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caesar193
August 14, 2012
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Votes: 4 / 3.500000
A Village in Turmoil    Dungeons  (Mountains)   (Rooms/ Halls)

Something is killing and eating the people of Th'gil. This monster displays cleverness, strength, and a thirst for blood. The PCs have stumbled into this town. Will they leave by walking or by dieing?

caesar193
July 26, 2012
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.500000
Death Room    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Traps)

Money=zombies. Who knew that the room with pictures of people getting killed would spawn undead things trying to kill you?

OmegaDraco
June 1, 2012
Hits: 2685
Comments: 23
Ideas: 1
Votes: 12 / 4.541667
The Seating of the Stuffy Dinner Party Guests    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

"Don't just laze about! Help with the seating arrangement! The guests will be here any minute, and the king said everything must be perfect tonight or heads will roll! Now remember, the King must sit at the head of the table with her majesty at his side. Lord and Lady Pemberton must sit next to each other but not next to either the Knight-Commander Gren or his wife.. The Priest Lenard mustn't sit next to any of the attractive Ladies, and the Matriarch will certainly cause a ruckus if not placed in a respectable seat, but don't put her near the wine fountain either. Also, the Ladies...."

Dossta
April 22, 2012
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 1
Votes: 9 / 4.944444
Escape From the Tower    Dungeons  (Other)   (Rooms/ Halls)

After waking up groggily in the middle of a floating wizard's tower, the players must find some way to escape before being slain by the beast that stalks them.  Time is ticking and the cat is always watching . . .

OmegaDraco
February 8, 2012
Hits: 1670
Comments: 13
Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 4.285714
Icegate    Dungeons  (Tundra/ Arctic)   (Doors)

A treacherous door to enter. Take a deep breath, focus your mind, and leap into the ice.

Magus of the Citadel
September 2, 2011
Hits: 1685
Comments: 7
Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 3.785714
The Door of Heaven    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Traps)

The door that cannot be reached, the wall that cannot be climbed

Ted
April 29, 2011
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.500000
The Vattic Trap    Dungeons  (Other)   (Traps)

"John. This is your final power. Precognition. Don't you see? The ability to know what is going to happen. And, if you know what is going to happen, then you can stop it."

Often considered only a vicious trap that preys on the fears of its victims, the Vattic Trap harbors an important secret.

MysticMoon
March 27, 2011
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.900000
The Lost Imperial City    Dungeons  (Plains)   (Rooms/ Halls)

A Five Room Dungeon about finding the Imperial city of The Lost Empire.

Michael Jotne Slayer
February 2, 2011
Hits: 6380
Comments: 21
Ideas: 27
Votes: 14 / 5.000000
The Keep Beneath the Dusky Star    Dungeons  (Mountains)   (Rooms/ Halls)

From that silent place fear flows in unseen waves, like white fog. The shadows are many, and the wind breathes cold through the broken battlements and casements. Through it's frowning walls and dark window openings there's a lantern of the spirit which none see by but those who bear it.

Pieh
November 20, 2010
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.125000
The Gurgleplatt Coven    Dungeons  (Swamp)   (Rooms/ Halls)

Welcome to Uhgramudd, you'll never find a more disgusting, remote, fly-ridden, swampy Hell than this. Get in, kill the Lizards, grab the loot, get out. Simple, right?

This is an introductory low-level adventure I use to get familiar with players I meet online, to see if our play styles clash in any way. So far, it has weeded out a few undesirables and scored a few keepers. I am quite satisfied with the layout and have run it multiple times, with slight variations for level/abilities of the player characters.

axlerowes
October 20, 2010
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Four 5s (A Puzzle Dungeon)    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Puzzles)

A bare bones dungeon concept, you can add the monsters and the treasure al a cart, but the big bads in this crawl are the puzzles.  

A celebration of Strolen's 5555th post.  

Ted
September 18, 2010
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.357143
A Series of Tubes (Endless fall trap).    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Traps)

What do you do when you're endlessly falling?

Ted
September 14, 2010
Hits: 1624
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.416667
Recursive Portal Trap    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Traps)

Now you're DMing with Portals!

Nuchiha101
August 20, 2010
Hits: 1737
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 1.833333
Crossbow Door Trap    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

The classical Crossbow Door trap

Nuchiha101
August 20, 2010
Hits: 1646
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 1.750000
Thunderstone Door Trap    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

The ' Thunderstone Door Trap ', a nice mix of doors, traps, and Thunderstones!

Blydden
August 15, 2010
Hits: 2143
Comments: 25
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.388889
Animated Doorknob    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Traps)

It sure looks like a normal doorknob...Wait a second...Did it just move?!
 

Cressida
August 9, 2010
Hits: 12130
Comments: 9
Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 3.428571
Painted Minotaur Room    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

Painted walls and a shadowy figure ... how can these insubstantial elements open that all-too-solid door?  A locked-room puzzle with multiple solutions!

Drackler
July 22, 2010
Hits: 1235
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.250000
Halls of Dancing Flutes    Dungeons  (Mountains)   (Rooms/ Halls)

 In local legend, the Halls are fairly old, with stories of people disappearing going back for hundreds of years, said to be taken by the Faeries. In actuality, the Halls are much older.

slartibartfast
July 17, 2010
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
Eustacius: the demiplane of twisted dreams    Dungeons  (Other)   (Rooms/ Halls)
As far as demiplanes go, Eustacius is not very large. It is more of a plane of thought, rather than
physical substance; a set of several dozen realms which are interconnected by concepts rather
than actual pathways.
Nafar
April 26, 2010
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 3.166667
30 devious traps    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

 

The tripwire activated a trap of such ferocity that even the bravest man among us quavered.

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Hu's Iron Ball

       By: Murometz

Hu was an ambassador of the Seventh Emperor of the Reng Dynasty. Throughout his life he traveled across many miles and lands to entreaty with neighboring kingdoms and the semi-savages who dwelled amidst the Metal Mountains.

During one such diplomatic mission, Hu was gifted a small iron marble as a gesture, by a shaman of the Kiy-Kiy tribe. Little else is known of Hu, but that marble was lost and is now somewhere out there for someone to find.

A tiny, shiny sphere, the marble has several properties. First and foremost it is a strong magnet, considerably stronger than its size and density would indicate.

Secondly, if thrown or rolled upon the ground and the command word is spoken, the iron ball will magically enlarge to either the size of an ogres's head or to that of a great globe, twelve feet in diameter. The rolling ball of either size will continue to roll or fly at the same relative speed it was when launched as a marble, and can thus cause great damage to anything in its path. The magnetic power of the ball will also magnify when enlarged.

Legends claim that the ball has been tossed from besieged castles upon attacking foes and rolled at marching armies in ages past. At the end of such rolls, the larger size globe has been known to not only crush soldiers underfoot, but to also "collect" many dozens of metallic weapons and bits of armor unto itself, appearing as an armored sphere, with swords and spears sticking out from it in all directions.

Owning this powerful marble has its drawbacks. Anyone carrying it on their person, will experience the iron ball's insidious effects after some time. The owner feels no worse for wear, but after two month's time they will suddenly awaken one morning to find that their hair has fallen out completely, their teeth loosened like baby's teeth ready to drop, and their fingernails simply shriveled and sliding off the fingers and toes. Perhaps unbeknownst to the owner at first, the iron ball also renders an owner sterile or barren by this time.

Regular clerical healing will not reverse this horrible malady. Only finding and beseeching a shaman of the Kiy-Kiy tribe to heal the iron ball's effects with their particular brand of magic, will work.

Hu's Iron Ball should be handled carefully by players and gms.

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