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Longspeak
May 1, 2014
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Votes: 6 / 4.750000
New Personal Best    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

Intense, personal stress can trigger expression, turning Baseline into Delta. In many cases, the stress comes from life-threatening danger. But in some...

Scrasamax
April 29, 2014
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.666667
30 Fairies    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

30 fairies

Scrasamax
April 26, 2014
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 3.727273
Evolutionary Theology    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Game Mastering)

From sticks and stones to the modern faith. (May be offensive to some readers, read with caution)

Silveressa
April 26, 2014
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.700000
Darkness and Shadows, Part 1 of 126    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

Part 1 of a Shadowrun novel, I wrote a few months back, that I decided to place up here for public enjoyment, and commentary, after yet another rejection letter for dead tree publication.

This novel is Rated R for graphic violence, adult situations, and general all around Cyberpunk goodness.

GM's and players may find it useful for character concepts/backgrounds and adventure ideas, enjoy, more to follow every week.

Kassy
April 25, 2014
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Kolburn Pierre    NPCs  (Character Sheet)   (Travelers)

Lounging around in the Cantina, Kolburn kept a watchful, yet unassuming eye on those around him as he finished the last morsels of what passed for a meal in this joint. Brushing off the crumbs, he glanced round, careful not to make eye contact with any of the other patrons who might later remember him as he made his way unobserved to the entrance and out into the cold of the port. He would come back and pay off his mounting tab, when he next came across a few credits, or found another odd job. After all, he wasn’t completely without his honour, unlike some people.

Longspeak
April 15, 2014
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 5.000000
Ellen Lancaster    NPCs  (Minor)   (Artistic/Performance)

Singing Her Own Song: Profiling Ellen Lancaster
--by Jamie Easton, New York Times
Ellen Lancaster is a woman who refuses to be labeled. Eschewing recognition, this powerful Delta seeks fulfillment through helping others find their voice. While her tale might seem one of rags to riches, she sees only a lifetime of riches, many of them far more precious than material wealth.

Longspeak
April 10, 2014
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.916667
Sarah Voltaire    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

Falling Toward Grace: Profiling Sarah Voltaire
--by Jamie Easton, New York Times
From one of the world's most powerful and prominent Deltas to part-time barista in Greenwich Village, the life of Sarah Voltaire might seem like a fall from grace. But spending a warm afternoon with her recently, I came to know a woman who has fallen not from, but towards grace.

axlerowes
April 5, 2014
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.500000
The Commandments of Koret    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

One day a man named Koret claimed to realize what was wrong with humanity. Shortly after that he claimed to have figured out how to fix all the world problems, and he wrote down a series of commandments aimed at saving humanity from themselves. Over 500 years after his teachings were literally set into stone people are still talking about what he wrote, and some are even trying to follow it.

axlerowes
March 31, 2014
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 5.000000
My Taalkastin Boatman    NPCs  (Minor)   (Natural)

After she ate the middle part of my wife’s body she gestured me out the door. Then she paddled me to the den of the Sage. All the while I stared at her rune marked back, my hand on the hilt of my sword, and I thought of my father and the hens.

Maggot
March 26, 2014
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
The Warriors of Jove    Society/ Organizations  (Mystical)   (Local)

''Rrrbit! Rrrbit! Great Jove has found you unworthy, human! Now prepare to die !''

Scrasamax
March 25, 2014
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.750000
Star Whale    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Space)

Methinks we have hugely mistaken this matter of Life and Death. Methinks that what they call my shadow here on earth is my true substance. Methinks that in looking at things spiritual, we are too much like oysters observing the sun through the water, and thinking that thick water the thinnest of air. Me thinks my body is but the lees of my better being. In fact take my body who will, take it I say, it is not me.”

? Herman Melville, Moby Dick

axlerowes
March 23, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
The Martell Griffin and the 8th Plague of Lake Superior    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Plains)

All you need to stop a brain is a bullet.

caesar193
March 12, 2014
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
Demon Summoning for Idiots    Systems  (Mystical)   (Specific)

An introductory text to the demands of demon summoning.

valadaar
March 11, 2014
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 4.285714
Valadaars First Submission Advice    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Citadel Help)

The author's quips and comments on making the most of your first submission

Scrasamax
March 10, 2014
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 5.000000
7 Things About GI Joe    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

Knowing is Half the Battle, red and blue lasers are the other half.

Murometz
March 8, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.111111
Gravediggers' Legacy    Items  (Equipment Listing)   (Combat)

A short tale about a shovel, a spade, and two trowels

Dragonlordmax
March 7, 2014
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.875000
Chrysander    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Sentient)

A sword containing the mind of a legendary general, and very picky who may wield it.

Murometz
March 7, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.800000
A Dozen Unusual Flowers    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

From the same school of thought as, "Hey GM, which book did I just randomly pull from the shelf of the wizards' library?" No plot hooks here, just flavor additions.

Scrasamax
February 26, 2014
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.750000
Dr Agamemnon Spengler    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Technical)

A tall lanky man with a distracted air, well versed in arcanotechnology, parapsychology, and a collector of molds, spores, and fungus.

Dozus
February 26, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.687500
Lescelina the Witch Queen    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Religious)
"Dat woman... She was terrible to behold. Terrible but beautiful. She sat on a great throne, surrounded by her gatorfolk servants. She stood and she looked mighty angry. She look down at me an' Tergryn an' de rest, and she yell in some strange tongue - de elf-folk, I tink. She had a fury in her soul, an' I could feel her evil eye on me. Doric - hui, poor Doric! - she had 'er gatorfolk slash his belly wit' his claws and tore out his entrails. De gobbled dem up... Poor Doric..."
- Jorif Grisold, survivor

She is the high priestess of Jampiri, the outcast of the Kanaar, the guardian of the gatorfolk. Swynmoor's resident witch is powerful and knowledgeable, keeping the natural balance in the swamps.

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       By: MoonHunter

Patterns in surnames: There are many ways a surname could have evolved over centuries. One possibility is migration. A Roman name may have traveled to France and hence to England where it was later Anglicized. Case in point - the surname Lawrence went from Laurentius (Roman) to Laurent (French) to Lawrence (English) and then to Lowry (Scottish). There is also natural etymological evolution. For example, a Middle English spelling may have evolved to a modern English spelling (e.g. Stiward to Stewart). Where did your character's Surname come from?

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