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CaptainPenguin
July 26, 2006
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Comments: 62
Ideas: 0
Votes: 21 / 4.833333
The Mountain of Boats    Dungeons  (Desert)   (Rooms/ Halls)

Trapped forever in the grip of the Sea of Jade, paralyzed by the Great Curse, the Fleet of Nazran has become a hellish prison of eternal torment, and the tomb of adventurers from across the Earth.

Ancient Gamer
July 25, 2006
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Comments: 26
Ideas: 3
Votes: 14 / 4.607143
Crawlers of the Dark    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Rooms/ Halls)

In the dark alleys of Malcaresh, the Caravan City of the Plains, many an adventurer meets his death at the end of an unseen blade. Even more part unwillingly with their belongings, having fallen victim to the thieves and cutthroats plying their old and ignoble trade. Yet even among these, the whispers of House Caraguil invoke fear and discomfort.

Maggot
July 23, 2006
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.611111
Mugama, The Gold That Is Not    Dungeons  (Desert)   (Ecology)

Nestled between the towering cliffs of the Zorian plateau, lies a vast cavity that is wide enough to swallow an adult bull elephant with enough space to spare for a small herd of draft horses on either side. There you will find gold, an abundance of it. But what is that you say? That the natives tell you that it is a place of death and home to hideous monster that will devour you? Ignore the savages. They only seek to protect what they are too indolent to grab for themselves.

-A Khanate offical assuring a bunch of miners.

Strolen
July 22, 2006
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.375000
Torrent Falls    Dungeons  (Water)   (Style)

Hidden above an alcove behind a forgotten waterfall could be one of the last intact temples of a long persecuted religious order dedicated to the worship of their water elemental patron.

Mourngrymn
July 21, 2006
Hits: 11316
Comments: 28
Ideas: 9
Votes: 17 / 4.735294
Hellgate Prison    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Ecology)

In a prison without walls, without guards, and without law; what kind criminal would choose death over a prison such as this?

One destined to go to Hellgate Prison.

Dozus
July 19, 2006
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Comments: 20
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.678571
Corvorane's Cave    Dungeons  (Water)   (Style)

The dread pirate Corvorane was legendary even after his capture and conversion to a privateer.  His secret fortress and hidden treasure are of equal fame.  But more than gold lurks in the depths of Corvorane’s Cave.

Siren no Orakio
July 9, 2006
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 2.500000
The Altar of the Sun    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Rooms/ Halls)

A single room in the lair of those cast away by the gods, this place of worship is nothing the adventurers are likely to expect here.

Ria Hawk
July 2, 2006
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.454545
Illyana's Palace    Dungeons  (Tundra/ Arctic)   (Style)

In the trackless Frozen Waste, at the heart of the Sra lands lies the sacred glacier Ganamed, wherein lies Illyana’s Palace, the great ice necropolis of the Sra tribe.

MoonHunter
June 30, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.437500
The Littered Halls    Dungeons  (Any)   (Rooms/ Halls)

You follow the map your purchased. It is to lead to the lair of Tergars the Dark. You follow through the woods, and find the rocks that lead into the hillside. The troupe creeps inside. Inside you find burned out candles, recent trash, and a few broken kegs. It is not Orc remains… there are funny and obscene things written on the walls with charcoal written in the local tongue. It is strange… unless….

Siren no Orakio
June 28, 2006
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Caern of the Steam Bringers    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Style)

A long forgotten city, with surprising inhabitants.

Erfunden
June 26, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.928571
The Miscreant Labyrinth    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Style)

Deep below the small, peacful country of Vorbild is a dark, impossible maze filled with the countries bad-eggs.

Scrasamax
June 26, 2006
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
The Great Barrow    Dungeons  (Plains)   (Rooms/ Halls)

The Repository of the victorious dead…

Incarnadine
June 25, 2006
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.300000
Malicious Archeology    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Rooms/ Halls)

Sometimes a painting is just a painting.

This is not one of those times.

MoonHunter
June 25, 2006
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 8
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
Barrows of The First Men    Dungeons  (Any)   (Style)

The First Men buried their Kings and “Big People” (Nobles and other Important people) in underhills - tombs made under hills of earth called Barrows. While this custom seems quite common, the First Men were not.  The First Men were closer to The Mythics - The Shidhe (Elves) and Dwarves - and The True Dreaming Magics than Modern Men. Thus entering their barrows means you are entering a different world and time.

MoonHunter
June 24, 2006
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 3
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
An ecological dungeon 3: Spirits and Unliving    Dungeons  (Any)   (Ecology)

As with any eco system, there is a pattern of life and death. Unfortunately when there is death, there is often trapped emotions, suffering, and other things that “complicate” the process of transition. Add to this mix the presence of magic and gods and the chances of complications multiply.  These complications are known to the mortals as Ghosts, Spectres, and various forms of material Undead.

MoonHunter
June 23, 2006
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Comments: 19
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.300000
Pegoran Doors    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

"The Pegoran saw the circle as the link between this world and the next," the mage said. Before he could pontificate further, "So the door rolled in Raygar to send him to the next?" the rogue blathered, "What a mad peoples!"

Iain
June 23, 2006
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.055556
Tower of Inversion    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Rooms/ Halls)

The dread Tower of Inversion, lair of the vile lich Zarakoth Xorast, contains five layers, each containing different tools of dark magic.

Scrasamax
June 22, 2006
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.600000
Dungeon National Park    Dungeons  (Any)   (Style)

Enacted roughly 4 years ago, the Dungeon Preservation act sought to map out and better understand the dungeon ecosystem, and to protect it.

Department of Dungeon Preservation

Scrasamax
June 22, 2006
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.583333
The Noil Ruins    Dungeons  (Plains)   (Style)

From a low hillock in a vast plain, the entrance to the Noil Ruins is as unobtrusive as it is a gateway to wonder…

Incarnadine
June 20, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.000000
Saint Ithiel's Solace    Dungeons  (Swamp)   (Style)

Through mud and hate and rain,
Through blood and rot and pain,
The bell tolls for victim next,
To save Saint Ithiel, the Ashfeather Hex

-Nursery Rhyme

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       By: Strolen

In nature, for instance, a rhino has flies and ticks etc, that live on the hide and live off the blood. Rhino will visit and lie in ponds where turtles will clean the underwater portion of the ticks and a species of bird will clean the the top of ticks and other parasites. What if where the characters camp there were a species of animals that lived off wounds of the creatures. PCs camp. Anybody with wounds on there body are soon covered with small rodent - insect - shadows - whatever. Would immediately see it as a threat I would imagine. But perhaps one of the wounded didn't wake up when it happened, and when they did finally wake they were completely healed. Perhaps somebody was warned of something attacking them but they were able to notice that the wound was actually getting smaller instead of larger. Or maybe they successfully beat the creatures off them and don't notice an improvement, marking this place never to rest at ever again....later learn that villagers send their wounded there but they keep it a guarded secret because they don't want all the attention or traffic and what comes with such a special gift. Could turn into something more too if characters decide to start blabbing about it.

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