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Scrasamax
January 21, 2006
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Votes: 9 / 4.500000
The Wizard's Cache    Locations  (Fortification)   (Any)

It is a common conceit that banks, loans, investment and other features of the banking and financial system are entirely modern. This is far from the truth, as long as there has been money, there have been people who profitted from holding it and manipulating it.

manfred
December 31, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 19
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
Strange Places    Locations  (Area)   (Any)

This is a scroll of locations that are somewhat out of the normal.

Psalmanazar
December 21, 2005
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Votes: 5 / 4.100000
The Villa and The Penitents of Vaaski    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

“He was a Savior.”
“No, he was a Madman.
“A Saint.”
“A Monster.”
“A Criminal.”

Ancient Gamer
December 20, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Prince's End and The Memorial of Pinezano    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Today a new village is located on the same spot and all that remains of Pinezano is a memorial raised by Duke Valefinazzio himself after he dethroned the black hearted Prince. The memorial is a large statue of a mother bravely holding her child which is crying fearfully

Spark
December 16, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.625000
The Golden Frog    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

This tavern is the place-to-be establishment of Shorenar Vas, a bustling riverside trade town of Veldea. Each night the tavern packs full of practically every man with a heavy pocket and a round stomach in the town. Should you be in the area, there’s no place better for some good slop and a quick flop than the Golden Frog.

Mourngrymn
December 12, 2005
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Votes: 1 / 4.000000
District Zone 4 of Star Lake    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

The roads of zone 4 of Star Lake are uniformley white. The roads are cleaned nightly once the services of this district are shut down for the evening. With few reason to be in this area at night the militia closes it off and sets a patrol to make sure it is kept clean.

Mourngrymn
December 12, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
District Zone 3 of Star Lake    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

The roads in zone 3 are paved with bricks of black and blue. Trees line every path and street and the buildings are uniform in appearance. All having to look the same per a city decree set in stone ages ago with the founding of the academy. This zone is where Blackrose Academy rests. It offers a view of the lake from the highest portion of the island and has the added bonus of being on the eastern side of the island affording the best view of the sunset.

MoonHunter
December 12, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 7
Votes: 2 / 3.000000
Known World Villages    Locations  (City)   (Any)

This is the Arth component of the Random Villages thread. These are not so random, but the named ones and with a smattering of real randoms

Strolen
December 11, 2005
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Ideas: 104
Votes: 7 / 4.571429
Random Villages    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Awhile ago I started a small list of random villages…I think many turned out to be plots, but thought I would throw them out here for fun.

Spark
December 10, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.250000
The Tired Traveler's Tavern Guide    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

The Tired Traveler’s Tavern Guide (new with alliteration) is the beginning of a compilation of taverns and tavern resources for travelers of all realms, should as they need a place to rest or munch. Whether you need a fully-fledged tavern with history and a table map, or just a name to get you started, this should get you off on the right foot.

Spark
December 10, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
The Closed Fist and Open Palm Tavern    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

A closed fist and an open palm can solve all problems, at least according to the Jack of Irons. If you walk into this tavern, you might just receive both.

Spark
December 9, 2005
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 9
Votes: 10 / 3.800000
A Compendium of Tavern Names    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Taverns are the love of my life. This post is a compendium of around 100 tavern names, from fine dining to coarse fighting, to use in your campaign or world.

MoonHunter
December 7, 2005
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
City Image - Petordan - The Flag City    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Every city and village in this region has a flag tradition. The tradition started here.

MoonHunter
December 7, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
City Image - Twin Pole    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Twin Pole, like most Kerrenese cities, are defined by their terrain. Twin Poles is in a deep and broad river valley, with broad color banded walls, built upon one long raised promotory from which two tall "spires" rise. The water is broad, but not too deep around the "island", keeping bothersome the aquatic megafauna to a minimum. (Though the local Dinosaur Watercows are quite dangerous).

MoonHunter
December 7, 2005
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
City Image - Cambria    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Cambria, for the most part, looks like every other urban area. However, here the concept of Great Buildings has not only taken hold, but it has florished.

Cheka Man
December 7, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
City Image - Barrowtown    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Barrowtown grew up in the area that was a Royal Necropolis.It was noticed that the wights would slay any criminals in their area, not just those that disturbed their barrows, and so traders and merchants came there and slowly the city improved.

Cheka Man
December 6, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.000000
City Image - Pier Point    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Whilst it is part of Vandersil, because it brings in a lot of money in trade, Queen Yocasta is kind to her subjects and people can normally grumble without being executed for it.

manfred
December 4, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
City Image - Medhar, the City that hides.    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Settled two hundred years before, the people were fleeing war and tyranny. Establishing a comfortable existence in the fertile, but empty valleys, they soon learned who the lands belong to. A mighty dragon called only Death, came and burned the city to the ground, and later again, and again, sending with fire also his (hers?) evil laughter and shouts of pleasure at the destruction. The survivors did not wish to leave, and decided for a new strategy.

CaptainPenguin
December 4, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
City Image - Anorrus    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Anorrus, capitol of Marcosia, lies along both sides of the mighty and wide Rhenus River.

MoonHunter
December 4, 2005
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.833333
City Image    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Every city (or town or village) expresses its personality (or the cultural personality of its people) and its identity through its buildings, roads, and other pieces of engineering. They are permanent expressions of the local culture.

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