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Aramax
October 29, 2014
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Book of Memorization (a Tale of Mysantia)    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

From 1985

The book all wizards use to aid in memorization

Re-worked per PoisonA's suggestions

Murometz
November 28, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
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Excerpt from Lockwhistle’s Adventurer’s Companion for Beginners    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

Lizard-bulls and Bull-lizards; a quick comparison for all those who still don’t get it.

CrazyF1r3f0x
November 13, 2013
Hits: 769
Comments: 1
Ideas: 12
No votes
The Tome of the Mad Lich    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

Within the pages of this ancient and dusty tomb are the blueprints of the mad creations of a powerful Lich.

Gossamer
September 3, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
What Is A Dwarf    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

A miserable little pile of secrets? No, where did you get that idea? Join the scholar Matteus Carter as he unveils the secrets of an ancient dwarven poem.

Shadoweagle
July 9, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.500000
The Whitebone Tomes    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Sentient)

Six white tomes, Encased in bone.

They shine in light like polished stone.

Trapped deep inside, fel beasts reside.

Dark power; to the holder, the books provide.

In lakes, submersed, and tombs accursed.

Across the land they are disbursed.

dustyjohnson
June 21, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
Lich Scroll    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Villanous)

The greatest failure of the Arch Mage Calypso is his one legacy sought by Emporers, Dragons, and Gods.

Gossamer
June 6, 2013
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.350000
An Ode To The Colour Red    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Magical)

Author: K.Wordsmith
The cover depicts a stylized rose with one drop of blood dripping from one of its thorns.

(But is there more than meets the eye with this book, of bloody course there is!)

Forganthus
September 4, 2012
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.181818
Catbooks    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Magical)

After the sorceress Rigalene died, those going through her estate were puzzled.  Where were all her books?  And how would they find homes for all these cats?

Chaosmark
February 4, 2012
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.125000
30 Steampunk Books    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

30 books to be found within a steampunk setting. Manuals, tomes, and blueprints galore!

Scrasamax
July 31, 2011
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
The Austere Verses    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Campaign Defining)

Illusion is the disguise of emptiness

Pieh
March 26, 2011
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Tome of the Ancient Kingdom    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Campaign Defining)

The Elders say there was once a great kingdom here. Yes, in this field of cattle, void of rubble or debris. Now, there are just a few fences and a barn for the bovine herd. At the most, you'll find some fresh dung. No treasures or artifacts of bygone ages here. What fate could have befallen such a place, as to leave no trace? Come closer, and I will show you...

valadaar
March 17, 2011
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
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The Book of Quests    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Campaign Defining)

A not-so-subtle means to send PCs on adventures.

Kuseru Satsujin
June 6, 2009
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.272727
30 Medical Texts    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

Treasured texts of the infamous Doctor Alcomb.

manfred
January 26, 2009
Hits: 1697
Comments: 15
Ideas: 2
Votes: 7 / 3.785714
Roleplaying books    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

If you know books, you know what they can do with you.

nightmareshadow
January 11, 2009
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.500000
Book of Eternity    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Magical)

A young scholar and mage creates a book to hold all the knowlage he discoverd without haveing to carry a library or destroy what he wrote.

sverigesson
October 5, 2008
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
The Book of Remembrances    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Cursed)

I have found the Book of Remembrances in the royal library… a wellspring of knowledge directly from the mouths of great rulers and scholars of the past… my only wish is that I might discover a way to add my own knowledge to this work.
T’Arkia, Imperial High Mage

Pieh
June 23, 2008
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 13
Votes: 10 / 4.100000
The Complete Guide to Necro-Nautical Magics    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Villanous)

This is a wretched tome of oceanic blasphemy; a foul water-stained, bone-white binder of bitter dead-men’s secrets and a guide to Nautical Necromancy useful in the hands of the young sea-faring necromancer or the Great Lich Umeen herself.

CaptainPenguin
February 20, 2008
Hits: 1952
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
The Taxiad: History of the Wars against the Taxians    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

The famous chronicle of Laaman of Dreva, this is a comprehensive history of the wars against the Taxians in the Great Southern Conflict.

Kinslayer
January 25, 2008
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.000000
Concise Compendium of Codices    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

Though several copies are known to exist, ultimately this is the title of a singular book.  It sits in the office of The Librarian—the Demon that oversees the Library of Citadel.  The Concise Compendium of Codices contains a listing of every known book ever printed.

Kinslayer
January 24, 2008
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
The Prophecies of Aeriolaineus the Sage    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

This millennia-old book is one of the most famous books of prophecy in all of the realms, second only to the Book of the Cannon itself, and takes the front seat in the minds of most as the quintessential book foretelling the future.

But all is not as it seems

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A traveling scholar, digging up the roots of tomatoes that he encounters.

       By: Dozus

There is a small and strange nature-worship cult that has dedicated itself to freeing vegetables. They appear usually in working pairs or trios, arriving to villages and towns separately and wearing the local garb. For some reason, they have taken to disguising themselves specifically as a scholar, a cooper, and a fisher. At night, they will sneak into backyards and side gardens, digging up household fruits and vegetables. They pile the pilfered plants into a cart and vanish in the night. While the townsfolk wake up to empty gardens, the cultists replant the fruits in the wild to let them be "free".

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