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November 23, 2005
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Danu    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

The Worship of Danu has changed over time. Originally, the worship of Danu, was a worship of faith, rather than respect/ miracle. The worshipers were magically transported to Arth, a world of many spirit beings. Upon travelling to Arth, they accepted that there were new and mighty spirits to respect, but continued to worship Danu and the principle of Masque. Now, they have found that the master of masques exists in Arth. Their worship empowers Danu and in turn, he empowers his priests. Most KnownWorlders do not understand why the MaskLanders would worship a mere master. They do not understand the word Masque.

November 22, 2005
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Ideas: 10
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
Kitchen Gods- Modern Day Deities    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

In addition to the Gods listed elsewhere, there are several minor mythological beings spoken of in current Western culture and may be taken more or less seriously. These are commonly called Kitchen Gods.

November 22, 2005
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Ideas: 17
Votes: 7 / 4.428571
These Are Our Gods    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

Across the Thousand Thousand Worlds, there are many gods. We, the Knowers of All Worlds, shall now endeavor to list all of the gods of a few select worlds.

November 21, 2005
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Ideas: 13
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Roman-themed Gods    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

Gods for the Roman-themed nation of Imperial Arcturus.

Ria Hawk
November 16, 2005
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Ideas: 9
Votes: 4 / 2.750000
Prophecies    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

Vague predictions of the future and lead one to adventure.

October 30, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Rank Systems    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (General)

I am always looking for rank structures to use in games. It is my hope that you will share some of your historical knowledge or ranks and/or reveal to us the hierarchy of ranks in the games that you play.

October 30, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 3.875000
Culture and Food    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (General)

Food is Life. Food, what is eaten, when it is eaten, and how it is eaten, says a great deal about a culture.

October 30, 2005
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Ideas: 13
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
The Breakfast of Champions    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (General)

Every culture has a different idea of what constitute’s breakfast. Even regions inside the same culture can vary quite a bit (like grits with hot sauce in Texas or Fishcake mix in omelets in New Hampshire). What do they consider “food” first thing in the morning in your space?

October 30, 2005
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Votes: 3 / 3.333333
School of Seeker    Systems  (Mystical)   (General)

The Seeker was a mystic guardian from long ago. He was a hero and a companion to Greater Heroes. To ensure the Realms would be protected, he charged his apprentices to teach others.

Dragon Lord
October 30, 2005
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Folk Magic    Systems  (Mystical)   (General)

Folk magic is more of a magical tradition than a school of scholarly research being as old as the hills, some say as old as time itself. It is as deeply ingrained to the psyche of the country folk as the changing of the seasons and has been passed down from father to son and mother to daughter for countless generations.

October 30, 2005
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Ideas: 16
Votes: 8 / 4.375000
The End of the World    Systems  (Geological/ Geographical)   (General)

Following a discussion we had on the site, I thought we could start up a thread to post the pre- and post-apocalyptic effects of a comet/minor planetary impact on a campaign world.

October 29, 2005
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The Deck of the White Sorcerer    Systems  (Combat/ Warfare)   (General)

This is a combat system for those with magic deck of cards. It allows PCs to utilize their card playing skills to resolve RPG combat.

If your character has access to such a deck, you will use these rules.

Ancient Gamer
October 28, 2005
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 8 / 4.062500
Teleportation and Translocation    Systems  (Transportation)   (General)

Throughout creation there are locations which serve as nexuses of sorts; conduits between one place and another. Such are the rules of translocation that only areas that border each other can be traversed by physical or magical means.

Ancient Gamer
October 28, 2005
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Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Of Saints    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

Saints and Sainthood: The inside story on the ascended

Ancient Gamer
October 28, 2005
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Votes: 5 / 4.400000
Necromancy: The Three Paths of Undeath    Systems  (Mystical)   (General)

Necromancy: By some it is considered as nefarious black arts and by others a vault of opportunities, the very key to the secrets of life. A substantial part of the necromancer’s practice is devoted to undeath; a state in which one is neither alive nor dead. Unbeknownst to the general populace there are three ways in which undeath can provoked, and the curse of unlife bestowed upon the recipient.

Ancient Gamer
October 28, 2005
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Votes: 8 / 4.625000
Of Dreams    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

“Dreams are the only reality” suggests some of the ancient manuscripts. Dreams and the dreamers often reveal secrets long forgotten, or dreams can hide the truth only to make it resurface decades or even centuries later

Ancient Gamer
October 27, 2005
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Ideas: 5
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
The Dangerous Aspects of Using Magic    Systems  (Mystical)   (General)

This is a system for balancing magic based on two negative aspects: A) Magic creates “noise” that those sensitive to power will notice and B)Magic is channeled through rifts to other parts of reality OR other dimensions/planes/what have you and those rifts can get out of control…

April 9, 2003
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Votes: 6 / 3.916667
Firearms & Artillery    Systems  (Combat/ Warfare)   (General)

Firearms & Artillery rules to simplify the addition of such weapons into a campaign setting.

November 20, 2002
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Tablets of Passage    Systems  (Mercantile)   (General)

Golden tablets with the seal of the ruler that issued the pass and the seal and name of who it was issued to. About the size of your palm of solid intricately etched gold. The holder of the tablet is backed by the authority of the king to make any required purchases on credit or enter any place they deem necessary. A very powerful token indeed.

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I know basilisks are immune to the gaze of other basilisks, but imagine if they weren't. Like the panda they would become ecologically unviable and endangered...

There are two large stones on the thinly wooded hillside above Tiringan. It is said that two basilisks surprised each other many years ago and fell in love at first sight. They also turned to stone at first sight. A local legend of star-crossed lizards: very moving.

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