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axlerowes
January 18, 2015
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Votes: 5 / 4.900000
The Last Mind Flayer    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

Even evil gets lonely.

Forganthus
June 7, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.923077
A Spell Called Catherine    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

When a wizard named Mendalus develops a spell that summons an obedient woman named Catherine--exactly like any other summoning spell--it creates chaos in the wizard-metropolis of Meltheria, as many interested parties struggle to understand the nature (and legality) of the Catherine spell, while vast fortunes hang in the balance.

Kassy
May 29, 2013
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 17 / 3.558824
Valus Longflower    NPCs  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

“Many hungry people in these parts and the roads are dangerous. So you have a choice, you can give us most of your provisions to feed the starving, or all your silver to pass safely. The choice is yours, wanderer.”

Kassy
May 28, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 2.571429
A Noble Rest    Locations  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

For those who enjoy comfort and discretion, and don’t mind paying a few extra coins

during their stay in Ak-Var.

Kassy
May 28, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.000000
The Square Of Heroes    Locations  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

This great square lies a few feet below the level of the surrounding streets. A place of where emotions run high; a place of both awe, and despair.

Kassy
May 25, 2013
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 16 / 2.937500
Wishmaster    Items  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

They were made as a promise of everlasting peace and unity. One has been opened to prevent a war. A second sits on display in a Dwarven hold. The last has vanished, and to this day, has never been found.

Kassy
May 18, 2013
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.500000
Etherleaf    Items  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

An interesting little idea I came up with. Also my first attempt at a 100 Word Challenge.

Scrasamax
May 15, 2013
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.142857
Dwarven Sapper    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

Sneaky bastards, the lot of them

axlerowes
May 6, 2013
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.875000
Flowers Of Innocence And The Killer Of Undertown    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

What does it mean to be Innocent? The flowers seem to know...

Scrasamax
April 25, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 4.750000
Batman Corps    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

It's not who we are, it's what we do

Scrasamax
June 30, 2012
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.800000
Arachnoquake: The Game    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

Giant firebreathing spiders attack the city!

Ted
March 21, 2011
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.400000
The King's Issues with Ale...    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

The King has an issue about the ale that is extremely popular in his nation...

axlerowes
September 29, 2010
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
The Law for Objects in Space    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

On a planet with no name, a group of lawmen must protect a colony nobody has heard of from the universe’s most effective killers. All the while preserving the safety of both the guilty and the innocent in an effort to make society more about dignity and freedom than profit and force.

RGTraynor
July 13, 2010
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Ride My See-Saw    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)


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RGTraynor
July 13, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 2.500000
I Know You’re Out There Somewhere    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)


manfred
January 27, 2009
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
Emotion 17    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

- "What about that one?"
- "They say he was a chipper back then. Took over his whole family and many more. And now, now he’s a real zombie."
Fingers snapped before his face, he didn’t notice. He just kept shuffling his cards again, that is all he did. A tear ran down his cheek. He missed the Emotion again.

manfred
November 28, 2007
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 1
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Hacker Stories    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

Riders of the virtual waves, what is new in your world?

Wulfhere
August 22, 2007
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.437500
Beyond the Sea of Serpents    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

In a land known only as legend, in a tower that could only be myth, beings of immortal evil wait for freedom.  The Ones who Hunger for Pain are coming to give it to them.

necromancer
March 24, 2007
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.250000
The Truth War    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

Long has the question of truth been pondered. Long has this been a folly few recognise in time. A killer, a soldier even with a sword is one thing. But a killer who thinks he has found a definite truth, which he decides to fight for, is the most dangerous man in the world.

manfred
February 12, 2007
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Comments: 19
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.428571
The Undertown Killer    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

To be a detective is not the fun it seemed.

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       By: Monument

THE COVEN
When the characters approach a clearing in the forest, they will see 4 ogres who are guarding, and preventing from escape, 4 human males, and 3 human females. The ogres will see the party and leap to attack. The females will scream "OUR SAVIORS!!" and run screaming straight across the currently forming battlefield, in between ogres and party members, to hide behind the rearmost party members. They will be safe there. The males will try to skirt the battle to the north side to join the women.

To the south, giants will be hiding in the thick underbrush until the party has engaged the ogres and then attack the most opportune target EXCEPT the ones that the females are next to.

It should be noted that the female commoners are not female commoners at all, nor are the male commoners actually male commoners. The female commoners are the hags, who have polymorphed themselves as the commoners in their stewpot to escape detection. The males skirting the battle are actually MORE ogres, the hags were in the process of polymorphing ALL the ogres into regular humans for ambush purposes. The REAL commoners are already dead, having found their way into the coven's cauldron for dinner.

The hags (the women) will position themselves near to any spellcasters in the rear first, and then near anyone else in the back of the fight. The ogres (the men) will wait until the hags shift form, and then attack first the rear folks, then shift into the melee.

It is possible that the characters, as they approach the ogres, will notice the giants in the bush, and be able to warn the others of the ambush.

GAME NOTES: If you sell the screaming women correctly, they will not even be suspected until it is too late. Therein lay the problem. This encounter is ESPECIALLY deadly to the rear eschelon of the party. It is entirely possible that the hags will finish off half the party before they even realize they have been duped. Caution is required if the game master wishes to avoid a TPK(total party kill).

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