Just in case, and because some others have put these up.
And thirdly, the code is more what you'd call "guidelines" than actual rules. - Barbossa to Elizabeth, Pirates of the Caribbean.
The author's quips and comments on making the most of your first submission
A guide for other users to better understand my voting criteria and what my votes mean.
A quick walk through some of what makes Strolen's Citadel.
So you are here. You are brand new or have been browsing for years and you think you are ready to plunge in. DO IT!! Do it NOW!
How to link submissions in Strolen's Citadel.
A few threads that are itching for additions or collaboration to get you started at Strolen's Citadel.
When photons bounce off your subs and into my retinas, this is how my headmeats give me numerals.
In time long past the Citadel was new and innocent. As the years went on much was added to include the ability to vote and comment. Ever since then there has been prosperous periods where the votes and comments were just a tool and the Horde was happy. But subtle battles raged, sides were taken and votes were interpreted as acts of aggression. Much dread and drama followed these battles and authors were lost. So was birthed the Law of the Hammer.
A similar sub to Mourns Voting Practices, simply how I vote on subs/vote in general.
Ok, there is no real place to put this but I think it needs to be said and put up here for everyone to view. This is not for gaming terms, it is not how to view rules or your gamers better. But it is an idea on how to respect your fellow Strolenites.
tips on posting Societies (part of the Codex Posting Advice)
The players see a small shrine to the local nature deity just of the trail. Before they even approach it, they can smell the foul stench of rotting meat. If they inspect the shrine, they can see it has been desecrated by rotting organs in the last few days. There is no mistaking it for an obscure ritual, the organs are thrown everywhere, not left in specific places as in sacrifice.
If the players try to clean the shrine, they will soon find it has been boobytrapped to fling sharp splinters covered in the rotting gore in every direction. While only doing a few points of damage, they injured players will likely take sick soon unless they get medical attention.