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ephemeralstability
January 15, 2007
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.269231
De Librorum    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

I don’t know if I posted about it before, but I have always wanted to run an adventure set in a library. The following is a sketch of an unusual premise and a possible plot-hook.

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…

Ancient Gamer
December 25, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
Woodland Tale    Plots  (Travel)   (Single-Storyline)

A Village by a forest, and a secret few knows. Will the PCs discover what dwells beneath the surface?

Wulfhere
December 25, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Tales of the Road    Plots  (Travel)   (Single-Storyline)

Travel broadens the mind… If you survive the journey.  A collection of Tales of Adventure

manfred
December 25, 2006
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Englbert's Home    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

How could a single building produce so much strife?

Wulfhere
December 21, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.562500
The Highwayman's Vials    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Among his effects, the highwayman had 24 mysterious vials.  What could the strange liquid portend?

manfred
October 28, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 12
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
The Old Warhorse    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

On an outlying farm, the sick grandfather of a family was kidnapped. Can the kidnappers be stopped before they deliver him off-planet?

Wulfhere
October 14, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.150000
As You Like Those Two Noble Kinsmen    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

Two Noble Kinsmen, Two Fair Maidens, Two Mischevious Servants, Two Loyal Handmaids, Two Pompous Dukes, a Clown, a Lion, and a bunch of foolish soldiers, all wandering in the forest.  Why, it’s practically Shakespeare!

Wulfhere
October 10, 2006
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 3
Votes: 8 / 4.312500
But Great Artists Steal    Plots  (Travel)   (Single-Storyline)

In every great film, the seed of a corny adventure can be found…

Dragon Lord
July 21, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.428571
Ancient Knowledge    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

To trap an ancient demon you need an ancient ritual.
And where do find such a ritual?
In the tomb of an ancient priest, of course.
And that’s where the trouble begins.

CaptainPenguin
June 13, 2006
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Comments: 20
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.636364
The Bamboo Rats    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

Every 45 years, the bamboo forests which cover the tiny land of Ghanzu bloom, and very soon after come the rats…

Murometz
March 24, 2006
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Comments: 20
Ideas: 1
Votes: 10 / 4.250000
Songs Of Fantasy!    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Single-Storyline)

Everyone can think of a favorite song or two (or three) which can easily be translated into a fantasy rpg concept, be it an item, plot, location, or what have you. Just take the lyrics of your favorite real-life ditty, and go from there!

Murometz
March 12, 2006
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Comments: 32
Ideas: 0
Votes: 24 / 4.833333
Thick As Thieves    Plots  (Event)   (Single-Storyline)

Once a year, and each year in a different place, the wandering bazaar and social gala that is the Thieves Convention is held. Invitations Only!

Scrasamax
February 28, 2006
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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…

fenixphire
February 6, 2006
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
Love's Poisoned Chalice    Plots  (Event)   (Single-Storyline)

He sat there in shock, not believing what the Guard Captain said.  It couldn’t be true.  His sweet daughter would not be capable of killing the man she was to marry.  He watched, helpless, as they took her away. 

And then came the trial.  Even as he heard the evidence against her, he refused to believe she could commit such a vile act.  As the verdict came in, his world fell apart.  It echoed in his ears, “Guilty, guilty, guilty”

Ancient Gamer
January 22, 2006
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 1
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
The Coven of the Red Moon    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

At the base of the Cyllerean Mountains a small coven of witches has laired where once was a Temple of Good.

Ancient Gamer
January 22, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 5.000000
The Arcane Chambers    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

Deep beneath the central tower laid the chambers of the Arcane. This is where the mages, witches and warlocks place those creations they deem to dangerous. The crystal bell Ã? Beloth Ã? was such a creation. Shortly after it was created by Magnus of Cormalth, it got into the hands of a cunning mercenary captain known as Harlan Marcus. Let’s shorten the tale and just say that the mages in the college valley did not like to have Harlan and his men roaming about the valley, helping themselves to the mages valuables. The bell rendered the college magic useless, and the mages locked themselves in, awaiting Harlan, armed with brooms, pottery and kitchen utensils.

The bell was later recovered, together with Harlan himself, and both were locked away in the chambers of the arcane.

Grevenon
December 17, 2005
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Comments: 21
Ideas: 65
Votes: 9 / 4.388889
Rumors and Tales    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Single-Storyline)

This is a scroll for every rumor or tale you might here from a friend or in a bar.

Ancient Gamer
November 25, 2005
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.888889
Memories of the Asdarien    Plots  (Travel)   (Single-Storyline)

On one of the adventurers’ many journeys through the lands, they one day enter a very strange village surrounded by a palisade. Therein all villagers seem to be sleeping, their hair long and flowing and their nails ever growing. Snow has settled on the land and the few found outdoors are covered in a thin layer of powdery white snow. Nothing can be done to awaken these mysterious sleepers and there seems to be no escaping this village either.

Then the night falls…

manfred
November 14, 2005
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Starting Adventures    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

Beginning adventurers have a hard time to find the right employment… let us try and help them!

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       By: Michael Jotne Slayer

The nations of the Kolm surpasses all other barbarians in their wilderness of life. Thoug they do just bear the likeness of men, of a very ugly pattern, they are so little advanced in civilization that they make no use of fire, nor any kind of relish, in the preparation of their food, but feed upon the roots which they find in the fields, and the half-raw flesh of any sort of animal. I say half-raw, because they give it a kind of cooking by placing it between their own thighs and the back of their horses. They fight in no regular order of battle but by being extremely swift and sudden in their movements, they disperse, and hen rapidly come toghether in loose array. They spread havoc over the vast plains and flying over the ramparts, they pillage the camp of their enemy almost before he has become aware of their approach. They are the most terrible warriors for when in close combat with swords and flails they fight without regard to their own safety, and while their enemy is intent upon parrying the thrust of the swords, they will entangle him with their chains so that he loses all power of walking or riding.

Excerpt from "The peoples of the world" By Taklamarian court-scholar Guliman Amon.

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