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Scrasamax
January 20, 2016
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Fuijin Kaze    Items  (Transports)   (Non-Magical)

Relying entirely on A-pods for flight, the Kaze class of aircraft is well known, and the Nipponese Fuijin is the best known Kaze type.

Moonlake
June 20, 2015
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 1
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Legendary Chinese Strings (guqin)    Items  (Art and Music)   (Non-Magical)

A collection of legendary guqin (a specific type of Chinese string instrument) from actual history (2nd of my Chinese Lore series)

Cheka Man
April 6, 2015
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
7 Market Items    Items  (Equipment Listing)   (Non-Magical)
Seven things that a PC could find at a market that could be of some use.
Scrasamax
March 18, 2015
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.000000
screenery    Items  (Art and Music)   (Non-Magical)

Screenery - the images and loops shown on large screens and monitors inside space stations, arcos, and geofronts to counter the feeling of oppression or claustrophobia that can occur in such enclosed locations.

valadaar
January 28, 2015
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.625000
Skill Tabs    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

Expertise on a tab? Of course! Sign me up!

valadaar
January 28, 2015
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Skyhawk Faunareconnaissance Implant    Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)

The Advance of Technology seems unstoppable. Some things while possible are probably best not produced...

valadaar
January 28, 2015
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 1
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
STEM Packs    Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)

One of the most common healing devices found in the world of Therafter. Suitable for near future settings.

axlerowes
January 12, 2015
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
Matter Converter Reactors (MCRs): 100 word piece of Sci-Fi Minutia    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Non-Magical)

When a future imagines something as fantastic as faster than light travel it has also to imagine a fantastic power source.

axlerowes
January 5, 2015
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Magnetic Field Tracker Sensor Arrays: A 100 Word Piece of Sci-FI Minutia    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Non-Magical)

The term Sensors refers to a broad range of devices on a space ship that are used to observe the environment outside the spacecraft. Some sensor systems are passive, absorbing and processing information. Other systems are active: provoking objects in space to gain information.

axlerowes
January 5, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Telephoto Sensor Arrays and Whisker Drones: A 100 Word Piece of Sci-Fi Minutia    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Non-Magical)

The term Sensors refers to a broad range of devices on a space ship that are used to observe the environment outside the spacecraft. But sometimes what you really need to do is stick your head out the window and have a look. In deep space it is better if you ask your drone to do it for you.

axlerowes
January 5, 2015
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.333333
Passive Matter Sampler Arrays: A 100 piece of Sci-fi Minutia    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Non-Magical)

The term Sensors refers to a broad range of devices on a space ship that are used to observe the environment outside the spacecraft. Under the broad umbrella of this concept are scores of devices ranging from a simple alignment of magnets to devices that pull at the fabric of space itself

axlerowes
January 5, 2015
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Passive Electromagnetic Sensor Arrays: A 100 word Piece of Sci-Fi Minutia    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Non-Magical)

The term Sensors refers to a broad range of devices on a space ship that are used to observe the environment outside the spacecraft. Under the broad umbrella of this concept are scores of devices ranging from a simple alignment of magnets to devices that pull at the fabric of space itself.

Scrasamax
April 25, 2014
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Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Patrol Pod    Items  (Transports)   (Non-Magical)

Patrol Pods are aerial scouting vehicles that share similarities to helicopters and motorcycles.

Scrasamax
March 26, 2014
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.250000
Augscannen    Items  (Computers)   (Non-Magical)

Augscannens are common handheld devices used by security and law enforcement agencies

Scrasamax
January 29, 2014
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
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Brigman Marine Hardsuit    Items  (Armor)   (Non-Magical)

A marine version of the construction hardsuit. Excerpted from the Abridged 30 Power Armors sub

Pariah
November 17, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 2.500000
Subdermal Monitor    Items  (Tools)   (Non-Magical)

At the annual tech show in Dubai this week, IDC has announced its entry into the subdermal monitor wars. Sources in the company say that they believe that their Dermal Screen is more than capable of competing with the iSkin. Here's their official press release:

Scrasamax
November 16, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Trace On System    Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)

The Trace On System, abbreviated as either TOS or TRON are a series of epidermal implants and nano-fiber filaments implanted to improve the reflexes, balance, and agility of the augment wearing them.

CrazyF1r3f0x
November 13, 2013
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 12
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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: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.571429
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.

caesar193
August 16, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
The Shield of St. John    Items  (Armor)   (Non-Magical)

With many legends and myths attributed to it, the Shield of St. John was wielded by the Prophet and bears the curse of fame for bearing holy magic. However, the only benefit the Shield could bestow upon the wielder is psychological.

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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.

Ideas  ( Lifeforms ) | October 12, 2011 | View | UpVote 3xp


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