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Stork
February 17, 2014
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
The Wishing Well    Locations  (City)   (Any)

A wishing well is nothing more that a place to hope and dream. A token offering is given with the silly notion that the wish just might come true. But what happens when these wishes start to come true, on a regular basis?

Dragonlordmax
February 10, 2014
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
The Town of Inexplicable Babies    Locations  (City)   (Any)

"Get me the sugar!" called Jack's wife. His heart skipped a beat as he stood before the cabinet. Holding his breath, he slowly opened it.... Dangit! A baby!

Scrasamax
December 29, 2011
Hits: 952
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 5.000000
The Arcology    Locations  (City)   (Any)

A portmanteau of the words Architecture and Ecology, arcologies are megastructres that are built with an eye towards environmentally friendliness.

Age of Fable
May 24, 2010
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.285714
Notable Locations of Teleleli    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Some notable locations in the city.

Age of Fable
April 30, 2010
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Technology of Teleleli    Locations  (City)   (Any)

A brief discussion of the prevailing level of technology in the city of Teleleli and the islands around.

RGTraynor
May 21, 2009
Hits: 1072
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Cathedral of the Black Dagger    Locations  (City)   (Any)


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Pieh
April 19, 2009
Hits: 2173
Comments: 17
Ideas: 1
Votes: 9 / 4.444444
30 Fountains of Youth    Locations  (City)   (Any)

"Are you crazy? There ain’t no such thing. It’s all fairy tales for the stupid and desperate. Even if it were, they all say it’s cursed or something. Get back to work."

MoonHunter
October 13, 2008
Hits: 4361
Comments: 26
Ideas: 18
Votes: 13 / 3.846154
101+ Scenes in the Modern Western City    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Everytime you look at something in The City, there is something going on behind it. It is a moment caught in the tangles of time of some other persons life. It is those little moments that make The City seem so alive.

Netlander
July 13, 2008
Hits: 1055
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 2.750000
No-Man's Land    Locations  (City)   (Any)

I am woman. Hear me roar!

Cheka Man
June 8, 2008
Hits: 3671
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.928571
30 Cities    Locations  (City)   (Any)

30 Cities with their teeming multitudes and famous landmarks.

Drackler
May 10, 2008
Hits: 2021
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.642857
Dempree Dupree's Emporionic Bazaar    Locations  (City)   (Any)

A rundown shop of old joys, now just a wreck, with a little touch of mystery.

Silveressa
April 28, 2008
Hits: 5813
Comments: 25
Ideas: 0
Votes: 17 / 4.352941
Silver Oak    Locations  (City)   (Any)

A small village situated near a medium lake,with inhabitants and history that is more unique than one might expect. Suitable for any fantasy/low tech setting.

Ouroboros
November 16, 2007
Hits: 5686
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.333333
The Amber House    Locations  (City)   (Any)

The headquarters of the Whores´ Guild

Scrasamax
November 14, 2007
Hits: 8249
Comments: 20
Ideas: 11
Votes: 13 / 5.000000
101 Villages    Locations  (City)   (Any)

101 plug and play communities in 10 sub-categories

Michael Jotne Slayer
November 4, 2007
Hits: 3049
Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.642857
30 Villages    Locations  (City)   (Any)

30 villages ready at the disposal of the Gamemaster.

valadaar
August 3, 2007
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
No votes
Stoneholt    Locations  (City)   (Any)

A city large enough to contain kingdoms.

Wulfhere
January 4, 2007
Hits: 4499
Comments: 19
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.333333
Abyrwythynsternwdt, the Village of the Unpronouncable Name    Locations  (City)   (Any)

The villagers paid dearly after they slew the stuttering old crone!

Akihikio
December 21, 2006
Hits: 5519
Comments: 10
Ideas: 18
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Local Winter Holidays    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Christmas type holiday that can be thrown into any city/town.

ephemeralstability
December 21, 2006
Hits: 6406
Comments: 7
Ideas: 17
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
Local History    Locations  (City)   (Any)

The addition of “irrelevant” details adds local colour to a campaign world, giving the impression that the DM has thought very deeply about the history of even the smallest architectural feature.

MoonHunter
December 3, 2006
Hits: 1975
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Inns and Taverns of Antioch    Locations  (City)   (Any)

In Antioch, the Inn and Tavern is an institution. You hit the corner or neighborhood tavern a couple of nights a week, if not every night. You go, eat, drink, socialize.

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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.

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