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Scrasamax
December 31, 2015
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Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Podvadom    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Also known as aquastats or hydrostations, the submersible cities of the Eurasian Alliance

Longspeak
September 16, 2013
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.900000
Dragon's Wake    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Once known by another name, the port city of Dragon's Wake suffered terrible tragedy, from which it is still recovering.

Scrasamax
November 3, 2011
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
New NuOrleans    Locations  (City)   (Water)

A Caribbean raft city

Maggot
December 11, 2009
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.333333
Tawsooooshar    Locations  (City)   (Water)

 The jewel of the imperial shoal, this aquatic city is the emperor's seat of power.

axlerowes
March 15, 2009
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.812500
The Island and Firth of Crueloar    Locations  (City)   (Water)

A rough town which is haven for outlaws is a staple of all adventuring genres. In the fantasy genre the town of Crueloar provides places in which you can share a dinner table with a vampire or learn the ways of dark magic.

Grey
August 20, 2008
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Fishtown    Locations  (City)   (Water)

One of the few cities in the world where the ability to swim is more than just recommended.

MoonHunter
April 24, 2007
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.416667
City Image - UnderSkyWater    Locations  (City)   (Water)

An exotic and oddly beautiful city unlike any other.

MoonHunter
August 20, 2006
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Fort Port    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Fort Port started as a military fortification on the mouth of the Antioch River at the Known Sea, three days West of Antioch (the city).  Slowly a small community had sprung up around the Fort and its tiny port.  After decades of watching for Wapti, the militia was pulled leaving the few River Clanners behind. The Rat Clan took The Fort for their own, making it their clan house. However things were not grand as the farming was poor and the fishing not much better. But, there is always ships along the waters here.  A great deal of traffic in and out of the river and along the coast.  And so many things seemed to just "fall off" the deck and docks in these waters… finding their way here. And well, someone has to sell them.

Ria Hawk
August 11, 2006
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.333333
Port Reliance    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Port Reliance is a squalid little port town, a hive of pirates, murderers, thieves, brigands, and brawlers.  The lowest of the low, the most desperate of sea-farers end up here sooner or later.  Adventurers will fit right in.

MoonHunter
May 28, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.875000
City Image - Celedor by the River    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Celedor by the River is built around the junction of the small but mighty Blue Arrow River and Rodean River. The City’s namesake is the well known Celedor of the Hill, a fortified city of great antiquity.  In the annuals of history, Celedor of the Hill with its mighty fortifications and military history is well noted and frequently mentioned, but in the world today, its nearby sibling city Celedor by the River is more important.

MoonHunter
December 7, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
City Image - TearDrop City    Locations  (City)   (Water)

To call TearDrop City a city is to be generous. It is one of the largest collections of SkyFolk on the north part of the east coast of ThirdLand. It gains its name from the TearDrop shaped rock on the natural set of the stone pillars not far off shore.

Cheka Man
December 7, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.250000
City Image - De Maddenville    Locations  (City)   (Water)

De Maddenville sprawls across a sixth of the island of Banhoesea, and was built when the De Madden Company was young, around a bay that provided a handy deepwater port for traders.

MoonHunter
December 7, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
City Image - Sand City    Locations  (City)   (Water)

It is strange to have a city between two towns, especially when the two towns were there first and are “famous”, but such is the way of Sand City.

MoonHunter
December 7, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
City Image - Sodius    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Sodius is The White City, known for its White Gold - Salt.

MoonHunter
December 6, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
City Image - Bridgedale AKA The River Wall    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Bridgedale is the most magnificent walled city in the Marches. It is a sprawl on both sides of the Nargwal. The city continues to grow outside the city walls. The inner cities on both sides have three walls with the river closing the square. The walls are tall structures of masoned riverstones.  The same multicolored round stones are used in almost every building in the city.

Ancient Gamer
December 6, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
City Image - Kaldarien    Locations  (City)   (Water)

The city of Kaldarien is a bustling port on the Isle of Wildenmeer, often called the isle of the twin duchies, and is the capital of the southernmost duchy.

Cheka Man
December 6, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.125000
City Image - Walkabout Creek    Locations  (City)   (Water)

The City of Walkabout Creek is based within the only pass in the Mountians of Quartz. All around it is a sixty foot wall of solid but perfectly clear quartz.

MoonHunter
December 6, 2005
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
City Image - Silver Gate    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Silver Gate is built behind a natural harbor upon six and a half steep hills. It leads to the hills and their silver mines.

MoonHunter
December 4, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
City Image - Ageos    Locations  (City)   (Water)

The entire city has a soft glow: the reflected back light from the massive light egg stone up the estuary.

MoonHunter
December 4, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
City Image - Chedru    Locations  (City)   (Water)

The city of Chedru is one of the strangest Elventi cities in existence.  It echos the traditional giant HomeTrees and catwalks between them of "normal" Elventi city.  Yet there is no forest here.  The Elventi were deposited here, far from the green trees and mountains of their traditional homelands.  They have made their Way here.

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Castoria, Land of Shattered Stars

       By: Veretrix

Castoria was once a thriving and prosperous nation, a rich trade center for the surrounding lands. This all changed when, on one fateful night nearly a century ago, the Mist of Eternity rolled in and surrounded the land, obscuring more of the outside world as days and nights passed.

By the time the Mist blocked out the sun, a new light shone during what was assumed to be daytime: The Starpoint Spire, a mysterious place atop Castoria's highest peak in the northern-central region. Some say that there is some sort of building atop the mountain shining the dim "sunlight" onto the land, but it is only ever too bright or too dark to fully make out any structure, not to mention the mountain's immense height.

Not a month after the Spire's light lit up, the stars fell. Flaming rocks and debris from far-flung edges of space plummeted downward onto the eastern region of Castoria. Once the shower subsided, a strange energy from within the fallen stars transformed the eastern lands in what are now known as The Voidwastes, a barren gray land littered with craters and strange alien creatures (these can vary, but I had Pathfinder's Akatas in mind).

To the south, strange mechanism of eldritch origin are again at work after aeons of rest in the Ruins of Kchuthngnl, an ancient city of non-human creation that is estimated by scholars to be no less that five millennia old.

To the west, the once peaceful and serene forest, now known as The Plagued Woods, has been experiencing corruptions of the wildlife and humanoids living there. Some humans have reported creatures that appear not unlike a halfling, except that they can open their mouths to massive proportions to swallow creatures the size of an ogre.

When adventurers and citizens alike try to make an escape from Castoria, they are never seen again, and it is utterly unknown whether they found hopeful sanctuary or agonizing death withing the Mist's depths.

What is unknown to all residents of Castoria is that all of these events occurred because of the actions of a secret but powerful cult loyal to the Elder Gods who call the space between the planes their abhorrent home. The cult still lives on, larger than ever, and their plan is for the alien horrors to incubate and thrive within the dome of mist that now envelops Castoria, so that when the Elder Gods return as the cult's prophecy foretells, they will have an army of blasphemous creation at their disposal that they will use to make war with and enslave the denizens of the Material Plane.

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