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Cheka Man
February 3, 2015
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 3.400000
A Grave Problem    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

The PCs are in a graveyard, when as they are passing a noble tomb with a certain symbol embossed on the door, the magic user in the party hears a voice from being the tomb door begging to be let out. What do the PCs do?

crucifiction
January 15, 2015
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
The Broken Peace    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Goblins descended on civilised land from the east nearly one thousand years ago. Now, it's time to descend upon them with all the fury they have shown us they are capable of.

PoisonAlchemist
October 17, 2014
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 4.833333
Silverfox Mill - Part II    Plots  (Discovery)   (Multi-Storyline)

The town of Silverfox Mill was a quiet place for many years, but this peaceful town has begun to unravel. The arrival of the Usury Guild drained the populace of their livelihood, forcing many into poverty, alcoholism, and prostitution. Complicating this trying time the town has recently lost its most beloved citizen, the wizard Osric Skanderbag. With his absence it seems the long-dead witch Anna has been raised to murder and poison, but this may be a front for more contemporary threats.

valadaar
August 27, 2014
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
30 Sea-bottom Encounters    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

The Sea hides many secrets in its depths, here are 30.

Scrasamax
January 26, 2014
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
A New Pass...    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

The Odaneimo Mountains aren't exactly the sort the bards talk about, they dont tear at the sky or trip the gods. They are still tall enough that you just can't go hiking over them. There are just two passes through them, Oshen Pass down in the south, and Zoran pass, in the north. It would be worth a pretty penny if someone could find a middle pass through.

Diad, Teamsters Guild-boss

Kassy
May 28, 2013
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
Onyx Guardians    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

Atop a nearby rise the infuriated priestess stood, taking in the unfolding scene in the

valley below. How dare these metallic, roaring, foreigners loot their temples. She offered

up a silent, vengeful prayer to her gods, may their wrath befall these intruders!

Moonlake
May 27, 2013
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 2
Votes: 5 / 3.500000
Chinese Whispers    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

A scroll of rumours, Chinese Whispers style

OmegaDraco
February 20, 2012
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 2.666667
Bavmor's Folly    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

"Bavmor could not possibly have known that the flask was incomplete due to the magical method of its creation. Had Bavmor taken an alchemical approach, he would have known that 10 more ingredients have yet to be found."

- Fitchinger the Great

Dragonlordmax
November 20, 2011
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.600000
What hath Science Wrought?    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Or, 30 Ways for Mad Science to go Delightfully Awry

Nafar
October 15, 2010
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 2.416667
Code 7777SOHAT    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

The hacker had breached the final firewall and was typing code into the command prompt: code/7777SOHAT. Images flashed up on screen and he gazed in terror at what he saw.

Murometz
July 22, 2009
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
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The Line of Thune    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

In the chosen families, the son was always more dangerous than the father.

manfred
July 28, 2008
Hits: 3751
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
Under the track    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

- "This is train CIV1181, kilometer 15 right after the station. There is a person close to the track on my left side. Could you send somebody to look at it."
- "Understood. Anything suspicious?"
- "He simply lies there. And I think he was there yesterday, too…"

Grey
May 20, 2008
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.000000
One man's plush toy...    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

Buttons, how could you?

Silveressa
May 16, 2008
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.642857
Another ghost in the graveyard?!    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

A strange group of ghosts plague the grave yard, only seen under the light of the full moon and known to drive most men mad that hear their gibbering speech.

(A simple plug in side-quest with a twist, that is left a little generalized to fit in with any fantasy campaign with minimal prep work by a gm.)

manfred
March 21, 2008
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
The Fourth Night    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

"Did ya hear that? There’s riches found every night, all over the town! No way you can miss that!"

manfred
June 30, 2007
Hits: 2676
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
The Enemy Dice    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

This was such a nice place to spend a good evening. Now, everyone who wins a little money is found dead the other day! I bet the owner is up to something…

Agar
May 15, 2007
Hits: 4266
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.350000
The Lonely Planet    Plots  (Discovery)   (Mini-Campaign)

That’s no moon ...

manfred
March 26, 2007
Hits: 4840
Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.464286
The Mortuary Hotline    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

"What, never heard of it? I thought a young hacker like you would already know. Well let me tell you…"

the Wanderer
February 22, 2007
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 2
Votes: 2 / 4.250000
Superstitions and Fables    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

We’ve all heard them over the years, and in every story there is a grain of truth…

Ria Hawk
January 6, 2007
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
The Young Lord from Far Away    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

A mysterious young nobleman is making quite a stir in the court, and not all are pleased about it…

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The Candle-Eyed Man

       By: Murometz

The third son of a candle-maker, and secretly a spy, Tsiao Fong Wei betrayed his family, clan, and town to the merciless Qongg Dynasty, causing the deaths of his own family members. He survived to an old age hiding out in the country side and keeping a low profile. One day however, the “Paper Knife” finally found Tsiao Fong Wei , and exacted his revenge on behalf of the folk, dead and tortured.

After a furious struggle, the “Paper Knife” plunged twin burning candles into the eyes of the traitorous old man and laughed, as Tsiao Fong Wei howled in dismay and pain. Some say Tsiao Fong Wei died that day. Others say that the old man somehow escaped despite his sudden anguish and utter blindness.

The truth is lost to time.

But to this day the children of the Red-Ridge County towns and villages are told by their parents to always beware twin lights in the darkness and to never venture into the woods at night, and to keep an ear open for the Groaning Ghost, for somewhere out there Tsiao Fong Wei the Traitor, now a vengeful spirit, stumbles about the darkness moaning and wailing, candles still sticking forth from out of his otherwise empty eye sockets. And though the candles plunged into his eyes all those years ago were a’flame going in, now the wax protuberances are somehow lit from within and burn without, and two flickering lights in the darkness, always portend his coming.

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