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Scrasamax
August 9, 2005
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Votes: 26 / 4.596154
Emhyr's Puzzle    Items  (Other)   (Cursed)

“I’ve got to finish it, I’ve got to…”

manfred
July 29, 2005
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 3.928571
Pildun Bowl    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Invented by the Pelezians, the ceremonial bowl became a part of the holy tradition, coupled with a most practical purpose.

(Made for religions of agriculture.)

Scrasamax
July 23, 2005
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 16 / 4.406250
The Dark Lantern    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Your eyes can lie. Blindfolds can slip away. The Dark Latern extinguishes the deception of light and shadow.

Monument
July 13, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.650000
The Niwrad    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Fairly small and innocuous looking, appearing to be little more than broken trinket, a dissassembled "ship in a bottle", this artifact of immense magical power only starts to show it’s power as you meticulously rebuild the ship in the bottle.

Stefan
June 20, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.944444
Bones of Casting    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Casting Bones - same as that used by witch doctors.

Lucint
June 10, 2005
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 1.769231
Demonic Flesh Graft    Items  (Other)   (Villanous)

Many men have fought demons, but few have ever become one.

Mourngrymn
May 20, 2005
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Comments: 24
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.312500
Noose of Redemption    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Have you or anyone you know ever been accused of a crime you didn’t commit? Been sent to the Hangman knowing you were innocent? Have you ever welcomed the noose to prove it?

CaptainMayday
May 16, 2005
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.541667
Imp Orb    Items  (Other)   (Sentient)

This small orb, perfectly spherical, a deep, but transparent red, and very reminiscent of a standard marble, but also holds and imp who can also speak to the mind of whoever holds it. It is one of a set.

Preacher
April 14, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.312500
Goryen's Key Stones    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Two parts of the same stone that when seperated, tend to exert a slight pull towards one another.

Dragon Lord
April 11, 2005
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.600000
Spirit Beacons    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

A magical beacon designed to attract minor spirits to the mundane plane

Agar
March 10, 2005
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 17 / 4.235294
Drow Spider Jerky    Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)

Thin, tough, gummy almost to a point of rubber, and pitch black in color, it was only by sheer accident that anyone outside the drow race ever learned it was food.

ephemeralstability
February 27, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.187500
Talezhwar's Bundle    Items  (Other)   (Cursed)

A small and horrible bundle of needles and dyes with a truly sickening history and unpleasant side effects.

Shadoweagle
February 25, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.166667
The Devils Luck    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

A small trinket, unseen for centuries. It could be found anywhere: Perhaps lying with another cache of coins in an abandoned monestary. Perhaps behind a glass casing of a coin collectors display. But those who know what this coin represents may be inclined to flip it during times of oppression. Doing so may become their salvation, or the instrument of their demise. So toss the coin if there is nothing to lose, and see if you have The Devils Luck.

MoonHunter
February 6, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.000000
Well of FireGems    Items  (Other)   (Campaign Defining)

These are artifacts of an earlier age. The Wells are symbols of a great power, that of the Eternal Flame, now lost to Humanity.

Or is it?

Scrasamax
January 8, 2005
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 17 / 4.558824
Munchkin Utility Belt    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

What is it that hangs from such a fine belt? Tis a sword of Righteous Slaying, and a Mace of Disintegration. A pouch of Perfect Invisibility Dust, and a wand of Endless fireballs?

Good sir, This must be the Belt of Munchkin-kind

Scrasamax
December 28, 2004
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 19 / 4.921053
Coldfire Urn    Items  (Other)   (Campaign Defining)

Flame burns hot, bringing warmth, life, and hope. Anti-Fire burns too, but it devours heat, and saps the will of life. Before the world could be inhabited, all of the coldfire, and anti-fire had to be collected an hidden away safely. The gods did this, placing it in an urn of brass and hiding it away from the world.

Maggot
December 9, 2004
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.285714
Generational Stone    Items  (Other)   (Campaign Defining)

Harbouring the accumalated memories of generations of the Uluun,it offers either great wisdom or raving insanity.

MoonHunter
December 9, 2004
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.650000
Magenta Rose    Items  (Other)   (Campaign Defining)

The Magenta Rose. A keystone item, its presence defines history. It is a rosebush, an Elven construct, a living reminder, which signifies the relationship between two kingdoms at odds.

manfred
November 30, 2004
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.428571
The Generals Eye    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

After long pondering and some testing, the Asakran army has finally allowed the use of advanced magic on the battlefield. This is the prototype of intense research.

Akuma
November 1, 2004
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 2.500000
golden golem soul coin    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Don’t just lug your loot around put it to work

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       By: Raptyr

Nine times out of ten, it’s the undead that do the running.

Not strictly animal or vegetable, the Corpse bud is a peculiar individual that shares characteristics from multiple kingdoms and species. In appearance, all corpse buds bear a shape of a large rounded top bud divided into four lateral segments, and a much longer, narrower bottom bud, also divided into four segments. Between the two halves are a set of four radial limbs, rounded on top and flat on the bottom, covered with tiny serrated hooks facing towards the body. In overall size, it’s limbs reach as wide as a spread hand, with the body being as thick as a fist. It is as long as a human hand from top to bottom.

Internally, the top bud of the corpse bud contains a bacteria filled membrane that produces the hydrogen that the corpse bud uses to stay aloft, and a series of fungal gills for the dispersal of spores for reproduction. The lower half of the bud contains a number of fine filaments, as well as a sharp barbed stinger containing a powerful local anaesthesia.

The Corpse Bud mobilizes by inflating its top bud, and steers by rotating its arms rapidly about its body. The corpse bud ordinarily drifts with the wind, orienting towards the scent of recent decay and death. It preys on the recently dead, burrowing the lower bud into the victim, using the anaesthesia in case the victim is dying, and not truly deceased. Once embedded, it releases its filaments into the body, replacing the current nervous system. This gives it full animation of the body, and allows the corpse bud to direct it.

Corpse buds are not a malevolent species, being primarily concerned with breaking down the host body for food, and infecting the reproductive cycle with spores in order to mate with other corpse-bud bodies. To preserve the corpse for this purpose, Corpse buds will seek out dry locations to prevent bacteria from destroying the corpses. This often causes a large number of corpse buds to gather in a single location.

In culture, Corpse buds are used to repair broken spines or degenerative diseases, as the sentient mind will easily overcome the mind of the non-sentient corpse bud. Once infected by a corpse bud, however, removal is usually fatal, and the infected individual cannot reproduce, or risk infecting another. Thus, it is a technique often reserved for the elderly, or a last resort.

Necromancers and other dark sorcerers will often preserve the corpses of their victims magically, and infect them with corpse buds, creating traditional undead as well, so as to seed their lairs with undead both offensive and non, in order to throw their enemies off balance. They will also enslave the rudimentary minds of the corpse buds, and transform the docile things into a plague. There have also been accounts of magically transformed corpse buds with stronger minds and a taste for living flesh, but thus far all accounts are unproven rumors.

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