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manfred
January 4, 2006
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Magical Traps    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Magical implements that trap the unwary.

manfred
January 4, 2006
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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
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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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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.214286
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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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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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 5.000000
Arascan Burial Customs    Dungeons  (Any)   (Style)

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

manfred
November 23, 2005
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.437500
Hiberian Funeral Customs    Dungeons  (Plains)   (Style)

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

Iain
November 17, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.250000
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
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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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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.333333
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
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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
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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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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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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
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.

Pieh
November 4, 2005
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.000000
Watch Out for that... ouch...    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

“I open door number one” 
“Watch Out for that… ouch… ”

Pieh
November 4, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.833333
In Case of Emergency Break Glass    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

“Oh look, a glass wall between us and the treasure.”

Kassil
November 4, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Spellbook Glyph Trap    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

It is a dusty rune. That should have been their first clue that it was dangerous.

manfred
November 4, 2005
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 2.857143
The Giant's Lair Door    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

"That is one really big door"

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Cold Comfort

       By: Murometz

Cold Comfort is a long-sword of star-steel, its blade giving off a wan, blueish light. Its grip is wrapped tightly in snow-serpent hide, and its pommel bears a single opalescent gemstone.

This blade is enchanted in such a way, that whoever wields it, begins to fall completely and irrevocably "in love" with the weapon. This love does not manifest itself as the expected reverence and bond formed between any warrior and his weapon, but as a deeper, truer love, one has for a soul-mate of the same species! The longer the wielder carries Cold Comfort the stronger and more disturbing this love becomes, and only the most powerful of magicks can potentially break the sword's insidious spell. The blade's owner will even speak to and coo to the weapon, convinced that the sword understands and returns this epic love.

If the blade's wielder somehow loses the weapon or has it taken away, they will become inconsolable, and will predictably go to "ends of the earth and back" to retrieve it at any cost. Such is the weapon's curse that even separation from it does not damper the feelings the owner has for the sword. Legends tell of several distraught and mind-addled knights who even years after losing the blade, still wander the country-side searching for their lost love. And woe be to the "new lover" if and when they find him or her.

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