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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..

Murometz
April 29, 2006
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Ideas: 91
Votes: 15 / 4.700000
One Hundered Twenty Three Islands!    Locations  (Area)   (Water)

The sea is calm, the morning mists clear, the seagulls cry out, and land comes into view

LamentoftheLost
April 25, 2006
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.437500
A Night's Rest    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

At the end of a long day it’s always nice to run across an unexpected inn…

MoonHunter
April 23, 2006
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.250000
The Eye    Locations  (Other)   (Other)

The Eye is known by a number of names: The Eye of Motoss, Eye of Argus, Night Eye of Day, Eye of “Insert God”, depending on the local legend. Motoss is the most common of names, based on the story of a man who could look into a box with a hole in the top and watch an entire land, its history unfolding before his eye.

MoonHunter
April 23, 2006
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.571429
ACL - The Water Column Building    Locations  (City)   (Any)

ACL INC -Arthur & Clark Labs (NasdaqNM ACLU) is an electronics and computer technology developer that specializes in cutting edge hardware and specialty appliations. There are fifteen ACL sites around the country. The local one is in the architectually notable Water Column Building.

Scrasamax
April 22, 2006
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.125000
Bir Beshig    Locations  (Ruins)   (Swamp)

A society lost to its own demands of innovation.

Scrasamax
April 21, 2006
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.818182
The Whalebone Forest    Locations  (Ruins)   (Water)

From the Observation Log of the Gnomish Inventor, Scholar, and Sub-Mariner Lezarde Kurye…

Scrasamax
April 15, 2006
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Falhath    Locations  (Country/ State)   (Any)

From a former Imperial Satrapy to the Kingdom of Trinistine, Falhath has had a colorful and varigated history.

Scrasamax
April 14, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.500000
Dreifach    Locations  (City)   (Mountains)

O Jewel of the Mountain, forget not your storied splendor…

quote of Darak One-Eye, historian

Murometz
April 8, 2006
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.700000
The Leviathan Pool    Locations  (Area)   (Water)

The Whales Graveyard.

MoonHunter
April 8, 2006
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.750000
Bylarian    Locations  (Continent)   (Any)

The Continent of Bylarian is much like the European part of the Eurasian continent. The Lands, which are west of The Great Divide Mountains are considered part of Bylarian.

Scrasamax
April 5, 2006
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Buzzards Bay    Locations  (City)   (Any)

The Port that Tea Built

Maggot
March 26, 2006
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 5.000000
Zibaba    Locations  (City)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Easily the largest city in the entire land of Yokaru and home to the infamous Keepers, Zibaba is a place simply teeming with the wild and rugged spirit of the bush. Welcome to the safari city.

MoonHunter
March 23, 2006
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.300000
Kastraad and New Pastello    Locations  (Area)   (Any)

Kastraad is a Keep and Bailey upon a good sized hill in the mid country. While there has been several battles not far from it, it has been a quiet location for a generation or two. Recently it was taken over by a New Lord, Sir DuKon. He and his few men at arms took the keep from the previous owner (a lazy braggart called Lord KelSen the Fat). After setting himself up as a Lord, he found himself in a difficult position of needing money and being unable to take it (or lands) from his better fortified neighbors. Thus the founding of New Pastello.

Scrasamax
March 18, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 4.285714
The Cathedral of Haracon    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

The focus of discontent between Vandergraff and Powlgraff, the Cathedral was built of ambition and rose marble.

Murometz
March 18, 2006
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.777778
Powlgraff    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

Powlgraff, The Fowl City.

Scrasamax
March 17, 2006
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
Vandergraff    Locations  (City)   (Other)

Milord I do present a uniquely industrious city located on the periphery of the Sea of Grass and the bawn of the Ganhojol Forest.

MoonHunter
March 17, 2006
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
The Purple Bowl    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

The Purple Bowl is a very nice place in a very bad part of town. From the outside, it seems like nothing but a grungy tavern. The inside reveals much more.

Murometz
March 12, 2006
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Comments: 26
Ideas: 14
Votes: 12 / 4.750000
The Black Market    Locations  (Area)   (Any)

What thieves convention can be complete without the ubiquitous Black Market! The specifics can obviously be as varied as one’s imagination. In fact, please consider this as the scroll it’s intended to be. The more stalls and booths the merrier!! Scras and I would like to see forty or so by next years convention. These are just twelve random ones we came up with. Some are quite standard, while others slightly more unorthodox. Maggot, your ‘thief bugs’ & their insidious proprietor go here.

Murometz
March 11, 2006
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.500000
Awanggis    Locations  (Area)   (Plains)

"A-Wan, A-Wan, A-Wan". Awanggis is an unassuming place blessed with good clean water from a subterranean source.

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at a place were magic gathers, for what ever reason, the trees of this place produce fruit that is filled with magic energies . these fruits when eaten cause different effects. much like the potion a wizard makes.

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