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Anteaus
June 8, 2005
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Aquaverso    Items  (Materials)   (Non-Magical)

The boat floats on what?
Air, the Aquaverso makes it float on air.

Anteaus
June 8, 2005
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Philosopher's Mercury    Items  (Materials)   (Non-Magical)

12 years ago: When Lord Caasi turns his restless mind to the ancient art of alchemy, he unleashes Philosopher’s Mercury, a primal source of matter and a key to manipulating the four elements of Danmatum, Lux, Phlegm and Gas

Maggot
May 3, 2005
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Ahal Paste    Items  (Materials)   (Non-Magical)

A traditional weapon among certain primitive tribes such as the Powi,this strange paste derived from the Ahal nut has been used to suprise and encumber many an opponent.

Agar
April 3, 2004
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Helspar    Items  (Materials)   (Non-Magical)

A metal found deep in the bowels of the earth. It stays warm even after years away from the forge.

Shadoweagle
March 24, 2004
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Imuricum    Items  (Materials)   (Non-Magical)

A particularly volatile element, Imuricum is found in Adamantite covered by Red Mui’aan Fungus. Only the greatest of alchemists dare attempt extracting Raw Imuricum; only the most foolish metallurgists mix it with inferior materials, and only the bravest blacksmiths will create weapons from this rare and dangerous metal.

CaptainPenguin
July 22, 2003
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Lizardfolk Gold    Items  (Materials)   (Non-Magical)

Every year, the Lizardfolk, who call themselves the Quetzalx, send traders to the colony of Armegk, bringing with them their special kind of gold…

CaptainPenguin
May 24, 2003
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Umbral Clot    Items  (Materials)   (Non-Magical)

A fist-sized clot of shadows with strange visual properties.

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       By: tinypoisonousfish

Bag on a Stick

Very simple gag but a great one, since it can be used multiple times over, even in the same adventure. Great for tribal natives gone restless and humanoids, but anyone can have set this up. Just what the header says, a simple bag over a stick stuck in the ground or floor.

As GM you can place the bag on a stick anywhere, in a floor crack the heroes have passed before, outdoors in a clearing or path, or at the edge of the PCs' encampment the following morning, what have you. Place anything on the stick - a coiled yellow viper angered by the bag removal, mini crossbow w/poison, transdermal hallucinatory drug dusted on the bag, yellow mold colony, an NPC ally's head, a weapon, scroll tube or satchel, what have you.

The idea is to build tension and/or stall for time/distract the party. Provided it's used properly, you'll be amazed at how paranoid players will get from this simple gag.

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