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manfred
November 8, 2005
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The Stuck Chimney    Locations  (Establishment)   (Other)

Long ago it was the ‘Sleeping Bull’ or something, but everybody calls it The Chimney nowadays. All because of the atmosphere, it is thicker than the soup they serve here, as some patrons like to claim.

esaquam
November 8, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 3.000000
The Full Goblet    Locations  (Establishment)   (Other)

The Full Goblet is a modest-sized, working-class tavern (public house), run by Hilgar.  Hilgar is a bit over the hill and shabby, as is the general establishment.  However, good solid fare at a decent value, and a regular and noisy clientele, keep the place in business, and the bar is also well-situated to bring in travellers.

Scrasamax
November 8, 2005
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Votes: 10 / 3.400000
Madam Pernouds Alehouse    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Located in the lower part of the community, Pernouds is the epitome of sleazey establishments. The floors are dirty and smell of excretement, urine, and worse. The chairs are ramshackle built, and the tables are all in poor shape.

Scrasamax
November 8, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Samoyeds Bootery    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Nestled in between the other vendors and shops in the market is a small shop, humble in appearance, yet exclusive in clientele…

Scrasamax
November 8, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Guildensterns Book House    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Wizard’s Shop? Where’s the Magic Shop? What sort of rubbish are you going on about sir?

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.875000
Chrisia's ShadowShop    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

It is a colorful shop, full of dolls, puppets, mannequins, small statues, and other things that are just "shadows" of a human. That is what this shop sells.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.000000
Alanus's General Store    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

It was a single store that sold a variety of good made by a variety of people. It was such a novel concept that most people will dislike it. "It is just not the way we do things around here", they would say. Yet they still buy things here.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Argus's Cart / a Blue Cart    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Argus is like most of the carter’s in the city. He works out of one of the inns, where they actually prepare the food. (It is loaded into the cart there and kept warm by stoked coals and ash.) The Blue Rose carts are served by a consortium of inns, while a bit more expensive than standard cart food is well worth the price.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
Red Tiles    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

The city has clay tiles on its roofs. This is the bane of sneaky thieves in the city. So where do these tiles come from? And why does anyone think there might be an adventure related to this.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.000000
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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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
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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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
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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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.000000
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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Ideas: 0
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.

MoonHunter
November 6, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Aviansis    Locations  (Area)   (Desert)

The wind blows out of the West. It is warm and gentle. It rolls over the rough terrain. A man is standing, one foot on the soft sandy ground, the other stepping on the ruin of a once great column. He has a hawk upon his outstretched gloved hand. It takes flight.  This is Aviansis. This is the Wings of Sand.

Mourngrymn
November 5, 2005
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Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Venkis    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Located at the mouth of the River Vella, Venkis has a commanding view of the Bay of Pearls. On clear nights, occasionally the lights from Stormgarde can be seen across the bay. Venkis is the major shipping port for the kingdom and deals with most of the navel aspect of the military.

Mourngrymn
November 5, 2005
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Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Stormgarde    Locations  (City)   (Mountains)

Located in the northern most tip of the kingdom, it stands strong vigil over the mountain passes to the north and the sea passage to the west. Stormgarde, while a fairly good sized port, tends to be modestly populated city.

ephemeralstability
November 4, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 3.875000
The Amethyst Lake    Locations  (Area)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

A permanently frozen lake, high in the Askharnn mountains, associated with the strange legend of the Amethyst Dragon.

ephemeralstability
November 4, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.222222
Lazhkmazhon    Locations  (City)   (Mountains)

An impressive citadel in the Askharnn mountains. Their prohibitive laws on travel during the Winter months can be a problem for pilgrims and wanderers.

MoonHunter
November 2, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.100000
The Dark Oak Forest    Locations  (Area)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The Dark Oak Forest is a place of darkness, danger, and Evil. For reasons best not talked about, the Dark One has visited this place, twisting it forever.

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Hooper McFin's Two Shot Portal

       By: dudeington

Now, this ol' ramblin fellow tends to walk his talk a bit too far down the train sometimes.. So I'll be brief in my recantin' of how it was my Tavern "came to bein'" on the multiverse as a weave of it's own spell.. And how I'm even alive to tell the story!

You see it's simple really, trust me.. that's my specialty, keepin it elementary. And you can trust this old Bard.

Anyway, this one night these wizards get a ramblin' on about the temporal exististance of space and time and how it could be manifested in a weave of super dimensional space. whereupon the folded space would give rise to an infinite number of entrances and exits to one or many spaces. Now, seein' how my talkin' sometimes get's locked into the way us folks used to talk back in the ol' west. These wizards didn't know I was a master of the word. and I had heard everything they said. They were also a bit over the wagon, while I was steerin' the show.

So that's how it came to pass, I struck a bargain with the wizards. They come to me in the morning and conjure up their idea into reality and I'd pledge them my life, my existance.. in essence my soul. but in a much nicer sense of the word. So they came by in the morning a half remembering our talks the prior evenin'. And I recanted their words verbatum, and that's how it came to be. The spell was complete that afternoon. My tavern would be the super dimensional cube that would exist in this weave of space and time, folks could come and go as they please, knowin in mind some of the rules and limitations set forth.

A few of 'em as follows.

No feller can be causin a ruckus inside any of my fine establishments, as always rule number one god damnit.

n' second the portal works kinda tricky. When ya outside ya cast the spell and lend your will to luck a bit and regardless the doors to the bar will appear, the windows a luminescent amber.. you can hear the chattee but ya can't see in. And the catch is the door might be locked, in which case you chalk it up to lady luck and go walk off and try again in an hour. Now most times the door pops right open and from the outside you always come in the front door, immediately greeted by myself or one of our many fine patrons of Hooper McFin's Ale & Steakhouse.

Now when ya cast the spell from inside the Tavern, another catch comes up. The back door is mainly a secret for the non-initiated staff and the regulars but for sake of the prose let's assume we all know there's a secret door in the back with a portal there. Now when you go on through this one, you got two scenario's you oughta be aware of. One is ya pop outside relative to the same spot you came out. The other is, you walk back on into this one or another of our many Hooper McFin's Ale & Steakhouse.

so it's a clever quantum railroad I got my tavern and my people's caught on. But, Hey the show's sure as always goin. ohhh' rutin tootin skidoodle -

** And that's it.. that's the only notes I found on the spell, apparently out there somewhere is a Tavern caught on the mighty ebb and flow of the multiverse. Well. at least I can put to rest my torment as to the condition now referred to as "Hooper McFin's Teleportation Paranoia".

Dr. Clarke T. Mulligan - Professional researcher of Time & Space.

Hooper McFin's Ale & Steakhouse

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