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Scrasamax
March 15, 2015
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.500000
Aerostat    Locations  (Establishment)   (Other)

Habitats and stations that float

Morte
February 4, 2015
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
The First of Cities    Locations  (City)   (Other)

"Riversheart! Center of Civilization, of the Holy Empire! Long may that City reign supreme!"

Jarden Ruthpole, drunk peddler

Arracor
November 15, 2014
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
The Aetherium and the Nature of the Soul    Locations  (TransWorld)   (Other)

An explanation of souls, spirits, and what happens after death. Part of my main setting, first introduced in Primal Essence, Primals, and the Creation of the Realms.

Arracor
November 14, 2014
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Primal Essence, Primals, and the Creation of the Realms    Locations  (TransWorld)   (Other)

An origin story for the main setting I build in. There are aspects missing, and certain things need proper names. In addition, there are related topics I'll write about in other, related submissions, and the whole setting has a 'phase 2' (or sequel setting) in a hypothetical future where certain, massively world-changing events take place. I'll list related submissions at the bottom, as clickable links.

valadaar
May 30, 2014
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 2
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
The Falling Castle    Locations  (Fortification)   (Other)

It was said that the King fell from grace so abruptly that the earth opened up beneath his citadel so he could fall for eternity. This is exactly what happened...

Down it falls, a great concentric castle of dark stone. Cracked and broken, though upright, pieces large and small fall together in concert, frequently dashing against each other, or drawing apart to create wide gulfs to expose the hungry blackness below.

And in this tumbling castle, there sits a king, his head heavy with his crown, his hands clutching his throne in unending terror.

dark_dragon
May 2, 2014
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.900000
Burly Bill's Beautiful Beverages    Locations  (Other)   (Other)

In a time when synth-brewing and artificial concoctions are the norm, Burly Bill's Beautiful Beverages stands out amongst the gleaming storefronts with its dark oak frames around stained glass windows.

valadaar
April 1, 2014
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
No votes
Kelevest    Locations  (Regional)   (Other)

A cool, Northern land, populated by the strange Maskenfolk

valadaar
November 18, 2013
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 1
No votes
Athrillia    Locations  (World)   (Other)

A Sundered Realm, flotsam of a world.

Cheka Man
November 17, 2013
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
Fort Hard    Locations  (Fortification)   (Other)

The fort seemed like every small boys dream, but in fact it was a very well made magical prison, and the young prince only learned the truth when it was too late and the magic sucked him inside, his cries from his now inch high body too quiet to be heard.

dustyjohnson
August 7, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.250000
The Books of the Holders    Locations  (Establishment)   (Other)

"Has he got any magic stuff on him?" the librarian asked. "You know, magic sword or wand or such?"

"Of course," Glacier answered, annoyed at the question. Dragus the Reaving Knight wielded the Black Sword as everybody knew. "What's that got to do with anything?"

The librarian smiled. "Well, that just made finding him much easier, that's all. See, what you need is the Books of the Holders."

dustyjohnson
June 24, 2013
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
The Dreaming Chamber    Locations  (City)   (Other)

Umbra may have trapped Prima's body, but she is free in her village of dreams.

Scrasamax
June 22, 2013
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.500000
Vetmuara BioSciences    Locations  (Establishment)   (Other)

Located in the Eurasian Alliance Balkanistan Principality, Vetmuara BioSciences is the bottom of the barrel for human cloning.

Darkornyx
March 9, 2013
Hits: 443
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.000000
Mriulnarth, Heart of the Demons    Locations  (City)   (Other)

" As long Mriulnarth still stand, damnation will always occur "

- Emperor Averemarn I

valadaar
October 16, 2012
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.214286
Seven Wonders of the Dwarven World    Locations  (Other)   (Other)

Seven wonders of the Dwarven World

Silveressa
June 10, 2012
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Comments: 31
Ideas: 4
Votes: 16 / 4.906250
The Nexus    Locations  (City)   (Other)

"Living in a town that sits on a dimensional nexus can wear thin after a while. It's not so much the crawling shadows, bizarre weather, or late night visitors from places that never existed; but carrying on with your normal life and trying to act like nothing out of the ordinary is going on in your little corner of the world that gets to you."

A small rural town with surreal secrets, that happens to be situated on a dimensional crossroads, suitable for modern day supernatural/mystical/horror campaigns.

Scrasamax
May 10, 2012
Hits: 959
Comments: 4
Ideas: 1
Votes: 3 / 5.000000
30 Scenes Inside an Arcology    Locations  (City)   (Other)

A build a mile tall with 50,000 people in has a lot of room for action and intrigue

hylandpad
October 5, 2011
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
The World Forge    Locations  (TransWorld)   (Other)

"Some call it 'the Realm of the Builders' - the Ark refers to it as 'Dius Factorsitius Terravae' or 'The Forge of Worlds.' My opinion? Well, I think it's more of a garden, to be honest."

-Author Dreu, van Heinhelm Household Cleric 

Agar
August 14, 2011
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 2.700000
The Vortex Well    Locations  (Other)   (Other)

A new take on hell that leaves you gasping on the edge of panic.

Siren no Orakio
August 9, 2011
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.833333
The Non    Locations  (Other)   (Other)

Those cast out of eternal life by the Great God Juffo find themselves lost forever in the Non. Here, away from both His Holy Warmth and the cold, harsh vengance of His Adversary, Zeln, there is truly nothing.

Dossta
August 9, 2011
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.875000
Katumus    Locations  (TransWorld)   (Other)

A soul that feels no remorse for the sins it has committed in life is unfit for paradise in the afterlife.  Only those who fully grasp the weight of the harm they have visited upon others and repent are offered a chance at atonement.  Only those who atone for their sins are allowed to move on.  

-- The Book of Reprieve, 11:36:01

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       By: Grendel

The Door

A nifty little encounter appropriate for any powerful sorcerer/magically adept monsters lair.

When the party have penetrated to an appropriatly impressive level/room they encounter The Door, this door is a vessel through which the Sorcerer/Monster can safely work against any intruders, the door is heavy duty iron bound studded oak wrought with craft skill and magic, set in the middle is a crystal orb, once the party get within a preset distance the orb flickers briefly as the door warns its "master" of the intruders, the master can then effectivly possess the door itself, this means that all movement the door is capable of (i.e. opening and closing) come under the control of the master, the master can also cast spells from the door as if he were there himself, all the while any damage that is inflicted in return merely damages the door, this will in effect ruin any of the parties chances of surprise, allow the master to assess the parties abilities while remaining safe and sound and finally will probably cause the party to waste some of their juicier items/spells on a chunk of wood and iron, and if the master happens to have a deadly spell or three it could also reduce the size of the party,

Of course if you wanted to be really nasty you could have the door open to admit one person and then slam shut on the second person (squish) whilst blasting away with every spell in the mastrs repetoir

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