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axlerowes
June 9, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 3.750000
Pommel Stones Of Vohu Manah And The Breath-takers Mace    Items  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

The lost story of the pommel stones.

Moonlake
February 27, 2011
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
The intertwining of Time and Music    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

The story of a castle where time and the sound of piano intertwines 

Erfunden
October 23, 2009
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.416667
Imp Fire    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

More annoying than fairy fire ever was.  And much more deadly.

Ancient Gamer
September 2, 2007
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.555556
Post Mortem, Darkly    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

A second chance

manfred
August 9, 2007
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.857143
Field 7a    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

The large blades slowly rotate, feeding on the wind, you have seen the image before. But could these be feeding on something more?

Ria Hawk
July 2, 2007
Hits: 3122
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
The Tribe of Talna    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

The Great Bell has been rung, and the Tribe of Talna has been summoned.  Now someone must discover why random people are suddenly traveling towards an isolated range of mountains.

Agar
April 27, 2007
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.857143
Your money's no good here.    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

A wrong turn in an other wise well meaning curse leaves the PC’s in a tight spot…

Scrasamax
February 28, 2006
Hits: 11067
Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.600000
Clathrates    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

According to Ars Geotia the standard formations of power consist of ley lines, confluences and founts. this system has been long accepted, and is quite incorrect…

Siren no Orakio
June 24, 2005
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 16 / 3.781250
The /What/ Knight?    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

The Seer of Ceylon has had an ominous vision. A warrior clad all in black armor, a horde of demons at his back, and a woman equally vile at his side shall assault Ceylon in the coming weeks. Ceylon shall fall, and burn, and a darkness such as man has never known shall fall upon the world. To prevent this, he has called the PCs forth, and ordered them to slay the man in his vision…

macaroni
February 5, 2005
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
Sour Grapes    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

The PCs traveling through the mountain end up in the the small village of Bitterfruit, this tiny village is the epitome of paradise, but even paradise has its secrets.

Agar
December 14, 2002
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Dragon-lord's Gift    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

A village is being terrorized by a demon. Daerun, the Dragon-lord that claims this territroy, has decreed that before he will help any cause, he must have a gift to show that the cause needs his intervention. Now you must go and kill/capture some of the demons underlings to present to Daerun or the village is doomed.

Agar
November 15, 2002
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.700000
Karma    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

The village’s spiritual leader is fevered and babbling about ghosts. Is what’s plauging him an assault from beyond the grave, or of a more earthly source?

ephemeralstability
June 27, 2002
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.600000
Kalorsan    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

~ I’k atal si hen-uethian Kalorsani, hnath uetht-er k’atal Lueni.
~ To spill the blood of the Kalorsan is to spill the blood of men.

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       By: tinypoisonousfish

Bag on a Stick

Very simple gag but a great one, since it can be used multiple times over, even in the same adventure. Great for tribal natives gone restless and humanoids, but anyone can have set this up. Just what the header says, a simple bag over a stick stuck in the ground or floor.

As GM you can place the bag on a stick anywhere, in a floor crack the heroes have passed before, outdoors in a clearing or path, or at the edge of the PCs' encampment the following morning, what have you. Place anything on the stick - a coiled yellow viper angered by the bag removal, mini crossbow w/poison, transdermal hallucinatory drug dusted on the bag, yellow mold colony, an NPC ally's head, a weapon, scroll tube or satchel, what have you.

The idea is to build tension and/or stall for time/distract the party. Provided it's used properly, you'll be amazed at how paranoid players will get from this simple gag.

Ideas  ( Items ) | December 31, 2009 | View | UpVote 5xp


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