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Silveressa
November 24, 2014
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 1
Votes: 10 / 4.350000
Swamps 101    Articles  (Regional)   (Swamp)

The classic swamp, filled with a purveying dampness and faint mist. Clouds of buzzing biting insects drift over vast expanses of soggy marsh and brackish water. Lone trees tilt towards the sky, struggling against the purveying rot.

Swamplands are a unique environment and therefore offer you unique game play options.

This article will give you ideas on how to bring your swamps to life and make the most of these interesting settings - regardless of how powerful the PCs are.

valadaar
April 1, 2014
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
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Kelevest    Locations  (Regional)   (Other)

A cool, Northern land, populated by the strange Maskenfolk

Renlim
October 8, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
The Sea of Sand    Locations  (Regional)   (Desert)

There are few places more treacherous than pools of quicksand save for a sea of quicksand. Those who tread here quickly find that the lust for adventure or coin might leave them with a sinking feeling of despair.

Longspeak
September 16, 2013
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Desert Rose    Locations  (Regional)   (Desert)

I dream of rain; I dream of gardens in the desert sand

--Sting, Desert Rose

MysticMoon
September 9, 2013
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.541667
Refuge Beneath the Waves    Locations  (Regional)   (Water)

"They said it would bring us a new age of wonder, of exploration, of excitement. I don't think this is what they meant: us scurrying around like rats in our cities of steam and steel, far away from the land and the sun."

axlerowes
January 6, 2013
Hits: 546
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
The Histories of the Spiked Sea    Locations  (Regional)   (Water)

Where Gods go to Grieve

Ted
October 3, 2012
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
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The Barony of Sour Fruit    Locations  (Regional)   (Plains)
Some location/geography planning, not really meant or intended for Strolenite judgement, moreso for idea spooling.

 

ephemeralstability
January 18, 2012
Hits: 801
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.166667
Jack and the Icicle    Locations  (Regional)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

A 100-word location, inspired by this (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_stalactite) and a classic fairytale.

Grey
February 13, 2009
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
The Black Dust Wastes    Locations  (Regional)   (Desert)

The wastes are cruel, and beneath the desolation they hide many secrets.

MoonHunter
October 19, 2007
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Larrens Creek    Locations  (Regional)   (Forest/ Jungle)

"It is amazing to me how this one little stretch of water has changed the course of history,"  History of The New Country by Collen D’Madden Blue Diamond Press

Wulfhere
September 1, 2007
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.857143
The Tarakhen Sea    Locations  (Regional)   (Water)

According to the legend, Dread Velsparge, Daemon Prince of the Myriad Hands, plunged into the Tarakhen Sea in a blaze of scarlet flame, throwing the whole world into ruin.

MoonHunter
August 16, 2007
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
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The Marches    Locations  (Regional)   (Plains)

The Marches be a vast sea of grass dividing the civilized parts of The Land.

MoonHunter
March 20, 2007
Hits: 7786
Comments: 7
Ideas: 16
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
Ocadian Desert    Locations  (Regional)   (Desert)

The Ocadian Desert is a desolate place. The spirit of the land has been crushed, changing the region from a series of islands with evergreen forests and animals in a shallow sea, to one of the most inhospitable places on the Sphere.

Murometz
February 14, 2007
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 3
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
Vox Piscis    Locations  (Regional)   (Swamp)

Wieberburl, home of the peculiar Book-Fish.

Maggot
April 30, 2006
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.642857
Garong's Heart    Locations  (Regional)   (Forest/ Jungle)

As the officer strides into the thick and oppresive pitch-black gloom of the jungle, he silently signals to his men to fan out in a classic Quarsooth battle-formation with a nervous hand-gesture. He is very tense, almost afraid. The soothing, omnipresent presence in his mind tells him that he has no reason to worry, assuring him that victory will belong to those noble warriors that carry the standard of the invincible race of Zor-Tanis.

But there is something else cutting through the easy promises offered by that pleasant, gently commanding entity in his mind, as if determined to seize all his attention and use it to torment his imagination until it begins to scream for mercy.  This something he cannot define and put words to, but it makes his skin crawl nevertheless. Despite the heat of the jungle, his blazing gold body-armor had suddenly become a chill prison that raises uncomfortable goosebumps along his chest.

Woried muttering from the rear tell him that his men like him, are unsettled. Turning aound in irritation, he begins to hiss at them to remain silent, afraid of alerting the very band of murdering monstrosities they have finally tracked into this eerie wilderness. It would be a rather embarassing matter for their commander if the very quarry they had been relentlessly pursuing for the past week or so, were to suddenly turn around and massacre all of them.

Too late he feels a something slithering around his neck. Fearful that it might be a pyhton, he reackes for his massive ‘‘fire-bow’‘, determined to incinerate the scaled menace before it can crush his larynx. But before his fingers even have a chance to close around the handle of the weapon hanging from his belt, another coil slithers out of the darkness and out of the darkness and pinions his arm, holding it in a painful crushing crip. As agony swamps him, he can vaguely hear a grim sound of cracking bones through the pain-filled haze that now holds him. His arm is being crushed. And then so quickly that his stunned mind has no time to register this new fact, there is no time left for more thought. The coil looped around his throat begins to squeeze, suffocating him. As the officer’s head begins to swim in the final moments of his life, he finally gains an excellent look at the thing that is stealing his life.

It is not a snake, but a vine. As if in response to this discovery, a now terrifyingly familiar roar of bestial fury rings through the gloom of the jungle..

Scrasamax
February 6, 2006
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Calcobrina    Locations  (Regional)   (Desert)

The Land of 1,000 gods, Calcobrina burns under the gaze of the Lion’s Eye.

Scrasamax
November 14, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.750000
Satur Nox    Locations  (Regional)   (Swamp)

There is a place where only the foolhardy and the greedy dare to go. Why do I say foolhardy, because of all of the poor souls who have entered that dark place…none have yet to return.

krome
November 9, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
The Vrynenwood    Locations  (Regional)   (Forest/ Jungle)

In the Vrynenwood, the leaves are not what they seem.

MoonHunter
September 4, 2004
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.250000
Bromine Lake    Locations  (Regional)   (Mountains)

Bromine Lake is a lake that is almost a very small inland sea. It is also special for other reasons. It always has the warmth of a living Human, no matter what the season. It is not a hot spring with its sulfuric chemicals. There are hundreds of theories, but no answers.

Even if they did, they would never believe it, as it has ties to the time of legends, to the time of Corvus.

Grendel
August 11, 2004
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.450000
Darken Glade    Locations  (Regional)   (Forest/ Jungle)

After an age of war against the enchanted Fay a dark demi realm of chaos was created, Inhabited by twisted insane denizens with the increasingly rare bastion of sanity, A place to truly frighten an bewilder any unwary adventurer

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An Atlantis-like island that rises from the bottom of the sea and brings magical technology with it.

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