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Moonlake
June 10, 2014
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World Creation and the Citadel    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Citadel Help)

Tips on how to utilise resources on and functions of the Citadel to Develop and Maintain World settings

Kassy
May 30, 2014
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500 Word Submission    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Citadel Help)

And thirdly, the code is more what you'd call "guidelines" than actual rules. - Barbossa to Elizabeth, Pirates of the Caribbean.

valadaar
March 11, 2014
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Valadaars First Submission Advice    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Citadel Help)

The author's quips and comments on making the most of your first submission

Scrasamax
February 23, 2014
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7 Things About Criticism    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Citadel Help)

Criticism can be a very powerful and valuable tool if you understand how to give it, and more importantly, how to accept it.

valadaar
February 1, 2014
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Creating Generators from 30s    Articles  (Resource)   (Citadel Help)

Got a 30? Want a Generator? Read on!

valadaar
January 31, 2014
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Strolens Generator Quickstart    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Citadel Help)

Want to build a generator? Here's how!

young0ne2
January 18, 2014
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Voting and the Citadel    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Citadel Help)

Voting in the Citadel, Thoughts?

valadaar
November 12, 2013
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TroubleshootingStub    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Citadel Help)

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Darkornyx
August 20, 2013
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Pra'Eimus, the Grand Archer    Articles  (Character)   (Citadel Help)

" Not all arrows hit their target, and not all bows are designed to make the arrow flew farther, but not all targets can evade, if you do it right... " - Pra'Eimus

Kassy
June 8, 2013
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My Voting Practices    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Citadel Help)

A guide for other users to better understand my voting criteria and what my votes mean.

Darkornyx
March 22, 2013
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The Athlran    Lifeforms  (Character)   (Citadel Help)

The Creator had created Impthus out of the very essence of light itself. And so do all of his fellow followers. The Athlran glow endlessly, no matter where they are. They have a pair of white wings and their form radiates bright light, as the High Heaven itself.

Darkornyx
March 21, 2013
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The Demon Princess and Princesses    Lifeforms  (Character)   (Citadel Help)

At the beginning of life, before the Living World was created, the Creator had created only Felenthur and Impthus, that he made them both as brothers. One with the heart of darkness and one with the heart of light. Impthus was given the High Heaven with the Orb of Light. While, Felenthur was given the scorching plains, where soon, he transformed the plains into the Burning Hell as soon as he managed to made a plea to the Creator. A plea which he asked to create an ally for him. Thus, the Demon Princess and Princesses were born into the Burning Hell.

Scrasamax
March 11, 2013
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Oekaki Writing    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Citadel Help)

A stylistic writing challenge

Strolen
August 18, 2012
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New to Strolen's Citadel    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Citadel Help)

A quick walk through some of what makes Strolen's Citadel.

Strolen
August 18, 2012
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Your First Submission    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Citadel Help)

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!

Strolen
August 18, 2012
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Linking Submissions    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Citadel Help)

How to link submissions in Strolen's Citadel.

Strolen
August 18, 2012
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Not Sure What To Do?    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Citadel Help)

A few threads that are itching for additions or collaboration to get you started at Strolen's Citadel.

Scrasamax
July 5, 2012
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The Quest Queue    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Citadel Help)

A repository of all the quest ideas that have been brainstormed and then lost through the cracks

Forganthus
June 15, 2012
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How I Vote    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Citadel Help)

When photons bounce off your subs and into my retinas, this is how my headmeats give me numerals.

Scrasamax
January 9, 2012
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100 Word Submission    Articles  (Fiction)   (Citadel Help)

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       By: Raptyr

Nine times out of ten, it’s the undead that do the running.

Not strictly animal or vegetable, the Corpse bud is a peculiar individual that shares characteristics from multiple kingdoms and species. In appearance, all corpse buds bear a shape of a large rounded top bud divided into four lateral segments, and a much longer, narrower bottom bud, also divided into four segments. Between the two halves are a set of four radial limbs, rounded on top and flat on the bottom, covered with tiny serrated hooks facing towards the body. In overall size, it’s limbs reach as wide as a spread hand, with the body being as thick as a fist. It is as long as a human hand from top to bottom.

Internally, the top bud of the corpse bud contains a bacteria filled membrane that produces the hydrogen that the corpse bud uses to stay aloft, and a series of fungal gills for the dispersal of spores for reproduction. The lower half of the bud contains a number of fine filaments, as well as a sharp barbed stinger containing a powerful local anaesthesia.

The Corpse Bud mobilizes by inflating its top bud, and steers by rotating its arms rapidly about its body. The corpse bud ordinarily drifts with the wind, orienting towards the scent of recent decay and death. It preys on the recently dead, burrowing the lower bud into the victim, using the anaesthesia in case the victim is dying, and not truly deceased. Once embedded, it releases its filaments into the body, replacing the current nervous system. This gives it full animation of the body, and allows the corpse bud to direct it.

Corpse buds are not a malevolent species, being primarily concerned with breaking down the host body for food, and infecting the reproductive cycle with spores in order to mate with other corpse-bud bodies. To preserve the corpse for this purpose, Corpse buds will seek out dry locations to prevent bacteria from destroying the corpses. This often causes a large number of corpse buds to gather in a single location.

In culture, Corpse buds are used to repair broken spines or degenerative diseases, as the sentient mind will easily overcome the mind of the non-sentient corpse bud. Once infected by a corpse bud, however, removal is usually fatal, and the infected individual cannot reproduce, or risk infecting another. Thus, it is a technique often reserved for the elderly, or a last resort.

Necromancers and other dark sorcerers will often preserve the corpses of their victims magically, and infect them with corpse buds, creating traditional undead as well, so as to seed their lairs with undead both offensive and non, in order to throw their enemies off balance. They will also enslave the rudimentary minds of the corpse buds, and transform the docile things into a plague. There have also been accounts of magically transformed corpse buds with stronger minds and a taste for living flesh, but thus far all accounts are unproven rumors.

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