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Scrasamax
March 18, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
The Hollow Mountain    Dungeons  (Mountains)   (Style)

It’s cold up this high, the air is thin and hard to breath. We should find the entrance in the next day or so. I can’t eait to find it, I can’t wait to be out of this wind…

Scrasamax
January 27, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.625000
Moonpool Vault    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Rooms/ Halls)

Water drips from the ceiling in a steady rhythm. Water refracts torchlight, illuminating the depths of the pools with reflected torchlight.

manfred
January 5, 2006
Hits: 13388
Comments: 11
Ideas: 10
Votes: 9 / 3.333333
Silly traps    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Many traps are not designed to kill or maim, but more to disgust or annoy, or even to put a smile on the victim’s face… this is a scroll of such traps.

manfred
January 4, 2006
Hits: 14073
Comments: 4
Ideas: 12
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Mechanical Traps    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Traps working the good old mechanical way, through levers, ropes and switches. Included are also the beloved pit traps.

manfred
January 4, 2006
Hits: 11138
Comments: 2
Ideas: 19
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Magical Traps    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Magical implements that trap the unwary.

manfred
January 4, 2006
Hits: 18591
Comments: 7
Ideas: 19
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Outdoor Traps    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Traps for the outside. It is not only the dungeons and ancient tombs that are dangerous.

manfred
January 4, 2006
Hits: 11258
Comments: 6
Ideas: 9
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Door Traps    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

A collection of traps that are located on doors, doorways and portals of all kinds.

manfred
December 19, 2005
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.250000
Pelezian funeral customs    Dungeons  (Plains)   (Style)

The Pelezians, or “clay people” were strongly bound to the earth. In fertile plains and valleys they lived their happy existence, peaceful, yet ever on their guard. Many nomadic attackers they defeated, until a different enemy came; their advanced technology and weapons (and magic) were beyond the skills of defenders. One-by-one their settlements fell, until the clay people were not more.

To the greedy students of the past, their heritage is but not forgotten.

Iain
December 16, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Ruins of Linnarson II    Dungeons  (Any)   (Style)

Over three hundred years after the destruction of Linnarson, the ruins of Linnarson remain deserted; the warped magical environs inhabited only by the twisted and bizarre creatures that have been created. Amongst it all, however, the Senior Masters remain, continuing their eternal pursuit of knowledge. (UPDATE IN PROGRESS.)

manfred
November 23, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 5.000000
Arascan Burial Customs    Dungeons  (Any)   (Style)

Graves of a small, little known folk, exotic as dangerous.

manfred
November 23, 2005
Hits: 6837
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.428571
Hiberian Funeral Customs    Dungeons  (Plains)   (Style)

The simple graves of a folk long gone, these are still favoured by graverobbers.

Iain
November 17, 2005
Hits: 6373
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Maranesh's Challenge    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

Maranesh, God of Magic, wearied of the multitudes of humans who came to him, clamouring to be taught the secrets of magic. So it was that he devised a test that would separate the worthy from the unworthy.

manfred
November 16, 2005
Hits: 35922
Comments: 7
Ideas: 41
Votes: 4 / 4.375000
The Small List of Traps    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Traps gathered from the remains of a dead site. Honour and enjoy what ingenious traps were created by people unknown…

Iain
November 15, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.250000
Wall of Insight    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

You have all chosen to follow the Path of the Philosopher. Not for you the warrior Path of the Battlemage, fighter for justice, nor the Path of the Healer, worthy though it may be to heal the sick. Equally you have rejected the Path of the Artificer, the tinkerers, who work on devices and techniques, as well as the Path of the Loremaster, who merely delves and catalogues the knowledge of the past. No, you have decided upon the Path of the Philosopher, the highest calling, the way of true enquiry, where you will probe the realms of higher mathematics, ponder the meaning of truth itself and tease out the deepest secrets of nature and the workings of the world.

MoonHunter
November 6, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
Dungeon Organizations    Dungeons  (Any)   (Style)

There are many organizations that deal with dungeons, ruins, and other places of mystery. This codex is about those organizations.

MoonHunter
November 6, 2005
Hits: 5985
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
Glyphs and Pylons - II    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Glyph and Pylon units are a set of magical mechanism used to create complicated series of puzzling traps.

MoonHunter
November 6, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
Glyphs and Pylons - I    Dungeons  (Other)   (Traps)

Glyph and Pylon units are a set of magical mechanism used to create complicated series of puzzling traps.

manfred
November 6, 2005
Hits: 10704
Comments: 24
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.500000
The Dungeon Masters    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Style)

The hooded man leaves the tavern. The group had been assembled. They had recieved the map. “Now it begins,” he said. He vanishes.

Scrasamax
November 4, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
Lazy Susan Trap    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Fifty steps from the eorlingas/ guided by that which is sinister/ Through dreaming eyes

manfred
November 4, 2005
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
A simple death curse    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Traps)

People are often buried with The Monarchs. If the right people are, they can protect him even after death.

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Fear the Gods

       By: manfred

Culture/Religion: based on fear and respect. Gods are very dangerous creatures, sometimes friendly, often not. Temples are the way to make contact with them... if not easier, then at least more concentrated in one place. Were it not for the temples, gods could be running amok among the people. Therefore, mortals have to keep the gods close to temples, entertained and worshipped. It doesn't make the bad ones any friendlier, though (and is no guarantee some won't go on trips now and then). Still, there have to be priests that are hardy men, able to survive the rigours of their position, get a sufficient number of worshippers to make the gods feel important enough, and mediate the contact between mortals and immortals.

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