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Alavandrion
January 27, 2013
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.700000
Kalraka Dzeik – The Lightning's Will    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

Kalraka Dzeik is a sentient lightning storm with a following of cultists. It has much in common with a natural disaster or a plague; it starts at a single point but spreads like wildfire if given the chance. It is capable of terrible destruction, and will take heroic effort to stop, if it can be stopped at all.

meteorit
January 15, 2013
Hits: 1556
Comments: 14
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 4.916667
The Sorcerer's Knot    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

"We followed the map as best we could, periodically checking our bearings using the chronograph and the sextants that the seer had given us. Eventually we found the deserted location that corresponded to the coordinates on the rapidly disintegrating map. And we began digging...

"We started a trench that went down about fifteen feet into the baking sand and headed due South. After a few hours our spades rang with the sound of steel on stone and as it did so the group gathered round to see what we had hit. Some hand digging revealed a dark black stone that had been carved with a strange texture on it's surface like a series of overlapping layers of petrified tendrils frozen for perhaps a thousand years. It looked and felt utterly alien, and yet our goal lay in the centre of this forbidding artefact.

Shadoweagle
January 9, 2013
Hits: 403
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.312500
Maddux    Systems  (Geological/ Geographical)   (Defining)

Changing the Maddux is a difficult as changing the weather. And like the storm on the horizon, all one can do when Maddux sings is to prepare yourself as best you can.

Shadoweagle
December 20, 2012
Hits: 813
Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.777778
Fields of Flesh    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

Lavish glade and lush green field,

Wizen'd oaks; to the blight all yield.

Weeping trees of crimson blood,

the Fields of Flesh turn life to mud.

Will you tread and smile and sleep

where devils dance and angels weep?

meteorit
December 19, 2012
Hits: 581
Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.750000
The Maritime Bank of Martinesse    Systems  (Mercantile)   (Historical)

Captain Blackthorn grimaced against the salt air that sandblasted his face. His men were weary, his ship was falling apart and the hold was replete with treasures beyond counting. It was time to head home and enjoy the bounty that years at sea had brought them. As he braced himself against the pressing squall he considered the conundrum of converting said bounty into a transferable asset that could easily be spent without arousing suspicion of the local militia or the jealousy of rival pirates. If only large amounts of wealth could be represented on something as light and unobtrusive as a piece of paper. But then Blackthorn had a idea:

"I know what we'll do! We'll bury it!…"

Scrasamax
December 14, 2012
Hits: 642
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.583333
30 Pieces of Horse Brass    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

Not all magic items are for humans. Rewrite of my original and premiere submission, Horse Brass

Forganthus
November 29, 2012
Hits: 779
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.454545
Non-Euclidean Architecture: Part 2    Systems  (Architectural)   (Specific)

In which more methods are expounded by which one may refine a dungeon to more sublime levels of confusion.  

This isn't nonsense--this is logic!

Forganthus
November 22, 2012
Hits: 344
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.500000
Psuedo-Imaginary Dinosaurs    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Forest/ Jungle)

We were crossing a ridge when Corgan was lifted off the ground by something.  "Shoot it!  Shoot the tyrannosaur!" he screamed as blood streamed from the puncture wounds that had opened up in belly.  I fired into the empty space above him to no effect.  Then Corgan's ragged corpse dropped to the forest floor, and I was alone.  Utterly alone.  There was no dinosaur.  There was nothing.

caesar193
October 29, 2012
Hits: 481
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.250000
Opprimere    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Sentient)

A sword with a mission

Dossta
October 24, 2012
Hits: 991
Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.750000
30 Things That Grow in a Dwarven Beard    Systems  (Agriculture/ Husbandry)   (General)

Dwarven beards are rich habitats for the enterprising critter.

Chaosmark
October 21, 2012
Hits: 710
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.600000
Cela Ardonyth    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

"I will give man his threescore and ten, and then give him more. Death himself will fall before me."

valadaar
October 16, 2012
Hits: 597
Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.214286
Seven Wonders of the Dwarven World    Locations  (Other)   (Other)

Seven wonders of the Dwarven World

Dossta
October 15, 2012
Hits: 427
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
Othamm, the God of Completion    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

Patron deity of the Cult of Done, Othamm is always working to counter Mathom's influence.

axlerowes
October 7, 2012
Hits: 661
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
A Dwarf on the Water    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A story about a young Dwarf, the girl he met and the Goddess he insulted.   

Murometz
October 2, 2012
Hits: 864
Comments: 20
Ideas: 1
Votes: 13 / 4.653846
Dwarven Pets    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Underground)

Pets mind you. Not exotic monster companions. No saddled dire-boars to be found here. No purple worm caravans.

valadaar
September 30, 2012
Hits: 648
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.050000
30 Dwarven Treasures    Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)

A set of 30 Dwarven Treasures, for finding, or stealing.


Chaosmark
September 28, 2012
Hits: 562
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
Murderblaze    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

 ...And 'lo, the days of Bennu drew to a close, and he built himself a pyre from which to be reborn in cleansing fire. But trickery snared his form, blackening radiant feathers to twilight...

axlerowes
September 25, 2012
Hits: 822
Comments: 15
Ideas: 3
Votes: 7 / 3.714286
Beardspiders    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Beard grooming is a life-long process divided between two schools of thought:  harsh mineral treatments or more the natural approach.  The popular naturalist approach requires beard-spiders that live off lice, fleas and other small insects.

Dossta
September 25, 2012
Hits: 686
Comments: 19
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.600000
10 Dragon Lairs, Denizens & Hoards    Locations  (Fortification)   (Any)

A grab-bag of draconic goodness, ready to plug into a variety of settings from Steam-Punk to Modern to Fantasy.

axlerowes
September 23, 2012
Hits: 769
Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.428571
Four Forges: A simple board game played by Dwarves    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Non-Magical)

All dwarves in the Ven mountains are familiar with this simple game.  Though elaborate and colorful game board have been craft, the game is simple enough that you could out line a board in the dirt and play with four handfuls of stones. 

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       By: CaptainPenguin

In a certain nation, no-one except the Emperor is allowed to have a name. Therefore, the people give themselves pseudo-names called "callings". Examples of callings: A family is known as the Red Sparrow family. The father is called Swooping Red Sparrow. The wife is Bright Red Sparrow Blue Lizard because she was called Bright Blue Lizard before marriage. Their daughter, until she becomes an adult, is Daughter of Red Sparrow. Their sons are Eldest Son of Red Sparrow and Younger Son of Red Sparrow.

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