
August 23, 2015
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
Swarm Stump    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

They're coming out of the ground, they're coming out of the damn ground, game over man, game over man!!!!

sirgarberto
July 31, 2015
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
25 Horses    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A new twist for a classic puzzle. There are 25 statues of horses around a chessboard, and need to be arranged properly to proceed.

Moonlake
July 10, 2015
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.857143
Tangrams (or Seven Piece Puzzles)    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A shape assembly puzzle that can be inserted into any cask/door/wall in a dungeon

Mageek
July 2, 2015
Hits: 7158
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.285714
Phantom Paths    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

Phantom Paths is a mirrored motion puzzle that requires collaboration among three players. Ready to be inserted into pretty much any dungeon or setting.

custos
May 19, 2014
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 1
Votes: 9 / 3.833333
Beastmaster's door    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

- The sculptures seem alive

- Your right, I think I know what to do with the horse, but I'm not touching the snake!

PeteBain
March 30, 2014
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.562500
Orbs of Wendlehook    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

"Pass me the blue one." said Quinn.

"Are you sure?" asked Elise. "It's just, you were sure about the last two combinations, and that ceiling got closer both times."

"It's a gamble, I agree," replied Quinn, "but whatever's behind this door has got to be worth it."

Elise passed Quinn the blue stone which he placed carefully in the final slot. As the grinding began, Quinn looked to the door while Elise looked up...

Cheka Man
March 7, 2014
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
7 Special Prisons    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Most criminals who are locked up as a punishment or to await trial are just confined in regular cellblocks or jails, but not all of them. Some are so dangerous that ordinary prisons just will not hold them. Others have secrets that cannot be allowed to be spread, or their crimes are so dreadful that they deserve a greater punishment then normal incarceration or even execution. In yet other cases the ruler had a nasty sense of humour...

young0ne2
January 11, 2014
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.333333
Redux Tantibus    Dungeons  (Any)   (Rooms/ Halls)

An open room lay before them, occupied only by a few cobwebs and dust. Upon entering, a phrase is seen on one wall. One of them utters the phrase out of wonder for its meaning, unknowingly activating the room. An eye opens on the wall in front of the poor souls and with a quick flash of light, the last thing heard from the room is heart retching screams... then silence.

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       By: Akuma

What if when a character died and the price to bring him back into the world was to allow an evil or good version to be placed in the world with the sole purpose of killing the character that just got its life back? The copycat character would die apon completeing his mission.....or would he?

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