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MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Mathius's SharpShop    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Adventurers love sharp objects: knives, swords, spear tips, arrow heads, and so on. So where do they go to get these items?  A sharpshop, that is where.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Votes: 3 / 4.333333
Helioglyph's    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Helioglyph (his magical name) is a Talismonger, a maker of charms, talismans, holy items, and so on. This is the place where those seeking fine craftsmanship and good symbolism come. If you are looking for enchanted items, go elsewhere.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Votes: 2 / 3.250000
The Main Sail Smiths    Locations  (Establishment)   (Other)

The Main Sail Smiths is a business of renown in the Known World.  The shop is the premire sail maker for the Northern part of ThirdLand.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 2.750000
Cashmirius's    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Cashmirius’s is one of the finest cafes in the city.  It is does not have a large indoor seating area. The small tables with their crisp creme linens are crowded with stools.  If you sit inside, the host will often sit other people you don’t know at your table.  This is great for meeting new people, but it is tough if you are trying to have a private talk.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Votes: 2 / 4.750000
Establishments    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Every city, town, or large village will have businesses. Some will be inns, some stores, some people providing a service. They are all places for characters to get what they need, spend money, and a chance for the GM to hook the PCs into a new plotline.  So we are looking for distinct establishments, ready to be pushed in a not-yet-complete place.

Maggot
October 4, 2005
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Votes: 7 / 4.500000
The Great Market of Ushart    Locations  (Establishment)   (Water)

Welcome,o distinguished traders to the Great Market of Ushart! Here you will want for nothing when it comes to the exotic and wonderous!

Just mind that you have a strong stomach…

Monument
August 9, 2005
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The Courthouse    Locations  (Establishment)   (Plains)

In a country without real law, the Courthouse, a wondrous ampitheater of death, is the only place the commoners will recognize that disputes are settled permanently.

MoonHunter
July 13, 2005
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Basilica of Kestidel    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

In the great town plaza the magnificent edifice of the Basilica of Kestidel has stood for many generations. This elaborate gothic structure is the hub of power of the clergy. It has been a bastion of faith for the surrounding lands. Not only have the spiritual affairs of the populace been governed here but also it is a centre of the community that has proved resolute in time of crisis, whether through war, pestilence or famine. In the myriad of crypts beneath its sanctified grounds lie interred many thousands of bones of the dead, as these crypts are the place of burial for the worshipers.

MoonHunter
July 10, 2005
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Votes: 16 / 4.093750
The Ellis of Kestidel    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

The Ellis of Kestidel is the main building to register as a citizen of Kestidel. It is located outside of the city and thus must have its own defenses.

MoonHunter
July 8, 2005
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Votes: 7 / 3.857143
Neptune's Court    Locations  (Establishment)   (Water)

Below the white spumes of the wind blown sea, in the inky depths of the oceans vast domain, lie fantastic cities and civilizations undreamt of by surface dwellers. While most think tales of such are legends, the sea faring folk know better.

In the Great Blue Bay, there is a deep undersea drop canyon that leads to a great aquatic plain. Both surface dwellers and sea dwellers utilize the great aquatic forrest and harvest its bounty. Here the Lands of Men meet the Kingdom of the Deep. The place that they meet is called Neptune’s Court.

EchoMirage
May 9, 2005
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Votes: 19 / 4.973684
The Temple of the First Man    Locations  (Establishment)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A place more holy than any other

Essus
October 11, 2004
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Votes: 6 / 4.250000
House of the Abbot    Locations  (Establishment)   (Mountains)

Completely isolated from the rest of the world, the House of the Abbot is possibly the most remote location that can be found.

Scrasamax
August 14, 2004
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 19 / 4.815789
Knockers Dirty Clothes Place    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Nestled among the smaller and less noticed store fronts, hidden among the sundry vendors, and purveyors of beads, cheap jewelry, and meat-on-a-stick products in a small building that smells strongly of hot linen, cotton, soap…and goblin.

Scrasamax
July 14, 2004
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.100000
Rubens    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

To refer to Rubens a inn is an insult. There are no battered bars, or heaving bosoms, or the scent of stale beer and tobacco smoke. There are no crowded common rooms, or cheap entertainment. The flooring is plush, the rooms are exquisite, and the bill is out of this world…

Scrasamax
June 7, 2004
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Votes: 7 / 3.928571
The Grand Derby    Locations  (Establishment)   (Plains)

An oval a full mile and a quarter in circumfrence, infield thick with dark grass, surrounded by white fences and stands enough to seat two thousand spectators. The smell of hay, horse sweat, and excitement is strong in the air…

FASTFIRE
March 2, 2004
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Votes: 7 / 3.928571
The Paper Shrine of Laymeret    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

This large shrine the god Sunglory, is not famous for religious reasons as for architectural reasons.

Iain
February 13, 2004
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Votes: 14 / 4.785714
University of Linnarson    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

...In the hallowed halls of the University of Linnarson a glimpse may sometimes be caught of the Senior Masters, learned sages and masters of knowledge. They seldom leave their dusty studies full of learned tomes, other than to dine - each evening they will be found shuffling down the dimly lit corridors to the dark and shuttered Great Hall. After feasting at high table by candlelight they will be gone, returning once more to their studies. None but they know of their pact with death, how they have willingly embraced an eternal undeath in which to pursue knowledge, yet this is the reason for the darkened corridors and the shuttered hall, for those who are undead cannot abide the light of the sun…

Iain
January 17, 2004
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Votes: 7 / 4.571429
Monastery of Moldan    Locations  (Establishment)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The home of the reclusive Monk-Smiths of Moldan, unparalleled practitioners of the art of smithing.

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Sessiliths

       By: Murometz

Sessiliths (name based on the word sessile) are gargoyle-type creatures which are stationary, attached to the stone of whichever foundation they are bound to. Though they can move their extremities and limbs they are unable to move away from their particular perch. In lieu of swooping down and attacking like their mobile cousins the gargoyles proper, sessiliths are equipped with their own brand of mischief. The creatures are all able to verbalize and thus usually hurl vile insults and curses upon passersby. The cumulative effects of dozens of sessiliths cursing, screaming, and speaking in tongues, can have an effect of temporary confusion (or even discord) in those forced to listen to the shrieking stone gremlins.

Additionally, most possess the ability to "spout" or spit forth various undesirable projections, such as tar, boiling water, or even acid. While they can usually be avoided easily enough or even destroyed (their "bodies" feature the same defenses as gargoyles), sessiliths are usually placed in such a way as to hinder all trespassers and interlopers, narrow corridors, claustrophobic tunnels and other related "gauntlets", where they cannot be easily avoided. Like gargoyles, sessiliths come in all sorts of grotesque shapes and sizes, though they tend to resemble tiny horned devils, demonic amphibians, or simply distorted faces and heads, more often than not.

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