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OmegaDraco
August 30, 2011
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 6
Votes: 13 / 4.153846
Rings of Mutual Exclusion    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

These relatively plain silver rings allow the wearer to go unseen, unheard, and un-smelled and render the wearer completely intangible - but only to others who wear a Ring of Mutual Exclusion.

Tauric
August 27, 2011
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
The Penitent Sea    Locations  (TransWorld)   (Water)

 

Some sailor’s speak of Fiddler’s Green, where the music never stops and the rum flows free. Some speak of Davy Jones, and how he waits for those whose souls are a dark as the deep. Yet there is one more possible destination for those who sail the seas, home to seamen who deserve neither eternal peace nor damnation. They call it the Penitent Sea.
Ted
August 26, 2011
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.300000
Falcon Coins    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Coins for those with friends who live far away.

Agar
August 14, 2011
Hits: 798
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 2.700000
The Vortex Well    Locations  (Other)   (Other)

A new take on hell that leaves you gasping on the edge of panic.

Chaosmark
August 13, 2011
Hits: 785
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.833333
The Hell of Half-Nothings    Locations  (TransWorld)   (Any)

The sky is drab and gray, almost completely covered in rainclouds. What gaps there are open up to show yet more gray. Much like mortal demesnes, the weather is unpredictable, but every so often the clouds unleash their burden of water on the residents of this boring land.

Welcome to the Hell of Half-Nothings. Your stay will be boring, we guarantee it.

Dossta
August 9, 2011
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.875000
Katumus    Locations  (TransWorld)   (Other)

A soul that feels no remorse for the sins it has committed in life is unfit for paradise in the afterlife.  Only those who fully grasp the weight of the harm they have visited upon others and repent are offered a chance at atonement.  Only those who atone for their sins are allowed to move on.  

-- The Book of Reprieve, 11:36:01

PoisonAlchemist
August 8, 2011
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.187500
Avaricious    Locations  (Area)   (Water)

"Avaricious is a special sort of hell; it's the hell we created ourselves. It is the hell we deserve." - Smythe Voss, crewman of Siren's Laugh

PoisonAlchemist
August 7, 2011
Hits: 1448
Comments: 13
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 4.500000
NPC Characteristics    NPCs  (Extras)   (Artistic/Performance)

NPCs can be so dry and bland when they come up and you aren't prepared for them. Other NPCs often times only have the stats rolled up and their personalities are neglected. That is where a list of simple characteristics can come in handy and you can stereotype the NPC and at least give them some kind of quirk that defines them a little better. Nobody may remember the innkeeper at that one city, but they may very well remember the innkeeper that picked his nose right before he gave the players their change. Just some little things to define the NPCs and make them more real. Some can be used by players as well to spice up their character a little.

Strolen
August 7, 2011
Hits: 1075
Comments: 16
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 3.166667
Law of the Hammer    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Citadel Help)

In time long past the Citadel was new and innocent. As the years went on much was added to include the ability to vote and comment. Ever since then there has been prosperous periods where the votes and comments were just a tool and the Horde was happy. But subtle battles raged, sides were taken and votes were interpreted as acts of aggression. Much dread and drama followed these battles and authors were lost. So was birthed the Law of the Hammer.

Ancient Gamer
August 3, 2011
Hits: 1183
Comments: 27
Ideas: 6
Votes: 8 / 3.687500
A New Take on Hell    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

Hell. A place of suffering and torment, a often used and cliche ridden place that every GM has to relate to.

 

Zailtais
July 28, 2011
Hits: 771
Comments: 12
Ideas: 1
Votes: 9 / 3.666667
The Badger Patch    Locations  (Area)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Sharp thorns, tangled vines, and lost secrets.

MysticMoon
July 17, 2011
Hits: 1007
Comments: 12
Ideas: 1
Votes: 8 / 4.625000
The Leech Cloth, or The Cloth of Souls    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

An item revered by the Serenia and reviled by the Fasceti.

Silveressa
July 12, 2011
Hits: 1288
Comments: 13
Ideas: 2
Votes: 10 / 4.600000
The Philadelphia Shipyards    Locations  (Area)   (Water)

"The shipyards, a good place to move illict cargo or lay low for a while, but that ship yard in Philly, it's not a place you want to frequent, not if you wish to keep yer skin on anyway."

A city location with a slight horror slant, suitable for any modern day horror/action setting.

Silveressa
July 11, 2011
Hits: 1029
Comments: 12
Ideas: 10
Votes: 6 / 4.750000
What Lies Beyond Death    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

The Diary of young girl who finds herself trapped in purgatory,  searching  salvation and trying to make sense of that which is deliberatly insane. (A prelude to the entry found in my Chasers submission.)

Ideally the creatures described within this (ongoing) sub will be detailed in turn as their own seperate submissions eventally painting a complete picture of purgatoy.

RGTraynor
June 26, 2011
Hits: 1541
Comments: 20
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.375000
30 Small Town Horror Threads    Plots  (Mystical)   (Encounter)


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hylandpad
June 18, 2011
Hits: 1014
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
Ether and Ethereal Magicks    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

"Sorry?! There's nothing to be sorry about boy! That was a conflagration worthy of my applause, my commendation even. Now excuse me, I have to go don new robes. These are a bit...burnt."

-Circle Master Caius Aurelias, to his Apprentice Idimus

Redgre
June 9, 2011
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Comments: 21
Ideas: 1
Votes: 9 / 4.944444
30 Alchemists    NPCs  (Extras)   (Mystical)

Alchemists are found in many fantasy settings. If used properly, alchemists can add unique flavor to your game. But what is the story of that powerful person standing behind the counter? Why do they sell magic? I have thirty different answers to that question.

Dozus
June 1, 2011
Hits: 1485
Comments: 21
Ideas: 2
Votes: 10 / 4.900000
Cartogramancy - The Magic of Maps    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

"Anyone can draw a map, boy - there's no more difficulty in that than laying brick. What makes maps useful is when they are so proper, so precise, that they are living images of the places they represent. Encompassing knowledge of the geography, and mastery of the very space itself - that, child, is cartogramancy."

- Sage Pakpao Sasithorn, Chief Lecturer, the Ezagun-Darkbolt College of Cartogramancy

Cheka Man
May 16, 2011
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.357143
Lawbane    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Villanous)

I had me a dream once. Just after I *acquired* this here knife. Only the knife was a bit shinier and I was in an alley somewhere. I dunno, maybe it was Brie or Holsten, someplace like that. Anyways, I'm walking down this alley when I comes across some dumb bloke trying to shortcut his way to market. Like *my* alley is a god-d**ned thoroughfare for just anyone!
 

MysticMoon
May 14, 2011
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
Pocket Realms of The Sundered World    Locations  (World)   (Any)

The world was ripped apart in a great cataclysm 3,000 years ago. This is a Codex of the pocket realms created by that great sundering.

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       By: Psalmanazar

In the Middle Ages, and even up to the early twentieth century, most of Europe's executioners were related: the Sansons and Deiblers in France, the Pierrepoints in England, etc. The reason for this was that, it generally not being socially acceptable to, well, kill people, executioners and their children could, generally, only marry other executioners or their children.
The parallels with massively inbred, Hapsburg-style dynasties are obvious- imagine a rather clever but politically inept satirist noting this, and being sentenced by the latter to a meeting with the former; even worse, imagine a dynasty of deranged and deformed executioners- think Texas Chaisaw Massacre with government funding.

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