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November 17, 2005
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Comments: 31
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.766667
Winter is a Character    Articles  (At Table)   (Game Mastering)

The weather is something that everyone always notices and talks about, but can’t do anything about.  It is an important part of everyone’s life, yet it seems to be ignored in games. And everything important in a game is best thought of as a character of some sort.

November 11, 2005
Hits: 147565
Comments: 51
Ideas: 116
Votes: 17 / 4.823529
Books    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

Books of all kinds and purposes, their short summaries as well as wide descriptions, come and enjoy.

November 11, 2005
Hits: 182089
Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.687500
Garage Sale from Hell    Items  (Other)   (Villanous)

Inspired by Ria Hawk’s Mirror of Doom, this thread is for items that could be found in a Garage Sale from Hell.

November 11, 2005
Hits: 10656
Comments: 25
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.900000
Ars Dracopodemiae    Systems  (Knowledge/Lore)   (Specific)

A transcription, beyng the seminal introduction by Mr S J Ponsuler to the theory and praxis of Dracapodemy, the studie of Dragons’ migration patterns. This tome ys to be founde in the librarie of Anserne University, alonge with many years of copies of the Dracapodemyst’s Almanac not to mention verious othere tomes on the subjecte.

(Another submission I’m transferring over to the main site from the fora).

October 30, 2005
Hits: 21944
Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.500000
MoonHunter's Top Tips for 2003    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Gaming - In General)

I am always giving advice to various gamers on various game forums. I am constantly giving the same advice over and over again (cut/ paste repeat). Once a year I think about the advice and put together The List.

October 29, 2005
Hits: 79199
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 5.000000
Bizzare Life-Forms Challenge    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

The Challenge:
Think of any bizzare life-form, WHATEVER life-form that lives a not-so-standard way. Not the way common sense would expect it. Make it in some way logical or not, just forget the boring everyday logic.

May 9, 2005
Hits: 13429
Comments: 30
Ideas: 0
Votes: 19 / 4.973684
The Temple of the First Man    Locations  (Establishment)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A place more holy than any other

March 4, 2005
Hits: 32327
Comments: 25
Ideas: 0
Votes: 19 / 4.421053
Return To Me    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

“Return to me,” she said, and as he died, he said: “I shall return”.
And though the years flew like sparrows from disturbed nest, he did return, year after year…

December 28, 2004
Hits: 12448
Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 19 / 4.921053
Coldfire Urn    Items  (Other)   (Campaign Defining)

Flame burns hot, bringing warmth, life, and hope. Anti-Fire burns too, but it devours heat, and saps the will of life. Before the world could be inhabited, all of the coldfire, and anti-fire had to be collected an hidden away safely. The gods did this, placing it in an urn of brass and hiding it away from the world.

December 21, 2004
Hits: 37698
Comments: 31
Ideas: 0
Votes: 23 / 4.934783
Regression    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

The evil mage Zarakoth is dead, but with his death the world has gone mad. The aging characters are confronted on all sides by rot, death and decay whilst around them the world regresses rapidly to the stone age. Furthermore, Zarakoth seems to have miraculously not died - and to be more powerful than ever.

September 18, 2004
Hits: 18045
Comments: 27
Ideas: 0
Votes: 16 / 4.718750
The Eye of Riches    Items  (Clothes)   (Magical)

“Your eye, your eye!” crowed Imupokith, the Sea-Witch, and Vruthath, clutching his bleeding socket, held out his hand.
Upon the palm was a staring green eye.

Michael Jotne Slayer
August 24, 2004
Hits: 15012
Comments: 22
Ideas: 0
Votes: 22 / 4.386364
Thrar Stones    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

These are not ordinary gems, these are Thrar Stones. They are rocks that have been caught in the trunks of growing trees. Over thousands of years they are forged from stone to gem.

August 14, 2004
Hits: 11337
Comments: 25
Ideas: 1
Votes: 19 / 4.815789
Knockers Dirty Clothes Place    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Nestled among the smaller and less noticed store fronts, hidden among the sundry vendors, and purveyors of beads, cheap jewelry, and meat-on-a-stick products in a small building that smells strongly of hot linen, cotton, soap…and goblin.

April 20, 2004
Hits: 27971
Comments: 39
Ideas: 0
Votes: 34 / 4.985294
Boots Too Fine for the Earth    Items  (Clothes)   (Magical)

“Yes, these boots are very fine,” said Smoke’s Empty Lens, “But I do not care for them, nor for you.”
Firefly River wept a single tear and went away…

April 10, 2004
Hits: 10735
Comments: 19
Ideas: 0
Votes: 19 / 4.921053
Potion of Mis Understanding Languages    Items  (Potion)   (Magical)

Made by an anarchist trying to seed dissent, the potions actually work better than normal potions of understanding languages ... sort of.

This item is silly.

February 11, 2004
Hits: 17386
Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.928571
Band of the Revenant    Items  (Jewelry)   (Cursed)

A curiously designed ring - but not uncommon. Similar in design to most traditional ‘magi-rings’, which often hold enchantments on them. But unlike those rings, this one may take quite a hold on you…

January 28, 2004
Hits: 22252
Comments: 29
Ideas: 0
Votes: 20 / 4.750000
To Die For Love    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

There was He, and there was She. And She was shy of men at first, always being told to distrust them. But He taught Her what love is, and promised Her everything he could. And they lived in happiness, and their love was perfect, for the rest of their lives.

November 4, 2003
Hits: 19154
Comments: 44
Ideas: 0
Votes: 30 / 4.700000
The Box That Cannot Be Opened    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

A strange, mystical box, with many rumours attached, that does not want to reveal its secret…

October 18, 2003
Hits: 10973
Comments: 22
Ideas: 0
Votes: 22 / 4.727273
The Land of the Living    Locations  (Country/ State)   (Forest/ Jungle)

There lies a valley, far to the west, on the shores of The Great Northern Sea, that has a mist that is both blessing and curse. All those that breath the mist heal with remarkable speed, so fast that only the mightiest blow or the truest strike can fell the smallest beast. The warriors who settled this land became soilders of great renown, for not only were they impenetrable defenders, they were warriors whose aim and might were unsurpassed.

September 8, 2003
Hits: 14627
Comments: 23
Ideas: 1
Votes: 21 / 4.785714
Centipede Nails    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Many magical items adventurers seek out help them carry more loot, keep themselves fed and healthy, or just simply hack the bad guys to itty bitty bits. This one lets their loot carry itself.

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       By: Wogden

The accepted mode of getting otherwise unobtainable information is to go visit the cranky old hermit living in the mountains. It's just the sensible thing to do. So, naturally, everyone takes their monthly excursion to the hermit's hovel to consult him on everything, from lock-jaw to lovesickness, necromancers to nasal viruses.

Now, if everyone's always visiting the poor old hermit, there's going to be an enormous queue... "Wellcome to the Hermitt's Hovele, Please Take Ye a Number and Have Ye a Seate" reads the sign outside the packed dwelling.

Imagine the poor hermit, having retreated into the mountains to escape this precise situation...

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