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May 29, 2016
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25 Things to Find in a Nook, Alcove, or Grotto    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Traps)

That looks interesting, I make a search check for loot.

Wait... what comes at me?

August 23, 2015
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Votes: 5 / 4.300000
Swarm Stump    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

They're coming out of the ground, they're coming out of the damn ground, game over man, game over man!!!!

April 25, 2014
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Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Quortek Baat'leb    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Traps)

Also known as the Circle of Soul Stealing, a devious and powerful trap

Cheka Man
March 7, 2014
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Votes: 5 / 4.100000
7 Special Prisons    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Most criminals who are locked up as a punishment or to await trial are just confined in regular cellblocks or jails, but not all of them. Some are so dangerous that ordinary prisons just will not hold them. Others have secrets that cannot be allowed to be spread, or their crimes are so dreadful that they deserve a greater punishment then normal incarceration or even execution. In yet other cases the ruler had a nasty sense of humour...

July 26, 2012
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Votes: 7 / 3.500000
Death Room    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Traps)

Money=zombies. Who knew that the room with pictures of people getting killed would spawn undead things trying to kill you?

Magus of the Citadel
September 2, 2011
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 1
Votes: 10 / 3.850000
The Door of Heaven    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Traps)

The door that cannot be reached, the wall that cannot be climbed

April 29, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.500000
The Vattic Trap    Dungeons  (Other)   (Traps)

"John. This is your final power. Precognition. Don't you see? The ability to know what is going to happen. And, if you know what is going to happen, then you can stop it."

Often considered only a vicious trap that preys on the fears of its victims, the Vattic Trap harbors an important secret.

August 15, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.300000
Animated Doorknob    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Traps)

It sure looks like a normal doorknob...Wait a second...Did it just move?!

April 26, 2010
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 3.166667
30 devious traps    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)


The tripwire activated a trap of such ferocity that even the bravest man among us quavered.

February 16, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 2.437500
Burn Box    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

"Private documents need protecting? no problem just get a burn box"


January 11, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 3.125000
Baked Adventurer Anyone?    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Forcing party members into a furnace is fun!

January 24, 2009
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.000000
The Never Ending Hallway    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Darn, this hallway is really long…

January 2, 2008
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.750000
Picnic Basket of Confinement    Dungeons  (Forest/ Jungle)   (Traps)

Beware of food that isn’t yours for the taking.

Magus of the Citadel
October 10, 2007
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Votes: 9 / 3.722222
The Spider Wall Trap    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Traps)

Consider your grip and consider just how important the iron spikes and 10 foot pole are.

August 1, 2007
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Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Iron Ladder    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

What’s this round thing on the wall…

May 7, 2007
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.000000
The Spider's Basin    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

A simple, effective dungeon trap that satisfies the requirements to be used several times and without decaying.

January 5, 2006
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Ideas: 10
Votes: 9 / 3.333333
Silly traps    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Many traps are not designed to kill or maim, but more to disgust or annoy, or even to put a smile on the victim’s face… this is a scroll of such traps.

January 4, 2006
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Ideas: 12
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Mechanical Traps    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Traps working the good old mechanical way, through levers, ropes and switches. Included are also the beloved pit traps.

January 4, 2006
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 19
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
Magical Traps    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Magical implements that trap the unwary.

January 4, 2006
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 19
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Outdoor Traps    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Traps for the outside. It is not only the dungeons and ancient tombs that are dangerous.

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The Needy Dead

       By: Murometz

The PCs are hired by undead to rid their village community of an invasive necromancer.

As the PCs make their way, wherever they are going, they spot two zombies. The zombies approach but before the cleric can turn them, one starts throwing coins at the PCs while the other pleads with them, unable to pronounce the letters "L" and "H" due to some missing gums. "Peeth issen...no 'arm...coin...peeth issen!"

If the PCs don't slaughter the two zombies immediately, they will eventually come to learn that the two were chosen to find help by their brethren. The zombies want to hire the PCs to rid their community of an unwanted pest. An opportunistic necromancer.

Apparently, a small benign community of undead have taken residence in an abandoned village, living out their undeath as peacefully as the undead can. Recently, a malicious necromancer has invaded the village, and plans to enslave the entire populace with his malignant spells, raising a small army.

The PCs must battle the vile necromancer, even as he animates the very folks who hired the PCs in the first place, to slaughter them.

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