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Dossta
September 29, 2010
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 14 / 4.392857
30 Campaign Starters    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Encounter)

Due to the nature of tabletop RPGs, a campaign will often start with a random group of strangers.  Here are some ways to get them adventuring together, without resorting to the old Tavern trope.

Nafar
September 28, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.687500
The Tower of Light    Locations  (Fortification)   (Any)

The perfect execution, painless, quiet, and beautiful”

-Archmage Sret

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?

Pieh
September 14, 2010
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.142857
Chalice of the Silver Queen    Items  (Potion)   (Heroic)

Drink deep from the Moon-Cup, let its powers quench your thirst, or even save your marriage.

Dossta
September 12, 2010
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.636364
Temple of the Golden King and Silver Queen    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

No shadow may find a home within its walls.

Ted
September 12, 2010
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.357143
Veracit's Furball    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

It's so cute!

Wait, why is it glowing?
 

Ted
September 7, 2010
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
Spectacles of Hidden Truth    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

A magical pair of glasses once allowed the sharpest of minds to perceive the physical world around him. His cutting insight, throwing light on the darkest of secrets, is now housed within the spectacles.

Cheka Man
September 7, 2010
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
30 Spirit Lanterns    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

When dealing with ghosts and the Undead in general, the right Spirit Lantern might make all the difference between a successful encounter and ending injured or even worse, dead or possessed. Here are a few of the most useful...

EchoMirage
September 4, 2010
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Comments: 27
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.461538
Unthar, the Sun of the Dead    Plots  (Crisis)   (Campaign)

From beyond through veils sublime

Pass ghostly, o umbral shine

Illuminate in shadow, fade colors, so fallow

Dark dreaming does bidding thine

JPatterson
August 31, 2010
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.642857
Imagi...Imagi...whut?    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - In General)

When was the last time you truly used, focused on, for any significant length of time, your imagination; your active, conscious, willful, artistic creativity, to get back in touch with that ability to appreciate the wonder that you yourself can create and bring forth, all from within yourself? Were you ever able to do that? Did you ever do that? Can you still do it? Do you do it when you game, as player or GM? Will you do it? Could this be missing from a lot of the newer, younger RPG'ers of today?

Pieh
August 26, 2010
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.900000
The Mirr of the Mirror-Folk    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Other)

The follow string of Mirror-folk evolutions, Mihradhz, Mihrral, and Mihradamagus, are collectively known as The Mirr. They are all curious and slightly annoying, each in their own way. They advance through their lives by pestering the rare mortals who visit their plane.

Mourngrymn
August 22, 2010
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Death And Resurrection    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

Death and Resurrection
Life is commonly difficult, especially for those who choose a life of hardship and adventurous excitement. The cycle of life is never ending and continues its birth, life, death cycle for everyone. With divine aid and assistance, however, at times it can extend this cycle greatly, even halting it for a time. Death is different among nearly all game settings. Please read this with the understanding that it may not fit your particular game setting and style, but is an alternative.

Blydden
August 15, 2010
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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?!
 

Pieh
August 5, 2010
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
The Demon-Stick    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Sentient)

A mighty Demon, now trapped and confused, may make for a powerful ally.

Blydden
July 30, 2010
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Comments: 29
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.600000
Niyott    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

Little imp-like creatures...that eat paper?!

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.
RGTraynor
July 13, 2010
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.777778
I'm Just A Singer ...    Plots  (Hired)   (Side-Quest)


Scrasamax
July 1, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.437500
Earthwyrm    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Underground)

What do you mean, the little wriggly ones you throw at fish or the big rock ones that squish people?

Forganthus
June 30, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.400000
Mordanfey    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Only after the unicorn hunts ended did the people realize that the unicorns were not returning. Many were saddened to discover that they had killed the last unicorns.  Some wept.

But when they returned many long years later, many more would weep.

Dozus
June 20, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 5.000000
Uriankhai Horsehead Fiddle    Items  (Art and Music)   (Magical)

"You shall find my body beneath the steep cliff, where the larch grove grows.  Take my skull, and hang it from the old larch tree.  And then you shall make of me an instrument: my skull for the box, the tree for the neck, my tail for the strings and bow.  Whenever you play it, I shall be with you, for At-Beyi is inseparable."
- The Legend of At-Beyi

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