30 books to be found within a steampunk setting. Manuals, tomes, and blueprints galore!
I'm different. I have a different constitution, I have a different brain, I have a different heart... Dying's for fools, dying's for amateurs.
Bucky Batteries: when you need batteries to last a long long long time
A 100 piece of sci-fi minutia
"Sivver is the common name given to crystalline parasites, which interact with the nervous systems of carbon based Chordate life forms."
Definition of the word Sivver provided by the Galactic Scouting Guild's Almanac
“The Sivvers are an alien weapon that turns people into murderous glass sweating zombies.”
Uwell Ofmobile, retired Galactic Scout
"Compared to the scum I deal with as a cop, fighting you was a piece of cake!"
The basics behind the 100 Word Submission
Of all the Kings' Items, this one is rarely spoken of in this day and age. Also known as Kingsbane, this staff has a very dark history indeed.
A handful of tables for randomly generating a colorful history for castles and other fortresses.
The Horn of Seven Seals can remove many of one's inate inhibitions, allowing for greater effectiveness in battle. This can come at a hefty price, however.
Fueled in large part by the Bearer's own will, this crown allows the right person to sit in judgement over other mortals.
A sampling of 30 gods, separated into pantheons.
Sometimes, an item is not enchanted, but instead, a person's acts resonate so strongly across the planes of magic that their touch is forever remembered on the physical world. This is the tale of such an item.
A thaumatechnological weapon, an example of the marriage between intricate technological innovation and sophisticated magic engineering.
The ultimate tool of The Hunter; a bow that comes with seven different types of arrows.
Or, 30 Ways for Mad Science to go Delightfully Awry
Seven deadly sins plague man kind
Arrogance, Lust, Envy, Greed, Wrath, Sloth, Gluttony
Seven deadly blades for man to find
For man to cause the world great agony
Not all hammers are tools of creation. Some are made for destruction, and some rare few truly excel at it.
With but a name, these places fill common folk with apprehension and dread
A dagger wielded in defense of the Modoc tribe, freezing its enemies in their tracks.
Give your magic item a quick history. Then use the history to tie a whole bunch of things together that will make you look like a genius.
The Nomin gypsies have a fiddling competition every year, known as the Danse de Velose. Beaters hit out the rhythm on taut drums and the competitors start to play, slowly at first. Youngsters can compete, but are soon pulled away by worried mothers, before the competition becomes too dangerous. After two hours the haunting tune has become dazzlingly fast. You can resign at any time, but the moment you make a mistake you receive an arrow through the neck. Strings may snap, but the players must play on. The whole affair never lasts much longer than three hours, and the last fiddler playing is crowned king of the gypsies.